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TUESDAY SPECIALS
Roscoe'sRoscoe's
$12 Absolut Mandrin Cosmo Pitchers $12 Absolut Long Island Pitchers $5 Jager Bombs $2.50 Miller Lite Drafts

The ClosetThe Closet
Musical Open Mic with Sami 7pm - $3 Well $3.50 Pints of Miller Lite $3.50 Shock Tops

Club KraveClub Krave
Trashy Tuesdays PBR Cans $1

Big ChicksBig Chicks
$4 Dark & Stormy - $3 bottles of Corona and Corona Light - $3.50 Well Vodka cocktails

Broadway Youth CenterBroadway Youth Center
7PM-9PM: X-Pressions, an arts-based drop in program.

Progress BarProgress Bar
Honey Pot, Halsteds first and only all girl night. Resident DJ AllTheWay Kay

SidetrackSidetrack
TRL TUESDAYS 9pm-2am A totally rad lineup of 90s & early 00s music videos

ManeuversManeuvers
$2 Bottles - Miller Budweiser Coors

Center on HalstedCenter on Halsted
Queer Yoga - This gentle class is appropriate for beginners as well as seasoned yogis. 6:30 PM - 7:40 PM

Farraguts on ClarkFarraguts on Clark
All 16 drafts $2.50 each

DS Tequila CompanyDS Tequila Company
Starving Artist: $5 Burgers $3 Jamo $2 select Beers $3 Slammers

CellblockCellblock
GAME NIGHT Join Joe and Kelly for bar games, free pool, and Wii

Spyners PubSpyners Pub
$3.50 Absolute Vodkas and Flavors

Charlie'sCharlie's
$10 Absolut pitchers, $2 Bud/Bud Light, $4 Jager & bombs, karaoke 9PM - 1AM

R Public HouseR Public House
Fried Chicken Special $12

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

Kit Kat Lounge & Supper ClubKit Kat Lounge & Supper Club
Half priced martinis 1/3 off small plates $12.95 Chicken & Waffles with a glass of champagne

BerlinBerlin
Resident DJ VoxBox $3 Berlin Bombs (now with Absolut), $5 Tropical Sex pints, $4 Honey flavored whiskey (Jack/Jim), $2 PBR, $4 Fireball, $5 Stoli

AtmosphereAtmosphere
Bored GAYmes * Wii, Cards, Jenga, Scrabble... * $3 wells, $5 Electric Lemonades, $3 Miller Lite and Bud Light drafts

Scarlet BarScarlet Bar
1st Tuesday of the Month Party Industry Night 8pm - 2am DJ Luna and DJ Step

Elixir LoungeElixir Lounge
Tuesday Treat: Elixir's speciality cocktails $8.00

The CallThe Call
$5 Skyy Cocktails - Regular and Flavors

Phoenix Bar   (Hunter's) Phoenix Bar (Hunter's)
9pm -2am Karaoke w/ Jake * $3 Miller Lite Drafts $4 sweet Revenge Shots

Bobby Love'sBobby Love's
$2 Well Cocktails, $2 Domestic Beers

Estelle'sEstelle's
$2 Drafts / Bottles $3 Beers $9 Delirium

The SoFo TapThe SoFo Tap
$5 Absolut Cocktails

Shakers On Clark (Formerly 3160)Shakers On Clark (Formerly 3160)
$4 Svedka, Captain Morgan, Bombay Drinks

Hamburger Mary'sHamburger Mary's
All of Mary's signature "Mary-Tinis" are $2 off all day, every Tuesday!

Lucky Horseshoe LoungeLucky Horseshoe Lounge
Buff Night

HydrateHydrate
$1 Drinks, No Cover until 12am


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  TODAYS GAY & LESBIAN EVENTS

Saturday May 19th

Chicago Gay Men's Chorus presents Under the Big Top
8:00pm

Spring show, three locations, three dates will feature animals, acrobats, aerialists, music, 150 chorus members, six dance numbers, over 30 dancers, five circus performers, and the smell of fresh popcorn permeating the theatre, Under the Big Top promises to be one of CGMC's biggest and most entertaining shows to date. Artistic Director James J. Morehead shared his hopes for the show saying, "I hope the audience leaves having experienced the circus in a new way, a familiar way, and maybe a slightly LGBTQ+ way." Musical selections will include songs from popular musicals Barnum, Side Show, and The Greatest Showman along with songs from Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Billy Joel, and more. The spirit of the circus will come to life as as live circus performers take the stage to show off their daring and magnificent talents. Performers include: Ray Gunn with Vertical Sideshow ( aerialist, cube act ), Molly Plunk ( wirewalker, contortionist ), Aerial Emery ( hula hoop juggler ), Sally Marvel ( sword swallower ), and Queerelle ( pincushion act, Saturday only ). "It has been great planning each of the specialty numbers for our guest circus performers," said Morehead. "The singers are working super hard to make this the best show yet." Under the Big Top is not just about entertainment and showmanship but a heartfelt and powerful message of acceptance, inclusiveness, and celebration of self. "Once we've stripped the circus of its exploitative issues, we are left with lots of talented acts and beautiful music to encourage us to be ourselves and let others do the same," said Morehead. All walks of life are welcome at CGMC's performances as the chorus continues to stand firm in their commitment to equality and inclusion of all people. This circus spectacle is a show for all ages! "Children can come and see this version of the circus," said Morehead. "Adults can come remember the circus from when they were children...all with the special CGMC touch!" Tickets are on sale now so don't miss it! WHEN/WHERE Friday, May 18, 2018, 8:00 PM Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N Southport Ave., Chicago, IL 60657 Saturday, May 19, 2018, 8:00 PM North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie, IL 60077 Sunday, May 20, 2018, 3:00 PM Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W 111th St, Chicago, IL 60655 TICKETS Tickets are currently on sale and range from $28 - $40 online with additional ticket fees. Seating for the performance at Beverly Arts Center is general admission entry only. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.cgmc.org/spring. ABOUT CHICAGO GAY MEN'S CHORUS The Chicago Gay Men's Chorus ( CGMC ) has been an integral part of Chicago's cultural and gay communities since 1983. For more than three decades, the chorus has entertained audiences across the continent with innovative musical programming exploring everything from love to politics to the sometimes fabulous, sometimes challenging world of being gay; often all at the same time. Our always-memorable performances have included original musical revues; full-length book musicals; traditional choral concerts and intimate cabaret presentations; all punctuated with our signature joyous irreverence. Most recently, CGMC represented Chicago's LGBT community at Mayor Rahm Emanuel's second-term inauguration ceremony. The chorus proudly sang "America the Beautiful" for the Illinois Marriage Equality Act bill-signing ceremony and was the featured guest choral performer for the star-studded concert, Broadway Rocks, with the Grant Park Music Festival in 2011. Chicago Gay Men's Chorus was inducted into the Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame in 2001 and currently has four cd-recordings available. CGMC has performed the National Anthem multiple times at world-famous Wrigley Field and for the WNBA Chicago Sky and Chicago's professional soccer team, Chicago Fire.


Event Website

North Shore Center for the Performing Arts
9501 Skokie Blvd.
Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 673-6300
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