Top Five Things to Do This Week
THE (AFRO)BEAT GOES ON The Tony-winning musical Fela!, which traces the life
of the late Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti, opens its 20-day run at Oriental Theatre on
Don’t-miss picks for Wed 3.21.12 through Tue 3.27.12:
talks Ocean Soul
WHAT I’M DOING THIS WEEKEND
What I’m Doing This Weekend is taking advantage of this unusually gorgeous weather while it lasts. Check back next week for a new installment of weekend plans from a notable, in-the-know local.
FREEBIE OF THE WEEK
talks What’s Brewing in Chicago? The Politics of Beer
Finally: more beer! On 3/27, The Illinois Humanities Council hosts Elizabeth Garibay, founder of the online project Tales, Taverns, & Towns, and Pete Crowley, the Illinois Craft Brewers Guild president, at Haymarket Pub & Brewery, where the topic of discussion is the history and future of Chicago-made brews. A seat at the event is free. As for pints? Pay as you go.
GO: 3/27 at 6:30. Haymarket Pub & Brewery, 737 W Randolph. Reservations required; call 312-422-5580 or visit prairie.org
Photograph: (FELA!) TRISTRAM KENTON