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  SHOWBIZ Tituss Burgess, IMDb, Halsey, Stephen Colbert, 'Queer As Folk'

Quibi has greenlit Dishmantled—described as "a high-octane cooking competition that will literally blow your socks off," with Tituss Burgess ( Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt; 30 Rock ) set to host, Deadline reported. Hosted by Burgess, each episode ...


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  NUNN ON ONE MUSIC Michael Feinstein, The legend returns to Ravinia

Cabaret king Michael Feinstein returns to Ravinia Festival this month with singer Haley Reinhart in her Ravinia debut. Songs will span over decades of the music Feinstein is known for playing. As the ambassador of the ...


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  Maria Callas hologram performance Sept. 7

On Saturday, Sept. 7, at 7:30 p.m., legendary opera diva Maria Callas will return to the Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Upper Wacker Dr.—42 years after her death. "Callas in Concert: The Hologram Tour" will feature ...


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  Muslim performers' event Aug. 30-31

On Aug. 30-31, at 8 p.m., the Muslim Writers Collective will host a program at Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., with artists from multiple performative backgrounds. In collaboration with Steppenwolf's LookOut Series, the two-night variety ...


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  Considering Matthew Shepard concert st Ravinia Festival Sept. 12

On Thursday, Sept. 12, Considering Matthew Shepard will be performed at Ravinia Festival. The concert focuses on the brutal 1998 killing of a 21 year old gay student which attracted the attention of the world for ...


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  CONCERTS Activate: Green Room, Alice Cooper, Hozier, Parker Milsap, Hunx

In case you didn't get enough queer cheer in June, July and August came packed with plenty of treats for every persuasion. Fairy godmother Barbra Streisand hit the United Center on Aug. 6, just days after ...


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  NUNN ON ONE CABARET Rizo's 'Chaos' theory

Teatro Zinzanni's Love, Chaos & Dinner is currently playing at the newly opened Cambria Hotel Chicago, 32 W. Randolph St., on the 14th floor in The Spiegeltent ZaZou—a Belgian mirror tent created to showcase singers, acrobats, ...


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  Music Box calls on Parton and Poppins for 90th anniversary

An all-night Dolly Parton film festival and a Mary Poppins sing-a-long screening are among the offerings at Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Ave., celebrates its 90th anniversary starting Aug. 22. Festivities kick off Aug. 22 ...


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  Drag-and-dining venue Lips to open Aug. 22

Lips, a drag-and-dining venue, will have a grand opening Thursday, Aug. 22, at 2229 S. Michigan Ave. Just some of the drag performers will include Mimi Marks, Shavonna B. Brooks, Ruff N' Stuff, Angel LeBare, Delilah ...


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  London Gay Symphonic-Lakeside Pride Joint in concert Aug. 24

CHICAGO ( August 15, 2019 ) — Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles presents an international collaboration with London's only LGBTQ symphonic wind band, the London Gay Symphonic Winds ( LGSW ), for Aug. 24 7-9 p.m. here ...


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  SHOWBIZ 'Elm Street,' 'Crime Story,' Tab Hunter, Lady Gaga

Gay actor Marc Patton is returning to the big screen, as himself, with the documentary Scream, Queen: My Nightmare On Elm Street, The Washington Blade noted. The film tells the story of how his "big break" ...


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  Collaborative Works Fest to focuse on vocal chamber music of living composers

CHICAGO— Collaborative Arts Institute of Chicago's 19/20 season will open with the 8th annual Collaborative Works Festival , held in venues around Chicago September 5, 7 and 8, 2019 . The 2019 Collaborative Works Festival, The ...


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  Northalsted Market Days 2019 in photos

Summertime was in full bloom for Northalsted Market Days, Aug. 10-11. This year's big acts included '80s singer/percussionist Sheila E., America's Got Talent breakout star Brian Justin Crum, dance diva Deborah Cox, "Scissor Sister" Jake Shears, ...


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  OPERA Singer Patricia Racette talks coming out, musical feats

Patricia Racette is an internationally acclaimed operatic soprano. Over 30 years in the industry, she has been particularly renowned for performing as Puccini's and Verdi's heroines. On a more personal level, she came out as a ...


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  Rocketman on Blu-Ray, DVD Aug. 27

The Elton John biopic Rocketman—already on Digital as of Aug. 6—will be out on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD on Tuesday, Aug. 27, from Paramount Home Entertainment. Rocketman features performances of John's songs by Taron ...


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  NUNN ON ONE The talented Brian Justin Crum coming for Market Days

America's Got Talent finalist Brian Justin Crum came out to audiences on national TV during season 11. He told personal stories in between classic cover songs and returned for America's Got Talent: The Champions to sing ...


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  NUNN ON ONE 'A Little Night Music' with Bernadette Peters

The legendary Bernadette Peters has a career that has spanned decades thanks to her theater, television and film work over the years. She has taken home trophies along the way, including multiple Tony Awards, three Drama ...


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  NUNN ON ONE Alex Newell, living outside the box

Performer Alex Newell refuses to be put in a box. Best known for the playing the character Unique Adams in the Fox series Glee, Newell competed on Oxygen's The Glee Project beforehand to eventually earn a ...


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  Lollapalooza 2019: Great weather, defiant and eclectic acts

While Lollapalooza has already committed to four days again next year, it was very difficult to sustain the excitement and sell tickets for promoters with the festival this year. Four-day passes did not sell out until ...


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  Janelle Monae headlines 'A Beautiful Future' at MCA

The evening before her unforgettable set at Lollapalooza music festival, performer Janelle Monae attended an event at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago on Aug. 1. The theme of the Belvedere Vodka event was "A Beautiful ...


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  UPDATE Sheila E., Jake Shears, Macy Gray part of Market Days line-up

CHICAGO—The Northalsted Business Alliance ( NBA ) brings the beats to Boystown for this year's Northalsted Market Days, set for Aug. 10-11. The fest returns with five stages of non-stop entertainment, shopping, food and more. Music ...


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  Artemis Singers to join Women & Children First Bookstore Block Party

CHICAGO─Artemis Singers, www.artemissingers.org, Chicago's lesbian feminist chorus, will perform songs from 2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., Saturday, August 24, 2019 at Women & Children First 40th Anniversary Block Party, in honor of the bookstore. The nonprofit ...


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  Grant Park Music Festival includes Resurrection Symphony Aug. 16-17

CHICAGO ( July 29, 2019 ) — The 85th season of the Grant Park Music Festival, led by Artistic Director and Principal Conductor Carlos Kalmar with Chorus Director Christopher Bell, concludes in August at Millennium Park's ...


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  SHOWBIZ Lil Nas X, classic TV shows, Janelle Monae, NFL player

The country-trap smash "Old Town Road" ( by out rapper/singer Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus ) has broken the record for the longest-running number-one song on Billboard's singles chart. And faced with the task ...


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  THEATER REVIEW Kiss

Playwright: Guillermo Calderon At: Haven at The Den, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. Tickets: HavenChi.org; $35. Runs through: Aug. 18 Kiss wants you to think rather than feel. That doesn't make it inauthentic, but it distances the ...


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  Gloria Gaynor in Chicago on Aug. 9

Legendary singer Gloria Gaynor—known for her hit "I Will Survive"—will perform at City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph St., on Friday, Aug. 9, at 7 and 10 p.m. Gaynor's career spans the past 40 years. She has ...


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  Sinfonietta concert screening of 'Get Out' Sept. 21

Chicago Sinfonietta will perform a live concert screening of Jordan Peele's 2018 smash film film Get Out, conducted by score composer Michael Abels, at the Auditorium Theatre, 50 East Ida B. Wells Dr., on Saturday, Sept. ...


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  Hamilton The Exhibition concludes in Chicago Aug. 25

Hamilton: The Exhibition—the large-scale immersive museum that debuted last spring in Chicago—will conclude its five-month residency on Sunday, Aug. 25, Hamilton producer Jeffrey Seller announced. Inspired by the globally known musical, Hamilton: The Exhibition takes visitors ...


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  Clandestina organizers on relaunching event, future plans

After an almost three-year hiatus, Clandestina Chicago ( Clandestina ) co-promoters City Winery Chicago Riverwalk Manager Brooke Webster and Chicago PD Makeup Department Head Alma Izquierdo have announced a re-launch event Saturday, Aug. 24, 8 p.m.-12 ...


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  MUSIC Hozier talks musical activism, inspiration and 'Wasteland, Baby!'

Andrew Hozier-Byrne, the Irish singer-songwriter known mononymously as Hozier, will be performing a few times in Chicago in the coming months—including at Lollapalloza on Thursday, Aug. 1. Since the 2013 release of his song, "Take Me ...


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  Second City Divas In Concert for Season of Concern

In a one-night-only opportunity to see Chicago's leading ladies of musical theatre on stage together, Season of Concern ( SOC ) presents "Second City Divas—In Concert," a benefit performance Monday, September 9 at 7:30 p.m. at ...


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  Artists from around the globe at World Music Fest Chicago Sept. 13-19

The world will come together for the 21ST Annual World Music Festival Chicago at 17 venues across the city from September 13 to 29. Celebrating diverse music from across the globe, this FREE festival is produced ...


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  SHOWBIZ Indya Moore, Janet Jackson, Cazwell & Miss Peppermint, Andy Cohen

CAA has signed actor, model, writer and social activist Indya Moore, Deadline reported. The transgender, non-binary, Haitian-Dominician actor is part of the FX series Pose, co-created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Steven Canals, and which ...


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  MUSIC Donyae Asante talks career choices, sex positivity

By Joshua Irvine

A few years back, a high school kid named Donyae Lewis portrayed Sonny in a production of In the Heights, at Governors State University. Lewis had started writing songs and poems that year to "get through ...


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  Tegan and Sara in Evanston Oct. 15, tickets July 26

LGBTQ band Tegan and Sara will perform in Evanston's Cahn Auditorium, 600 Emerson St., on Tuesday, Oct. 15, at 8 p.m., as part of their "Hey, I'm Just Like You" tour. ( Doors open at 7 ...


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  MUSIC Queer musician Bitch on Pride, politics and musical hiatus

L.A.-based queer musician Bitch is no stranger to thinking outside of the box. After years on hiatus, she came back with a political punch in early 2019 with her single "New Year," which is an upbeat ...


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  CONCERTS Daya; Brandi Carlile; Taste of Chicago

If the Chicago area celebrations for the 50th anniversary of The Stonewall Riots toward the end of June seemed to be epic and numerous, the smaller events and aftershocks in July managed to be just as ...


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  Birds, letters lead to Mamby on the Beach being canceled

The musical event Mamby on the Beach—slated to take place Aug. 23-24 on Chicago's Montrose Beach—has been canceled after the arrival of federally protected birds as well as efforts from community stakeholders, according to The Chicago ...


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  SHOWBIZ Jennifer Lopez, 'Toy Story 4,' Rosie, Darren Criss, John Waters

Jennifer Lopez had a surprise for a gay teen who was barred from giving the valedictorian speech, PinkNews noted. The superstar surprised Nat Werth backstage at her show in Milwaukee on July 3. The teen was ...


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  Streisand at United Center on Aug. 6

Barbra Streisand will bring her live performance back to Chicago's United Center on Tuesday, Aug. 6. Streisand is an actress, singer, director, composer, producer, author and activist. She has recorded 52 gold, 31 platinum and 13 ...


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  SHOWBIZ Lance Bass, trans actor, Miley Cyrus, 'Queer Eye'

In California, Lance Bass is a co-owner of Rocco's WeHo—the latest iteration in a small chain of establishments that mixes a traditional sports bar with an Italian-American eatery, Advocate.com noted. However, this queer spot also includes ...


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  Jazz group to perform 'Immigrant Stories' July 22 in Chicago

Chicago Jazz Philharmonic ( CJP ), under the direction of artistic director and co-founder Orbert Davis, will conclude its second year of the series entitled "Chicago Immigrant Stories" on Monday, July 22, at Millennium Park, 6:30-8:30 ...


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  Back Lot Bash returns to A'ville, has family-friendly event

The woman-focused Back Lot Bash returned to the Cheetah Gym parking lot for two days of entertainment on June 29-30. On June 29, there was the Flagship Festival, with hosts Rose Garcia and Kat Florek, and ...


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  Lil Nas X seems to come out as gay

On the last day of Pride Month, rapper Lil Nas X—who has been everywhere, thanks to "Old Town Road," his duet with country singer Billy Ray Cyrus—posted a tweet that many interpreted as him coming out ...


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  They Won't Win or will they?

Local independent gay band They Won't Win is made up of friends Danny M. Cohen from London and Greg Lanier from Wisconsin. The Chicago-based duo have just released new music with their first album, Lost At ...


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  NUNN ON ONE MUSIC Out musician Lucy Spraggan lives for 'Today'

English singer Lucy Spraggan came into the spotlight after auditioning for The X Factor back in 2012. She was signed to Columbia Records afterwards and released a major label album called Join The Club. Her latest ...


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  WHAT TO DO FOR PRIDE

In addition to the parade, check out these big pride events from all over the Chicago area and http://www.windycitymediagroup.com/gay/chicago/events/upcoming.php . Pride in the Park festival June 29 In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Stonewall, Dreambrite ...


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  MUSIC Out country singer Ty Herndon discusses what matters most

Ty Herndon may have been in the music business for more than a couple decades now—but he's not slowing down at all. For Pride Month, he's released a re-recorded version of his 1995 breakthrough hit song ...


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  MUSIC Lizzo, Kim Petras help celebrate Pride in Chicago

June 20 proved to be a jam-packed night for the LGBT community with events all over the city to celebrate Pride month. The AT&T Chicago Flagship store on Michigan Avenue hosted an exclusive Pride event with ...


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  Sivan, Brockhampton at Mamby Aug. 23-24

Out singer Troye Sivan and hip-hop collective Brockhampton ( which includes gay founding member Kevin Abstract ) are among the acts slated to perform at Mamby on the Beach, taking place Aug. 23-24 on Chicago's Montrose ...


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  SHOWBIZ Ryan Murphy, Billy Porter, Boy George, 'Queer Eye'

Ryan Murphy will direct and produce the feature adaptation of the Tony-nominated stage musical The Prom and has secured a cast that puts Netflix in new star-power territory, Deadline noted. Meryl Streep will star alongside James ...


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  ONO, Glad Rags to play June 29 concert

Genre-pushing local artists ONO and Glad Rags will join forces at Constellation, 3111 N. Western Ave., on Saturday, June 29, at 8 p.m. for an eclectic evening of music and performance. ONO is known for its ...


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  SHOWBIZ Sandra Bernhard, 'Love, Simon,' Taylor Swift, Tiffany Haddish

Sandra Bernhard recently sat with Tim Teeman over at the Daily Beast—and made it clear she was done being asked about former best friend Madonna, Queerty noted. When Teeman asked about the singer, Bernhard responded, "I ...


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  CONCERT REVIEWS X and The Damned, Gogol Bordello, Bettye Lavette and more

If the concert scene in Chicago this past May was characterized by gloom, dampness and a scarcity of choices, the shows in June can be appreciated for a sudden turnaround in eclecticism, quality and expansiveness. So ...


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  Chicago PrideFest set for June 22-23

The weekend before the 2019 Chicago Pride Parade makes its way through Boystown, the Chicago PrideFest will start the celebration. Chicago PrideFest will take place June 22-23, 11 a.m.-10 p.m., at Halsted Street and Waveland Avenue. ...


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  TRQPITECA, Night Out in the Parks June 30 at Ping Tom Memorial Park

Chicago, IL - June is Pride month, and 2019 marks the 50th year that queer people across the world collectively celebrate community since the Stonewall Riots of New York City created a revolution of civil rights ...


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  The Veronicas visit Chicago to celebrate Pride

Brisbane pop group The Veronicas are made up of two identical twin sisters named Lisa and Jessica Origliasso. Their debut album The Secret Life of… took over the Australian album charts with three top 10 singles. ...


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  SHOWBIZ Celine Dion, GLAAD concert, Marlon Wayans, telenovela plot

On June 8, international superstar Celine Dion took the final bow of her 16-year Las Vegas residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, a press release noted. In March 2003, Celine Dion forever premiered her first ...


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  Midsommarfest encourages attendees to shop locally

Attendees were greeted with a variety of options at the annual Andersonville Midsommarfest on the weekend of June 7-9. Midsommarfest is a street festival running down Clark Street between Catalpa and Foster avenues. ( The Andersonville ...


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  Midsommarfest in A'ville June 7-9

The Andersonville Midsommarfest will take place Friday-Sunday, June 7-9. The event will take place from Summerdale Avenue to Catalpa Avenue along Clark Street featuring two stages: North Stage ( Catalpa and Clark ) and Balmoral Pride ...


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  MUSIC Ndegeocello, Bennett to perform at Taste of Chicago

Out neo-soul musician Meshell Ndegeocello and LGBT hip-hop artist Taylor Bennett ( brother of Chance the Rapper ) are among the acts slated to perform at this year's Taste of Chicago on July 10-14, at the ...


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  Rachael Sage in concert June 13

Singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer Rachael Sage will be performing at Uncommon Ground, 1401 W. Devon Ave., on Thursday, June 13, at 7 p.m. Sage is on tour supporting her latest album, PseudoMyopia—a companion acoustic album to ...


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  Howard Jones to perform June 20

New wave icon/synth pioneer Howard Jones has just released his first new studio album in nearly a decade: Transform. In support of his new album, Jones will be headlining an extensive tour in North America this ...


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  MUSIC May's concerts: An intriguing mix reflects the weather

Despite the promise of hot fun in the summertime, the month of May largely delivered an infuriating mix of dark skies and torrents of rain. On local stages, the concert offerings seemed to mirror the weather ...


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  Chicago Blues Fest on June 7-9

The 36th Annual Chicago Blues Festival will take place June 7-9 in Millennium Park, 201 E. Randolph St. Blues Hall of Fame member Bobby Rush will headline the festival on opening day. The award-winning and legendary ...


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  MUSIC Lion Babe roaring into the Windy City

The R&B duo Lion Babe is composed of singer Jillian Hervey ( whose mother is actress/singer Vanessa Williams ) and producer Lucas Goodman. The two met through a friend and released their first song, "Treat Me ...


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  Show with The Go-Go's songs to start July 1

Head Over Heels—featuring songs by The Go-Go's—will run July 1-Aug. 25 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. The cast includes Bridget Adams-King, Jeremiah Alsop, Emily Barnash, Frankie Leo Bennett, Caitlyn Cerza, Caitlin Dobbins, Britain Gebhardt, ...


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  SHOWBIZ Jane Fonda, Lee Daniels, Lady Gaga, 'The Babadook'

Jane Fonda said she suffered a nervous breakdown during the first season of Grace and Frankie because she felt "triggered" by her character's plotline of being abandoned by her husband for another man, Page Six noted, ...


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  Artemis Singers'Pride concert June 15

Artemis Singers, Chicago's lesbian feminist chorus, will present its Pride concert and dance, "We Sing What Sparkles," on Saturday, June 15, at First Unitarian Church, 5650 S. Woodlawn Ave., at 7 p.m. The nonprofit chorus specializes ...


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  Rachael Sage in concert June 13

Singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer Rachael Sage will be performing at Uncommon Ground, 1401 W. Devon Ave., on Thursday, June 13, at 7 p.m. Sage is on tour supporting her latest album, PseudoMyopia—a companion acoustic album to ...


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  Boystown bar owner apologizes for 'hurtful' email

The owner of Boystown nightclub Progress Bar said that his business would be closed the evening of May 30 so he and staff could address issues that arose after an internal email calling for a ban ...


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  SHOWBIZ Cirque du Soleil, 'Downton Abbey' film, Mathew V, Whitney Houston

The producer of Cirque du Soleil and Dan Lin's Rideback have made a deal to develop feature films based on the stories and characters from the catalog of the iconic global live-entertainment franchise, Deadline noted. The ...


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  Volta, Cirque du Soleil

Writer & Director: Bastien Alexandre At: South of Soldier Field ( LSD at 18th Street ). Tickets: cirquedusoleil/com/usa/Chicago/volta; $49-$290. Runs through: July 6 In 1984, Cirque du Soleil reinvented the circus by eliminating animals, sideshows, name ...


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  'We Are Pussy Riot' starts June 7

The production We Are Pussy Riot ( or Everything Is P.R. )—written by Barbara Hammond and directed by Kate Hendrickson—will run June 7-July 6 at Red Tape Theatre's The Ready, 4546 N. Western Ave. Pussy Riot ...


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  MUSIC Dynamic duo: Levi Kreis, Anne Steele on upcoming show

City Winery is about to have a gay ol' time with two performers on Pride Month. Out singers Levi Kreis and Anne Steele began their careers at Opryland, a country-music theme park that has long since ...







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