The regular burlesque-and-live-comedy mashup features the World Famous Chicago Starlets, local comics, craft cocktails, and, uh, Creole-Italian fare.
Uptown Underground Theatre (address and info) The long-running monthly Festival of Flesh may have a new location at the Uptown Underground Theater, but it’s still offering the same bizarre stage antics -- which may or may not include cinder blocks, sledgehammers, aerialists, chainsaws, and flesh hooks, but will definitely include plenty of leather.
Win prizes from a local sex shop while learning dangerous new material for the bedroom/sex dungeon.
Taking place at the Music Box April 17-18, this amateur porn film festival curated by Dan Savage screens 18 of the hottest five-minute selections submitted by ordinary people.
With scantily-clad chicks (and chickens) dancing on the bar while p*rn is played on TVs alongside chaotic dancing in an anything-goes environment, P*rn & Chicken DJs can now be seen at a festival near you, too.
If you like your nudity with a bit more of a political message, mark your calendars for the World Naked Bike Ride.
Check out films with names like At this sprawling sex emporium, not only can you find all manner of sex toys that look like props from some weird sci-fi film, you can also take classes on things like "Electro Sex" (sex involving electric shock), "[Backdoor] Sex for Beginners" (pretty self-explanatory) and "Flogging 101." Who says sex can’t be educational?
Still going strong on Monday nights at Evil Olive, this weekly spring-break-meets-EDM-show involves fog machine guns and shots aggressively poured into open mouths.
There are plenty of places to see burlesque in the burlesque-heavy town that is Chicago, but only one Wiggle Room at The High Hat Club.Happening every year across the globe (and this year in Chicago on June 13), this international clothing-optional bike ride seeks to raise awareness for "people-powered transport" while "promoting positive body image" under the slogan "less gas, more ass." The event typically takes place in Chicago in the late evening, and anything goes: from underwear to crazy costumes to full-frontal. As the only Chicago strip club offering full nudity while banning liquor, the endless dilemma that is The Admiral Theatre is definitely the place to come after the bars, not before.