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Sunday, June 24

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Intro to Kentucky Whiskey @ Delilah's

Kentucky whiskey is the theme of the night at Delilah's (2771 N. Lincoln Ave.). Starting at 6pm and then every two hours until midnight, they will feature a different brand and discuss its technical aspects. Free. Ages 21+. For more info call 773-472-2771.

Templeton Rye Classic Cocktail Night @ Fizz Bar & Grill

Before you go to WhiskyFest, spend an evening at Fizz Bar & Grill (3220 N. Lincoln Ave.) with representatives from Templeton Rye, a whiskey made just over the border in Iowa that was a favorite of Al Capone's. Learn about the history of some classic cocktails and this whiskey's place in Chicago's history. 8-10pm. Ages 21+. Free, but seating is limited. RSVP by calling 773-348-6088.

Phyllis Ross @ The Art Institute

Today, Phyllis Ross, author of Gilbert Rohde: Modern Design for Modern Living will discuss modernist furniture and industrial designer Gilbert Rohde. The event will be held in Fullerton Hall at the Art Institute of Chicago, 111 South Michigan Ave. Time TBA. $5 students; $10 Architecture and Design Society Members; $15 General Public. For more information, visit the website.

 

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