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by TRACY BAIM
2004-07-21

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The Gay Games VII Bowling fundraiser is Sat., July 24, to support people with HIV/AIDS to attend and participate in the 2006 Gay Games in Chicago. $30 per person, or $150 for team of 6, River Rand Bowl, Des Plaines, for information, call (773) 907-2006 or see www.gaygameschicago.org .

The Chicago Riptide Water Polo team, which will compete at the International Gay and Lesbian Aquatics contest 2004, has a benefit at Sidetrack Wed., July 21, www.chicagoriptide.com .

Homolatte July 22, hosted by Scott Free, features Liberte Unlocked, Jennie Mutation and more. Benefit for Halsted 3 Defense Fund, 8 p.m., No Exit Cafe, 6970 N. Glenwood, (773) 743-3355.

Speakeasy hosts a performance by regular favorites Dylan Rice and Dave Mendez July 22, 8-10 p.m., $5 cover, 1401 W. Devon, (773) 338-0600.

Sound-Bar July 25 features DJs Mark Picchiotti and Earl Pleasure, 226 W. Ontario, www.sound-bar.com .

Baton Show Lounge presents Mr. Continental 2004 July 26, Ray Matthews, at the Windy City Continental Contest, 436 N. Clark, (312) 6444-5269.

Affinity Community Services' 4th Annual Jazz 'N July Benefit is Sat., July 31. Celebrate this July with Jazz—7 p.m.-12 a.m., $50 in advance, $55 at the door. Stephen M. Bailey Auditorium, 1340 W. Washington, (773) 324-0377, www.affinity95.org .


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