Our best wishes to Geri, Lost & Found's long-time bartender, recovering from her recent illness. Friends will gather Sat., May 3, 6 p.m. at the bar, 3058 W. Irving, to help raise funds for her medical bills. She has been there for so long for the women's community, let's show her our support.
Windy City Gay Idol continues, with Alma and DJ winning round 3 at Bobby Love's. If I was trying to vote, I don't even know how I'd pick two each time. There is so much untapped talent in Chicago—they could rub the stage with the TV Idols. Want to compete? See WindyCityMediaGroup.com for a list, and finals are June 14 at Circuit. Thanks to sponsors Bud Light, Creaoke, Materville and many more.
The Kinsey Sicks Saturday show is standing-room-only, and Thursday is nearly sold out. The hilarious San Francisco-based foursome are at Circuit April 17 and 19, and College of DuPage April 18. For Circuit tix, contact Windy City Times at (773) 871-7610.
Grace Jones is the featured entertainment for the AIDS Foundation of Chicago annual gala May 3 at the Hilton. She is 6-feet of attitude. Call (312) 922-2322.
The Neo-Futurists present 30 Girl Bands in 60 Minutes April 17 at Metro, featuring the Chicago Kings, Big Smith, Vanessa Davis and many more. Starts 7:30 p.m., 3730 N. Clark, (773) 878-4557.
More than 300 athletes and 30 teams compete in 80-plus games of basketball, Friday-Sunday this week in the Chicago Hoops Classic XIII, University of Illinois at Chicago, www.wcaa.net .
Chix Mix spring break at Circuit is a scorcher Friday, with hot ass, sexy legs, wet t-shirt and butch bicep contests and hundreds of wild women, $10 ($8 VIP), 3641 N. Halsted, www.chixmixproductions.com .
Royal Imperial Sovereign Barony of the Windy City's First Annual Easter Parade and Bonnet Contest is Sunday at Sidetrack.
GLSEN Chicago's annual youth scholarship night is Tuesday, April 22, 6 p.m., Sulzer Library, 4455 N. Lincoln, (847) 825-7283. Need inspiration? Attend this event!
Chicago Bar Association hosts Out on the Bench, a panel discussion of lesbian and gay jurists in Cook County with Tom Chiola, Nancy Katz, Sebastian Patti, Colleen Sheehan and Lori Wolfson. From 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, April 22, 321 S. Plymouth Ct., (312) 554-2000, www.chicagobar.org .
Happy Passover and Easter. See calendar for GLBT related services and events.