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The Weekend Guide

peter sorel!

We’re seeing stars.

VIEW
Hollywood to Chicago
What:
A retrospective of famed celebrity photographer (and new local resident) Peter Sorel.
Why: The Hungarian-born artist has shot Salma Hayek and Nicole Kidman, but his latest muse is Lake Michigan.
When: Thru Apr. 12. Tues.-Sat., noon-6 p.m.
Where: Hilton-Asmus Contemporary Gallery, 716 N. Wells St., at Superior St. (312-475-1788).

SIP
Celeste
What:
Set your sights high at this new River North spot, where the drink menu is organized by the phases of the moon.
Why: Get starry-eyed over the Golden Filigree cocktail (cognac, dark rum, bourbon, and milk whey), then soak things up with a stellar burrata appetizer.
When: Mon.-Fri., 5 p.m.-4 a.m.; Sat., 5 p.m.-5 a.m.
Where: 111 W. Hubbard St., b/t LaSalle & Clark Sts. (312-828-9000).

LOL
Colin Quinn Unconstitutional
What:
The comedian’s current tour takes on America’s constitutional madness in one hilarious history lesson.
Why: Politically incorrect is our kind of party.
When: Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., at Golf Rd., Skokie. Tickets ($47) at ev2.net.

DIVE
InterContinental Chicago Pool
What: Say “I want 85” to the hotel staff and score half-price admission ($12) to the 85-degree Olympic-style pool and bi-level health club.
Why: Polar vortex, part three.
When: Thru Mar. 15. Mon.-Fri., 6 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 7 a.m.-10 p.m.
Where: 505 N. Michigan Ave., at Illinois St. (312-944-4100).

BENEFIT
Lou Reed Tribute
What:
Musical acts like Supercell Mothership walk on the wild side to celebrate the legend’s birthday.
Why: Proceeds go to Lurie Children’s Hospital.
When: Sun., 7 p.m.
Where: The Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western Ave., at Cortez St. (773-276-3600). Tickets ($10) at ticketweb.com.

Photo: Peter Sorel / Courtesy of Hilton-Asmus Contemporary Gallery

LOCATIONS
716 N Wells St
@ Superior St
Chicago, IL 60654
312-475-1788
111 W Hubbard St
bt LaSalle & Clark Sts
Chicago, IL 60654
312-828-9000
InterContinental Chicago
505 N Michigan Ave
@ Illinois St
Chicago, IL 60611
312-944-4100
9501 Skokie Blvd
@ Golf Rd
Skokie, IL 60077
847-673-6300
1035 N Western Ave
@ Cortez St
Chicago, IL 60622
773-276-3600
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