Monday's best bets: Boom Boom Room, Extraordinary Popular Delusions
ART & DESIGN
"Bertrand Goldberg: Architecture of Invention."
The Marina City architect’s first comprehensive retrospective traces his career from the Bauhaus to his large-scale hospital and urban planning projects. Art Institute of Chicago (111 S Michigan Ave, 312-443-3600, artic.edu/aic). 10:30am–5pm. $18; seniors, students and kids 14 and over $12; kids 13 and under free.
Boom Boom Room
This legendary, polysexual Chicago house night has recently passed to a new home at Ohm with onetime manager and all-time doorman Byrd Bardot back in charge. Residents Uncle Milty and Michael Serafini carry on as well, doling out underground-approved beats… Ohm. 10pm.
The Armando Diaz Experience
In this culty iO staple, a person starts the show with a monologue inspired by an audience suggestion, then the city's top improvisers create scenes around it. Simply put, this is iO doing what it does best. iO Del Close Theater. 8:30pm, 10:30pm.
GAY & LESBIAN
Out in Chicago
From early gender outlaws to dykes on bikes, the Chicago History Museum explores 150 years of queer history in this exciting new exhibition. Chicago History Museum. 9:30am—4:30pm.
Extraordinary Popular Delusions
Enigmatic pianist Jim Baker helms this free-bop weekly, usually joined by Liquid Soul sax man Mars Williams and his NRG Ensemble bandmates Brian Sandstrom (bass) and Steve Hunt (drums). Beat Kitchen. 8:30pm.