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SATURDAY SPECIALS
The CallThe Call
$6 Absolut Cocktails

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Spyners PubSpyners Pub
$3.50 Blue Moon

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

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

SidetrackSidetrack
Open 1pm Sidetrack Video Mix

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!

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

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

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

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

Progress BarProgress Bar
No Cover Come and feel important

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

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

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

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

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

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


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  TODAYS GAY & LESBIAN EVENTS

Sunday June 2nd

Chicago Alternative Comics Expo, CAKE
11:00am - 6:00pm

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - During the first weekend of June, Center on Halsted, an LGBT community center located in Chicago's Boystown neighborhood, plays host to the Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (CAKE). The free event is open to the public and features workshops, exhibitions, panel discussions, and over 150 carefully curated vendors local and abroad. Celebrating its eighth year, CAKE is a sweet antidote to over-commercialized, overcrowded comic-cons that focus on mainstream superheroes from the DC or Marvel Universes. Instead of legions of Aquamen and Wonder Women taking over a labyrinthine convention hall, independent artists and publishers populate rows of decorated tables lining a sunny, open gymnasium. Aisles are filled with showgoers of all ages and identities eager to meet and support their favorite artists and snatch up comics, prints, stickers and more. In 2018 CAKE organizers and volunteers welcomed over 3,000 attendees during its two days, and anticipate even higher numbers in 2019. Each year CAKE highlights special guest artists who participate in panels and signings. This year's special guests include Chicago's own Corinne Halbert, whose Hate Baby comics series bubbles with gothic eroticism akin to the Hammer Horror films of the 1970s, Nicholas Gurewitch, who penned the internationally adored The Perry Bible Fellowship , Rosemary Valero-O'Connell, co-creator of the critically acclaimed queer coming-of-age romance, Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me , and Eisner Award-winning Brooklynite Michael Kupperman, whose work has been seen everywhere from the New Yorker to Saturday Night Live . Hosting at Center on Halsted is just one testament to CAKE's esteemed reputation as an inclusive, queer-friendly event that boasts a diverse collection of fiercely talented storytellers and illustrators. Longtime CAKE volunteer Anne Sticksel explains CAKE's lasting appeal: "It is one of my favorite events in Chicago. The people organizing the event really care and do a great job making sure things run smoothly. CAKE is a way to meet so many wonderfully talented people and see and buy their work." At a time when many in power seek to silence those who don't fit into a homogenized norm, CAKE is a space where these voices shine. CAKE runs Saturday, June 1st and Sunday, June 2nd from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. at Center on Halsted (3656 N. Halsted Street). For event updates and exhibitor information, or to learn how to become a volunteer for CAKE, visit www.cakechicago.com or follow @CAKEChicago on Twitter.


Event Website

Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
Chicago, IL 60613
(773) 472-6469
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