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eskell spring collection!

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BUY
Eskell Spring Collection
What:
The Chicago designer breezes in with silk, geometric-patterned halters, shorts, and dresses.
Why: For its festive Mardi Gras feel.
When: The next warm front.
Where: 1509 N. Milwaukee Ave., at Honore St. (773-486-0830).

SEE
Black Violet
What: Artist Ezra Claytan Daniels’s third installment in his illustrated film/live music series pits Gothic-looking animals against the Black Plague in 17th-century London.
Why: Hear soaring classical melodies by Fifth House Ensemble.
When: Mon., 7 p.m.
Where: Chicago Cultural Center, Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E. Washington St., at Michigan Ave. (312-744-6630).

GUZZLE
Avec Beer Dinner
What:
Five courses of veggie- and grain-based fare leave ample room for Brasserie Dubuisson and Vanberg & DeWulf imports.
Why: The Craft Brewers Conference is in town. Bottoms up.
When: Tues., 3:30 p.m.-midnight.
Where: 615 W. Randolph St., b/t Jefferson & Desplaines Sts. For info and reservations, call 312-377-2002.

SAVE
Complete Your Look Sale
What:
Buy something at one of three Roscoe Village boutiques (Cinnamon, Kickin’, À Pied), and your purchase at the other two is 15 percent off.
Why: Proximity is key (they’re all within a two-block radius).
When: Thru Apr. 11.
Where: Cinnamon, 2104 W. Roscoe St., b/t Hoyne & Hamilton Aves. (773-281-2466); Kickin’, 2142 W. Roscoe St., at Hamilton Ave. (773-281-6577); À Pied, 2037 W. Roscoe St., at Seeley Ave. (773-281-2210).

RESERVE
Lincoln Square Spring Wine Stroll
What:
Take the pub crawl up a notch with bites and vino at neighborhood shops and restos.
Why: Raise a glass at La Bocca della Verita, Bistro Campagne, and Fine Wine Brokers.
When: Thurs., 7-9:30 p.m.
Where: Tickets at 773-728-3890. More info online at lincolnsquare.org.

Photo: Courtesy of Eskell 

LOCATIONS
Cinnamon
2104 W Roscoe St
bt Hoyne & Hamilton Aves
Chicago, IL 60618
773-281-2466
615 W Randolph St
bt Jefferson & Desplaines Sts
Chicago, IL 60661
312-377-2002
1509 N Milwaukee Ave
@ Honore St
Chicago, IL 60622
773-486-0830
2037 W Roscoe St
@ Seeley Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
773-281-2210
2142 W Roscoe St
@ Hamilton Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
773-281-6577
78 E Washington St
@ Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60602
312-744-6630
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