It's Thursday, a.k.a. the weekend, especially for those experienced drinkers who don't want to deal with the Friday and Saturday night-only amateurs. Bars and clubs around Chicago have taken it upon themselves to up the ante on Thursday nights, with entertainment offerings ranging from bawdy bingo parties to Brazilian bacchanals. We'll walk you through your options.
Indulge your love of all things '80s at Kit Kat Lounge's '80s Flashback Nights, featuring movies of the era (this week it's the Michael J. Fox classic "Back to the Future") and performances by the Kit Kat Divas as '80s pop stars and icons. 7PM, no cover. Or, check out Old School Rewind at the Underground, with DJs spinning '80s and '90s dance music, $10 Kool-Aid cosmos and a complimentary T-shirt from the Old School Boutique with your $20 admission. 9PM-4AM.
Naughty boys and girls will get a kick out of Dirty Bingo at Victory Liquors, a monthly series of raunchy bingo games that benefit local charities. Sponsored by the Pleasure Chest and kosherham.com T-shirts (which should give you an idea of the theme here), Dirty Bingo costs $10 for 10 boards and one drink; each additional board is $1. 8PM.
SushiSamba Rio's glamorous rooftop Sugarcane Lounge transforms into a different exotic locale every Thursday night at 9PM for "Passport Thursdays." Find out where you're headed this week with food and drink specials based on the jet-set location.