Toast on the Magnificent Mile
This month-long celebration of the finer things in life gets started today at several Mag Mile-area businesses, which offer deals like a $45 three-tier dessert tray for two (Lawry's), $13 splits Moet & Chandon Imperial champagne (Signature Room) and more. See the website for full details.
Rhythms, Rhymes and Reflections
5-7 p.m. at UIC Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted; free
Celebrate the beginning of Black History Month with performances from spoken-word artist Kevin Coval, dance group Stick & Move and UIC's Black Literary Guild and Gospel Chorus.
8 p.m. at Lincoln Hall; $18 (sold out)
If you hadn't heard, the '80s are back in a big way. This duo (Elly Jackson's the only member who performs live) brings the best of that synth-laden era to its very soulful performances. If you can somehow snag a ticket tonight, this show is sure to be a party. Yes Giantess and Moneypenny open.