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Games Week Calendar, Saturday, July 22
2006-07-12

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Asians and Friends Chicago Gay Games VII So-Long Party. Food, cash bar, DJ. 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $10, High Risk Gallery, 1113 W. Belmont

Atlantis Events and Masterbeat 'Triumph' Gay Games VII Affiliated Party. Music by Manny Lehman. 10 p.m.-6 a.m., $75, Aragon, 1106 W. Lawrence, www.gaygameschicago.org, www.opening-closing.com

Chicago International House Music Festival 'MOVE!' Features Lady Bunny, Lee Ann Trotter, Frankie Knuckles, Maurice Joshua, David Morales, Ralphi Rosario, Andre Hatchett and more. 1-11 p.m., thru July 23, $35 one-day pass, $60 two-day pass, Charter One Pavilion, Northerly Island, www.ticketmaster.com, www.chicagohousemusicfestival.org

Circuit DJ Paulo. Free admission until 12 a.m., $5 after, members free, 3641 N. Halsted, www.circuitclub.com

Club Skirts and PlanetOut 'Victory,' an official Gay Games women's closing party, all welcome. Club Skirts' world-famous go-go dancers, Dinah DJs, surprise performances at midnight, partially benefits Lesbian Community Cancer Project. 7 p.m.-2 a.m., $40 general admission, Navy Pier's Grand Ballroom, 600 E. Grand, www.gaygameschicago.org

Curve Magazine 'Adrenaline,' an official women's closing party w/ Chix Mix. Celebrity guests, surprise performances. 7 p.m.-4 a.m., $25 advance, $30 at door, Metro, 3730 N. Clark, www.gaygameschicago.org

Gay Games VII Closing Ceremony with celebrity acts including Cyndi Lauper, Kristine W, BETTY, Ant, Poppy Champlin, DC Cowboys, Ari Gold, Ubaka Hill, Eric Himan, Jason & deMarco, Levi Kreis, Sharon McKnight, Nanae, Chuck Panozzo and Dylan Rice with a group of Chicago Rockers, Doria Roberts, Miss Dollywood, and cast members from The L Word ( Pam Grier, Marlee Matlin, Daniela Sea ) . Plus LG bands, cohoral groups, cheer and color guard. 3-6 p.m., Wrigley Field, 1060 W. Addison, www.gaygameschicago.org

Gay Weddings 101 seminar series developed by gay wedding experts Bernadette Smith and Kathryn Hamm. Guides gay couples through wedding process, space limited. 5 p.m., $35/couple, Catalyst Ranch, 656 W. Randolph, register at www.gayweddings.com

Hunters Kristine W. performs live, DJ Laura B. Showtime at 12 a.m., $10 cover, 1932 E. Higgins Rd., Elk Grove Village, 847-439-8840, www.huntersnightclubs.com

Lambda Legal 2006 NuptEquality Fashion and Vendor Showcase benefit. Celebrates fashion and services for same-sex ceremonies. Features Miss Foozie. Cocktail attire, food and wine tasting. 7-11 p.m., Catalyst Ranch, 656 W. Randolph, tickets at brannen@catalystranch.com, 312-207-1710, info at www.catalystranchevents.com/NuptEquality1.html

PRIDE! Comedy Night Actress-comedienne Mo'Nique headlines. Co-host: Ms. Ruff-N-Stuff. Appearances by Rodney Perry, Tony Sculfield, Red Summer, Triple Blak. 8-10 p.m., $30 advance, $35 at door, Park West, 322 W. Armitage, events@madmanprod.com, 773-779-2399

Reeling at Gay Games VII Films: 'Beyond Conception: Men Having Babies' and 'Pick Up the Mic.' 1-5 p.m., free, Chicago Cultural Center's Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E. Washington, www.reeling-filmfestival.org, www.gaygameschicago.org

Spin Ear-Rotic, Hip Hop and Reggae Party. N The Closet & Zeret Music, DJ Stoney, DJ Sp1, $4 drink specials. 10 p.m.-3 a.m., $5 cover, 800 W. Belmont


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