January 23, 2013
The Fear No ART Dinner Party, a discussion of the arts that features tastings from area restaurants, will have as guests this month vocalist Kelly Hogan, right, Black Ensemble Theatre founder Jackie Taylor, and art collector and entrepreneur Howard Tullman. Appetizers and entree samples from Trenchermen restaurant. Jazz singer Dee Alexander also performs.
Why go: You can not only hear about Chicago's vibrant entertainment scene, but also be part of the conversation.
Reconsider: Theater, art and music in one sitting is too much culture for you.
6:30 p.m. Monday at Mayne Stage, 1328 W. Morse Ave.; $30 (18+); 866-468-3401, ticketweb.com