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AIDS-Foundation-of-Chicagos-Gala35-Nov-19

  AIDS Foundation of Chicago's 'Gala35' Nov. 19

AIDS Foundation of Chicago's (AFC's) "Gala35"—marking its 35th anniversary—will be a virtual event taking place Thursday, Nov. 19, at 6 p.m. Gala35 marks the organization's 35th year of service and will be its premier gatheri ...


 
LETTER-Message-to-Illinois-Patients-BE-WELL-

  LETTER: Message to Illinois Patients, B.E. W.E.L.L.

Dear Editor: As we approach the holiday season and we continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, now is the time to double our efforts to minimize our exposure to the virus and to do everything ...


 
Arts-Public-Life-announces-2020-2021-resident-theatre-company-

  Arts + Public Life announces 2020/2021 resident theatre company

--From a press release

(Chicago, IL Arts + Public Life (APL), an initiative of UChicago Arts, and Definition Theatre Company (DTC) announce Definition as the resident theatre company for Fall 2020/Winter 2021 at the Green Line Performing Arts Center, 329 ...


 
Chicago-Filmmakers-to-participate-in-Masterwork-Industry-Conversations-series-

  Chicago Filmmakers to participate in Masterwork: Industry Conversations series

--From a press release

(Chicago, IL) Chicago Filmmakers is pleased to announce two new editions of Masterwork: Industry Conversations, a series of virtual interviews with long established and award-winning filmmakers followed by a Q&A ...


 
Andersonville-Farmers-Market-extended-through-November-

  Andersonville Farmers Market extended through November

The Andersonville Farmers Market (AFM) will remain open four additional weeks—at a new day and time. The extension will take place Nov. 1, 8, 15 and 22, 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the shared street space on Catalpa ...


 
LGBTQAs-plan-Get-Out-The-Vote-event-for-Michigan-candidate

  LGBTQAs plan "Get Out The Vote" event for Michigan candidate

--From a press release

Chicago, IL — Members of Chicagoland's LGBTQ+ Allies community have organized a COVID-19 responsible day of "Get Out The Vote" (GOTV) canvassing in Southwest Michigan's Berrien County on Election Day, Nov. 3, 2020 to turn out ...


 
Lightfoot-imposes-curfew-on-city-cracks-down-on-bars-

  Lightfoot imposes curfew on city, cracks down on bars

In light of a spike of coronavirus infections in the city, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot followed through Oct. 22 by imposing a 10 p.m. curfew on all nonessential city businesses, The Chicago Tribune reported. In addition, ...


 
V-for-Vendetta-at-Music-Box-includes-talk-with-Wachowski-

  'V for Vendetta' at Music Box; includes talk with Wachowski

The 15th-anniversary theatrical re-release of V for Vendetta, which now includes bonus content—a 13-minute, pre-recorded conversation with director James McTeigue and writer/producer Lana Wachowski—will run at the Music Box Theatre ...


 
Trans-films-at-Chicago-International-Film-Festival-

  Trans films at Chicago International Film Festival

The 56th Chicago International Film Festival illuminates varying gender norms—in childhood, adolescence and old age—now through Sunday, Oct. 25 as part of the Festival's "Out-Look" LGBTQ+ programming. Three feature films ...


 
Open-House-Chicago-extended-to-Nov-1-

  Open House Chicago extended to Nov. 1

The Chicago Architecture Center (CAC) is extending its 10th annual Open House Chicago festival (OHC) through Sunday, Nov. 1. Attendees have seven more days to follow 25 trails for self-guided ...


 
LETTER-Thank-you-Pope-Francis-

  LETTER Thank you, Pope Francis

I never thought I would live to see the day when a pope would endorse civil rights for LGBTQ couples. Praise God for His Grace. Also, the many Roman Catholic individuals and organizations who worked so ...


 
THEATER-A-War-of-the-Worlds-

  THEATER A War of the Worlds

Playwright: Adapted by Mack Gordon and Corey Bradberry from the novel by H.G. Wells At: Theatre In the Dark online at TheatreInTheDark.com . Tickets: Suggested donation of $20-$25 Runs through: Nov. 21 Nothing makes an imperialist ...


 
Virtual-Town-Hall-on-Cook-County-budget-Oct-23

  Virtual Town Hall on Cook County budget Oct. 23

--From a press release

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. —October 21, 2020— Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison will host a live Virtual Town Hall discussing the Cook County 2021 Budget on Friday at 1:30 p.m. He will be joined by Cook County ...


 
Lightfoot-releases-2021-budget-proposal

  Lightfoot releases 2021 budget proposal

On Oct. 21, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot presented to City Council the 2021 budget recommendations—described in a press release as "a fiscally responsible spending plan that leads the City along the road to recovery from the ...


 
SAVOR-Fulton-Market-Kitchen

  SAVOR Fulton Market Kitchen

Over the years, Fulton Market Kitchen (311 N. Sangamon St.; FultonMarketKitchen.com)—which is, naturally, in the Fulton Market District—has intrigued and even dazzled patrons, thanks to the combination of inviting food ...


 
Inclusive-curriculum-tools-offered-to-schools-during-LGBTQ-History-Month-

  Inclusive curriculum tools offered to schools during LGBTQ History Month

--From a press release

October is LGBTQ History Month, and a coalition of LGBTQ organizations are celebrating by making tools available to school administrators, educators, youth, and families to help implement the state's new Inclusive Curriculum Law. The Illinois Inclusiv ...


 
Writers-Theatre-plans-expanded-season-with-digital-programming-changes-to-live-programming

  Writers Theatre plans expanded season with digital programming, changes to live programming

--From a press release

Glencoe, IL—Writers Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce changes to the company's 2020/21 Season, to include additional digital programming and updates to previously announced ...


 
About-Face-Theatre-announces-25th-season-of-new-work-digital-performances-

  About Face Theatre announces 25th season of new work, digital performances

--From a press release

CHICAGO — About Face Theatre is excited to announce plans for its landmark 25th anniversary season. Featuring new and original works, the company will focus on using digital streaming and online tools for most of the ...


 
Virtual-reading-of-Boys-Dont-Wear-Lipstick-Nov-9-

  Virtual reading of Boys Don't Wear Lipstick Nov. 9

--From a press release

Emerging Artist Theatre and Red Spear Productions will present a virtual reading of the award-winning Boy's Don't Wear Lipstick on Monday, Nov. 9 at 8 p.m. celebrating its 20th anniversary. The play is written by Brian ...


 
Equality-Illinois-town-hall-focuses-on-2020-vote

  Equality Illinois town hall focuses on 2020 vote

Equality Illinois held an Oct. 19 town hall discussion to discuss the current state of the voting process. A relatively-energized electorate is expected to show up to the polls by Nov. 3—which has been referred to ...


 
Restaurant-employee-relief-fund-now-open-

  Restaurant employee relief fund now open

Executives at the Illinois Restaurant Association (IRA) announced the opening of online applications for the Illinois Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (IRAEF) Restaurant Employee Relief Fund. This ...


 
Jeannie-Tanner-releases-inspirational-song-art-inclusive-video-

  Jeannie Tanner releases inspirational song, art-inclusive video

Local singer-songwriter Jeannie Tanner has released her new single and video, "I Wanna Be the Change." According to a press release, the song was inspired by many of the speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ...


 
Major-advocacy-organizations-mailing-to-highlight-candidate-Morrisons-record

  Major advocacy organizations mailing to highlight candidate Morrison's record

--From a press release

SPRINGFIELD - As the race to represent HD 54 heats up in the final weeks, with wealthy right-wing interests writing big checks to try and shield Tom Morrison from the backlash to his toxic record, members ...


 
TPAN-names-Colleen-ONeill-as-its-new-CEO-

  TPAN names Colleen O'Neill as its new CEO

TPAN has announced the hiring of Colleen O'Neill as its new CEO to assist in empowering the organization to continue to provide care and far-reaching education to people affected by HIV/AIDS, hepatitis and all related issues, ...


 
Womens-pro-soccer-draft-Nov-12

  Women's pro soccer draft Nov. 12

The National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) announced that the 2020 NWSL Expansion Draft, featuring Racing Louisville Football Club, will take place Thursday, Nov. 12. The trade/waiver window beginning the expansion draft process will close Oct. ...


 
Queen-Adam-Lambert-release-first-live-album

  Queen + Adam Lambert release first live album

Queen + Adam Lambert have released their first-ever live album, Queen + Adam Lambert: Live Around the World. The release is in CD, CD+DVD, CD+Blu-ray and vinyl formats. The set presents a compilation of concert highlights ...


 
Center-on-Halsteds-Valle-artist-Sam-Kirk-among-Latinx-Community-Champions-

  Center on Halsted's Valle, artist Sam Kirk among Latinx Community Champions

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot will join the Office of Community Engagement and other City leaders for a celebratory virtual event to commemorate Latinx Heritage Month by honoring 19 "Campeones de la Communidad Latina" ("Latinx Community Champions") ...


 
Linda-Ronstadt-Danny-Glover-Beto-O-Rourke-in-All-Souls-to-the-Polls-

  Linda Ronstadt, Danny Glover, Beto O' Rourke in 'All Souls to the Polls'

More than 50 artists, social justice and grassroots activists from across the country have created two nights of concerts to spur national voter turnout, with "All Souls to the Polls" on Oct. 17-18 at 7 p.m. ...


 
Alliance-of-Illinois-Judges-hosting-Coming-Out-Stories

  Alliance of Illinois Judges hosting 'Coming Out Stories'

In celebration of National Coming Out Day (which took place Oct. 11), the Alliance of Illinois Judges (AIJ) unveiled the short film Coming Out Stories. Coming Out Stories features members of the judiciary sharing coming out ...


 
Equality-Illinois-condemns-transphobic-posts-by-State-Rep-Deanne-Mazzochi

  Equality Illinois condemns transphobic posts by State Rep. Deanne Mazzochi

--From a press release

CHICAGO - Newly exposed discriminatory comments show it's deja vu in DuPage County following racist and homophobic remarks by State Rep. Amy Grant last month. The Patch reported that voters learned that state Rep. Deanne Mazzochi ...


 
Lives-at-Stake-virtual-panel-Oct-19-

  'Lives at Stake' virtual panel Oct. 19

On Monday, Oct. 19, at 7:30 p.m. Rainbow Railroad, joined by the American Immigration Lawyers Association's Chicago chapter, will present a unique and timely virtual panel discussion entitled, "Lives at Stake: Implications of the U.S. Election ...


 
Matthew-Lee-Erlbach-talks-Be-An-ArtsHero-career-other-endeavors

  Matthew-Lee Erlbach talks Be An #ArtsHero, career, other endeavors

Writer, actor and filmmaker Matthew-Lee Erlbach is on a mission to get financial relief to the many arts workers and institutions impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Erlbach is calling on U.S. senators to sponsor the DAWN ...


 
Manual-Cinemas-Christmas-Carol-running-Dec-3-20-

  'Manual Cinema's Christmas Carol' running Dec. 3-20

Tickets are now on sale for the world premiere of Manual Cinema's Christmas Carol, a live streaming adaption of Charles Dickens's holiday classic created specifically for the 2020 holiday season. ...


 
Goodman-Theatre-offers-A-Christmas-Carol-an-audio-play-free

  Goodman Theatre offers A Christmas Carol, an audio play, free

(Chicago, IL) This holiday season, as indoor performances remain suspended due to COVID-19, Goodman Theatre produces A Christmas Carol as an audio play directed by Jessica Thebus. Offered free for all audiences, the 43rd annual production ...


 
-Equality-Illinois-distributes-115000-in-COVID-relief-grants-to-LGBTQs

  Equality Illinois distributes $115,000+ in COVID relief grants to LGBTQs

--From a press release

Equality Illinois, the state's civil rights organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer people; through a grant the Illinois COVID Response Fund (ICRF) and community organizations, has awarded over $115,000 in COVID relief grants ...


 
Legacy-Walk-inducts-singers-Mercury-and-Sylvester

  Legacy Walk inducts singers Mercury and Sylvester

Musicians Freddie Mercury and Sylvester became the latest inductees onto the Legacy Walk, the Northalsted landmark functioning as an open-air museum paying tribute to notable members of the LGBTQ community. Thanks to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, ...


 
Black-Lives-Black-Words-holding-virtual-events-in-October-November-

  Black Lives, Black Words holding virtual events in October, November

Black Lives, Black Words—an international initiative that provides local Black creatives with an artistic platform—is bringing its "Plays for the People" virtual series to a close with two more plays in October and November. On Oct. ...


 
Sarah-Brightman-in-Chicago-in-Dec-2021

  Sarah Brightman in Chicago in Dec. 2021

Soprano Sarah Brightman will bring "HYMN: Sarah Brightman In Concert" to the historic Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Dr., on Friday, Dec. 10, 2021 at 8 p.m. CDT. To enhance her world of enchantment, ...


 
Philharmonic-orchestras-free-virtual-concert-Oct-24-

  Philharmonic orchestra's free virtual concert Oct. 24

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO), named 2020 Professional Orchestra of the Year by Illinois Council of Orchestras, announced its virtual opening night concert, "IPO Reimagined," featuring 30 IPO string players performing ...


 
Reeling-The-Chicago-LGBTQ-International-Film-Festival-names-winners

  Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival names winners

--From a press release

(Chicago, IL) Reeling is pleased to announce the winners of the 38th annual Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival. The festival was held virtually this year from September 24 to October 7. The event included ...


 
Twisted-Tales-of-Poe-Oct-26-31

  'Twisted Tales of Poe' Oct. 26-31

Just in time for Halloween, AstonRep Theatre Company launches its 2020-21 season with a free streaming radio broadcast of Twisted Tales of Poe, based on Tales of Edgar Allan Poe, adapted by Philip Grecian and directed ...


 
Hubbard-Street-piece-to-examine-Chicagos-racial-disparities

  Hubbard Street piece to examine Chicago's racial disparities

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's (HSDC) 43rd season (2020-21) will begin Thursday, Oct. 22, at 6 p.m. with a virtual premiere presentation of new work from former Hubbard Street dancer and acclaimed choreographer Rena Butler. The piece ...


 
Collaborate-Arts-Institute-to-mark-10th-anniversary

  Collaborate Arts Institute to mark 10th anniversary

Collaborative Arts Institute of Chicago (CAIC), 7409 N. Greenview Ave., is celebrating its 10th-anniversary season with fall offerings that include the annual Collaborative Works Festival, two recitals as part of the Lieder Lounge series and the ...


 
Interrobang-launching-season-with-The-Spin-

  Interrobang launching season with 'The Spin'

Interrobang Theatre Project (ITP) is launching its 11th season with The Spin, a virtual dark comedy ripped from the headlines, written and directed by Spenser Davis and commissioned by ITP. The plot is described as follows: ...


 
IVI-IPO-releases-endorsements-for-2020-general-election

  IVI-IPO releases endorsements for 2020 general election

IVI-IPO Endorsements for the Nov. 3, 2020 general election. Illinois Constitution 'Fair Tax' Amendment Yes Federal Offices Joseph Biden - President - D Kamala Harris - Vice President - D Marie Newman - Congress, 3rd district ...


 
Italian-American-Heritage-Society-backs-replacing-Columbus-Day-with-Indigenous-Peoples-Day

  Italian American Heritage Society backs replacing Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day

--From a press release

CHICAGO, IL—The Italian American Heritage Society of Chicago (IAHSC) announces this morningits support of a bill introduced by state Rep. Delia C. Ramirez (D-4) to replace Columbus Day withIndigenous Peoples ...


 
All-Souls-to-the-Polls-concerts-to-help-fund-GOTV-efforts

  "All Souls to the Polls" concerts to help fund GOTV efforts

--From a press release

Chicago, IL—Adding art to the urgency of ensuring a robust voter turnout for what all consider to be 'the most important election of our lifetimes, more than 50 artists and activists from 50 states have created ...


 
WGN-TV-features-the-life-and-times-of-Windy-City-Times

  WGN-TV features the life and times of Windy City Times

Video link below

WGN-TV produced and aired on Oct. 9 a segment on the history and contributions of Windy City Times, co-founder/owner Tracy Baim, staff, contributors and delivery crew. The segment was reported by WGN's Sean Lewis. Windy City ...


 
Red-Stars-add-new-player-lose-finale-and-are-part-of-national-camp-

  Red Stars add new player, lose finale and are part of national camp

The Chicago Red Stars announced the signing of Ella Stevens. The club selected Stevens with the 24th pick in the 2020 NWSL Draft. She made her first appearance for the Red Stars on a short-term contract ...


 
BOOKS-Max-Fox-takes-on-late-friends-work-Sexual-Hegemony

  BOOKS Max Fox takes on late friend's work, 'Sexual Hegemony'

The late Christopher Chitty started a dissertation titled "Sexual Hegemony: Statecraft, Sodomy, and Capital in the Rise of the World System" while he was a PhD candidate. Writer, editor and friend Max Fox took on Chitty's ...


 
Chicago-Skys-Courtney-Vandersloot-named-to-All-WNBA-First-Team-

  Chicago Sky's Courtney Vandersloot named to All-WNBA First Team

Chicago Sky guard Courtney Vandersloot was named to the 2020 All-WNBA First Team. It marks the second straight All-WNBA First Team selection for Vandersloot, who also made the First Team in 2019. This season Vandersloot became ...


 
Hell-in-a-Handbag-to-celebrate-Halloween-by-streaming-Airport-1970something

  Hell in a Handbag to celebrate Halloween by streaming Airport 1970something

--From a press release

CHICAGO (Oct. 9, 2020) — Hell in a Handbag Productions once again takes on the classic 1970s disaster film genre with a totally ridiculous twist! Airport 1970SOMETHING is a parody that celebrates the popular '70s Airport ...


 
Hillary-Clinton-supports-Personal-PACs-virtual-annual-awards-luncheon

  Hillary Clinton supports Personal PAC's virtual annual awards luncheon

--From a press release

Chicago, IL — Personal PAC, the leading non-partisan political action committee (PAC) dedicated to electing pro-choice state and local officials in Illinois is excited to announce that Secretary Hillary Clinton ...


 
City-passes-ordinance-recognizing-nonbinary-Chicagoans

  City passes ordinance recognizing nonbinary Chicagoans

Chicago City Council passed a new ordinance Oct. 7 ensuring that non-binary Chicagoans will not be marginalized in City rules and forms. The new rules take effect within 60 days. The measure, introduced this past spring ...


 
Pride-Fall-Film-Festival-Oct-12-

  Pride Fall Film Festival Oct. 12

Eight short films, including work by new directors, some using new technology (iPhone 11, Filmic Pro), in explore sexual orientation and gender identity across cultures and among male and female-identifying ...


 
Rainbow-Railroad-panel-to-discuss-election-implications-for-displaced-LGBTQIs

  Rainbow Railroad panel to discuss election implications for displaced LGBTQIs

--From a press release

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — Rainbow Railroad, joined by the Chicago Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, will host a virtual panel discussion Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m , CT, focusing on the life and death implications ...


 
Victory-Gardens-Theater-announces-StudentsFirst-Virtual-Showcase

  Victory Gardens Theater announces StudentsFirst Virtual Showcase

--From a press release

Chicago, IL—Victory Gardens Theater announces the Voices of Tomorrow: Their World on Stagefundraising event on Dec. 9, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. The virtual event will showcase powerful and moving spoken word and artistic works created by ...


 
THEATER-Run-the-Beast-Down-

  THEATER Run the Beast Down

Playwright: Titas Halder At: Strawdog Theatre online at Strawdog.org . Tickets: Free with donation . Runs through: Oct. 25 Tottenham was once a quiet semi-rural suburb north of London where Charlie's parents lived in a bungalow ...


 
Affinity-celebrating-25-years-virtually-Oct-9-11

  Affinity celebrating 25 years virtually Oct. 9-11

Affinity Community Services—a social-justice organization serving the needs of the Black LGBTQ+ community, with a particular focus on Black women—will celebrate its 25th anniversary virtually Oct. 9-11. The virtual anniversary ...


 
Filmmaker-Ric-Burns-explores-life-of-neurologist-writer-Oliver-Sacks

  Filmmaker Ric Burns explores life of neurologist/writer Oliver Sacks

For documentarian Ric Burns, whose work includes New York: A Documentary Film, American Ballet Theatre and VA: The Human Cost of War (and who co-produced and co-wrote The Civil War), the tumultuous life of gay neurologist ...


 
Chicago-Architecture-Center-offers-self-guided-virtual-neighborhood-exploration

  Chicago Architecture Center offers self-guided, virtual neighborhood exploration

--From a press release

CHICAGO — The Chicago Architecture Center (CAC), under the leadership of President and CEO Lynn J. Osmond, is pleased to offer more than 50 online programs and trails for self-guided, outdoor exploration, highlighting more than 100 ...


 
Robin-Roberts-George-Wendt-and-more-part-of-Oct-8-virtual-party

  Robin Roberts, George Wendt and more part of Oct. 8 virtual party

Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts, comedic legends George Wendt and Tim Kazurinsky, and Chicago Bears legend Charles "Peanut" Tillman will be part of a virtual cocktail party supporting the work of the Illinois Medical District ...


 
Women-of-Broadway-series-starts-Oct-24-

  'Women of Broadway' series starts Oct. 24

Northlight Theatre is one of a select group of nonprofit arts organizations participating in the three-part virtual concert series "Live from the West Side: Women of Broadway." The series will feature two-time Tony Award winner Patti ...


 
Twelve-northern-Illinois-arts-organizations-receive-grants

  Twelve northern Illinois arts organizations receive grants

ComEd and the League of Chicago Theatres announced grants of up to $10,000 each to 12 non-profit arts organizations throughout northern Illinois to support the arts and encourage creativity. ComEd and the League, an alliance of ...


 
LETTER-Vote

  LETTER Vote

President Trump, you have had almost four years to lead the United States and have failed us by your own choosing. Whether it be in foreign policy and domestic policy you have not protected the United States ...


 
Oct-3-vigil-to-honor-Ramos-Vargas

  Oct. 3 vigil to honor Ramos Vargas

Chicagoans will gather in Humboldt Park the evening of Saturday, Oct. 3 to honor the memory of Michelin Ramos Vargas, a transgender woman who was murdered in Puerto Rico on Sept. 30. The event begins at ...


 
Art-and-Social-Progress-Oct-14-

  'Art and Social Progress' Oct. 14

In concert with its ongoing virtual exhibition, "Anthem," Weinberg/Newton Gallery has partnered with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) to present the virtual panel discussion "Art and Social Progress: Creating a Better ...


 
Black-Ensembles-BE-Gala-Oct-16

  Black Ensemble's 'BE Gala' Oct. 16

The Black Ensemble Theater, led by Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor, will celebrate 44 years of musical theater with its BE Gala, with the theme "The Legacy Continues: Together We Are the Change, A Musical Celebration ...


 
African-American-Arts-Alliance-to-hold-auditions-workshop-

  African American Arts Alliance to hold auditions, workshop

Sponsored by the African American Arts Alliance (AAAA) and in celebration of Black Arts Month this October, several Black theaters of Chicago will partner for a united audition for Black theater artists. The free, three-day event ...


 
Around-the-World-in-80-Minutes-Chicago-Gay-Mens-Chorus-virtual-cabaret-in-October

  Around the World in 80 Minutes, Chicago Gay Men's Chorus virtual cabaret in October

--From a press release

CHICAGO, October 1, 2020 — Chicago Gay Men's Chorus kicks off Season 37 with Around the World in 80 Minutes, a virtual cabaret featuring a small cast of 24 virtual performers that will take you on ...


 
LGBTQ-HISTORY-MONTH-United-States-Naval-Academy-evolves-with-LGBTQ-acceptance

  LGBTQ HISTORY MONTH: United States Naval Academy evolves with LGBTQ acceptance

By Jeremy Rodriguez

Before graduating from the United States Naval Academy in 1985, Paula Neira had difficulties accepting she was trans. "I was fighting this internal battle, but asking for help would've gotten me kicked out," Neira said. ...


 
Joffrey-Ballet-halts-season-launches-digital-series-25-FOR-25-initiative

  Joffrey Ballet halts season, launches digital series, '25 FOR 25' initiative

--From a press release

The Joffrey Ballet announced the cancellation of all remaining performances for the 2020-21 season, including the world premiere of Cathy Marston's Of Mice and Men and the Joffrey premiere of George Balanchine's ...


 
Nominations-open-for-Chicago-Red-Stars-SHEINSPIRESME-Award-

  Nominations open for Chicago Red Stars' #SHEINSPIRESME Award

The Chicago Red Stars announced that nominations are now open for the 2020 #SHEINSPIRESME Award. The Chicago Red Stars #SHEINSPIRESME Award is an annual award that is presented to women who exemplify leadership, practice social responsibility, ...


 
VIEWPOINT-As-a-gay-bipolar-man-Ive-learned-to-live-with-suicidal-thoughts

  VIEWPOINT As a gay bipolar man, I've learned to live with suicidal thoughts

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among young people ages 10 to 20. LGBTQ+ youth seriously contemplate suicide at almost three times the rate of heterosexual youth. In addition, LGBTQ+ youth are almost five ...


 
Artist-Sarp-Kerem-Yavuz-talks-career-online-auction-COVID-19

  Artist Sarp Kerem Yavuz talks career, online auction, COVID-19

When Sarp Kerem Yavuz was 5, he drew a boat with smiling passengers and a caption that read "The boat that was curious about what was under the sea." "I distinctly remember thinking about the internal ...


 





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