Cherry Red's Red Hot Night is Thursday, Jan. 22, with $1 Miller Lite bottles and half-priced drinks, will benefit AIDS Foundation of Chicago and Southwest Women Working Together. These two organizations will share the proceeds of V-DAY Chicago 2004, which will feature a performance of the Vagina Monologues on Feb. 18 at the Park West. 8 p.m.-midnight, 2833 N. Sheffield, (312) 922-2322.
Help celebrate Congregation Or Chadash's move to its new home (Emanuel Congregation in Edgewater) and the installation of Rabbi Larry Edwards as the group's second permanent rabbi, Friday, Jan. 23, 8 p.m., 5959 N. Sheridan, (773) 248-9456.
MORE for Gay Men: Reclaiming Our Spirit is a conference this weekend for gay men who desire more passion, connection and meaning in their lives, presented by Unity and Wright Institute for Lifelong Learning, Unity in Chicago, 1925 W. Thome, (312) 329-1200, see www.moreforgaymen.com .
Gene Siskel Film Center Jan. 23 hosts a sneak preview of Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer, Nick Broomfield's documentary about Florida authorities' attempts to speed the execution of convicted murderer Aileen Wuornos, 8 p.m., 164 N. State, (312) 846-2072.
Singer songwriter Kristie Stremel performs Friday, Jan. 23 at Temptations, 10235 W. Grand Ave., Franklin Park, (847) 455-0008.
Acoustic duo CommonbonD performs Sat., Jan. 24 at Mountain Moving, 7:30 p.m., 1700 W. Farragut, (312) 409-0276.
Equality Illinois' Justice for All gala is Jan. 24, Chicago Hilton & Towers, (773) 477-7173.