6-9 p.m. at Body Worxs Fitness, 4650 N. Kedzie; $35
Get to know this diverse neighborhood through its international food. You’ll sample small plates at several spots (there are 18 participating restaurants in all, including Marie’s Pizza & Liquors, Mayan Sol Latin Grill, Nazareth Sweets and more.
noon at Chicago Cultural Center; free
As part of a month of lunchtime teasers leading up to the Chicago Blues Festival, the Randolph Caf at the Chicago Cultural Center is showcasing pillars of showmanship from Honeyboy Edwards to Barrelhouse Chuck in a series dubbed “Jazz, Blues & Beyond Tuesdays,” with this week’s hour dedicated to the session stickman behind some of the greatest records of all time (from Howlin’ Wolf to Dylan), Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Sam Lay.
8 p.m. at Martyrs’
True stories, live on stage, told (possibly) by you. The Moth’s can’t-miss formula gives those brave enough to put their names in the hat (and lucky enough to be chosen) an appreciative audience of several hundred. Shyer people just get a night of killer, low-key entertainment. This month, prepare your tales of that which can be exchanged for goods, services and all evil: money.