SUNDAY SCHOOL: St. Vincent plays Epiphany Sunday night.
Don’t-miss events for Wed 06.03.09 through Tue 06.09.09
farrago Chicago Botanic Garden Wine Festival
FREEBIES OF THE WEEK
farrago For the Love of Hops!*
Or leave the glasses to the high class and go straight for the suds: Two Brothers Brewing salutes the release of its annual double India pale ale, Hop Juice, with a full day’s lineup of bands and beer—not to mention a chance to douse the brewers in the dunk tank.
GO: June 6 noon-11. Two Brothers Tap House and Brewery, 30w315 Calumet, Warrenville. twobrosbrew.com
farrago Festival Update
So many fests, so little time. Our picks for the weekend: the 62nd annual 57th Street Art Fair, which offers an art-buying boot camp for novice collectors, and the 25th annual Printers Row Lit Fest, featuring a library’s worth of authors, from Neil Gaiman to Elmore Leonard.
GO: 57th Street: June 6: 11-6; June 7: 10-5. 57th and Kimbark. 57thstreetartfair.org. Printers Row: June 6, 7: 10-6. Dearborn from Congress to Polk. printersrowlitfest.org
concerts Music without Borders
Don’t know much about world music? A free concert is your best investment. Borders, the annual world-music series in Millennium Park, jumpstarts this week with spectacular South Korean kettle drumming from Dulsori.
GO: June 3 at 6:30. Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park, Michigan and Randolph. millenniumpark.org
We dare you not to fall in love with Annie Clark, even when she’s a little grainy and out of focus. … Who knew? Hear Levon Helm narrate the opening sequence of The Right Stuff. … Quench your thirst for Hop Juice with our April 2008 story on Two Brothers and other regional microbreweries.
PHOTOGRAPH: Annabel Mehran