You wish you May; you wish you might.
School of the Art Institute of Chicago Fashion Show
What: Student- and faculty-produced event trots out innovative, undergraduate-designed threads.
Why: You’re between a frock and a hard place.
When: Fri., 2 & 7 p.m.
Where: Sullivan Center, 33 S. State St., b/t Madison & Monroe Sts., 7th flr. Tickets online at ticketmaster.com.
What: Exhibition of photos by David Spratte, Marty Casey music video screening, and showcase of JCJ Chicago fashions; profits support student writing programs.
Why: It’s Chi and mighty.
When: Fri., 6-9 p.m.
Where: Chrome Gallery, 1462 N. Milwaukee Ave., b/t Honore St. & Evergreen Ave., 2nd flr. (773-383-9197).
Tony Fitzpatrick: The Wonder—Portraits of a Remembered City
What: Sixty drawing collages inspired by Chicago’s people, neighborhoods, and architecture.
Why: Puttin’ on the Fitz.
When: Starts Fri. Mon.-Thurs., 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; Fri., 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., at Michigan Ave. (312-744-6630).
What: Taste test farm-fresh Mediterranean flavors at Wicker Park’s latest husband-and-wife-owned resto.
Why: If you don’t go, we’ll be mad-o.
When: Hunger strikes.
Where: 1647 N. Milwaukee Ave., b/t Caton St. & Concord Pl. (773-342-2340).
GIVE HIGH FIVES
For Cinco de Mayo
What: Celebrate Hispanic culture, hombre.
Why: You love a fiesta.
When: Come on now.
Where: Anywhere you want.