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  Birds, letters lead to Mamby on the Beach being canceled

The musical event Mamby on the Beach—slated to take place Aug. 23-24 on Chicago's Montrose Beach—has been canceled after the arrival of federally protected birds as well as efforts from community stakeholders, according to The Chicago ...


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  SHOWBIZ Jennifer Lopez, 'Toy Story 4,' Rosie, Darren Criss, John Waters

Jennifer Lopez had a surprise for a gay teen who was barred from giving the valedictorian speech, PinkNews noted. The superstar surprised Nat Werth backstage at her show in Milwaukee on July 3. The teen was ...


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  Streisand at United Center on Aug. 6

Barbra Streisand will bring her live performance back to Chicago's United Center on Tuesday, Aug. 6. Streisand is an actress, singer, director, composer, producer, author and activist. She has recorded 52 gold, 31 platinum and 13 ...


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  SHOWBIZ Lance Bass, trans actor, Miley Cyrus, 'Queer Eye'

In California, Lance Bass is a co-owner of Rocco's WeHo—the latest iteration in a small chain of establishments that mixes a traditional sports bar with an Italian-American eatery, Advocate.com noted. However, this queer spot also includes ...


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  Jazz group to perform 'Immigrant Stories' July 22 in Chicago

Chicago Jazz Philharmonic ( CJP ), under the direction of artistic director and co-founder Orbert Davis, will conclude its second year of the series entitled "Chicago Immigrant Stories" on Monday, July 22, at Millennium Park, 6:30-8:30 ...


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  Back Lot Bash returns to A'ville, has family-friendly event

The woman-focused Back Lot Bash returned to the Cheetah Gym parking lot for two days of entertainment on June 29-30. On June 29, there was the Flagship Festival, with hosts Rose Garcia and Kat Florek, and ...


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  Lil Nas X seems to come out as gay

On the last day of Pride Month, rapper Lil Nas X—who has been everywhere, thanks to "Old Town Road," his duet with country singer Billy Ray Cyrus—posted a tweet that many interpreted as him coming out ...


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  They Won't Win or will they?

Local independent gay band They Won't Win is made up of friends Danny M. Cohen from London and Greg Lanier from Wisconsin. The Chicago-based duo have just released new music with their first album, Lost At ...


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  NUNN ON ONE MUSIC Out musician Lucy Spraggan lives for 'Today'

English singer Lucy Spraggan came into the spotlight after auditioning for The X Factor back in 2012. She was signed to Columbia Records afterwards and released a major label album called Join The Club. Her latest ...


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  WHAT TO DO FOR PRIDE

In addition to the parade, check out these big pride events from all over the Chicago area and http://www.windycitymediagroup.com/gay/chicago/events/upcoming.php . Pride in the Park festival June 29 In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Stonewall, Dreambrite ...


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  MUSIC Out country singer Ty Herndon discusses what matters most

Ty Herndon may have been in the music business for more than a couple decades now—but he's not slowing down at all. For Pride Month, he's released a re-recorded version of his 1995 breakthrough hit song ...


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  MUSIC Lizzo, Kim Petras help celebrate Pride in Chicago

June 20 proved to be a jam-packed night for the LGBT community with events all over the city to celebrate Pride month. The AT&T Chicago Flagship store on Michigan Avenue hosted an exclusive Pride event with ...


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  Sivan, Brockhampton at Mamby Aug. 23-24

Out singer Troye Sivan and hip-hop collective Brockhampton ( which includes gay founding member Kevin Abstract ) are among the acts slated to perform at Mamby on the Beach, taking place Aug. 23-24 on Chicago's Montrose ...


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  SHOWBIZ Ryan Murphy, Billy Porter, Boy George, 'Queer Eye'

Ryan Murphy will direct and produce the feature adaptation of the Tony-nominated stage musical The Prom and has secured a cast that puts Netflix in new star-power territory, Deadline noted. Meryl Streep will star alongside James ...


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  ONO, Glad Rags to play June 29 concert

Genre-pushing local artists ONO and Glad Rags will join forces at Constellation, 3111 N. Western Ave., on Saturday, June 29, at 8 p.m. for an eclectic evening of music and performance. ONO is known for its ...


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  SHOWBIZ Sandra Bernhard, 'Love, Simon,' Taylor Swift, Tiffany Haddish

Sandra Bernhard recently sat with Tim Teeman over at the Daily Beast—and made it clear she was done being asked about former best friend Madonna, Queerty noted. When Teeman asked about the singer, Bernhard responded, "I ...


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  CONCERT REVIEWS X and The Damned, Gogol Bordello, Bettye Lavette and more

If the concert scene in Chicago this past May was characterized by gloom, dampness and a scarcity of choices, the shows in June can be appreciated for a sudden turnaround in eclecticism, quality and expansiveness. So ...


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  Chicago PrideFest set for June 22-23

The weekend before the 2019 Chicago Pride Parade makes its way through Boystown, the Chicago PrideFest will start the celebration. Chicago PrideFest will take place June 22-23, 11 a.m.-10 p.m., at Halsted Street and Waveland Avenue. ...


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  TRQPITECA, Night Out in the Parks June 30 at Ping Tom Memorial Park

Chicago, IL - June is Pride month, and 2019 marks the 50th year that queer people across the world collectively celebrate community since the Stonewall Riots of New York City created a revolution of civil rights ...


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  The Veronicas visit Chicago to celebrate Pride

Brisbane pop group The Veronicas are made up of two identical twin sisters named Lisa and Jessica Origliasso. Their debut album The Secret Life of… took over the Australian album charts with three top 10 singles. ...


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  SHOWBIZ Celine Dion, GLAAD concert, Marlon Wayans, telenovela plot

On June 8, international superstar Celine Dion took the final bow of her 16-year Las Vegas residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, a press release noted. In March 2003, Celine Dion forever premiered her first ...


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  Midsommarfest encourages attendees to shop locally

Attendees were greeted with a variety of options at the annual Andersonville Midsommarfest on the weekend of June 7-9. Midsommarfest is a street festival running down Clark Street between Catalpa and Foster avenues. ( The Andersonville ...


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  Midsommarfest in A'ville June 7-9

The Andersonville Midsommarfest will take place Friday-Sunday, June 7-9. The event will take place from Summerdale Avenue to Catalpa Avenue along Clark Street featuring two stages: North Stage ( Catalpa and Clark ) and Balmoral Pride ...


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  MUSIC Ndegeocello, Bennett to perform at Taste of Chicago

Out neo-soul musician Meshell Ndegeocello and LGBT hip-hop artist Taylor Bennett ( brother of Chance the Rapper ) are among the acts slated to perform at this year's Taste of Chicago on July 10-14, at the ...


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  Rachael Sage in concert June 13

Singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer Rachael Sage will be performing at Uncommon Ground, 1401 W. Devon Ave., on Thursday, June 13, at 7 p.m. Sage is on tour supporting her latest album, PseudoMyopia—a companion acoustic album to ...


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  Howard Jones to perform June 20

New wave icon/synth pioneer Howard Jones has just released his first new studio album in nearly a decade: Transform. In support of his new album, Jones will be headlining an extensive tour in North America this ...


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  MUSIC May's concerts: An intriguing mix reflects the weather

Despite the promise of hot fun in the summertime, the month of May largely delivered an infuriating mix of dark skies and torrents of rain. On local stages, the concert offerings seemed to mirror the weather ...


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  Chicago Blues Fest on June 7-9

The 36th Annual Chicago Blues Festival will take place June 7-9 in Millennium Park, 201 E. Randolph St. Blues Hall of Fame member Bobby Rush will headline the festival on opening day. The award-winning and legendary ...


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  MUSIC Lion Babe roaring into the Windy City

The R&B duo Lion Babe is composed of singer Jillian Hervey ( whose mother is actress/singer Vanessa Williams ) and producer Lucas Goodman. The two met through a friend and released their first song, "Treat Me ...


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  Show with The Go-Go's songs to start July 1

Head Over Heels—featuring songs by The Go-Go's—will run July 1-Aug. 25 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. The cast includes Bridget Adams-King, Jeremiah Alsop, Emily Barnash, Frankie Leo Bennett, Caitlyn Cerza, Caitlin Dobbins, Britain Gebhardt, ...


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  SHOWBIZ Jane Fonda, Lee Daniels, Lady Gaga, 'The Babadook'

Jane Fonda said she suffered a nervous breakdown during the first season of Grace and Frankie because she felt "triggered" by her character's plotline of being abandoned by her husband for another man, Page Six noted, ...


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  Artemis Singers'Pride concert June 15

Artemis Singers, Chicago's lesbian feminist chorus, will present its Pride concert and dance, "We Sing What Sparkles," on Saturday, June 15, at First Unitarian Church, 5650 S. Woodlawn Ave., at 7 p.m. The nonprofit chorus specializes ...


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  Rachael Sage in concert June 13

Singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer Rachael Sage will be performing at Uncommon Ground, 1401 W. Devon Ave., on Thursday, June 13, at 7 p.m. Sage is on tour supporting her latest album, PseudoMyopia—a companion acoustic album to ...


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  Boystown bar owner apologizes for 'hurtful' email

The owner of Boystown nightclub Progress Bar said that his business would be closed the evening of May 30 so he and staff could address issues that arose after an internal email calling for a ban ...


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  SHOWBIZ Cirque du Soleil, 'Downton Abbey' film, Mathew V, Whitney Houston

The producer of Cirque du Soleil and Dan Lin's Rideback have made a deal to develop feature films based on the stories and characters from the catalog of the iconic global live-entertainment franchise, Deadline noted. The ...


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  Volta, Cirque du Soleil

Writer & Director: Bastien Alexandre At: South of Soldier Field ( LSD at 18th Street ). Tickets: cirquedusoleil/com/usa/Chicago/volta; $49-$290. Runs through: July 6 In 1984, Cirque du Soleil reinvented the circus by eliminating animals, sideshows, name ...


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  'We Are Pussy Riot' starts June 7

The production We Are Pussy Riot ( or Everything Is P.R. )—written by Barbara Hammond and directed by Kate Hendrickson—will run June 7-July 6 at Red Tape Theatre's The Ready, 4546 N. Western Ave. Pussy Riot ...


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  MUSIC Dynamic duo: Levi Kreis, Anne Steele on upcoming show

City Winery is about to have a gay ol' time with two performers on Pride Month. Out singers Levi Kreis and Anne Steele began their careers at Opryland, a country-music theme park that has long since ...


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  MUSIC Art Alexakis reflects on music, LGBTQ rights and multiple sclerosis

Art Alexakis is the singer-songwriter and guitarist for the multi-platinum rock band Everclear. He is currently on the road with other artists on his Songs & Stories tour, and will perform at Chicago's City Winery on ...


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  SHOWBIZ Matt Bomer, Megan Rapinoe, Tom Ford, MTV Awards, EBTG

Out actor Matt Bomer stars in the movie Papi Chulo, out June 7, a press release noted. The plot focuses on a newly single, gay TV weatherman ( Bomer ) who is put on leave following ...


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  Sheila E., Jake Shears, Steve Grand part of Market Days

CHICAGO—The Northalsted Business Alliance ( NBA ) brings the beats to Boystown for this year's Northalsted Market Days, set for Aug. 10-11. The fest returns with five stages of non-stop entertainment, shopping, food and more. Music ...


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  WORLD Lyra McKee, controversial billboard, George Clooney, Chilean school

The detective leading the investigation into the murder of LGBT journalist Lyra McKee in Londonderry has called on the gunman to hand himself in to police, BBC.com reported. McKee, 29, was shot while observing rioting in ...


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  Jake Shears, Sheila E., Steve Grand part of 2019 Market Days lineup

CHICAGO—The Northalsted Business Alliance ( NBA ) brings the beats to Boystown for this year's Northalsted Market Days, set for Aug. 10-11. The fest returns with five stages of non-stop entertainment, shopping, food and more. Music ...


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  Award-winning Songwriter, LGBTQ Activist Justin Tranter Gives Back To Alma Mater

When Justin Tranter was a student at The Chicago Academy for the Arts, they started an AIDS benefit, a student-run variety show that helped raise awareness and advocacy for HIV/AIDS. Twenty-one years later, the annual event ...


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  Megan Hilty sings Smash hits at the Goodman gala

Tony Award nominee Megan Hilty has had some unforgettable performances in the past with Glinda the Good Witch in Wicked and as Doralee Rhodes in 9 to 5: The Musical. As Ivy Lynn in the NBC ...


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  Cirque du Soleil to perform at Soldier Field

Tuesday, May 14 — Chicago, IL — To mark the arrival of Cirque du Soleil's latest spellbinding production, VOLTA, in Chicago, more than 60 men and women, including many Chicagoans, pushed more than 100 supporting poles ...


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  Actress Doris Day dies at 97

Iconic actress and longtime animal-rights activist Doris Day has died at 97, media outlets reported. USA Today noted that Day became a touchstone of pop culture, referred to in many TV shows and movies ( because ...


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  Chicago Gay Men's Chorus to present Stonewalled: 50 Queer Years May 17-19

CHICAGO, May 9, 2019 — Chicago Gay Men's Chorus presents their annual spring show Stonewalled: 50 Queer Years. The show will be performed May 17-19, 2019 at three different venues in the Chicagoland area. Stonewalled is ...


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  Lyric's 'West Side Story' through June 2

Lyric Opera's new co-production of Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim's West Side Story—featuring nearly 100 artists from Chicago and across the country—will take place at the Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Dr., through June 2. ...


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  Karen Mason's cabaret in May

Broadway star Karen Mason will debut her new show, "Karen Mason: For the First Time," May 17-18 at 7:30 p.m. and May 19 at 6:30 p.m. in the Cabaret Room at Drury Lane, 100 Drury Ln., ...


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  SHOWBIZ 'Pose,' Julia Roberts, Jonas Brothers, Madonna

Season two of the groundbreaking FX drama Pose will debut Tuesday, June 11, a press release touted. Pose is a drama spotlighting the legends, icons and ferocious house mothers of New York's underground ball culture, a ...


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  Megan Mullally and Stephanie Hunt rock out as Nancy and Beth May 7

Actresses Megan Mullally and Stephanie Hunt are hitting the road as the band Nancy and Beth. The two met while making the indie film Somebody Up There Likes Me and discovered a music partnership together. The ...


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  Madonna at Chicago Theatre Oct. 15-17, 21

In what is being billed as a series of intimate concert experiences, Madonna will perform four shows Oct. 15-17 and 21 at the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St. Madonna is the best-selling female solo touring ...


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  Davenport's Out and Proud features musical tour of the LGBTQ movement

Melissa Young's tour of the LGBTQ movement through song and comedy returns with a little help from Chicago's best Cabaret stars at Davenport's Piano Bar. Celebrate Pride month with Melissa Young and Nick Sula as they ...


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  Hamilton The Exhibition blows into Chicago

After more than two years in the making, on April 27, "Hamilton: The Exhibition" made its world premiere in Chicago at Northerly Island. Just like the musical's song "Blow Us All Away," this new endeavor from ...


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  SHOWBIZ Lee Daniels, Destiny's Child, Sarah Jessica Parker, 'Andi Mack'

Director/producer Lee Daniels—who's one of the people behind the TV show Empire—talked about the situation surrounding Jussie Smollett, according to Extra. "The cast is upset, it is a sad time and we are slowly healing," he ...


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  MUSIC Pink Avalanche; Waldo Fest Forever; Alice Merton

April had more than a few surprises for music fans and a whiff of what springtime in Chicago could be. First up was out rocker Che Arthur and his band, Pink Avalanche, who played a CD-release ...


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  Symphony musicians, management reach deal

Striking Chicago Symphony Orchestra ( CSO ) musicians and management have reached a tentative deal, The Chicago Tribune reported. The Chicago Federation of Musicians and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association ( CSOA ) jointly issued a ...


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  Fifth annual 'Belt Fest' May 13

Jeff Award-winning director and HIV-positive activist Christopher Pazdernik is presenting his fifth anniversary of Belt Fest—a benefit concert for Howard Brown Health—on Monday, May 13, at 8 p.m. at The Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. ...


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  MUSIC Ravinia CEO Welz Kauffman on upcoming season

Tony Bennett, Chicago, Queen Latifah and Common, Lionel Richie, Sting, Renee Fleming, Josh Groban, Pentatonix, Jennifer Hudson, Steely Dan, OneRepublic, Kesha, Bobby McFerrin, Sarah McLachlan, Mary J. Biige, Fred Hersch, Matthew Polenzani and Ringo Starr are ...


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  Karen Mason's For the First Time cabaret in May

Broadway star Karen Mason will debut her new show, "Karen Mason: For the First Time," May 17-18 at 7:30 p.m. and May 19 at 6:30 p.m. in the Cabaret Room at Drury Lane, 100 Drury Ln., ...


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  SHOWBIZ Tegan and Sara, 'The Boys in the Band,' Charlize Theron, Janet Jackson

Twins/indie band Tegan and Sara are releasing their memoir, High School, EW.com reported. It tells their coming-of-age story: growing up in Alberta, Canada, grappling with their sexuality, and facing the pressures of adulthood as the end ...


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  SHOWBIZ Trans baritone, Billboard Awards, Kate McKinnon, Lena Waithe

Kirkpatrick & Kinslow Productions have announced it is greenlighting a documentary entitled Lucia's Voice ( Working Title ), OperaWire.com noted. The new film center on internationally renowned opera star Lucia Lucas will perform the title role ...


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  Big Freedia performances taking place April 20-21

LGBT singer Big Freedia ( known as the "Queen of Bounce" ) is coming to Chicago to celebrate Do312 & Chicago Cannabis Alliance's street festival—the second annual Waldos Forever Fest, at Argyle and Clark streets—on Saturday, ...


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  BOOKS Queer scholar profiles Chicago house music

When Micah E. Salkind was a teenager in Kansas, he found the music that would change his life. "I went to raves and would hear Chicago house music," said the queer scholar, whose first book Do ...


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  Big Freedia to lead April festival

LGBT singer Big Freedia is coming to Chicago to celebrate Do312 & Chicago Cannabis Alliance's street festival—the second annual Waldos Forever Fest, at Argyle and Clark streets—on Saturday, April 20,, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. In addition to ...


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  Chicago Blues Fest to celebrate Chicago's Blues legacy June 7-9

Experience Chicago's rich blues music legacy at the 36th Annual Chicago Blues Festival happening Friday, June 7 to Sunday, June 9 in Millennium Park ( 201 E. Randolph St. ). The Chicago Blues Festival will celebrate ...


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  MUSIC Trans singer-educator talks music, teaching, traveling

For singer-educator Tommy Lamont, living an authentic life as a trans woman has been a decades-long journey that culminated in publicly coming out in 2015 to her extended family, friends and work colleagues. Lamont knew she ...


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  SHOWBIZ 'Drag Race,' George Michael, 'The Talk,' Don Lemon

Production company World of Wonder and Voss Events are presenting The Official RuPaul's Drag Race: Season 11 Tour, to kick off a run of shows on Sunday, May 26, in Los Angeles, a press release noted. ...


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  THEATER REVIEW Pinocchio

Playwrights: Joseph Steakley and Ben Loppries At: House Theatre of Chicago at Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division St. Tickets: 773-769-3832; TheHouseTheatre.com; $30-$50. Runs through: May 19 This new Pinocchio definitely isn't Walt Disney's version, nor is ...


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  Greyson Chance plays new music at Lincoln Hall

Singer-songwriter Greyson Chance played a sold-out show at Lincoln Hall on April 5 to support his recently released album, portraits. Chance—who became famous after a video of him covering Lady Gaga's "Paparazzi" as a child went ...


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  Maggie Lindemann's not just a "Pretty Girl"

Singer Maggie Lindemann was introduced to the world through the app Keek and on Instagram. Shortly after that she came out as bisexual publicly and her song "Pretty Girl" began started creeping up the charts. Other ...


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  Navy Pier plans 2019 free summer arts and cultural Events

CHICAGO — As the summer season approaches, Navy Pier is pleased to announce the highlights of its 2019 summer programming schedule, featuring a robust lineup of free events and program series spanning from Memorial Day weekend ...


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  Ella Jenkins to be honored April 13

The DuSable Museum, in collaboration with Smithsonian Year of Music 2019, will honor Ella Jenkins with family programming on Saturday, April 13, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., at the DuSable Museum, 740 E. 56th Pl. Performers at the ...


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  MUSIC Singer Taylor Trentham: From Dollywood to Laramie

Every artist has a first gig. Taylor Trentham's was at Dollywood. The 22-year-old opera singer recently played the titular role in Roosevelt University's production of Considering Matthew Shepard—a classical music tribute to the gay college student ...







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