Game over?: Media mavens will participate in a forum in 'The Culture of Gaming: A Glimpse into the World of Simulated Reality' on May 3 at 6:00 p.m. at Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. Call ( 312 ) 744-6630.
Lucky seven: Singer Patrice Pike, former lead singer of the Austin, Texas, band Sister Seven, will perform May 20 at Speakeasy Supperclub, 1401 W. Devon, at 10:00 p.m. Call ( 773 ) 338-0600.
GLAAD to meet you: GLAAD ( Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation ) will host a fund-raiser at Y Bar, 224 W. Ontario, on May 2. The guest speaker will be the organization's president, Neil Giuliano. RSVP by April 27 to ( 646 ) 871-8099 ( event code '714' ) or to email@example.com ( subject line: CHICAGO 5/02 RSVP ) .
Rising desire: The GreyZelda Theatre Group will present Eugene O'Neill's Desire Under the Elms May 11-June 3 at the Oracle Theatre, 3809 N. Broadway. Call ( 773 ) 267-6293.
Music to your ears: Artemis Singers, Chicago's lesbian feminist choral group, will host a CD release party at T's Bar and Restaurant, 5025 N. Clark, on May 4 at 7:00 p.m. Call ( 773 ) 784-6000.
A transformative evening: A documentary and group discussion are on tap for Trans Movie Night, which will take place May 11, 7:00-8:30 p.m., at Jewish Family and Community Service, 5150 Golf Road, Skokie. Call Randi Schulman at ( 847 ) 568-5200 for more info.
Porn again: 'Is There a Problem, Officer?: Gay Pornography, Investigation, Narratives, and the Valorization of Masculinity,' will be presented May 16 at Gerber/Hart Library, 1127 W. Granville, at 7:00 p.m. by Northwestern University doctoral student F. Hollis Griffin. Call ( 773 ) 381-8030 or see www.gerberhart.org .
Go for the urn: From Here to Eternity, an art show featuring stylish vessels that can also preserve one's ashes, opens at At the Gallery, 135 N. Oak Park, Oak Park, on May 19, 5:00-8:00 p.m. Call ( 708 ) 445-9793 or see www.atthegallery.com .
Student assistance: The LGBT group at the International Academy of Design and Technology is looking for sponsors to help it enter the Pride Parade. Interested persons should contact firstname.lastname@example.org .