WINDY CITY TIMES
||Frankie Knuckles memorial April 21
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A celebration of life for the legendary Chicago house music DJ Frankie Knuckles will be Monday, April 21, 6-9 p.m. at Progressive Baptist Church, 3658 S. Wentworth Ave., Chicago.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to either in the memory of Frankie to: American Diabetes Association — diabetes.org or Gay Men Health Crisis of NYC- gmhc.org .
See original story here: www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/Frankie-Knuckles-legendary-DJ-dies/46812.html .
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