Posts tagged "Chicago Burlesque"

Switch up your Valentine's Day with massacre reenactments and burlesque

Switch up your Valentine's Day with massacre reenactments and burlesque
Let’s all be honest, Valentine’s Day is lame. My husband and I have been together for over 10 years, and I never want anything to do with this fake “holiday.” However, it is an excuse to go out and experience more of the quirky activities Chicago has to offer. How about some blood with your... Read more »

Accomplish your News Year's resolutions the Chicago way

Accomplish your News Year's resolutions the Chicago way
You make your new years resolution. You want to keep at it, but things get in the way. Chicago Quirk to the rescue! Instead of giving you some boring work-out routine or vague guide to getting involved, here are a some exciting (and quirky) ways you can accomplish your goals.   Lose Weight I know yoga is... Read more »

Celebrate the art of the striptease

Celebrate the art of the striptease
We have a good variety of activities happening around the city, and since we’re all used to 105 degree weather, 90 degrees won’t feel so bad. (I’m going to be honest, 80 degrees felt a little cool to me at first.) Here’s you’re very quirky events to consider penciling in to to your weekend schedule.... Read more »
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Looking for burlesque side show and fetish acts?

Looking for burlesque side show and fetish acts?
One of my favorite things about Chicago is that, not matter what you’re in to, there’s a show for you. Do you like burlesque side show and fetish acts? Check out Festival of Flesh. The last Thursday of every month, Arkham Noise Productions brings Festival of the Flesh to Lucky Number Grill. An evening of “variety,” you... Read more »

A Big Sexy and/or Bitter Valentine's Day Weekend

A Big Sexy and/or Bitter Valentine's Day Weekend
As you can imagine, I’m not a fan of the typical “roses and champagne” Valentine’s Day celebration. (See yesterday’s White Castle post.) There’s no reason why you can’t add some quirk into your celebration. Check out some of the more unique ways to celebrate, or avoid, love. If you’re going to do desserts, go big.... Read more »

World Nutella Day

World Nutella Day
I can’t stand the Super Bowl, but I always find myself being dragged to Super Bowl parties. Well, this year I have a silver lining: tomorrow is World Nutella Day - yes, that’s a real thing – and I’m celebrating by baking this lovely creation you see to the left. If you have not tried Nutella, take this... Read more »
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The raciest craft fair you've ever been to...

The raciest craft fair you've ever been to...
It’s after Halloween which means retailers across the country have already dusted off the Christmas trees and stuck them right in the middle of every mall. Giuliana and Bill Rancic are even lighting the Marshall Field’s Macy’s on State Street Christmas Tree tomorrow. I’m taking a stand and will not be introducing holiday events until... Read more »

Bacon is the only thing that matters this weekend

Bacon is the only thing that matters this weekend
Is that bacon on that cupcake? You bet your arteries it is! That’s because Sunday is the second annual Chicago Bacon Takedown! I have other events for your weekend plans, but since there’s really nothing better than bacon I decided to forgo the cheesy introduction, and just launch right into it: The Chicago Bacon Takedown at... Read more »

The burlesque's biggest stars descend on Chicago tomorrow night!

The burlesque's biggest stars descend on Chicago tomorrow night!
The Chicago burlesque scene is always fabulous, but tomorrow night the city will explode in an array of pasties, glitter and feather fans as the best of the bump and grind put on their burlesque spectacular. This Friday, the queen of Chicago burlesque Michelle L’amour will present the second annual Superstars of Burlesque at Park West. Audience members... Read more »
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It's a "Taste of Grease and Classic Movies" Kind of Weekend

It's a "Taste of Grease and Classic Movies" Kind of Weekend
Happy Friday! I can’t seem to wrap my mind around the fact that it’s pretty much August. (Especially because I’m not terribly pleased with turning 27 next month.) That just means we have to make the most out of the rest of the summer! Here are a few weekend suggestions for ya: I’m sure you’ve heard of... Read more »