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The Chicago Traveler

Weekend Stuff

by Matt B on April 3rd, 2008

' Check out two local designers and their earth-friendly clothing for women at EcoFashion: Beyond the Basics. Sip on pomegranate martinis with organic vodka at Pivot, while seeing how scarves are made with natural pomegranate dye. (Apr 4)

latino' The 24th Annual Chicago Latino Film Festival features more than 100 short, animated, documentary, and feature films from the United States, Portugal, Mexico, Argentina, and Spain. Screenings take place in several venues across the city and explore politics, race, sex, and social issues. (Apr 4-16)

' Doug Benson, as seen on VH1's Best Week Ever, will be appearing at Lakeshore Theater. (Apr 4-5)

' 'Boys will be boys- but not here! Circuit Night Club will be hosting The Chicago Boi and Gurl Toiz Drag King Show. (Apr 4)

bride' From 10 a.m. to 1p.m. on Saturday, Steven Rosengard of Project Runway will offer fashion tips while retailers show off their wedding-related products at Breakfast for the Bride at Erin Gallagher. Brides-to-be can enter to win a free wedding, while the first 50 attendees will receive gift bags. RSVP to breakfastforthebride@lizkorespr.com (Apr 5)

' La Madia is hosting a 'Perfect Pizzas and Tuscan Red Wines' Class, where you can learn how to make margherita and taleggio pizza and get tips on wine pairings. (Apr 5)

' Christopher Knight and Adrianne Curry, the stars of VH1's My Fair Brady, host Rednofive's ten-year anniversary bash, featuring a 'disco divas'-themed fashion show. (Apr 5)

uterus' The all-female troupe Extra Rib presents Uterus or Against Us, a sketch comedy set at Donny's Skybox Theatre. (Saturdays through May 10)

' The Run for the Cheetah is a 5K run/walk along Lake Michigan to protect endangered animals. (Apr 6)

' The Military Arts Institute offers Punk Rock Yoga, a yoga class for all levels featuring live musical accompaniment. (every Sunday)

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