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  Johnson retires after Lightfoot fires him

Former Chicago Police Department Superintendent Eddie Johnson—fired for allegedly lying to Mayor Lori Lightfoot about his actions in the hours before he was found asleep behind the wheel of a running vehicle—officially retired from the department ...


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  Pritzker strengthens state's cannabis law

Surrounded by criminal-justice reform advocates and lawmakers at Cabrini Green Legal Aid, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker signed legislation Dec. 4 to strengthen what his office calls the most equity-centric adult-use cannabis law in the nation and ...


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  Dealership giving away car in contest

Chevrolet of Homewood is giving away a car for the fifth consecutive year. Each contest participant should submit a story ( no more than 200 words ) about himself/herself/themself or someone that person knows, explaining why ...


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  December at Women & Children First to include Drag Queen Story Hour

CHICAGO, IL ( December 3, 2019 ) - As 2019 comes to a close, Women & Children First is proud to announce our 19 Bestselling Books of 2019! Once again, this list brilliantly reflects our feminist ...


Hell-in-a-Handbag-Productions-to-hold-annual-Hams4Hams-Holiday-Fundraiser

  Hell in a Handbag Productions to hold annual "Hams4Hams" Holiday Fundraiser

CHICAGO ( December 4, 2019 ) — Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to bring back its annualHams4Hams fundraiser during the company's two holiday productions. Since launching the initiative in 2012, Handbag has raised over ...


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  Deeply Rooted hires managing director

Deeply Rooted Productions ( DRP ), the umbrella organization of Deeply Rooted Dance Theater ( DRDT ), has appointed Jacquelyn Smiley Robinson as managing director. She joins a leadership team that includes Co-Founder/Creative Director Kevin Iega ...


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  Black Ensemble Theater announces 44th Season

Chicago, IL—Black Ensemble Theater's Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor announces its 44th Season: The 2020 Season of Change. The 2020 Season includes tributes to legendary heroes from throughout history, popular songs that were the B-sides of ...


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  Planned Parenthood Action Fund makes new endorsements for Illinois U.S House 2020 Elections

CHICAGO — Today, December 3, 2019, Planned Parenthood Action Fund announced its endorsement of Bobby Rush ( IL-01 ), Robin Kelly ( IL-02 ), Jeśus "Chuy" GarcÃa ( IL-04 ), Danny Davis ( IL-07 ), Raja ...


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  Jewish LGBTQ group expands in Chicago

Keshet—the nation's largest organization working for LGBTQ equality in all facets of Jewish life—has expanded in Chicago with the addition of a full-time staff member, a press release noted. Essie Shachar-Hill recently came on board as ...


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  CPD's Johnson fired weeks before retirement

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot fired police superintendent Eddie Johnson on Dec. 2—weeks before his retirement after the city's top watchdog found he engaged in a series of "intolerable" actions, The Chicago Tribune reported. This latest action ...


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  Jewish theater arts conference takes place

The Alliance for Jewish Theatre ( AJT ) hosted the largest Jewish theater arts conference in the country Nov. 3-5 in Chicago. Nearly 100 artists from North America and Israel converged in Chicago at AJT's annual ...


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  DINING Kinton opening, 'Breakfast with Santa,' Aboyer's brunch

—Kinton Ramen will open its second Chicago location this December in the city's Wicker Park neighborhood at 1426 N. Milwaukee Ave. The 2,100-square-foot Kinton Ramen Wicker Park features 54 main dining room seats and 11 open-kitchen ...


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  Congo Square Theatre to present rare production of Day of Absence

CHICAGO ( December 2, 2019 ) — Congo Square Theatre Company, well known for its powerful portrayal of African American classics and gripping new works, commemorates its 20th Anniversary season with a rare production of the ...


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  LGBT Community Fund accepting grant applications

The LGBT Community Fund is now accepting applications for Community Grants from nonprofit 501( c )( 3 ) organizations in Cook County serving or intending to serve the LGBT community. Community Grants are designed for a ...


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  Chicago drag production in Louisville Dec. 21

For the past decade, Snow White and the Seven Drag Queens has played to sold out crowds in Boystown, at the SOHO House Chicago, in historic Provincetown and, most recently, at Louisville's own Play Dance Bar. ...


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  Gay-owned Pastoral closing

Greg O'Neill and Ken Miller—the couple who the founded and owned Chicago business Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine—announced that the spots will be closing after 15 years. In a letter to Pastoral's customers and stakeholders, ...


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  Queer as Polka: Lakeside Pride plays a new tune

Kaitlyn Hollysmith has added the "oom-pah-pah" rhythm to the many styles and sounds Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles plays through the new ensemble Queer as Polka. Hollysmith was born and raised in Long Grove, Illinois. In fourth ...


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  Ceremony held for lesbian U.S District Judge Mary Rowland

A ceremonial investiture took place for Judge Mary M. Rowland—the first out lesbian to serve on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois—Nov. 25 at the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse in the Loop. Rowland ...


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  Queer Kickboxing Club, Queer Meetup Chicago aim to offer safe spaces

Earlier this year, G Silverstein-Tapp was looking for safe spaces that catered to queer, trans and gender nonconforming people like themself; however, what they discovered was many existing LGBTQ spaces were focused on femme-identifying queer people ...


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  Center for Disability and Elder Law launches 'Proud to Thrive'

The Center of Disability and Elder Law ( CDEL ) announced its "Proud to Thrive" program at an "LGBT Elder Cultural Responsiveness and Advance Directive Training for Legal Professionals" event Nov. 20 at Clark Hill PLC's ...


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  'I Am Going to Die Alone...' through Dec. 6

Prop Thtr is continuing its 2019-20 season with the world premiere of I Am Going To Die Alone And I Am Not Afraid—a new play exploring modern oppression through the legacy of the Holocaust. The play ...


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  Study reveals impact of storefront theaters

The Chicago-based Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation ( the Foundation )—an organization that offers unrestricted grants to Chicago theater companies with budgets under $1 million—recently surveyed its small-theater grantees to reveal the large impact they make ...


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  Caucus launches The Prosperity Project

Chicago Black Gay Men's Caucus has launched The Prosperity Project—a three-year campaign to eliminate HIV among Black gay, bisexual and same-gender-loving men in Chicagoland. The caucus is asking our Black SGL men about their strengths, weaknesses ...


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  World AIDS Day events happening in Chicagoland

This year, there will be various events taking place to mark World AIDS Day. Below is a list of some events taking place to note this special time. ( All events are in Chicago unless otherwise ...


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  NU professor talks about delving into the heart of 'Infectious Blackness'

The tale of Michael Johnson took a turn this past July—when he was released from a Missouri jail 25 years early. In 2013, Johnson—a Black man who was a college student—was arrested in St. Charles, Missouri, ...


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  WINDY CITY TIMES 2019 Holiday Gift Guide Part One of Two

Feel the heat We all know the polar vortex may be revisiting sooner rather than letter, so be ready with Heat Holders socks and gloves ( various prices; HeatHolders.com ). The socks, specially developed with cashmere-like ...


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  Vaginal Davis exhibit at Art Institute in 2020

The Art Institute of Chicago is slated to run "Vaginal Davis: The White to Be Angry" Feb. 1-April 26, 2020. Davis is a key figure in the history of queer music, performance and video art. Naming ...


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  Center hosts Oscars kickoff party

Center on Halsted hosted the "A Night With Oscar 2020" kickoff party Nov. 13. The Center presented a panel discussion about Chicago's underground ball scene featuring Legendary Troy Ebony, from House of Ebony; Nikolay Khan, from ...


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  Raoul among attorneys general to argue trans students should use restrooms of gender identities

Chicago — Attorney General Kwame Raoul joined a coalition of 23 attorneys general to file an amicus brief in the Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit in support of transgender rights in an antidiscrimination lawsuit, ...


Trans-HIV-military-ban-panel-Dec-2-with-US-Rep-Quigley

  Trans/HIV+ military ban panel Dec. 2 with U.S. Rep. Quigley

U.S. Congressman Mike Quigley ( D-Illinois ) is hosting a panel discussing the transgender/HIV-positive military ban Monday, Dec. 2, at the Pritzker Military Museum & Library, 104 S. Michigan Ave., 1:30-3 p.m. In addition to Quigley, ...


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  Youth urged to take quiz before World AIDS Day

As part of a continuing effort to educate young people about HIV prevention and treatment, Illinois HIV Care Connect has introduced HIV and youth web content to support the Y.O.U.T.H. ( Youth Overcoming Undetected and Treatable ...


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  Joffrey performing Chicago-set 'Nutcracker'

The Joffrey Ballet's reimagined classic, The Nutcracker, by Tony-winning choreographer Christopher Wheeldon, returns to open the holiday season at the historic Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Dr., in 29 performances Nov. 30-Dec. 29. This ...


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  Open house Dec. 7 at Wright Home and Studio

The Frank Lloyd Wright Trust will present a holiday open house at the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, 951 Chicago Ave., Oak Park, on Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The home will be decked ...


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  SAVOR Stockton brunch; Equality Illinois wine-tasting

DISH Dining Guide

Stockton ( 1009 N. Rush St., second floor; StocktonChicago.com ) is in the space that the upscale Japanese restaurant Jellyfish occupied—but it definitely has established its own vibe since opening in October. Unfortunately, very few people ...


DINING-Frostys-Christmas-Bar-Tzuco-brunch-Thanksgiving-options

  DINING 'Frosty's Christmas Bar,' Tzuco brunch, Thanksgiving options

—The pop-up space Frosty's Christmas Bar is running at 809 W. Evergreen Ave. through Jan. 5, 2020. It is four levels of holiday cheer, with singing Santa shows, non-stop holiday music, three bars and two dance ...


LETTER-GroceryLand-anniversary

  LETTER GroceryLand anniversary

Dear Editor: Twenty-five years ago, our beloved GroceryLand opened its doors and served its first participants! On Christmas Eve in 1988, a steadfast and caring crew of volunteers—led by Heartland Alliance Health's own Lori Cannon—began delivering ...


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  Red Stars teammates get Player of the Year nods

Chicago Red Stars defender Julie Ertz and goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher are nominated for U.S. Soccer's Female Player of the Year Award. Both Chicago players were key members of the U.S. women's national team that won the ...


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  Local designer Richard Dayhoff brings gender neutrality to collection

One thing that makes Chicago's fashion scene distinct is the variety of designers and their own signature styles. Richard Dayhoff is one of several designers in the Windy City, but he cannot be mistaken for any ...


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  And they're off ... Santa Speedo Run returns to Boystown

The December chill will be no match for the hot participants in the annual Santa Speedo Run Boystown, Saturday, December 7. This ninth annual run, presented by Miller Lite and Sidetrack, will raise money to support ...


PERFORMER-OF-THE-WEEK-Travis-Fiero

  PERFORMER OF THE WEEK Travis Fiero

BEHIND THE NAME: "I was stressing about finding the perfect drag name and I finally just asked my roommate what it should be and she goes 'I don't know, Travis? Yeah, do Travis' and then went ...


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  THEATER FEATURE Here come the sugarplum shows!Here come the sugarplum shows!

It's the sugarplums and treacle season when theaters large and small, city and 'burbs, non-profit and commercial grow jolly, holly, happy, sappy, snowy, glowy and Doc with holiday shows, this year more than ever before, with ...


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  THEATER REVIEW The Inheritance (Part One & Part Two)

By: Matthew Lopez At: Ethel Barrymore Theatre, 243 W. 47th St., New York. Tickets: 800-447-7400 or TheInheritancePlay.com; $39-$349 per play. Runs through: March 1 Can gay writers born an ocean and nearly a century apart inspire ...


Critics-Picks

  Critics' Picks

Every Holiday Show Ever!: Your favorite theater and/or neighborhood troupe probably is doing a money making holiday show. It's treacle and shameless commerce, but don't be a Scrooge/Grinch and go see one! Most ( not all ...


THEATER-REVIEW-Lindiwe-

  THEATER REVIEW Lindiwe

Playwright: Eric Simonson; music by Ladysmith Black Mambazo. At: Steppenwolf Theatre Company, 1650 N. Halsted St. Tickets: 312-335-1650; Steppenwolf.org; $20-$114. Runs through: Jan. 5 There are hints early on that one of the lovers—Lindiwe and Adam—is ...


OPERA-REVIEW-Don-Giovanni-

  OPERA REVIEW Don Giovanni

Score: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Libretto: Lorenzo Da Ponte At: Lyric Opera of Chicago, 20 N. Wacker Dr. Tickets: 312-827-5600 or LyricOpera.org; $39-$299. Runs through Dec. 8 When opera companies revive old productions, the original director typically ...


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  THEATER REVIEW The First Deep Breath

Playwright: Lee Edward Colston II At: Victory Gardens Theatre at the Biograph, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. Tickets: VictoryGardens.org and 773-871-3000; $31-$65. Runs through: Dec. 22 Don't begrudge Lee Edward Colston II his play's running time—three acts ...


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  AIDS Garden to unveil Haring sculpture

On Nov. 14, the Chicago Parks Foundation announced that the first phase of the new AIDS Garden Chicago will be complete this fall with the unveiling of a specially commissioned 30-foot-high sculpture, "Self-Portrait," by the late ...


Chicagoans-mark-Transgender-Day-of-Remembrance

  Chicagoans mark Transgender Day of Remembrance

Members of Chicago's transgender community, as well as their allies, gathered at West Point Missionary Baptist Church on the city's South Side the evening of Nov. 20 to observe the Transgender Day of Remembrance. This particular ...


Lightfoot-officials-announce-Cannabis-Facts-campaign-

  Lightfoot, officials announce 'Cannabis Facts' campaign

With the legalization of cannabis in the state of Illinois on Jan. 1, 2020, Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Chicago Department of Public Health ( CDPH ) are issuing guidance and precautionary information for ...


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  Warren in Chicago Nov. 30 for town hall

Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren will return to Chicago Saturday, Nov. 30 for a public town hall. The event will take place 6:15 p.m. at the Broadway Armory, 5917 N. Broadway. Doors will open at 5 p.m. ...


THEATER-REVIEW-The-First-Deep-Breath

  THEATER REVIEW The First Deep Breath

Playwright: Lee Edward Colston II At: Victory Gardens Theatre at the Biograph, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. Tickets: VictoryGardens.org and 773-871-3000; $31-$65. Runs through: Dec. 22 Don't begrudge Lee Edward Colston II his play's running time—three acts ...


Chicago-Gay-Mens-Chorus-to-present-HOLIDISCO

  Chicago Gay Men's Chorus to present HOLIDISCO

CHICAGO, October 29, 2019 — Chicago Gay Men's Chorus presents HOLIDISCO, running December 6-8, 2019 at three venues in the Chicagoland area. Experience this unforgettable show complete with all the tantalizing glitz and glamour that the ...


Trans-Day-of-Resilience-Art-Poetry-Uplift-Black-Trans-Power-and-Liberation-

  Trans Day of Resilience Art, Poetry Uplift Black Trans Power and Liberation

November 20, 2019 — Ten trans and non-binary visual artists and poets of color from across the country, including Chicagoan Benji Hart, have collaborated to honor Trans Day of Resilience ( TDOR ) by creating original ...


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  Cook County Clerk's office celebrates marriage equality milestones

To commemorate the upcoming 15,000th marriage license for same-sex couples in Cook County—and the sixth anniversary of then Gov. Pat Quinn signing marriage equality into law—Cook County Clerk Karen Yarbrough hosted an event Nov. 19 at ...


Pizer-announces-12th-District-House-run

  Pizer announces 12th District House run

Lake View realtor and developer Jonathan "Yoni" Pizer announced Nov. 20 that he would be running for the 12th District state representative's seat, after that seat's current occupant, Sara Feigenholtz, has said she would be vying ...


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  Smollett files malicious prosecution countersuit

Actor Jussie Smollett, who last winter alleged that he'd been the victim of a vicious anti-gay attack in downtown Chicago, filed a federal lawsuit on Nov. 19 against, among others, the City of Chicago, Chicago Police ...


State-of-LGBTQ-Equality-in-nine-Illinois-cities-detailed-in-HRCs-index

  State of LGBTQ Equality in nine Illinois cities detailed in HRC's index

WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) Foundation, the educational arm of the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer ( LGBTQ ) civil rights organization, in partnership with the Equality Federation ...


THEATER-REVIEW-Waiting-for-Godot

  THEATER REVIEW Waiting for Godot

Author: Samuel Beckett At: Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N Lincoln Ave. Tickets: VictoryGardens.org or 773-871-3000; $20-$40. Runs through: Dec. 15 For being the great, rule-breaking work of its time, Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot can end ...


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  DINING Movember drink, Black Wednesday and Thanksgiving options

—In honor of Men's Health Awareness Month, Bassment ( Chicago speakeasy-style lounge ), 353 W. Hubbard St., will be donating a portion of proceeds to the Movember foundation from purchases of the brand's signature cocktail, The ...


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  Leather community gives at GroceryLand

To commemorate Groceryland's 25th anniversary, as well as to kick off the the season of giving, the Chicago leather community worked at GroceryLand, 5543 N. Broadway, on Nov. 16, handing out turkeys and all the fixings ...


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  HRC plots course ahead at 2019 Chicago gala

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood ( D-14 ) and actor Theo Germaine were among those headlining HRC's annual gala the evening of Nov. 16 at the Fairmont Hotel downtown. The sold-out event also ...


ALMA-marks-30-years-of-activism-by-opening-archives

  ALMA marks 30 years of activism by opening archives

The Association of Latinx Motivating Action ( ALMA ) celebrated its 30th anniversary Nov. 15 by opening its archives to the public at the Puerto Rican Arts Alliance ( PRAA ), 3000 N. Elbridge Ave. ALMA ...


Chick-fil-A-claims-it-will-stop-donating-to-anti-LGBTQ-groups

  Chick-fil-A claims it will stop donating to anti-LGBTQ groups

Chick-fil-A claims it's going to stop donating to anti-LGBTQ organizations as it tries to expand its business into more liberal parts of the country and internationally, media reports noted. The fast food chain got headlines a ...


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  State's first lady attends Equality Illinois event

On Nov. 17, Illinois' first lady made a historic appearance at an annual LGBTQ event. M.K. Pritzker was the star speaker at Sidetrack's annual MOMosa brunch, which brings together mothers and their LGBTQ children together at ...


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  Brewery has Nov. 22 event with Chicago House

Revolution Brewing is again teaming with Chicago House and Social Service Agency to raise funds for HIV/AIDS-affected, disenfranchised individuals as well as the local LGBTQ community. The second annual "We Are Family" fundraising event will take ...


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  Open house Dec. 7 at Wright Home and Studio

The Frank Lloyd Wright Trust will present a holiday open house at the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, 951 Chicago Ave., Oak Park, on Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The home will be decked ...


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  Kahlo exhibition tickets on sale Dec. 10

The Cleve Carney Museum of Art ( CCMA ) and the McAninch Arts Center ( MAC ) at the College of DuPage ( COD ) will host one of the largest private collections of original artworks ...


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  SAVOR City Mouse; Redline VR

I previously dined at City Mouse ( 311 N. Morgan St.; CityMouseChicago.com ) not too long ago during a stay in the adjoining Ace Hotel—and remembered being impressed with the cuisine. A year and a half ...


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  THEATER REVIEW Rutherford and Son

Playwright: Githa Sowerby At: Timeline Theatre Company at Baird Hall, 615 W. Wellington Ave. Tickets: TimelineTheatre.com and 773-281-8463; $42. Runs through: Jan. 12 Theater historians and classroom curricula have long credited Henrik Ibsen and George Bernard ...


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  DIFFA's 'Art for Life' raises $110K

On Oct. 24, DIFFA/Chicago hosted its third annual art auction, Art for Life Chicago, where guests celebrated the power and beauty of art as well as raised vital funds to benefit those living with and vulnerable ...


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  Currie, Darling in Chicago on Nov. 25

Los Angeles-based female rock icons Cherie Currie and Brie Darling are embarking on their first-ever tour together in support of their recently released album, The Motivator—and will perform at City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph St., on ...


YEPP-holds-second-annual-Rise-Up-event

  YEPP holds second annual 'Rise Up' event

Youth Empowerment Performance Project ( YEPP ) held its second annual Rise Up: A Celebration of Resilience Nov. 13 at Chicago Theater Works. YEPP Board Member and Co-Chair La Tony welcomed the more than 200 people ...


ELECTIONS-2020-Kina-Collins-fundraiser-highlights-Transgender-Awareness-Week

  ELECTIONS 2020 Kina Collins fundraiser highlights Transgender Awareness Week

Nov, 14, LGBTQ leaders and allies joined Kina Collins at the "LGBTQ+ All in for Kina!" party held at Cantina Laredo in downtown Chicago. The event was a part of Collins' campaign for the 7th District ...


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  Historians seek LGBTQ responses for next work

Writers/historians St Sukie de la Croix and Owen Keehnen are again seeking responses—this time for a third volume of the Tell Me About It series. Participants will answer up to 15 questions about their lives. People ...


Palatine-school-district-to-back-trans-access-to-restrooms-lockers

  Palatine school district to back trans access to restrooms, lockers

On Nov. 14, Palatine School District 211 voted to relax bathroom and locker room restrictions for transgender students, media outlets reported. At the public meeting, held at Fremd High School, parents and students spoke out on ...







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