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THEATER-Season-of-Concern-to-present-Jerrys-Girls-on-June-27

  THEATER Season of Concern to present 'Jerry's Girls' on June 27

"Jerry's Girls: A Benefit for Season of Concern" will take place Monday, June 27, at 7:30 p.m. at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. Season of Concern Chicago is dedicated to providing financial assistance to ...


 
Chicago-Sky-activate-Copper-release-Krajisnik

  Chicago Sky activate Copper, release Krajisnik

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (May 20, 2022) — The Chicago Sky activated Kahleah Copper and released Tina Krajisnik from her hardship exemption contract, the team announced today. Copper joins the Sky after returning from Spain, where she won the ...


 
COVID-Chicago-Cook-County-currently-still-at-medium-level

  COVID Chicago, Cook County currently still at 'medium' level

Chicago and suburban Cook County remain at a medium COVID Community Level, even as case rates continue to increase throughout the Midwest and northeastern United States, the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced May 20. ...


 
Sky-Comeback-falls-short-in-road-loss-to-Storm-74-71

  Sky Comeback falls short in road loss to Storm; 74-71

-- From a press release

Chicago Sky (2-2) @ Seattle Storm (2-3) May18, 2022: Final score CHI 71, SEA 74 <∫> TEAM HIGH POINTS HIGH ASSISTS HIGH REBOUNDS ≤/∫≥ CHI STEVENS (18) VANDERSLOOT (12) PARKER ...


 
HIV-AIDS-activist-Rae-Lewis-Thornton-on-her-new-memoir-Unprotected

  HIV/AIDS activist Rae Lewis-Thornton on her new memoir, 'Unprotected'

Emmy-winning HIV/AIDS activist, author, minister, political organizer, motivational speaker, life coach, jewelry designer and social media figure Rae Clara Lewis-Thornton's recently released book, Unprotected: A Memoir, is already a pre-release ...


 
Cubs-blank-Pirates-White-Sox-win

  Cubs blank Pirates; White Sox win

On May 16, the Chicago Cubs (14-20) defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates (15-20) 9-0 at Wrigley Field. Willson Contreras hit a first-inning grand slam—the 100th home run of his career—as the Cubs scored eight runs in that ...


 
Quiz-program-Wait-Wait-to-start-taping-June-16-at-the-Studebaker

  Quiz program 'Wait, Wait' to start taping June 16 at the Studebaker

Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, NPR's weekly hour-long quiz program, will resume live audience recordings Thursday, June 16, in a new Chicago home: the historic Studebaker Theater at the Fine Arts Building, 401 S. Michigan Ave. ...


 
Five-Worth-Finding-Chocolate-festival-lesbian-sci-fi-film-Smahtguy

  Five Worth Finding: Chocolate festival, lesbian sci-fi film, 'Smahtguy'

—The Long Grove Chocolate Festival: The beloved Chocolate Festival will return to the historic streets and parkways of downtown Long Grove for the first time in three years, May 20-22. Chocolate lovers can experience so much—including ...


 
POLITICS-GOP-candidate-Irvin-called-Trump-an-idiot-backed-LGBTQs

  POLITICS GOP candidate Irvin called Trump an 'idiot,' backed LGBTQ+s

GOP gubernatorial candidate and current Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin has dodged talking about former U.S. President Donald Trump (and many other topics)—but recently revealed records show how Irvin reportedly felt ...


 
Police-officer-enters-Chicago-mayoral-race

  Police officer enters Chicago mayoral race

Longtime Chicago police officer Frederick Collins has jumped into the Chicago mayoral race—and it's not his first. Collins also ran for mayor eight years ago. His 2014 interview with Windy ...


 
SPORTS-Red-Stars-fall-mixed-MLB-results-Bucks-out-of-playoffs

  SPORTS Red Stars fall; mixed MLB results; Bucks out of playoffs

On May 15, the Chicago Red Stars fell to the San Diego Wave 2-1 in the Red Stars' first trip out west to face the new club. Rookie and Michigan State University alum Ava Cook scored Chicago's lone goal, making this ...


 
SPORTS-Cubs-and-White-Sox-win-Sky-prevail-Fire-fall

  SPORTS Cubs and White Sox win; Sky prevail; Fire fall

Most of Chicago's pro sports teams who played on May 14 came out victorious. —The Chicago Cubs (12-20) defeated the host Arizona Diamondbacks (18-16) 4-2. Veteran catcher Yan Gomes batted cleanup for just the 14th time ...


 
PASSAGES-Dr-David-Ostrow-dies-at-74

  PASSAGES Dr. David Ostrow dies at 74

Longtime researcher Dr. David Gene Ostrow, of Chicago, died unexpectedly on Feb. 16 at home. He was 74. The cause of death was end-stage renal disease, according to the Tribute Archive website. Ostrow was born on ...


 
Leather-business-64TEN-to-name-street-after-Ed-Negron-on-May-30

  Leather business 64TEN to name street after Ed Negron on May 30

On May 25-30, leather shop 64TEN, 6410 N. Clark St., will mark its 21st anniversary. The celebrations will coincide with the International Mr. Leather (IML)/Memorial Day holiday weekend. ...


 
Inaugural-Heatwave-Music-Festival-in-Chicago-on-July-16-17

  Inaugural Heatwave Music Festival in Chicago on July 16-17

Auris Presents announced the debut edition and artist lineup for the Heatwave Music Festival, coming to Chicago on July 16-17 in Douglass Park, 1401 S. Sacramento Dr. According to a press release, the festival will be ...


 
Pro-choice-coalition-to-rally-May-14-in-Chicagos-Union-Park

  Pro-choice coalition to rally May 14 in Chicago's Union Park

-- From a press release

'Rally for Abortion Justice,' part of a nationwide 'Bans Off Our Bodies' day of action will takes place in Union Park, 1501 W. Randolph St. on Saturday, May 14 at 9:30 a.m. The crowd may be 25,000 strong according to organizers. ...


 
Gov-Pritzker-signs-legislation-addressing-rise-in-organized-retail-thefts

  Gov. Pritzker signs legislation addressing rise in organized retail thefts

-- From a press release

CHICAGO — On May 13, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker joined Attorney General Kwame Raoul, lawmakers, advocates and law-enforcement officials to sign legislation designed to combat a nationwide rise in coordinated retail thefts. "This new law represents ...


 
Chicago-Bears-release-schedule-Yankees-pound-White-Sox

  Chicago Bears release schedule; Yankees pound White Sox

After alternating home and road games throughout the entire 2021 season for the first time in franchise history, the Chicago Bears have a more conventional schedule in 2022, according to a press release. It features three ...


 
SAVOR-Coco-Pazzo-Lunch-at-a-longtime-Italian-favorite-

  SAVOR Coco Pazzo: Lunch at a longtime Italian favorite

The River North spot Coco Pazzo, 300 W. Hubbard St., is one of those spots I've always wanted to visit. I had heard some people rave about the restaurant but, for some reason, I never got around to visiting this Tuscan ...


 
BOOKS-Tinderbox-author-to-appear-in-Palatine-on-June-14

  BOOKS 'Tinderbox' author to appear in Palatine on June 14

Author Robert Fieseler will discuss his debut book—Tinderbox: The Untold Story of the Up Stairs Lounge Fire and the Rise of Gay Liberation—on Tuesday, June 14, at 7 p.m. at Palatine's Cutting Hall Performing Arts Center, ...


 
Casting-announced-for-Queer-Eye-The-Musical-Parody-at-Second-City

  Casting announced for 'Queer Eye: The Musical Parody' at Second City

Comedy institution The Second City announced the cast and crew of Queer Eye: The Musical Parody, which will start running Thursday, May 26. (The production will run Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at ...


 
State-rep-joins-Chicago-mayoral-race

  State rep joins Chicago mayoral race

On May 12, Illinois state Rep. Kam Buckner announced his candidacy for Chicago mayor, stating, "We cannot wait a day longer for a safe and just Chicago for all of us," The Chicago Tribune reported. Buckner ...


 
MUSIC-Riot-Fest-to-take-place-Sept-16-18-in-Chicago

  MUSIC Riot Fest to take place Sept. 16-18 in Chicago

Riot Fest—one of the largest remaining independent festivals in the country—is slated to return to Douglass Park on Sept. 16-18. Festival organizers revealed a jam-packed lineup taking up five stages and performing punk, indie rock, hip-hop, ...


 
57th-Street-Art-Fair-marking-75th-anniversary-on-June-4-5

  57th Street Art Fair marking 75th anniversary on June 4-5

The 57th Street Art Fair, the Midwest's oldest juried art fair, will mark its 75th anniversary with an in-person celebration on June 4-5 featuring nearly 200 artists, live music presented by Buddy Guy's Legends, and a ...


 
Dance-for-Life-returns-to-Auditorium

  Dance for Life returns to Auditorium

-- From a press release

Chicago Dancers United (CDU), which supports the health and wellness of Chicago's professional dance community, announces the program for its 31st annual fundraiser, Dance for Life 2022, which takes place Saturday, August 13 at 6 p.m. ...


 
Highwood-Pride-Fest-taking-place-June-4

  Highwood Pride Fest taking place June 4

The North Shore suburb of Highwood will hold its Pride Fest on Saturday, June 4. The full day of activities starts with a "Pride Rocks" family picnic at Everts Park at noon-3 p.m., followed by the (21+ ...


 
THEATER-The-Secretaries-A-Parable-running-through-June-11

  THEATER 'The Secretaries: A Parable' running through June 11

First Floor Theater returns to live production with the world premiere of company member Omer Abbas Salem's The Secretaries: A Parable following the script's 2021 development as part of Goodman Theatre's Future Labs. The production will ...


 
THEATER-Underscores-Notes-Letters-running-through-May-28-

  THEATER Underscore's 'Notes & Letters' running through May 28

Underscore Theatre Company celebrates its 10th-anniversary season with the world premiere of the musical Notes & Letters, which features book, music and lyrics by Annabelle Lee Revak (she/her) and is ...


 
Chicago-Sky-crush-NY-Liberty-Cubs-win-Sox-game-postponed

  Chicago Sky crush NY Liberty; Cubs win; Sox game postponed

On May 11, the Chicago Sky (1-1) set a franchise record in margin of victory (33 points) by crushing the New York Liberty (1-1) 83-50 at Wintrust Arena in a Commissioner's Cup game, according to a ...


 
Former-White-Sox-head-trainer-alleges-sexual-orientation-based-bias

  Former White Sox head trainer alleges sexual orientation-based bias

Brian Ball, a former head trainer for the Chicago White Sox, has filed suit against the organization and General Manager Frederick Hahn. In the lawsuit, Ball alleges he was unjustly terminated in October 2020 without explanation, ...


 
Chicago-Gay-Mens-Chorus-to-present-Unimaginable-on-May-20-22

  Chicago Gay Men's Chorus to present 'Unimaginable' on May 20-22

The Chicago Gay Men's Chorus will present the spring show "CGMC: Unimaginable," on May 20-22 at three Chicagoland venues. The performances will take place Friday, May 20, at 8 p.m. at Chicago's Athenaeum Center for Thought ...


 
Deadline-for-Chicago-LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-nominations-is-May-31

  Deadline for Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame nominations is May 31

The deadline to nominate individuals, businesses, organizations, and allies to the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame is on May 31 at midnight. Nominations may be made online at www.chicagolgbthalloffame.org/nominate. The goal is to honor people and ...


 
Running-squad-Team-to-End-AIDS-calls-for-participants-to-raise-funds-

  Running squad 'Team to End AIDS' calls for participants to raise funds

-- From a press release

(Chicago, IL) Over the last 19 years, TEAM TO ENDS AIDS (T2)—the only HIV charity fundraising marathon team in the Midwest—has raised more than $13 million for HIV/AIDS awareness and direct support for those living with ...


 
Rally-planned-during-May-11-Biden-visit-to-demand-nationwide-legalization-of-abortion-

  Rally planned during May 11 Biden visit to demand nationwide legalization of abortion

-- From a press release

CHICAGO, IL — Organizers and activists from the Party for Socialism and Liberation, Breaking the Chains Magazine, ANSWER Chicago, Code Pink, Make Noize for Change, and others will be rallying on Wed., May 11, at 6 ...


 
-Lightfoot-City-Clerk-Valencia-announce-partnership-with-UN-Women-

  Lightfoot, City Clerk Valencia announce partnership with UN Women

-- From a press release

CHICAGO — Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and City Clerk Anna Valencia announced a partnership with UN Women's Global Flagship Program, Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces. The initiative responds to sexual violence against women and girls ...


 
Kokandy-Productions-to-present-Cruel-Intentions-The-90s-Musical-June-9-Aug-7

  Kokandy Productions to present 'Cruel Intentions: The '90s Musical' June 9-Aug. 7

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (May 10, 2022) — Kokandy Productions is launching its 10th-anniversary season this summer with the Chicago storefront premiere of Cruel Intentions: The '90s Musical—a flirty and fun, nostalgia-packed show ...


 
Cubs-win-while-White-Sox-blow-six-run-lead

  Cubs win while White Sox blow six-run lead

On May 9, one Chicago MLB team halted its losing streak while the other had its winning streak snapped. In San Diego, the Chicago Cubs (10-18) blanked the Padres (19-11) 6-0 as the North Siders racked ...


 
Queer-college-salutatorian-plans-to-help-community-through-food

  Queer college salutatorian plans to help community through food

Back in March, Jose Cueva got an unexpected phone call from the president of Kennedy-King College: Cueva's perfect 4.0 GPA meant he would be graduating as salutatorian. "I was in shock; I wasn't expecting that," Cueva ...


 
Chicago-Sky-activate-Rebekah-Gardner-waive-Kaela-Davis

  Chicago Sky activate Rebekah Gardner, waive Kaela Davis

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (May 9, 2022) — The Chicago Sky has waived Kaela Davis, the team announced today, allowing them to activate Rebekah Gardner. Gardner joined the team Feb. 10 after signing her first WNBA training camp. After ...


 
Lightfoot-announces-a-Justice-for-All-Pledge-based-on-equity-and-access-

  Lightfoot announces a 'Justice for All Pledge' based on equity and access

-- From a press release

CHICAGO — Today, Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot joined reproductive justice leaders to announce the Justice For All Pledge, in response to the leaked draft opinion by the majority of the Supreme Court of the United States ...


 
Center-on-Halsteds-Human-First-gala-returns-to-in-person-form

  Center on Halsted's 'Human First' gala returns to (in-person) form

Center on Halsted's annual "Human First" gala returned Friday, May 6, in an in-person format. The event took place at the Old Post Office, 433 W. Van Buren St. Last year, the Center hosted a virtual ...


 
Lakeside-Pride-to-host-Sweet-Home-Chicago-on-May-29-91UPDATED93

  Lakeside Pride to host 'Sweet Home Chicago' on May 29 [UPDATED]

As part of the 40th annual Pride Bands Alliance Conference, Lakeside Pride will host "Sweet Home Chicago" on Sunday, May 29, at 7 p.m. at the Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Dr. Chicago's Lakeside ...


 
Fire-lose-and-Cubs-drop-doubleheader-White-Sox-win-again-

  Fire lose and Cubs drop doubleheader; White Sox win again

Ronaldo Cisneros netted three goals (a hat trick) in the first half and Atlanta United (4-4-3) snapped their four-match MLS winless streak, defeating Chicago Fire (2-3-4) FC 4-1 at Georgia's ...


 
Queen-of-the-Universe-winner-Grag-Queen-in-Chicago-on-June-3-and-19

  'Queen of the Universe' winner Grag Queen in Chicago on June 3 and 19

Grag Queen—the Brazilian drag queen who won the reality-competition show Queen of the Universe, and who just released her first English-language single, "You Betta"—will be in Chicago twice next month. ...


 
Shedd-Aquarium-hosting-Pride-Night-kickoff-June-1

  Shedd Aquarium hosting 'Pride Night' kickoff June 1

Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S. DuSable Lake Shore Dr., is hosting Pride Night kickoff on Wed., June 1, 6-10 p.m. The event will feature DJs (Ariel Zetina and Mx. Toto), drag personalities (Hinkypunk, Kitty Banks and Tiki ...


 
Chicago-Sky-lose-opener-White-Sox-win-Cubs-game-postponed

  Chicago Sky lose opener; White Sox win; Cubs game postponed

The defending WNBA champion Chicago Sky lost their season/home opener 98-91 to the Los Angeles Sparks in overtime at Wintrust Arena. The game was the Sky's first season-opener at home since 2016. It was a career-high ...


 
SAVOR-Cafe-Sophie-Chef-Grant-talks-about-his-European-getaway-in-the-Gold-Coast-

  SAVOR Cafe Sophie: Chef Grant talks about his European getaway in the Gold Coast

Chef Danny Grant wants to take Chicagoans (and visitors) to Europe—via his latest spot, Cafe Sophie, which opened April 14. Named after Grant's aunt, Cafe Sophie (a 2,500-square-foot space at 847 N. State St., in the ...


 
COVID-Indoor-masking-strongly-recommended-for-Chicago-as-numbers-rise

  COVID Indoor masking 'strongly recommended' for Chicago as numbers rise

With COVID-19 cases continuing to gradually increase, Cook County and the City of Chicago moved from "Low" into the "Medium" COVID-19 Community Level, the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced in a press release. In ...


 
VIEWS-Dignity-Chicago-celebrates-50-years-of-ministry

  VIEWS Dignity/Chicago celebrates 50 years of ministry

It was 1972 and it was dangerous to be gay or lesbian. One could be arrested, publicly humiliated or fired from one's job. Even finding safety in the emerging bar scene was hazardous. Added to that ...


 
Mayor-names-Ballys-at-Tribune-Publishing-Center-for-Chicagos-sole-casino-license-

  Mayor names Bally's at Tribune Publishing Center for Chicago's sole casino license

-- From a press release

CHICAGO —Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot announced May 5 that the City has selected Bally's Corporation to be the recipient of its sole casino license and the developer to create a world-class casino-resort and entertainment experience in ...


 
Inaugural-River-North-Live-taking-place-June-24-26

  Inaugural 'River North Live' taking place June 24-26

River North Residents Association announced that its annual festival, formerly Taste of River North, will return with a new venue, date and concept for 2022. Taking place June 24-26, River North Live will feature world-class artists ...


 
Giordano-Dance-Chicago-to-showcase-modern-works-June-11

  Giordano Dance Chicago to showcase modern works June 11

The Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Dr., completes its Made in Chicago 2021-22 Dance Series with the return of Giordano Dance Chicago (GDC) performing its annual summer engagement on Saturday, June 11, at 7:30 ...


 
Red-Stars-vs-Spirit-rescheduled

  Red Stars vs. Spirit rescheduled

CHICAGO (May 5, 2022) — The Chicago Red Stars' match against the Washington Spirit, originally scheduled for Saturday, May 7, has been rescheduled due to Washington advancing to the Challenge Cup final. The teams will now ...


 
Chicago-Sky-also-waive-Kaba-Doyle-and-Tahane

  Chicago Sky also waive Kaba, Doyle and Tahane

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (May 5, 2022) — The Chicago Sky waived Masseny Kaba, Kathleen Doyle and Emmanuelle Tahane, the team announced today. Kaba was signed by the Sky on April 16 after going undrafted in the 2022 WNBA ...


 
Members-of-the-Jane-Collective-abortion-underground-to-reunite-for-The-Janes-screening-May-19

  Members of the Jane Collective abortion underground to reunite for 'The Janes' screening May 19

-- From a press release

CHICAGO, Illinois — In the wake of the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion set to overturn Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, Doc10 today announced that original Jane Collective members will reunite for the ...


 
Book-signing-for-HIV-AIDS-activists-Unprotected-A-Memoir-on-May-21

  Book-signing for HIV/AIDS activist's 'Unprotected: A Memoir' on May 21

-- From a press release

"I had been torn apart by the doings of others and blamed myself for surviving to the best of my ability. It would literally take decades for me to understand that I was the product of what happened to me." Emmy ...


 
Todd-Connor-falls-short-in-Indiana-state-Senate-bid

  Todd Connor falls short in Indiana state Senate bid

Onetime Chicago resident Todd Connor lost his bid to represent Porter County in the Indiana state Senate. State Sen. Rodney Pol, D-Chesterton, edged Connor and Ron Meer in the May 3 primary election, The Shelbyville News ...


 
SPORTS-Chicago-Sky-waive-several-players

  SPORTS Chicago Sky waive several players

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (May 4, 2022)—The Chicago Sky waived Anneli Maley, Kaela Davis, Tina Krajisnik, Sparkle Taylor and Kysre Gondrezick, the team announced. Maley joined the Sky on March 11 after signing a training camp contract. Maley was ...


 
White-Sox-take-both-Wrigley-Field-games-in-Crosstown-Classic

  White Sox take both Wrigley Field games in Crosstown Classic

On May 4, the Chicago White Sox (11-13) edged the Chicago Cubs (9-15) 4-3 in the second of the two-game Crosstown Classic series at Wrigley Field. The Cubs had a 3-1 lead going to the third ...


 
Gerber-Hart-announces-change-in-leadership

  Gerber/Hart announces change in leadership

Wil Brant is no longer executive director of Gerber/Hart Library and Archives. According to an open letter from board co-chairs James Conley and Kevin Nunley as well as Board Treasurer Becky Chmielewski, Brant "served in this ...


 
THEATER-Performers-Diana-DeGarmo-and-Ace-Young-skate-into-the-Windy-City

  THEATER Performers Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young skate into the Windy City

The popular television show American Idol brought Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young together, even though they actually competed on separate seasons. Fate and destiny are also parts of the storyline in the duo's latest project Skates. ...


 
White-Sox-beat-Cubs-in-first-game-of-Crosstown-Classic

  White Sox beat Cubs in first game of Crosstown Classic

In the first game of this year's Crosstown Classic series between the Chicago White Sox (10-13) and the Chicago Cubs (9-14), the South Siders won 3-1 at Wrigley Field on May 3. The White Sox's Tim ...


 
THEATER-Silk-Road-co-founders-talk-about-journey-from-medical-setback

  THEATER Silk Road co-founders talk about journey from medical setback

Malik Gillani co-founded Silk Road Rising—a theater company focused on sharing the life stories of the overlooked and underrepresented people living along the Silk Road in Asia and the Middle East—with his husband, Jamil Khoury, almost ...


 
Actors-30-and-older-needed-for-Bronzeville-murder-mystery-production-

  Actors 30 and older needed for Bronzeville murder-mystery production

Actors and actresses who are at least 30 years old are needed for a murder-mystery production that revolves around a historical Bronzeville development. Wooley's Place will involve a murder that will take place in Chicago's Bronzeville ...


 
Illinois-Supreme-Court-denies-ex-Bear-Richard-Dent-chance-to-identify-accusers

  Illinois Supreme Court denies ex-Bear Richard Dent chance to identify accusers

The Illinois Supreme Court recently denied former Chicago Bear Richard Dent the chance to learn the names of the people who accused him of sexual harassment and drunken disorderly conduct in 2018, SW Iowa News reported. ...


 
Leak-of-US-Supreme-Court-abortion-opinion-stirs-local-reactions

  Leak of U.S. Supreme Court abortion opinion stirs local reactions

The U.S. Supreme Court has reportedly voted to strike down the landmark Roe v. Wade decision, according to an initial draft majority opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito that Politico obtained. The 98-page draft opinion overturns ...


 
Raven-Theatre-announces-40th-Anniversary-Season-

  Raven Theatre announces 40th Anniversary Season

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (May 2, 2022) — Raven Theatre is pleased to announce its 40th Anniversary Season, kicking off this fall with a fresh take on Noel Coward's iconic 1930 comedy Private Lives, directed by Ian Frank. The ...


 
DANCE-AA-Ballet-to-offer-Family-Dance-Series-starting-May-14

  DANCE A&A Ballet to offer Family Dance Series starting May 14

A&A Ballet (A&A), under the artistic direction of Alexei Kremnev and Anna Reznik, announced a new Family Dance Series at the Athenaeum Theater, 2936 N. Southport Ave., premiering Saturday, May 14, at 3 p.m. Fresh from ...


 
Chicago-Sky-waive-Pulliam-prepare-for-May-6-season-opener

  Chicago Sky waive Pulliam, prepare for May 6 season opener

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (May 2)—The Chicago Sky waived Lindsey Pulliam, the team announced today. Pulliam joined the Sky on April 16 after signing a training camp contract and was selected by the Atlanta Dream with the 27th overall ...


 
Refracted-Theatre-to-launch-inaugural-Chicago-season-with-queer-production

  Refracted Theatre to launch inaugural Chicago season with queer production

Refracted Theatre Company has announced its inaugural Chicago season, featuring a launch event and a world-premiere queer-themed production where curiosity is rewarded with the unexpected, and an open heart is met with a colorful display of ...


 
THEATER-At-the-Vanishing-Point-running-through-May-22

  THEATER 'At the Vanishing Point' running through May 22

The Gift Theatre is welcoming back live audiences with the Chicago premiere of Naomi Iizuka's drama At the Vanishing Point, directed by Lavina Jadhwani. It runs through Sunday, May 22, at Filament Theatre, 4041 N. Milwaukee ...


 
Bears-release-QB-Foles-Cubs-win-while-White-Sox-come-up-short

  Bears release QB Foles; Cubs win while White Sox come up short

Chicago Bears General Manager Ryan Poles made four trades April 30—the final day of the NFL Draft—but could not find a taker for veteran quarterback Nick Foles, The Chicago Tribune noted. That led the team to ...


 
Moulin-Rouge-performance-canceled-after-Loop-shooting-

  'Moulin Rouge' performance canceled after Loop shooting

Broadway In Chicago canceled the May 1 performance of Moulin Rouge! The Musical, at the James M. Nederlander Theatre, following the nearby shooting in The Loop, ABC 7 Chicago reported. A 27-year-old man and a 55-year-old ...


 
Chicago-Red-Stars-win-Cubs-get-hammered-White-Sox-also-win

  Chicago Red Stars win; Cubs get hammered; White Sox also win

At home, the Chicago Red Stars—behind goals from Ella Stevens and Bianca St-Georges—defeated Racing Louisville FC 2-1 on April 30. Both Stevens and St-Georges scored their first regular-season goals; Stevens' goal came within the first t ...


 
PASSAGES-Playwright-disability-rights-activist-Susan-Nussbaum-dies

  PASSAGES Playwright/disability-rights activist Susan Nussbaum dies

Susan Nussbaum—a Chicago playwright, novelist and longtime disability-rights activist—died April 28 at age 68. Nussbaum won the 2012 PEN/Bellwether Prize for Social Engaging Fiction for her novel Good Kings Bad ...


 





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Windy City Media Group publishes Windy City Times,
The Bi-Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community.
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