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by TRACY BAIM
2003-04-09

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Wed., April 9 is the national GLBT Day of Silence by teachers, students and administrators. Night of noise rally breaks the silence, 5 p.m., Thompson Center, (773) 330-5353.

Windy City Gay Idol continues, with T.T. and Luis winning round two at Buddies'. This Sunday is at Bobby Love's. We've added a Wild Card round at Madrigal's May 19. 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 tix are fast selling 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.

Amigas Latinas & ALMA present Baile Primavera Friday, April 11, featuring Latina drag king Andres de los Santos with music by DJ Wanda, $20 ($25 at door), Casa Puertorriquena!, 1237 N. California, (312) 409-5697.

Grinder's Queer words and music with Scott Free, Kamika and Aerin Tedesco, is Thursday, April 10, 8 p.m., The No Exit Cafe, 6970 N. Glenwwod, (773) 743-3355.

Chicago Gay Men's Chorus's Just a little Song and Dance featuring Berlin-style cabaret of the '20s and '30s, is this weekend, $15-$25, Athenaeum Theatre, (312) 902-1500.

Saturday is Gurlesque Burlesque at Martyr's presented by Gwen Lis and Tara Vaughan Tremmel (The Sissy Butch Brothers), $15, 9 p.m., 3855 N. Lincoln, (773) 505-6580.

Crossroads Fund's benefit with Ron Sable award recipients Neris Gonzalez, People's Law Office and Illinois Coalition to End the Death Penalty, is Friday, Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington, (773) 227-7676.

Guild Complex hosts Adrienne Rich with Ed Pavlic and Sarwat Rumi, Saturday, April 12, $15 ($12 students), 7 p.m., Frances W. Parker School, 330 W. Webster, (773) 227-6117.

Lakeside Pride Concert Band presents Faces of America, Saturday, Northside College Prep School, $10 ($7 students), 8 p.m., 5501 N. Kedzie, (773) 381-6693.

Estrogen Fest 2003 is six weeks of events featuring live music, theater, dance, visual art, poetry and more, with Karen Finley, Annie Sprinkle, (773) 348-PROP or 935-6100.

Matt Bernstein Sycamore, author of Pulling Taffy, is at Barbara's Bookstore, 7:30 p.m., Wed., April 9, 1350 N. Wells, (312) 642-5044.

Gerber/Hart Library hosts a discussion of A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry, Thursday, April 10, 7-8:30 p.m., 1127 W. Granville, (773) 381-8030.

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, but hopefully will be on her best behavior for the benefit. Call (312) 922-2322.

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