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2006-12-08

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Friday, Dec. 1

Latinos Progresando Appreciation/Holiday Party. Celebrating another exciting year in the fight for immigrant rights. Open bar, food, entertainment. 6:30 p.m., $25 in advance, $35 at door, Providence of God Church, 717 W. 18th St.

Saturday, Dec. 2

Gerber/Hart Library Lecture by artist Michael Capapas. 2 p.m., 1127 W. Granville Ave., www.gerberhart.org

Wednesday, Dec. 6

Young Black Gay Men's Collaborative A collection Chicago Black, gay men under 40 ( 18-39 ) to network and discuss issues facing today's Black gay community. 7 p.m., 637 S. Dearborn, RSVP to youthpridecenter@gmail.com

Thursday, Dec. 7

Chicago Foundation for Women Islam and Arab American Culture 101: Understanding and Connecting with Our Sisters from the Muslim and Arab Worlds. Discussion about eradicating stereotypes, ways to build bridges, etc., with light dinner served. 6-8 p.m., free, 1 E. Wacker Dr., 20th floor, RSVP at www.cfw.org or 312-577-2801, ext. 229

Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus Foundation 4th Annual Conference: La Presencia Latina: Mobilizing for Change. $20 includes conference, breakfast and lunch, scholarship banquet $150, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 847-803-6087, flnojosa@ccc.edu, www.illcf.org

Friday, Dec. 8

Affinity The Christmas play Brotha Scrooge by Coquie Hughes is performed. 7:30 p.m., free with donation, 5650 S. Woodlawn, Garden Level, www.affinity95.org

Test Positive Aware Network Committed to Caring: African American Men ( MSM ) : Beyond the Down Low. Examines the African American MSM culture and its misconceptions. Presenter: Keith Green. 12-2 p.m., 5537 N. Broadway, RSVP 773-989-9400, b.marcotte@tpan.com, www.tpan.com

Windy City Black Pride Urban Pride: A Holiday Fundraiser for Windy City Black Pride 2007. A hip-hop pride celebration with sexy Urbano dancers. 11 p.m.-4 a.m., $5 before midnight, $8 after midnight, Circuit, 3641 N. Halsted

Saturday, Dec. 9

Affinity The Christmas play Brotha Scrooge by Coquie Hughes is performed. 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., free with donation, 5650 S. Woodlawn, Garden Level, www.affinity95.org

Windy City Black Pride General meeting. Women, transgendered, youth and bisexuals welcome and needed. 1 p.m., Illinois Institute of Technology, McCormick Tribune Building, Executive Conference Room, 3201 S. State St.

Sunday, Dec. 10

Citizens for Cappleman Erik Sosa art show to benefit Citizens for Cappleman. Wine and cheese provided. Show will also feature photography by out gay aldermanic candidate James Cappleman. 4-7 p.m., $20, Uptown Recording Studio, 4656 N. Clifton, www.jamesfor46ward.com, www.erikrsosa.com, 773-944-0943

PFLAG en Espanol Entre Familia: PFLAG en Espanol/Spanish Speakers' PFLAG. Monthly meeting. 2-5 p.m., El Valor, 1924 W. 21st. St., 773-704-8270, apzrorie@yahoo.com

Tuesday, Dec. 12

South Suburban Gay Men's Group Meeting open to gay men of all races, meets 2nd Tuesday of each month. 6-8 p.m., Aunt Martha's, 440 Forest Blvd, Park Forest, 708-492-2948, 312-446-4810 or mfranklinccdph@yahoo.com

Wednesday, Dec. 13

HotHouse Darfur Diaries screening and fundraiser with DJ Eric Williams. Created by a team of three independent filmmakers and their experiences in Darfur. 8:30 p.m., $10, 31 E. Balbo, www.darfurdiaries.org, www.hothouse.net

Saturday, Dec. 16

Affinity Special Lez Chat gathering and holiday celebration. 7-9 p.m., Women and Children First Bookstore, 5233 N. Clark St., 773-324-0377 for more info

Asians and Friends Holiday dinner at Bucca di Beppo with a trip to Club 3160 piano bar after. 7 p.m., 2941 N. Clark, $30 for dinner, tickets at www.afchicago.org or RSVP at 312-409-1573

Polvo Artist conversation with Regin Igloria and Michael Capapas. 2 p.m., Polvo, 1458 W. 18th St., polvoarte@yahoo.com, 773-344-1940

Sunday, Dec. 24

Harambe Jahard Meeting. A supportive and educational social group for gay men of African descent that meets fourth Sunday of each month. 6-8 p.m., OPALGA Center, 947 W. Garfield, 708-492-2948, 312-446-4810 or mfranklinccdph@yahoo.com

Saturday, Dec. 29

Association of Latino Men for Action On the Downlow movie screening and DVD release party, a special benefit for ALMA. Screening 9-10:30 p.m., $8 donation, Circuit, 3641 N. Halsted

Tuesday, Jan. 9

South Suburban Gay Men's Group Meeting open to gay men of all races, meets 2nd Tuesday of each month. 6-8 p.m., Aunt Martha's, 440 Forest Blvd, Park Forest, 708-492-2948, 312-446-4810 or mfranklinccdph@yahoo.com

Saturday, Jan. 13

Sissy Butch Brothers Gurlesque Burlesque show with Margaret Cho, Satan's Angel, Julie Atlas Muz, Indigo Blue and Alotta Boutte. 7 p.m. and 10 p.m., The Vic, $25, 3145 N. Sheffield, all Ticketmaster outlets

Sunday, Jan. 28

Harambe Jahard Meeting. A supportive and educational social group for gay men of African descent that meets fourth Sunday of each month. 6-8 p.m., OPALGA Center, 947 W. Garfield, 708-492-2948, 312-446-4810 or mfranklinccdph@yahoo.com

Friday, Feb. 2

DuSable Museum Simon, Sykes & Sims in Generations: A Celebration of Freedom Songs, Spirituals and Songs from Broadway with the Chicago Community Chorus, Chicago Renewal Chorus and NIU Chamber Choir. 7:30 p.m., $25 general admission, Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn, www.CantiClassics.com or 77-262-9655 for tickets

Saturday, Feb. 3

Newberry Library Selling the Race: Culture, Community and Black Chicago, 1940-1955, a presentation by historian Adam Green of New York University. 11 a.m., 60 W. Walton St., 312-255-3700, www.newberry.org

Wednesday, Feb. 7

Newberry Library African American Music as a Front of the Cultural War by jazz critic Robert Rhodes, who will explore the theme of political activism expressed by jazz musicians. Reception begins 5:30 p.m., presentation begins 6:15 p.m., $9, 60 W. Walton St., 312-255-3700, www.newberry.org

Saturday, Feb. 17

DuSable Museum Night of 100 Stars, the Chicago African American History Makers Awards. Call 773-947-0600 for formal invitations or sponsorship information.


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