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  SHOWBIZ Trans movie, Diana Ross, GLAAD study, celebrities take stand

The Netflix original documentary Disclosure will launch Friday, June 19, a press release noted. Directed by Sam Feder and executive produced by Laverne Cox, Disclosure shows how the fabled stories of Hollywood deeply influence how Americans ...


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  SHOWBIZ Rufus Wainwright, LGBTQ films, Billy Porter, Janelle Monae

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright unveiled the latest single from his eagerly anticipated new pop album, Unfollow the Rules, a press release noted. "Alone Time" is available now at all DSPs and streaming services; an official companion ...


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  Billy Masters

"Hate and discrimination against LGBTQ+ people started long before Trump and Pence took office. Defeating them will not solve the problem, but it is an essential first step in order to resume our march towards equality."—Joe ...


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  'Matrix' co-creator cites Chicago LGBTQ organization in tweet

Matrix co-creator Lilly Wachowski cited Chicago LGBTQ organization Brave Space Alliance in a tweet, Variety noted. The transgender director was not happy that Elon Musk and Ivanka Trump were quoting her movie. Tesla and SpaceX CEO ...


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  SHOWBIZ 'Idol' alum, PBS series, LGBT film, concert series, Bad Bunny

Openly gay American Idol alum David Hernandez has premiered his new song—"Sorry"—and the accompanying music video, a press release noted. "Sorry" is described as "a metaphoric letter to those David has hurt in the past as ...


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  MOVIE REVIEW 'A Secret Love' shines for a new generation

Netflix's new documentary A Secret Love is the story of a relationship between two lesbians named Terry Donahue and Pat Henschel that began in the late '40s. For almost seven decades, even some of their family ...


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  Billy Masters

"Billy, you are a new find of mine. I'm now your biggest fan."—Paul Shaffer—yes, THAT Paul Shaffer—after showing up to surprise my guest, the legendary Darlene Love. Yet another typical episode of "Billy Masters LIVE!" I'm ...


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  FILM Eric Rosen, from About Face to the movie 'Netuser'

Eric Rosen is entering the world of movies with his short-film thriller, Netuser. However, theater fans in the Midwest, and especially Chicago, will remember Rosen from his time as co-founder and artistic director of About Face ...


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  Gene Siskel Film Center to host virtual movie trivia

CHICAGO—As the Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago continues to offer streamed programming through its Film Center from Your Sofa streaming series and virtual Q&As through Screen to Screen, ...


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  MOVIES Young gay filmmaker debuts LGBT romantic drama

A gay Massachusetts-based filmmaker will release his new LGBT-themed feature film, which he produced for the unheard-of sum of $400, to YouTube in late May. Director Josh Cox, 20, based the new film, Summer of Mesa, ...


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  NUNN ON ONE DRAG Eureka O' Hara,'Here' and now

Born in Johnson City, Tennessee, David Huggard transformed into drag personality Eureka O'Hara and began performing in the local gay club called New Beginnings. Competing in the pageant system around town prepared them for a future ...


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  Dekkoo holding queer short-film contest

Streaming service Dekkoo is launching an LGBTQ short-film challenge in which creators could win a cut of $10,000 in prizes, a press release announced. Interested persons should shoot and submit a short film ( maximum length: ...


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  NEIU adds footage to Japanese-American Redress Collection

Northeastern Illinois University's ( NEIU's ) Ronald Williams Library has added newly digitized video footage of the Commission on the Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians ( CWRIC ) hearings to its Japanese American Redress Collection. ...


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  SHOWBIZ 'Homecoming' series, virtual concerts, Janet Jackson, Jeffree Star

The critically acclaimed series Homecoming returns for its second season Friday, May 22, on Amazon Prime Video with a new mystery and a new star: Janelle Monae, a press release noted. Her character wakes in a ...


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  Billy Masters

"Wow. OK, that's really ignorant!"—Anderson Cooper's response when Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman said, "This isn't China. This is Las Vegas, Nevada." In her defense, Las Vegas has an Eiffel Tower, but it sure ain't Paris. ...


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  SHOWBIZ Elton John, TV actor comes out, Adam Lambert, 'Queer as Folk'

Sir Elton John postponed the remaining North American dates on his Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour due to the coronavirus, Rolling Stone noted. John's farewell trek previously postponed its tour dates from March 26 through May ...


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  NU professor among academy's new members

Performer, author and Northwestern University professor E. Patrick Johnson is among an esteemed group of individuals named as the newest class of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. The members were elected by 276 artists, ...


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  MOVIES About Face co-founder writes, directs 'Netuser'

Eric Rosen—a co-founder of Chicago's About Face Theatre who was also its first artistic director—wrote and directed the LGBTQ short film Netuser, which will be released online Friday, April 24. In the movie, Tony winner and ...


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  REVIEW 'Tiger King' rules television

Netflix had perfect timing when the media company released Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness on March 20. Because of a pandemic that trapped television viewers at home like animals in cages, audiences had time to ...


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  SHOWBIZ 'Call Me by Your Name,' Heath Ledger, superheroes, gay singer

Director Luca Guadagnino confirmed that a sequel to his 2017 film Call Me by Your Name is in the works, although the project is currently on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, NewNowNext.com noted. "Before coronavirus, ...


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  STREAMING THEATER REVIEW Masque of the Red Coronavirus

Playwright: Ed Rutherford At: Black Button Eyes Productions online at BlackButtonEyes.com/masque-of-the-red-coronavirus. Tickets: Online donations accepted. Runs through: Open run* It was easy to forget, last month, that playhouses in London were once shuttered for EIGHTEEN YEARS! ...


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  MOVIES Astrid Ovalles hits the 'Road'

Venezuelan-born actress/writer/director Astrid Ovalles is the secret ingredient in the upcoming kinky dramedy Road of Bygones. The coming-of-age story centers around three women who embark on a road trip to retrieve the ashes of a figure ...


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  SHOWBIZ Martha Stewart, Angelica Ross, gay wrestler, Rosie, COVID-19 items

Emmy-winning television personality, cookbook author and lifestyle expert Martha Stewart helps guide six talented amateur bakers in the new primetime series Bakeaway Camp with Martha Stewart, premiering Monday, May 4, on Food Network, a press release ...


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  PASSAGES Terrence McNally dies of coronavirus complications at 81

Terrence McNally—a four-time Tony winner who wrote musicals and plays such as Ragtime, Love! Valour! Compassion!, The Full Monty and Kiss of the Spider Woman—died March 24 at age 81 of coronavirus-related complications. On social media, ...


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  SHOWBIZ Janelle Monae, Harry Hains' death, Sam Smith, COVID-19 cancellations

Janelle Monae will headline the 2020 Pride Festival in New York on Saturday, June 27, BET.com noted. The annual event has been headlined in the past by Grace Jones, Madonna and Patti Labelle, among others. This ...


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  Siskel closed until April 10

To support efforts to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus ( COVID-19 ) and to protect the health and safety of guests and staff, the Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St., will be ...


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  Billy Masters

"You're full of shit. I support the Second Amendment. I'm not taking your gun away. I did not say that."—Joe Biden responds to a worker at an automobile plant in Detroit who accused him of "actively ...


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  Onion City Film Festival postponed, Chicago Filmmakers issues statement

Chicago Filmmakers today issued the following statement regarding the Onion City Film Festival: Dear Onion City Film Festival goers, In light of the growing concern over the Coronavirus outbreak as well as the recent recommendations ...


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  SHOWBIZ Halsey, GLAAD, Jonathan Van Ness, Carol Burnett, 'Stranger Hearts'

Halsey said she won't be touring for a while after the year is over, IHeart.com noted. The singer, who is currently traveling for her "Manic World Tour," made the announcement on Instagram March 1. Posting images ...


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  SHOWBIZ Angelica Ross, Madonna, 'Love, Victor,' trans writer/activist, Judge Judy

Better Brothers Los Angeles ( BBLA )—in association with award-winning actress/activist Sheryl Lee Ralph and her non-profit organization, The DIVA Foundation—announced that actress and transgender advocate Angelica Ross is among this year's list of honorees for ...


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  WORLD Bollywood film, UK employers, assault, Rainbow Railroad

The India film capital of Bollywood is releasing its first major romantic comedy with a lead gay character, Advocate.com noted. Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan ( translation: Be Extra Careful About Marriage ) stars Ayushmann Khurrana as ...


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  NUNN ON ONE TELEVISION Actress brings Da'Vine performances to various roles

Performer Da'Vine Joy Randolph grew up in Philadelphia and studied musical theater in school. This led to a Tony-nominated performance in the musical Ghost, in which she played Oda Mae Brown. She landed television roles in ...


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  Billy Masters

"I thought, 'Why does he have to do that?' I mean, it seemed like he was living a fine life. Everyone who knew him knew he was gay."—Dame Joan Collins discusses UK personality Phillip Schofield coming ...


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  SocialWorks' Black History Month Film Festival through March 1

SocialWorks' 3rd Annual Black History Month Film Festival will run at Showplace Icon Theater, 1011 S. Delano Ct., through March 1. Throughout February, SocialWorks is screening Black movies like Hollywood Shuffle, with Robert Townsend; Set It ...


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  Reeling co-director stepping down

Richard Knight Jr. is stepping down from his role as co-programming director of the annual event Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival. In a note sent to Windy City Times, Knight said, "Reeling: The Chicago ...


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  NEA supports dozens of Chicago arts organizations

National Endowment for the Arts ( NEA ) Chairman Mary Anne Carter announced that organizations in every state in the nation, as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, will receive federal funding for ...


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  SHOWBIZ Sean Hayes, Rihanna, Cher, Billy Porter, Laura Dern

Sean Hayes, Carrie Aizley, Margo Martindale, Jim Rash, Matthew Broderick and Allison Janney are part of the cast of the film Lazy Susan, which is coming to theaters April 3, a press release noted. According to ...


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  'Parasite,' Zellweger, Elton among Oscar winners

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences distributed the 2020 Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on Feb. 9. The South Korean thriller Parasite was surely the most notable winner for the evening, winning ...


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  Facets names new executive director

Facets—a nonprofit that connects people to independent ideas through film experiences—has announced Karen Cardarelli as its new executive director. She succeeds founder and longtime executive director Milos Stehlik, who passed away last July after a six-month ...


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  'We Don't Want Your MTV' Feb. 10-15

The exhibit "We Don't Want Your MTV" will run Feb. 10-15 at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago ( SAIC ) Sullivan Galleries, 33 S. State St. Drawn from Video Data Bank's significant collection, ...


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  TELEVISION Freeform airs LGBTQ, Chicago-filmed film 'The Thing About Harry'

Director/actor Peter Paige, best known for playing Emmett Honeycutt on the U.S. version of Queer as Folk, admitted to Windy City Times that he has long been "a giant rom-com fan." "Back in the '90s and ...


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  'A Night with Oscar' viewing party Feb. 9

Center on Halsted will hold its annual "A Night with Oscar" viewing party Sunday, Feb. 9, 6-11 p.m. at the Park West, 322 W. Armitage Ave., with the red-carpet arrivals starting at 5 p.m. There will ...


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  Billy Masters

"I better hear no lip-syncing tomorrow."—Lady Gaga, from the stage of her Miami show on All Super Bowls Eve. She added, "I love you, J. Lo. I love you Shakira." I think she may love them ...


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  SocialWorks' Black History Month Film Festival until March 1

SocialWorks' 3rd Annual Black History Month Film Festival will run at Showplace Icon Theater, 1011 S. Delano Ct., through March 1. Throughout February, SocialWorks is screening Black movies like Hollywood Shuffle, with Robert Townsend; Set It ...


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  SAG-AFTRA issues new intimacy guidelines

On Jan. 29, SAG-AFTRA ( Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists ) announced a major milestone in its ongoing work to promote the on-set safety and dignity of its members. SAG-AFTRA's new "Standards ...


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  'The Color Purple' in theaters Feb. 23

In honor of the film's 35th anniversary, The Color Purple returns to movie theaters nationwide during Black History Month—its first nationwide release in more than three decades. Fathom Events, Turner Classic Movies and Warner Bros. are ...


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  SHOWBIZ Judith Light, RuPaul, queer docufiction film, Lil Nas X, Mika

GLAAD will honor award-winning actress, producer and activist Judith Light with the Excellence in Media Award at the 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York, a press release noted. The organization also announced that Lilly ...


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  Latinx Short Film Showcase on Feb. 1

Seven films have been selected out of more than 40 entries to create the Gene Siskel Film Center's second edition of the Panorama Latinx Short Film Showcase, which will take place at 8 p.m. on Saturday, ...


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  Planned Parenthood, We Testify release "Ours to Tell" short film

New York, NY — Planned Parenthood Federation of America ( PPFA ) and We Testify, an organization dedicated to the leadership and representation of people who have had abortions, are thrilled to debut "Ours to Tell" ...


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  Actors honor their own at 2019 SAG Awards

The acclaimed South Korean thriller Parasite won the Screen Actors Guild's ( SAG ) Award for outstanding performance by a motion picture cast the evening of Jan. 19, the first time that peer honor has been ...


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  SHOWBIZ Taylor Swift, GLAAD, music festivals, CW renewals, Jake Gyllenhaal

GLAAD will honor global superstar Taylor Swift and award-winning director, producer, writer and advocate Janet Mock at the 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton on Thursday, April 16, a press ...


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  WORLD Trans activist killed, Israeli center, Brazilian priest, Netflix film

In South Africa, Limpopo police are investigating the death of transgender activist Nare Mphela, 28, whose decomposing body was found in a rented room, News24 reported. "The deceased was found with multiple stab wounds and was ...


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  Oscar nominations out, with favorites and surprises

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced its 2019 Oscar nominations Jan. 13. As widely expected by commentators, films with multiple nominations included critics' favorites such as The Irishman, 1917 and Marriage Story. Joker, ...


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  'Michael Hutchence' soon out on digital, DVD and Blu-ray

The new documentary Mystify: Michael Hutchence, about the late INXS frontman, comes to digital and on demand platforms on Jan. 21, and to Blu-ray and DVD on March 31. Mystify: Michael Hutchence arrived in movie theaters ...


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  LGBTQ critics name film, TV honorees

GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics—composed of 260 mainly U.S. journalists covering film and television—named its final-round choices for 2019's finest movies, performances and more across a host of mainstream and LGBTQ-focused categories. South Korean ...


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  SHOWBIZ Best LGBTQ films, Eddie Murphy, Obama's songs, DJ retires

Advocate released its list of the 30 best LGBTQ films of the 2010s. Some on the list include Appropriate Behavior, Moonlight, The Kids Are All Right, Spa Life, The Handmaiden, Colette, Tangerine, Weekend, Booksmart, Rafiki, Beats ...


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  Parasite,' 'Peanut Butter' and pachyderms, best and worst movies of 2019

In the cinematic world, 2019 will be forever remembered for its sheer variety. For once, movies did not squeeze into a neat little box or get stuck in a rut as in years past. Bong Joon ...


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  WINTER THEATER PREVIEW Classics and revivals abound this season

One advantage to 2019's abbreviated lead-up to the holidays is the number of shows that decided not to close when the mirror-ball dropped, but instead extended into 2020. People can still catch Black Ensemble's The Other ...


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  Ellen DeGeneres, Elton John among Golden Globe honorees

The 77th Annual Golden Globes were distributed by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills on Jan. 5. Contributions from members of the LGBT community in the entertainment industry—as well as ...


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  Alla Kovgan dances with Cunningham

Filmmaker Alla Kovgan has created a new 3D documentary depicting the works of modern dance pioneer Merce Cunningham. Moscow born Kovgan has built a career in Europe and the US with dance films over the years. ...


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  Queer actor Daniel Kyri on Chicago, coming out on TV

For Chicago-born actor Daniel Kyri, who identifies as queer, working on the NBC drama Chicago Fire has been both "incredible" and "educational." This series, filmed in Chicago, was Kyri's first time working in television. He has ...


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  SHOWBIZ Billy Porter, Olivia Wilde, Tessa Thompson, 'Ragtime,' Dan Levy

Stars of stage and screen have come together to celebrate Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award-winning star for Billy Porter's lip-sync video for his chart-topping dance single, "Love Yourself," a press release noted. The video features Porter's ...


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  10 Questions with Vic featuring Kit Williamson

It has been a long journey and years of perseverance for Kit Williamson to reach the pinnacle of success in Hollywood. He writes, produces and stars in Netflix's hit show 'EastSiders', nominated for 8 Emmy Awards ...


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  SHOWBIZ Trans model search, Noah Galvin, Beyonce, Fortune Feimster

Slay Model Management—the world's first exclusively transgender model agency—will host its first Model Search Feb. 15 at One Culver, in Los Angeles, a press release noted. Slay's models have appeared in campaigns for such companies as ...


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  SHOWBIZ Neil Patrick Harris, Mary J. Blige, Jane Lynch, Pet Shop Boys

Neil Patrick Harris and husband David Burtka are in Walgreens' new #TrueHolidayStory campaign, which finds the beauty and humor in memorably imperfect moments, NewNowNext.com noted. In the new spots, Harris and Burtka's holiday is less than ...


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  LGBT films and personnel among Golden Globe nominees

The 2019-2020 awards season kicked into full gear with the Dec. 9 announcement of this years Golden Globe nominees, and numerous LGBT-themed films and television shows, as well as LGBT personnel, were among those recognized by ...


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  Five Worth Finding: Gay spy movie, Santa Suite and more

—London Spy: In this British-American series that originally aired in 2015, devil-may-care Danny ( played by a fantastic Ben Whishaw ) meets the straight-laced, enigmatic and handsome Alex ( played by Edward Holcroft ). What ensues ...


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  Winter movies bring an intriguing mix

We finish out the year with some heavy hitters that we previously mentioned in the fall preview, such as Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Cats and Little Women in December. J.J. Abrams has now hinted ...


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  Sean Hayes at Feb. 5 Goodman event

Goodman Theatre, now in its 95th season, will host the "Legacy & Promise" Education and Engagement Luncheon Wed., Feb. 5, featuring Emmy-winning and Tony-nominated actor Sean Hayes. The event will take place at The Palmer House ...


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  Chicago Filmmakers kicks off 2020 with 'Justice January'

This January, Chicago Filmmakers is pleased to present a series of documentaries that explore current social and political issues around environmental justice, immigration justice, and reproductive justice. These new documentaries reveal personal stories behind the political ...


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  Siskel showing LGBTQ+ films in December

The Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 164 N. State St., is showing several LGBTQ+ films of interest in December. They include: —Fleabag ( Dec. 12, 15, 22 ): ...


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  TELEVISION 'Work in Progress' spotlights Chicago, LGBTQ+ representation

The new Showtime series Work in Progress really features queer represenation—arguably, more than such landmark series as Orange Is the New Black and Pose. With many of the actors and producers from Andersonville, Chicago audiences can ...


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  Holiday rom-com from lesbian filmmakers debuts

Thanks to classics such as Love, Actually—not to mention a seemingly continuous stream of confections from Hallmark and Lifetime Channels—romantic comedies have become for many a tradition during the holiday season. This year, a Los Angeles-based ...


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  SHOWBIZ Jamie Lee Curtis, Taylor Swift, trans model/activist, Lil Nas X

Actress Jamie Lee Curtis told interviewer Chris Azzopardi she supports the outing of closeted lawmakers who advocate for anti-LGBTQ causes, The Washington Blade noted. During an interview in support of her knew film, Knives Out, the ...


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  WINDY CITY TIMES 2019 Holiday Gift Guide Part One of Two

Feel the heat We all know the polar vortex may be revisiting sooner rather than letter, so be ready with Heat Holders socks and gloves ( various prices; HeatHolders.com ). The socks, specially developed with cashmere-like ...







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