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by TRACY BAIM
2003-12-31

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Big Wig's New Year's Eve Party, with open bar, buffet, party favors, champagne toast, DJ and dancing, Dec. 31 (when else?), $100, 1551 W. Division, (773) 235-9100.

Berlin's Disco New Year's Eve features DJ Izzu, $15, 954 Belmont.

Super 8 Cum Shot and a lot of other bands perform for a rockin' New Year's Eve at Cell Block.

Bobby Love's Champagne New Year's Eve is no cover, 3729 N. Halsted, (773) 525-1200.

The Edge's New Year's Eve party is at 13126 S. Western, Blue Island, (708) 597-8379.

I-Candy Productions New Year's Eve Party with buffet, desserts, party favors, drinks, champagne toast, balloon drop and DJ Stoney, is 8 p.m.-3 a.m., $25 advance/$30 door, Soju, 1745 W. North, (773) 931-0023, www.icandyprod.com .

Inn Exile's NY Eve Party has hors d'oeuvres, champagne toast, party favors and balloon drop; no cover. 5758 W. 65th, (773) 582-3510.

Jackhammer's Resolution: reflect on the year gone by—celebrate the year to come with DJ Kevin Bernal, champagne toast and Chicago Beef dancers; no cover, 6406 N. Clark, (773) 743-5772.

Madrigal's New Year's Eve Party, with dancers Mico, Sugar, Shane, Mario, Ricky, KJ, Jason Adonis, Marc and Martin, reservations required, either in person or by phone, 5316 N. Clark, (773) 334-3033.

Man's Country's New Year's Eve stripper show with host Sarabia and Falcon Studios' Matt Rush, 5017 N. Clark, (773) 878-2069.

Scot's New Year's Eve celebration with hors d'oeuvres, balloon drop and champagne toast, 8 p.m., 1829 W. Montrose, (773) 528-3253.

Spin hosts What the F*ck New Year's Eve, with a trailer park theme—mullets optional; trucker hats encouraged, buffet, champagne toast, party favors, and DJ Peter Mavrik and VJ Terp. 8 p.m., $25, 800 W. Belmont, (773) 327-7711, www.spin-nightclub.com .

Temptations' New Year's Eve party with raffles, buffet, champagne toast and music by the Lori Wyatt Band, 7 p.m., $15 ($5 after 2 a.m.), 10235 W. Grand, Franklin Park, (847) 455-0008.

Touché 26th Annual Black & Blue New Year's, with free buffet, champagne toast, party favors, raffle prizes and DJ Mark Vallese; no cover, 6412 N. Clark.

Hearts Foundation's Queer Eyes Wide Shut, a decadent evening of live music and performances, open bar, gourmet food and more, is Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $175, Sofitel Chicago Water Tower Hotel, 20 E. Chestnut, (312) 5421-7672, ext. 30, www.heartsfoundation.org . Hearts Foundation has a gala reception Jan. 5 at the Adler Planetarium, (800) 965-4827.

Horizons' Mature Adult program hosts a New Year's Eve drop-in for LGBTs 45 and up. Noon-3 p.m., 961 W. Montana, (773) 472-6469, ext. 245, www.centeronhalsted.org .

Scot's New Year's Day pajama party starts 11 a.m.

All the clubs will have great New Year's Eve events. See their ads and the calendar for more info.

2004 Women's Capricorn Party, Saturday, Jan. 10, 8 p.m.-'until.' Early to Bed demo @ 8 p.m., party starts @ 9, 5210 N. Wayne, between Broadway & Clark. BYOB.

Chicago House's World Tour Benefit returns Jan. 10 with dancing, drinks, dessert, awards, silent auction, DJ, and entertainment by the Baton Showgirls, John Moulder Jazz Quartet, Second City Comedy Troupe and Suzanne Palmer. Attire is creative black tie. House of Blues, (773) 248-5200, ext. 303.

Bobby Love's Karaoke with Creagh is Sat., Jan. 3, 10:30 p.m.-2:30 a.m., 3729 N. Halsted.

Angelique Munro returns after a year off, to The Edge Jan. 3, with special guests Miranda Tempest and Mr. Len, (708) 597-8379.

Happy New Year!


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