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Body Implement
Nick Cave and Bob Faust (the pair behind Cave’s wickedly cool art site, SoundSuitShop) gather local designers (Frei Designs, Anke Loh, Katrin Schnabl, and more) for an accessories sale.
Why: The specially designed wrapping paper is gift-maverick gold.
When: Fri.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: SoundSuitShop Project Space, 110 E. 23rd St., at Michigan Ave. Admission is free.

Architectural Anarchy
As if you need another reason to visit Pilsen, there bubbles up a gloriously unpredictable shop of modern, industrial, and vintage finds for the home.
Why: It’s the latest venture from the gal behind Blue Bell Bazaar and the antiques whiz who runs Zap Antiques & Props.
When: Thurs. & Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Fri., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.; by appt.
Where: 2229 S. Halsted St., at 22nd Pl. (224-522-4525).

Cookbooks for Chefs and Foodies
What: Whether you’re in charge of the bird or just bringing wine, study up on seasonings and best vintages with cookbooks from James Beard, Ina Garten, Jamie Oliver, and more.
Why: You don’t want to give Grammy food poisoning — again.
When: T-Day is a week away. The time is now.
Where: Online at dailycandy.com.

Chicago Live
The WGN radio show wraps its season with a taping of a foodie edition airing convos with chefs (Graham Elliot, Stephanie Izard, Paul Kahan), mixology battles, sketch comedy, and more.
Why: It’s a hot dog smackdown when Doug Sohn (Hot Doug’s) and George and Manolis Alpogianis (America’s Dog) compare notes.
When: Tonight, 6:30 p.m.
Where: The Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., at Lake St., downstairs. Tickets ($25) online at ticketmaster.com or at the theater.

Una Mae’s Online Shop Launches
The Wicker Park boutique celebrates taking its stash (clothing, accessories, and home items) to the Web. Reckless Records DJs and free PBR/cocktails from Through the Liquor Glass will loosen you up for a spending spree.
Why: All purchases are 15 percent off.
When: Fri., 6-9 p.m.
Where: 1528 N. Milwaukee Ave., at Honore St. (773-276-7002).

Bourbon Week Dinner at The Gage
Chef Dirk Flanigan puts South in your mouth with dishes inspired by the spirit (spicy bourbon-glazed pork spare ribs, bourbon bread pudding, and more). Whiskey flights, shots, and cocktails, too.
Why: There’s a glass of Pappy Van Winkle’s twenty-year Family Reserve with your name on it.
When: Thru Mon.
Where: 24 S. Michigan Ave., at Madison Ave. (312-372-4243).

Photo: Courtesy of Body Implement

Architectural Anarchy
2229 S Halsted St
@ 22nd Pl
Chicago, IL 60608
SoundSuitShop Project Space
110 E 23rd St
@ Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60616
1528 N Milwaukee Ave
@ N Honore St
Chicago, IL 60622
24 S Michigan Ave
bt Monroe & Madison Sts
Chicago, IL 60603
175 N State St
@ Lake St
Chicago, IL 60601