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2 Chicago Black Prides boast dozens of events
2001-06-27

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Chicago Black Pride this weekend

The 3rd Annual Chicago Black Pride, "Expression of Pride," runs June 28-July 4. Performers from all over the U.S. will attend, in addition to local talent. The majority of Chicago Black Pride events will be located at the Palmer House Hilton, 17 E. Monroe.

Some of the main events include June 28 workshops, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

June 29: 5-7 p.m., workshops and seminars, 7 p.m. concert with DANI of Dantee Enterprise from New Jersey; New York's Gender-Illusionist Dred King the "Funky, Fly, Supernatural-High, Musical Performance on Gender-Fluidity"; and a theatrical performance by D.C.'s Emerald City Productions. This event will be at the Host Hotel starting at 7 p.m.

At 11:30 p.m. Chicago Friends will be hosting the annual Midnight Cruise.

June 30: At 5 p.m., Splash Pool Party featuring an array of activities. Music and other entertainment will be provided, hosted by Ms. Rough and Stuff.

At 10 p.m., look for "Diva's Around The World," a Talent Showcase featuring transgender competitors.

July 1: Annual Festival hosted at Lincoln Park featuring vendors, entertainment, and more. Performances by Windy City All Stars—Children Gymnasts, Gospel talent "Victoria," Jazz/Blue Singer Gwen Avery, recording artist DANI, R&B Singer "Butterfly," Hip Hop artist "Dee Lamour," Atlanta's Hip Hop artist Jade Mack, and R&B singer Nanette Frank. From noon to 8 p.m.

Call ( 773 ) 731-8665, ( 708 ) 660-0981, chicagobp@aol.com, vicky.hosey@ual. com, or Pizzazz Productions, Inc. info@pizzazzpro.com .

Windy City Black LGBT Pride 2001 Weekend

Host Hotel for Windy City Black LGBT Pride's first Black Pride weekend is the Hyatt Regency.

Friday, June 29: Book Reading and Signing by Black LGBT Authors—Laurinda D. Brown, Fire & Brimstone ( fiction ) ; Tuan N'Gai, Will I Go To Heaven As A Black LGBT ( non-fiction ) , 6-7 p.m.

Welcome Reception, 7-8 p.m.

Poetry Slam 8-10 p.m.

Greater Chicago Committee's Bayard Rustin Awards Event ( DuSable Museum ) 7 p.m.-10 p.m.

MadMan Productions presents Flesh & Fantasy at Club Drink featuring NYC's DJ from The Octagon ... Fred Pierce, 10 p.m., 702 W. Fulton ( 312 ) 733-7800.

Club Escape, 10 p.m.-2 a.m.

2nd Annual 2001 Kings of Kings Concert II at The Prop House, 1675 N. Elston Ave. Dance with DJ Karizma, DJ Steve Maestro and DJ Unknown, 11 p.m.-4 a.m.

Saturday, June 30: Windy City Black LGBT Pride Expo, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Workshops/Seminars 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Windy City Black LGBT Health Fair, free health screening noon-4 p.m.

Expo Vendor Market noon-5 p.m.

Keynote Speaker 1:15 p.m.-2 p.m.

Pat & Vera's Executive Sweet at The Hot House 9 p.m.-2 a.m., 31 E. Balbo, 773-362-9707

Club Escape 10 p.m.-2 a.m.

Fahrenheit ( Rails Entertainment Group ) , 695 N. Milwaukee Ave. Doors open 11 p.m.- 3 a.m., DJ Karizma - House, DJ Anton - Hip-Hop, DJ Unknown - Hip-Hop, Performing Artist, Terrisa Griffen, Def Jam Records; 708-802-1705.

Sunday, July 1: Worship Service at Host Hotel 10 a.m.

Rainbow Beach Festival ( free ) , DJ Steve Maestro and DJ Cameron, Performance: Testament, 79th and Lake Shore Dr., noon-8 p.m.

Rainbow Beach Show for Windy City Pride. KC Productions' entertainment "Salute To Windy City Black Pride" with hosts Indigo Blue, Ms Ruff 'N' Stuff, Flame Monroe, Otis Mack, DJ Craig Cannon, DJ Ron Carroll, Dana Powell, DJ Tickles, 79th & Lakeshore, 2 p.m.

Fu Fu Entertainment event @ Excalibur, The Revival lll, 632 N. Dearborn, 9 p.m.

3rd Annual Windy City Black Pride Afterset, KC Productions' "Show/ Dance," The East of the Ryan, 914 E. 79th, 8 p.m.-10 p.m. and 12:30 a.m.-4 a.m. Email @ KC.P@gateway.net

Club Escape 10 p.m.-2 a.m.

MadMan Productions, Fred Pierce returns to Club Drink with all new madness, but this time with Chicago's own DJ Hugo. This is the after-picnic party. From 11 p.m. until 4 a.m., 702 W. Fulton, ( 312 ) 733-7800.

Monday, July 2: House of Tut at Biology Bar, 10 p.m.-4 a.m.

Club Escape , 10 p.m.-2 a.m.

Tuesday, July 3: Sheri Payne at Club Escape 10 p.m.-2 a.m.

K C Productions' Pride Independence party "Show/Dance" at The East of the Ryan; Hosts: Flame Monroe, Otis Mack, DJ Craig Cannon; Door Host: Ken.B, e-mail KC.P@gateway.net

Flag Pole Entertainment & Soul Switch Productions presents Summertime Stripfest & 4th of July Weekend Afterparty at Taste Entertainment Center, 6331 S. Lowe St., 11 p.m. Hostess: Ms. Ruff N' Stuff, featuring Mz. Millennium, The Rose, K-Rock, Devious, Teddy Bear and more to come, Therails@aol.com .

Wednesday, July 4: Club Escape 4th of July Special Guest Neisha Moore, Dance & Bid Whist Party, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., 1530 E. 75th St., 773-667-6454.

Windy City Black LBGT Pride: A celebration of Chicago's Black Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, and Transgendered Community; call ( 312 ) 986-0661 Ext. 31; windycitybp@yahoo.com


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