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2012
Windy City Times 2019-07-10
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THURSDAY SPECIALS
Estelle'sEstelle's
$5 2 Chi-Style Dogs With Fries $4 Absolut Cocktails $4 Featured Drafts

Charlie'sCharlie's
$3 top shelf drinks and beer, 80s flashback night

The ClosetThe Closet
Karaoke w/ Karyn 9:30-1:30 - $3.50 Pints of Miller Lite $3.50 Shock Tops

Shakers On Clark (Formerly 3160)Shakers On Clark (Formerly 3160)
$3 Fireball shots, $2 Miller Lite Bottles

The SoFo TapThe SoFo Tap
$1 Jello Shots

DS Tequila CompanyDS Tequila Company
Taco Night: $9.99 / $12.99 All you can Eat Tacos after 5pm

Club EscapeClub Escape
$10 pitcher specials

Hamburger Mary'sHamburger Mary's
Thursty Thursdays - $1 off pints of all Mary's home brew pints.. all day!

AtmosphereAtmosphere
Guy's Night * Male Dancers @10pm * $5 Bombs and shots

Bobby Love'sBobby Love's
$3 Domestics $5 Jameson $5 Jagers

Kit Kat Lounge & Supper ClubKit Kat Lounge & Supper Club
Half priced martinis and $5 mojitos

Progress BarProgress Bar
Carnal Carnival- Enjoy our unique and sexy games set up all over the bar and some of the hottest eye candy around.

Big ChicksBig Chicks
Bear Den: Weekly bear night, 9pm-2am $3 Miller Lite pints, $4 Blue Moon and other brews, $5 Jack Daniels cocktails

Dick's R U CrazeeDick's R U Crazee
Free Pool

CellblockCellblock
THIRSTY THURSDAY $2 Wells & Pints - all other drinks $3

The CallThe Call
$5.50 Absolut Cocktails

Spyners PubSpyners Pub
$2 PBR

Mary's AtticMary's Attic
$3.50 pints of all Mary's home brew drafts

Davenport's Piano Bar CabaretDavenport's Piano Bar Cabaret
Thursday trio with $2.50 Miller Lites

Roscoe'sRoscoe's
$12 Absolut Long Island Pitchers $12 Jack Daniel's Honey Lynchburg Lemonade Pitchers $5 Jack Daniel's Honey Shots $2.50 Miller Lite Drafts

Baton Show LoungeBaton Show Lounge
Shows at 8:30pm, 10:30pm and 12:30am.

Farraguts on ClarkFarraguts on Clark
$3 well, mixed cocktails, shots

SidetrackSidetrack
Your favorite Sidetrack Party Videos until 2am Comedy videos the 1st Thursday of the month 8pm-midnight

Lucky Horseshoe LoungeLucky Horseshoe Lounge
Boystown's only Industry Night

Phoenix Bar   (Hunter's) Phoenix Bar (Hunter's)
Hot Go-Go Dancers $4 Bacardi $4 Patron

InnexileInnexile
BLUE MOON PINTS WITH A SLICE OF ORANGE - $3.00

The GlenwoodThe Glenwood
Q&A Trivia at 8:30pm with KWizmaster Kirk Tullamore Dew whiskey specials

Broadway Youth CenterBroadway Youth Center
6PM-8PM: Positive, a support group for HIV+ youth, ages 16-24.

BerlinBerlin
Stardust: Featuring rotating special programs with live acts, DJs, hosts, & guests every week. Hosted By: Scott Cramer & Kater Jayne 1st Thu.: LQQKS. Featuring special LQQKS, and performances, with Resident DJ [X]P & guest host Lucy Stoole. $3 Berlin B

Scarlet BarScarlet Bar
Frat Night DJ LiL Mikey $5 Mini Long Island Iced Tea Pitchers $5 40oz. Miller Lite Bottles $5 24 oz. Corona Bottles

Club KraveClub Krave
Let it Out $2.50 Domestic Bottles $4 you-call-it top shelf $10 wine bottles

ManeuversManeuvers
$1.50 Bottles $6 Buckets $3 Bombs

Center on HalstedCenter on Halsted
Queer Tango - Level 1 & 2 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM


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  UPCOMING GAY & LESBIAN EVENTS
Thursday, Jul 18
Ms. Joan Jett Blakk for President The past is very present in Tarell Alvin McCraney and Tina Landau's collaboration about Chicago drag queen Joan Jett Blakk and her 1992 protest candidacy for Prez/ Now playing through July 21. $20-$94  7:30pm   Steppenwolf’s Upstairs Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St.  312-335-1650  http://Steppenwolf.org.

Friday, Jul 19
Hedwig and the Angry Inch remaster screening Raised a boy in East Berlin, Hedwig undergoes a traumatic personal transformation in order to emigrate to the United States, where she reinvents herself as an "internationally ignored" but divinely talented rock diva.  Time:TBA   Music Box Theatre  3733 N Southport Chicago  Tickets: http://musicboxtheatre.com/films/hedwig-and-the-angry-inch
Ms. Joan Jett Blakk for President The past is very present in Tarell Alvin McCraney and Tina Landau's collaboration about Chicago drag queen Joan Jett Blakk and her 1992 protest candidacy for Prez/ Now playing through July 21. $20-$94  7:30pm   Steppenwolf’s Upstairs Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St.  312-335-1650  http://Steppenwolf.org.

Saturday, Jul 20
Ms. Joan Jett Blakk for President The past is very present in Tarell Alvin McCraney and Tina Landau's collaboration about Chicago drag queen Joan Jett Blakk and her 1992 protest candidacy for Prez/ Now playing through July 21. $20-$94  7:30pm   Steppenwolf’s Upstairs Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St.  312-335-1650  http://Steppenwolf.org.
16th Annual Chicago Disability Pride Parade Theme: Disability Pride Is Social Justice  9:00pm   Parade route TBA  http://www.disabilityprideparade.org/

Sunday, Jul 21
An Uncertain Hour It happened before. It can happen again. It can happen here. When confronted by Nazi Auschwitz, when Primo Levi very much wanted to give up and die, the immortal words of Dante called him to the life of a maker of words necessary for life. Free. RSVP at link   6:00pm   Lincoln Loft, 3036 N Lincoln Ave.   http://forms.gle/55yrbdwSHEoJEBzP9

Monday, Jul 22
Chicago Immigrant Stories Chicago Jazz Philharmonic (CJP), under the direction of artistic director and co-founder Orbert Davis following alliance with musicians from Chicago's Greek, Mexican, Bulgarian and Argentinian communities.   6:30pm - 8:30pm   Millennium Park  201 E Randolph St Chicago  http://ChiJazzPhil.org

Friday, Jul 26
Out of the Closets and into the Streets: Power, Pride & Resistance in Chicago's Gay Liberation Movement Exhibit contines through Sept. 19, free. Check site for hours.   12:00pm - 4:00pm   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.gerberhart.org
Wicker Park Fest Chicago's biggest street fest in 16th anniversary season. Music, arts and family fun. Through July 26 - 28   5:00pm - 10:00pm   Milwaukee Avenue from North to Paulina, Chicago, IL  773-384-2672  http://www.wickerparkfest.com

Saturday, Jul 27
Activists and Icons: Photographs of Steve Schapiro, Challenging Status Quo through Lens of a Camera Forty-six powerful large-format documentary photographs showing issues of the civil rights movement are still deeply relevant today. from Rosa Parks, James Baldwin and David Bowie to an unnamed sanitation striker.   10:00pm - 5:00pm   Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center  9603 Woods Dr. Skokie, IL 60077  http://www.ilholocaustmuseum.org/activists-and-icons/

Thursday, Aug 1
Ariana, Gambino, Monae in Lollapalooza Ariana Grande, queer musician/singer Janelle Monae, Childish Gambino, Twenty One Pilots and The Strokes are among the headliners for Lollapalooza. Through Aug. 4. $130  Time:TBA   Grant Park  337 E. Randolph St Chicago  http://http://www.lollapalooza.com/
American Veterans for Equal Rights GLBTQ Veterans Day Dinner Monthly Meeting Chicago Chapter of American Veterans for Equal Rights, the national organization of LGBT veterans formerly known as Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Veterans of America (GLBVA).   7:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.averchicago.org/

Thursday, Aug 8
Out of the Closets and into the Streets: Power, Pride & Resistance in Chicago's Gay Liberation Movement Exhibit contines through Sept. 19, free. Check site for hours.   6:00pm - 9:00pm   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.gerberhart.org

Saturday, Aug 24
Women & Children First Block Party: 40 Years Strong Celebrating 40 years of Ann's and Linda's dream of opening a feminist bookstore. Share memories at #40withWCF  11:00am - 5:00pm   Women & Children First Bookstore  5233 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com

Thursday, Sep 5
American Veterans for Equal Rights GLBTQ Veterans Day Dinner Monthly Meeting Chicago Chapter of American Veterans for Equal Rights, the national organization of LGBT veterans formerly known as Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Veterans of America (GLBVA).   7:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.averchicago.org/

Friday, Sep 20
More For Gay Men Peer-led personal empowerment group. This group meets quarterly. Free. Info: Anthony Didato, SEEKER_DIDATO@JUNO.COM  6:30pm - 9:30pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org/newevents-details.cfm?ID=16269

Saturday, Sep 28
7th Annual Edgewater Arts Festival

Benefitting Edgewater Artists in Motion

. Through Sept. 29  10:00pm   1000 W Granville to 1200 W Granville — Between Broadway & Sheridan  http://www.edgewaterartists.com/


Thursday, Oct 3
American Veterans for Equal Rights GLBTQ Veterans Day Dinner Monthly Meeting Chicago Chapter of American Veterans for Equal Rights, the national organization of LGBT veterans formerly known as Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Veterans of America (GLBVA).   7:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.averchicago.org/

Tuesday, Oct 15
Madonna Four intimate concert experiences  12:00pm   The Chicago Theatre (Chicago)  175 N State St Chicago  Tickets: http://madonna.livenation.com

Thursday, Nov 7
American Veterans for Equal Rights GLBTQ Veterans Day Dinner Monthly Meeting Chicago Chapter of American Veterans for Equal Rights, the national organization of LGBT veterans formerly known as Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Veterans of America (GLBVA).   7:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.averchicago.org/

Saturday, Nov 16
Open Gym Volleyball All gender and experience levels welcome. Daily passes $7. Monthly passes $30.   6:00pm - 9:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago

Friday, Dec 13
More For Gay Men Peer-led personal empowerment group. This group meets quarterly. Free. Info: Anthony Didato, SEEKER_DIDATO@JUNO.COM  6:30pm - 9:30pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org/newevents-details.cfm?ID=16269

Tuesday, Jan 21
PFLAG Chicago Monthly Meeting Parents, Family members, Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) has support groups and educational speakers. We engage in advocacy activities. All are welcome, you always have a home with PFLAG. Monthly on the third Wednesday. Call 1 (630) 415-0622 or E-mail the Metro Chicago South Chapter: pflagmetrochicagosouthside@pflagillinois.org or contact Keith McCoy at kmccoy@windycityblackpride.org or Peter Ji at pjiman1@hotmail.com.   11:00pm - 1:00pm   Affinity Community Services  2850 S Wabash Ave Ste 108 Chicago  http://pflagillinois.org






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