The Weekend Guide

stinky cheese night!
Photos: Jeff Kauck / Courtesy of Terzo Piano

Say cheese.

EAT
Stinky Cheese Night
What:
The first in a monthly series of three-course dinners culminating in a smorgasbord of pungent American cheeses (also available a la carte).
Why: Whiff it good.
When: Thurs., 5-9 p.m.
Where: Terzo Piano, 159 E. Monroe St., b/t Michigan Ave. & Columbus Dr. (312-443-8650). Reservations recommended.

SEE
Iron Pastorals
What:
Artist Curtis Frillmann’s paintings on salvaged sheet metal evoke lush farmland settings.
Why: He’s an iron man.
When: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; by appointment.
Where: 360See, 1924 N. Damen Ave., b/t Homer & Cortland Sts. (773-698-6340).

REFRESH
Special at Blo Salon & Spa
What:
Buy one facial (a personalized mix of pore cleansing, exfoliation, masks, and massages) and get one free.
Why: You’re in the pore house.
When: Thru Nov. 30. Mon., 7 a.m.-4 p.m.; Tues.-Thurs., 7 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri., 7 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat., 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 826 W. Armitage Ave., at Dayton St. (773-477-2256).

HEAR
Fulcrum Point New Music Project’s Movies
What:
The orchestra sounds off with a concert of film scores (The Reader, Being John Malkovich) paired with excerpts on a big screen.
Why: Malkovich Malkovich.
When: Thurs., 7:30 p.m.
Where: Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph St., at Michigan Ave. Tickets online at tickets.harristheaterchicago.org.

BROWSE
Handmade Market
What:
Get a jump on gift shopping with handbags, stationery, artwork, soaps, and more — all made by indie designers.
Why: Foxglove Accessories’s nifty jewelry incorporating vintage postage stamps.
When: Sat., noon-4 p.m.
Where: Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western Ave., at Cortez St. (773-276-3600).

Photo: Jeff Kauck / Courtesy of Terzo Piano

LOCATIONS
159 E Monroe St
@ Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, IL 60604
312-443-8650
1924 N Damen Ave
bt Homer & Cortland Sts
Chicago, IL 60647
773-698-6340
Blo Salon & Spa
826 W Armitage Ave
@ Dayton St, Lincoln Park
Chicago, IL 60614
773-477-2256
205 E Randolph St
@ Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60602
312-334-7777
1035 N Western Ave
@ Cortez St
Chicago, IL 60622
773-276-3600
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