Get Your Salsa On

Plus, networking for women and gut-busting comedians


MOVE THOSE HIPS: The search is on for the best salsa dancers in Chicago. Green Dolphin Street kicks off a six-week competition tonight which will bestow $2,000 to the best dancers in the city. The competitors have already been set, so partake in the free salsa lessons and watch the pros from the sidelines with the knowledge that a pretty good party is sure to break out afterward. Competition continues every Wednesday through March 24. 7:30 p.m., 2200 N Ashland Ave., $5 with RSVP

GIRLS ON TOP: Meet career expert and best-selling author Nicole Williams at this networking event for women at the Hotel Allegro. You're sure to meet plenty of other women who need to be on your speed dial. Free cocktails and dessert, plus complimentary career advice from this media star in the making. 6 p.m., 171 W. Randolph St. RSVP here

HERE'S THE FUNNY: There's so many spots to catch live standup in Chicago it can make your head spin, but this weekly showcase at Timothy O’Toole's Streeterville location is a good place to start. "Comedians You Should Know" offers up at least eight Chicago comedians, along with occassional appearances by a nationally known product. Pretty good value for 5 measly bucks. 9 p.m., 622 N. Fairbanks Court

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