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  MUSIC 'Miley Cyrus Presents Stand by You' airing June 25

Peacock announced that the concert event Miley Cyrus Presents Stand by You will stream Friday, June 25 in celebration of Pride Month. The hour-long concert event, filmed in Nashville, will feature multi-platinum recording artist, songwriter and ...


 
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  BOOKS Precious Brady-Davis has arrived

Recently honored by Mayor Lightfoot and the LGBTQ Advisory Council as a community leader who has "helped build the foundation for a more welcoming, equitable and inclusive Chicago," Precious Brady-Davis wants to do it all. She ...


 
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  "Chicago: Where comics came to life (1880-1960)" at Chicago Cultural Center

--From a press release

"Chicago: Where comics came to life (1880-1960)" opens Saturday, June 19 at Chicago Cultural Center. The new exhibition celebrates Chicago as the comics capital of the world. Current exhibitions include ...


 
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  Black Ensemble Theater receives $5M grant from MacKenzie Scott

Black Ensemble Theater founder, Executive Director and CEO Jackie Taylor announced that the theater has received a $5 million grant from MacKenzie Scott. Taylor said she hopes that this gift will motivate other philanthropists and funders ...


 
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  Sisters in Cinema presents Sister Outsider Juneteenth Celebration

--From a press release

CHICAGO, IL- Sisters in Cinema, a Chicago-based 501(c)3 recently in the news for breaking ground on their new Media Arts Center, Is inviting all to participate in their inaugural Sister Outsider: Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June ...


 
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  Local lesbian couple talks new band The Q's, love story, other endeavors

Singing has been a part of Debra Duncan and Kayla Quiros' lives since they were in high school. Now the married couple and The Q's bandmates have released their debut album, Us Who Know, chronicling their ...


 
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  Music Box showing LGBTQ movie 'Summer of '85' on June 25

Music Box Theatre & Music Box Films, 3733 N. Southport Ave., will present out gay writer/director Francois Ozon's French love story Summer of '85, theatrically in 35mm, on Friday, June 25. Adapted by Ozon from Aidan ...


 
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  Blue Man Group returning Aug. 18

Blue Man Group will return to Chicago's Briar Street Theatre on Wed., Aug. 18. A dynamic combination of art, music, comedy and technology, Blue Man Group encourages audiences to reconnect with their inner (and outer) child ...


 
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  Siskel Film Center to reopen Aug. 6

After closing its doors March 14, 2020 due to COVID-19, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago's (SAIC) Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St., will reopen for in-person screenings Friday, Aug. 6. With ...


 
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  Wizard World Chicago returning Oct. 15-17

Wizard Brands, Inc. announced that its flagship event, Wizard World Chicago, will officially make its triumphant return Oct. 15-17 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont. All tickets purchased for the originally scheduled event ...


 
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  ATTRACTIONS Museum provides WNDR-ful experiences for all ages

WNDR Museum—an original immersive art and technology experience—is in the city's West Loop neighborhood, at 1130 W. Monroe St. The 10,000-square-foot museum is filled with interactive artworks by cutting edge ...


 
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  Mercury Theater Chicago open house July 10-11; Honey West new Venus Cabaret director

--From a press release

Chicago (June 14, 2021)— Mercury Theater Chicago will celebrate its reopening plans at an Open House at the Venus Cabaret, 3745 N. Southport Ave, on July 10 and 11, 2021. The Open House will be a ...


 
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  Mayor Lightfoot and DCASE announce more summer cultural events across Chicago

--From a press release

CHICAGO — Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) today announced even more returning, new and reimagined summer cultural events across Chicago — plus artist lineups and other details ...


 
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  Women's soccer documentary to debut June 24 on HBO Max

HBO Max debuted the official trailer for the women's soccer movie LFG ahead of the documentary's premiere on Thursday, June 24. Directed by Oscar winners Andrea Nix Fine and Sean Fine, LFG is an inside account ...


 
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  Billy Masters

"Now, therefore, I, Joseph R. Biden Jr., President of the United States of America … do hereby proclaim June 2021 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Pride Month. I call upon the people of the ...


 
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  National Women's Music Festival to stream June 30-July 4

The beauty, power and wisdom of women will be celebrated at the 45th Annual National Women's Music Festival, which will be streamed on Mandolin.com on June 30-July 4. There will be a SheRocks Stage, Spotlight Stage, ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ 'Our America,' Randy Rainbow, Melissa Etheridge, 'Drag Race,' VINCINT

ABC Owned Television Stations announced that the first two-episodes of the Our America: Who I'm Meant to Be docuseries are now available on its 32 connected TV apps across streaming platforms Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, ...


 
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  TELEVISION 'Love, Victor' activation coming to Chicago

Marking the second season premiere of its show Love, Victor as well as Pride month, Hulu is "honoring and amplifying the many different shades of love and self-expression that the LGBTQ+ community embodies," according to a ...


 
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  Seb throws Carlos a quinceanero on 'High School Musical: The Musical: The Series'

High School Musical: The Musical: The Series is a streaming television show on Disney+ inspired by—you guessed it!—the High School Musical film series. It is set in East High School and has a unique storyline with ...


 
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  Dennis Watkins' The Magic Parlour reopens at Palmer House Hilton on Aug. 6

Third-generation magician and mind reader Dennis Watkins announced that Dennis Watkins' The Magic Parlour will return to Chicago's Palmer House Hilton for in-person performances beginning Friday, Aug. 6. Watkins will ...


 
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  2021-22 Season at Goodman Theatre announced

--From a press release

(Chicago, IL) It's a summer "homecoming" for Goodman Theatre audiences! On July 30, Chicago's theater since 1925 resumes live, in-person performances following a 16-month COVID-19 pandemic period of darkened stages. ...


 
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  About Face Theatre announces recipients of playwriting grants

--From a press release

CHICAGO (June 3, 2021) - About Face Theatre announced today that it is awarding grants to two local LGBTQ+ playwrights to support their creative work. Playwrights Hannah Ii-Epstein (she/her) and ...


 
Ravinia-Festival-announces-updates-to-2021-summer-programming

  Ravinia Festival announces updates to 2021 summer programming

--From a press release

HIGHLAND PARK, IL — The Ravinia Festival is pleased to announce the following additions to its summer 2021 schedule: Counting Crows, Aug. 19 Marie Osmond with special guest David Archuleta (Ravinia debuts), Aug. 25 Allison Russell ...


 
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  'Let's Talk Womxn Supper Club & Conversation' on June 25

The group of 40 Chicago independent, women-led restaurants—better known as Let's Talk Womxn Chicago—has launched the monthly "Let's Talk Womxn Supper Club & Conversation." The next event will take place Friday, June 25, 6:30-9 p.m., with ...


 
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  Chaka Khan, Tiesto, drag queens to be at 'Pride in the Park' June 26-27

The acts have been revealed who will perform at Pride in the Park on June 26-27 in Grant Park. It will be 2-10 p.m. on June 26, and 3-10 p.m. the following day. Performers in the line-ups include Chaka Khan, Tiesto, ...


 
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  ATTRACTIONS Chicago Architecture Center reopens with new exhibits

On May 22, the Chicago Architecture Center (CAC), 111 E. Wacker Dr., opened all-new and updated exhibits in its 10,000 square feet of galleries full of scale models of new building designs from Chicago and around ...


 
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  Tracy Young: DJ on Kim Zolciak, pronouns and 'Pride in the Park'

From DJ Steve Aoki throwing rainbow cakes into the crowd to drag queens keeping the party pumping for two fun filled days in 2019 at the Petrillo Music Shell stage in Grant Park, music has quickly ...


 
Actor-artist-creates-huge-mural-for-new-Steppenwolf-center

  Actor/artist creates huge mural for new Steppenwolf center

Chicago-based artist/actor Tony Fitzpatrick has created a massive mural for the exterior of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's new Arts and Education Center, 1646 N. Halsted St. Commissioned by Steppenwolf as a highly visible public-art installation for th ...


 
MUSIC-Adam-Lambert-Billy-Porter-Demi-Lovato-part-of-4th-Annual-Stonewall-Day

  MUSIC Adam Lambert, Billy Porter, Demi Lovato part of 4th Annual Stonewall Day

On June 6, Pride Live held the 4th annual Stonewall Day event—a global campaign to elevate awareness and support for the Stonewall legacy and the continuing fight for full LGBTQ+ equality. This year, Pride Live teamed ...


 
Billy-Masters

  Billy Masters

"This is to announce my retirement from touring and from working in the record business. I've gotten older and I'm tired. So it's time for me to hang up my nipple tassels, having truly given my ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Todrick Hall, LGBTQIA+ podcast, Pride TV programs, '80s music

Todrick Hall is celebrating Pride with the release of his new album, Femuline, on June 8, a press release noted. The album's lead single, "Boys In The Ocean," is described as "an irresistible funk jam." Femuline ...


 
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  New Streisand album coming out Aug. 6

Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, will present Release Me 2—a new collection of 10 previously unreleased studio performances from the legendary Barbra Streisand—on Friday ...


 
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  NBC Out releases annual #Pride30 list

--From a press release

NBC Out, part of NBCNews.com, has released its annual #Pride30 list, recognizing members of the LGBTQ community around the world who are making a difference. This year's list honors 30 lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer ...


 
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  WTTW celebrates LGBTQ Pride Month with special content

--From a press release

WTTW recently released its schedule of special programming in celebration of LGBTQ Pride Month. Highlights include: Stonewall Uprising: American Experience Sunday, June 13 from 10:00 pm-12:00 am In an era when homosexuality was illegal, ...


 
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  Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's Season 43: A Virtual Homecoming June 24

--From a press release

CHICAGO CHICAGO — Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's (HSDC) Season 43: A Virtual Homecoming will conclude with the world premiere of Greener Grass, a full-company work choreographed and directed by former HSDC company dancer Jie-Hung Connie S ...


 
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  Chipotle partners with Chicago's Kim Chi and other queens for Pride Month

Chipotle Mexican Grill announced it will celebrate drag culture and support affiliated LGBTQIA+ organizations throughout June's Pride Month. The brand will offer two events: Chipotle Queen of Pride and a special Chipotle Drag Lunch. The celebration ...


 
Jay-Espano-named-Artistic-Director-of-PrideArts-planning-2021-22-season

  Jay Españo named Artistic Director of PrideArts, planning 2021-22 season

--From a press release

CHICAGO — Jay Espano, a Chicago actor, director, and filmmaker whose theater training includes education in The Philippines as well as an MFA from Chicago's Columbia College, has been named Artistic Director of PrideArts. Cheri Tatar, ...


 
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  VIRTUAL CONCERT Lyric Opera airing 'The New Classics' on June 10

On Thursday, June 10, The Lyric Opera will air airtual cabaret featuring Broadway and Lyric artists in "The New Classics: Songs from the New Golden Age of Musical Theater." The event will start at 7 p.m ...


 
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  MUSIC Chicago Philharmonic announces new Executive Director Terell M. Johnson

After a four-month, nationwide search, The Chicago Philharmonic Society's Board-appointed Search Committee has chosen Terell M. Johnson as the new executive director of the Society, effective July 1. Johnson succeeds ...


 
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  New queer comedy series revisits the women's bathroom

Gal Pal Presents recently premiered a new comedy web series, titled Stalled, which aims to capture the gay nightclub women's restroom scene that you may have experienced, but may have flushed out of memory. The five-episode ...


 
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  DANCE Joffrey Academy seeking submissions from minority applicants for competition

The Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, has announced a national call for ALAANA (African, Latinx, Asian, Arab and Native American) artists to submit applications for The Joffrey Academy's Twelfth Annual Winning ...


 
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  Black Ensemble Theater, African American theater companies across country form new national alliance

--From a press release

[CHICAGO, IL] — In an effort to share knowledge, resources and strengthen the infrastructure of the Black theatre landscape in the United States, the country's independent Black theatre building owners ...


 
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  Chicago drag personality and store offer 'Bella Box by Denali'

Chicago drag queen/figure skater Denali Foxx (from season 13 of RuPaul's Drag Race) is partnering with the Chicago "highbrid" boutique Canna Bella Lux and the Chicago LGBTQ+ collective Peach Presents on the Bella Box by Denali—a ...


 
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  Becoming Johanna to air on WTTW

--From a press release

Chicago, IL: Becoming Johanna, a compelling story that follows the struggles transgender teens face every day, airs Friday, June 25th at 8:30pm on WTTW (11.1 channel). The film follows Johanna, a 16-year-old transgender Latina, as she ...


 
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  Temple Beth-El to offer 'Drag Queen Story Time' on June 5

Temple Beth-El, a Reform Jewish synagogue in Northbrook, will hold "Drag Queen Story Time" on Saturday, June 5, 4-4:45 p.m., on Zoom. The all-ages event will feature Merriam Levkowitz, described on a flyer as "Chicago's premier ...


 
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  Billy Masters

"I will never trust pants again!"—Lil Nas X on his wardrobe malfunction on Saturday Night Live. To see the incident—and Lil's commentary—check out BillyMasters.com. We have a Memorial Day tradition ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ 'Red Hot' album, 'Drag Race,' 'L Word,' Qveen Herby, Lee Daniels

The Red Hot organization, which raises funds to fight HIV/AIDS, announced Red Hot + Free—a mixtape of dance beats, electro grooves and global anthems, a press release noted. Out July 2 and helmed by producer-provocateur Bill ...


 
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  Lady Gaga releasing 10th-anniversary edition of 'Born This Way' June 25

Lady Gaga announced a special-edition Born This Way: The Tenth Anniversary album that will be released via Interscope on June 25, according to a press release. (The release date was previously June 18.) ...


 
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  e3radio launches Indiegogo, virtual concert for podcast app by Black, Brown Queer People of Color

June 1, 2021, CHICAGO— In celebration of PRIDE month, E3 Radio (www.e3radio.fm), an online radio station playing Queer and independent R&B/hip-hop music, annouced today the concept launch of 'The Qube,' ...


 
Virtual-concert-Night-of-a-Thousand-Judys-on-June-24

  Virtual concert 'Night of a Thousand Judys' on June 24

The ninth annual "Night of a Thousand Judys"—the Pride concert to benefit The Ali Forney Center that's written and hosted by Justin Sayre—will be presented as a streaming online event Thursday, June 24, at 8 p.m. ...


 
ARTS-New-cabaret-series-Emerge-taking-place-this-summer

  ARTS New cabaret series 'Emerge' taking place this summer

Labyrinth Arts and Performance Collective (LAPC) will present Emerge—a new cabaret series of live music and performance art—on June 11, July 9 and Aug. 13 at 10 p.m. in the cabaret space of Pork Chop, 1132 ...


 
Northlight-Theatre-to-open-its-2021-2022-season-in-September

  Northlight Theatre to open its 2021-2022 season in September

--From a press release

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces its 2021-2022 season, opening with the tour-de-force musical Songs for Nobodies, by Joanna ...


 
ARTS-Teatro-ZinZanni-returning-July-8

  ARTS 'Teatro ZinZanni' returning July 8

Teatro ZinZanni is returning to the Chicago Loop with new acts and a unique, immersive dining and live entertainment experience. Its brand-new show begins July 8 in the Spiegeltent ZaZou, located on the 14th floor in ...


 
Court-Theatre-announces-return-to-live-theatrical-programming-for-2021-22

  Court Theatre announces return to live theatrical programming for 2021/22

--From a press release

COURT THEATRE ANNOUNCES 2021/22 SEASON, RETURN TO LIVE PROGRAMMING Chicago, IL - Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, and Executive Director Angel Ysaguirre, announces a return to live ...


 
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  ARTS 'Black Tie and Sneaker Ball' on July 9

The Art of Giving Foundation—dedicated to funding local art programs and artists in need of seed funding to launch or maintain social initiative programs that benefit their communities—announced its second annual fundraising gala, the "Black Tie ...


 
Billy-Masters

  Billy Masters

"I really thought I'd arrived when I did Leprechaun."—Jennifer Aniston to Howard Stern, in an oldie but goodie interview. If she'd be up for a remake, perhaps they could enlist the aid of Peter Dinklage. Billy ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ 'Love, Victor,' R.E.M., Cher, HIV film, Jane Lynch

The Holy teen dramedy series Love, Victor returns June 11, as season two finds a newly out of the closet Victor entering his junior year at Creekwood High, a press release noted. This season, Victor faces ...


 
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  MUSIC Adam Lambert to curate, perform at 'Stonewall Day'

The organization Pride Live announced its fourth annual Stonewall Day—a global campaign to elevate awareness and support for the Stonewall legacy and the continuing fight for full LGBTQ+ equality. This year, Pride Live is teaming with ...


 
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  'Real Housewives' expert Brian Moylan keeps it real in new tell-all book

Bravo's Real Housewives franchise, which has been stirring the pot for more than 15 years, has launched 31 books and a cocktail line; featured two jail sentences and a couple of supermodel daughters; made Andy Cohen ...


 
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  MUSIC 'Can't Cancel Pride' to include Ricky Martin, Demi Lovato, Lil Nas X

Ricky Martin, Demi Lovato, Lil Nas X and Pink are among the artists who will perform or appear at "Can't Cancel Pride," a virtual relief benefit for the LGBTQ+ community from P&G and iHeartMedia, Variety reported. ...


 
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  Doc10 Film Festival returns and includes LGBTQ+ features

Chicago Media Project (CMP) announced the full slate of films being showcased at the annual Doc10 Documentary Film Festival, returning June 17-20. The festival will feature socially distanced, COVID-responsible in-person ...


 
SAVOR-Punch-Bowl-Social

  SAVOR Punch Bowl Social

Summer is approaching and COVID restrictions are being relaxed—and restaurants are among the many types of businesses benefiting from these changes. A recent visit to Chicago's Punch Bowl Social (310 ...


 
FILM-Lesbian-Bar-Project-Jagermeister-collaborate-on-documentary

  FILM Lesbian Bar Project, Jagermeister collaborate on documentary

Following the success of The Lesbian Bar Project PSA and fundraising campaign in 2020, The Lesbian Bar Project and Jagermeister's #savethenight initiative will premiere a documentary short that aims to bring greater awareness to the remaining ...


 
About-Face-Theatre-starts-Green-Room-Collective-for-LGBTQ-arts-leadership-development

  About Face Theatre starts Green Room Collective for LGBTQ+ arts leadership development

--From a press release

CHICAGO (May 19, 2021) — About Face Theatre announces the launch of the Green Room Collective, a new program for early career LGBTQ+ arts leaders. This program builds on over two decades of leadership development work ...


 
Congo-Square-Theatre-Company-Sydney-Chatman-recipients-of-2021-Joyce-Awards

  Congo Square Theatre Company, Sydney Chatman recipients of 2021 Joyce Awards

--From a press release

CHICAGO (May 20, 2021)—Sydney Chatman and Congo Square Theatre Company were announced this week as recipients of the Joyce Foundation's 2021 Joyce Awards. Since 2003, the Joyce Awards have supported the creation of new work by ...


 
Chicago-theaters-announce-plans-for-in-person-performances

  Chicago theaters announce plans for in-person performances

--From a press release

Chicago — The League of Chicago Theatres is pleased to highlight upcoming in-person performances this spring and summer. Many companies are also preparing for fall venue and production openings and some are taking advantage of the ...


 
MUSIC-Foo-Fighters-Megan-Thee-Stallion-in-Lollapalooza-line-up

  MUSIC Foo Fighters, Megan Thee Stallion in Lollapalooza line-up

On May 19, Lollapalooza organizers unveiled the line-up for its festival, taking place July 29-Aug. 1 in Chicago's Grant Park. Some of the big names include Foo Fighters, Megan Thee Stallion, Miley Cyrus, Steve Aoki, Post ...


 
MUSIC-Riot-Fest-returning-to-Chicago-on-Sept-17-19

  MUSIC Riot Fest returning to Chicago on Sept. 17-19

Riot Fest is returning to Chicago, taking place Sept. 17-19 in Douglas Park, 1401 S. Sacramento Dr. Among the acts in this year's line-up are Nine Inch Nails, The Smashing Pumpkins, Big Freedia, Faith No More, ...


 
Steppenwolf-announces-The-Loft-youth-art-competition

  Steppenwolf announces The Loft, youth art competition

--From a press release

CHICAGO (May 19, 2021)—Steppenwolf Theatre Company, the nation's premier ensemble theater company, is excited to announce initial programming details for The Loft, its first-ever dedicated education space that encompasses the ...


 
Demi-Lovato-comes-out-as-non-binary-in-podcast

  Demi Lovato comes out as non-binary in podcast

On the first episode of her podcast, "4D with Demi Lovato," the singer comes out as non-binary and explores this new journey through their conversation with gender non-conforming writer, performer and public speaker Alok Vaid-Menon. During ...


 
Next-OUTspoken-event-taking-place-June-1

  Next OUTspoken event taking place June 1

OUTspoken will provide four tales of fun and fortune from an LGBTQ+ perspective on Tuesday, June 1, starting at 7 p.m. on Zoom. This program is free. Interested parties can go to Facebook, log on to ...


 
MUSIC-Lightfoot-Arwady-officially-announce-return-of-Lollapalooza

  MUSIC Lightfoot, Arwady officially announce return of Lollapalooza

On May 18, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Allison Arwady and Lollapalooza organizers announced that the festival will return to Grant Park at full capacity July 29-Aug. 1. The lineup will ...


 
Loving-The-Exhibition-A-Photographic-History-of-Men-in-Love-1850s-1950s

  Loving: The Exhibition, A Photographic History of Men in Love 1850s-1950s

--From a press release

Hogarth Worldwide (https://www.hogarthww.com), world leader in creative production, will host the inaugural exhibition for LOVING. A Photographic History of Men in Love in their 30,000 square foot facility in midtown ...


 
COMEDY-Bianca-Del-Rio-announces-Unsanitized-comedy-tour

  COMEDY Bianca Del Rio announces 'Unsanitized' comedy tour

Comedy queen and RuPaul's Drag Race champion Bianca Del Rio announced her "Unsanitized" comedy tour, which will hit 26 cities this fall. Among the stops will be the Chicago venue The Vic, on Oct. 10. Del ...


 
MUSIC-Pitchfork-returning-to-Chicago-Sept-10-12

  MUSIC Pitchfork returning to Chicago Sept. 10-12

The Pitchfork Music Festival will return to Chicago's Union Park on Friday-Sunday, Sept. 10-12. The festival's organizers announced the full 2021 lineup, including headliners Erykah Badu, St. Vincent and Phoebe Bridgers. Some of the other acts ...


 





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