Andrew Calhoun and Casey Calhoun, Benefit for Stardust Animal Sanctuary, Holiday Party and Indian Buffet

Arya Bhavan Restaurant, 2508 West Devon Ave, Chicago

Doors open at 5, event continues until 11 pm. Cost is $20 per person at the door with RSVP (includes tax and tip), cash only, for the bountiful vegan buffet. Beverages, including wine and beer, will be available for purchase. Stardust Animal Sanctuary will receive a portion of proceeds from this event. google Meat Free Mondays - Chicago for reservations

Robert Burns' Glorious Work

Skokie Theatre, 7924 N. Lincoln, Skokie, Illinois

Andrew Calhoun presents the songs of Robert Burns to the melodies to which they were written, with tales of his dramatic life, and a couple of Scots poems in translation from Andrew's book Warlock Rhymer: An English Translation of Robert Burns' Scots Poems (Artemis Press). tickets: 847 677 7761 or online.