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Market-Days-performers-include-Jody-Watley-Todrick-Hall-Steve-Grand

  Market Days performers include Jody Watley, Todrick Hall, Steve Grand

Northalsted Market Days—taking place Aug. 6-8—will feature a star-studded line-up. Just some of the performers slated to entertain are icon Jody Watley ("Looking for a New Love"), Todrick Hall, Steve ...


 
Ravinia-to-unveil-Bernsteins-Answer-immersive-theater-experience

  Ravinia to unveil 'Bernstein's Answer' immersive theater experience

--From a press release

HIGHLAND PARK, IL—On Saturday, August 7, the Ravinia Festival and Jeffrey P. Haydon, its President and CEO, will officially unveil the Ravinia Music Box (RMB) and its immersive theater experience, titled Bernstein's Answer, and fully open ...


 
THEATER-2nd-Story-announces-first-half-of-2021-22-season

  THEATER 2nd Story announces first half of 2021-22 season

One of Chicago's longest-running storytelling collectives, 2nd Story, announced the first half of its 23rd season of programming for 2021-22. The season will feature nearly 30 world-premiere stories and storyteller debuts, as well as 20 of ...


 
THEATER-Steppenwolf-announces-co-artistic-directors

  THEATER Steppenwolf announces co-artistic directors

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced a new model of leadership, naming ensemble members Glenn Davis and Audrey Francis as the incoming artistic directors of the storied Chicago company. The new appointment ...


 
Chicago-arcade-bar-hosting-LGBTQ-event-July-29

  Chicago arcade bar hosting LGBTQ+ event July 29

Emporium Arcade Bar-Wicker Park, 1366 N. Milwaukee Ave.—in partnership with the Puerto Rican Cultural Center's (PRCC) Trans Empowerment Program—is inviting members of the LGBTQIA+ community to hang out Thursday, July ...


 
Summit-looking-for-BIPOC-LGBTQ-attendees

  Summit looking for BIPOC LGBTQ+ attendees

Pride Action Tank (PAT) and AIDS Foundation Chicago (AFC) will co-host "Co-Creating Futures: A BIPOC LGBTQ+ Policy & Practices Summit," starting virtually on Saturday, July 31, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. CT. According to the event's webpage, "T ...


 
Chicago-City-Council-approves-civilian-oversight-for-police

  Chicago City Council approves civilian oversight for police

On July 21, the Chicago City Council approved a controversial civilian oversight panel, giving the public more control over Chicago police following years of protests about law enforcement misconduct, The Chicago Tribune reported. The vote was ...


 
Char-Schoenbach-talks-helping-LGBTQs-through-Allstate-next-chapter

  Char Schoenbach talks helping LGBTQs through Allstate, next chapter

Lifelong Chicago resident Char Schoenbach began her career in sales and worked for two insurance agents before opening her own Allstate agency 31 year ago. "I have always believed in providing all people with quality insurance," ...


 
Howard-Brown-Health-announces-new-leader-for-The-Center-for-Education-Research-and-Advocacy

  Howard Brown Health announces new leader for The Center for Education, Research, and Advocacy

--From a press release

(July 21, 2021— Chicago, IL) Howard Brown Health is pleased announce Brandon Hill, PhD (he/him/his) as Howard Brown Health's new executive director for the Center for Education, Research, and Advocacy ...


 
Virtual-TLGBQ-Economic-Justice-Summit-on-Sept-11-12

  Virtual TLGBQ+ Economic Justice Summit on Sept. 11-12

The National LGBTQ Workers Center will hold its 3rd Annual TLGBQ+ Economic Justice Summit on Sept. 11-12. This event will be held virtually. Organizers are still accepting workshop proposals. Those who would like to propose a ...


 
Soapbox-travels-to-Chicago-to-raise-hand-hygiene-awareness-

  Soapbox travels to Chicago to raise hand-hygiene awareness

Clean beauty company Soapbox unveiled the world's biggest bottle of soap in New York City's Times Square on July 15, marking the launch of a multi-city tour aimed at raising awareness for the importance of hand ...


 
Womens-soccer-Sweden-snaps-United-States-44-game-win-streak

  Women's soccer: Sweden snaps United States' 44-game win streak

In women's soccer, Sweden dominated the United States 3-0 on July 20 in Tokyo, snapping the Americans' 44-game winning streak in convincing fashion, Yahoo! Sports reported. The U.S. team entered this event as heavy favorites to ...


 
Black-Restaurant-Week-Midwest-in-Chicago-July-23-Aug-1

  Black Restaurant Week-Midwest in Chicago July 23-Aug. 1

Black Restaurant Week, LLC, joins the No Crumb Left Behind campaign by hosting its second campaign in Chicago on July 23-Aug. 1. ...


 
Col-Jennifer-Pritzker-donating-to-ACLU-to-help-fight-anti-trans-laws

  Col. Jennifer Pritzker donating to ACLU to help fight anti-trans laws

Chicago philanthropist and business owner Col. Jennifer Pritzker plans to donate $101,000 and additional six-figure future support to the ACLU from her TAWANI Foundation to fight Tennessee's anti-transgender laws in court, a press release announced. T ...


 
Chicago-Filmmakers-awards-100000-to-local-social-injustice-digital-media-projects

  Chicago Filmmakers awards $100,000 to local social injustice digital media projects

--From a press release

(July 20, 2021 — Chicago, IL) Chicago Filmmakers is pleased to announce that the Chicago Digital Media Production Fund (CDMPF) has awarded a total of $100,000 in grants to eight Chicago artists for the production of ...


 
MUSIC-Im-Every-Woman-Divas-Through-the-Decades-on-Aug-2

  MUSIC 'I'm Every Woman: Divas Through the Decades' on Aug. 2

LGBTQ+ party organization Slo 'Mo: Slow Jams for Queer Fam is celebrating its 10th anniversary with "Slo 'Mo Presents: I'm Every Woman: Divas Through the Decades with Akenya & Friends" on Monday, Aug. 2, at Millennium ...


 
Quigley-secures-funding-for-Center-on-Halsted-program-and-other-projects

  Quigley secures funding for Center on Halsted program and other projects

U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley (IL-05), a member of the House Committee on Appropriations and Chair of the Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee, announced that the Appropriations Committee has approved ...


 
US-Sen-Warnock-to-headline-Personal-PACs-annual-luncheon

  U.S. Sen. Warnock to headline Personal PAC's annual luncheon

--From a press release

U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Georgia) is slated to be a featured speaker at the Personal PAC 28th Annual Awards Luncheon on Wed., Oct. 20. The event will take place virtually and feature several pro-choice leaders. More ...


 
Gov-JB-Pritzker-Lt-Gov-Juliana-Stratton-announce-re-election-campaign

  Gov. JB Pritzker, Lt. Gov. Juliana Stratton announce re-election campaign

--From a press release

ILLINOIS—Today, Governor JB Pritzker announced he and Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton will run for re-election to a second term in 2022, releasing a video that highlights the strength of the state's response to the COVID pandemic ...


 
Chicago-Red-Stars-net-3-1-victory-over-OL-Reign

  Chicago Red Stars net 3-1 victory over OL Reign

Vanessa DiBernardo and Kealia Watt celebrated league milestones as the Chicago Red Stars defeated the OL Reign at home (SeatGeek Stadium) on July 18. DiBernardo reached the 10,000th minute mark in her NWSL (National Women's Soccer ...


 
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  Billy Masters

"No excuses—I messed up. I'm a big sports fan. I'm like the guy at the end of the game who misses a free throw or a kick."—Spike Lee explains why he prematurely announced the winner of ...


 
Chicago-LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-announces-2021-inductees

  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame announces 2021 inductees

--From a press release

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, the only city-sanctioned LGBT Hall of Fame in the world, celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, was founded to honor people and entities, nominated by the community, who have made ...


 
Palette-Beauty-dry-bar-offers-quick-affordable-makeup-services

  Palette Beauty dry bar offers quick, affordable makeup services

Nicola Craig has opened a new business, Palette Beauty, at 2730 N. Clark St., in Chicago's Lincoln Park area. Craig—who calls herself a "big business nerd with a passion for both entrepreneurship and creative endeavors"—started her ...


 
STAYCATION-A-cozy-un-hotel-hotel-is-in-Lincoln-Park

  STAYCATION A cozy 'un-hotel' hotel is in Lincoln Park

People may not have heard of The Neighborhood Hotel (2616 N. Clark St.; https://www.theneighborhoodhotel.com/). It's unique in many ways—from reservations to location, and more. But is it worth your time—and ...


 
Queer-Inn-producers-announce-inaugural-installation-unveiling-upcoming-website

  Queer In(n) producers announce inaugural installation unveiling, upcoming website

Partners and co-producers, Kelli Simpkins and Adithi Chandrashekar are creating a curated, generative online arts gallery called Queer In(n). The inaugural unveiling of a five-foot-by-six-foot wheat paste portrait of longtime ...


 
PERFORMANCE-Gay-performer-Michael-Cunio-part-of-Teatro-ZinZanni

  PERFORMANCE Gay performer Michael Cunio part of 'Teatro ZinZanni'

Teatro ZinZanni Chicago carved out its own niche on the 14th floor of Cambria Hotel back in 2019, with the premiere of Love, Chaos, & Dinner. Blending dinner with a show under the big top in a Belgium mirror tent called ...


 
Suburban-theater-employees-leave-over-perceived-anti-LGBTQ-policy

  Suburban theater employees leave over perceived anti-LGBTQ policy

At least two employees of a Christian-oriented suburban theater company—Sophie Murk and Will Higgins—have resigned in recent weeks, citing its policy toward LGBTQ+ students, the Chicago Sun-Times reported. The exits ...


 
More-than-140-LGBTQ-athletes-slated-to-be-at-Tokyo-Olympics-

  More than 140 LGBTQ athletes slated to be at Tokyo Olympics

At least 142 publicly out LGBTQ and non-binary athletes are headed to Tokyo for the Summer Olympic Games—more than double the number who participated at the 2016 Rio Games, according to Outsports. The number of publicly ...


 
The-Actors-Gymnasium-to-hold-community-circus-celebrate-25th-year-

  The Actors Gymnasium to hold community circus, celebrate 25th year

--From a press release

Evanston, IL, July 15, 2021 — Actors Gym is proud to announce Summer Salon 2021, an evening of circus under the stars in Tallmadge Park to celebrate the organization's 25th year. It will be a family-friendly ...


 
Chicago-Sports-Alliance-continues-to-help-combat-gun-violence

  Chicago Sports Alliance continues to help combat gun violence

The Chicago Sports Alliance—a collaboration between the Chicago Bears, Blackhawks, Bulls, Cubs andWhite Sox that began in 2017—announced it will move forward for a fourth year to combine the reach and resources of the franchises in ...


 
BUSINESS-Wilson-Sporting-Goods-opens-first-in-person-store-in-Chicago

  BUSINESS Wilson Sporting Goods opens first in-person store, in Chicago

Visiting the new Wilson Sporting Goods store (932 N. Rush St.; https://www.wilson.com/en-us) during its July 15 grand opening, this writer learned two big things: 1. Wilson Sporting Goods Co. is actually headquartered in Chicago, in the ...


 
PASSAGES-Author-cultural-theorist-scholar-Lauren-Berlant-dies

  PASSAGES Author, cultural theorist, scholar Lauren Berlant dies

Author, cultural theorist and scholar Lauren Berlant died June 28 in a Chicago hospice facility of a rare form of cancer. They were 63. Berlant (who used they/them pronouns professionally) was born Oct. 31, 1957 in ...


 
LGBT-Chamber-of-Commerce-of-Illinois-announces-Shop-Pride-program-showcasing-LGBTQ-business

  LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois announces 'Shop Pride' program, showcasing LGBTQ+ business

--From a press release

CHICAGO — The LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois (LGBTCC), today announced the official launch of the Shop Pride program designed to encourage Illinois residents to support ...


 
Gov-Pritzker-signs-justice-related-legislation-protecting-youth-most-vulnerable

  Gov. Pritzker signs justice-related legislation protecting youth, most vulnerable

--From a press release

CHICAGO —On Juy 15, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker signed a package of nation-leading legislation that puts Illinois at the forefront of the work to bring about true reform to the state's justice system. "An essential tenet ...


 
THEATER-Chicago-ensemble-presenting-play-on-bisexuality-

  THEATER Chicago ensemble presenting play on bisexuality

The Trance, a Chicago-based theater ensemble, returns to the stage with Riding the Bicycle. It will be performed at The Edge Theatre, 5451 N. Broadway, on Friday-Saturday, July 30-31, at 8 p.m. According to an email ...


 
TELEVISION-Joe-Exotic-to-be-resentenced-

  TELEVISION Joe Exotic to be resentenced

The U.S. 10th District Court of Appeals ordered Tiger King star Joseph Maldonado-Passage, aka Joe Exotic, be resentenced following his conviction in the murder-for-hire plot of Big Cat Rescue's Carole Baskin, KFOR.com reported. According to court ...


 
SPORTS-Skys-Parker-among-cover-athletes-for-video-game-NBA-2K22-

  SPORTS Sky's Parker among cover athletes for video game NBA 2K22

Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic, Chicago Sky.WNBA standout Candace Parker and Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant are among the players who will be featured on the next NBA 2K video-game release, per an NBA press statement. ...


 
Skys-Quigley-wins-three-point-contest

  Sky's Quigley wins three-point contest

Chicago Sky guard Allie Quigley made nine of her last 10 shots to win her third WNBA MTN DEW Three-Point Contest title at halftime of AT&T WNBA All-Star 2021 at Michelob ULTRA Arena at Mandalay Bay ...


 
Chicago-Police-Department-discusses-new-LGBTQ-liaisons

  Chicago Police Department discusses new LGBTQ+ liaisons

Recently, the Chicago Police Department (CPD) announced five LGBTQ+ liaisons for the Chicago Police Department. The liaisons include officers Phoebe Flores (Area 1), Matthew Schlagel (Area 3), Zaida Sanabia (Area ...


 
Gov-Pritzker-announces-next-round-of-rental-assistance-as-eviction-moratorium-ends

  Gov. Pritzker announces next round of rental assistance as eviction moratorium ends

--From a press release

CHICAGO — As the state's gradual phaseout of the pandemic eviction moratorium continues, Governor JB today encouraged renters and landlords to apply for $500 million in existing aid and announced that an additional round of assistance ...


 
LGBTQIA-tavern-to-open-in-Uptown-this-fall-

  LGBTQIA+ tavern to open in Uptown this fall

2Bears Tavern Group—which owns and operates Andersonville's The SoFo Tap and Meeting House Tavern as well as Rogers Park's Jackhammer—is opening 2Bears Tavern Uptown in the former Nick's on Wilson space at 1140 W. Wilson Ave. ...


 
Chicago-Red-Stars-partner-with-Black-Bread-Company-support-minority-businesses

  Chicago Red Stars partner with Black Bread Company, support minority businesses

--From a press release

Club Launches 'Stars of Chicago Business' Initiative to Support Local, Minority Owned Businesses CHICAGO (July 13, 2021) — The Chicago Red Stars today announced a new partnership with The Black Bread Company, the first ever Black-own ...


 
Victory-Gardens-Theater-to-hold-series-of-virtual-Town-Hall-forums

  Victory Gardens Theater to hold series of virtual Town Hall forums

--From a press release

Chicago, IL— Victory Gardens Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director Ken-Matt Martin and Acting Managing Director Roxanna Conner, will hold a series of Town Halls to introduce Ken-Matt to the VG community and share news ...


 
Chicago-Auto-Show-taking-place-July-15-19-

  Chicago Auto Show taking place July 15-19

An abridged version of the annual Chicago Auto Show will take place July 15-19 at McCormick Place, 2301 S. King Dr. The auto show will be one of McCormick Place's first live, in-person events since the ...


 
Neon-and-Light-Museum-pop-up-to-start-Sept-9-

  Neon and Light Museum pop-up to start Sept. 9

The new Neon and Light Museum pop-up invites guests to stand in, under and around approximately 70 professional neon and light-based sculptures in an exhibition opening in River North at 325 W. Huron St. (formerly the ...


 
30th-Annual-2021-AIDS-Run-Walk-Chicago-to-benefit-25-groups-AIDS-Foundation-Chicago

  30th Annual 2021 AIDS Run & Walk Chicago to benefit 25 groups, AIDS Foundation Chicago

--From a press release

CHICAGO — Now in its 30th year, AIDS Run & Walk Chicago returns to Soldier Field on Saturday, October 2 to support individuals living with and vulnerable to HIV/AIDS and other chronic illnesses. AIDS Run & ...


 
Barbara-Krugers-works-to-be-part-of-Art-on-theMART-

  Barbara Kruger's works to be part of 'Art on theMART'

In partnership with Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, Art on theMART announced a major new addition to its fall program: a projection by renowned conceptual artist Barbara Kruger. The projection will be shown ...


 
Goodman-Theatre-reopens-with-School-Girls-Or-The-African-Mean-Girls-Play

  Goodman Theatre reopens with School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play

--From a press release

(Chicago, IL) School is back in session! Goodman Theatre returns to the stage with the Chicago-premiere production of the Off-Broadway smash sensation, School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play. Full casting is below. Written by ...


 
New-mural-by-artist-Molly-Costello-celebrates-diverse-Andersonville-neighborhood-

  New mural by artist Molly Costello celebrates diverse Andersonville neighborhood

Residents and visitors of Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood are enjoying a colorful new mural by Chicago artist Molly Costello (they/them or she/her) that celebrates the diverse lives in the community. ...


 
Lightfoot-announces-27-Neighborhood-Opportunity-Fund-Grant-finalists

  Lightfoot announces 27 Neighborhood Opportunity Fund Grant finalists

--From a press release

CHICAGO — Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot today announced 27 new Neighborhood Opportunity Fund (NOF) grant finalists. A Greater Grand Crossing shared kitchen, a Calumet Heights dance studio, and a Humboldt Park juice bar are among the ...


 
Alderwoman-presents-her-side-in-Pride-North-fee-situation

  Alderwoman presents her side in Pride North fee situation

Chicago Ald. Maria Hadden (49th Ward) spoke with Windy City Times about a recent controversy that involved fees regarding Pride North. On June 26 (Saturday), the $20 fee was listed as a suggested donation. However, the ...


 
Raven-Theatre-announces-2021-22-season

  Raven Theatre announces 2021-22 season

--From a press release

CHICAGO (July 12, 2021) — Raven Theatre is pleased to welcome back live audiences with the announcement of its 2021-22 season, featuring three productions previously postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The new season also marks ...


 
American-Blues-to-present-The-Great-American-and-French-Songbook-

  American Blues to present 'The Great American (and French) Songbook'

On Friday, July 16, American Blues Theater, under the continued leadership of Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside, will present The Great American (and French) Songbook, performed by Suzy Petri and guests as part of its music series ...


 
Local-film-about-Latinx-community-and-COVID-to-screen-July-22-

  Local film about Latinx community and COVID to screen July 22

On Thursday, July 22, at 6 p.m., the Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark St., will host a screening of the film Seguimos Aqui. This documentary tells four unique stories of the impact of COVID on ...


 
Chicago-Red-Stars-defeat-Houston-2-1-thanks-to-two-own-goals

  Chicago Red Stars defeat Houston 2-1, thanks to two own-goals

On July 11 in SeatGeek Stadium, the Chicago Red Stars staged a unique comeback—with two own-goals—to defeat the Houston Dash 2-1. After a scoreless first half, Houston scored when Veronica Latsko netted a goal in the ...


 
Soldier-Field-sued-for-allowing-anti-LGBTQ-slurs-

  Soldier Field sued for allowing anti-LGBTQ+ slurs

Four men—Jordan Penland, Karl Gerner, Edward R. Burke and Paul C. Burke—are suing Chicago's Soldier Field, saying they were subjected to anti-LGBTQ+ slurs during a 2019 soccer game there and stadium personnel did nothing to stop ...


 
Chicago-Sky-lose-to-Mystics-in-overtime-thriller

  Chicago Sky lose to Mystics in overtime thriller

At Chicago's Wintrust Arena, the Chicago Sky lost to the Washington Mystics 89-85 in an overtime matchup on July 10. Chicago had five players (Kahleah Copper, Stefanie Dolson, Courtney Vandersloot, Allie Quigley and Candace Parker) score ...


 
Protest-organizer-now-eyeing-Arlington-Heights-after-Pride-flag-rejection-

  Protest organizer now eyeing Arlington Heights after Pride flag rejection

The individual who organized a June 30 protest in Elk Grove Village against what many perceived to be an anti-trans+ law as well as the lack of a Pride flag flying there is now looking at what is happening in a ...


 
Chicago-Sky-guard-to-take-part-in-three-point-contest

  Chicago Sky guard to take part in three-point contest

Chicago Sky guard Allie Quigley has been selected to participate in the WNBA MTN DEW 3-Point Contest at Michelob ULTRA Arena at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, in Las Vegas. The event will take place live ...


 
Results-of-South-Side-community-center-survey-released

  Results of South Side community center survey released

Community advocates released the initial findings from a survey examining the needs for LGBTQ residents on the city's South Side on July 8. That assessment will largely determine the scope of a $15 million LGBTQ community ...


 
Quigley-again-calls-for-end-to-detention-of-trans-migrants

  Quigley again calls for end to detention of trans migrants

--From a press release

CHICAGO, IL — Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), Vice Chair of the LGBT Equality Caucus and a founding Member of the Transgender Equality Task Force, led thirty House Democrats in calling for an end to ...


 
Gov-Pritzker-signs-legislation-Asian-American-history-to-be-taught-in-public-schools

  Gov. Pritzker signs legislation, Asian American history to be taught in public schools

--From a press release

SKOKIE - On July 9, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker signed HB 376, the Teaching Equitable Asian American History Act, into law, making Illinois the first state in the nation to require a unit of Asian American ...


 
SPORTS-Krueger-joins-US-womens-soccer-team-as-full-member

  SPORTS Krueger joins U.S. women's soccer team as full member

After previously being named as one of four alternates to the 2020 U.S. Olympic women's soccer national team (UWSNT), Chicago Red Stars defender Casey Krueger is now a full member of the United States' 22-player roster ...


 
THEATER-Playhouse-renowned-chef-to-present-Recipe-for-Disaster-Oct-6

  THEATER Playhouse, renowned chef to present 'Recipe for Disaster' Oct. 6

James Beard Award-winning chef Rick Bayless and Windy City Playhouse Artistic Director Amy Rubenstein announced they will present "A Recipe for Disaster" a farcical experience set in the world of restaurants starting Oct. 6. Bayless, Rubenstein ...


 
Chicago-Fire-FC-extends-win-streak-to-three-games-

  Chicago Fire FC extends win streak to three games

Chicago Fire FC (3-7-2, 11 points) came from behind to defeat Orlando City SC (6-3-3, 21 points) 3-1 at Soldier Field on July 7, getting its third consecutive victory, according to a press release. Three different ...


 
Gov-Pritzker-hails-Illinois-second-ratings-upgrade-in-recent-days

  Gov. Pritzker hails Illinois' second ratings upgrade in recent days

--From a press release

SPRINGFIELD — Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker hailed the state's improved bond rating from S&P Global Ratings on Thursday, the second such rating upgrade in recent days. The announcement follows Moody's credit upgrade and Fitch's upgraded cre ...


 
Uniting-Pride-of-Champaign-County-announces-dates-theme-of-Pride-events-

  Uniting Pride of Champaign County announces dates, theme of Pride events

Uniting Pride of Champaign County announced the dates and theme for the 2021 Champaign-Urbana PrideFest and Parade. C-U Pridefest will be held the weekend of Sept. 24-26. After a year of isolation due to COVID-19 and ...


 
Dance-for-Life-to-present-10-companies-world-premiere-finale-

  Dance for Life to present 10 companies, world-premiere finale

Chicago Dancers United (CDU), which supports the health and wellness of Chicago's professional dance community, announced an expanded lineup and program for the 30th anniversary of its annual fundraiser, Dance for Life, which takes place in ...


 
ALMA-AFC-host-Latino-a-x-focused-COVID-19-grand-rounds-virtual-presentation

  ALMA, AFC host Latino/a/x-focused COVID-19 grand rounds virtual presentation

Association of Latino/as/x Motivating Action (ALMA) and AIDS Foundation Chicago (AFC) hosted a "COVID-19 Grand Rounds—Systemic Racism and Health Disparities: The Impact of COVID-19 on Latino/a/x populations" virtual presentation July ...


 
AIDS-ballet-movie-coming-to-Chicago-on-July-16-

  AIDS ballet movie coming to Chicago on July 16

The movie Can You Bring It: Bill T. Jones and D-Man in the Waters will open Friday, July 16, in virtual cinemas in Chicago at Gene Siskel Film Center and Music Box Theatre. "Can You Bring It"—co-directed by Rosalynde LeBlanc and ...


 
Howard-Brown-Health-selects-first-Black-woman-as-board-chair-

  Howard Brown Health selects first Black woman as board chair

Howard Brown Health announced the board of directors has elected Chef Fresh Roberson (they/them, she/her) as its next chair after serving as executive vice chair, secretary and board member at large since July 2016. Roberson is ...


 
HEALTH-Chicagos-South-Side-Help-Center-receives-2M-grant-

  HEALTH Chicago's South Side Help Center receives $2M grant

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released its national list of 95 community-based organizations (CBOs) granted funding to develop and implement high-impact human immunodeficiency ...


 
Taste-of-Chicago-To-Go-starts-Wednesday

  Taste of Chicago To-Go" starts Wednesday

--From a press release

Taste of Chicago To-Go" starts Wednesday with food vendors and food trucks; Chicago City Market vendors; Chicago SummerDance instructors; House City DJs; author Marisel Vera; Taste of Chicago favorites Eli's Cheesecake, Robinson's No. 1 Ribs and ...


 
Illinois-reports-no-new-COVID-deaths-for-a-full-day-first-time-in-16-months

  Illinois reports no new COVID deaths for a full day, first time in 16 months

On July 5—for the first time in nearly 16 months—Illinois went a full day without losing a resident to COVID-19, The Chicago Sun-Times reported. The Illinois Department of Public Health reported no new COVID-19 fatalities that ...


 
SPORTS-Sprinter-Richardson-now-off-relay-team-as-well-

  SPORTS Sprinter Richardson now off relay team as well

Banned sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson was not on the Olympic roster released July 6 by USA Track and Field, ESPN.com reported. This decision means her positive test for THC will cost her a chance at running on ...


 





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