NRA Show Talk, Episode 3: Entertainment

It’s almost showtime. That means the Just For Kicks Crew agreed to disagree, then come to a compromise, of what’s what in Chicago for you to do while you’re here for The National Restaurant Association Show. Our squad goals—to curate a list of the best entertainment options currently going on. It’s a smashing success if we do say so ourselves. 

In the list that follows, click on the names to get a preview. Or head straight to reading reviews, making reservations and buying tickets. 

What to Do

Chicago Cubs
1060 W. Addison St. 
Chicago, IL 60613

See the Cubbies play the New York Mets on Tuesday, May 23rd and Wednesday, May 24th at 6:40pm. 

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Chicago White Sox
333 W. 35th St.
Chicago, IL 60616

Catch the Sox in their series against the Kansas City Royals on Friday, May 19th at 7:10pm. 

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Cabaret ZaZou
32 W. Randolph St., 14th Floor 
Chicago, IL 60601

Cabaret ZaZou is dinner and a show featuring circus feats, cabaret acts and comedy. 

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Lips Chicago
2229 S. Michigan Ave. 
Chicago, IL 60616        

The quintessential drag dining experience, stop by Lips Chicago for a true LaCage Drag Show Palace Experience and their Dragalicious Gospel Brunch. 

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The Drifter
676 N. Orleans St.
Chicago, IL 60654

This lively speakeasy features a rotating list of more than 100 cocktails described on custom tarot cards. Every night the team selects a handful of cards to menu for the evening. 

Does not accept reservations. First come, first serve basis.

Foundation Room 
329 N. Dearborn St. (House Of Blues) 
Chicago, IL 60655

Tucked away on the top floor of the House of Blues, this luxurious lounge offers an unforgettable, small room experience. 

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151 W. Randolph St. (Cadillac Palace)
Chicago, IL 60601

The story you know and love comes to life on the stage with glittery costumes and dazzling musical performances. 

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Tina Fey & Amy Poehler
175 N. State St. (Chicago Theatre)
Chicago, IL 60601

The best buds and former SNL Weekend Update co-anchors are on the road together for an evening of jokes, stories and conversation in their Restless Leg Tour. 

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Courtesy of the Esrock Partners “Just for Kicks” Team: Travis Fish, Lucy Staszel, Shawn Rudolph, Karolina Urbas, & Ella Shirk

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