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Pencil This In

By Staff in Arts & Entertainment on Sep 26, 2011 5:25PM

2011_9_26_PTI.jpg Dining Out For Equality

Some proceeds from tomorrow's "Dining Out for Equality" go toward Equality Illinois to help in their work to ensure that all individuals and families in Illinois are treated fairly and equitably. Reservations are not necessary for this event, but make one and mention "Dining Out for Equality," and head to any of the participating restaurants.


Chicago Public Library is teaming with Victory Gardens to present a reading of the One Book, One Chicago selection, The Adventures of Augie March by Saul Bellow. Actors from Victory Gardens, Steppenwolf, Lookingglass and TeatroVista, including Deanna Dunagan, Eddie Torres, Dennis Zacek, Ian Barford, Andrew White, Tanya Saracho, will perform. (6:30 p.m., Victory Gardens Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., tickets are $6 via (773)871-3000 or the Victory Gardens website.)

Wine Tasting

Join the House of Louis Jadot export director, Olivier Masmondet, your guide for a “Night in Burgundy” when you will discover six great wine-producing villages with six matching wines, and of course, six delicious cheeses. The tasting happens tonight at the Alliance Francaise de Chicago (54 W. Chicago Ave.; 6:30 p.m.; $15 AF Chicago members, $30 non-members; registration and more information here.)

If you have an event for inclusion in "Pencil This In," please contact Tankboy (for A&E-related listings), Anthony (for tastings, dinners and food and drink-related events) or tips[at]chicagoist[dot]com.