Tuesday: Eat. Drink. Do.

  • Take in some music--and views--at Roof at the Wit.
Take in some music--and views--at Roof at the Wit. (Dan Peterson/For RedEye )
May 23, 2014|By Julia Borcherts | For RedEye

EAT

Tuesday Night Flight

Dusek's 1227 W. 18th St. 312-526-3851

Tuesdays translate to three food and beer pairings including a deviled ham hock salad with crispy mushroom and fried quail egg; string cheese with fava bean puree and spelt-lavender honey; and merguez sausage with crispy foie gras rice and whipped sunflower butter. 5 p.m.-2 a.m. $15.

Tuesdays At The Triangle

Milwaukee and Ashland avenues at Division Street

Grab a bite from food trucks including Pierogi Wagon and hear original stories from students in the 826Chi writing program (6-7 p.m.) and songs from the Noble Street College Prep High School choir (7-8 p.m.). No cover. More: polishtrianglecoalition.org.

DRINK

Roof Live

Roof at the Wit 201 N. State St. 312-467-0200

Make the day after the long weekend a little easier with a rooftop view of the skyline as a backdrop for live acoustic music from Matt Kysia (5-8 p.m.) and Mer (8-11 p.m.), which you can take in with $5 Coronas in honor of the hotel's fifth anniversary. 5 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover.

DO

(Free!) Kite Collective Workshop

Museum of Contemporary Art 220 E. Chicago Ave. 312-397-4010

Make your own take-home kite with guidance from artists in the Chicago-based Kite Collective group. Then watch it soar as you and the rest of the group fly your creations in the MCA's Sculpture Garden. 6-8 p.m. Free for Illinois residents; $12 suggested admission for others.

(Free!) 'Sacred Stages'

Pierce Hall at the Chicago Temple 77 W. Washington St. 312-857-1234

Art, religion, storytelling and human rights converge in this 30-minute documentary about local theater company Silk Road Rising—founded in response to 9/11 to showcase racial, cultural, economic and LGBT issues through playwrights from Asian and Middle Eastern backgrounds. A discussion with artistic director Jamil Khoury follows. 7 p.m. RSVP: web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/935113.

REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY

Aidy Bryant, Rachel Dratch and many others headline The Second City All-Star Comedy Benefit for Gilda's Club on July 17. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Tuesday: secondcity.com.

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