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  • Gillion Carrara, who lectures on Nick Cave’s Soundsuits Thursday afternoon

All day today Robin Richman is celebrating the 13th anniversary of her boutique at 2108 N. Damen by offering 25 percent off everything. Cocktails will be served from 5 to 9 PM.

Thursday afternoon, School of the Art Institute instructor and designer Gillion Carrara presents a lecture, “Soundsuits: Nick Cave and the Dance,” about Cave’s extraordinary pieces of art. It’s at 4:15 PM in the Sullivan Galleries conference room, on the seventh floor of 33 S. State.

Also on Thursday, another SAIC instructor, Katrin Schnabl, is hosting a trunk show of her clothing line from 6 to 8 PM at 524 Space, 524 W. Eugenie. Twenty percent of each purchase goes to DanceWorks Chicago.

Thursday from 5 to 8 PM, you can make a wish list at Le Dress (1741 W. Division) to give your loved ones a not-so-subtle hint, and merchandise is also 10 to 20 percent off. RSVP to rsvp@lizkorespr.com or by calling 312-217-0588.

On Friday and Saturday from noon to 7 PM, Sofia Vintage (72 E. Oak) holds a trunk show for local designers C/FAN (clothing), KLIK KLIK (jewelry) and Damen + Division (also jewelry).

On Sunday, there’s an Affordable Vintage Fair from 10 AM to 3 PM at 2130 W. Iowa, where you’ll find clothing, shoes, and jewelry as well as housewares, books, and more.