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The Spread: Bobby Love's, Buck's, Charlie's, Eagle, Hideaway, Hydrate, Jackhammer, Madrigal's   2004
Windy City Times 2018-07-18
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SUNDAY SPECIALS
ToucheTouche
.50 cent Bud and Bud Light drafts

The CallThe Call
$2 PBRs $5 Mug-O-Margaritas $12 Long Island Pitchers

Big ChicksBig Chicks
Free BBQ/inside picnic at 4:30 p.m., $2.50 vodka lemonades

Progress BarProgress Bar
Reincarnate party. Resident DJ Zebo

InnexileInnexile
BLUE MOON PINTS WITH A SLICE OF ORANGE - $3.00

CellblockCellblock
The weekend isn't over just yet Join bartenders Rick and Mark

Circuit 5.0Circuit 5.0
"Noche Latina" Traditional Latin Music & Pop Energy

Phoenix Bar   (Hunter's) Phoenix Bar (Hunter's)
Open @ Noon Ultimate Sports on all Screens * Latin Night 9pm - 2am

Scot'sScot's
$3.50 well drinks and Miller Lite drafts

Dick's R U CrazeeDick's R U Crazee
Free Hotdogs and Chips

AtmosphereAtmosphere
DIVA! All Drag Revue * 1st and 3rd Sundays * $4 Hornitos Lime shots

Roscoe'sRoscoe's
$12 Absolut Long Island Pitchers $5 Jameson Shots $1 Miller Lite Drafts

Farraguts on ClarkFarraguts on Clark
Free Pool & $2.00 drafts of Miller lite, Leinenkugels, and PBR

Hamburger Mary'sHamburger Mary's
$5 pints of Sauza Margaritas and frozen slushies, all day in Hamburger Mary's and Mary's Rec Room.

Club KraveClub Krave
Drag Bingo @ 7 p.m. with Brandi Wyne, karaoke with Star Finder Karaoke at 9:30PM $2 drafts $4 bloody marys $4 draft pitchers

MinibarMinibar
RETOX Join the 4pm club and don't let Monday ruin your Sunday Funday! $5 Long Islands $5 42 Below $4 Rumpleminze $10 Bottles Of Champagne

Scarlet BarScarlet Bar
Liquid Brunch DJ Dolo and DJ Konsept $12 Champagne Bottles $5 Stoli Drinks $3 Miller Lites

The SoFo TapThe SoFo Tap
$3 Miller Lite Drafts

Crew Bar and GrllCrew Bar and Grll
Miller Lite pitchers $11.50 Mimosa pitchers $14.00 Double Bloody Mary $7.00 Beergarita pints $4.75

BerlinBerlin
1st Sunday: Madonna-Rama w/DJ Riley York 2nd Sunday: New Wave 80s night w/DJ Greg Haus & guests $3 Berlin Bombs (now with Absolut), $5 Tropical Sex pints, $4 Honey flavored whiskey (Jack/Jim), $2 PBR, $3 Corona, $4 Kraken Rum, $6 Stoli

Shakers On Clark (Formerly 3160)Shakers On Clark (Formerly 3160)
$6 Bloody Mary Bar, $4 Mimosas

Estelle'sEstelle's
$5 Brat with Fries $4 SKA Cans

ManeuversManeuvers
Go Retro DJ Kevin $1 Miller Drafts

The GlenwoodThe Glenwood
Sunday Bloody Sunday $5 Absolut Bloody Marys $6 Double Pints of Miller Lite

Kit Kat Lounge & Supper ClubKit Kat Lounge & Supper Club
Divalicious Brunch starring Madam X, 11am-4pm 1/2 off martinis 1/3 off small plates

Bobby Love'sBobby Love's
$10 Bud Light & Miller Lite Pitchers

The ClosetThe Closet
$3.50 Pints of Miller Lite $3.50 Shock Tops

Charlie'sCharlie's
Euchre 6 p.m., karaoke with Man Fag at 9 p.m., $10 top-shelf pitchers

SidetrackSidetrack
Open 1pm Sunday Funday Show Tunes 4-9pm Best of Sidetrack to keep you singing along until 2am

Center on HalstedCenter on Halsted
Celebrate Bisexuality Party 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Club EscapeClub Escape
DJ Mel spins

DS Tequila CompanyDS Tequila Company
Foul Play: 11am - 3pm Brunch $9 Liquor Yards & $6 Beer Yards

Spyners PubSpyners Pub
$3.50 Bombs Away

Lucky Horseshoe LoungeLucky Horseshoe Lounge
Male dancers starting at 2PM

Baton Show LoungeBaton Show Lounge
Shows at 8:30pm, 10:30pm and 12:30am.

HydrateHydrate
Sunday Funday w/hot and sexy go-go boys, beer and cocktail specials, featuring Boystowns largest fishbowl cocktails, 2-7pm 11pm: Sunday w/ the Spinsters: DJ Laura B


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  UPCOMING GAY & LESBIAN EVENTS
Sunday, Jul 22
Peach Presents "Earth" Four-event series celebrates all LGBTQ+ women & femme family with 'The Elements' (Air, Water, Earth, & Fire) exploring the resilient spirit, beauty, and power of our queer community. Yoga, E Nina Jay, spoken Word, DJ. Neutral and earthy colors. Bring Blankets, towels, and lawn chairs. Find Peach Presents: Earth on Facebook  12:00pm - 4:00pm   Frank Lloyd Wright's Emil Bach House, 7415 N Sheridan Rd.
Dr. Leon Kolodziej lectures on The Greatest Psychics Hear about the lives of leading sychics and how they developed their powers.  1:00pm - 4:00pm   Art Gallery Kafe, 127 Front St., Wood Dale, IL  http://www.natureshealingremedies.com
Scary Stories to Save Your Life Twelve playlets about something more frightening than werewolves: real life. Through July 22. $20 or pay-what-you-can   3:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://AboutFaceTheatre.com
Diesel Tykes Album Release Show for Songs For The Rainbow Family Release of 12-song album for all diverse, rainbow families. With Congress of Starlings, Laura Doherty, Erick Deshaun Dorris, Lnk, Scott Free & Jenny Urban.  7:00pm   Wishbone (Lakeview)  3300 N Lincoln Ave Chicago  http://www.dieseltykes.com

Wednesday, Jul 25
The Burning City Neo-Vintage Entertainment Festival Inspired by the 1893 World's Columbian Exhibition with entertainment styles seen along the White City's Midway Plaisance in a massive city-wide, week-long event through July 29. Eight stage shows include top producers and performers. Fest passes $49-$235  Time:TBA   Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway St., Chicago  http://www.burningcityfestival.com
Fast FLIRTING by the Little Gay Book Fast FLIRTING by the Little Gay Book. Chicago: Lesbian/Bi Single Mingle, for Women 35+  6:30pm - 8:30pm   The Sedgwick Stop, 1612 N Sedgwick Street, Chicago, IL  http:///www.littlegaybook.com/chicago/  Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chicago-lesbianbi-single-mingle-age-35-tickets-47126258909
Everybody A 2018 Pulitzer Prize finalist for drama, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' Everybody is a modern retelling of the 15th-century morality play Everyman. Through Aug. 12.  7:30pm   The Buena, Pride Arts Center 4147 N. Broadway  http://BrownPaperBox.org

Thursday, Jul 26
Affinity Community Services virtual leadership series "The Blackprint: A Plan for Building the Leadership Capacity of Black LGBTQ+ Women Leaders," each Thursday in July  12:00pm - 1:00pm   Affinity Community Services, 2850 S. Wabash, #108.  http://bit.ly/AffinitysTheBlackprint
Pride Action Tank Summer Gathering House party to celebrate 2017 accomplishments and kick off the new fiscal year, featuring PAT's signature program, Tiny Homes, and rolling out goals for 2019. Cocktail/appetizer reception. No admission fee. Private home, address provided with registration.   5:30pm - 8:00pm   Bucktown area.  http://tinyurl.com/PATHOUSEPARTY.
Gloria Allred to address LGBT bar association event Legal pioneer on behalf of women's rights and rights for minorities will speak and Illinois Supreme Court Justice Anne Burke will be honored at the Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago Foundation's (LAGBAC Foundation) 14th Annual 'Lawyers for Diversity' Midsummer BBQ. $25 online or $30 at door.  6:00pm   Sidetrack  3349 N Halsted St Chicago  http://lagbac.org/category/events-and-gatherings/
Ibtihaj Muhammad author PROUD: My Fight For an Unlikely American Dream To celebrate the publication of the memoir of the first female Muslim American to medal at the Olympic Games, one of Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People   7:00pm   Anderson’s Bookshop, La Grange 26 S La Grange Rd, La Grange  http://www.andersonsbookshop.com/event/ibtihaj-muhammad

Friday, Jul 27
Andersonville's annual Summer Sidewalk Sale Businesses from 4800 to 5800 N. Clark Street and the adjacent side streets will expand their storefronts to line the sidewalks with summer sales  9:00am - 9:00pm   Various locations  http://andersonville.org
SexuWellness For women and TGNC individuals, a wide variety of sexual and reproductive health-related services like chest/breast exams, mammogram referrals, pap tests including HPV screening and pelvic exams, STI testing, birth control prescription, IUD placements. Fourth Friday of every month. whs@howardbrown.org  5:00pm - 8:00pm   Howard Brown, 6500 N. Clark, Chicago  773-572-8359  http://howardbrown.org/womens-health/
The Sip online show Live show every Friday night, three gay men from diverse occupations and life journeys discuss everything from world headline news to pop culture from a Black LGBTQ perspective.  6:00pm - 7:00pm   On line  http://goo.gl/pL7wWA
World TeamTennis The Philadelphia Freedoms, owned by Billie Jean King. Benefits underserved Chicago youth seeking college through sports.  7:00pm   Tennis Village, 5336 S. State St.  http://WTTChicago.com  Tickets: http://Ticketmaster.com

Saturday, Jul 28
Leather Archives & Museum's Kinky Rummage Sale Free admission to the Museum during the sale. 18+ only. Bring bags or pay $2 charge for a Fist tote bag, while supplies last. Through Sunday, July 29.  9:00am   Leather Archives & Museum  6418 N Greenview Ave Chicago  http://www.facebook.com/events/192655254761168
Gay is Good: Homophile Activism before Stonewall Detailing the beginning of the homophile movement in the U.S., its peak during the ECHO and NACHO conferences, and eventual decline after the Stonewall Riots. Through September  10:00am - 4:00am   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.gerberhart.org
Slutwalk Chicago Bringing awareness of rape culture since 2011. See Slutwalk Chicago 2018 on Facebook  12:00pm   Water Tower Place  835 N Michigan Ave Chicago
arch, protest, chant, laugh, sing, speak out and listen March, protest, chant, laugh, sing, speak out and listen as we talk about the realities of living inside rape culture. chicagoslutwalk@gmail.com  12:00pm   Water Tower Place  835 N Michigan Ave Chicago
Indigo Girls w/ Lydia Loveless Amy Ray and Emily Saliers. Gates 6pm  7:00pm   Canal Shores Golf Course, 1030 Central St., Evanston  http://www.eventbrite.com/e/indigo-girls-w-lydia-loveless-presented-by-space-at-canal-shores-tickets-45046488259
The Roommate Comical mismatch of roommates leads to a surprising and touching friendship. Through Aug. 5  7:30pm   Steppenwolf Theatre  1650 N Halsted Chicago  http://steppenwolf.org
Furman and The Visions Singer Ezra Furman pushes the boundaries between gender, sexuality and religion on his latest album Transangelic Exodus. 21+ Doors 9pm  10:00pm   The Beat Kitchen  2100 W Belmont Chicago  http://www.beatkitchen.com/

Sunday, Jul 29
Leather Archives & Museum's Kinky Rummage Sale Free admission to the Museum during the sale. 18+ only. Bring bags or pay $2 charge for a Fist tote bag, while supplies last. Through Sunday, July 29.  11:00am - 11:00pm   Leather Archives & Museum  6418 N Greenview Ave Chicago  http://www.facebook.com/events/192655254761168
Jazz Benefit for Rape Victim Advocates Ending Sexual Violence. Hosted by Elaine Dame and featuring some of Chicago's best jazz performers. $20. Tax deductible.   4:00pm - 7:00pm   1113 W. Belmont Ave, Chicago  http://rapevictimadvocates.org

Tuesday, Jul 31
The Connect: Pride ERG/BRG Leaders Session for those charged with developing systems, programs, and activities to engage and support their LGBTQ+ employees. Discussion on local challenges will help build the Connect program   4:00pm - 6:00pm   Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago 200 E. Randolph St., Chicago  http://https://glchamber.chambermaster.com/eventregistration/register/3815

Thursday, Aug 2
Queers Homophile Documentary Film Screening Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton's Cafeteria, about transgender women and drag queens who fought police harassment, and Quearborn & Perversion: An Early History of Lesbian & Gay Chicago on LGBTQ life in Chicago from 1934 to 1974. In the Atrium. Reservations required  6:30pm - 9:30pm   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  Tickets: http://form.jotform.com/81494216722154
Homophile Documentary Film Screening Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton's Cafeteria. Transgender women, drag queens fought police at Compton's Cafeteria in San Francisco's Tenderloin in 1966. ALos, Quearborn & Perversion: An Early History of Lesbian & Gay Chicago. Free. Reservations required  6:30pm - 9:30pm   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.gerberhart.org  Tickets: http://form.jotform.com/81494216722154
Sampson McCormick, Black LGBT comic Down to earth veteran comic has taken on race issues, homophobia and helped fight to end LGBT youth homelessness and is touring to remind the public of the beauty and necessity of diversity in comedy. $20   7:00pm   Bru Chicago Cafe (inside Speakeasy), 1562 N Milwaukee Ave., Chicago  Tickets: http://www.sampsoncomedy.com

Friday, Aug 3
The Sip online show Live show every Friday night, three gay men from diverse occupations and life journeys discuss everything from world headline news to pop culture from a Black LGBTQ perspective.  6:00pm - 7:00pm   On line  http://goo.gl/pL7wWA
Everybody A 2018 Pulitzer Prize finalist for drama, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' Everybody is a modern retelling of the 15th-century morality play Everyman. Through Aug. 12.  7:30pm   The Buena, Pride Arts Center 4147 N. Broadway  http://BrownPaperBox.org
Steamworks: The Musical Singing and dancing extravaganza tells of a wide-eyed young man who moves to the Windy City seeking love … and … every Friday through Aug. 10. $20/$15 Students   8:00pm - 9:30pm   Annoyance Theater Mainstage, 851 W. Belmont, Chicago  http://theannoyance.com/
Ferris Hermes with Vagando World Music/Latin Pop quintet with modern rock edge. Ferris Hermes has a sultry voice with hard hitting dumbek playing.   9:00pm   210 Live ,210 Green Bay Rd, Highwood  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9VmkCKl-vg

Saturday, Aug 4
Gay is Good: Homophile Activism before Stonewall Detailing the beginning of the homophile movement in the U.S., its peak during the ECHO and NACHO conferences, and eventual decline after the Stonewall Riots. Through September  10:00am - 4:00am   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.gerberhart.org

Friday, Aug 10
The Sip online show Live show every Friday night, three gay men from diverse occupations and life journeys discuss everything from world headline news to pop culture from a Black LGBTQ perspective.  6:00pm - 7:00pm   On line  http://goo.gl/pL7wWA
Queer Genre Fiction 2nd Fridays  7:00pm - 9:00pm   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.gerberhart.org/
Queer Genre Fiction Book Group Each second Friday  7:00pm - 9:00pm   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.gerberhart.org
Pioneers and Playboys, Gay FTMs Then and Now Trans-focused book reading with author, co-editor, and contributor of two new books - Daring To Be A Man Among Men and Trans Homo...Gasp! Gay FTM & Cis Men on Sex and Love. Free  7:00pm - 9:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org/newevents-details.cfm?ID=15449
Everybody A 2018 Pulitzer Prize finalist for drama, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' Everybody is a modern retelling of the 15th-century morality play Everyman. Through Aug. 12.  7:30pm   The Buena, Pride Arts Center 4147 N. Broadway  http://BrownPaperBox.org

Saturday, Aug 11
Gay is Good: Homophile Activism before Stonewall Detailing the beginning of the homophile movement in the U.S., its peak during the ECHO and NACHO conferences, and eventual decline after the Stonewall Riots. Through September  10:00am - 4:00am   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.gerberhart.org

Wednesday, Aug 15
Taste of Andersonville Three curated dining routes will highlight Andersonville's robust restaurant district. Hosted by the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce. Advance ticket online.   6:00pm - 9:00pm   Check in after 4pm at Swedish American Museum, 5211 N. Clark  http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3566621

Thursday, Aug 16
If Not US, Who? The Struggle of LGBTQ Refugees & Asylum-Seekers Worldwide struggle of LGBTQ refugees and asylum-seekers and what we in Chicago can do to help. Remarks U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley, oderated by Lam Ho, Founder & Executive Director of the Community Activism Law Alliance and panelists= Mike Jarecki, Director Board of Governors American Immigration Lawyers Assn. See If Not US, Who? The Struggle of LGBTQ Refugees &Asylum-Seekers on Facebook  6:30pm - 8:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://rosemont.zanies.com/https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/if-not-us-who-tickets-47916204658
Trans Talk with Congressman Mike Quigley Q&A with Congressman Quigley and Vanessa Sheridan of Center on Halsted  7:00pm - 8:30pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org
The WOMB Open Mic Nite Open mic poetry event. Affinity Community Services is a social justice organization serving the needs of the Black LGBTQ community of Chicago with a particular focus on Black women.   7:00pm   Affinity Community Services  2850 S. Wabash Ave. #108 Chicago  http://affinity95.org

Friday, Aug 17
The Sip online show Live show every Friday night, three gay men from diverse occupations and life journeys discuss everything from world headline news to pop culture from a Black LGBTQ perspective.  6:00pm - 7:00pm   On line  http://goo.gl/pL7wWA
BTQ Book Group 3rd Fridays  7:00pm - 9:00pm   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.gerberhart.org/
BTQ Book Group Meet at the library each third Friday  7:00pm - 9:00pm   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.gerberhart.org

Saturday, Aug 18
Gay is Good: Homophile Activism before Stonewall Detailing the beginning of the homophile movement in the U.S., its peak during the ECHO and NACHO conferences, and eventual decline after the Stonewall Riots. Through September  10:00am - 4:00am   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.gerberhart.org
Dance for Life Chicago 2018 Chicago dance community's major annual fundraiser featuring some of Chicago's leading dance companies  7:30pm   Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University  50 E Congress Pkwy Chicago   312-341-2300  http://chicagodancersunited.org

Friday, Aug 24
SexuWellness For women and TGNC individuals, a wide variety of sexual and reproductive health-related services like chest/breast exams, mammogram referrals, pap tests including HPV screening and pelvic exams, STI testing, birth control prescription, IUD placements. Fourth Friday of every month. whs@howardbrown.org  5:00pm - 8:00pm   Howard Brown, 6500 N. Clark, Chicago  773-572-8359  http://howardbrown.org/womens-health/
The Sip online show Live show every Friday night, three gay men from diverse occupations and life journeys discuss everything from world headline news to pop culture from a Black LGBTQ perspective.  6:00pm - 7:00pm   On line  http://goo.gl/pL7wWA

Saturday, Aug 25
Gay is Good: Homophile Activism before Stonewall Detailing the beginning of the homophile movement in the U.S., its peak during the ECHO and NACHO conferences, and eventual decline after the Stonewall Riots. Through September  10:00am - 4:00am   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.gerberhart.org

Sunday, Aug 26
Fahrenheit Chicago, the End-of-Summer Pride Celebration End-of-summer beach party of fun, music, and social networking for LGBTQ Illinoisans, their friends, and families. Focus on public health awareness and civic engagement. Hosted by Fahrenheit Chicago and Equality Illinois. Free  11:00am - 7:00pm   Oakwood Beach, 4100 S. Lake Shore Dr  http://equalityillinois.org/fahrenheitchicago2018

Friday, Aug 31
The Sip online show Live show every Friday night, three gay men from diverse occupations and life journeys discuss everything from world headline news to pop culture from a Black LGBTQ perspective.  6:00pm - 7:00pm   On line  http://goo.gl/pL7wWA
White Sox Pride Night, BasebALL: One Game For All Ballpark-Wide Celebration for the LGBTQ Community. Sox vs. Boston. Specially priced Pride Night tickets include an Outfield Reserved game ticket, pre-game parade pass, pair of rainbow-colored sunglasses and benefits the You Can Play Project  7:00pm   Guaranteed Rate Field  http://whitesox.com/pride

Saturday, Sep 1
Gay is Good: Homophile Activism before Stonewall Detailing the beginning of the homophile movement in the U.S., its peak during the ECHO and NACHO conferences, and eventual decline after the Stonewall Riots. Through September  10:00am - 4:00am   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.gerberhart.org

Sunday, Sep 2
Mr and Miss Continental Pageant 2018 Mr and Miss Continental Pageants will be held in Chicago over Labor Day Weekend 2018. Tickets on sale July 12, 2018.   2:00pm   The Vic Theatre  3145 N Sheffield Ave Chicago  312-644-5269  http://www.thebatonshowlounge.com

Monday, Sep 3
Mr and Miss Continental Pageant 2018 Mr and Miss Continental Pageants will be held in Chicago over Labor Day Weekend 2018. Tickets on sale July 12, 2018.   3:00am - 3:00pm   The Vic Theatre  3145 N Sheffield Ave Chicago  312-644-5269  http://www.thebatonshowlounge.com

Tuesday, Sep 4
Latina Continental, Miss & Plus Official Preliminary of The Continental Pageantry System. Doors open 8pm  9:00pm   Baton Show Lounge  436 N Clark St Chicago  http://thebatonshowlounge.com

Friday, Sep 7
The Sip online show Live show every Friday night, three gay men from diverse occupations and life journeys discuss everything from world headline news to pop culture from a Black LGBTQ perspective.  6:00pm - 7:00pm   On line  http://goo.gl/pL7wWA

Saturday, Sep 8
Gay is Good: Homophile Activism before Stonewall Detailing the beginning of the homophile movement in the U.S., its peak during the ECHO and NACHO conferences, and eventual decline after the Stonewall Riots. Through September  10:00am - 4:00am   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.gerberhart.org
Chicago Classic Auto Show with Grand Marshall Larry Klairmont Celebration of automotive history, exhibiting more than 600 automobiles, including rarities, events throughout and Women 'N Wheels Pavilion  10:00am - 8:00pm   Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N. River Rd., Rosemont  http://www.theclassicautoshow.com  Tickets: http://www.showclix.com/event/chicago-classic-auto-show
Ride for AIDS Chicago, 15th anniversary Test Positive Aware Network's signature two-day fundraising event where local AIDS Service Organizations, LGBT organizations, and health allies participate to raise money for their own organizations. New route through three different states, ending in a new camp in Michigan.   Time:TBA   Starting point TBA  https://www.tpan.com/rideforaids

Sunday, Sep 9
Chicago Classic Auto Show with Grand Marshall Larry Klairmont Celebration of automotive history, exhibiting more than 600 automobiles, including rarities, events throughout and Women 'N Wheels Pavilion  10:00am - 6:00pm   Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N. River Rd., Rosemont  http://www.theclassicautoshow.com  Tickets: http://www.showclix.com/event/chicago-classic-auto-show

Thursday, Sep 13
Official RuPauls Drag Race World Tour Favorite drag stars return with new show hosted by Bob The Drag Queen with performances by the queens from Season 10 and fan favorites Kim Chi, Valentina, Shangela and Violet Chachki. Doors open 8pm  9:00pm - 9:30pm   Harris Theater for Music and Dance  205 E Randolph Dr Chicago  http://vossevents.com/events/werq-the-world/

Friday, Sep 14
The Sip online show Live show every Friday night, three gay men from diverse occupations and life journeys discuss everything from world headline news to pop culture from a Black LGBTQ perspective.  6:00pm - 7:00pm   On line  http://goo.gl/pL7wWA
Queer Genre Fiction 2nd Fridays  7:00pm - 9:00pm   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.gerberhart.org/
Queer Genre Fiction Book Group Each second Friday  7:00pm - 9:00pm   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.gerberhart.org

Sunday, Sep 16
Dar Williams Out lesbian folk-pop and raw acoustic singer/songwriter. $35/$45/$55/$58. Doors 6pm  8:00pm   City Winery Chicago  1200 W Randolph St Chicago  http://www.citywinery.com

Tuesday, Sep 18
Chicago Foundation for Women 33rd Annual Luncheon With Aly Raisman, a two-time Olympic gymnast who is daring to speak her truth, advocating for survivors of sexual assault and demanding an end to violence against women and girls. Young leaders symposium 9:30am, registration 11am, luncheon and speaker noon. Register early  9:30am - 11:00am   Hyatt Regency Chicago  151 E Wacker Dr Chicago  http://www.cfw.org/33rd-annual-luncheon-register/

Thursday, Sep 20
The WOMB Open Mic Nite Open mic poetry event. Affinity Community Services is a social justice organization serving the needs of the Black LGBTQ community of Chicago with a particular focus on Black women.   7:00pm   Affinity Community Services  2850 S. Wabash Ave. #108 Chicago  http://affinity95.org

Friday, Sep 21
WERQ! Chicago Job Fair Sponsored by Windy City Times. From entry level to higher level experience in a range of fields. terri@windycitymediagroup.com  11:00am - 3:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago
The Sip online show Live show every Friday night, three gay men from diverse occupations and life journeys discuss everything from world headline news to pop culture from a Black LGBTQ perspective.  6:00pm - 7:00pm   On line  http://goo.gl/pL7wWA
BTQ Book Group 3rd Fridays  7:00pm - 9:00pm   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.gerberhart.org/
BTQ Book Group Meet at the library each third Friday  7:00pm - 9:00pm   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.gerberhart.org

Saturday, Sep 22
Creative Youth Festival Talents of thousands of young artists, dozens of free cultural events across the Millennium Park Campus in free daylong festival.   11:00am - 7:00pm   Millennium Park, 201 E. Randolph St., and Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St.  http://cityofchicago.org/YOCY

Sunday, Sep 23
AIDS Walk Chicago More information to come  Time:TBA   Location details to come  http://www.aidschicago.org

Monday, Sep 24
All-new feminist plays Artemisia in Fall Festival Artemisia launches its 2018-19 theater season with six all-new feminist plays featured in Fall Festival 2018, which will take place Sept. 24-26 and Oct. 1-3.  7:30pm   The Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway  312-725-3780  http://Artemisiatheatre.org

Friday, Sep 28
SexuWellness For women and TGNC individuals, a wide variety of sexual and reproductive health-related services like chest/breast exams, mammogram referrals, pap tests including HPV screening and pelvic exams, STI testing, birth control prescription, IUD placements. Fourth Friday of every month. whs@howardbrown.org  5:00pm - 8:00pm   Howard Brown, 6500 N. Clark, Chicago  773-572-8359  http://howardbrown.org/womens-health/
The Sip online show Live show every Friday night, three gay men from diverse occupations and life journeys discuss everything from world headline news to pop culture from a Black LGBTQ perspective.  6:00pm - 7:00pm   On line  http://goo.gl/pL7wWA

Wednesday, Oct 3
OPALGA Scholarship Gala Dine, dance, celebrate, honor peers, help emerging leaders. More information to come.   6:00pm   Nineteenth Century Club  178 Forest Ave Oak Park, IL 60301  http://opalga.org

Friday, Oct 5
The Sip online show Live show every Friday night, three gay men from diverse occupations and life journeys discuss everything from world headline news to pop culture from a Black LGBTQ perspective.  6:00pm - 7:00pm   On line  http://goo.gl/pL7wWA
Joan Baez: Fare Thee Well...Tour 2018 Tickets now on sale. More information to come  8:00pm   The Chicago Theatre (Chicago)  175 N State St Chicago  http://www.msg.com/calendar/the-chicago-theatre-october-2018-joan-baez-fare-thee-well-tour-2018

Friday, Oct 12
The Sip online show Live show every Friday night, three gay men from diverse occupations and life journeys discuss everything from world headline news to pop culture from a Black LGBTQ perspective.  6:00pm - 7:00pm   On line  http://goo.gl/pL7wWA
Queer Genre Fiction 2nd Fridays  7:00pm - 9:00pm   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.gerberhart.org/
Queer Genre Fiction Book Group Each second Friday  7:00pm - 9:00pm   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.gerberhart.org

Thursday, Oct 18
Art for Life Chicago Benefit Auction Save the date. Juried live and silent auction of 80 pieces of contemporary art, including painting, photography, sculpture and other 3D media by biggest names in contemporary art. Benefits those living with and vulnerable to HIV/AIDS. Tickets $100.00  6:00pm - 10:00pm   Venue West, , 221 N. Paulina St.  312-644-6412  http://www.diffachicago.org
The WOMB Open Mic Nite Open mic poetry event. Affinity Community Services is a social justice organization serving the needs of the Black LGBTQ community of Chicago with a particular focus on Black women.   7:00pm   Affinity Community Services  2850 S. Wabash Ave. #108 Chicago  http://affinity95.org
The WOMB Open Mic Nite Open mic poetry event. Affinity Community Services is a social justice organization serving the needs of the Black LGBTQ community of Chicago with a particular focus on Black women.   7:00pm   Affinity Community Services  2850 S. Wabash Ave. #108 Chicago  http://affinity95.org

Friday, Oct 19
The Sip online show Live show every Friday night, three gay men from diverse occupations and life journeys discuss everything from world headline news to pop culture from a Black LGBTQ perspective.  6:00pm - 7:00pm   On line  http://goo.gl/pL7wWA
BTQ Book Group Meet at the library each third Friday  7:00pm - 9:00pm   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.gerberhart.org

Saturday, Oct 20
2nd annual TransTech Summit Workshops in Web/App Technology, Media Technology, Design Technology, and Business Technology. Summit Keynote will be delivered by TransTech founder, and star of the FX hit TV Series POSE, Angelica Ross. Lunch provided. $25.00 - $50.00   8:30am - 8:30pm   600 W Chicago Ave  Tickets: http://www.universe.com/events/transtech-summit-2018-chicago-tickets-R7DVPK

Monday, Oct 22
Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation Annual Fall Benefit Luncheon Guest speaker Jill Kargman, creator, writer, producer and star of the scripted comedy "Odd Mom Out"   11:00am - 2:00pm   Chicago Hilton and Towers  720 S Michigan Ave Chicago  312-926-7133.  http://www.lynnsage.org
Jeff Awards ceremony Honoring outstanding theatre artists since 1968.  Time:TBA   Drury Lane Oakbrook  100 Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181  http://www.jeffawards.org

Friday, Oct 26
SexuWellness For women and TGNC individuals, a wide variety of sexual and reproductive health-related services like chest/breast exams, mammogram referrals, pap tests including HPV screening and pelvic exams, STI testing, birth control prescription, IUD placements. Fourth Friday of every month. whs@howardbrown.org  5:00pm - 8:00pm   Howard Brown, 6500 N. Clark, Chicago  773-572-8359  http://howardbrown.org/womens-health/
Elton John tour Save the date. More information to come.   8:00pm   United Center  1901 W Madison Ave Chicago  http://www.unitedcenterchicagotickets.com/?ppcsrc=bing

Saturday, Oct 27
Elton John Tour Save the date. More information to come.  8:00pm   United Center  1901 W Madison Ave Chicago  Tickets: http://www.unitedcenterchicagotickets.com/event/3404001?ppcsrc=bing

Saturday, Nov 3
The Rugby Weekend World-class international rugby by USA Rugby and TLA Worldwide (TLA), along with host city partners Chicago Sports Commission (CSC) and Soldier Field. USA Women's Eagles open against the 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup Champion Black Ferns.   1:00pm   Soldier Field  1410 Museum Campus Dr Chicago  http://TheRugbyWeekend.com

Thursday, Nov 8
SAGE Table Yearly national event with local tables. Sit down to a meal with other LGBT people and allies of all ages for a transformative conversation about aging in the LGBT community.   6:00pm   Various locations  http://www.sagetable.org

Friday, Nov 9
Queer Genre Fiction Book Group Each second Friday  7:00pm - 9:00pm   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.gerberhart.org

Thursday, Nov 15
The WOMB Open Mic Nite Open mic poetry event. Affinity Community Services is a social justice organization serving the needs of the Black LGBTQ community of Chicago with a particular focus on Black women.   7:00pm   Affinity Community Services  2850 S. Wabash Ave. #108 Chicago  http://affinity95.org

Friday, Nov 16
BTQ Book Group 3rd Fridays  7:00pm - 9:00pm   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.gerberhart.org/
BTQ Book Group Meet at the library each third Friday  7:00pm - 9:00pm   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.gerberhart.org

Saturday, Nov 17
Lakeside Pride Symphonic Band Fall Concert "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Fall Concert. More information to come.   7:30pm - 9:30pm   DePaul School of Music’s Holtschneider Performance Center, 2330 N Halsted St ., Chicago  http://lakesidepride.org/event/symphonic-band-performance/

Friday, Nov 23
SexuWellness For women and TGNC individuals, a wide variety of sexual and reproductive health-related services like chest/breast exams, mammogram referrals, pap tests including HPV screening and pelvic exams, STI testing, birth control prescription, IUD placements. Fourth Friday of every month. whs@howardbrown.org  5:00pm - 8:00pm   Howard Brown, 6500 N. Clark, Chicago  773-572-8359  http://howardbrown.org/womens-health/

Friday, Nov 30
Jane Lynch, A Swingin' Little Christmas Golden Globe- and two-time Emmy-winning out lesbian actress Jane Lynch ("Glee") on stage with actress Kate Flannery ("The Office")First show 7:00. $55/$65/$70/$75  10:00pm   City Winery Chicago  1200 W Randolph St Chicago  http://www.citywinery.com/

Friday, Dec 14
Queer Genre Fiction Book Group Each second Friday  7:00pm - 9:00pm   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.gerberhart.org

Thursday, Dec 20
The WOMB Open Mic Nite Open mic poetry event. Affinity Community Services is a social justice organization serving the needs of the Black LGBTQ community of Chicago with a particular focus on Black women.   7:00pm   Affinity Community Services  2850 S. Wabash Ave. #108 Chicago  http://affinity95.org

Friday, Dec 21
BTQ Book Group Meet at the library each third Friday  7:00pm - 9:00pm   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.gerberhart.org

Friday, Dec 28
SexuWellness For women and TGNC individuals, a wide variety of sexual and reproductive health-related services like chest/breast exams, mammogram referrals, pap tests including HPV screening and pelvic exams, STI testing, birth control prescription, IUD placements. Fourth Friday of every month. whs@howardbrown.org  5:00pm - 8:00pm   Howard Brown, 6500 N. Clark, Chicago  773-572-8359  http://howardbrown.org/womens-health/

Friday, Jan 11
Queer Genre Fiction Book Group Each second Friday  7:00pm - 9:00pm   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.gerberhart.org






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