ART ATTACK: Check out the 22nd annual Art Preview Exhibition and Silent Auction at the Evanston Art Center. You can view and bid on works donated by 125 local artists, including paintings, sculpture, ceramics and more before the event culminates in the gala party on Saturday, May 16. 9AM-9PM, free.
GRAPE EXPECTATIONS: Explore the world of wine at NoMI's weekly "Cellar Notes" series, led by master sommelier Fernando Beteta in the elegant restaurant's intimate wine cellar room. Every week's event has a theme -- tonight's is the timeless art of pairing food and wine. 5:30-7:30PM, $30.
IF YOU SEEK BRITNEY: Britney's back, and you know you're Bri-curious. Spears brings her circus, we mean "Circus" tour to the Allstate Arena tonight and tomorrow, so let's hope the roller coaster ride hits a high note. 8PM, $39.50-$750 (yes, you read that right).