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|THEATER About Face airing festival with Black LGBTQ+ artists
About Face Theatre is launching its 25th season with Kickbackan online festival of 10 newly commissioned short plays and performances by Black LGBTQ+ artists, inspired by the Rebuild Foundation's collections at the Stony Island Arts Bank. ...
|Cancer dangers from alcohol surrounded by misinformation|
Reporting by TheCounter.org highlights the efforts of the alcohol industry to obscure awareness of the known cancer dangers of alcohol by spreading misinformation and undermining research. An article focuses on a 2017 Canadian study of health ...
|Howard Brown, Open Door announce collaboration
Howard Brown Health and Open Door Health Center of Illinoisa suburban counterpart with clinics in Elgin, Aurora and Joliethave agreed to collaborate for the mutual benefit of their respective patients. The entities entered into the agreement ...
|Adler Planetarium showcases work of Frank Kameny|
Adler Planetarium,The Kameny Papers and Google Arts & Culture have created and made available the Frank Kameny/Pride exhibition, an online graphic slide show, viewable at Google Arts & Culture. Thirteen slides document Kameny's life and work. ...
|Chicago parking ban begins Dec. 1
The Department of Streets and Sanitation (DSS) is reminding motorists that the Chicago winter overnight parking ban begins on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, and runs through April 1, 2021, according to the city's website. The parking ...
|Prominent lesbians of color will join Biden administration|
Two prominent lesbians of color have been appointed to major roles in President-elect Joe Biden's communications department, the transition team announced in a news release November 29. Karine Jean-Pierre, who served as a Biden senior adviser ...
|Chicago native becomes first Black cardinal; has pro-LGBTQ history
On Nov. 28, Pope Francis formally elevated 13 new cardinals in a ceremony, including Chicago native Wilton Daniel Gregory, who is the archbishop of Washington D.C. Gregory, 73, is the first African-American cardinal. He told the ...
|'The Prom' out Dec. 11 on Netflix
The Proma musical-comedy film directed by Ryan Murphy and adapted by Chad Beguelin and Bob Martin (from their and Matthew Sklar's 2018 Broadway musical of the same name)will be out on Netflix on Dec. 11. The ...
|New narrative podcast offers lesbian rocker slice of life
Podcast attached below - For audiophiles in search of punk rock tongue-in-cheek lesbian dramedy-driven narrative storytelling, look no further: "Tampon Rock" is here. The podcast, from Anthem and iHeart Radio, focuses on lesbian bandmates Deja and Chloe as they navigate ...
|Chicago's pandemic budget passes
On Nov. 24, The Chicago City Council passed the city's 2021 pandemic budget. According to a media release, "The $12.8 billion budget was built in close collaboration with City Council members, labor partners and other key ...
|Diabetes and HIV|
Experts suggest that prolonged antiretroviral therapy (ART) of HIV-infected people is associated with increased risk of insulin resistance leading to type 2 diabetes. I suggest that this is not an accurate scientific explanation. Here's why. T ...
|SHOWBIZ: Awards, 'Bebop,' Andy Cohen, Mariah Carey, Revry|
The American Music Awards aired live Nov. 22 and some of the biggest names in music took home awards; Taraji P. Henson hosted. According to CNN.com, Doja Cat won new artist of the year and Becky ...
|MOVIES Peter Macdissi reflects on making 'Uncle Frank'|
In the Amazon Studios movie Uncle Frank, out Nov. 25, Peter Macdissi plays Walid "Wally" Nadeem—the partner of the title character (played by Paul Bettany). However, the dynamics are a bit different in that Frank Bledsoe ...
|Black transgender artist Heather Hills releases single, video from Trans Trenderz|
--From a press release - (New York, NY) Electro-pop/rap artist, Heather Hills, has released the new single and video, "Get Dun," on the Trans Trenderz label. "Get Dun" is not for those expecting trauma porn. "I got a cute beat and ...
|BOOKS/ART Local man releases sketches by famous artist uncle|
Cuban American painter Gustavo Ojeda (1958—89) is best known for lush and meditative urban nightscapes that brought him recognition in the 1980s downtown New York art scene. He exhibited works alongside artists such as Jean-Michel Basquiat, ...