GRAPE EXPECTATIONS: Join wine expert Cathy Mantuano for a "Sommelier for a Day" tasting at Fulton's on the River in the Loop. Sample red and white varietals paired with appetizers from Mantuano's book, "Wine Bar Food: Mediterranean Flavors to Crave with Wines to Match." You'll get to pick your favorite wines, and the winning labels will get a spot on Fulton's wine list throughout the month. 6-8PM, $20.
BE WITH HIM: Folksy singer/songwriter (and Northwestern grad) Joshua Radin appears at Park West tonight. The go-to guy for TV series and movie soundtracks (and wedding singer for Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi) is on tour in support of his new album, "Simple Times." Meiko and Jesse Harris open. 8PM, $18.
DIVINE INSPIRATION: Check out "Pecha Kucha Night Chicago," an evening of creative types, such as architects, artists, musicians, designers and the like, discussing their work, vision and inspiration through six-minute slide presentations. The event takes place at Martyrs' in North Center. 8PM, $10.