Pelofsky at Laugh Factory Aug. 22
Comedian, actress and so-called "superhero to the gays" Shawn Pelofsky will be at Laugh Factory Chicago, 3175 N. Broadway, on Thursday, Aug. 22, at 8 p.m.
Pelofsky has been seen on shows like Community, Lip Service, Chelsea Lately and Last Comic Standing, and has worked with stars like Will Ferrell, Richard Lewis, Bill Maher and Margaret Cho.
Madonna birthday tribute Aug. 15-17 at Davenport's
"Lucky Star: Madonna at 55 and Beyond," a birthday tribute to the superstar singer featuring Melissa Young, will take place Aug. 15-17 at Davenport's, 1383 N. Milwaukee Ave., at 8 p.m.
More than 20 of Madonna's songs, spanning her 30-year career, get musical makeovers.
There is a $15 cover and a two-drink minimum. Visit www.davenportspianobar.com or call 773-278-1830.
Artemis Singers' new members night Aug. 22
Artemis Singers,, Chicago's lesbian feminist chorus, will hold its new members night at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 22, for women to meet the singers and see what the chorus is like. No audition is required.
The nonprofit chorus specializes in performing music written or arranged by women. Artemis Singers is looking for new singers with all levels of musical skill. Music sight-reading ability is not mandatory.
The chorus soon will begin preparing for its Dec. 6-7 winter solstice concert performances at the Ethical Humanist Society, 7574 N. Lincoln Ave., Skokie.
Email email@example.com or call 773-764-4465 for details and location of the Aug. 22 rehearsal.
Kate Bush tribute Aug. 21
On Wed., Aug, 21, The Whistler (2421 N. Milwaukee Ave.) will play host to "Song of Summer: A Kate Bush Tribute Night," a party celebrating the British singer-songwriter's career in honor of the 35th anniversary of the release of her debut album, The Kick Inside.
The third edition of a Kate Bush Tribute Night in Chicago will feature live performances from artists including Kyle Greer and Distant Cities.
The event is free and will begin at 9:30 p.m. See whistlerchicago.com .
exhibition at MCA Sept. 2014
The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Chicago has been announced as the U.S. venue for the world tour of the "David Bowie is" exhibition that London's Victoria and Albert Museum is organizing.
"David Bowie is" will show September 2014-January 2015.
More than 300 objects (including costumes, photography and album artwork) will be brought together for the exhibition. See www.mcachicago.org .