Lights, camera, weekend.
Richard Bellia Exhibit
What: France’s seminal rock photographer displays shots of music icons like James Brown, The Clash, and The Cure.
Why: Photo ops with Bellia at the opening.
When: Thru Mar. 28. Opening, Fri., 5-11 p.m. Regular hours, Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat., by appointment.
Where: ThinkArt Salon, 1530 N. Paulina St., at North Ave., ste. f (773-252-2294). Reservations preferred for opening; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Circle Salon
What: New eco salon for cut, color, waxing, and eyelash and eyebrow tinting.
Why: The blowout lessons are a breeze.
When: Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 2135 W. Division St., b/t Leavitt St. & Hoyne Ave. (773-715-1026).
What: Brooklyn band lays down airy shoegaze pop.
Why: Asobi it.
When: Thurs., 9:30 p.m.
Where: The Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western Ave., at Cortez St. Tickets online at ticketweb.com or call 866-468-3401.
What: Young Irish Fellowship Club of Chicago’s annual pre-St. Patty’s Day bash benefits the Maeve McNicholas Memorial Foundation (pediatric brain tumors) and AAction Autism (humanitarian efforts for autism).
Why: Shamrock and roll with the Shannon Rovers.
When: Fri., 5-10 p.m.
Where: Navy Pier, Grand Ballroom, 600 E. Grand Ave., at Lake Shore Dr. Tickets online at youngirish.com or by e-mail (email@example.com).
The Bridal Lounge at The James
What: Consult with pros on cakes, decor, prewedding workouts, bachelor and bachelorette parties, and more.
Why: Say “I do” to free makeup touch-ups.
When: Thurs., 6-9 p.m.
Where: 55 E. Ontario St., at Rush St. (312-337-1000). Reservations required; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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