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M3-Dance-presenting-The-Nutcracker-in-Elgin-on-Dec-4-5

  M3 Dance presenting 'The Nutcracker' in Elgin on Dec. 4-5

M3 Dance and Synergy Dance Academy will present Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker on Saturday, Dec. 4 at 2 and 7 p.m.; and on Sunday, Dec. 5, at 2 p.m. at Elgin's Hemmens Cultural Center, 45 ...


 
Bulls-lose-to-Miami-107-104

  Bulls lose to Miami 107-104

A day after crushing the Orlando Magic in Florida by more than 40 points, the Chicago Bulls (13-8) lost to the Miami Heat (13-7) at the United Center 107-104. The Bulls committed 23 turnovers, with Miami ...


 
THEATER-REVIEW-Lighthouses-in-the-Desert-

  THEATER REVIEW Lighthouses in the Desert

Title: Lighthouses in the Desert. Playwright: Richard James Zieman At: Schwartz Stage at Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark St. Tickets: $25; GlassAppleTheatre.com. Runs through: Dec. 19 Nowadays, the term "one-act play" can be applied to nearly ...


 
SAVOR-Mango-Pickle-offering-21-Days-of-Thali-supper-Dec-3-20

  SAVOR Mango Pickle offering 21 Days of Thali supper Dec. 3-20

The Indian bistro Mango Pickle (5842 N. Broadway; https://www.mangopicklechicago.com/) will hold its next 21 Days of Thali event Dec. 3-20. Marisa Paolillo and Gregory Bazire—the founders and chef-partners of Mango ...


 
froSkate-creates-safe-space-for-BIPOC-queer-skaters-to-fall-laugh-shake-it-off

  froSkate creates safe space for BIPOC queer skaters to 'fall, laugh, shake it off'

The organization froSkate—which hosts skate park meet-ups for the "non-traditional skate community"—launched in spring 2019 after a group chat of BIPOC queer skateboarders "got too big," according to founder Karlie ...


 
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  SPORTS Bulls, 'Hawks win; former Bear arrested

—The Chicago Bulls (13-7) got back on the winning track—and remained in first place in the NBA's Central Division—with a 123-88 victory over the Orlando Magic on Nov. 27 in Florida. DeMar DeRozan scored 23 points ...


 
Five-Worth-Finding-World-AIDS-Day-Benedetta-books-wine-in-a-can

  Five Worth Finding: World AIDS Day, 'Benedetta,' books, wine in a can

—World AIDS Day event at Belmont Harbor: —The Chicago Parks Foundation will hold a World AIDS Day event on Dec. 1, 9-10:30 a.m., at the Belmont Harbor Yacht Club. Antonio King, LGBTQ health and outreach liaison ...


 
Virtual-reading-QA-of-The-Normal-Heart-with-mostly-LGBTQ-and-or-BIPOC-cast-on-Dec-4

  Virtual reading, Q&A of 'The Normal Heart' with mostly LGBTQ+ and/or BIPOC cast on Dec. 4

ONE Archives Foundation, in collaboration with Invisible Histories Project, announced today that a brand-new Q&A will follow an encore and final presentation of the historic virtual reading of Larry Kramer's Tony-winning play The Normal Heart. The ...


 
Blackhawks-to-host-Hockey-Fights-Cancer-game-Nov-28

  Blackhawks to host 'Hockey Fights Cancer' game Nov. 28

The Chicago Blackhawks and the Chicago Blackhawks Foundation will host "Hockey Fights Cancer" night at the United Center on Sunday, Nov. 28, as the team takes on the San Jose Sharks. This special evening is supported ...


 
Designer-and-entrepreneur-Kiki-Bryant-discusses-future-of-Lollipop-Lola

  Designer and entrepreneur Kiki Bryant discusses future of 'Lollipop Lola'

On Jan. 21, 2021, Kiki Bryant set a $2,000 fundraising goal on Kiva.org to launch a children's doll based on her original book character, Lollipop Lola. The goal was met that same day. "That was a ...


 
Chicago-Bears-score-Thanksgiving-win-over-winless-Detroit

  Chicago Bears score Thanksgiving win over winless Detroit

In his first start in 10 weeks, quarterback Andy Dalton looked sharp with no signs of rust in helping the Bears edge the Lions 16-14 on Thanksgiving Day in Detroit. Replacing the injured Justin Fields, the ...


 
World-AIDS-Day-events-on-tap

  World AIDS Day events on tap

World AIDS Day takes place every year on Dec. 1. During this year—which marks the 40th anniversary since HIV was officially discovered—here are some of the events taking place (locally, regionally and nationally) on, before and ...


 
BIPOC-LGBTQ-led-orgs-and-spaces-adapt-to-continued-effects-of-COVID-19-

  BIPOC LGBTQ+-led orgs and spaces adapt to continued effects of COVID-19

s the world continues to grapple with the lasting effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, some BIPOC LGBTQ+-led bars and community-building organizations have adapted by implementing increased safety protocols and strengthening ...


 
Goodman-Theatres-A-Christmas-Carol-running-through-Dec-31

  Goodman Theatre's 'A Christmas Carol' running through Dec. 31

Now in its 44th year, Goodman Theatre's classic production of A Christmas Carol is the story of Ebenezer Scrooge's discovery of kindness, compassion and redemption. Director Jessica Thebus co-adapted and helmed the 2020 audio streaming version, ...


 
House-of-Chanel-creates-charitable-foundation-to-promote-community-service-across-ballroom-scene-beyond

  House of Chanel creates charitable foundation to promote community service across ballroom scene, beyond

Almost 50 years after the founding of House of Chanel, the ballroom house is creating the Chanel Cares Charitable Foundation to give back to the community. The foundation will organize community engagement projects, including an upcoming ...


 
EVENTS-John-Grumpy-Co-presenting-Black-Sunday-Nov-28

  EVENTS John Grumpy Co. presenting 'Black Sunday' Nov. 28

John Grumpy Co. is hosting "Black Sunday," which will take place at HVAC Pub, 3530 N. Clark St., on Sunday, Nov. 28, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.. This event will feature celebrity DJ Jamal Smallz. "Black Sunday" will ...


 
LGBTQ-youth-advocates-call-for-action-after-increased-bullying-reports

  LGBTQ+ youth advocates call for action after increased bullying reports

Officials from LGBTQ+-advocacy organizations Equality Illinois, Illinois Safe Schools Alliance, Rainbow Cafe and Youth Outlook announced a sharp increase in the number of bullying incidents directed against LGBTQ+ students across ...


 
Oak-Park-River-Forest-Chamber-of-Commerce-elects-first-Black-LGBTQ-president-in-organizations-history

  Oak Park-River Forest Chamber of Commerce elects first Black LGBTQ president in organization's history

In November, the Oak Park-River Forest Chamber of Commerce elected Darien Marion-Burton to serve as the organization's first Black LGBTQ president. Marion-Burton will begin his role in January 2022 and said he's excited to bring a ...


 
LETTER-TO-THE-EDITOR-Thanksgiving-is-a-time-to-reflect

  LETTER TO THE EDITOR Thanksgiving is a time to reflect

Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful for a God that created us and loves us. The sins of racism, sexism, ageism and classicism are neoclassic examples of how we have fallen short. We have come ...


 
COVID-Chicagos-travel-advisory-back-up-to-40-states-and-one-territory

  COVID Chicago's travel advisory back up to 40 states and one territory

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) added two states to its weekly COVID-19 travel advisory on Nov. 23. The advisory stands at 40 states and one territory. Connecticut, whose daily COVID Case rate per 100,000 ...


 
LGBT-Chamber-of-Commerce-of-Illinois-head-stepping-down

  LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois head stepping down

LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois Director Jerome' Holston has publicly acknowledged that he will be leaving his post at the end of this month. In a statement, he said, "As my role as Director of ...


 
AFC-commemorates-passing-of-the-HIV-decriminalization-law-with-World-AIDS-Day-event-Dec-1-

  AFC commemorates passing of the HIV decriminalization law with World AIDS Day event Dec. 1

--From a press release

The World AIDS Day Community Celebration of the Historic Passage of HB1063, which ended criminal penalties against people living with HIV, will be hosted by AIDS Foundation Chicago (AFC). It will also commemorate World AIDS Day, ...


 
THEATER-Q-Brothers-Christmas-Carol-Dec-7-23

  THEATER 'Q Brothers Christmas Carol' Dec. 7-23

The 80-minute hip-hop holiday hit Q Brothers Christmas Carol—created by Chicago sensations the Q Brothers Collective (GQ, JQ, Jax and Pos) and developed with Creative Producer Rick Boynton—is back in a limited engagement in The Yard ...


 
Community-mourns-the-losses-of-transgender-people-celebrates-the-living-at-TDOR-event

  Community mourns the losses of transgender people, celebrates the living at TDOR event

During the Trans Day of Remembrance/Resilience (TDOR) on Nov. 20, community members gathered for a town hall and memorial to remember the losses and lives of trans people in Chicago and beyond. Hosted by Brave Space ...


 
Ivan-Aguayo-brings-eclectic-background-to-evolution-of-dance

  Ivan Aguayo brings eclectic background to 'evolution' of dance

By Cris Villalonga-Vivoni

In the center of the A&A Ballet studio stood the Mouse King. His long, felt tail trailed behind him as he made attempts to pose both for the camera and the numerous other ballet performers in ...


 
Local-chefs-to-take-part-in-James-Beard-series-dinner

  Local chefs to take part in James Beard series dinner

Chef Cedric Harden, of the River North restaurant River Roast, will participate in the James Beard Foundation's 2021-2022 Taste America culinary series in collaboration with featured guest Chef Darnell Reed (of Luella's Southern Kitchen) o ...


 
DuPage-Democrat-employee-resigns-after-Wisconsin-parade-posts

  DuPage Democrat employee resigns after Wisconsin parade posts

Mary Lemanski resigned from her role as social-media manager of the Democratic Party of DuPage County after being criticized for insensitive tweets she made about the parade tragedy in Waukesha, Wisconsin, according to NCTV17.com. In now-deleted ...


 
SPORTS-Bulls-get-walloped-by-Indiana

  SPORTS Bulls get walloped by Indiana

The Chicago Bulls—and their fans—probably didn't see this one coming. Indiana (8-11) came into the United Center on Nov. 22 and defeated the Bulls (12-6) 109-77. ESPN.com noted that Domantas Sabonis scored 21 points, and Malc ...


 
SPORTS-Report-Now-former-Red-Stars-coach-accused-of-abuse

  SPORTS Report: Now-former Red Stars coach accused of abuse

Chicago Red Stars head coach Rory Dames stepped down from his position one day after the team played in the NWSL title game—and a new report seems to be the reason why. According to the Chicago ...


 
Andersonville-Chamber-of-Commerce-plans-holiday-shopping-events-supporting-100-businesses

  Andersonville Chamber of Commerce plans holiday shopping events supporting 100+ businesses

--From a press release

CHICAGO (November 22, 2021) - The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce (ACC) is pleased to kick-off the holiday season with a festive line-up of neighborhood events encouraging residents and visitors to "shop local" in support of the ...


 
SPORTS-Northwestern-wins-first-national-title-in-field-hockey

  SPORTS Northwestern wins first national title in field hockey

In Ann Arbor, Michigan, the Northwestern University field hockey team made school history by winning its first national title, shutting out the Liberty University Flames 2-0, The Daily Northwestern reported. In a tightly contested match between ...


 
SPORTS-Bulls-Blackhawks-continue-winning-ways-Bears-falter-again

  SPORTS Bulls, Blackhawks continue winning ways; Bears falter again

Two of Chicago's men's professional sports teams won their games Nov. 21, while a third snatched defeat from the jaws of victory. The Blackhawks got back into the win column with a 1-0 win over Vancouver ...


 
SPORTS-Chicago-Red-Stars-coach-steps-down

  SPORTS Chicago Red Stars coach steps down

A day after the Chicago Red Stars fell short in the NWSL title game, losing 2-1 to the Washington Spirit in overtime, head coach Rory Dames resigned. "For 11 years, I have dedicated myself to help ...


 
SAVOR-Farm-Bar

  SAVOR Farm Bar

You may not have heard of Farmheads Group, but it should be known that the organization is on a culinary mission. Farmheads—which operates Farm Bar Lakeview, Farmhouse Evanston and Brown Dog Farm—wants to exemplify responsibility by ...


 
SPORTS-Red-Stars-lose-NWSL-title-game-in-overtime-2-1

  SPORTS Red Stars lose NWSL title game in overtime, 2-1

The Chicago Red Stars were, oh, so close. The team fell just short of capturing the NWSL title, falling 2-1 to the Washington Spirit in overtime Nov. 20 at Lynn Family Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky. It ...


 
CPS-staffers-fired-in-wake-of-Marine-Leadership-Academy-scandal

  CPS staffers fired in wake of Marine Leadership Academy scandal

Chicago Public Schools (CPS) officials announced that 12 employees at Marine Leadership Academy and a school volunteer either committed or covered up sexual misconduct that dates back five years, The Chicago Tribune reported. Ten adults have ...


 
THEATER-REVIEW-Bug-

  THEATER REVIEW Bug

Title: Bug. Playwright: Tracy Letts At: Steppenwolf Theatre Company, 1650 N. Halsted St. Tickets: $20-$110; Steppenwolf.org. Runs through: Dec. 12 When you hear the word "bug," do you think of an insect, a microbe or a ...


 
VIEWS-Young-people-need-to-listen-to-LGBTQ-elders-intergenerational-experiences-

  VIEWS Young people need to listen to LGBTQ elders' intergenerational experiences

For one of my first Windy City Times assignments, I was lucky enough to spend nearly three hours interviewing longtime LGBTQ+-rights activist Michael O'Connor. As queer individuals living in Chicago in 2021, we had plenty in ...


 
THEATER-Cinderella-at-Paramount-through-Jan-9

  THEATER 'Cinderella' at Paramount through Jan. 9

Aurora's Paramount Theatre is presenting Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella through Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022. According to a press release, "Paramount's Cinderella promises to come with all of the spectacle and splendor audiences have come to ex ...


 
VIEWS-Reporting-on-queers-of-color-needs-to-investigate-absence-as-much-as-presence

  VIEWS Reporting on queers of color needs to investigate absence as much as presence

Earlier this month, I pitched a Windy City Times article that sought to explore how role playing games (RPGs), such as Dungeons & Dragons, enable queer people of color (QPOC) to explore their gender and sexuality ...


 
VIEWS-In-defense-of-the-word-lesbian

  VIEWS In defense of the word 'lesbian'

When I decided to come out to my mom, I wanted to wait until I could say the word "lesbian" out loud. But as I sat her down, I tripped over the long string of letters. "Mom, I'm gay," I blurted ...


 
VIEWS-Google-and-Chicagos-segregated-LGBTQ-community-

  VIEWS Google and Chicago's segregated LGBTQ+ community

I was a little baby queer when I moved to Chicago last year. I come from a traditional, cookie-cutter Connecticut town where Vineyard Vines and Sunday school were the standards. So, for a LatinX queer person—who ...


 
Brave-Space-Alliance-partners-plan-Memorial-Luncheon-Town-Hall-on-trans-violence

  Brave Space Alliance, partners plan Memorial Luncheon, Town Hall on trans violence

--From a press release

CHICAGO, IL — Nov. 19, 2021 — Brave Space Alliance and other community partner organizations will host a memorial luncheon and town hall to honor the memory of transgender people who have been murdered over the ...


 
MOVIES-Dante-and-Beatrice-in-Florence-Nov-28-Dec-5

  MOVIES 'Dante and Beatrice in Florence' Nov. 28-Dec. 5

Porchlight Music Theatre is partnering with Hershey Felder Presents: Live from Florence and its second season of productions. The launch of this new season from Hershey Felder is the new musical film Dante and Beatrice in ...


 
IL-General-Assembly-LGBTQ-Caucus-condemns-Proud-Boys-led-censorship-in-Downers-Grove-

  IL General Assembly LGBTQ Caucus condemns Proud Boys led censorship in Downers Grove

--From a press release

CHICAGO - The five openly LGBTQ members of the Illinois General Assembly today call on Downers Grove District 99 to protect LGBTQ youth in their community from hate and censorship by immediately rejecting calls to censor ...


 
Goodman-Theatre-updates-its-2022-schedule-

  Goodman Theatre updates its 2022 schedule:

--From a press release

(Chicago, IL) Goodman Theatre announces an update to its production schedule for the early months of 2022. The world premiere of Christina Anderson's play the ripple, the wave that carried me home, directed by Miranda Haymon—a ...


 
Chicago-Magic-Lounge-announces-next-show-in-Artist-in-Residence-series

  Chicago Magic Lounge announces next show in Artist-in-Residence series

--From a press release

Chicago, IL — Chicago Magic Lounge, Chicago's home for close-up magic, continues its Artist-In-Residence series with Kayla Drescher: Magic in Heels, Wednesdays at 7:00pm, January 5 — March 30, 2022. Kayla Drescher: Magic in Heels is ...


 
LGBTQ-equality-in-nine-Illinois-municipalities-detailed-in-Human-Rights-Campaign-Index

  LGBTQ+ equality in nine Illinois municipalities detailed in Human Rights Campaign Index

--From a press release

WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, in partnership with The ...


 
Chicago-Public-Schools-principal-fosters-social-justice-safe-space-for-LGBTQ-students-

  Chicago Public Schools principal fosters social justice, safe space for LGBTQ+ students

When Jas Thurmond became principal of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Academy of Social Justice in 2016, the K-8 school had only recently been renamed. That was an important change, Thurmond said, but as she stepped ...


 
Eychaner-helps-launch-Midwest-media-outlet

  Eychaner helps launch Midwest media outlet

Major Chicago-based Democratic donor Fred Eychaner is funding a new media outlet that launched Nov. 18, and which is aimed at covering state and local political races in the Midwest, Politico reported. The outfit combines Heartland ...


 
SPORTS-Blackhawks-beat-Seattle-Kraken-to-win-fourth-straight-game

  SPORTS Blackhawks beat Seattle Kraken to win fourth straight game

The Chicago Blackhawks are still undefeated under their new coach. The Blackhawks earned their first road win of the season in their inaugural meeting against the expansion team the Seattle Kraken on Nov. 17, 4-2. Marc-Andre ...


 
CTAs-Red-Purple-Bypass-at-Belmont-to-go-into-service-Nov-19

  CTA's Red-Purple Bypass at Belmont to go into service Nov. 19

The Chicago Transit Authority announced the new Red-Purple Bypass—the first major improvement for CTA customers as part of the historic $2.1 billion Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) Phase One project—will go into service on the Brown ...


 
MCA-announces-new-curatorial-leadership

  MCA announces new curatorial leadership

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA) announces the appointments of two new leaders to its curatorial team—Rene Morales, as the James W. Alsdorf Chief Curator; and Jamillah James, as Manilow Senior Curator. Morales and James ...


 
Lightfoot-makes-personnel-announcements

  Lightfoot makes personnel announcements

On Nov. 16, Chicago announced that Andrea Kersten is the new chief administrator of the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA). She also announced that Erin Harkey is the new commissioner of the Department of Cultural ...


 
Lightfoot-signs-order-helping-those-returning-from-incarceration

  Lightfoot signs order helping those returning from incarceration

Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, alongside Ald. Walter Burnett and community leaders, signed an executive order to create a first-of-its-kind Interagency Reentry Council, a press release noted. This newly established ...


 
THEATER-AstonReps-God-of-Carnage-through-Dec-12

  THEATER AstonRep's 'God of Carnage' through Dec. 12

AstonRep Theatre Company is running a revival of Yasmina Reza's frenetic dark comedy God of Carnage, translated by Christopher Hampton and co-directed by directed by Derek Bertelsen and Robert Tobin. God of Carnage is running through ...


 
Cirque-du-Soleils-Twas-the-Night-Before-Nov-26-Dec-5

  Cirque du Soleil's "Twas the Night Before' Nov. 26-Dec. 5

Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. (MSG Entertainment) and Cirque du Soleil announced that the family holiday theatrical event "'Twas the Night Before…" by Cirque du Soleil is returning to The Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., ...


 
Lil-Nas-X-part-of-Jingle-Ball-on-Dec-7-

  Lil Nas X part of 'Jingle Ball' on Dec. 7

Queer rapper Lil Nas X will headline KISS FM's Jingle Ball Presented by Capital One this year, run in coordination with iHeart Radio. The event will take place Tuesday, Dec. 7, at Allstate Arena at 7:30 ...


 
Chicago-Red-Stars-announce-2021-player-award-winners

  Chicago Red Stars announce 2021 player award winners

--From a press release

CHICAGO — The Chicago Red Stars announced the winners of the 2021 season player awards. The winners of each category were decided by votes from fans, players, owners and front office staffers. Multiple players were nominated ...


 
Local-chef-heading-sixth-annual-Chefsgiving-for-local-shelters

  Local chef heading sixth annual 'Chefsgiving' for local shelters

For the sixth year running, Chef Bill Kim and Cornerstone Restaurant Group will host Chefsgiving the weekend before Thanksgiving. In partnership with Inspiration Kitchens, Kim and more than 45 Chicago chefs will prepare meals and come ...


 
COVID-Chicagos-travel-advisory-down-to-38-states-one-territory

  COVID Chicago's travel advisory down to 38 states, one territory

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) removed three states and returned one to its weekly COVID-19 travel advisory on Nov. 16. The advisory stands at 38 states and one territory. Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee—all of ...


 
Rebirth-Garments-Roscoes-among-HRC-Showtime-grant-recipients

  Rebirth Garments, Roscoe's among HRC/Showtime grant recipients

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and Showtime announced the 20 recipients of "Queer to Stay: An LGBTQ+ Business Preservation Initiative" to support and uplift small businesses that focus on LGBTQ+ people of color, women and the ...


 
Chicago-Therapy-Collective-to-honor-Trans-Day-of-Resilience

  Chicago Therapy Collective to honor Trans Day of Resilience

On Saturday, Nov. 20, Chicago Therapy Collective will release an original music video cover of Wildfires (Sault, 2020) in honor of Trans Day of Resilience (TDOR) 2021 and the racial justice uprisings of 2020. According to ...


 
Downers-Grove-parents-complain-about-LGBTQ-books

  Downers Grove parents complain about LGBTQ books

Continuing a battle that's been taking place in several other states, parents in the Chicago suburb of Downers Grove say they want publications they call "pornography" removed from the high schools' libraries, according to WGN-TV. At ...


 
SPORTS-Bulls-beat-Lakers-121-103-

  SPORTS Bulls beat Lakers 121-103

DeMar DeRozan scored a season-high 38 points and Zach LaVine added 26 as the Chicago Bulls defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 121-103 in California on Nov. 15, according to ESPN.com. In addition, Lonzo Ball had a ...


 
When-I-Am-Free-concert-supporting-Rainbow-Railroad-on-Dec-3

  'When I Am Free' concert supporting Rainbow Railroad on Dec. 3

"When I Am Free: A Benefit Concert for Rainbow Railroad" will take place at Center on Halsted's Hoover-Leppen Theatre, 3656 N. Halsted St., on Friday, Dec. 3, at 7:30 p.m. During this event, there will be ...


 
Fraternal-Order-of-Police-head-says-he-will-resign

  Fraternal Order of Police head says he will resign

John Catanzara—the controversial head of the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 7, Chicago's largest police union—said Nov. 15 he will retire from the Chicago Police Department, The Chicago Tribune reported. He made the announcement after h ...


 
Northwestern-University-researchers-present-data-on-COVID-19-impacts-on-minoritized-youth

  Northwestern University researchers present data on COVID-19 impacts on minoritized youth

Two Northwestern University-affiliated researchers presented a webinar Nov.9 about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on youth in minoritized communities in the United States, among them youths in the LGBTQ+ community. The webinar was part of ...


 
Chicago-Red-Stars-win-2-0-will-play-in-NWSL-title-game

  Chicago Red Stars win 2-0, will play in NWSL title game

While Chicago's men's pro sports teams have largely languished (with the Bulls being a current exception), the women's teams have excelled. Weeks after the Chicago Sky won the WNBA title, the city's women's soccer team is playin ...


 
SAVOR-Talking-with-Uvaes-Lindsey-Anderson

  SAVOR Talking with Uvae's Lindsey Anderson

Uvae (pronounced "ooh-vay") is a popular Andersonville restaurant that has undergone a substantial change. Through Dec. 30, there is now a market next door that sells cheese, charcuterie, gift baskets and, of course, wine. (After all, ...


 
THEATER-Melissa-Gilbert-and-Dan-Butler-talk-Rehab-LGBTQ-issues

  THEATER Melissa Gilbert and Dan Butler talk 'Rehab,' LGBTQ+ issues

Straight from the mind of Chicago sports-radio personality Harry Teinowitz comes a play built on diversity called When Harry Met Rehab. Former ESPN personality Spike Manton teamed with Teinowitz to write the script, and Jackson Gay ...


 
ATTRACTIONS-The-Dr-Seuss-Experience-at-Water-Tower-Place

  ATTRACTIONS 'The Dr. Seuss Experience' at Water Tower Place

It's certainly a time and place to be immersed in nostalgia. The family-friendly attraction "The Dr. Seuss Experience" is running through Jan. 2, 2022, at Water Tower Place, 835 N. Michigan Ave. It's certainly hard to ...


 
THEATER-REVIEW-Pump-Boys-and-Dinettes-

  THEATER REVIEW Pump Boys and Dinettes

Title: Pump Boys and Dinettes. Playwright: Book, music and lyrics by John Foley, Mark Hardwick, Debra Monk, Cass Morgan, John Schimmel and Jim Wann At: Porchlight Music Theatre at the Ruth Page Auditorium. Tickets: $45-$74; PorchlightMusicTheatre.org. ...


 
Veterans-Day-event-features-Col-Pritzker-Kinzinger-and-Duckworth-

  Veterans Day event features Col. Pritzker, Kinzinger and Duckworth

On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, the Pritzker Military Museum & Library (PMML), 104 S. Michigan Ave., hosted a free Veteran's Day program that was livestreamed live via YouTube. Transgender Col. (IL) Jennifer Pritzker, IL ARNG (Retired ...


 
Hell-in-a-Handbag-Productions-to-present-Christmas-Dearest

  Hell in a Handbag Productions to present Christmas Dearest

--From a press release

Book & Lyrics David Cerda Music by David Cerda and Scott Lamberty. Directed by Derek Van Barham. Nov. 27 — Dec. 31, 2021 at Ebenezer Lutheran Churchz CHICAGO (November 11, 2021) — Hell in a Handbag ...


 





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