Every Wednesday at noon, CST, Brown Paper Tickets will post upcoming events happening in the Chicago area. Here are hot tickets for events coming up. Check back for stellar events that fit the interests of locals and tourists alike.
Tonight, July 20 Pizza & Pilsner Party hosted by onesixtyblue pairs beer with delicious pizza: house-made mozzarella, chorizo and basil; feta, cured olives and roasted peppers; and Wisconsin blue, Hen-of-the-Woods mushroom and spinach. Mmm-mm.
Thursday, July 21 Laer’s Last Prayer at City Lit Theater is a minimalist retelling of Shakespeare’s King Lear confronting the care of aging parents. Runs through Sunday, July 24.
Thursday, July 21 and Friday, July 22 One Man Show Jim or My Life Before I Opened for Ben Folds is a musical for mediocre young artists everywhere.
Saturday, July 23 Swing for Swash is a night of dancing, food, beer, wine, swashbuckling entertainment and more to benefit Babes With Blades, a local organization that expands opportunities for women in stage combat. Show up at 6:30 for a free swing dancing lesson!
Know of any other events happening in the Chicago area this week? Post them in the comments section.