December 6th, 2011 by Rami

Good hearted peoples,

BS StuffySo, every year I do the Letters to Santa charity thru the Chicago Sun-Times. I get a few letters from kids asking for Bratz dolls, Barbies, trucks, cars, Hot Wheels and the like. I make a harrowing run to Toys R Us or wherever, wrap them up,...Read more

Thanks For Coming to the 17th Anniversary Show

September 13th, 2011 by Rami


Just a quick note to say thanks to everyone who came out to help us celebrate the improbable: 17 years of Bloodshot.
Some 325 folks came by the Hideout over the course of the night (thanks Chris the doorman) to enjoy, imbibe, laugh, cry, high-five and....well, there wasn't any crying and CERTAINLY no high-fiving, but you get the picture. After...Read more

Bloodshot Rob & Nan on the Interview Show

February 5th, 2010 by Rami

That's right, Nan and Rob will dazzle the Friday after work crowd at the Hideout during February's edition of the Interview Show.

6:30 to 8pm

The Blacks will also perform a few stripped down songs

The other guests are Paul Kahan, the executive chef at The Publican and sketch comedy by Dominizuelan.

The show is webcast on Huffington Post

What is the...Read more

Benefit Panto Performance in Chicago

December 28th, 2009 by Rami

The Hideout Players have scheduled two additional family-friendly performances of their fourth annual Hideout Christmas panto. This year's panto, Ho Ho Ho the Humanity: Prior to his career as a bringer of gifts, Santa Claus was a zeppelin pirate!, will re-play at the Hideout on Sunday January 3 at 3:00pm & 6:00pm.

The added shows are to benefit Burned Whale, a...Read more

Bloodshot Table at the Hideout Craft Fair

December 8th, 2009 by Rami

Hate the malls? Don't trust the postal service? Lazy? Like to shope while drinking beer?

Us too.

Thus, Bloodshot is participating again in the annual HIDEOUT HOLIDAY SALE.

Get fine crafts and gifts from some of Chicago's finest crafters and artisans. And also us.

Pick up t shirts, CDs, kiddie gifts, pint glasses, and other nifty goodies for that Bloodshot fan on...Read more

Bloodshot Digest September 18th, 2009

September 18th, 2009 by Rami

As we gird ourselves for the brisket and margaritas that await us in Austin for our Yard Dog anniversary tomorrow (hey, someone's gotta do it), here's a few tidbits to knosh on that may brighten your day. Or not. Who knows?

  • Check out this story on a Detroit filmmaker using a 3D process and capturing some of the city's
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Bloodshot Digest 9-15-09

September 15th, 2009 by Rami

The Can I Sit Down Yet? edition:

  • Well, our flagship 15th Anniversary Beer-B-Q at The Hideout has come and gone, and it was a rousing success. Nearly 4,000 people came to watch a full day's worth of music, participate in a Drunken Spelling Bee that went 24 rounds (yes, someone consumed 24 shots of vodka and lived to spell about it),
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Bloodshot Digest: 9-8-09

September 8th, 2009 by Rami

The "What Am I Gonna Eat For Lunch?" edition:

  • There's a new Grammy category this year: "Americana." While the nominees for the category won't be announced for another month, USA Today runs down the year's top
  • ...Read more
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