|Red Stars announce renewals
The Chicago Red Stars announced the multi-year contract renewals of 12 players. Danielle Colaprico, Hannah Davison, Vanessa DiBernardo, Zoey Goralski, Sarah Gorden, Rachel Hill, Katie Johnson, Alyssa Mautz, Kayla Sharples ...
|Pritzker: Almost 500K cannabis arrest records expunged|
On Dec. 31, 2020, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker announced 492,129 non-felony cannabis-related arrest records have been expunged at the state level by the Illinois State Police. The announcement happened four years in advance of the deadline ...
|Five Worth Finding: Last-minute shopping
—RuPaul Fan Favorites Gift (CannaBellaLux.com): Advertising itself as "a female-forward boutique + lifestyle brand," Chicago-based Canna Bella Lux has a lot of intriguing items, including this gift set. This set includes a RuPaul candle, a 5" ...
Lookingglass to present 'Her Honor Jane Byrne' on Nov. 26, 28|
Lookingglass Theatre Company, in collaboration with WBEZ 91.5 Chicago, will present a world-premiere audio play of Her Honor Jane Byrne, written and directed by Ensemble Member and Mellon Playwright in Residence J. Nicole Brooks. Her Honor ...
|Jeannie Tanner releases inspirational song, art-inclusive video
Local singer-songwriter Jeannie Tanner has released her new single and video, "I Wanna Be the Change." According to a press release, the song was inspired by many of the speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ...
|Red Stars tie Washington 1-1|
Savannah McCaskill scored in the 72nd minute as the Chicago Red Stars played to a 1-1 tie against the Washington Spirit on Sept. 26. For the second straight game, Sarah Luebbert earned an assist with her ...
|SHOWBIZ #ReadOutProud, Mj Rodriguez, Kate Winslet, Jennifer Lopez|
Non-profit organization Pride and Less Prejudice (PLP) has launched a #ReadOutProud fundraising campaign video with LGBTQ celebrities including Adam Rippon, Nicole Maines, Darryl Stephens, Patrik-Ian Polk, Theo Germaine, Nikki Blonsky ...
|NUNN ON ONE TV Nicco Annan makes it rain on 'P-Valley'|
Onetime activist and Olivier Award-winning playwright Katori Hall wrote a play called Pussy Valley that has now evolved into the new Starz series P-Valley. The story is set at Pynk, a popular strip club in Mississippi, ...
|Red Stars reach championship |
Bianca St. Georges, Rachel Hill and Savannah McCaskill score as the Chicago Red Stars advance to the NWSL Challenge Cup Final with a 3-2 victory over Sky Blue FC in the NWSL (National Women's Soccer League) ...
|Chicago Sky hosts 'Unapologetically You' Pride virtual panel|
In honor of Pride month, the Chicago Sky held a virtual panel "Being Unapologetically You" June 23 focused on success stories from three local LGBTQ leaders. E3 Radio Founder and CEO Anna DeShawn moderated the eent. ...
|NUNN ON ONE TELEVISION Trans actress' dreams come true on 'Supergirl'|
Actress Nicole Maines represents a new generation of transgender activists who are growing both artistically and publicly. Maines was assigned to being male at birth and at three years old showed that was incorrect. Later in ...
|THEATER REVIEW Her Honor Jane Byrne|
Playwright: J. Nicole Brooks At: Lookingglass Theatre, 821 N. Michigan. Tickets: LookingglassTheatre.org Price: Tickets no longer available. Runs through: Canceled due to coronavirus [NOTE: Performances have been suspended due to ...
|Illinois Cannabis Convention April 3 - 4|
CHICAGO, IL (March 10, 2020) This April 3 4th at the Chicago Hilton marks the start of conventions in Illinois focused on the cannabis industry, and one of the first of its kind will ...
|Steppenwolf opens 2020/21 Season and the new theatre building
CHICAGO (March 4, 2020) Steppenwolf Theatre Company Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro and the Steppenwolf ensemble proudly announced the 2020/21 Season today. As the storied ensemble theater company embarks on its 45th season, a lineup ...
|'Lez Beaus' play fest Feb. 14-16|
Violet Surprise is presenting Lez Beausa play festival celebrating lesbian love through the agesFeb. 14-16 at The Martin, 2515 W. North Ave. The festival features 12 10-minute plays crafted by Rachel Baker, Shawntai Brown, Annalise Cain, ...