Windy City Times - publishing since 1985  | August 16, 2018
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Dance for Life continues to celebrate life, honoring those who have passe

In the darkest days of the 1980s, Chicago's dance community was gamely pirouetting through a Giselle-mist insufficiently shrouding the HIV/AIDS tragedy, dancers involuntarily reaching for partners who could never lift them again. There was no ignoring the unrestful spirits brushing past in the corridors, no shutting out dreams of dances that would never spring from soul-to-stage. The dust of the fallen co-mingled with the rosin glimmering on every dance floor. Read more.

Northalsted Market Days 2018 Photos
The Northalsted Business Alliance continued its annual tradition of presenting the largest outdoor street festival in the Midwest on Aug. 11 and 12. Northalsted Market Days had the bustling Boystown area from Addison Street to Belmont Avenue blocked off while adding four stages and unique vendor booths along the main drag on Halsted Street. The weather was clear with temperatures rising to over 80 degrees on both Saturday and Sunday. A $10 suggested donation was requested upon entering the festival and bag checks were again part of the security measures this year. READ MORE

Deaf trans athlete Kamden Romano at top of his game
Kamden Romano has quite the sporting resume: football, soccer, marathons, triathlons and more, yet Romano's future sporting ventures are, perhaps, most exciting for him. Romano, 32, who lives in suburban Huntley and works as a paraprofessional, played for the DC Divas in 2006 and the Chicago Force in 2010. Romano has run three marathons, about 20 half-marathons, 7 Tough Mudder events, 1 Spartan race, 2 sprint triathlons, and 1 duathlon. READ MORE

ISSUE Aug 15, 2018


Vives Q relaunches with Gutierrez, Love

Dedry Jones, remembered

Queer, Ill + Okay hosts 'HIV/AIDS in the Age of PrEP'

MOVIES: Author Andrew Solomon part of 'Far From the Tree' documentary

Casting announced for national tour of Hello, Dolly!

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