All Things Beyonce
Wed., Nov. 18, 9 pm
Sidetrack, 3349 N. Halsted St.
Bow down to Queen Bey with videos, concert footage, drag performances from DiDa Ritz and Saya Naomi, and the Beyonce dance-off hosted by Dixie Lynn Cartwright.
Barlesque 8 events
Wed., Nov. 18 - Sun., Nov. 22
Support your favorite bartender in this annual charity strip-athon:
Wed., Nov. 18Jeri's Poison, Replay, 3439 N. Halsted St., 7 pm. Get a shot of contestant Jeri ( pictured ). All proceeds from the sales of Jeri's shot choice will benefit Barlesque.
Thu., Nov. 19Bachelors For Barlesque, Charlie's, 3726 N. Broadway St., 10 pm. Contestant Khloe is raffling off some hot bachelors. Each raffle winner receives a date and a bottle Tijuana Sweet Tea Tequila.
Thu., Nov. 19Bears, Beers and Barlesque Bedtime Stories, Big Chicks, 5024 N. Sheridan Rd., 9 pm. Bear Den and contestant Derrick take it off for a good cause. DJ HerrBear, $4 Absolut cocktails, $3 Miller Lite pints.
Fri., Nov. 20Naughty Little Cabaret, She-Nannigan's House of Beer, 16 W. Division St., 8 pm. Getting naughty with NLC contestant Devon Aire.
Sat., Nov. 21'nightOTTER, The Sofo Tap, 4923 N. Clark St., 9 pm. A snuggly night of union suits, PJs and other nightwear. Contestant James will be selling raffle tickets and shots, prizes include a $25 certificate from Leather 64TEN, a free haircut at The Public Barber and much more.
Sun., Nov. 22Barlesque 8 Closing Party, Progress Bar, 3359 N. Halsted St., 7 pm. The final blowout for Barlesque 8. Join all the contestants as they raise the last dollars. Contest goes until midnight and the winner is announced.
For full list of Barlesque 8 contestants, see www.barlesque.org
Photo of Replay's Barlesque contestant Jeri by KJ Heath