Windy City Media Group Frontpage News
Celebrating 30 Years of Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Trans News
home search facebook twitter join
Gay News Sponsor Windy City Times 2019-11-27
DOWNLOAD ISSUE
About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage

Sponsor
Sponsor

  Music           Download Windy City Times PDF               Download Wedding Guide

SHOWBIZ-Jamie-Lee-Curtis-Taylor-Swift-trans-model-activist-Lil-Nas-X

  SHOWBIZ Jamie Lee Curtis, Taylor Swift, trans model/activist, Lil Nas X

Actress Jamie Lee Curtis told interviewer Chris Azzopardi she supports the outing of closeted lawmakers who advocate for anti-LGBTQ causes, The Washington Blade noted. During an interview in support of her knew film, Knives Out, the ...


Queer-as-Polka-Lakeside-Pride-plays-a-new-tune

  Queer as Polka: Lakeside Pride plays a new tune

Kaitlyn Hollysmith has added the "oom-pah-pah" rhythm to the many styles and sounds Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles plays through the new ensemble Queer as Polka. Hollysmith was born and raised in Long Grove, Illinois. In fourth ...


Caucus-launches-The-Prosperity-Project

  Caucus launches The Prosperity Project

Chicago Black Gay Men's Caucus has launched The Prosperity Project—a three-year campaign to eliminate HIV among Black gay, bisexual and same-gender-loving men in Chicagoland. The caucus is asking our Black SGL men about their strengths, weaknesses ...


WINDY-CITY-TIMES-2019-Holiday-Gift-Guide-Part-One-of-Two

  WINDY CITY TIMES 2019 Holiday Gift Guide Part One of Two

Feel the heat We all know the polar vortex may be revisiting sooner rather than letter, so be ready with Heat Holders socks and gloves ( various prices; HeatHolders.com ). The socks, specially developed with cashmere-like ...


Vaginal-Davis-exhibit-at-Art-Institute-in-2020

  Vaginal Davis exhibit at Art Institute in 2020

The Art Institute of Chicago is slated to run "Vaginal Davis: The White to Be Angry" Feb. 1-April 26, 2020. Davis is a key figure in the history of queer music, performance and video art. Naming ...


SHOWBIZ-Will-Grace-LGBTQ-singers-legendary-divas-Ellens-surprise

  SHOWBIZ 'Will & Grace,' LGBTQ singers, legendary divas, Ellen's surprise

Will & Grace will pay tribute to I Love Lucy by building an entire episode around the iconic sitcom this spring, EW reported. In the episode that will air as part of the sitcom's final season, ...


OPERA-REVIEW-Don-Giovanni-

  OPERA REVIEW Don Giovanni

Score: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Libretto: Lorenzo Da Ponte At: Lyric Opera of Chicago, 20 N. Wacker Dr. Tickets: 312-827-5600 or LyricOpera.org; $39-$299. Runs through Dec. 8 When opera companies revive old productions, the original director typically ...


Chicago-Gay-Mens-Chorus-to-present-HOLIDISCO

  Chicago Gay Men's Chorus to present HOLIDISCO

CHICAGO, October 29, 2019 — Chicago Gay Men's Chorus presents HOLIDISCO, running December 6-8, 2019 at three venues in the Chicagoland area. Experience this unforgettable show complete with all the tantalizing glitz and glamour that the ...


Lil-Nas-X-among-Smithsonian-Magazine-2019-American-Ingenuity-Awards-honorees

  Lil Nas X among Smithsonian Magazine 2019 American Ingenuity Awards honorees

Washington, D.C. — Nov. 19, 2019 — Smithsonian magazine, the flagship publication of the Smithsonian Institution, today announced the honorees of the eighth annual American Ingenuity Awards. This year's awards honor individuals across seven wide-ranging categories: ...


Brewery-has-Nov-22-event-with-Chicago-House-

  Brewery has Nov. 22 event with Chicago House

Revolution Brewing is again teaming with Chicago House and Social Service Agency to raise funds for HIV/AIDS-affected, disenfranchised individuals as well as the local LGBTQ community. The second annual "We Are Family" fundraising event will take ...


Currie-Darling-in-Chicago-on-Nov-25

  Currie, Darling in Chicago on Nov. 25

Los Angeles-based female rock icons Cherie Currie and Brie Darling are embarking on their first-ever tour together in support of their recently released album, The Motivator—and will perform at City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph St., on ...


Artemis-Singers-part-of-LGBTQIA-improv-show

  Artemis Singers part of LGBTQIA+ improv show

In a return engagement, members of Artemis Singers, Chicago's lesbian feminist chorus, will perform as part of the Friday, Dec. 6, Dreamboat LGBTQIA+ improv show at The iO Theater, 1501 N. Kingsbury St. The show, in ...


The-Joffrey-Ballets-reimagined-classic-The-Nutcracker-begins-Nov-30

  The Joffrey Ballet's reimagined classic The Nutcracker begins Nov. 30

CHICAGO ( NOVEMBER 12, 2019 )— The Joffrey Ballet's critically-acclaimed reimagined classic, The Nutcracker, by Tony Award®-winning choreographer Christopher Wheeldon, returns to open the holiday season at the historic Auditorium Theatre, in downtown Chicago at 50 ...


Chicago-Symphony-Orchestra-Chorus-present-Merry-Merry-Chicago-concerts-

  Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chorus present Merry, Merry Chicago! concerts

CHICAGO—Symphony Center celebrates the 2019 holiday season with programming that offers a wide range of musical experiences perfect for audiences of all ages and tastes, beginning November 29 for Thanksgiving weekend and continuing through December 23. ...


SHOWBIZ-Out-singer-Hamilton-Sense8-Dolly-Parton-Shangela

  SHOWBIZ Out singer, 'Hamilton,' 'Sense8,' Dolly Parton, Shangela

LGBT singer Michael Longoria released a music video for "Kiss Me ( Like They Do In The Movies )," an original song written by Longoria and arranged by James Dobinson, a press release noted. The music ...


Singer-Greyson-Chance-in-Chicago-Nov-29-

  Singer Greyson Chance in Chicago Nov. 29

Out musician Greyson Chance will be performing at Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake St., on Friday, Nov. 29. Doors will open at 7 p.m., and the all-ages show will start at 8 p.m. Chance became famous ...


Vals-halla-Records-to-close-by-Nov-30

  Val's halla Records to close by Nov. 30

Iconic Oak Park store Val's Halla Records will close by Nov. 30, The Chicago Tribune reported. The business has been open for 47 years. Named after founder Val Camilletti, the original Val's Halla opened on July ...


City-of-Chicago-Announces-2020-Festival-Dates

  City of Chicago Announces 2020 Festival Dates

2020 initiatives highlight the "Year of Chicago Music," Chicago's Music Legacy and thousands of public programs in downtown Chicago and across the city's neighborhoods The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events ( DCASE ) is ...


Chicago-Celebrates-Sondheim-Nov-16

  'Chicago Celebrates Sondheim!' Nov. 16

The Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Dr., salutes composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim, who celebrates his 90th birthday this season, with a one-night-only performance on Saturday, Nov. 16, at 8 p.m. Directed and produced by Chicago's ...


SHOWBIZ-Rachel-Weisz-John-Waters-Jeff-Goldblum-Lady-Gaga

  SHOWBIZ Rachel Weisz, John Waters, Jeff Goldblum, Lady Gaga

Oscar-winning actress Rachel Weisz will play Hollywood icon Elizabeth Taylor for female directing duo Bert & Bertie and UK-Australia producing powerhouse See-Saw Films in A Special Relationship, Deadline reported. Slumdog Millionaire scribe Simon Beaufoy has written ...


Opera-Review-Dead-Man-Walking

  Opera Review Dead Man Walking

Score: Jake Heggie; Libretto: Terrence McNally At: Lyric Opera of Chicago, 20 N. Wacker Drive. Tickets: 312-827-5600 or LyricOpera.org; $39-$279. Runs through Nov. 22 Dead Man Walking takes audiences on complex moral journey. And this opera, ...


OCTOBER-CONCERTS-Yoke-Lore-Matt-and-Kim-ayokay-and-Wingtip-San-Fermin-Jonathan-Bree

  OCTOBER CONCERTS Yoke Lore; Matt and Kim; ayokay and Wingtip; San Fermin; Jonathan Bree

As much as I love big spectacular arena-sized concerts, it was a relief to catch a batch of low-key shows in intimate venues last month. The last two weeks of October offered maybe too many options ...


Hozier-in-Chicago-on-Nov-3-4-

  Hozier in Chicago on Nov. 3-4

Multiplatinum singer/songwriter Hozier has added dates to the fall leg of his Wasteland, Baby! Tour—and will perform Sunday-Monday, Nov. 3-4, at the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St. He recently performed at the Chicago musical fest ...


Tegan-and-Sara-discuss-high-school-biography

  Tegan and Sara discuss high school biography

Twin sibling performers Sara and Tegan Quin—aka Tegan and Sara—stopped by the Museum of Contemporary Art on Oct. 15 to discuss their collaborative memoir High School. Tegan said that the duo originally contemplated producing a concept ...


Salute-to-Robert-Ollis-on-Nov-4

  Salute to Robert Ollis on Nov. 4

Pride Films and Plays' 2019 "Simply Sensational" benefit to salute music director Robert Ollis will take place Monday, Nov. 4, at The Broadway, Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway, at 7:30 p.m. Ollis won won the ...


OPERA-Dead-Man-Walking-makes-Lyric-debut

  OPERA 'Dead Man Walking' makes Lyric debut

It has taken nearly two decades for the Lyric Opera of Chicago to finally stage Dead Man Walking. But that's just a blink of an eye considering the more than four centuries of operatic history. Dead ...


Lesbian-Chorus-Artemis-Singers-at-Improv-Comedy-Nov-1-

  Lesbian Chorus Artemis Singers at Improv Comedy Nov. 1

CHICAGO─Members of Artemis Singers, www.artemissingers.org, Chicago's lesbian feminist chorus, will perform as part of the Friday, Nov. 1, Dreamboat LGBTQIA+ improv show at The iO Theatre, Chris Farley Cabaret, 1501 N. Kingsbury St., Chicago. Dreamboat begins ...


NUNN-ON-ONE-MUSIC-Counterfeit-Madison-not-faking-it

  NUNN ON ONE: MUSIC Counterfeit Madison not faking it

Singer Sharon Udoh, also known as Counterfeit Madison, is possibly the most interesting person you will ever meet. Raised in Cincinnati by two Nigerian, extremely religious parents, Udoh wasn't allowed to listen to secular music. She ...


SHOWBIZ-George-Michael-Billy-Porter-Michael-Hutchence-LGBTQ-history-film

  SHOWBIZ George Michael, Billy Porter, Michael Hutchence, LGBTQ-history film

The holiday romantic comedy Last Christmas (starring Emilia Clarke, Emma Thompson and Henry Golding) won't just feature the music of George Michael—it will also include a previously unreleased song by the late queer pop legend, Out.com ...


Honey-West-Freddy-Allen-to-reunite-for-cabaret-performance-at-Drews-

  Honey West, Freddy Allen to reunite for cabaret performance at Drew's

Chicago LGBT Hall of Famer, two-time After Dark Award-winning entertainer Honey West and two- time After Dark Award winner and Chicago Pressie Award Winner for Best Local Entertainer Freddy Allen, reunite for their first Chicago cabaret ...


CONCERTS-Roselit-Bone-and-Reverse-Cowboy-New-Pornographers-Charli-XCX-

  CONCERTS Roselit Bone and Reverse Cowboy; New Pornographers; Charli XCX

Alhough the chilly winds and the abundance of pumpkin-flavored coffee-creamer ads on television have signaled the end of summer, the year for queer music is nowhere near winding down. This summer turned out to be the ...


Artemis-Singers-workshop-Oct-30

  Artemis Singers workshop Oct. 30

As part of its 40th anniversary celebration, Artemis Singers will hold a free workshop at the Harold Washington Library, 400 S. State St., on Wed., Oct. 30, 5-7 p.m., to collect stories from women in the ...


Ravinia-president-CEO-leaving-post-in-2020

  Ravinia president/CEO leaving post in 2020

Ravinia President and CEO Well Kauffman announced Oct. 19 that he will depart the festival upon completing his 20th anniversary year at its helm, following the 2020 season and the opening of the RaviniaMusicBox experience center. ...


Story-Jam-features-local-celebs-in-a-show-to-raise-money-for-immigrant-youth

  Story Jam features local celebs in a show to raise money for immigrant youth

Chicago, IL November 17th, 2019—Story Jam, a show that is part live-lit and part music concert combining storytellers and songwriters with a rocking band, will return to City Winery on Sunday, November 17th at 12pm for ...


Karen-Mason-to-perform-Nov-14

  Karen Mason to perform Nov. 14

Singer and Chicago native Karen Mason—star of musicals Love Never Dies, Mamma Mia!, Hairspray!, Wonderland and Sunset Boulevard—will perform Thursday, Nov. 14,, at 7:30 p.m. at the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 W. Campbell St., Arlington ...


SHOWBIZ-Transparent-Tyler-Perry-Drag-Race-singer-Halsey-

  SHOWBIZ 'Transparent,' Tyler Perry, 'Drag Race,' singer Halsey

The soundtrack to Amazon Prime Video's The Transparent Musicale Finale—the movie musical fantasia of Jill Soloway's series Transparent—is available for streaming and digital purchase in conjunction with the finale premiere on Amazon Prime Video, a press ...


Mixtape-coincides-with-Warhol-exhibit

  Mixtape coincides with Warhol exhibit

As the Warhol exhibit comes to the Art Institute of Chicago this October, DJ Heaven Malone is releasing a mixtape, Factory Girls, honoring the women throughout the decades of The Factory, Warhol's studio. Malone is an ...


Activists-and-Icons-to-end-Oct-27

  'Activists and Icons' to end Oct. 27

"Activists and Icons: The Photographs of Steve Schapiro," an exhibit at Skokie's Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, will close Sunday, Oct. 27. It was originally slated to close June 23. Schapiro, a Chicago-based photographer, has ...


Oct-21-benefit-for-homeless-at-Metro

  Oct. 21 benefit for homeless at Metro

More than 40 Chicago punk, prog, noise, rock and surf musicians—including current and former members of PiL, Naked Raygun and Local H—will perform at a benefit concert to raise money for the Chicago Coalition for the ...


Chicagos-queer-hip-hop-scene-Visibility-evolution-and-culture

  Chicago's queer hip-hop scene: Visibility, evolution and culture

Chicago has long been known as a mecca for hip-hop culture. Within recent years, however, there's been a rise in queer and gender non-conforming hip-hop artists in the city. From Kidd Kenn, who recently signed to ...


Simply-Sensational-Benefit-to-salute-Music-Director-Robert-Ollis-Nov-4

  Simply Sensational Benefit to salute Music Director Robert Ollis Nov. 4

Pride Films and Plays' annual fall benefit, SIMPLY SENSATIONAL, celebrates theater artists who have had a tremendous impact on all they work with. This year's event will honor a beloved figure in the Chicago theater scene ...


SHOWBIZ-Trans-actor-Judy-Concert-for-America-Dolly-Parton

  SHOWBIZ Trans actor, 'Judy,' 'Concert for America,' Dolly Parton

Trans actor Brian Michael Smith was one of three casting announcements made ahead of Fox's 9-1-1 spinoff, Lone Star, which debuts in January, Out.com noted. This next installment in Ryan Murphy's burgeoning franchise will take place ...


Ladysmith-Black-Mambazo-returns-to-Steppenwolf

  Ladysmith Black Mambazo returns to Steppenwolf

Steppenwolf Theatre will hold its world premiere production of Lindiwe—featuring music written and performed by the five-time Grammy winning group Ladysmith Black Mambazo—Nov. 7, 2019-Jan. 5, 2020 in the Downstairs Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St. Written ...


Madonna-at-Chicago-Theatre-now-Oct-16-28-UPDATE

  Madonna at Chicago Theatre now Oct. 16-28 (UPDATE)

In what is being billed as a series of intimate concert experiences, Madonna will perform seven shows on select dates between Oct. 16-28 at the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St. (The show previously scheduled for ...


Mark-Farris-at-Drews-Oct-4-5

  Mark Farris at Drew's Oct. 4-5

Vocalist/musician Mark Farris—who has performed in piano bars and cabaret lounges throughout the world—will return to Chicago cabaret at Drew's On Halsted, 3201 N. Halsted St., on Oct. 4-5 at 8:30 p.m. Farris debuted in 2000 ...


Dont-lose-the-magic-Checking-out-the-Chicago-Magic-Lounge

  Don't lose the magic: Checking out the Chicago Magic Lounge

When Joey Cranford's wife jokingly bought him a magic kit as a Christmas present, she had no idea what she had unleashed. "There was an especially good trick in there," he said, one that spurred the ...


Takei-Elling-at-Oct-14-Galaxy-concert

  Takei, Elling at Oct. 14 'Galaxy' concert

The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra's spectacle "The Galaxy's Greatest Hits"—which will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing—will take place Monday, Oct. 14, at 7:30 p.m. at the Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Ave. ...


SHOWBIZ-Ricky-Martin-Tina-Fey-Lee-Daniels-Megan-Fox

  SHOWBIZ Ricky Martin, Tina Fey, Lee Daniels, Megan Fox

The Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) will honor singer and actor Ricky Martin with the HRC National Visibility Award at HRC's 23rd Annual National Dinner in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 28, a press release noted. ...


Girlpool-dives-into-a-tour-around-the-world

  Girlpool dives into a tour around the world

Los Angeles band Girlpool is made up of only two members, Harmony Tividad and Cleo Tucker. Both sing vocals with Tucker playing guitar and Tividad playing bass. On their second album, Powerplant, Miles Wintner was added ...


Samantha-Sidley-Out-jazz-singer-engages-in-Girl-talk

  Samantha Sidley--Out jazz singer engages in 'Girl' talk

Samantha Sidley is an out jazz vocalist from Los Angeles. Her debut album Interior Person was just released by Me Records—and the lead single from it, "I Like Girls," already makes her a standout from many ...


PERFORMANCE-Johnny-Bash-talks-career-partner-upcoming-show

  PERFORMANCE Johnny Bash talks career, partner, upcoming show

Performing has been a part of Johnny Bash's life since he was a child growing up in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. Since then, Bash has parlayed that into a decade's long career as a singer and entertainer at ...


MUSIC-Looking-back-at-this-years-Riot-Fest

  MUSIC Looking back at this year's Riot Fest

The 14th Annual Riot Fest invaded Douglas Park in west Pilsen Sept. 13-15 and proved that you can please all of the people all of the time. The hard rock/heavy metal/punk festival didn't actually offer anything ...


Operas-of-the-fall

  Operas of the fall

The fall 2019 opera season is already in full swing. There is plenty to take in from the tiniest of fringe companies to the most lavish spectacles filling the stage of the 3,563-seat Civic Opera House. ...


LGBTQ-ally-Amy-Armstrong-talks-cancer-giving-back-Amy-and-Freddy

  LGBTQ ally Amy Armstrong talks cancer, giving back, 'Amy and Freddy'

When LGBTQ ally Amy Armstrong was growing up in Detroit and later Camden, Michigan she dreamed of becoming a performer. Since graduating from Henry Ford Community College and Wayne State University, she has parlayed that into ...


SHOWBIZ-Brandi-Carlile-Karamo-Brown-campy-classic-films-Cara-Delevingne

  SHOWBIZ Brandi Carlile, Karamo Brown, campy classic films, Cara Delevingne

Out Grammy-winning singer, songwriter and performer Brandi Carlile won Artist of the Year at the Americana Music Association Honors & Awards, a press release noted. Carlile also performed "The Mother" at the awards ceremony, which will ...


NUNN-ON-ONE-Lance-Bass-Baptists-Broadway-and-The-Boy-Band-Con

  NUNN ON ONE Lance Bass, Baptists, Broadway and 'The Boy Band Con'

Popular performer Lance Bass wears many hats these days. After rising to fame in the boy band NSYNC, he moved into working in movies and television. Along the way, the Mississippi native even became certified to ...


Get-Out-composer-talks-career-race-and-LGBT-developments

  'Get Out composer talks career, race and LGBT developments

In advance of its 2019-20 season, the Chicago Sinfonietta will perform a live concert screening of Jordan Peele's smash hit film Get Out—conducted by openly gay score composer Michael Abels—at the Auditorium Theatre. Life has taken ...


Opera-Tunes-at-Sidetrack-Oct-6-to-benefit-AIDS-Foundation-of-Chicago

  Opera Tunes at Sidetrack Oct. 6 to benefit AIDS Foundation of Chicago

CHICAGO ( Sept. 12, 2019 ) — Join us for an encore of Opera Tunes at Sidetrack, 3349 N. Halsted St., Chicago. This fundraiser benefiting the AIDS Foundation of Chicago is a spinoff of the video ...


Seventh-annual-Edgewater-Arts-Festival-features-100-artisans

  Seventh annual Edgewater Arts Festival features 100+ artisans

CHICAGO, IL — Edgewater Arts Festival http://www.edgewaterartists.com/ is the premier art-focused, neighborhood festival occurring in the diverse Edgewater neighborhood of Chicago. The seventh annual festival will happen on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 28 and 29, 2019, ...


City-Winery-to-present-Syleena-Johnson-Shemekia-Copeland-Levi-Kreis

  City Winery to present Syleena Johnson, Shemekia Copeland, Levi Kreis

CHICAGO ( Sept. 10, 2019 ) — City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces Grammy-nominated R&B artist Syleena Johnson, Chicago's own Queen of the Blues Shemekia Copeland and more. The show goes on sale to ...


City-to-honor-Ralphi-Rosario-on-Sept-14

  City to honor Ralphi Rosario on Sept. 14

The city will honor house music DJ/producer Ralphi Rosario Saturday, Sept. 14, when the street sign at Boystown's Halsted and Cornelia intersection becomes "Honorary Ralphi 'The Razz' Rosario Blvd." Rosario continues to work as a DJ ...


SHOWBIZ-Designer-dies-Kristen-Stewart-Oprah-Freddie-Mercury

  SHOWBIZ Designer dies, Kristen Stewart, Oprah, Freddie Mercury

Chris March—a costume designer who rose to fame after appearing on season four of Bravo's reality show Project Runway—died of a heart attack on at age 56, Deadline reported. A New York City resident, March was ...


Janus-Camelot-has-female-identifying-Lancelot-

  Janus' 'Camelot' has female-identifying Lancelot

Janus Concert Series ( with Artistic Director Kaitlin Galetti ) kicks off its sophomore season with a full concert production of Lerner and Loewe's musical Camelot. Audiences will note that the role of Lancelot is played ...


Free-Lyric-Opera-concert-Sept-6

  Free Lyric Opera concert Sept. 6

Lyric Opera of Chicago launches its 65th season with the 19th annual Stars of Lyric Opera at Millennium Park concert at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion on Friday, Sept. 6, at 7 p.m. The free outdoor performance, ...


SHOWBIZ-Judy-Jill-Soloway-John-Cameron-Mitchell-Octavia-Spencer

  SHOWBIZ 'Judy,' Jill Soloway, John Cameron Mitchell, Octavia Spencer

Decca and Republic Records announced the release of two star-studded duet, to appear on the brand-new album Judy ( the soundtrack to the film of the same name ), a press release noted. The original soundtrack ...


Daryl-Nitz-sings-the-hits

  Daryl Nitz sings the hits

There's a musical gay duo with a show in town that's celebrating over 1200 performances this year at Davenport's Piano Bar. The After Dark Award-winning Nitz/Howe Experience turns 20 in 2019 and is the longest running ...


SHOWBIZ-Matt-Bomer-Todrick-Hall-Chely-Wright-Drag-Race-US-Open

  SHOWBIZ Matt Bomer, Todrick Hall, Chely Wright, 'Drag Race,' U.S. Open

Matt Bomer will return for the revived Will & Grace's third and final season in the recurring role of McCoy Whitman, NewNowNext.com noted, citing TheWrap. In the second season finale, he and boyfriend Will ( Eric ...


Dozens-of-musicians-in-abortion-rights-ad

  Dozens of musicians in abortion-rights ad

A new full-page ad in Billboard features nearly 140 musicians from genres across the industry opposing restrictions to safe, legal abortion and declaring their strong support for reproductive health and rights, a statement from Planned Parenthood ...


Rapper-KC-Ortiz-paves-a-highway-to-heaven-

  Rapper KC Ortiz paves a highway to heaven

A Queer Pride is starting up a weekly Friday night residency at the new nightclub Le Nocturne in Uptown. The debut event is a fundraiser for LA-based nonprofit Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement. The organization's founder ...


SHOWBIZ-Tituss-Burgess-IMDb-Halsey-Stephen-Colbert-Queer-As-Folk

  SHOWBIZ Tituss Burgess, IMDb, Halsey, Stephen Colbert, 'Queer As Folk'

Quibi has greenlit Dishmantled—described as "a high-octane cooking competition that will literally blow your socks off," with Tituss Burgess ( Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt; 30 Rock ) set to host, Deadline reported. Hosted by Burgess, each episode ...


NUNN-ON-ONE-MUSIC-Michael-Feinstein-The-legend-returns-to-Ravinia

  NUNN ON ONE MUSIC Michael Feinstein, The legend returns to Ravinia

Cabaret king Michael Feinstein returns to Ravinia Festival this month with singer Haley Reinhart in her Ravinia debut. Songs will span over decades of the music Feinstein is known for playing. As the ambassador of the ...


Maria-Callas-hologram-performance-Sept-7

  Maria Callas hologram performance Sept. 7

On Saturday, Sept. 7, at 7:30 p.m., legendary opera diva Maria Callas will return to the Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Upper Wacker Dr.—42 years after her death. "Callas in Concert: The Hologram Tour" will feature ...


Muslim-performers-event-Aug-30-31

  Muslim performers' event Aug. 30-31

On Aug. 30-31, at 8 p.m., the Muslim Writers Collective will host a program at Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., with artists from multiple performative backgrounds. In collaboration with Steppenwolf's LookOut Series, the two-night variety ...


Considering-Matthew-Shepard-concert-st-Ravinia-Festival-Sept-12

  Considering Matthew Shepard concert st Ravinia Festival Sept. 12

On Thursday, Sept. 12, Considering Matthew Shepard will be performed at Ravinia Festival. The concert focuses on the brutal 1998 killing of a 21 year old gay student which attracted the attention of the world for ...


CONCERTS-Activate-Green-Room-Alice-Cooper-Hozier-Parker-Milsap-Hunx

  CONCERTS Activate: Green Room, Alice Cooper, Hozier, Parker Milsap, Hunx

In case you didn't get enough queer cheer in June, July and August came packed with plenty of treats for every persuasion. Fairy godmother Barbra Streisand hit the United Center on Aug. 6, just days after ...







Copyright © 2019 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.

 

 

 

TRENDINGBREAKINGPHOTOS

Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor


 



About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage


About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots      OUT! Guide     
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Subscriptions      Distribution      Windy City Queercast     
Queercast Archives      Advertising  Rates      Deadlines      Advanced Search     
Press  Releases      Event Photos      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Submit an Event      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam      Outguide Categories      Outguide Advertisers      Search Outguide      Travel      Dining Out      Blogs      Spotlight  Video     
Classifieds      Real Estate      Place a  Classified     

Windy City Media Group publishes Windy City Times,
The Bi-Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.