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  Remy Bumppo, Court lead Jeff Awards, Teatro Vista honored

CHICAGO, IL - The 51st Annual Jeff Awards Ceremony took place on October 21, 2019, during a spirited evening at Drury Lane Oakbrook. "Frankenstein," produced by Remy Bumppo Theatre Company, took home five awards, including Best ...


Critics-Picks

  Critics Picks

The Color Purple, Drury Lane Theatre, Oakbrook Terrace, through Nov. 3—Director Lili-Anne Brown allows this speedy musical adaptation of Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning to properly breathe with great emotional performances and gorgeous singing. SCM X, Sideshow ...


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  DINING Pumpkin-carving party, 'Check, Please!,' Warhol dish

—Bernie's, 660 N. Orleans St., will host a pumpkin carving party/contest Wed., Oct. 23, 6-8:30 p.m. Guests can test their skills during the event for the chance to win a $100 gift card. Event tickets are ...


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  A Man of No Importance at Pride Films and Plays through Nov. 10

Pride Films and Plays will stage the first Chicago production in more than a decade of A Man of No Importance, the heartwarming musical created by Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, and Terrence McNally, the team that ...


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  'Boystown' author starts new series

Jake Biondi—the author of the Boystown series—will release his new Majesty series Friday, Dec. 13. The official title of the book is Majesty Book One: Death of the King. Majesty is a period piece that opens ...


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  Artemis Singers workshop Oct. 30

As part of its 40th anniversary celebration, Artemis Singers will hold a free workshop at the Harold Washington Library, 400 S. State St., on Wed., Oct. 30, 5-7 p.m., to collect stories from women in the ...


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  PASSAGES George Haas

George Robert Haas, formerly of Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood, passed away unexpectedly but peacefully at his new home in Las Vegas on Oct. 14. He was 91. A Chicago native, George graduated from Schurz High School ...


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  THEATER REVIEW Exquisita Agonia

Playwright: Nilo Cruz At: Aguijon Theatre, 2707 N. Laramie Ave. Tickets: Aguilontheatre.org . Price: $15-30. Runs through: Nov. 24 Elisabeth Kubler-Ross defined the "five stages of grief" as denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance, saying that ...


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  THEATER REVIEW The Effect

Playwright: Lucy Prebble At: Strawdog Theatre Company, 1802 Berenice Ave. Tickets: Strawdog.org; $35. Runs through: Nov. 23 It doesn't take a mind-reader to note that the first flush of love often produces symptoms mimicking those of ...


-Howard-Brown-Health-raises-money-conjures-Halloween-spirit

  Howard Brown Health raises money, conjures Halloween spirit

Characters of all kinds gathered at Park West on Oct. 19 for Howard Brown Health's annual fundraiser Big Orange Ball. The Halloween party that served to raise money for Howard Brown's patient base and programming had ...


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  Community reacts to Women & Children First anti-trans vandalism

Women & Children First bookstore, the Chicago Therapy Collective and Andersonville Chamber of Commerce joined forces Oct. 20 in a community activation event responding to multiple instances of anti-trans vandalism. During the event, speakers from the ...


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  State teachers hold 2019 convention

Coinciding with a strike involving Chicago teachers—the first since 2012—nearly 400 delegates and guests from around the state convened in Rosemont this past weekend to conduct union business at the Illinois Federation of Teachers ( IFT ...


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  Red Stars defeat Portland, advance to championship

The Chicago Red Stars advance to their first-ever National Women's Soccer League Championship game after they defeated the Portland Thorns 1-0 in a National Women's Soccer League ( NWSL ) semifinal on Oct. 20. At SeatGeek ...


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  THEATER REVIEW Sunset Boulevard

Authors: Andrew Lloyd Webber ( music ); Don Black & Christopher Hampton ( book/lyrics ) At: Porchlight Music Theatre @ Ruth Page Center, 1016 North Dearborn Street. Tickets: 773-777-9884; PorchlightMusicTheatre.org; $39-$66. Runs through: Dec. 8 Porchlight's ...


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  Ravinia president/CEO leaving post in 2020

Ravinia President and CEO Well Kauffman announced Oct. 19 that he will depart the festival upon completing his 20th anniversary year at its helm, following the 2020 season and the opening of the RaviniaMusicBox experience center. ...


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  Crimson and Pearls Gala: Celebrating 30 years of Chicagoland HIV Nursing

Chicago Nurses in AIDS Care ( CNAC ) will celebrate its 30th anniversary: Crimson and Pearls Gala: Celebrating 30 years of Chicagoland HIV Nursing. CNAC invites the HIV nursing and greater HIV advocate, service and ally ...


-Cook-County-Commissioner-Kevin-B-Morrison-to-hold-town-hall-in-Hanover-Township

  Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison to hold town hall in Hanover Township

HANOVER PARK, Ill. —October 18, 2019—Cook County Commissioner Kevin B. Morrison will host his fourth town hall since he was sworn into office in Hanover Park next week. The town hall will be held next Tuesday ...


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  UNICEF honors leaders at humanitarian event

On Oct. 11, the UNICEF USA Midwest Regional office USA hosted its Ninth Annual UNICEF Chicago Humanitarian Awards Luncheon at The Ritz Carlton. Honorees included F.K. Day and Leah Missbach Day, co-founders of World Bicycle Relief, ...


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  Story Jam features local celebs in a show to raise money for immigrant youth

Chicago, IL November 17th, 2019—Story Jam, a show that is part live-lit and part music concert combining storytellers and songwriters with a rocking band, will return to City Winery on Sunday, November 17th at 12pm for ...


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  Karen Mason to perform Nov. 14

Singer and Chicago native Karen Mason—star of musicals Love Never Dies, Mamma Mia!, Hairspray!, Wonderland and Sunset Boulevard—will perform Thursday, Nov. 14,, at 7:30 p.m. at the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 W. Campbell St., Arlington ...


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  Trans bodybuilding film out Nov. 7

The award-winning, trans-bodybuilding documentary Man Made releases worldwide on VOD platforms on Thursday, Nov. 7, via Journeyman Pictures. The movie follows the lives of four transgender men as they prepare to compete at TransFitCon—the only all ...


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  Gay skier/actor at Roscoe's Oct. 24

Openly gay Olympic freestyle skier and actor ( American Horror Story ) Gus Kenworthy is teaming with Coors Light to throw an '80s rock-themed Halloween party in Chicago. "Halloween Rocks" is happening Thursday, Oct. 24, at ...


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  Oct. 21 benefit for homeless at Metro

More than 40 Chicago punk, prog, noise, rock and surf musicians—including current and former members of PiL, Naked Raygun and Local H—will perform at a benefit concert to raise money for the Chicago Coalition for the ...


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  CPD head Johnson found lying down in car

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson called for an internal investigation on himself after officers responding to a call found him lying down in a car the previous night, The Chicago Tribune noted. Spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said ...


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  Firebrand Theatre to present Always… Patsy Cline

By Ted Swindley Directed by Brigitte Ditmars. Musical Direction by Andra Velis Simon. November 16 — December 15, 2019 at The Den Theatre CHICAGO ( October 16, 2019 ) — Firebrand Theatre is pleased to launch ...


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  Cirque du Soleil names cast for holiday production at Chicago Theatre

Chicago, IL ( October 16, 2019 ) — Cirque du Soleil and The Madison Square Garden Company ( NYSE: MSG ) announced today the casting and creative team for the all-new family production, 'Twas the Night ...


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  Local author Tedd Hawks writes 'Burn'

Out Chicagoan Tedd Hawks has written the novel Burn—which encompasses the intersecting queer lives of an elderly man in Edgewater, a down-and-out accountant in Lake View and a group of gay men in Boystown. A graduate ...


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  SPORTS NFL player makes history by coming out

For Ryan Russell, it's now all about coming back, not just coming out. The Texas native—who played football at Purdue University and then 23 games over three seasons ( 2015-17 ) in the NFL—is ready to ...


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  SPORTS Pro wrestler Kiera Hogan marking coming out at Chicago events

Kiera Hogan is holding her official coming out party in Chicago, anchored around IMPACT Wrestling's premiere event of the year, Bound For Glory, set for Sunday night, Oct. 20, at the Odeum Expo Center in suburban ...


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  BOOK REVIEW Ensemble: An Oral History of Chicago Theater

Author: Mark Larson $13; Lethe Press; 243 pages Chicago has proven itself many times over that it is multifaceted. It is a Midwestern diamond, a lake city, a food hotspot, the foundation of house music. The ...


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  THEATER REVIEW Twice, Thrice, Frice

Playwright: Fouad Teymour At: Silk Road Rising, 77 W. Washington Street. Tickets: 312-857-1234; SilkRoadRising.org; $38. Runs through: Nov. 10 This world premiere comedy concerns assimilated, Upper Middle Class American Moslem women. Amira ( Catherine Dildilian ), ...


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  Lesbian author/advocate Julie Justicz writes on 'Difficulty'

Chicago attorney/social justice advocate Julie Justicz has a history of fostering an affinity for the written word. Her first novel, Degrees of Difficulty, was a 20-year process—but it's finally available wherever books are sold. "I'm an ...


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  'Destinos' festival offers something for everyone

By Amelia Orozco

The Chicago Latino Theater Alliance ( CLATA )—a non-profit 501( c )( 3 ) organization formed in 2016 by the three most prominent Chicago Latino arts organizations: International Latino Cultural Center, National Museum of Mexican Art, ...


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  THEATER SPOTLIGHT Arts in the Dark

Do you love a parade? And Halloween? Kick off the spooky season with Arts in the Dark, a one-night-only magical parade of bands, dancers, costumes, floats, puppets and lanterns that celebrates Halloween as the "artist's holiday." ...


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  Chicago International Film Festival features LGBT-related titles

The Chicago International Film Festival kicks off the evening of Wednesday, Oct. 16 with a screening of Motherless Brooklyn as well as Zombieland: Double Tap later that evening. The festival lasts through Sunday, Oct. 27, and ...


CRITICSPICKS

  CRITICS'PICKS

Be Here Now, Shattered Globe Theatre at Theater Wit, through Oct. 19. By rejecting romcom clichés, Deborah Zoe Laufer's mostly comedy leads to a smarter, quirkier and even MORE romantic happy ending in this well staged ...


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  THEATER REVIEW Sundown, Yellow Moon

Playwright: Rachel Bonds; songs by The Bengsons At: Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark St. Tickets: 773-338-2177; RavenTheatre.com; $43-$46. Runs through: Nov. 17 Some online research confirmed that this play was autobiographical, at least in general if ...


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  THEATER REVIEW Invisible

Playwright: Mary Bonnett At: Her Story Theatre at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. Tickets: HerStoryTheatre.org, 773-327-5252; $35. Runs through: Nov. 3 It could be a scene out of a Beth Henley play: townswomen clustered around ...


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  THEATER REVIEW Back in the Day

Playwright: Miranda Gonzalez At: UrbanTheater Company, 2620 W. Division St. Tickets: $15-30; clata.org/destinos-backintheday. Runs through: Nov. 2 Immersive theater is tough to get right. So many factors come into play, especially the balance of audience comfort ...


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  MOMBIAN LGBTQ-inclusive books, and hope, in rural schools

LGBTQ students in rural schools are more likely to face bias and discrimination than those in urban and suburban ones, but their schools are also less likely to have LGBTQ-inclusive resources to support them. That's why ...


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  ELECTIONS 2020, STATE HOUSE Ryan Podges, gay man challenges Feigenholtz for 12th Dist.

Ryan Podges is a political newbie—and his initial foray into the electoral arena may be a daunting one. That is because Podges, a gay Chicago attorney, is taking on longtime 12th District incumbent Rep. Sara Feigenholtz ...


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  Legal titan Pat Logue, and her impact on many LGBT people

Politics and social justice causes have been parts of award-winning retired Cook County Circuit Court Associate Justice Pat Logue's life since childhood. Logue, who now is living with Alzheimer's disease, is also Lambda Legal's former Midwest ...


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  LGBTQ HRC/CNN town hall watch party held at Sidetrack

The Chicago Reader hosted a discussion in advance of the HRC/CNN town hall Oct. 10. Presidential candidate Marianne Williamson stopped by the event. Joseph Stevens Photography ...


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  SAVOR Jerry Tapia, baking his way to success

Out Chicagoan Jerry Tapia knows his way around an oven. Not only was this evident from the surprise cake he brought to an interview with Windy City Times, but also from his resume, which includes graduating ...


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  Chicago Dancemakers Forum Launches International Initiative, Two Fall Events

CHICAGO, IL, 10/15/2019 Images Available Here. - Chicago Dancemakers Forum's new CrossHatch Initiative promotes artistic growth for dancemaking artists and builds connections for, and awareness of, Chicago dance internationally. With opportunities for Chicago dancemakers in 2019 ...


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  Pilsen event takes over 360 Chicago

Continuing a yearlong series involving various neighborhoods taking over 360 Chicago—the 94th floor of the onetime John Hancock building—representatives from Pilsen held an event Oct. 3. There were samples, performances and appearances by Instituto Grafico de ...


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  Gerber/Hart opens lesbian history exhibit

Gerber/Hart History & Archives launched a new exhibit, "Lavender Women & Killer Dykes: Lesbians, Feminism & Community in Chicago," with a reception and brief talk the evening of Oct. 12. Curated by Jen Dentel, Isabel Singer, ...


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  Legacy Project hosts '[un]Gala'

Supporters of Chicago's Legacy Project gathered Oct. 10 to pay tribute to key volunteers who've contributed to its organizational success. The event—" LANDMARK: The Legacy Project [un]Gala"—was held at the Chez event space, 247 E. Ontario ...


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  Kevin Hauswirth, an advocate committed to diversity

Since he was a child, Kevin Hauswirth knew he was destined to lead a life of advocacy. Speaking with Windy City Times, he recalled growing up around activists including one trip with his family to see ...


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  Fitness confab says goodbye to Chicago

After a 30-year association with Chicago, the fitness conference known as Club Industry had a last event Oct. 9-11 at the Hilton Chicago. This year's event—geared for fitness professionals—featured talks on subjects such as facility-membership retention, ...


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  National Period Day rally Oct. 19

A rally to mark National Period Day will take place Saturday, Oct. 19, 12-2 p.m., at Federal Plaza, 219 S. Dearborn St. Organizations such as Planned Parenthood, The Chicago Period Project, She Votes Illinois, The U.N. ...


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  LGBT HISTORY MONTH The rise of the ballroom scene through the ages

By Laura Smythe laura@epgn.com

What is ballroom? The first time Jacen Bowman attended a house meeting, he had no idea what LGBTQ ballroom culture was. Going into his final year in high school, Bowman was approached to join a "modeling ...


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  Warhol images to be 'Art on theMART'

Art on theMART—the largest and longest-running digital art projection in the world—will project four renowned artworks by Andy Warhol in alignment with the Art Institute of Chicago's fall exhibition Andy Warhol—From A to B and Back ...


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  DINING Aberlour, 'Fried Chicken & Bubbles,' Peninsula dinner

—As part of the Designing Louder Than Words bottle box competition created by the Design Museum of Chicago and Aberlour Single Malt Scotch Whisky, more than 60 designers, architects and creators submitted box designs that were ...


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  HRC Chicago to honor Kim Hunt, Dane Hites

The Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) Chicago Gala will take place Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Fairmont Chicago, 200 N. Columbus Dr., at 6 p.m. At the gala, Kim Hunt and Dane Hites will be ...


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  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame calls for 2019 nominees, announces ceremony date

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, now entering its 30th year, announced today that it will resume inducting new members. The ceremony for inductees will be held on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at the Chicago History ...


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  Women & Children First targeted by anti-trans vandals

The windows at Women & Children First bookstore, 5233 N. Clark St., have been vandalized on multiple occasions with stickers featuring anti-trans messaging, according to its staff. The Andersonville bookseller and others are planning an Oct. ...


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  State treasurer's LGBTQ reception Oct. 16

Illinois state Treasurer Michael Frerichs will host a celebration on the concourse of the James R. Thompson Center, 100 W. Randolph St., 12-1 p.m., on Wed., Oct. 16, in honor of LGBTQ History Month. This event ...


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  About Face Theatre to present Packing

Learning who you are means knowing where you come from, and where you belong. From writer/performer Scott Bradley ( Scooty & JoJo's Alien Queen and Carpenters Halloween; AFT's We Three Lizas and The Homosexuals ) comes ...


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  Reeling Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival announces award winners

( CHICAGO, IL - October 10, 2019 ) Reeling: the Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival announces the highly anticipated juried, audience, and AARP Silver Image award winners for films screened at the 37th annual festival, September ...


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  BYC closing Oct. 14, will reopen Oct. 28

Broadway Youth Center ( BYC ) will be closed for two weeks of staff training starting Monday, Oct. 14 and will reopen Monday, Oct. 28. During this time, there will also be no GED or VOICES ...


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  Auditorium commissions Michelle Dorrance work for Trinity Irish Dance Company

( CHICAGO, IL — The Auditorium Theatre announces the commission of American Traffic, a new work for Trinity Irish Dance Company ( TIDC ) created by acclaimed tap dancer, choreographer, and MacArthur "Genius Grant" recipient Michelle ...


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  THEATER REVIEW A Doll's House

Playwright: Henrick Ibsen ( adapted by Sandra Delgado and Michael Halberstam ) At: Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor Ct., Glencoe. Tickets: WritersTheatre.org. Price: $35-80. Runs through: Dec. 15 I have a mixed relationship with Nora Helmer, the ...


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  THEATER REVIEW Big Fish

Authors: Andrew Lippa and John August At: Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. Tickets: BoHoTheatre.com or 773-975-8150; $25-$35. Runs through: Nov. 17 When Big Fish had its' pre-broadway Chicago tryout back in 2013, director Susan ...


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  Guy Branum, queer comic, coming to Zanies

Out comedian Guy Branum is returning to Chicago with a brand new zany stand up act. Hailing from Yuba City, California, he went to college at the University of California, Berkley and later studied at the ...


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  The Simon and Garfunkel Story extended through Dec. 8

CHICAGO ( October 10, 2019 ) — Broadway in Chicago is delighted to announce the internationally-acclaimed hit theatre show THE SIMON & GARFUNKEL STORY is extended through December 8. Additional tickets will go on sale at ...


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  Chicago Architecture Center plans programs for Open House Chicago

CHICAGO ( October 8, 2019 ) — The Chicago Architecture Center ( CAC ) today released the list of special programs for Open House Chicago 2019—now in its ninth year and one of the largest architecture ...


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  Boystown's Halloweek of Tricks leads up to Oct. 31 parade, spooky fun

Boystown brings you a full, seven-day Halloweek of tricks and treats. Culminating with the legendary Haunted Halsted Halloween Parade on Oct. 31, Northalsted hosts a spectacularly spooky line-up of events. From alive to zombified, it's a ...


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  Chicago Reader hosting presidential forum watch party

LGBTQ leaders joined by candidate Marianne Williamson

The Chicago Reader is hosting a watch part for the Human Rights Campaign/CNN presidential town hall Thursday, Oct. 9, starting at 5 p.m. Presidential candidate Marianne Williamson, who is not on the telecast, will attend the ...


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  "Lavender Women and Killer Dykes" to launch Oct. 12

Gerber/Hart Library & Archives, 6500 N. Clark St., will host the launch of the exhibit "Lavender Women and Killer Dykes" on Saturday, Oct. 12, at 7 p.m. "Lavender Women and Killer Dykes" reflects the culture that ...


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  Lesbian comedian's release show Oct. 17

Chicago-based lesbian comedian Whitney Chitwood will have a new album, The Bakery Case, out Friday, Oct. 18—and she will have a release show the previous night. The release show will take place Thursday, Oct. 17, at ...


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  LGBT HISTORY MONTH Pete Buttigieg on LGBT history, historic campaign

Mark Segal

Pete Buttigieg—who has served as mayor of South Bend, Indiana since 2012—came out as a gay man in a self-penned essay published by the South Bend Tribune. This past April, he declared his candidacy for president ...


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  DINING Fat Rice bakery, Frontier dinner, marathon specials

—James Beard-Award winning Chef Abe Conlon and Partner Adrienne Lo revealed a new expansion of their daytime Asian-inspired bakery The Bakery at Fat Rice, which will now become The Bakery & Cafe at Fat Rice. Announcing ...


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  Mixtape coincides with Warhol exhibit

As the Warhol exhibit comes to the Art Institute of Chicago this October, DJ Heaven Malone is releasing a mixtape, Factory Girls, honoring the women throughout the decades of The Factory, Warhol's studio. Malone is an ...


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  Popcorn company has 'Coming Out Box'

Ahead of National Coming Out Day ( Oct. 11 ), Chicago-based Epic Gourmet Popcorn has launched its new product: The Coming Out Box, a gourmet popcorn gift set with three LGBTQ+ Pride-themed flavors. The flavors are ...







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