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WHAT // Between Bites
WHERE // Kaiser Tiger | 1415 W Randolph Street
WHEN // Monday, February 2nd | 6:30-9:30pm
WHY // The theme of the sixth installment of Between Bites is “Food Porn: Love, Lust and Other Culinary Pleasures.” Storytelling and culinary adoration collide for a night of food-inspired storytelling. This philanthropic forum will feature readings from six local influencers who chronicle their culinary travel, including Ji Suk Yi, Steve Dolinsky, G&F’s very own Creative Director D.Graham Kostic and more. Tickets include appetizers, desserts by Alliance Bakery, Dark Horse wines and Parce rum cocktails, with proceeds benefitting Tickled Pink for Bright Pink.
MORE // Tickets $30 | More info here






WHAT // Be Your Own Valentine
WHERE // Rooted Self Expression Center | 2221 W North Avenue
WHEN // Saturday, February 7th | 4-7pm
WHY // Celebrate the month of love with a special charity event. Not only is the event filled with mini spa treatments, sips & snacks and mingling, it will showcase the importance of empowerment through social connections. The perfect Valentine’s gift is the gift of loving yourself!
MORE // $25 Donation | More info here





WHAT // Days to Delight: Love Is In The Cards
WHERE // Nordstrom | 55 E Grand Avenue
WHEN // Saturday, February 7th | 10am-2pm
WHY // Get in the lovey dovey spirit with Nordstrom. Design your very own valentines day card—while supplies last of course—to give to your sweetheart, BFF or your secret crush. Remember, handmade is always the best way to the heart. Mushy stuff not required.
MORE // Free | More info here




WHAT // J’Adore February Kick Off
WHERE // The Dana Hotel and Spa
WHEN // Thursday, February 12th |
WHY // Fall in love with the sweetest pop-up shop of the season. Join Fashionista Chicago and The Dana Hotel as they present J’Adore February featuring a curated shopping experience by the city’s best designers, like GlamRocks by Kristen Molenhouse, Mashallah and Brynn Capella Luxury Handbags. Thursday marks the kick-off of the weekend-long experience, complete with a designer exhibition, raw bar selections and specialty cocktail. Get your sweetheart—or your own sweetheart—a unique and thoughtful gift.
MORE // Free | RSVP at




WHAT // Broadway Chicago Presents First Wives Club the Musical
WHERE // Oriental Theatre | 24 W Randolph Street
WHEN // February 17th – March 29th
WHY // Based on the bestselling novel, rally your friends together for a hilarious performance about friendship and strength at First Wives Club. Forget Goldie, forget Bette—new and original songs by Motown legends empower these female characters in a story about settling the score with the men that did them wrong. Perfect for the anti-valentine within all of us.
MORE //  Tickets start at $30 | More info here




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WHAT // The Book of Merman
WHERE // Mary’s Attic | 5400 N Clark Street
WHEN // Through February 15th
WHY // Pride Films and Plays welcomes a new dazzling musical comedy by award-winning playwright Leo Schwartz. When two Mormons ring a doorbell marked E.M. in a small town, they have no idea that a certain Ethel will open the door. The Book of Merman will catapult you to places you didn’t know you wanted to go. A must-see for Chicago theatre lovers!
MORE // Tickets $5-$30 | More info here