8/21: Chi Latte

COLOMBIA'S BEST (LEGAL) EXPORTS: From the guy behind popular steakhouse Las Tablas and located just across the street, Macondo Columbian Coffee and Empanadas opens tonight to serve up steaming cups of fair-trade and organic coffee, empanadas made from Suarez's grandmother's recipe and a backdrop of live music from Latin America.
2965 N. Lincoln Ave., at Wellington; Lakeview; 773-392-9697  

NE-YO IN THE HIZZO: After tonight's Glamorama wraps up, headliner Ne-Yo and DJ Mel DeBarge will reconvene at Underground, the River North lair that made its name on celebrity sightings. 10 p.m.-4 a.m., $20, RSVP to vip@rockitranch.com
56 W. Illinois St., at Illinois; River North; 312-644-7600

ALL WET: French theatrical troupe Ilotopie debuts "Water Fools (Fous de Bassin)", a trippy Cirque du Soleil-like watershow that includes explosions, mythical creatures and a variety of floating apparitions. Friday and Saturday at 9:15 p.m., free with first-come, first-served seating
800 E. Grand Ave.; Streeterville; 312-595-5600

Bored at work? Got a tip? No really, bored at work? Send your suggestions for evening activities to Wendy Wollenberg at nightlifemaven@gmail.com 

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