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February 23, 2006 / entertainment The Weekend Guide

February, we hardly knew you.

BUY

NAO Designs Trunk Show
What: Jersey tops, dresses, skirts, and pants perfect for work and play. Why: Spring fashion’s already in bloom. When: Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Where: Jade, 1557 N. Milwaukee Ave., b/t North Ave. & Honore St. (773-342-5233).

HEAR

The Polkaholics What: Hipster polka band’s CD release show. Why: Lots of oom-pah-pah. Lederhosen optional. When: Sat., 10 p.m. Where: Martyrs’, 3855 N. Lincoln Ave., b/t Irving Park Rd. & Grace St. (773-404-9494).

EAT

Trio Closing Weekend What: Fine-dining kingpin bids adieu with four- and six-course tastings. Why: Parting was never sweeter. When: Four-course tasting, Fri., 5:30-10 p.m. Six-course tasting, Sat., 5 & 8:30 p.m. Champagne finale, Sun., 5-8 p.m. Reservations required. Where: 1625 Hinman Ave., b/t Davis & Church Sts., Evanston (847-733-8746).

The Ultimate Resource

What: Search online for restaurant menus. Why: A wise eater once said, “Alway research before you gorge.” When: Anytime hunger strikes. Where: Online at chicago.menupages.com.

SEE

Loving Repeating: a Musical of Gertrude Stein What: The American expat writer’s life through a romantic lens. Why: A rave review is a rave review is a rave review. When: Fri. & Sat., 7:30 p.m.; Sun., 3 p.m. Where: Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago Ave., at Mies van der Rohe Way (312-397-4010).