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Upcoming: Halloween; LeAnn Rime; art auction; Trans talk show
Special to the online edition of Windy City Times
2015-10-20

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'Haunting History' through Oct. 31

David Parr is presenting "Haunting History: A Halloween Treat for Grown-Ups" Oct. 23, 24, 30 and 31 at 7, 8 and 9 p.m. at the Evanston History Center, 225 Greenwood St., Evanston.

Guests will explore the corridors of the historic Dawes House, completed in 1895. With Parr guiding, each room promises an encounter with the strange and supernatural, including sitting in on a 19th-century seance and seeing the infamous poker game with Wild Bill Hickok.

Tickets $20. ( No one under age 13 admitted. ) Information and advance tickets are available at DavidParr.com . ( A preview video is at www.youtube.com/watch . )

LeAnn Rimes holiday album out now

Grammy-sinning singer-songwriter LeAnn Rimes has released her new Christmas album, Today Is Christmas.

The album was recorded in Los Angeles at Capitol Recording Studios and Sunset Sound Studios; and was co-produced by Rimes, Darrell Brown and Niko Bolas. Rimes also co-wrote two original songs for the album: the title track as well as "I Still Believe in Santa Claus." Among the other tracks on the album are "Celebrate Me Home" ( featuring Gavin DeGraw ), "Little Drummer Boy" and "Auld Lang Syne."

The album is available for pre-order at iTunes and Amazon.

North Halsted to host Halloween activities

On Saturday, Oct. 31, The Northalsted Business Alliance will host a day-long themed celebration for all ages in Lake View.

The Alliance teams with Triangle Neighbors, NoteworthyNotes, and the Children's Learning Place to bring an afternoon of kids' activities. There will be family activities at 12 p.m. along North Halsted Street, and the Family and Pet Parade will take place at 1:30 p.m. in Space Park, 815 W. Roscoe St.

The Ruby Red Relay takes center stage at 3 p.m., when teams of four compete in a campy race to benefit the AIDS Foundation of Chicago.

The day culminates with the annual Halloween Parade with a 4 p.m. kickoff at Halsted Street and Belmont Avenue, traveling north to Cornelia Street. The costume contest will award winners in four categories: Drag, Group, Scariest and Theme. The winners will be announced at 6 p.m. at Halsted and Roscoe.

Visit Northalsted.com .

MCA's 'Benefit Art Auction' Oct. 23

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago's ( MCA's ) Benefit Art Auction—with Sotheby's sponsoring—returns Oct. 23.

The museum's most significant fundraising event will feature work by contemporary artists such as Olafur Elaisson, Takashi Murakami, Sterling Ruby and Doris Salcedo, as well as work by promising emerging artists.

Tickets start at $750; visit mcachicago.org or call 312-397-4017 .-

Trans talk show Oct. 25 at museum

Tibsen Entertainment Productions will present the live recording of the upcoming series Transformative: The Talk Show on Sunday, Oct. 25, 7 p.m., at the Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark St.

This show will be a pilot show, and a trailer show for a major cable TV network. Some of the issues expected to be covered include discrimination, hate crimes, suicide and homelessness.

For more information, email tibsenent@gmail.com .

See full calendar of events at the link: www.windycitymediagroup.com/gay/chicago/events/upcoming.php .


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