Kim Gordon at Music Box Feb. 26
The Chicago Humanities Festival ( CHF ) will present musician, artist and founding member of band Sonic Youth Kim Gordon on Thursday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m. at the Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Ave.
The post-punk rocker comes to Chicago to discuss her new memoir, Girl in a Band, with CHF Program Director and former WBEZ host Alison Cuddy. The program will include an opening performance by Girls Rock! Chicago alum Alex Lund, with a book-signing following the discussion.
Tickets are $8-18, with book/ticket packages available for $33-38. Passes are currently on sale at www.chicagohumanities.org or via the CHF Box Office at 312-494-9509.
Kelly Clarkson's new CD out March 3
Grammy Award winner Kelly Clarkson has revealed the track list for her upcoming CD, Piece By Piece, which will be out March 3, according to a press release.
Clarkson released her first single, "Heartbeat Song," on Jan. 12, and some of the other songs on the 13-track album include "Good Goes the Bye," "Run Run Run" ( with John Legend ), "Invincible" and the title tune. Her last studio album, Stronger, had hits in the title song and "Mr. Know-It-All."
Visit www.kellyclarkson.com .
International Women's Day Dance on March 7
Chicago groups are bringing back the popular International Women's Day Dance to Chicago, Saturday, March 7, 7 p.m.-midnight, at the National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture, 3015 W. Division St.
The Chicago Foundation for Women ( CFW ) LGBT Giving Council is sponsoring the event, which is open to people of all identities 21 and older.
See www.cfw.org/internationalwomensdaydance for info, or call 312-577-2801. The early-bird rate ends Feb. 21.
The host committee is Rita Adair, Evette Cardona, Pat Ewert, Jess Kane, Suzanne Kraus, Melba Poole, Laura Stempel, Linda Wagner and Toi Williams. Proceeds will go to the Lavender Fund of the LGBTQ Giving Council of CFW.
'Frost Fest' in Boystown this week
Northalsted Business Alliance is presenting "Frost Fest" through Feb. 28.
Boystown activities will include Taste of Northalsted through Feb. 26, "Warm-Up Wednesday" Feb. 25 and the craft-beer festival "Brisk Brews" Feb. 28.
"Warm-Up Wednesday" allows guests to enjoy warm drinks along the Northalsted strip; "Brisk Brews" lets people pick between two three-hour tasting sessions beginning at 1 p.m. or 6 p.m.
Buy tickets at www.Northalsted.com .
Full calendar of events at the link: www.windycitymediagroup.com/gay/chicago/events/upcoming.php .