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Wed., Aug. 7

The Birds: Benefit performance with Tippi Hedren Actress Tippi Hedren makes a very special appearance at this pre-opening-night fundraiser. The Birds, by David Cerda and Pauline Pang, a disturbing parody based on the screenplay by Evan Hunter. Directed by David Cerda and Jeffery Shields. Presented by Hell In a Handbag Productions. Tickets: $19-$35. The Coach House at Berger Park, 6205 N. Sheridan Rd. 7:30 pm,

@mosphere Q&A Trivia w/ Kwizmaster Kirk Williamson. Join Nightspots' editor as he challenges with a variety of questions. $3.50 dom. drafts. First-place team receives a $25 @mosphere certificate. Drink prizes for second and third place teams as well. 9 pm, 5355 N. Clark St.,

Glitter Creeps 4: Life's A Drag This months super special guest co-DJ is JC Brooks. Donnie Moore will be also be DJing and hosting yet again. This month's background movies are Pink Flamingos and Polyester. $2 Hamms ($5 Hamms + Beam). Free pool, cheeseballs, popcorn, board/bar games, and sass. Archie's, 2600 W. Iowa St.,

Thursday, Aug. 8

429Inspire | Chicago Join Equality Illlinois and dot429 for conversation and cocktails as they kick off your Market Days weekend. Enjoy hosted Tito's Handmade Vodka cocktails. $35 in advance or $45 @ door benefiting Equality Illinois; 6pm, Hotel Sax's Crimson Lounge, 333 N. Dearborn St.

CRAM Fashion Market Days Kickoff Party. First 30 people receive a giveaway bag. RSVP . 8 pm, 3331 N. Broadway

Hydrate Inside Amy Armstrong's Mind Again! Diva Amy Armstrong is back in an all-new once-a-month show! Boystown's favorite cabaret performer broadens her horizons, assembling a cast of her favorite comedians to produce and star in her own adult variety show. 9pm, 3458 N. Halsted St.

Friday, Aug. 9

Spin See RuPaul's Drag Race superstars LaTrice Royale and DiDa Ritz kickoff the hot and heavy Market Days weekend. Two performances at 10:30 and 11:30. $5 advance tickets, $10 at the door, $20 VIP tickets include hosted bar package 9-10 pm and meet-and-greet after the show. Dance with VJ Riley York and DJ Chester until 2. Shower contest starts at 12:30 with $150 in prizes. 800 W. Belmont Ave.

Mary's Attic Mary's Old Skool Pre-Market Days Party. In anticipation of the gay high holy days, DJ Moose will be working in all your past Old Skool faves who've appeared at Market Days passed: Sheena Easton, Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam, Expose, Human League, The Pointer Sisters, and much, much more. 9 pm, 5400 N. Clark St.

Lucky Horseshoe The Shoe's Superhero Party. Wizard World is coming to Chicago, so The Shoe is calling all comic and superhero enthusiasts to join their sexy dancers for a night of fun. The Shoe boys will be channeling their inner nerds.Giveaways and special prizes all night. 9 pm, 3169 N. Halsted St.

The Plastics Ball A celebration of all things fake and funky. From Mexico, top DJ Alex Acosta spins. Performances by JuJuBee of RuPaul's Drag Race and Gia Gunn. Hosted by Eddie Couture, Kim Chi, Sissy Spastik and Pearl. Presented by Anthony DiFiore and Damian Martin. Live botox injections administered by Concierge Mobile Medical Spa. 10pm, evilOlive, 1551 W. Division St.,

Berlin Robyn Showcase. All music and video by Scandinavian superstar Robyn. 10 pm, 954 W Belmont Ave.

URBANO Market Days Party This is one of their biggest parties of the year so early arrival is suggested. Hip Hop and more by DJ Anton and DJ Gucci Roxx. Sexy URBANO Dancers. $8 Long Islands and Blue MFs. 11pm, Circuit Nightclub, 3641 N. Halsted St.,

Saturday, Aug. 10

Northalsted Market Days The 32nd annual Northalsted Market Days, the largest two-day street fair in the Midwest that takes place on Saturday & Sunday, August 10-11. 11 am, Halsted St. between Belmont and Addison.

Parlour Local Music Lounge presents Diane Kelly. All the way from LA with a special acoustic performance. Doors: 7 pm; show: 8 pm sharp. $10 cover (100% to the artist). A woman with a vision, an acoustic performance not to be missed. 6341 N. Clark St.

3160 Chicago Divas: From Stage to Screen. Join Meredith Freyre, Danielle Plisz and Brian Felder for the debut of their new show. 3160 N. Clark St.

Jackhammer HIV+ Mixer for Market Days. A meet-and-greet mixer for HIV+ persons and those who are POZ-friendly. A benefit for Mr. Friendly and TPAN. 9 pm, 6406 N. Clark St.

The Abyss: Revolution Featuring superstar international DJ Aron Abizker making his triumphant return to Chicago. Get ready to join this packed house of energy filled with top-notch set design, costuming, international go-go boys and custom light show. 10 pm, House of Blues, 329 N Dearborn,

Spin Glow and Show Dance Party. Sickening drag performances, hot go-go boys and a glow-in-the-dark dance floor with VJ Dominic and DJ Riley York. 10 pm, 800 W. Belmont Ave.

Berlin Making Out with Wes Perry presents: Lip Service. Gender-bending (but not breaking) fun with sensation Wes Perry. DJ Chester. Show at 10 pm sharp. 954 W. Belmont Ave.

Sunday, Aug. 11

Northalsted Market Days The 32nd annual Northalsted Market Days, the largest two-day street fair in the Midwest that takes place on Saturday & Sunday, August 10-11. 11 am, Halsted St. between Belmont and Addison.

Spin KikiTiki Tea Dance. Have yourself a tiki with fierce drag performers and go-go boys grinding to the beats of VJ/DJs Riley York and Dominic. 4-10 pm, 800 W. Belmont Ave.

Spin Body Heat. Dance and shower party with special shower guest Austin Wilde. DJ Chester. 10 pm, 800 W. Belmont Ave.

Market Days Yacht Party The team behind Neverland is taking Market Days to a whole new level with a yacht party on a 350-passenger private yacht with surround-sound BOSE speakers for a dance party on the lake. 5:30 pm, Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave.,, 773-883-1029

Berlin Madonnarama: The Birthday Edition. Celebrate Madge's 27th 29th birthday with DJ Riley York. 10 pm, 954 W. Belmont Ave.

Monday, Aug. 12

Keep It Cute: The Market Days Afterhours Event The party continues at this sexy warehouse loft space from 4 am to noon (after Alegria). Free shuttles from Alegria and host hotel. Featuring daybreak beats from DJ Phil DaBeatz. Presented by Anthony DiFiore and Damian Martin. Lacuna Artist Loft Studios, 2150 S. Canalport.

Tuesday, Aug. 13

Love Fest Got Talent Chicago Black Gay Men's Caucus (CBGMC)hosts. Unknown talents from the LGBT community will be judged by local celebrities and a live audience to determine which acts will move on to compete on-stage for a chance to win $500 at their ninth annual Love Fest on August 25 in Jackson Park. To enter, send your name, age, talent, photo to .

Wed., Aug. 14

AIDS Legal Council of Chicago Lost in Space: ALCC's Annual Summer Party. Lost in Space will offer attendees a chance to explore the galaxies through amazing cocktails, food, and prizes, plus a spectacular silent auction with more than 150 items from businesses from across Chicagoland. 6 pm, Sidetrack, 3349 N. Halsted St., 312-608-5697,

@mosphere Q&A Trivia w/ Kwizmaster Kirk Williamson. Join Nightspots' editor as he challenges with a variety of questions. $3.50 dom. drafts. First-place team receives a $25 @mosphere certificate. Drink prizes for second and third place teams as well. 9 pm, 5355 N. Clark St.,

Friday, Aug. 16

Mary's Attic Chronologica: Three Decades of Madonna ... in chronological order. In collaboration with DJ Moose and Mary's Attic, TCAC is kicking off the one-year countdown to Gay Games 2014 with a fundraiser benefit and registration party. Suggested donation of $20. Drawings will be held throughout the evening. The majority of funds raised will go toward the TCAC participant scholarship program. 7 pm, 5400 N. Clark St.

Saturday, Aug. 17

2013 Dance for Life Experience the best dance Chicago has to offer as six of the city's top dance companies join together for one spectacular night on stage in this year's Dance for Life. 8 pm,

The Sofo Tap OTTER w/host Gary Gangi. Otter [ot-er] noun: A gay man who rocks facial and body hair, but is somewhat smaller in frame than a bear. Hosted by special guest Gary Gangi with music by DILF's DJ Moose, OTTER is the party you've all been asking for. 9 pm. 4923 N. Clark St.

The Call Join Ashley Morgan, the Chicago Spirit Brigade, Coco Sho-Nell, Dominique Diamond, Priscilla Darling, Morgan Sapphire, and more for a night of theatrical drag entertainment. 9:30 pm, 1547 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.

Bijou Theater Top Guns. Take flight with this Top Gun-themed revue featuring the Bijou Boys and hosted by Bryan Dowling. 10 pm, 1349 Wells St.,

Sunday, Aug. 18

Sidetrack Momosa: A Cocktail Brunch for LGBTs and their Moms. Supporters of LGBT equality, attend and invite family members. All proceeds benefit the critical work that Equality Illinois is doing in the fight for full LGBT equality in our state. $35 online and $40 at the door. 11 am, 3349 N. Halsted St.,

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