Tonight: Mad for Hats

Plus, rock out and show your rainbow pride


A NIGHT AT THE BALL: The Lookingglass Theatre's Junior Board adds a new concept for its popular Madhatter's Ball - a Alice in Wonderland theme. The event will have a performance of Lookingglass Alice located inside Water Tower Water Works, followed by an event inside The Ritz-Carlton. Proceeds from the tonight's events will support the operation, expansion and outreach of Lookingglass’ Education and Community programs. 7:30 p.m., Ritz Carlton, 160 E. Pearson.

FASHION FORWARD: Jbar at The James hotel kicks off its exclusive "Summer of Love" tonight with a trunk show style fashion event featuring looks from ultra-chic retro retailer Sofia boutique. Specialty cocktails include the "En Vogue" and "Live Lovely." Discounted fashionable brands include ELTIF by Julie Lampert, Halston Heritage and Lighting Bolt.6:30 - 8 p.m., 610 North Rush St, 312.660.7200 for reservations

ROCK OUT: The Summer Solstice Concert features My Peoples who will be rocking out their West Coast beats. Your first drink is complimentary! 7:30 p.m., LaSalle Power Company, 500 N. Lasalle., Tickets are $10 in advance, $14 at the door.

SHOW YOUR RAINBOW PRIDE: Kick off Gay Pride Weekend at Jokes and Notes. Get some laughs from lesbian comedians Karen Williams, Sapna Kumar and Cameron Esposito. 7:30 p.m. - 10 p.m., 4641 S. King Drive., $15 plus two-drink minimum.

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