International Beer Day is upon us. Multiple bars across the city will have various celebrations and drink specials, so head on down to your local spot and pay tribute to your favorite brew.
In anticipation of Curiosity, an interstellar rover that's about to land on Mars, Adler Planetarium hosts an event featuring a live feed of the voyage so earthbound science geeks may catch a glimpse of the red planet.
The jazz ensemble Vlatkovich Tryyo, who Peter Margasak says "seamlessly combines pulse, structural gestures, and brash accents," stops by the Hungry Brain in Roscoe Village.
For more on these events and others, check out the Reader's daily Agenda page.