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  Author Rick Karlin speaks about Chicago memoir and local LGBTQ press

Author Rick Karlin was recently interviewed about his 2019 memoir, Paper Cuts, in a online discussion sponsored by Gerber-Hart Library and Archive. Karlin was interviewed by author and historian Owen Keehnen. They opened with a summary ...


 
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  Racial justice coalition urges prosecutor to drop Jussie Smollett charges

--From a press release

CHICAGO — Today, a coalition of racial justice and faith based organizations led by the National Black Justice Coalition and including Black Gifted and Whole, National Center for Lesbian Rights, Community Renewal Society, Black AIDS Institute, ...


 
Racial-justice-coalition-urges-prosecutor-to-drop-Jussie-Smollett-charges

  Racial justice coalition urges prosecutor to drop Jussie Smollett charges

--From a press release

CHICAGO — Today, a coalition of racial justice and faith based organizations led by the National Black Justice Coalition and including Black Gifted and Whole, National Center for Lesbian Rights, Community Renewal Society, Black AIDS Institute, ...


 
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  SAVOR Nonnina: New team maintains high standards

I'm not gonna lie: I was a little concerned about Nonnina (340 N. Clark St.; NonninaChicago.com). News trickled down that the highly esteemed team of Executive Chef Tony Priolo and business partner Ciro Longobardo (who are ...


 
SPECIAL-ISSUE-AIDS-at-40

  SPECIAL ISSUE: AIDS at 40

In this special quarterly issue, produced by Windy City Timesas an insert to the Chicago Reader, Windy City Times speaks with long-term HIV/AIDS survivors, deals with HIV-positive representation in media, checks in on young activists of today ...


 
Forty-years-later-still-a-call-for-accurate-HIV-positive-representation

  Forty years later, still a call for accurate HIV-positive representation

"I can look back at a show like Girlfriends and see how they dramatized living with HIV; how the character made a quick appearance and then died. For the time that it came out in the early 2000s, the reality of ...


 
STILL-HERE-Long-term-HIV-AIDS-survivors-in-Chicago-reflect-on-their-experiences

  STILL HERE: Long-term HIV/AIDS survivors in Chicago reflect on their experiences

When the first reported U.S. cases of what later became known as HIV/AIDS were reported in June 1981, a number of physicians and researchers at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and elsewhere sought to understand ...


 
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  Music Box to run Pedro Almodovar films starting March 12

On Friday, March 12, Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Ave., and Sony Pictures Classics will present Pedro Almodovar's critically acclaimed English-language debut, the short film The Human Voice, starring Tilda Swinton and freely based on ...


 
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  Robin Kelly chosen as new state Democratic Party chair

On March 3, Illinois Democratic leaders selected U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly as their new state party chairman, The Chicago Tribune reported. She succeeds embattled former House Speaker Michael Madigan, who held the post for 23 years. ...


 
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  Niecy Nash to host GLAAD Media Awards April 8; WCT to receive special award

GLAAD announced that out actress/producer Niecy Nash will host the virtual ceremony for the 32nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards, during which Windy City Times will receive a special honor. The organization also announced the awards ceremony ...


 
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  PPIA to feature Lauren Underwood on March 5

Planned Parenthood Illinois Action (PPIA) has announced a special Activist University Extra Credit session featuring Congresswoman Lauren Underwood on Friday, March 5, at 5:30 p.m. Kicking off Women's History Month ...


 
COVID-More-than-100K-United-Center-vaccine-appointments-to-start-March-4-

  COVID More than 100K United Center vaccine appointments to start March 4

More than 100,000 appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations at the United Center's new mass vaccination site will open March 4, NBC Chicago reported. Appointments will open exclusively to Illinois residents age 65 and older at 8:30 a.m. ...


 
COVID-Lightfoot-Bars-restaurants-can-be-at-50-stay-open-until-1-am

  COVID Lightfoot: Bars, restaurants can be at 50%, stay open until 1 a.m.

On March 2, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced that the city will allow bars and restaurants to boost indoor capacity to 50% and remain open until 1 a.m., The Chicago Tribune reported. Lightfoot also will allow ...


 
LGBTQ-heroes-postage-stamp-campaign-launched

  LGBTQ heroes postage stamp campaign launched

--From a press release

San Diego, CA: The United States oldest LGBTQ organization; the International Imperial Court System (IICS) of the United States, Canada, and Mexico (founded in 1965), and the oldest LGBTQ civil rights organization; the National LGBTQ Task ...


 
Chicago-Red-Stars-updates-2021-National-Womens-Soccer-League-preseason-roster-

  Chicago Red Stars updates 2021 National Women's Soccer League preseason roster

--From a press release

Chicago (March 2, 2021) - The Chicago Red Stars have announced the following updates to their 2021 National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) preseason roster. The roster features 32 players including 25 contracted players, a 2021 NWSL ...


 
United-Center-vaccination-appointments-open-Thursday-for-Illinois-seniors

  United Center vaccination appointments open Thursday for Illinois seniors

--From a press release

CHICAGO — Beginning Thursday, March 4 at 8:30 a.m., Illinois seniors can schedule their first COVID-19 vaccine appointment at the United Center vaccine site, which will begin to administer a limited number of vaccines on March ...


 
Sisters-in-Cinema-brings-back-Learn-Earn-Program-Sisters-in-Cinema-Newsroom-

  Sisters in Cinema brings back Learn & Earn Program: Sisters in Cinema Newsroom

--From a press release

CHICAGO, IL- Sisters in Cinema, a Chicago-based 501 (c)3 recently in the news for breaking ground on their new Media Arts Center, is proud to announce the return of their Sisters in Cinema Newsroom Program, and ...


 
Howard-Brown-Health-expands-access-to-medical-care-of-sexual-assault-survivors-

  Howard Brown Health expands access to medical care of sexual-assault survivors

Howard Brown Health is now providing access to medical forensic exams and evidence collection for survivors of sexual assault on the North and South sides of Chicago through its In Power program. Together with local rape-crisis ...


 
Treasurer-Frerichs-honors-Illinois-leaders-during-Womens-History-Month-

  Treasurer Frerichs honors Illinois leaders during Women's History Month

--From a press release

SPRINGFIELD — In honor of Women's History Month, Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs today kicked off a virtual campaign to highlight and celebrate the achievements of women in Illinois. This year's national theme for Women's Histo ...


 
Red-Stars-announce-groundbreaking-ownership-group-

  Red Stars announce 'groundbreaking' ownership group

The Chicago Red Stars announced the first members of what the team called "its groundbreaking ownership group." According to a press release, "the Chicago owners' group is [composed] of homegrown fans and believers in the power ...


 
National-Restaurant-Association-Show-cancelled-

  National Restaurant Association Show cancelled

Event organizers of the National Restaurant Association Show announced the cancellation of the 2021 National Restaurant Association Show, which was scheduled to take place May 22-25 at Chicago's McCormick Place. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Illinois ...


 
ELECTIONS-Chicago-alderman-exploring-secretary-of-state-run

  ELECTIONS Chicago alderman exploring secretary of state run

According to Politico Playbook, Chicago Ald. Pat Dowell (3rd Ward) is exploring the possibility of running for secretary of state. I know I can build on the work that Secretary [of State Jesse] White has done ...


 
Preservation-Chicago-unveils-list-of-most-endangered-Chicago-buildings

  Preservation Chicago unveils list of most endangered Chicago buildings

Preservation Chicago—which works with city officials, neighborhood residents, owners and stakeholders to prevent what is often viewed as the wholesale loss of Chicago's important buildings—has revealed its 2021 list of ...


 
Harris-reveals-legislative-agenda-for-2021

  Harris reveals legislative agenda for 2021

--From a press release

With remote committee hearings starting next week, the Spring Session is now truly underway. I wanted to share my legislative agenda for this year with you. In addition to my duties as chief budget negotiator for ...


 
COVID-Vaccinations-at-United-Center-starting-March-10

  COVID Vaccinations at United Center starting March 10

On Feb. 26, the Biden administration, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, and U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth announced that eligible Illinoisans from every part ...


 
Mike-Madigan-picks-second-successor-

  Mike Madigan picks second successor

On Feb. 25, Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar was sworn in as the new 22nd District state representative, media outlets reported. Guerrero-Cuellar is the second person to succeed now-former Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan in less than a week. ...


 
COVID-Ann-Sather-restaurant-fined-2000-

  COVID Ann Sather restaurant fined $2,000

The Ann Sather restaurant at 909 W. Belmont Ave. has been fined $2,000 for violating the state's indoor dining ban last year, ABC7Chicago.com reported. Chicago Ald. Tom Tunney owns the restaurant, which was cited Dec. 4. ...


 
Vaccine-eligibility-opens-to-Illinoisans-with-serious-medical-conditions-

  Vaccine eligibility opens to Illinoisans with serious medical conditions

--From a press release

CHICAGO — Building on efforts to equitably distribute the COVID-19 vaccine, Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Health today announced that Illinoisans with serious medical conditions can be vaccinated ...


 
DANCE-Hubbard-Street-season-to-resume-with-In-Any-Event-

  DANCE Hubbard Street season to resume with 'In Any Event'

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's (HSDC's) 43rd season will resume Thursday, March 25, at 7:30 p.m. with a virtual world premiere of new work by choreographer and former HSDC dancer Penny Saunders. The piece will also be ...


 
Advocates-legislators-introduce-bill-to-decriminalize-HIV-in-Illinois-

  Advocates, legislators introduce bill to decriminalize HIV in Illinois

--From a press release

SPRINGFIELD, IL - Legislation was introduced in Springfield this week to end criminal penalties against people living with HIV (PLWH), which serve only to stigmatize and discriminate against PLWH. Current Illinois law makes legal behavior — ...


 
Three-Illinoisans-among-Victory-Funds-latest-endorsed-candidates-

  Three Illinoisans among Victory Fund's latest endorsed candidates

On Feb. 24, LGBTQ Victory Fund—the only national organization dedicated to electing LGBTQ leaders to public office—issued a press release announcing its endorsement of 30 more LGBTQ candidates for 2021 races. Illinois candidates in the group ...


 
Daniel-Biss-wins-Evanston-mayoral-race-

  Daniel Biss wins Evanston mayoral race

Former Illinois state Sen. Daniel Biss, a Democrat, won the Evanston mayoral race on Feb. 23, media outlets reported. An hour after polls closed, Biss had collected more than 73 percent of the votes counted and ...


 
Chicago-Gay-Mens-Chorus-Diva-Dracula-in-March-

  Chicago Gay Men's Chorus' 'Diva Dracula' in March

Chicago Gay Men's Chorus (CGMC) will present a virtual production of "Lipstick & Lyrics: Diva Dracula," on March 6, 12 and 13 at 8 p.m. CT. Featuring 15 drag performers, Diva Dracula embarks on a journey ...


 
Mike-Madigan-now-wants-successor-to-step-down-

  Mike Madigan now wants successor to step down

Just two days after appointing Edward Guerra Kodatt as his successor, former Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan has asked him to step down, according to various media outlets. Marty Quinn, alderman of Chicago's 13th Ward, joined ...


 
Andersonville-Chamber-expands-Restaurant-Week-

  Andersonville Chamber expands Restaurant Week

The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce (ACC) is expanding its traditional Andersonville Restaurant Week throughout March. Each week will feature a different collection of Andersonville restaurants with meals available for pick-up ...


 
THEATER-Global-Grindr-based-Borders-to-run-Feb-25-27-

  THEATER Global, Grindr-based 'Borders' to run Feb. 25-27

Dirty Laundry Theatre's virtual experience Borders, directed by Chicago resident Michael R. Piazza, will feature three live shows on Feb. 25-27. Written by Nimrod Danishman and directed by Piazza, Borders tells the story of two gay ...


 
Madigan-resigns-as-state-Democratic-chair-

  Madigan resigns as state Democratic chair

On Feb. 22, former longtime Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan resigned as chairman of the state Democratic Party—one day after anointing 26-year-old constituent services worker Edward Guerra Kodatt to fill the legislative seat he held for ...


 
Gov-Pritzker-signs-legislation-transforming-Illinois-criminal-justice-system

  Gov. Pritzker signs legislation transforming Illinois criminal justice system

--From a press release

CHICAGO — Building on efforts to create a more equitable and safe criminal justice system, Governor JB Pritzker signed landmark legislation that transforms Illinois' criminal justice system. This landmark legislation ...


 
Chicago-soccer-team-holding-anthem-contest-

  Chicago soccer team holding anthem contest

The Chicago-based soccer club Edgewater Castle FC (ECFC) is holding a competition for Chicago musicians, artists and composers to write its new club anthem. According to a press release, "The anthem will be sung by players ...


 
Billy-Masters-

  Billy Masters

"Life is about building bridges, not walls."—Elton John, when criticized for performing at Rush Limbaugh's 2010 wedding. Something I say all the time might have also been a good response: "A gig's a gig." Rush Limbaugh ...


 
Mike-Madigan-chooses-successor-

  Mike Madigan chooses successor

Former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan said Feb. 21 he hasn't made a decision on how long he will continue as state Democratic Party chairman as he installed a 26-year-old constituent services worker as his successor ...


 
Pride-and-Less-Prejudice-to-host-panel-on-LGBTQ-media-representation-March-20-

  Pride and Less Prejudice to host panel on LGBTQ media representation March 20

On Saturday, March 20, at 1 p.m. CT, Pride and Less Prejudice (PLP)—which provides free, age-appropriate, LGBTQ-inclusive books to pre-K-3rd grade students in order to foster LGBTQ inclusivity and acceptance—will ...


 
You-For-Me-For-You-benefit-on-Feb-28-

  'You For Me For You' benefit on Feb. 28

Sideshow Theatre Company will launch its 2021 season with a one-night-only benefit screening of its 2018 hit You For Me For You, written by Mia Chung and directed by ensemble member Elly Green. The archival recording ...


 
Male-only-Michigan-campsite-bans-trans-men-

  Male-only Michigan campsite bans trans men

In Michigan, the owners of Camp Boomerang RV Park and Campground in Orleans—about 50 miles northwest of Lansing—announced they will ban trans men from their male-only park when they officially open this spring, PrideSource.com reported. "Camp ...


 
PASSAGES-Maya-Kali-Evans-dies-at-53

  PASSAGES Maya Kali Evans dies at 53

Maya Kali Evans (formerly Curtis O. Love)—a tattoo artist and caregiver who resided in Newark, Illinois, and who previously lived in Chicago and Philadelphia—passed away peacefully Feb. 18, 2021, at home in Newark. She was 53. ...


 
Red-Stars-rename-Press-Row-in-honor-of-Ida-B-Wells-

  Red Stars rename Press Row in honor of Ida B. Wells

The Chicago Red Stars announced that they are formally renaming Press Row at SeatGeek Stadium in honor and memory of Ida B. Wells. According to the National Women's History Museum's website, Wells "was a prominent journalist, ...


 
COVID-Howard-Brown-Health-COO-talks-vaccine-rollout-and-race

  COVID Howard Brown Health COO talks vaccine rollout and race

On Feb. 13, Howard Brown Health hosted a citywide vaccination blitz at five community partner locations (New Beginnings Church of Chicago; 6620 S. King Dr.; Trinity United Church of Christ/TUCC; 400 W. 95th St.; Rising Sun ...


 
Court-Theatre-announces-2021-Southside-Youth-Fest-platform-for-teens

  Court Theatre announces 2021 Southside Youth Fest, platform for teens

--From a press release

Chicago, IL - Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, and Executive Director Angel Ysaguirre, announces Court's 2021 Southside Youth Fest, inviting South Side teens to submit original digi ...


 
Court-Theatre-premieres-spotlight-podcast-highlighting-Black-writers

  Court Theatre premieres spotlight podcast highlighting Black writers

--From a press release

Chicago, IL - Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, and Executive Director Angel Ysaguirre, announces the online premiere of its Spotlight Podcast. A key component of Court's community ...


 
Mike-Madigan-to-resign-from-Illinois-House-

  Mike Madigan to resign from Illinois House

Illinois state Rep. Michael Madigan announced that he plans to resign from the Illinois House at the end of this month, The Chicago Tribune reported. Madigan has represented a Southwest Side district for a half-century—the majority ...


 
LGBT-Chambers-Celebration-of-Black-Business-Excellence-on-Feb-23-

  LGBT Chamber's 'Celebration of Black Business Excellence' on Feb. 23

The LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois will hold its annual "Celebration of Black Business Excellence" on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 5:30-7 p.m. Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council President & Ceo Vince Williams will moderate the event. ...


 
Lightfoot-wants-local-statues-and-plaques-reviewed-

  Lightfoot wants local statues and plaques reviewed

Statues of presidents George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and William McKinley, as well as the Italian explorer Christopher Columbus, were among the 41 public statues and other commemorative markers that Chicago ...


 
Morten-Group-LLC-celebrates-20th-anniversary-with-new-FIRE-grant-

  Morten Group, LLC celebrates 20th anniversary with new FIRE grant

--From a press release

Applications are now open for Morten Group, LLC's Forging Innovation in Racial Equity (FIRE) Grant and will close at 12 midnight CST on March 15, 2021. Eligible 501(c)3 entities are based in the United States and ...


 
Next-OUTspoken-event-March-2-

  Next 'OUTspoken' event March 2

The next session of OUTspoken—a monthly storytelling event that centers on tales of fun and fortune from local LGBTQ+ men and women and their close friends—will take place Tuesday, March 2, at 7 p.m. on Zoom. ...


 
PASSAGES-Dr-Gary-B-Beringer-epidemiologist-dies-at-70

  PASSAGES Dr. Gary B. Beringer, epidemiologist, dies at 70

Epidemiologist Gary B. Beringer, Dr. P.H., age 70, passed away suddenly Wednesday, Jan. 27 at his home in Chicago, IL. Gary, an only child, is survived by his wife, Nancy M. Abbate, who worked closely with ...


 
COVID-Chicago-expands-indoor-dining-capacity-

  COVID Chicago expands indoor dining capacity

The city of Chicago plans to reduce indoor dining restrictions for a second consecutive week, allowing bars and restaurants to offer service at either 40% capacity or 50 people, whichever is less, The Chicago Tribune reported. ...


 
Chicago-History-Museum-names-new-president-

  Chicago History Museum names new president

The Chicago History Museum (CHM) announced that Donald E. Lassere—president of the Muhammad Ali Center and Museum (MAC) in Louisville, Kentucky—will succeed Gary T. Johnson as Museum president. Johnson is ...


 
New-dance-film-features-46-dancers-from-20-countries-

  New dance film features 46 dancers from 20 countries

Films.Dance—a global film series produced by and under the creative direction of LA-based Jacob Jonas The Company—continues with Match, the single most expansive collaboration in the 15-film series. Match features ...


 
Mike-Simmons-talks-about-making-history-in-Illinois-state-Senate

  Mike Simmons talks about making history in Illinois state Senate

In a historic move on Feb. 6, Mike Simmons——who is Black (half African-American, half Ethiopian) and gay— was chosen to succeed Heather Steans as Illinois state senator for the 7th District. According to Simmons, he will ...


 
Stage-Left-Theatre-announces-new-Literary-Manager

  Stage Left Theatre announces new Literary Manager

--From a press release

Stage Left Theatre is delighted to announce Bobbi Masters as our new Literary Manager. She is an artist/educator with a passion for new work who has been involved in various phases of new play development throughout ...


 
ART-Immersive-Van-Gogh-extended-through-Sept-6-in-Chicago-

  ART 'Immersive Van Gogh' extended through Sept. 6 in Chicago

Lighthouse ArtSpace Chicago—a new venue within Chicago's recently renovated landmark Germania Club Building, 108 W. Germania Pl.—will extend the dates of the U.S. premiere of the art experience "Immersive Van ...


 
Man-charged-with-vandalizing-Ald-Lopezs-office-

  Man charged with vandalizing Ald. Lopez's office

A man has been charged with spray-painting the office of Chicago Ald. Raymond Lopez, according to a Chicago Sun-Times item. Antonio Torres, 28, of the 3900 block of South Artesian Avenue, was arrested and charged with ...


 
PASSAGES-Robert-Thomas-Cichocki-JD-dies-at-70

  PASSAGES Robert Thomas Cichocki, J.D. dies at 70

Robert Thomas Cichocki, J.D., passed away peacefully at home in Chicago's Lake View neighborhood on Feb. 5. He was 70. After earning his B.A. from Wayne State University and his J.D. from The John Marshall Law ...


 
Quigley-statement-on-HUD-announcement-of-enforcement-of-Fair-Housing-Act-

  Quigley statement on HUD announcement of enforcement of Fair Housing Act

--From a press release

Chicago, IL — Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies, released a statement after the ...


 
Chicago-Southland-Restaurant-Week-on-Feb-21-27-

  Chicago Southland Restaurant Week on Feb. 21-27

The Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau announced the launch of the inaugural Chicago Southland Restaurant Week. Designed to promote Chicago Southland restaurants while encouraging residents and visitors to support ...


 
COVID-Pritzker-announces-expansion-of-Phase-1B-eligibility-on-Feb-25-

  COVID Pritzker announces expansion of Phase 1B eligibility on Feb. 25

In light of a steadily increasing federal vaccine supply, Gov. JB Pritzker announced that Illinois is making plans to expand Phase 1B eligibility on Thursday, Feb. 25, to people who have comorbidities and underlying conditions as ...


 
COVID-Lightfoot-announces-plan-to-ease-restrictions-in-Chicago-

  COVID Lightfoot announces plan to ease restrictions in Chicago

Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, the Chicago Department of Public Health and the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection announced a roadmap for Chicago to continue to cautiously ease regulations on businesses as COVID-19 metrics improve. ...


 
ACLU-of-Illinois-reacts-to-Auditor-Generals-report-on-LGBTQ-youth-in-DCFS-care

  ACLU of Illinois reacts to Auditor General's report on LGBTQ youth in DCFS care

In response to the Auditor General's report on LGBTQ youth in DCFS care, Ghirlandi Guidetti, Staff Attorney with the ACLU of Illinois made the following statement: "Today's Auditor General's report reveals a sad but unsurprising truth: ...


 
Writer-on-AIDS-activism-in-the-Black-church-honored

  Writer on AIDS activism in the Black church honored

--From a press release

The LGBTQ Religious Archives Network (LGBTQ-RAN) honors Dr. Dan Royles with the 2020-21 LGBTQ Religious History Award. The review jury selected Royles' "There Is a Balm in Gilead: AIDS Activism in the Black Church" from among ...


 
Chicago-Sky-acquire-second-round-draft-pick

  Chicago Sky acquire second round draft pick

--From a press release

CHICAGO (Feb. 9. 2021) —— The Chicago Sky has acquired the 16th overall selection in the second round of the upcoming 2021 WNBA Draft from the Dallas Wings, it was announced today. In exchange, Dallas received ...


 
Groundbreaking-ceremony-held-for-Sisters-in-Cinema-Media-Arts-Center

  Groundbreaking ceremony held for Sisters in Cinema Media Arts Center

Sisters in Cinema held a press conference Feb. 8 at the South Shore Cultural Center to commemorate the construction of its new state-of-the-art Media Arts Center that will be at 2310 E. 75th St. The event, ...


 
Activists-tackle-HIV-AIDS-on-social-justice-canvas

  Activists tackle HIV/AIDS on social-justice canvas

A group of prominent Black LGBT activists and advocates gathered online Feb. 8 for an online discussion of how ongoing challenges stemming from HIV/AIDS tie into larger racial justice issues. The discussion—"Building Black Power in the ...


 
Chicago-Votes-hiring-formerly-incarcerated-individuals-for-Civic-Leaders-Program-

  Chicago Votes hiring formerly incarcerated individuals for Civic Leaders Program

--From a press release

Chicago — Chicago Votes is growing their Unlock Civics work and team, hiring formerly incarcerated individuals for their Civic Leaders program. Chicago Votes' Unlock Civics initiative aims to break down barriers people impacted by the American ...


 
SAVOR-Cafe-Press-steeped-in-history

  SAVOR Cafe Press--steeped in history

Like most neighborhoods in Chicago, Printers Row has its own illustrious history. In the 1880s, the neighborhood was the center of the Midwest when it came to printing—hence the area's name. And Cafe Press (800 S. ...


 
Howard-Brown-museum-partner-for-no-cost-COVID-testing-in-Pilsen-

  Howard Brown, museum partner for no-cost COVID testing in Pilsen

Howard Brown Health and the National Museum of Mexican Art (NMMA) have announced a partnership to provide no-cost COVID-19 testing in Pilsen. The new testing site will be embedded inside the NMMA, 1852 W. 19th St., ...


 





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