Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the architectural landmark Auditorium Theatre with the Chicago Architecture Foundation tonight from 6 to 8pm. Tickets are $30 for members, $35 for nonmembers and include one drink ticket. Cash bar also available. More information here.
Beer enthusiasts will gather at 1st Ward (2033 W. North Ave) tonight at 6pm to drink and discuss the work of Michael Jackson--the journalist who is known to many as the father of craft beer (and not the guy who sang the songs and wore the glove). You'll get to see a documentary about his life, discuss his work, and best of all, drink good beer (cash bar, sorry). Tickets $15.
The Internet, a soul band fronted by Syd "the Kyd" of Odd Future, plays alongside Milo & Otis tonight at Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake St. Doors open at 6pm show's at 7pm. Tickets are $18 in advance or at the door. All ages.
The Art Institute of Chicago has invited Jennifer Doyle, Professor of English and Co-Chair of the LGBIT Studies Minor at University of California to speak about her newest book, "Hold It Against Me: Difficulty and Emotion in Contemporary Art". The event is this evening at 6pm located at 280 S. Columbus Drive at the SAIC Columbus Auditorium. For more information call 312-899-5185 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Martyrs hosts the monthly Moth StorySLAM tonight at 8:00pm. Five audience members compete with a five-minute story on a given topic, and the person judged to be the winner of the slam goes on to the Grandslam Championships. Tickets are $8, and no advance tickets are available, so arrive early to make sure you get in. Martyrs: 3855 N. Lincoln. (773) 404-9494.