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  • Pizza and trivia, anyone? Both go down Wednesday night at Dimo's in Wicker Park.
Pizza and trivia, anyone? Both go down Wednesday night at Dimo's in… (Hilary Higgins/for RedEye )
March 25, 2014|By Julia Borcherts | For RedEye

EAT

Charity Beer Dinner

Fork 4600 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-751-1500

The Lincoln Square restaurant highlights five breweries for this meal to benefit local organization Imerman Angels featuring a Virtue Cider reception with passed appetizers and four courses with beer pairings including coffee-rubbed, beer-glazed pork belly served with The Local Option's Morning Wood. 7 p.m. $50. Phone RSVP required.

DRINK

Trivia Night

Dimo's Pizza Six Corners 1615 N. Damen Ave. 312-909-7164

Geeks Who Drink hosts your team of up to six in a multi-round contest for gift certificate prizes. Loosen up with $2 PBR tallboys and $15 craft beer pitchers—including Half Acre Heyoka Winter IPA—and keep your energy going with a $4 German Saus-etzel pizza slice featuring a cheesy, beer-infused sauce and topped with sausage and house-made pretzel bites. 8 p.m. No cover.

Brides, Bubbles & Bliss

Great Hall at Union Station 500 W. Jackson Boulevard

Step into a wedding wonderland featuring a couture runway show with appearances by designer Francesca Miranda and D. Graham Kostic of Glossed & Found, a cocktail reception, caterer tastings, design consultant services, interior and table vignettes, a Neiman Marcus boutique featuring Christian Louboutin shoes and a Bobbi Brown beauty counter and more. 6-9 p.m. $35; $25 for non-bride companion. RSVP: bridesbubblesandbliss.com

DO

Belleisle's Indie-Rock Dance Party

Empty Bottle 1035 N. Western Ave. 773-276-3600

Shake what your mama gave ya with 12-piece pop-rock band Belleisle, which forgoes the usual standards and instead mixes original upbeat tunes with faves from the likes of The Velvet Underground, Belle and Sebastian, PJ Harvey, Nick Cave and more for your booty-shaking pleasure. 9 p.m. $6.

'The Jewels'

Storefront Theater 66 E. Randolph St. 312-742-8497

Love, greed, betrayal and accessories—no, it's not a reality show; it's Tuta Theatre Chicago's world premiere adaptation of 19th century French author Guy de Maupassant's tale of a bank clerk and his young, very beautiful wife—and her dark secret. 7:30 p.m. $15. Tickets: tutato.com

REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY

Get a dose of spring at Macy's free annual flower show, through April 6 on the ninth floor of the State Street store.

Julia Borcherts is a RedEye special contributor.

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