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Abortion-Rights-Panel-marks-49th-anniversary-with-demand-to-defend-historic-Roe-v-Wade

  Abortion Rights Panel marks 49th anniversary with demand to defend historic Roe v Wade

-- From a press release

CHICAGO — To commemorate the 49th anniversary of Roe v Wade, a diverse national panel of speakers will demand that the U.S. Supreme Court uphold Roe, defending 50 years of legal abortion, and that supporters mobilize ...


 
Mayor-Lightfoot-DCASE-dance-community-designate-2022-the-Year-of-Chicago-Dance

  Mayor Lightfoot, DCASE, dance community designate 2022 the "Year of Chicago Dance"

-- From a press release

CHICAGO—In deep partnership with the local dance community, Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) Commissioner Erin Harkey have designated 2022 as the "Year ...


 
COVID-Chicagos-top-doctor-hopeful-vaccine-mandate-will-end-by-spring

  COVID Chicago's top doctor 'hopeful' vaccine mandate will end by spring

Chicago's top physician is "hopeful" that Chicago's vaccination requirement for indoor dining and other public areas will be removed once the city's COVID-19 spread declines significantly, The Chicago Tribune noted. ...


 
VIEWPOINT-Who-is-my-neighbor

  VIEWPOINT Who is my neighbor?

The notion of functioning as a Good Samaritan is one that transcends any particular faith tradition. The idea of humans treating humans in a humane way sounds so simple, yet history and modernity are replete with ...


 
MOVIES-Siskel-films-include-The-Power-of-the-Dog-Flee

  MOVIES Siskel films include 'The Power of the Dog,' 'Flee'

The Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St., has current and upcoming movie slates that include everything from older classics to current award-festival favorites. On the more contemporary side, the Jane Campion film The Power ...


 
Planned-Parenthood-Illinois-Action-launches-virtual-Black-Community-Town-Hall-Series-in-February

  Planned Parenthood Illinois Action launches virtual Black Community Town Hall Series in February

-- From a press release

CHICAGO - Planned Parenthood Illinois Action (PPIA) proudly announces a new Black Community Town Hall series in honor of Black History Month. The series of virtual discussions will tackle topics such as community wellness and care, ...


 
Janes-Army-to-recruit-deploy-pro-choice-volunteers

  'Jane's Army' to recruit, deploy pro-choice volunteers

-- From a press release

Chicago, IL — Personal PAC, Men4Choice, and Future Voices Council have launched Jane's Army — a joint campaign to recruit activist volunteers to educate, motivate, and activate pro-choice voters ahead of the critical 2022 election. This ...


 
Hubbard-Street-Dance-finds-new-home-at-Water-Tower-Place

  Hubbard Street Dance finds new home at Water Tower Place

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (HSDC) has moved its studio to a 13,000-square-foot space on the fourth floor of Water Tower Place, 835 N. Michigan Ave. The new facility will include a dance studio, artist lounge, office ...


 
LGBTQ-organizations-release-eighth-State-Equality-Index

  LGBTQ+ organizations release eighth State Equality Index

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation and the Equality Federation Institute released their eighth annual State Equality Index (SEI). The SEI is a comprehensive report that groups states and Washington, D.C. ...


 
SPORTS-Bulls-end-losing-streak-against-Cleveland-

  SPORTS Bulls end losing streak against Cleveland

The Chicago Bulls (28-15) ended their four-game losing streak with a sorely needed 117-104 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers (27-19) on Jan. 19 at the United Center. DeMar DeRozan and Nikola Vucevic combined for 54 points, ...


 
PASSAGES-Pansy-Kings-performance-artist-education-advocate-Murray-McKay-dies

  PASSAGES Pansy Kings performance artist, education advocate Murray McKay dies

Pansy Kings performance artist, education advocate, curator, designer and LGBTQ activist Edward Murray McKay died Jan. 4 of cancer. He was 53. McKay was born Oct. 2, 1968, in Brussels, Belgium. The family moved to Toronto ...


 
MUSIC-Aimee-Mann-to-perform-April-29-30-at-Old-Town-School-of-Folk-Music

  MUSIC Aimee Mann to perform April 29-30 at Old Town School of Folk Music

Musician Aimee Mann is slated to perform April 29-30 at Old Town School of Folk Music's Gary and Laura Maurer Concert Hall, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave. After several albums with 'Til Tuesday (with songs like "Voices ...


 
AIDS-Foundation-Chicago-cancels-World-of-Chocolate-due-to-COVID-19-surge

  AIDS Foundation Chicago cancels World of Chocolate due to COVID-19 surge

-- From a press release

CHICAGO — AIDS Foundation Chicago (AFC) has made the difficult decision to cancel its World of Chocolate event, the organization's largest winter fundraiser, due to the recent Omicron surge across ...


 
VIEWS-Trans-women-passing-the-torch

  VIEWS Trans women passing the torch

I am writing this letter to the editor to compliment Windy City Times on its recent article "Passing the torch: How generations of trans women approach activism, advocacy," by Max Lubbers. The article highlights how the ...


 
Chief-Judge-Evans-responds-to-Mayor-Lightfoots-request-on-electronic-monitoring

  Chief Judge Evans responds to Mayor Lightfoot's request on electronic monitoring

-- Press release from Office of the Chief Judge Cook County Circuit Court

Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans responded Jan. 19 to Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot's request for a moratorium on use of electronic monitoring for defendants accused of certain violent crimes by pointing out the national and state ...


 
Passing-the-torch-How-generations-of-trans-women-approach-activism-advocacy-

  Passing the torch: How generations of trans women approach activism, advocacy

As part of an older generation of transgender women in Chicago (including icon Gloria Allen), advocate Channyn Lynne Parker knows the work will outlast her. That's why she thinks of advocacy like a marathon, not a ...


 
Chicago-LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-issues-call-for-nominations

  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame issues call for nominations

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame has announced a call for nominations for the 2022 Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame. ...


 
Center-on-Halsteds-Silver-Fork-program-reopening

  Center on Halsted's Silver Fork program reopening

Application sessions for the Center on Halsted's Silver Fork program—which incorporates short-term culinary arts and job readiness—will take place Feb. 1-2, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The free seven-week program is ideal for adults who want to enter ...


 
Two-join-races-for-state-office-Personal-PAC-comments-on-threats-to-reproductive-rights

  Two join races for state office, Personal PAC comments on threats to reproductive rights

-- From a Personal PAC press release

Chicago, IL — Today, following the news that anti-choice extremists Richard Irvin and Avery Bourne would run as Republicans for governor and Lieutenant Governor of Illinois, Personal PAC President and CEO Terry Cosgrove released the following ...


 
COVID-Mayor-Lightfoot-ends-isolation

  COVID Mayor Lightfoot ends isolation

Five days after testing positive for COVID-19, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she is out of isolation, per CBS Chicago. "Thank you to everyone who has reached out to me and sent their well wishes. I am ...


 
SPORTS-Bulls-and-Blackhawks-both-lose

  SPORTS Bulls and Blackhawks both lose

Jan. 17 was not a good night for Chicago's NBA and NHL teams. The Chicago Bulls (27-15) lost their fourth straight game, 119-106 to the Memphis Grizzlies (31-15) in Tennessee. After snacking on teams with weaker ...


 
Aurora-mayor-joins-crowded-GOP-field-in-race-for-governor

  Aurora mayor joins crowded GOP field in race for governor

Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin announced his candidacy for governor of Illinois on Jan. 17, joining a slew of Republicans hoping to challenge Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker in November, NBC Chicago reported. Irvin, a Black Republican and ...


 
PASSAGES-Allen-Anthony-Schuh

  PASSAGES Allen Anthony Schuh

Allen Schuh loved Christmas, so as a final gift he got to see his beloved lights and ornaments one last time before passing quietly away Dec. 28, 2021. Born July 9, 1940, in Chicago's South Side, ...


 
Billy-Masters-Colton-Underwood-Golden-Globes-and-more

  Billy Masters: Colton Underwood, Golden Globes and more

"I was not prepared to receive death threats over a fictional character's fictional relationship choices that are fictional which means not real."—A writer on the Sex and the City sequel And Just Like That describes feedback ...


 
Blackhawks-win-fourth-straight-Bulls-lose-third-consecutive-game

  Blackhawks win fourth straight; Bulls lose third consecutive game

The Chicago Blackhawks (15-18-5) defeated the Anaheim Ducks (19-15-7) 3-0 at the United Center on Jan. 15. It was Chicago's fourth consecutive victory. There were 73 combined shots between the Blackhawks and the Ducks—the most in ...


 
Illinois-organizations-included-in-NEAs-33M-grant-dispersal

  Illinois organizations included in NEA's $33M grant dispersal

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) recently announced the first round of recommended awards for fiscal year 2022, with 1,498 awards totaling nearly $33.2 million, a press release stated. Grants for Arts Projects funding spans ...


 
THEATER-Red-Orchids-The-Moors-running-through-Feb-27

  THEATER Red Orchid's 'The Moors' running through Feb. 27

A Red Orchid Theatre is running Jen Silverman's The Moors, directed by Artistic Director and Ensemble Member Kirsten Fitzgerald, through Feb. 27 at A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells St. The plot is as follows: ...


 
LaVine-injured-in-Bulls-blowout-loss-to-Golden-State

  LaVine injured in Bulls' blowout loss to Golden State

The Chicago Bulls (27-13) haven't been together as an entire team in a while because of injuries and COVID-19 health protocols. According to The Chicago Tribune, the latest injury occurred roughly 3� minutes into the Jan. ...


 
THEATER-About-Face-announces-cast-of-queer-themed-Laced

  THEATER About Face announces cast of queer-themed 'Laced'

About Face Theatre begins its 27th season with the world premiere of Samantha Mueller's drama Laced, running March 17-April 16 at the Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. Set in the aftermath of the vandalism of ...


 
Black-Ensemble-Theatre-announces-2022-Season-of-Excellence-The-Season-of-Healings

  Black Ensemble Theatre announces 2022 Season of Excellence: The Season of Healings

-- From a press release

Chicago, IL—Black Ensemble Theater's Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor announces its 2022 Season of Excellence: The Season of Healings. The 2022 Season includes four World Premiere musicals showcasing the power ...


 
Blackhawks-beat-Canadiens-DeBrincat-named-to-All-Star-team

  Blackhawks beat Canadiens; DeBrincat named to All-Star team

The Chicago Blackhawks (14-18-5) skated to their third consecutive win on Jan. 13, defeating the Montreal Canadiens (7-24-5) 3-2 in a game marked by a pre-event tribute to Andrew Shaw, who played for both teams. Dominik ...


 
THEATER-DuSable-puppet-company-to-run-Toni-Morrisons-The-Bluest-Eye

  THEATER DuSable, puppet company to run Toni Morrison's 'The Bluest Eye'

The DuSable Museum of African American History is partnering with the 4th Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival to present a production of The Bluest Eye, based on Toni Morrison's 1970 groundbreaking coming-of-age novel. The production will ...


 
PASSAGES-Veronica-Drake

  PASSAGES Veronica Drake

Veronica Drake—a onetime Chicago resident and longtime LGBTQ+-rights activist—recently passed away in October. She was 58. She last resided in Florida. According to an obituary at Marvin C. Zanders Funeral Home, Inc., Drake was born Sept. 15 ...


 
SPORTS-Chicago-Bulls-lose-to-the-Brooklyn-Nets

  SPORTS Chicago Bulls lose to the Brooklyn Nets

One night after beating the Detroit Pistons by 46, the Chicago Bulls (27-12) lost to the Brooklyn Nets (26-14) 138-112 at the United Center on Jan. 12. The Nets have several superstars on the team, including ...


 
POLITICS-Laura-Ricketts-co-chairing-Valencias-finance-committee

  POLITICS Laura Ricketts co-chairing Valencia's finance committee

Laura Ricketts—a co-owner of the Chicago Cubs, along with her family, and a leader in the LGBTQ+ community—is co-chairing the finance committee of Illinois secretary of state candidate Anna Valencia, according to the Politico Illinois Playbook. ...


 
Martwick-Dept-on-Aging-seeking-nominees-for-Senior-Hall-of-Fame

  Martwick: Dept on Aging seeking nominees for Senior Hall of Fame

Illinois state Sen. Robert Martwick (D-Chicago) announced the Illinois Department on Aging is seeking nominations for the Senior Illinoisan Hall of Fame. "Many of our senior citizen neighbors have put incredible amounts of time and effort ...


 
SOCCER-Three-Red-Stars-join-USWNTs-January-training-camp

  SOCCER Three Red Stars join USWNT's January training camp

Three Chicago Red Stars will join the United States Women's National Team (USWNT) next week for the team's annual January training camp taking place Jan. 19-28. Defender Tierna Davidson, goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher and forward Mallory Pugh ...


 
Chicago-Travel-Adventure-Show-now-Feb-19-20

  Chicago Travel & Adventure Show now Feb. 19-20

The 17th annual Chicago Travel & Adventure Show will now take place Feb. 19-20 at Rosemont's Donald E. Stephens Convention Center—two weeks after the original dates. The date change is due to the ongoing rise in ...


 
Bulls-win-by-46-Blackhawks-also-prevail

  Bulls win by 46; Blackhawks also prevail

The Chicago Bulls (27-11) got back on the winning track Jan. 11, routing the Detroit Pistons (9-31) 133-87 at the United Center. The Bulls only led 61-52 at the half. However, Chicago outscored Detroit 36-14 in ...


 
THEATER-This-Is-Only-a-Test-Feb-11-March-12

  THEATER 'This Is Only a Test' Feb. 11-March 12

Broken Nose Theatre, a pay-what-you-can theater company, is welcoming back live audiences this winter with the world premiere of Eric Reyes Loo's drama This Is Only a Test, directed by Toma Tavares Langston. The production will ...


 
SPORTS-Chicago-Red-Stars-see-return-of-Yuki-Nagasato

  SPORTS Chicago Red Stars see return of Yuki Nagasato

The Chicago Red Stars announced a trade with Racing Louisville FC that will see fan favorite Yuki Nagasato return to the club for the 2022 season. In exchange for Nagasato, the Red Stars are sending their ...


 
PASSAGES-Jeffrey-Wayne-Jef-Morgan

  PASSAGES Jeffrey Wayne ("Jef") Morgan

Jeffrey Wayne "Jef" Morgan, of Chicago's West Rogers Park neighborhood, passed away unexpectedly from a heart attack while shoveling snow on Jan. 2. He was 58. Jef was the well-loved manager at Little Jim's on ...


 
Center-on-Halsted-states-COVID-requirements-and-is-offering-free-testing-91UPDATE93

  Center on Halsted states COVID requirements and is offering free testing [UPDATE]

Center on Halsted, in compliance with the City of Chicago public health order effective Jan. 3, requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination for anyone (ages 5 and older) gathering in its ground-floor lobby area. Other events and ...


 
COVID-Chicago-travel-advisory-remains-unchanged

  COVID Chicago travel advisory remains unchanged

Chicago's COVID travel advisory remains the same. The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) did not add or remove any states or territories from its COVID-19 Travel Advisory on Jan. 11. For the second consecutive week, ...


 
Mayor-Lightfoot-tests-positive-for-COVID-19

  Mayor Lightfoot tests positive for COVID-19

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced that she's tested positive for COVID-19. On Jan. 11, she issued a statement saying, "Earlier today, I tested positive for COVID-19. I am experiencing cold-like symptoms but otherwise feel fine which ...


 
PASSAGES-Black-trans-activist-KeYahonna-Stone-victim-of-gun-violence-dies

  PASSAGES Black trans activist Ke'Yahonna Stone, victim of gun violence, dies

Ke'Yahonna Stone was shot at Castle Run Shopping Center's Epic Ultra Lounge parking lot in Indianapolis, Indiana, in the early morning hours of Dec. 26. She was taken to the hospital and died Dec. 28 after ...


 
THEATER-Queer-themed-Queen-of-the-Night-to-run-Jan-29-March-13

  THEATER Queer-themed 'Queen of the Night' to run Jan. 29-March 13

Victory Gardens Theater is slated to open its 2021-22 Mainstage Season with Queen of the Night, written by travis tate and directed by Victory Gardens Artistic Director Ken-Matt Martin. Queen of the Night features Terry Guest ...


 
Chicago-Public-Schools-to-reopen-Jan-12

  Chicago Public Schools to reopen Jan. 12

Following a deadlock that spanned four school days, the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) approved a proposal for Chicago Public Schools (CPS) to resume in-person classes Wed., Jan. 12, The Chicago Tribune reported. The delegates also voted ...


 
THEATER-Mary-Rose-running-through-Feb-12

  THEATER 'Mary Rose' running through Feb. 12

Black Button Eyes (BBE) Productions is concluding its 2021-22 season with the world-premiere musical Mary Rose, featuring book and lyrics by Producing Artistic Director Ed Rutherford, music and lyrics by Jeff Bouthiette, direction by Ed Rutherford ...


 
Chicago-Auto-Show-to-take-place-Feb-12-21

  Chicago Auto Show to take place Feb. 12-21

The Chicago Auto Show is slated to return to its traditional February dates: Feb. 12-21 at McCormick Place. The show is open 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. each day, except for the final day (Presidents Day), ...


 
Lightfoot-announces-director-for-new-public-safety-commission

  Lightfoot announces director for new public-safety commission

On Jan. 10, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced that Adam Gross will be the first-ever executive director of the newly created Community Commission for Public Safety and Accountability. "The establishment of a community-led Commission for oversight ...


 
VIEWS-Hoarders

  VIEWS Hoarders

One TV program that I alternately love and hate is Hoarders. The producers send a team of psychologists, organizers and laborers into a person's home and they all work (and argue) about cleaning the place up ...


 
SPORTS-Bears-fire-Nagy-and-Pace

  SPORTS Bears fire Nagy and Pace

The Chicago Bears fired coach Matt Nagy and General Manager Ryan Pace on Jan. 10, ending his tenure after the team posted a 6-11 record this season, according to ESPN.com and ABC 7 Chicago. Nagy was ...


 
Bears-fall-in-season-finale-to-Vikings-Bulls-win-streak-ends

  Bears fall in season finale to Vikings; Bulls' win streak ends

—In what was possibly head coach Matt Nagy's last game with the Chicago Bears, the team fell to the Minnesota Vikings 31-17 on Jan. 9. It was a tale of two halves, as the Bears led 14-3 at halftime. The Bears ...


 
Jason-Lee-talks-Kevin-Hart-Jussie-Smollett-and-Hollywood-Unlocked

  Jason Lee talks Kevin Hart, Jussie Smollett and 'Hollywood Unlocked'

In just a few years, LGBTQ+ media personality Jason Lee's star has shone brightly in Hollywood. In 2015, Lee started appearing on the reality show Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood as well as the MTV improv ...


 
Lightfoot-CTU-still-stuck-in-stalemate-classes-canceled-Jan-10-91UPDATE93

  Lightfoot, CTU still stuck in stalemate; classes canceled Jan. 10 [UPDATE]

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) are still stuck in a stalemate over remote versus in-person learning, with classes canceled again for Jan. 10. ...


 
LETTER-Continue-the-dialogue-on-racism

  LETTER Continue the dialogue on racism

I am writing this letter to the editor about the article that appeared on the Windy City Times website titled "A look at Northalsted/Boystown bars since 2020 town hall on racism," written by Cris Villalonga-Vivoni. Also, ...


 
Bulls-extend-win-streak-to-nine-games-on-fourth-Pride-Night

  Bulls extend win streak to nine games on fourth Pride Night

The Chicago Bulls now have their longest win streak since 2011. The team (26-10) beat the Washington Wizards 130-122 at the United Center on Jan. 7 to extend their win streak to nine games. Zach LaVine ...


 
THEATER-Queens-of-Infinite-Space-canceled-because-of-COVID

  THEATER 'Queens of Infinite Space' canceled because of COVID

With the increase in COVID-19 cases in Chicago and beyond, Proboscis Theatre has decided to cancel the performances of The Queens of Infinite Space set to run at Epiphany Center for Arts, 201 S. Ashland Ave., ...


 
THEATER-Steppenwolf-delays-1919-premiere-due-to-COVID

  THEATER Steppenwolf delays '1919' premiere due to COVID

Due to the COVID-19 surge driven by the Omicron variant, and out of an abundance of caution for public health, Steppenwolf Theatre Company has postponed its Steppenwolf for Young Adults world-premiere adaptation of Eve L. Ewing's ...


 
WCT-EXCLUSIVE-Trans-woman-searches-for-justice-healing-after-gun-violence

  WCT EXCLUSIVE Trans woman searches for justice, healing after gun violence

Five months ago, Khalina Goodlow came to a startling realization: Her name could have been added to the long list of transgender people killed in 2021. Though her life may have been mourned by her community ...


 
Chicagos-first-ever-Festival-au-Cinema-to-take-place-Aug-26-28-

  Chicago's first-ever Festival au Cinema to take place Aug. 26-28

Haven Chicago has announced its first-ever Festival au Cinema, described as "the company's new platform for visionary and innovative filmmakers and media artists staking their claim in the future of digital storytelling." Festival au Cinema will ...


 
Mercury-Theater-Chicago-announces-casting-and-artists-for-Women-of-Soul

  Mercury Theater Chicago announces casting and artists for 'Women of Soul'

--From a press release

Chicago —Artistic Director Christopher Chase Carter, Managing Director Shane Murray-Corcoran, and Executive Producers Walter Stearns and Eugene Dizonannounce the cast and creative team for the next Mainstage production of the ...


 
IDHR-issues-guidance-regarding-TGNC-students

  IDHR issues guidance regarding TGNC students

The Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) has issued its Guidance Relating to Protection of Transgender, Nonbinary, and Gender Nonconforming Students. The document is a non-regulatory guidance on non-discrimination protections ...


 
Pritzker-issues-statement-on-anniversary-of-Jan-6-Capitol-insurrection

  Pritzker issues statement on anniversary of Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection

Chicago, IL - On the one-year anniversary of the Jan. 6 Insurrection, Governor JB Pritzker released the following statement. "One year ago, a vicious attack on American democracy left five police officers dead and scores of ...


 
LGBTQ-Illinois-police-sergeant-to-be-laid-to-rest-Jan-7-

  LGBTQ Illinois police sergeant to be laid to rest Jan. 7

Bradley, Illinois, Police Sergeant Marlene Rittmanic—who was killed in the line of duty on Dec. 30, 2021—will be laid to rest Friday, Jan. 7, NewsChannel20.com reported. A visitation will be held for Rittmanic at 2-7 p.m. ...


 
THEATER-Trans-performer-Sis-is-doin-fine-in-Oklahoma-

  THEATER Trans performer Sis is doin' fine in 'Oklahoma!'

This isn't your typical grandma's Oklahoma! The very first musical written by Rodgers and Hammerstein opened on Broadway in 1943 and continues to captivate audiences today. The dialogue remains the same, but updated casting choices have ...


 
Skydeck-Chicago-announces-Valentines-Day-Love-on-The-Ledge-contest

  Skydeck Chicago announces Valentine's Day 'Love on The Ledge' contest

Skydeck Chicago has announced its annual "Love on The Ledge" social media contest. The event at the Willis Tower observation deck gives adventurous couples of all backgrounds the chance to tie the knot or renew their ...


 
COVID-Every-state-four-territories-now-on-Chicagos-travel-advisory-

  COVID Every state, four territories now on Chicago's travel advisory

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) added the only state and only territory that were not on its COVID-19 travel advisory last week—Montana and Guam—to the weekly list on Jan. 5. Every U.S. state is ...


 
SPORTS-Red-Stars-announce-partnerships-with-local-broadcasters

  SPORTS Red Stars announce partnerships with local broadcasters

The Chicago Red Stars entered into a new broadcasting partnership with Univision Chicago and The U, WMEU, Channel 48.1 and WCIU, Channel 26.2 that will see the local stations broadcast select Red Stars games during the ...


 
COVID-Raven-Theatre-cancels-production-of-Beautiful-Thing

  COVID Raven Theatre cancels production of 'Beautiful Thing'

Raven Theatre announced it will cancel its upcoming production of Beautiful Thing due to the current surge of the COVID Omicron variant. The production, written by Jonathan Harvey and directed by Mikael Burke, was slated to ...


 
ELECTIONS-Chicago-Ald-Pat-Powell-announces-congressional-run-

  ELECTIONS Chicago Ald. Pat Powell announces congressional run

Chicago Ald. Pat Dowell has dropped her bid to be the next Illinois secretary of state and will, instead, run to succeed retiring U.S. Congressman Bobby Rush. In a statement, Dowell said: "First, I want to ...


 
Pritzker-appoints-Chakena-Perry-to-Shores-MWRD-seat-91UPDATE93-

  Pritzker appoints Chakena Perry to Shore's MWRD seat [UPDATE]

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker has appointed Chakena Perry to the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) seat vacated by Debra Shore, who recently was named regional administrator of the U.S. EPA, according to the Buzz section ...


 
ATTRACTIONS-Dr-Seuss-extended-through-Jan-23-

  ATTRACTIONS 'Dr. Seuss' extended through Jan. 23

The Dr. Seuss Experience—the immersive spectacle that gives guests of all ages the opportunity to journey through nine different Dr. Seuss books—will now take place on Saturdays and Sundays through Sunday, Jan. 23. The attraction is ...


 
CPS-canceling-classes-Jan-5-7-after-union-votes-to-go-virtual-91UPDATE93

  CPS canceling classes Jan. 5-7 after union votes to go virtual [UPDATE]

Classes have been canceled Jan. 5-7 in Chicago Public Schools (CPS) after the teachers union voted to refuse to appear for in-person work, The Chicago Tribune reported. Mayor Lori Lightfoot criticized the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) for ...


 





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