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SATURDAY SPECIALS
Mary's AtticMary's Attic
$5 Frozen Slushies, $2 House Shots

Lucky Horseshoe LoungeLucky Horseshoe Lounge
Chicago's biggest & best line-up of male dancers-start at 2PM

Baton Show LoungeBaton Show Lounge
Shows at 8:30pm, 10:30pm and 12:30am.

CellblockCellblock
FURR! Show it off every 3rd Sat 10pm-3am

SidetrackSidetrack
Open 1pm Sidetrack Video Mix

Center on HalstedCenter on Halsted
"Center on Culture" Fall Event Series: Miss Coco Peru 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

HydrateHydrate
Beauties & Beaus, 9:30pm, hot male dancers and female impersonators. See hydratechicago.com for more details

Club EscapeClub Escape
Mz RUFF n STUFF'S Show of Illusions

Spyners PubSpyners Pub
$3.50 Blue Moon

Shakers On Clark (Formerly 3160)Shakers On Clark (Formerly 3160)
$5 Patron

The ClosetThe Closet
$3.50 Pints of Miller Lite $3.50 Shock Tops

Big ChicksBig Chicks
Euchre Club 6 p.m., DJ and dancing 10 p.m., no cover

Hamburger Mary'sHamburger Mary's
Party in the Attic - 8pm (unless there's a cabaret or theatrical show before). No cover, Beats by DJ John Murges (Pump! Milwaukee) and DJ Freddie!

AtmosphereAtmosphere
The Dollar Store * Male Dancers @11pm * DJ Timmy Loop * $5 Fireballs

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

Bobby Love'sBobby Love's
Karaoke Night $10 Bud Light & Miller Lite Pitchers

Club KraveClub Krave
Drag Shows $3 Long Island $12 domestic buckets $12 oversized mixed

Broadway Youth CenterBroadway Youth Center
1PM-2:30PM: SHOUT!, A support group for newly out LGBT and questioning youth.

The CallThe Call
$6 Absolut Cocktails

Kit Kat Lounge & Supper ClubKit Kat Lounge & Supper Club
Divalicious Brunch starring Madam X, 11am-4pm

DS Tequila CompanyDS Tequila Company
Mad House: 11am - 3pm Brunch $5 UV Vodka Mugs all night

BerlinBerlin
Every Saturday: Drag Matinee (10:30pm sharp) Twisted: 1st, 3rd & 5th w/DJ Larissa 2nd & 4th: DJ Nevin until 5am $3 Berlin Bombs (now with Absolut), $5 Tropical Sex pints, $4 Honey flavored whiskey (Jack/Jim), $5 Fireball, $6 Absolut

Charlie'sCharlie's
Country with DJ Michael B 9PM - 2AM, Afterhours dance with DJ LuLu

JackhammerJackhammer
UNDERWEAR PARTY. 3rd Saturday of every month. Drag princess Teri Yaki hosts.

Progress BarProgress Bar
No Cover Come and feel important

Scarlet BarScarlet Bar
#ScarletSaturdays The Crossfader King DJ Group $5 Imports

Crew Bar and GrllCrew Bar and Grll
Coors Lite 16 oz aluminum bottles $4.25 Double Bloody Mary $7.00 Mimosa Pitchers $14.00

Phoenix Bar   (Hunter's) Phoenix Bar (Hunter's)
$5 Fireball Shots $5 Pumpkin Ale Drafts

Roscoe'sRoscoe's
$15 Absolut Pink Lemonade Pitchers $15 Absolut Blue Hawaiian Pitchers $5 Bacardi Bombs

Scot'sScot's
$3.50 well drinks and Miller Lite drafts

The SoFo TapThe SoFo Tap
$4 Stall Drafts $4 Fireball Shots


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Saturday September 29th

In Search of Pure Lust: A Memoir by Lise Weil Reading and Discussion
4:00pm

A Quest for Love During the Heady Lesbian Feminist Movement of the 70s & 80s When Lise Weil came out in 1976, lesbian desire was the pulsing center of an entire way of life, a culture, a movement. The air throbbed with possibility, a heightened erotic intensity that Weil believed was the source of all vital knowledge. Desire was her guiding light. Yet after fifteen years of torrid but ultimately failed relationships which tended to mirror the tumultuous political currents of the time, Weil had to admit to herself that desire was also a conduit for childhood wounds; it reared its head when she was feeling wary and estranged, and flagged in the presence of fondness and trust. And it often trumped love. Now, in her new memoir, In Search of Pure Lust (She Writes Press; June 5th), Weil shares her immersion in this heady experiment of the '70s and '80s with endearing vulnerability and unabashed candor. Within these pages come to life the intellectual and sexual passions that sparked the politics of the time. Feminists, and above all lesbians, were reinventing everything from the ground up, beginning with their own lives. At its heart, however, In Search of Pure Lust is a universal and deeply personal story about the search for love by a high-profile feminist consciously motivated by only the purest feelings for women, who paradoxically is also partner in a series of lesbian relationships marked by injury, betrayal and disconnection. After Weil finds herself attending a local Zen session retreat, her quest takes an interesting turn; as her Buddhist practice deepens, and hot-headed lesbian desire duels with spacious Zen mind, snarkiness gives way to tenderness and mystery. In the end, Weil makes peace with her ideas about what love is supposed to look and feel like and comes to understand that there are infinite ways to love and be loved. Lise Weil founded Trivia: A Journal of Ideas, an award-winning radical feminist literary and political magazine, in 1982, for nine years. She was also editor of its online relaunch, Trivia: Voices of Feminism, from 2004 to 2011. In 1990, she translated German writer Christina Thurner-Rohr's collection of essays Vagabonding: Feminist Thinking Cut Loose (Vagabundinnen), which was published by Beacon Press. She founded the online journal Dark Matter: Women Witnessing in 2014 to provide a home for writing. Dark Matter publishes writing and artwork created in response to an age of massive species loss and ecological collapse. Weil's short fiction, essays, reviews, literary nonfiction, and translations have been published widely in journals in both Canada and the US. Her collection of Mary Meigs's writings on aging, Beyond Recall (2005), was a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award in biography in 2006. Weil teaches in the Individualized Master's program in Goddard College's Graduate Institute. She lives in Montreal and spends summers in a cabin in the woods north of the city, where she hosts annual retreats for women writers centered around dreamwork. She Writes Press | 978-1-63152-385-4 | $16.95 paperback/$9.95 ebook


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