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Lips Chicago to present 'A Night of Stars' with Michael Dean as Cher
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CHICAGO (July 27, 2023) — Lips Chicago, the ultimate in drag dining, is proud to present "A Night of Stars," with special guest Michael Dean as Cher. It's the second annual charitable fundraiser in support of Connections for Abused Women and Their Children (CAWC), on Thursday, August 17, at 7 p.m. The community is invited to attend and cheer on their favorite community divas during this glittering and glamorous evening for a good cause. Tickets are on sale, now. .

This highly anticipated event, hosted by Lips' show hostess Ruff n' Stuff, will feature a special appearance by the renowned Michael Dean as Cher. An in-demand entertainer who brings the magic of Cher to every performance, Michael Dean as Cher has established himself as a leading impersonator. He has performed around the country for charitable and corporate events, dinner shows, expos and pride parades.

The evening will also feature community leaders Evan Rhodus and Lashauna Wilcoxon who will create their very own drag personas. They will get their glitz and glam celebrity looks on in front of a live audience for a worthy cause.

"We couldn't be more thrilled about the return of this event which allows us to support the families of Chicago and the mission of Connections for Abused Women and Their Children," said Yvonne Lamé, Lips founder and co-owner. "Lips has a strong commitment to giving back to the community and our show palace provides the perfect backdrop for these memorable occasions."

Reservations are required for Lips' "A Night of Stars" to benefit CAWC. Tickets are $80 per person and include a three-course dinner, gratuity and the show. Tables of six are $425. To reserve seats, visit .

About Lips Chicago

Experience America's #1 Drag Show for over 25 years at Lips Chicago. The ultimate in drag dining, Lips offers a different drag queen show nightly featuring an amazing cast of characters performing in themed shows Wednesday through Sunday including Bitchy Bingo, The Divas, Glitz & Glam, Dragalicious and Gospel Brunch and Showstopper Sundays. Not only does Lips offer the best in drag queen entertainment, but it also features a delicious menu including, grilled salmon, NY steak fritte, parmesan-crusted chicken, lobster ravioli, jumbo shrimp fettuccine, lobster ravioli and a full bar. Lips Chicago, with sister properties in New York City, San Diego, Atlanta, and Fort Lauderdale, is located at 2229 S. Michigan Avenue in Chicago. For reservations and more information, please call (312) 815-2662 or visit .

About Connections for Abused Women and their Children (CAWC)

Connections for Abused Women and their Children (CAWC) is a 501(c)3 designated nonprofit organization, staffed by a team of multi-cultural, bilingual professionals, volunteers, student interns and governed by a volunteer member Board of Directors who represent a variety of business and community interests. CAWC enjoys a broad base of support from government, corporations, foundations, United Way and individual contributions as well as special event revenues. With a long history of service and advocacy for abused women and their children and over the years, CAWC has evolved in response to changing needs, focusing on client-based services that are both trauma-informed and trauma-sensitive. CAWC continues to be a recognized leader in the domestic violence field; active in coalitions and advocacy groups in the City and the State. It is known throughout Chicago for its emphasis on bi-cultural, bilingual services. Connections for Abused Women and their Children is a member of the Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence and the Metropolitan Chicago Battered Women's Network. For more information, call (773) 489-9081 or visit .

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