Poster for "A Thousand and One Afternoons in Chicago"
Our picks for cool things to do this Weekend and beyond what the hecht?
Six works of legendary Chicago Daily News columnist Ben Hecht comprise a new radio play presented by Strawdog Theater and Access Contemporary Music. 7 p.m. May 21, $8-$20, at Architectural Artifacts, 4325 N. Ravenswood. Visit acmusic.org.
WRESTLE UP SOME SUSHI
The ‘Sumo+Sushi Tour’ invites you to sample two of Japanese culture’s greatest ambassadors. A three-course sushi/sake tasting and a live Sumo match, $69-$89 (21+over), will be a feast for the eyes and the tastebuds, May 17-19, 108 W. Germania Place. Times vary. Visit livingsocial.com/sumo. CLASSIC ROCK ‘n’ Roll
Fans of ’60s pop rock should head to the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena, Aurora, on May 18, for the double-bill of Herman’s Hermits, featuring Peter Noone, and the Ides of March. Show time is 8 p.m. $39.50-$49.50. Visit paramountaurora.com.