Foodball time on Monday nights means an opportunity to sample products from the latest food providers and join Chicago’s sea of great chefs and food pop-ups. Tonight is no exception, with brothers Emilio and Santiago Guerrero bringing “plant-based pre-colonial taqueria.” pinata Head to the Kedzie Inn kitchen (4100 N. Kedzie). Learn more about popups here. You can order from 5pm on the day (no reservation required). (SCJ)
With Chicago’s On Our Team and other organizations leading the way through tools like the Chicago Pay Equity Standards, pay equity is becoming an increasingly hot topic in theaters. If you’d like to learn more about the movement, or learn how to better support the financial security of those who make art as patrons, here’s a panel for you. “Pays the Thing” Cody Estle, Artistic Director of The Raven Theatre, will host tonight at 5:30 PM in the Theater Building (62-72 E. 11th) at Columbia College Chicago. (Estle will leave Raven in December for Milwaukee’s Next Act Theater. Moving the company to the Chicago Area Theater (CAT) is a capital deal to ensure more financial support for artists. Panelists included Elsa Hiltner of On Our Team, Lauren Katz of Steppenwolf Theater, Logan Jones, Marketing Director of About Face Theatre, and Jan Feldman, Executive Director of Lawyers for the Creative Arts. can be booked at eventbrite.com (KR)
Several music options (with links to the past) reader coverage):
- of rembrandt chamber musician PianoForte Studios hosts the entire Mozart program (7:30 PM, 1335 S. Michigan, $15, all ages, tickets on Square site for groups).
- It’s a night of new electronic dance-pop (all hyperpop? maybe?) at Co-Prosperity. hyde, UmrWhen equip Performance (8pm, 3219 S. Morgan, $20, 18+, Eventbrite tickets).
- indie pop group Girl K Atlanta’s Lunar Vacations opens tonight at Subterranean (8pm Northwest 2011, $22, 17+, tickets on TicketWeb).
- Elastic Arts, in conjunction with the cultural exchange program The Bridge, hosts two collaborations between French and American musicians.The first set was with trombonist Steve Berry. Erwan Quelabec Bagpipes and Will Faber Guitars (8:00 PM, 3429 W. Diversey, 2nd Floor, $10-$15, All Ages, Admission Ticket). (SCJ)
The Pilsen Housing Cooperative (PIHCO) is an organization created by members of the community in response to the gentrification of the area and rising rents. PIHCO’s member owners collectively maintain homes scattered over limited land, and the group is looking to purchase a third building this year.tonight Pico Simone’s Bar (7-9:30 PM, 960 West 18th Street) will host a fundraiser, silent auction, lottery and more. Admission is $5 and is open to those 21 and older. Details can be found on his website for the organization. (SCJ)