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BREAKING-Howard-Brown-Health-nurses-strikes-averted

  BREAKING Howard Brown Health nurses' strikes averted

On Sept. 30, the Illinois Nurses Association (INA)—which represents 30 registered nurses who work at Howard Brown Health—reached a tentative agreement with the North Side clinic, averting a series of strikes slated to begin Monday, Oct. ...


 
Celebration-of-trans-icon-Gloria-Allens-life-on-Oct-6

  Celebration of trans icon Gloria Allen's life on Oct. 6

A celebration of life for the late Chicago trans icon "Mama" Gloria Allen will take place Thursday, Oct. 6, at 10 a.m. at Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted St., inside the third-floor theater. Allen founded ...


 
THEATER-About-Face-showing-LGBTQ-play-Mosque4Mosque

  THEATER About Face showing LGBTQ+ play 'Mosque4Mosque'

About Face Theatre opens its 2022-23 season with the world premiere of Omer Abbas Salem's new play Mosque4Mosque, directed by Sophiyaa Nayar. Mosque4Mosque is a family comedy about a queer Arab-American Muslim man navigating his first ...


 
FashionBar-hosting-Chicago-Fashion-Week-PFLAG-conference

  FashionBar hosting Chicago Fashion Week, PFLAG conference

Fashion Bar announced that it's hosting Chicago Fashion Week. The shows will take place Oct. 16-23 at Water Tower Place, 835 N. Michigan Ave. Additionally, FashionBar will host the. PFLAG Northern Illinois conference at Water Tower ...


 
Gerber-Hart-fall-benefit-on-Oct-15

  Gerber/Hart fall benefit on Oct. 15

Gerber/Hart Library and Archives, 6500 N. Clark St., will hold its fall benefit on Saturday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. "Unboxing Queer History LIVE!" will be an in-person event to celebrate and support its mission to ...


 
SAVOR-Hundreds-attend-Chicago-Gourmet

  SAVOR Hundreds attend Chicago Gourmet

Hundreds of people attended this year's Chicago Gourmet, one of the nation's most distinguished culinary festivals. Founding partner Illinois Restaurant Association, along with presenting sponsor Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits ...


 
31st-annual-AIDS-Run-Walk-with-the-theme-Forward-Together-returns-this-weekend

  31st annual AIDS Run & Walk, with the theme 'Forward Together,' returns this weekend

The 31st annual AIDS Run & Walk returns to Chicago on Sunday, Oct. 2, in order to raise awareness about the disease and funds for the organizations that help people impacted by HIV/AIDS across the city. ...


 
Lightfoot-forgoing-property-tax-increase

  Lightfoot forgoing property-tax increase

Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced that there will be no property-tax increase for Chicagoans next year. "Because our economy continues to show better than projected recovery, our city revenues continue to exceed our estimates," Lightfoot said in ...


 
DANCE-Cerqua-Rivera-kickoff-benefit-on-Oct-22

  DANCE Cerqua Rivera kickoff/benefit on Oct. 22

Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre (CRDT) will hold its season kickoff/benefit on Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St., at 7:30 p.m. CRDT's Dance Ensemble and Jazz ...


 
Chicago-area-media-to-host-joint-fundraiser-Oct-3-17

  Chicago-area media to host joint fundraiser Oct. 3-17

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CHICAGO —Nearly 40 independent Chicago-area media outlets, members of the Chicago Independent Media Alliance (CIMA), are joining forces for their third annual fundraising campaign kicking off next week. Under the ...


 
More-special-guests-announced-for-Chicago-International-Film-Festival

  More special guests announced for Chicago International Film Festival

-- From a press release

CHICAGO, Illinois (September 28, 2022) — Today, the Chicago International Film Festival announced new guests and details for its 58th edition, running October 12 - 23, 2022. Film screenings and programs will take place at theaters ...


 
Howard-Brown-Health-nurses-planning-series-of-strikes

  Howard Brown Health nurses planning series of strikes

Thirty nurses employed by Howard Brown Health and represented by the Illinois Nurses Association (INA) will go on a series of strikes starting Monday, Oct. 3, ...


 
21c-Museum-Hotel-Chicago-launches-art-centered-series

  21c Museum Hotel Chicago launches art-centered series

The spot 21c Museum Hotel Chicago, 55 E. Ontario St.—which blurs the line between a contemporary art museum and a boutique hotel—announced plans for its fall/winter 2022 season and 2023 edition of the "Art of"— a ...


 
Girl-I-Guess-releases-new-voter-guide-on-election-races

  Girl, I Guess releases new voter guide, on election races

-- From a press release

[CHICAGO, IL September 29th] — Author and Editor Stephanie Skora released the latest edition of the widely-read Girl, I Guess Progressive Voter Guide, featuring coverage and endorsements in political races up and down the ballot for ...


 
World-Music-Festival-Chicago-Sept-30-Oct-9

  World Music Festival Chicago Sept. 30-Oct. 9

World Music Festival Chicago will return Friday, Sept. 30-Sunday, Oct. 9 in venues across the city. The festival returns with 34 bands (including three DJs) representing 22 countries and spotlighting 10 local music groups. Now in ...


 
MUSIC-Jessie-Mueller-and-Seth-Rudetsky-at-Steppenwolf-on-Jan-14-2023

  MUSIC Jessie Mueller and Seth Rudetsky at Steppenwolf on Jan. 14, 2023

On Jan. 14, 2023 in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theater, 1650 N. Halsted St., Steppenwolf Theatre and Mark Cortale will present Tony winner Jessie Mueller (Beautiful; Waitress) for a hometown concert, hosted and music directed by Sirius XM ...


 
Chicago-alderperson-among-Victory-Funds-endorsed-candidates

  Chicago alderperson among Victory Fund's endorsed candidates

LGBTQ Victory Fund, the only national organization dedicated to electing LGBTQ+ leaders to public office, has endorsed 83 more out LGBTQ+ candidates. Victory Fund has now endorsed 464 candidates running in the 2022 midterms, the most ...


 
LETTER-A-concerning-change-at-the-Art-Institute

  LETTER A concerning change at the Art Institute

I have a fond, reverent remembrance of the first time I encountered Felix Gonzalez-Torres' "Untitled" (Portrait of Ross in L.A.) at the Art Institute nearly a decade ago. I was encouraged by a nearby guide to ...


 
AIDS-Foundation-Chicago-holding-Womens-Connection-Summit-of-Hope-on-Oct-6

  AIDS Foundation Chicago holding Women's Connection Summit of Hope on Oct. 6

-- From a press release

AIDS Foundation Chicago (AFC) is hosting a Women Connection Summit of Hope in partnership with the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) to address the needs of cis and transgender women who have been recently released from ...


 
Howard-Brown-Health-partners-with-Chicago-Dancers-United

  Howard Brown Health partners with Chicago Dancers United

-- From a press release

Howard Brown Health and Chicago Dancers United (CDU) have announced a partnership to improve healthcare outcomes for local dance community members. Through the partnership, Howard Brown will be the go-to ...


 
Joffrey-Ballet-welcomes-nine-new-dancers

  Joffrey Ballet welcomes nine new dancers

The Joffrey Ballet's Ashley Wheater MBE, The Mary B. Galvin Artistic Director and President/CEO Greg Cameron announced the addition of nine dancers to the Joffrey roster for the 2022-23 season. They are Coco Alvarez-Mena (Miami, Florida), ...


 
Molson-Coors-donates-50000-to-14-LGBTQ-organizations-through-annual-Tap-Into-Change-program

  Molson Coors donates $50,000 to 14 LGBTQ+ organizations through annual Tap Into Change program

The beverage company Molson Coors presented $50,000 to 14 LGBTQ+ organizations at Sidetrack Sept. 26 as part of its 11th annual Tap Into Change program. Organizations partnered with local bars during the summer to raise money ...


 
Chicago-Fire-FC-sign-midfielder-Federico-Navarro-to-five-year-contract-

  Chicago Fire FC sign midfielder Federico Navarro to five-year contract

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (Sept. 27, 2022) — Chicago Fire FC announced that the club has signed midfielder Federico Navarro to a new contract. Navarro is now under contract with the club through the 2027 season with a club ...


 
US-women-earn-27th-consecutive-win-at-FIBA-World-Cup

  U.S. women earn 27th consecutive win at FIBA World Cup

Kelsey Plum scored 20 points, Chelsea Gray added 16 and the United States routed Bosnia and Herzegovina 121-59 on Sept. 27 to break the team record for consecutive wins at the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup ...


 
EVENTS-Fahrenheit-heats-things-in-the-cool-autumn

  EVENTS Fahrenheit heats things in the cool autumn

In the early throes of autumn, the LGBTQ+ organizational development service Lord, Rustin, and Bates Inc. presented part one of the yearly Fahrenheit Humanities Festival at Haven, an entertainment and performance space at 932 E. 43rd ...


 
SPORTS-Chicago-Red-Stars-fall-Cubs-win-White-Sox-continue-slide-

  SPORTS Chicago Red Stars fall; Cubs win; White Sox continue slide

The visiting Chicago Red Stars fell to the Portland Thorns 3-0 on Sept. 25. A brace from Morgan Weaver and a goal from Taylor Porter secured all three points for the Thorns, SBNation noted. The Thorns ...


 
City-asks-Bloomington-LGBTQ-bar-to-remove-Pride-artwork-

  City asks Bloomington LGBTQ+ bar to remove Pride artwork

The city of Bloomington, Illinois has asked an LGBTQ+ bar to remove its Pride decorations, according to Central Illinois Proud. Last month, The Bistro, hosted its annual downtown Pridefest with at least 6,000 attendees from all ...


 
ART-Chicago-artist-part-of-German-exhibit-Queering-the-Crip-

  ART Chicago artist part of German exhibit 'Queering the Crip'

"Queering the Crip, Cripping the Queer"—called the first international exhibit exploring the multiple historical, cultural and political intersections of queerness and disability—will take place through Jan. 30, 2023 at Berlin's ...


 
SPORTS-Bears-beat-Texans-former-coach-Lovie-Smith-

  SPORTS Bears beat Texans, former coach Lovie Smith

On Sept. 25 at Soldier Field, the Chicago Bears (2-1) defeated the Houston Texans (0-2-1)—and former Bears coach Lovie Smith—23-20. Roquan Smith set up Cairo Santos' 30-yard game-ending field goal ...


 
Coalition-decries-Des-Plaines-candidate-training-sponsored-by-anti-LGBTQ-groups

  Coalition decries Des Plaines candidate training sponsored by anti-LGBTQ+ groups

A coalition of parents, educators and pro-LGBTQ+, pro-equity groups held a press conference Sept. 24 in front of the Courtyard by Marriott Chicago O'Hare hotel in Des Plaines to protest a school-board candidate training being held ...


 
SPORTS-Cubs-White-Sox-and-NU-all-lose-but-Fire-win-

  SPORTS Cubs, White Sox and NU all lose but Fire win

On Saturday, Sept. 24, the Chicago Cubs (66-86) lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates (56-96) 6-0 at PNC Park, snapping a four-game win streak. Pittsburgh's Johan Oviedo tied his career high with seven strikeouts in seven innings, ...


 
AIDS-Foundation-Chicago-hosts-two-day-event-about-unique-challenges-facing-elders-living-with-HIV-AIDS-

  AIDS Foundation Chicago hosts two-day event about unique challenges facing elders living with HIV/AIDS

AIDS Foundation Chicago hosted a two-part educational webinar about the complex needs of elders living with HIV/AIDS Sept. 22-23, where experts discussed how to better serve patients through healthcare, policies ...


 
Jackalope-Theatre-Company-announces-15th-season

  Jackalope Theatre Company announces 15th season

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (September 20th, 2022) — Jackalope Theatre Company announces its return to in-person productions with its 2022-23 season featuring the Among the Dead by Hansol Jung, directed by Jackalope Artistic ...


 
Chicago-Cook-County-drop-to-low-COVID-19-community-level-rating

  Chicago, Cook County drop to low COVID-19 community-level rating

COVID-19 case and hospitalization rates are steadily improving in Chicago and Cook County—moving both the city and county from the medium into the low COVID-19 level for the first time since early May, the Chicago Department ...


 
REELING-Producer-co-director-talk-about-the-International-Male-documentary

  REELING Producer, co-director talk about the 'International Male' documentary

Back in 1976, Gene Burkard (influenced by what he saw in Europe) created and sold the "Jock Sock" out of his San Diego shop. That sartorial invention led to the emergence and popularity of International Male—a ...


 
Sky-provide-update-regarding-the-FIBA-Womens-World-Cup

  Sky provide update regarding the FIBA Women's World Cup

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (Sept. 23, 2022) — The 2022 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup continued its Group Phase play in Sydney, with four Chicago Sky players taking action with their respective countries: Kahleah Copper (USA), Emma Meesseman and ...


 
THEATER-Underscore-to-permanently-close-festival-gains-new-home

  THEATER Underscore to permanently close; festival gains new home

The board of directors of Underscore Theatre Company announced the company will close its doors permanently after eleven dynamic years of producing musical theatre in Chicago, including 16 world premieres. However, the company's Chicago Musical Theatr ...


 
THEATER-The-Gift-running-thriller-The-Locusts-Oct-20-Nov-19

  THEATER The Gift running thriller 'The Locusts' Oct. 20-Nov. 19

The Gift Theatre will conclude its 2022 season with the world premiere of Jennifer Rumberger's thriller The Locusts, commissioned and developed by The Gift and directed by ensemble member John Gawlik. The Locusts will run Oct. ...


 
COMEDY-Extra-performances-added-for-Jerrod-Carmichael-at-Steppenwolf

  COMEDY Extra performances added for Jerrod Carmichael at Steppenwolf

Due to popular demand, Steppenwolf Theatre has added two additional performances of Emmy award-winning comedian Jerrod Carmichael's new solo show on Friday-Saturday, Nov. 4-5, at 10 p.m. as part of ...


 
MUSIC-Cabaret-singer-Jeff-Harnar-talks-Sondheim-coming-out

  MUSIC Cabaret singer Jeff Harnar talks Sondheim, coming out

Jeff Harnar wasn't born in Chicago, but he will tell you first-hand that it is his home. Having spent his formative years in this city, Harnar discovered a passion for musical theater. Decades later, he has ...


 
Update-Paddock-to-no-longer-print-LGIS-publications-

  Update: Paddock to no longer print LGIS publications

Arlington Heights-based Paddock Publications, parent company of the Daily Herald newspaper, announced Sept. 22 that it was backing out of a deal to print materials for Local Government Information Services (LGIS) after Illinois Gov. ...


 
Out-comic-writer-Sam-Jay-talks-career-ahead-of-Wicker-Park-performance

  Out comic/writer Sam Jay talks career ahead of Wicker Park performance

Stand-up comic and Emmy-nominated writer Sam Jay will be performing at The Den Theatre, located in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood, on Sept. 23-24. The first Black lesbian writer in Saturday Night Live's history, Jay is a ...


 
MUSIC-A-Boy-Band-Christmas-coming-to-Hard-Rock-Live-on-Dec-18-

  MUSIC 'A Boy Band Christmas' coming to Hard Rock Live on Dec. 18

A Boy Band Christmas is coming to Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana's Hard Rock Live venue in Gary, Indiana on Sunday, Dec. 18. Doors open at 6 p.m. The event will feature Jeff Timmons, Drew Lachey ...


 
Artemis-Singers-to-present-Samhain--Encounters-through-the-Veil-Oct-29

  Artemis Singers to present 'Samhain - Encounters through the Veil' Oct. 29

-- From a press release

CHICAGO─Artemis Singers, www.artemissingers.org, Chicago's lesbian feminist chorus, will present a unique, timely concert, "Samhain - Encounters through the Veil," about the time of year when we reflect on those who have gone before and honor t ...


 
Chicago-Fire-FCs-Gabriel-Slonina-named-to-BODYARMORs-22-Under-22-List-for-2022

  Chicago Fire FC's Gabriel Slonina named to BODYARMOR's 22 Under 22 List for 2022

-- From a press release

CHICAGO—Chicago Fire FC goalkeeper Gabriel "Gaga" Slonina was named to the MLSsoccer.com 22 Under 22, presented by BODYARMOR, the League announced today. The 18-year-old Homegrown comes in at fourth in the rankings. The voting panel was ...


 
BOOKS-2022-BannedTogether-virtual-auction-taking-place-Sept-22-25

  BOOKS 2022 #BannedTogether virtual auction taking place Sept. 22-25

On Sept. 22-25, non-profit organization Pride and Less Prejudice (PLP) will hold its second annual #BannedTogether virtual auction to raise $10,000 to send 800 LGBTQ+-inclusive books to elementary schools across the United States and Canada. The ...


 
COMEDY-Cameron-Esposito-at-The-Den-Theatre-on-Dec-30-31-

  COMEDY Cameron Esposito at The Den Theatre on Dec. 30-31

The Den Theatre is welcoming back LGBTQ+ comedian Cameron Esposito, performing two stand-up shows on Dec. 30-31, 2022 on The Heath Mainstage, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. Esposito (a onetime Windy City Times 30 Under 30 honoree) ...


 
Riot-Fest-heats-up-through-music-and-controversy-in-2022

  Riot Fest heats up (through music and controversy) in 2022

For three days, Riot Fest took rock and roll fans on a rollercoaster of a ride in Douglass Park. Located in Chicago's North Lawndale community area at 1401 S. Sacramento Dr., this loud outdoor celebration of ...


 
Center-on-Halsted-makes-senior-staff-hires-in-development-DEI-and-culinary-arts-programs-

  Center on Halsted makes senior staff hires in development, DEI and culinary arts programs

-- From a press release

CHICAGO — Three senior hires have been added to Center on Halsted's staff recently. Brittany Terry was named senior director of diversity, equity, and inclusion/training services. Brad Snyder began work as chief development officer last month. ...


 
Future-Galerie-to-hold-Oct-1-event-ahead-of-historic-digital-art-exhibit-

  Future Galerie to hold Oct. 1 event ahead of historic digital-art exhibit

Future Galerie—a contemporary, immersive and digital-art exhibition that explores methodologies for how art is being created and how culture is being experienced—will hold a preview event Saturday, Oct. 1, at the 900 N. Michigan Ave. Shops. ...


 
MOVIES-2022-Reeling-Film-Festival-reviews

  MOVIES 2022 Reeling Film Festival reviews

Universal Pictures must have felt guilty about opening Bros, touted as "the first gay rom-com released by a major studio," i.e., aimed at a general audience (What about The Birdcage or In and Out?) opposite the ...


 
LETTER-Vote-yes-for-the-environment

  LETTER Vote 'yes' for the environment

Concerned about climate change? Interested in protecting our precious resources of breathable air, drinkable water, and native habitat? Want to create jobs while mitigating local flooding? Here's a way: in the upcoming midterm election, vote YES ...


 
Chicago-Red-Stars-and-VfL-Wolfsburg-Women-launch-strategic-alliance

  Chicago Red Stars and VfL Wolfsburg Women launch strategic alliance

-- From a press release

CHICAGO, Ill. (Sept. 20, 2022) - The Chicago Red Stars and VfL Wolfsburg Women, of the German Frauen-Bundesliga, today launched a strategic alliance that will see the two clubs collaborate and coordinate technical and business resources ...


 
Chicago-Fire-FC-sign-midfielder-and-Chicago-native-Brian-Gutierrez-to-new-contract

  Chicago Fire FC sign midfielder and Chicago native Brian Gutierrez to new contract

-- From a press release

CHICAGO—Chicago Fire FC announced that the club has signed homegrown midfielder Brian Gutierrez to a new four-year contract. Gutierrez, a Chicago native who was born in Berwyn, is now under contact with the club through the ...


 
Anti-LGBTQ-newspapers-reach-area-households

  Anti-LGBTQ+ newspapers reach area households

Several households in the Chicago and collar counties have received what are ostensibly newspapers, but are actually anti-LGBTQ+ mailers created and paid for by GOP supporters. Area media reported the week of Sept. 5 that various ...


 
Pritzker-appoints-Isoye-to-chair-the-Illinois-State-Board-of-Education

  Pritzker appoints Isoye to chair the Illinois State Board of Education

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker appointed Dr. Steven Isoye, a former educator and superintendent, to chair the Illinois State Board of Education, effective immediately. Isoye follows in the footsteps of Darren Reisberg, a member of the LGBTQ+ ...


 
Lightfoot-names-Timmy-Knudsen-as-43rd-Ward-alderperson-

  Lightfoot names Timmy Knudsen as 43rd Ward alderperson

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot announced that Timmy Knudsen—a resident of the Lincoln Park and Old Town community for nearly a decade, as well as the chairman of the Zoning Board of Appeals—will serve as the new ...


 
Andersonville-Arts-Weekend-to-take-place-Sept-30--Oct-2

  Andersonville Arts Weekend to take place Sept. 30 - Oct. 2

-- From a press release

CHICAGO—The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce (ACC), in partnership with The Bramble Arts Loft and Connect Gallery, is welcoming back its 18th annual Andersonville Arts Weekend, with the neighborhood transformed into ...


 
Mercury-Theater-Chicago-announces-fun-enhancements-to-the-Clue-live-on-stage-experience

  Mercury Theater Chicago announces fun enhancements to the Clue live on-stage experience

-- From a press release

Chicago (September 16, 2022) — Mercury Theater Artistic Director Christopher Chase Carter, Managing Director Kristi J. Martens and Executive Producers L. Walter Stearns and Eugene Dizon have announced fun experiences ...


 
HRC-Chicago-dinner-set-for-Nov-12-

  HRC Chicago dinner set for Nov. 12

The Human Rights Chicago (HRC) Dinner & Auction will take place Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park, 200 N. Columbus Dr., at 5:30 p.m., with the main program starting at 7 p.m. The ...


 
SPORTS-Packers-beat-Bears-again-White-Sox-win-while-Cubs-lose

  SPORTS Packers beat Bears (again); White Sox win while Cubs lose

On Sept. 18, the Chicago Bears (1-1) lost to their hated archrival, the Green Bay Packers (1-1), 27-10 in Wisconsin in front of a national audience. Aaron Jones rushed for 132 yards and a touchdown and ...


 
ELECTIONS-Republicans-may-control-Illinois-Supreme-Court-after-November-

  ELECTIONS Republicans may control Illinois Supreme Court after November

For the first time since 1969, the Illinois Supreme Court may have a Republican majority after the November elections. Two seats are open on the court that cover large sections of the Chicago suburbs, WBEZ noted—and ...


 
LGBTQ-Victory-Fund-endorses-Lightfoot-

  LGBTQ Victory Fund endorses Lightfoot

LGBTQ Victory Fund, the only national organization dedicated to electing LGBTQ+ leaders to public office, endorsed Lori Lightfoot for Chicago mayor. Since her historic victory in 2019, Lightfoot has remained the nation's highest-ranking out LGBTQ+ may ...


 
LOCAL-SPORTS-Soccer-teams-fall-MLB-teams-have-mixed-results-NU-stunned-

  LOCAL SPORTS Soccer teams fall; MLB teams have mixed results; NU stunned

Sept. 17 was a down day for most of Chicago's sports teams. —At Soldier Field, the Chicago Fire FC (9-15-8, 35 points) fell 3-2 to Charlotte FC (12-17-2, 38 points). With the loss, the Fire were ...


 
Actress-singer-advocate-Lynda-Carter-honored-at-National-Museum-of-Mexican-Art

  Actress/singer/advocate Lynda Carter honored at National Museum of Mexican Art

On Sept. 17, iconic actress, award-winning producer and accomplished singer Lynda Carter received the prestigious Sor Juana Legacy Award from the National Museum of Mexican Art. In a sold-out lunch and interview program held in the ...


 
Suburban-priest-once-again-faces-sexual-assault-allegations-

  Suburban priest once again faces sexual-assault allegations

A priest in the Chicago suburbs is on leave once again after sexual-assault allegations have been leveled against him, according to ABC 7 Chicago. Father David Ryan, the pastor at Lake Zurich's Saint Francis de Sales ...


 
Elle-Lett-keynotes-Transgender-Health-Equity-in-Troubled-Times-at-symposium

  Elle Lett keynotes 'Transgender Health Equity in Troubled Times' at symposium

Statistician, epidemiologist, physician-in-training and Boston Children's Hospital post-doctoral fellow Elle Lett kicked off the eighth annual Midwest LGBTQ+ Health Symposium with a keynote, "Transgender Health Equity in Troubled Times," on ...


 
ART-Jonathan-D-Katz-previews-his-upcoming-First-Homosexuals-exhibit

  ART Jonathan D. Katz previews his upcoming 'First Homosexuals' exhibit

Activist, art historian, educator and writer Jonathan D. Katz's new exhibit, "The First Homosexuals: Global Depictions of a New Identity, 1869-1930," will be available to see at Wrightwood 659, 659 W. Wrightwood Ave., on Fridays and ...


 
THEATER-Cabaret-at-Metropolis-through-Oct-22-

  THEATER 'Cabaret' at Metropolis through Oct. 22

Musical Broadway classic and hit film Cabaret re-creates the decadent and complicated world of 1929 Berlin at the Arlington Heights venue Metropolis Performing Arts Centre through Oct. 22. Cabaret is Kander and Ebb's legendary musical masterpiece ...


 
Chicago-International-Film-Festival-founder-talks-about-memoir-coming-out-at-event-

  Chicago International Film Festival founder talks about memoir, coming out at event

Michael Kutza—who founded the Chicago International Film Festival almost six decades ago—told stories about his long, award-winning career in the film industry Sept. 14 at Center on Halsted and signed copies of his new memoir, Starstruck. ...


 
The-Wizards-a-genderqueer-play-that-examines-racism-to-run-Oct-14-Nov-19-

  'The Wizards,' a genderqueer play that examines racism, to run Oct. 14-Nov. 19

The Wizards, written by Ricardo Gamboa and directed by Katrina Dion, will run at the APO Cultural Center, 1438 W. 18th St., on Oct. 14-Nov. 19. The production follows Amado and Sam (played by Gamboa and ...


 
Four-LGBTQ-alderpeople-among-those-forgoing-pay-raises-

  Four LGBTQ+ alderpeople among those forgoing pay raises

LGBTQ+ Alds. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa (35th Ward), Raymond Lopez (15th), Maria Hadden (49th) and Tom Tunney (44th) are among 17 of the 50 members of the Chicago City Council who are forgoing raises that would have hiked ...


 
Skys-Parker-named-to-All-WNBA-First-Team

  Sky's Parker named to All-WNBA First Team

The Chicago Sky's Candace Parker was named to the 2022 All-WNBA First Team. This is Parker's seventh time being named to the All-WNBA First Team, previously being named in 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017 and 2020. ...


 
ART-Nick-Cave-retrospective-Forothermore-to-close-at-MCA-on-Oct-2

  ART Nick Cave retrospective 'Forothermore' to close at MCA on Oct. 2

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA) and celebrated Chicago artist Nick Cave announced that the blockbuster exhibition, Forothermore, must close at the MCA on Sunday, Oct. 2. The most comprehensive survey of Cave's work to ...


 
Gov-Pritzker-adjusts-COVID-19-requirements-to-address-current-needs

  Gov. Pritzker adjusts COVID-19 requirements to address current needs

-- From a press release

Chicago — As part of his continuing plan to carefully unwind the state's COVID-19 executive orders, Gov. JB Pritzker updated testing requirements for school and childcare personnel, rescinding the requirement ...


 





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