Approach Pregnancy With Style

Plus, Raekwon in concert and southern hemisphere wines


PREGNANT CAUSE: There'll be a lot of ladies eating for two tonight at Fashion Focus Chicago's "Bump It Up: Transform Your Pregnancy into the Ultimate Style Statement." Style expert Amy Tara Koch, a mother of two, hosts this event at the Chicago Cultural Center and shows you how to rework the basics into stunning maternity ensembles without breaking the bank. Local jewelry designers help you super-accessorize and makeup artists help you maintain that glow. And of course there's plenty of complimentary nibbles. After all, a pregnant gal gotta eat. 6-8 p.m., 77 East Randolph St, FREE

HERE COMES THE WU: Raekwon may not have achieved the solo stardom of his fellow Wu-Tang Clan mates Method Man or the late Ol' Dirty Bastard, but he's created some of the most critically-acclaimed work, including last year's release, "Only Built for Cuban Linx 2," the followup to his debut 1995 smash. Tonight he hits Wrigleyville's Wild Hare to show Chicago what he's been working on for the past 15 years and why he's considered one of the most lyrically dexterious members of the group. 3530 N. Clark St., $25

SOUTHERN STYLE: A Randolph Wine Cellars tasting tonight focuses on vino south of the border -- way south of the border. Sommeliers will be pouring Southern Cross wines from Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Chile, Argentina and Brazil at this event. Check out more than 30 varieties and light hors d'oeuvres in The Tasting Room. 1415 West Randolph St, $30

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