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Good-News-cannabis-brand-unveils-interactive-Pride-mural

  Good News cannabis brand unveils interactive Pride mural

A "Spread Good News This Pride" community mural was unveiled at 3524 N. Clark St. in Lakeview June 10. The Cresco Labs Good News cannabis brand sponsored the mural, which queer Chicago artist Zeye One created. ...


 
Pritzker-Military-Museum-to-hold-panel-on-Department-of-Defense-and-transgender-employees

  Pritzker Military Museum to hold panel on Department of Defense and transgender employees

--From a press release

CHICAGO, June 8, 2021 — The Pritzker Military Museum & Library is proud to present a panel discussion, "Exploring the Intersection of the U.S. Military and the LGBTQ Community," on Wednesday, June 23rd at Noon CDT ...


 
Howard-Brown-Health-announces-first-Fellowship-Class-of-Future-Public-Leaders-Program

  Howard Brown Health announces first Fellowship Class of Future Public Leaders Program

--From a Howard Brown Health press release

(Chicago, Ill., June 7, 2021) - Howard Brown Health is honored to announce the first six fellows to receive paid internships as part of the Gregory Shapen Public Health Fellowship Endowment Fund. The program was established ...


 
Tracy-Young-DJ-on-Kim-Zolciak-pronouns-and-Pride-in-the-Park

  Tracy Young: DJ on Kim Zolciak, pronouns and 'Pride in the Park'

From DJ Steve Aoki throwing rainbow cakes into the crowd to drag queens keeping the party pumping for two fun filled days in 2019 at the Petrillo Music Shell stage in Grant Park, music has quickly ...


 
Actor-artist-creates-huge-mural-for-new-Steppenwolf-center

  Actor/artist creates huge mural for new Steppenwolf center

Chicago-based artist/actor Tony Fitzpatrick has created a massive mural for the exterior of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's new Arts and Education Center, 1646 N. Halsted St. Commissioned by Steppenwolf as a highly visible public-art installation for th ...


 
MUSIC-Adam-Lambert-Billy-Porter-Demi-Lovato-part-of-4th-Annual-Stonewall-Day

  MUSIC Adam Lambert, Billy Porter, Demi Lovato part of 4th Annual Stonewall Day

On June 6, Pride Live held the 4th annual Stonewall Day event—a global campaign to elevate awareness and support for the Stonewall legacy and the continuing fight for full LGBTQ+ equality. This year, Pride Live teamed ...


 
Buffalo-Grove-holds-Pride-Drive

  Buffalo Grove holds Pride Drive

On June 6, a Pride Drive took place in Buffalo Grove. More than 100 residential and commercial properties were decorated with pride decor, balloon art by Balloons by Tommy, music, rainbow treats and more. The Pride ...


 
NBC-Out-releases-annual-Pride30-list

  NBC Out releases annual #Pride30 list

--From a press release

NBC Out, part of NBCNews.com, has released its annual #Pride30 list, recognizing members of the LGBTQ community around the world who are making a difference. This year's list honors 30 lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer ...


 
Peoples-Pride-to-replace-corporate-parade-this-June

  "People's Pride" to replace corporate parade this June

--From a press release

LGBTQ activists organizing under the banner #PrideWithoutPrejudice, who proudly participated in the year-long #blacklivesmatter uprising since George Floyd's murder by police, are organizing two inclusive "People's Pride" actions in the ...


 
Skys-slide-hits-six-with-overtime-loss

  Sky's slide hits six with overtime loss

The Chicago Sky started the season with two wins, but now have dropped six consecutive games—the latest being a 77-74 overtime loss to the Phoenix Mercury on June 3. The Sky and Mercury finished a two-game ...


 
Cook-County-commissioners-mark-Pride-Month

  Cook County commissioners mark Pride Month

On June 1, Cook County commissioners held a flag-raising event at Daley Plaza to celebrate Pride Month. Among those who spoke were openly gay Commissioner Kevin Morrison. In part, he said, "By raising the rainbow flag, ...


 
Chipotle-partners-with-Chicagos-Kim-Chi-and-other-queens-for-Pride-Month

  Chipotle partners with Chicago's Kim Chi and other queens for Pride Month

Chipotle Mexican Grill announced it will celebrate drag culture and support affiliated LGBTQIA+ organizations throughout June's Pride Month. The brand will offer two events: Chipotle Queen of Pride and a special Chipotle Drag Lunch. The celebration ...


 
Jay-Espano-named-Artistic-Director-of-PrideArts-planning-2021-22-season

  Jay Españo named Artistic Director of PrideArts, planning 2021-22 season

--From a press release

CHICAGO — Jay Espano, a Chicago actor, director, and filmmaker whose theater training includes education in The Philippines as well as an MFA from Chicago's Columbia College, has been named Artistic Director of PrideArts. Cheri Tatar, ...


 
Howard-Brown-partners-launch-research-collaborative-on-COVID-and-LGBTQs

  Howard Brown, partners launch research collaborative on COVID and LGBTQs

In order to bridge the gap in knowledge about COVID-19 health experiences for LGBTQ people, five federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) that specialize in reducing barriers to care for LGBTQ populations—along with The PRIDE Study, the ...


 
VIRTUAL-CONCERT-Lyric-Opera-airing-The-New-Classics-on-June-10

  VIRTUAL CONCERT Lyric Opera airing 'The New Classics' on June 10

On Thursday, June 10, The Lyric Opera will air airtual cabaret featuring Broadway and Lyric artists in "The New Classics: Songs from the New Golden Age of Musical Theater." The event will start at 7 p.m ...


 
DANCE-Joffrey-Academy-seeking-submissions-from-minority-applicants-for-competition

  DANCE Joffrey Academy seeking submissions from minority applicants for competition

The Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, has announced a national call for ALAANA (African, Latinx, Asian, Arab and Native American) artists to submit applications for The Joffrey Academy's Twelfth Annual Winning ...


 
Only-one-of-Chicagos-MLB-teams-has-a-Pride-Night-planned

  Only one of Chicago's MLB teams has a Pride Night planned

According to an Outsports article, 17 Major League Baseball (MLB) teams will hold Pride Nights this season. The Chicago Cubs would be one of those teams, with its Aug. 25 game against the Colorado Rockies marking ...


 
Gov-Pritzker-unveils-newest-budget

  Gov. Pritzker unveils newest budget

--From a press release

SPRINGFIELD — As the 2021 legislative session comes to a close, Governor JB Pritzker discussed progress for Illinois families: particularly a historic and fiscally responsible state budget that pays down ...


 
Contradicting-Vatican-US-Catholics-to-bless-LGBTQ-people-at-start-of-Pride-month

  Contradicting Vatican, U.S. Catholics to bless LGBTQ+ people at start of Pride month

--From a press release

In response to the Vatican's March statement that blessings for same-sex couples are not possible under Church teaching, hundreds of Catholics across the U.S. have signed up to participate in an online blessing service to mark ...


 
Wisconsin-Governor-blocks-use-of-federal-money-for-conversion-therapy-for-minors

  Wisconsin Governor blocks use of federal money for conversion therapy for minors

--From a press release

MADISON, WI — Today, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers signed an Executive Order directing the Department of Health Services (DHS), the Department of Children and Families (DCF), and the Department of ...


 
GLAAD-at-Pride-Protect-the-most-vulnerable-among-us

  GLAAD at Pride: Protect the most vulnerable among us

--From a press release

New York, NY - Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, today released a statement to honor the start of Pride Month, highlighting the ...


 
Chicago-drag-personality-and-store-offer-Bella-Box-by-Denali

  Chicago drag personality and store offer 'Bella Box by Denali'

Chicago drag queen/figure skater Denali Foxx (from season 13 of RuPaul's Drag Race) is partnering with the Chicago "highbrid" boutique Canna Bella Lux and the Chicago LGBTQ+ collective Peach Presents on the Bella Box by Denali—a ...


 
White-Party-organizer-Jeffrey-Sanker-dies

  White Party organizer Jeffrey Sanker dies

Gay circuit-party impresario Jeffrey Sanker—owner of the Los Angeles-based White Party Entertainment company—died May 28 after a long battle with liver cancer, the Los Angeles Blade reported. The Blade said ...


 
Red-Stars-St-Georges-chosen-for-Canadian-national-team

  Red Stars' St. Georges chosen for Canadian national team

Canada Soccer announced the Women's National Team roster for two international friendly matches that will take place during the June FIFA international window—and Chicago Red Stars defender Bianca St. Georges was selected as part of the ...


 
Secretary-of-state-forum-on-June-5

  Secretary of state forum on June 5

To kick off the 2022 midterm elections, the Cook County Democratic Party is hosting the party's first Secretary of State Forum on Saturday, June 5, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Chair Toni Preckwinkle will moderate the event on ...


 
Older-LGBT-people-twice-as-likely-to-be-laid-off-during-the-pandemic-as-non-LGBT-people

  Older LGBT people twice as likely to be laid off during the pandemic as non-LGBT people

--From a press release

Older LGBT people twice as likely to be laid off during the pandemic as non-LGBT people Data collected in fall 2020 finds that LGBT people ages 45 and older—in particular older LGBT people of color—have disproportionately ...


 
ARTS-New-cabaret-series-Emerge-taking-place-this-summer

  ARTS New cabaret series 'Emerge' taking place this summer

Labyrinth Arts and Performance Collective (LAPC) will present Emerge—a new cabaret series of live music and performance art—on June 11, July 9 and Aug. 13 at 10 p.m. in the cabaret space of Pork Chop, 1132 ...


 
Northlight-Theatre-to-open-its-2021-2022-season-in-September

  Northlight Theatre to open its 2021-2022 season in September

--From a press release

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces its 2021-2022 season, opening with the tour-de-force musical Songs for Nobodies, by Joanna ...


 
HRC-leading-policy-health-organizations-call-for-LGBTQ-inclusive-sexual-education

  HRC, leading policy, health organizations call for LGBTQ-inclusive sexual education

--From a press release

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


 
ARTS-Teatro-ZinZanni-returning-July-8

  ARTS 'Teatro ZinZanni' returning July 8

Teatro ZinZanni is returning to the Chicago Loop with new acts and a unique, immersive dining and live entertainment experience. Its brand-new show begins July 8 in the Spiegeltent ZaZou, located on the 14th floor in ...


 
Court-Theatre-announces-return-to-live-theatrical-programming-for-2021-22

  Court Theatre announces return to live theatrical programming for 2021/22

--From a press release

COURT THEATRE ANNOUNCES 2021/22 SEASON, RETURN TO LIVE PROGRAMMING Chicago, IL - Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, and Executive Director Angel Ysaguirre, announces a return to live ...


 
ARTS-Black-Tie-and-Sneaker-Ball-on-July-9

  ARTS 'Black Tie and Sneaker Ball' on July 9

The Art of Giving Foundation—dedicated to funding local art programs and artists in need of seed funding to launch or maintain social initiative programs that benefit their communities—announced its second annual fundraising gala, the "Black Tie ...


 
West-Hollywood-celebrates-Pride-on-Harvey-Milk-Day-honors-Lady-Gaga-and-The-Abbey

  West Hollywood celebrates Pride on Harvey Milk Day, honors Lady Gaga and The Abbey

Each year in California, the City of West Hollywood celebrates the artistic contributions of the LGBTQ community with its 40-day-long One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival. The festival kicked off on Harvey Milk Day (May ...


 
Mayor-Lightfoot-Dept-of-Housing-announce-798-M-rental-assistance

  Mayor Lightfoot, Dept of Housing announce $79.8 M rental assistance

--From a press release

MAYOR LIGHTFOOT AND CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING ANNOUNCE $79.8 MILLION IN HOUSING RENTAL ASSISTANCE The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) will provide up to 15 months of rental assistance for renters and landlords impacted by COVID-19 ...


 
NATIONAL-Victory-Institute-activists-pass-on-Mikayla-Miller-Nina-West

  NATIONAL Victory Institute, activists pass on, Mikayla Miller, Nina West

On May 2, The Victory Institute inducted 21 leaders to its newly formed LGBTQ Victory Hall of Fame, according to PrideSource.com. Twenty members were inducted as part of the founding class while U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin ...


 
MUSIC-Cant-Cancel-Pride-to-include-Ricky-Martin-Demi-Lovato-Lil-Nas-X

  MUSIC 'Can't Cancel Pride' to include Ricky Martin, Demi Lovato, Lil Nas X

Ricky Martin, Demi Lovato, Lil Nas X and Pink are among the artists who will perform or appear at "Can't Cancel Pride," a virtual relief benefit for the LGBTQ+ community from P&G and iHeartMedia, Variety reported. ...


 
About-Face-Theatre-starts-Green-Room-Collective-for-LGBTQ-arts-leadership-development

  About Face Theatre starts Green Room Collective for LGBTQ+ arts leadership development

--From a press release

CHICAGO (May 19, 2021) — About Face Theatre announces the launch of the Green Room Collective, a new program for early career LGBTQ+ arts leaders. This program builds on over two decades of leadership development work ...


 
International-Day-Against-Homophobia-Transphobia-and-Biphobia-observed-May-17

  International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia observed May 17

--From May17.org

LGBTQI+ networks, individuals and allies from around the world took part in the 2021 International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia again this year on May 17. The theme for this year's events was "Together: Resisting, ...


 
Steppenwolf-announces-The-Loft-youth-art-competition

  Steppenwolf announces The Loft, youth art competition

--From a press release

CHICAGO (May 19, 2021)—Steppenwolf Theatre Company, the nation's premier ensemble theater company, is excited to announce initial programming details for The Loft, its first-ever dedicated education space that encompasses the ...


 
US-State-Dept-reverses-citizenship-policy-involving-children

  U.S. State Dept. reverses citizenship policy involving children

The State Department will now grant U.S. citizenship to children born overseas to same-and opposite-sex U.S. couples through in vitro fertilization, surrogacy and other assisted reproductive technology, ABC News reported. The new policy comes after the ...


 
Next-OUTspoken-event-taking-place-June-1

  Next OUTspoken event taking place June 1

OUTspoken will provide four tales of fun and fortune from an LGBTQ+ perspective on Tuesday, June 1, starting at 7 p.m. on Zoom. This program is free. Interested parties can go to Facebook, log on to ...


 
MUSIC-Lightfoot-Arwady-officially-announce-return-of-Lollapalooza

  MUSIC Lightfoot, Arwady officially announce return of Lollapalooza

On May 18, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Allison Arwady and Lollapalooza organizers announced that the festival will return to Grant Park at full capacity July 29-Aug. 1. The lineup will ...


 
Women-and-Children-First-hosts-Documenting-LGBTQ-Histories-virtual-panel

  Women and Children First hosts 'Documenting LGBTQ+ Histories' virtual panel

To celebrate the release of Diana Souhami's book No Modernism Without Lesbians, Women and Children First hosted a "Documenting LGBTQ+ Histories" virtual panel May 16. Gerber/Hart Library and Archives volunteer ...


 
Loving-The-Exhibition-A-Photographic-History-of-Men-in-Love-1850s-1950s

  Loving: The Exhibition, A Photographic History of Men in Love 1850s-1950s

--From a press release

Hogarth Worldwide (https://www.hogarthww.com), world leader in creative production, will host the inaugural exhibition for LOVING. A Photographic History of Men in Love in their 30,000 square foot facility in midtown ...


 
Gov-Pritzker-aligns-Illinois-with-CDC-guidance-for-fully-vaccinated-people

  Gov. Pritzker aligns Illinois with CDC guidance for fully vaccinated people

--From a press release

SPRINGFIELD — Following guidance from the CDC that fully vaccinated people can stop wearing a mask and practicing social distancing in most indoor and outdoor settings, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public ...


 
Windy-City-Times-first-cover-available-as-NFT

  Windy City Times' first cover available as NFT

The first cover of the Chicago LGBTQ newspaper Windy City Times is being made available as the company's first NFT, or non-fungible token. NFTs have recently been successfully tested by various artists and media companies, including ...


 
Windy-City-Times-first-cover-available-as-NFT

  Windy City Times' first cover available as NFT

The first cover of the Chicago LGBTQ newspaper Windy City Times is being made available as the company's first NFT, or non-fungible token. NFTs have recently been successfully tested by various artists and media companies, including ...


 
WORLD-Toronto-schools-shocking-death-trans-women-sentenced-Elton-John

  WORLD: Toronto schools, shocking death, trans women sentenced, Elton John

The Toronto Catholic District School Board plans to celebrate Pride Month every June, starting this year, CBC.ca reported. The board's trustees voted in favor of flying rainbow flags outside its office and all of its schools ...


 
Don-Lemon-announces-end-of-CNN-Tonight-91UPDATE93

  Don Lemon announces end of 'CNN Tonight' [UPDATE]

CNN host Don Lemon insisted he is not leaving the network after claiming on his show on May 14 that "changes are coming," according to Newsweek. In part, he said, "It's been really, really great. This ...


 
US-House-GOPs-select-Stefanik-to-succeed-Cheney

  U.S. House GOPs select Stefanik to succeed Cheney

On May 14, House Republicans voted to elevate Rep. Elise Stefanik to the number-three leadership position of conference chair, CNN.com reported. The development happened after the party, on May 12, ousted U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney from ...


 
Black-Lives-Black-Words-Intl-Project-Writers-Theatre-to-premier-Ride-Share

  Black Lives, Black Words Int'l Project, Writers Theatre to premier Ride Share

--From a press release

Glencoe, IL— Black Lives, Black Words co-founders Reginald Edmund and Simeilia Hodge-Dallaway and Writers Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce Ride Share, a new ...


 
Gov-Pritzker-confirms-Illinois-will-enter-Bridge-Phase-of-reopening-May-14

  Gov. Pritzker confirms Illinois will enter Bridge Phase of reopening May 14

--From a press release

CHICAGO —Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) confirmed today the entire state will move into the Bridge Phase of the Restore Illinois reopening plan tomorrow, Friday, May 14. The Bridge ...


 
FILM-Tello-Films-founder-starts-new-production-entity

  FILM Tello Films founder starts new production entity

Veteran filmmaker Christin Baker, who launched the successful LGBTQ+, SVOD platform, Tello Films, in 2009—the first network dedicated to telling stories featuring and about lesbian/queer women—announced the launch of a ...


 
Federal-judge-hears-incarcerated-trans-womans-motion

  Federal judge hears incarcerated trans woman's motion

On May 12, a federal judge heard an emergency motion in a case charging the Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) with violating the constitutional rights of Ashley Diamond—a Black transgender woman currently incarcerated in a men's ...


 
Biden-to-nominate-Lhamon-to-lead-the-DoEs-Office-for-Civil-Rights

  Biden to nominate Lhamon to lead the DoE's Office for Civil Rights

President Joe Biden plans to nominate Catherine Lhamon to lead the Department of Education's (DoE's) Office for Civil Rights, NBC News reported. If confirmed, Lhamon would have a highly visible role in determining how the federal ...


 
Pritzker-announces-Time-for-Me-to-Drive-campaignto-jump-start-Illinois-tourism

  Pritzker announces 'Time for Me to Drive' campaign to jump-start Illinois tourism

Gov. JB Pritzker joined the Illinois Office of Tourism and industry leaders to kick off "Time for Me to Drive"—a new campaign to promote the return of travel across the state. In its first new campaign ...


 
GOP-ousts-Liz-Cheney-from-leadership-role

  GOP ousts Liz Cheney from leadership role

On May 12, U.S. House Republicans voted quickly to remove U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney as their number-three leader over her repeated criticism of Donald Trump—a massive shakeup that ties the party tighter to Trump and threatens ...


 
UK-to-ban-conversion-therapy

  UK to ban conversion therapy

Britain will move to ban conversion therapy and provide more support to those in the LGBT community who have undergone the treatment, as part of its post-pandemic government agenda, Reuters reported. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government ...


 
Gov-Pritzker-announces-1B-in-Rebuild-Illinois-grants-for-Local-infrastructure-projects

  Gov. Pritzker announces $1B in Rebuild Illinois grants for Local infrastructure projects

--From a press release

CHAMPAIGN — As summer construction season ramps up, Gov. JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) today announced the fourth round of $250 million in Rebuild Illinois funded grants is available to advance municipal, ...


 
Wisdom-Awards-celebrates-accomplishments-of-Black-LGBTQ-women-elders

  Wisdom Awards celebrates accomplishments of Black LGBTQ+ women elders

--From a press release

On Sunday, May 16, at 12 p.m. (ET), the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) and AARP will host the virtual Black Women Legendary Elders Wisdom Awards ceremony and virtual tea party in commemoration of National LGBTQ+ ...


 
Gerber-Hart-holding-large-book-sale-exhibit-viewing-June-6

  Gerber/Hart holding large book sale/exhibit viewing June 6

Gerber/Hart Library and Archives, 6500 N. Clark St., is holding a one-day book sale is returning on Sunday, June 6, 12-4 p.m., in the library reading room. Extra tables will be set up to significantly increase ...


 
HHS-Prohibition-on-sex-discrimination-includes-sexual-orientation-gender-identity

  HHS: Prohibition on sex discrimination includes sexual orientation, gender identity

--From a press release

Washington D.C. — Today, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that the Office for Civil Rights will interpret and enforce Section 1557 and Title IX's prohibitions on discrimination based on sex to include: (1) ...


 
WORLD-Parenting-news-Tonga-activist-pension-fight-drag-personality

  WORLD Parenting news, Tonga activist, pension fight, drag personality

A Croatian court has ruled that same-sex partners can now adopt children, backing a same-sex couple in their five-year fight for the right to family life, Openly News reported. On April 21, Zagreb's Administrative Court ruled ...


 
NATIONAL-Military-bill-LGBTQ-teen-trans-deaths-Pride-items-childrens-book

  NATIONAL Military bill, LGBTQ teen, trans deaths, Pride items, children's book

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill that directs the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs in the Garden State to assist former Armed Forces service members who were denied an honorable discharge due to ...


 
Citadel-Theatre-to-return-in-fall-with-a-four-show-2021-22-season

  Citadel Theatre to return in fall with a four-show 2021-22 season

--From a press release

LAKE FOREST, IL - Citadel Theatre Company will return to live, in-person, indoor performances in September with a season of four productions — three plays plus the company's traditional holiday musical - according to Artistic Director ...


 
ART-Frida-Kahlo-Timeless-June-5-Sept-6-in-Glen-Ellyn

  ART 'Frida Kahlo: Timeless' June 5-Sept. 6 in Glen Ellyn

The Cleve Carney Museum of Art (CCMA) and the McAninch Arts Center (MAC) at the College of DuPage (COD) will host "Frida Kahlo: Timeless" June 5-Sept. 6 in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Featuring 26 original works on ...


 
Dining-Out-for-Life-taking-place-May-16-22

  Dining Out for Life taking place May 16-22

The annual event Dining Out for Life will take place May 16-22 throughout Chicago and Evanston. Participants dine in, order takeout/delivery or purchase gift cards from their favorite restaurants and donate directly to TPAN to support ...


 
COVID-Illinois-to-partially-relax-restrictions-May-14-may-fully-reopen-June-11

  COVID Illinois to partially relax restrictions May 14, may fully reopen June 11

On May 6, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker announced the entire state will move into the Bridge Phase of the Restore Illinois reopening plan beginning Friday, May 14. The Bridge Phase will allow for expanded capacity limits ...


 
Cast-announced-for-May-18-virtual-reading-of-JEFFREY

  Cast announced for May 18 virtual reading of JEFFREY

--From a press release

CHICAGO — PrideArts today announced the full cast for its upcoming reading of Paul Rudnick's comedy JEFFREY. David Belew, founder and former artistic director of Eclectic Full Contact Theatre, will direct a cast that will include ...


 
Mayor-Lightfoot-DCASE-announce-Chicago-summer-events

  Mayor Lightfoot, DCASE announce Chicago summer events

--From a press release

CHICAGO — Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), Choose Chicago, and Chicago's cultural community today announced "Open Culture" — the next phase of ...


 
Art-on-theMART-to-project-Obamas-Frida-Kahlo

  Art on theMART to project Obamas, Frida Kahlo

In partnership with Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, Art on theMART today announced two major new additions to its summer program: The Obama Portraits (debuting June 17) and Frida Kahlo (starting July 5). ...


 
ART-Terra-Foundation-awards-25M-for-permanent-collection-projects

  ART Terra Foundation awards $2.5M for permanent collection projects

The Terra Foundation for American Art announced the awarding of nearly $2.5 million in grants to 35 arts and cultural organizations throughout the country. These grants support projects through the foundation's new two-year exhibition grant initiative ...


 
Old-Town-Art-Fair-returns-June-12-13-pre-registration-opens-Saturday

  Old Town Art Fair returns June 12, 13, pre-registration opens Saturday

--From a press release

Chicago, IL — The Old Town Art Fair (OTAF) and its sponsoring organization, the Old Town Triangle Association (OTTA) celebrated the announcement from Mayor Lori Lightfoot and DCASE that the Old Town Art Fair will return ...


 
DePaul-Art-Museum-to-reopen-May-14

  DePaul Art Museum to reopen May 14

With COVID-19 safety precautions in place, DePaul Art Museum will reopen to in-person viewing Friday, May 14. A pair of exhibitions—"LatinXAmerican" and "Claudia Peña Salinas: Quetzalli"—will be on display through ...


 
Home-of-LGBTQ-pioneers-Phyllis-Lyon-Del-Martin-first-San-Francisco-lesbian-history-landmark

  Home of LGBTQ pioneers Phyllis Lyon, Del Martin first San Francisco lesbian history landmark

--From a press release

SAN FRANCISCO — On Tuesday, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed an ordinance authored by District 8 Supervisor Rafael Mandelman to designate the former home of pioneering LGBTQ and civil rights activists Phyllis Lyon ...


 





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