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  UPCOMING GAY & LESBIAN EVENTS
Friday, Sep 18
Decision 1920: A Return to "Normalcy In this free Newberry Library exhibition, you are a voter faced with making an important choice in a moment of profound change. Free. Through Nov. 25, 2020. Groups of 3-6 people. Face masks required. Email exhibitions@newberry.org to schedule a visit  12:00pm - 4:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Newberry Library  60 W Walton St Chicago  (312) 943-9090  http://www.newberry.org/directions

Reading, conversation: with Khadijah Queen & Elisa Gabbert Celebrating the publication of Khadijah Queen's Anodyne. Queen will be joined by Elisa Gabbert, author of The Unreality of Memory. Free. Presented by Women & Children First   7:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Women & Children First's Crowdcast channel.  Tickets: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/reading-conversation-khadijah-queen-elisa-gabbert-tickets-117919397091?aff=odeieiconstantcontact&ctct_id=8be44cc4-4c19-4a09-8d86-141026d33437_p2&ctct_c=OVpgzoqISTZDMkbNlOWvPIG8RsVO_03_qhoBkKWr

Under the Stars with Handbag' drive-in fest Patrons have the option of viewing from their vehicle or bringing their own lawn chairs/cushions to camp out in socially distant spaces in the parking lot. Tickets include popcorn and non-alcoholic beverages. No alcoholic beverages allowed. Fridays and Saturdays through Sept. 19. Registration is required  7:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
The Red Box Workshop, 4242 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.  Tickets: http://handbagdrivein.bpt.me


Saturday, Sep 19
Bar open for outdoor service COVID restrictions observed  2:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Touche  6412 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.facebook.com/ToucheChicago/

Rosh Hashanah Shofar pop-ups and other events Jewish spiritual community Mishkan Chicago creating unique programming for Jewish New Year amid the pandemic. Shofar pop-ups and participants are invited to a socially distant, immersive ritual of Taslich, where Jews symbolically cast-off past mistakes and bad vibes by tossing pebbles into local bodies of water. See site for more events.  5:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Various  Tickets: http://MishkanChicago.org/shabbat-holidays/high-holidays

Craft Brews at Lincoln Park Zoo LGBTQ of Color (Asian, Black, Hispanic & Colorful Hearts). Hosted by Lincoln Park Zoo and Lou Dog Events! Beer-tasting stations will be hosted outdoors  6:30pm - 10:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Lincoln Park Zoo, 2001 N Clark St., Chicago  Tickets: http://www.meetup.com/Color-Chicago/

Merchant of Sesame Street Otherworld Theatre and the Stupid Shakespeare Company proudly present a virtual parody of The Merchant of Venice and Sesame Street with a goofy and educational twist. Free  8:00pm - 11:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://www.youtube.com  Tickets: http://www.eventbrite.com


Sunday, Sep 20
PFLAG DuPage monthly meeting League of Women Voters Naperville (LWVN) followed by monthly support circle. Contact PFLAGDuPage@gmail.com for access code.   2:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  https=://us02web.zoom.us/j/84767290339?pwd=ZTN1UjJOeTB2WHNMNXllUG5tVmR0dz09


Tuesday, Sep 22
Resisterhood: This is What Democracy Looks Like in 2020, Women, Hope & Resistance Are Reshaping American Politics Documentary examining the ongoing reverberations of the 2016 U.S. presidential election from a women's perspective, streaming on National Voter Registration Day  Time:TBA  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://www.ResisterhoodDoc.com

Aligning Your Marketing and Sales Strategies to Accelerate Growth LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois. Learn to use the right marketing and sales strategies to get your products/services in front of customers that have the best chance of buying  5:30pm - 6:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Zoom  http://business.lgbtcc.com/events/details/aligning-your-marketing-and-sales-strategies-to-accelerate-growth-4273


Wednesday, Sep 23
Whitney Live from SPACE Whitney prerecoreded two live shows. See other dates for livestreamed concerts from SPACE  8:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Evanston Space livestreams  Tickets: http://noonchorus.com/whitney-live-from-space/


Thursday, Sep 24
Reeling: The 38th Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival online 38th Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival. Reeling is the second longest-running film festival of its kind in the U.S. and prides itself on showcasing the best LGBTQ+ films and web series from around the world. From international feature films to social issue documentaries to experimental shorts, Reeling has always presented a range of genres that demonstrates the rich diversity of work being produced. Through Oct. 4  12:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Chicago Filmmakers, 5720 N. Ridge Ave.  http://filmfreeway.com/ReelingFilmFestival?utm_source=ActiveCampaign&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Activism+on+the+Southern+Border%3A+Watch+UNDETERRED+%2B+Panel+with+Activists+this+Saturday&utm_campaign=Jan+15%2C+2020+-+U  Tickets: http://ReelingFilmFestival.org

International Mr. Leather CANCELLED IML officially cancelled for 2020  Time:TBA  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Chicago. Locations to come.  Tickets: http://IMRL.com

2020 Illinois LGBTQ+ Business Summit virtual LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois panels, professional development and networking opportunities. Order lunch or dinner from any of these 3 restaurants on Sept. 24, and be reimbursed up to $10 for your purchase (1 per person)  1:00pm - 4:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Zoom  http://business.lgbtcc.com/events/details/2020-illinois-lgbtq-business-summit-4260

Virtual Book Launch of Money Creek by Anne Laughlin Anne will be in conversation with Kristen Lepionka.  6:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Women & Chidlren First's Crowdcast Channel  http://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com/event/virtual-book-launch-money-creek-anne-laughlin

Human Rights CampaignUnite for Equality national virtual event Replacement for the annual HRC Chicago gala, bringing together members and supporters from Chicago and from across the country  7:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://one.bidpal.net/uniteforequality/welcome

The Murder of Fred Hampton (1971), streaming online Chicago Film Archives Joins Forces with the UCLA Film & Television Archive present and, after, Dr. Jakobi Williams, author of From the Bullet to the Ballot: The Illinois Black Panther Party and Racial Coalition Politics, will lead a conversation with panelists Black Panther Party member Henry "Poison" Gaddis; Black Panther Party member and Executive Director of Hope and a Home, Lynn French; and attorney and founding partner of the People's Law Office, Flint Taylor.  7:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-murder-of-fred-hampton-registration-119333968111

TPAN's Dining Out for Life virtual event Order in, get carry-out, or dine at participating restaurants to support the local restaurants that have stood by Chicago's LGBTQ and HIV-affected communities over the years. Dine & donate, and then today tune into an evening of online entertainment hosted by KiKi Queens, Chicago's only live-singing charity drag troupe  11:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Various  http://diningoutforlife.com/chicago


Friday, Sep 25
Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival online Chicago Filmmakers, the presenting organization of Reeling, made the decision to go virtual amid the uncertainty surrounding the reopening of cinemas and an increase in cases of COVID-19 in Chicago. Through Oct. 4.  12:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
  ,  Tickets: http://ReelingFilmFestival.org

Wrightwood 659 reopens with Balkrishna Doshi: Architecture for the People First U.S. exhibition of the Pritzker-prize winning Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi with our themes: Shaping an Integrated Education, Building Academic Institutions, Creating a Livable City, and Home and Identity. Each time-block is limited to 24 guests. Through Dec. 12  12:00pm - 9:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Wrightwood  Tickets: http://tickets.wrightwood659.org/events?&promoApplied=true&utm_source=wordfly&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Doshiweek1&utm_content=version_A

Expo Chicago XHIBITION Weekend Digital initiative showcasing Chicago-based exhibitions, curatorial projects, and artist programs through virtual studio visits, exhibition and gallery tours, and discussions. Through Sept 27.  12:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://mcusercontent.com/feab88d1702b05fff44372e88/files/3d36f797-8ec0-4414-a7b7-a69df98f7c0b/EXPO_CHICAGO_Fall_2020_Programming_Local_Release_FINAL.pdf?utm_source=EXPO+MAIN+%7C+General+Mailing+List&utm_campaign=5acb27f6

Virtual guided tour of Broadway's history by Porchlight Music Theatre Artistic Director Michael Weber guides a tour of Broadway from the late 1800s to present, how the American idiom, the musical, was with musical performances by Porchlight favorites with songs from Show Boat, Girl Crazy, Funny Girl, A Chorus Line, Les Miserables, Disney's Beauty and the Beast, Waitress and more. Through Oct. 23  Time:TBA  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://porchlightmusictheatre.org

Bridge the Gap, 27th Annual (Virtual) Beaux Arts Ball Sustaining mission and staff while the South Short Arts at the Center for Arts in Munster works to re-create safe and accessible arts programming. Donations 100% tax deductible.   6:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Zoom  Tickets: http://southshoreartsonline.org

Virtual Book Launch, Like Love, Essays by Michele Morano Crushes. Infatuations. Attractions. Unexpected, inexplicable allure. Entanglements steeped in taboo and disruption. Michele will be in conversation with Megan Stielstra. Presented by by Women & Children First  7:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Women & Chidlren First's Crowdcast Channel  http://www.eventbrite.com/e/virtual-book-launch-like-love-by-michele-morano-tickets-118093830827?aff=odeieiconstantcontact&ctct_id=6ca80b0d-2f7d-4461-aced-d114e2b00cd4_p2&ctct_c=OVpgzoqISTZDMkbNlOWvPIG8RsVO_03_qhoBkKWrIC

Iconic: A Broadway Hits Cabaret Oil Lamp Theater has announced the first event in its Onstage and Outdoors. The shows will take place Friday, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m.; and Sunday, Sept. 27, at 3 p.m. in the parking lot of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, on the 1700 block of Glenview Road, Glenview. Jonah D. Winston*, Desiree Gonzalez, Gabriel Fries, Shayla Rogers and Eustace J. Williams are slated to perform as they sing tunes such as "Burn" (from Hamilton), "All I Ask of You" (The Phantom of the Opera) and "Love Is an Open Door" (Frozen).  7:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Parking lot of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, on the 1700 block of Glenview Road, Glenview.  847-834-0738  http://OilLampTheater.org


Saturday, Sep 26
Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival online Chicago Filmmakers, the presenting organization of Reeling, made the decision to go virtual amid the uncertainty surrounding the reopening of cinemas and an increase in cases of COVID-19 in Chicago. Through Oct. 4.  12:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
  ,  Tickets: http://ReelingFilmFestival.org

Chicago Red Stars hosts Washington Spirit on CBS The National Women's Soccer League fall series will include 18 matches over seven weeks, featuring three, three-team pods that will all play one another and enable the league to minimize travel.  12:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
CBS and CBS All-Access All-Access  http://www.cbs.com/all-access

Chicago Fashion Week Avant Garde competition Theme, Chicago's cityscape. Designers from greater Chicagoland area are challenged to use city architecture, culture, diversity, lake front and landmarks. Registration open now at fashionweek@fashionbarchicago.com  Time:TBA  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://drive.google.com/file/d/1QdX0FoMmWPtgYIOdBiGCCc8bmiRpP5Uc/view?mc_cid=7eb43bf9b2&mc_eid=426fa433d8

Bar open for outdoor service COVID restrictions observed  2:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Touche  6412 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.facebook.com/ToucheChicago/

Hedwig Dances plans streaming world premiere of Kaos One time only event responds to recent transformative world events and reflects on the collective fear of exposure to unsafe, chaotic situations as a brave beginning to re-imagine new forms of order, complemented by an original sound score created by Cuban-born, Netherlands-based composer Henry Labrada, whose composition fuses pre-recorded voice, electronic music and DJ techniques. $25  3:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  Tickets: http://bit.ly/KAOSPremTkt

Artemis Singers 40th Anniversary Panel Artemis Singers was the first women's singing ensemble in the U.S. to explicitly identify as a lesbian feminist chorus. Registration required  3:30pm - 5:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  Tickets: http://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZErcOmrrT8pEtXDIHBIQM574OP5rqh8bgum

Acorn Homegrown! Favorite local and regional artists. Bring your own chair or blanket, snacks and beverages. COVID safety followed, masks, social distancing. New series, Acorn Theater and Paws for Humanity  5:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
A farm to be announced nearThree Oaks, MI  Tickets: http://ci.ovationtix.com/35261/production/1031915?performanceId=10569412


Wednesday, Sep 30
Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival online Chicago Filmmakers, the presenting organization of Reeling, made the decision to go virtual amid the uncertainty surrounding the reopening of cinemas and an increase in cases of COVID-19 in Chicago. Through Oct. 4.  12:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
  ,  Tickets: http://ReelingFilmFestival.org

Closet Play Intertwine original jazz compositions with poetry by two of America's most prolific queer voices - James Baldwin and Tennessee Williams - with an original jazz score. broadcasting from the Pride Arts Center's Buena Theatre and available to stream thereafter. Links will be posted on the PrideArts Facebook.  7:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Facebook and YouTube  http://www.facebook.com/pridefilmsandplays

Whitney Live from SPACE Whitney prerecoreded two live shows. See other dates for livestreamed concerts from SPACE  8:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Evanston Space livestreams  Tickets: http://noonchorus.com/whitney-live-from-space/


Thursday, Oct 1
Pulitzer Prize-winning authors of Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope. Explore the challenges working-class Americans face in education, healthcare, employment, and judicial processes and offer up suggested solutions to these issues. Presented by Illinois Holocaust Museum. Free. Books available purchase online.   6:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Zoom  847-967-4800  http://bit.ly/2XqbLVa

Lambda Legal Liberty Awards National Dinner Hosted by Dana Goldberg. Featured remarks by Kevin Jennings, CEO for Lambda Legal and Stacey Friedman, Executive Vice President and General Counsel for JPMorgan Chase & Co. Special guests to be announced  7:00pm - 9:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  Tickets: http://support.lambdalegal.org/site/Ticketing?id=109064&view=Tickets


Friday, Oct 2
Decision 1920: A Return to "Normalcy In this free Newberry Library exhibition, you are a voter faced with making an important choice in a moment of profound change. Free. Through Nov. 25, 2020. Groups of 3-6 people. Face masks required. Email exhibitions@newberry.org to schedule a visit  12:00pm - 4:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Newberry Library  60 W Walton St Chicago  (312) 943-9090  http://www.newberry.org/directions


Sunday, Oct 4
Frida in America: The Creative Awakening of a Great Artist virtual event Stahr's book tells the riveting story of how three years spent in the United States transformed Frida Kahlo into the artist we know today. MAC Director and "Frida Kahlo: Timeless" Executive Director Diana Martinez discusses book by Celia Stahr. A Q&A with Stahr is included.   3:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Zoom  Tickets: http://www.atthemac.org/


Monday, Oct 5
Out & Equal Workplace Summit Largest LGBTQ focused conference in the world, full of learning, connection, and transformation. Early-bird registration special ends on July 31  9:00am  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  Tickets: http://outandequal.org/2020-workplace-summit/


Tuesday, Oct 6
Out & Equal Workplace Summit Largest LGBTQ focused conference in the world, full of learning, connection, and transformation. Early-bird registration special ends on July 31  9:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  Tickets: http://outandequal.org/2020-workplace-summit/


Wednesday, Oct 7
Out & Equal Workplace Summit Largest LGBTQ focused conference in the world, full of learning, connection, and transformation. Early-bird registration special ends on July 31  9:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  Tickets: http://outandequal.org/2020-workplace-summit/


Thursday, Oct 8
Out & Equal Workplace Summit Largest LGBTQ focused conference in the world, full of learning, connection, and transformation. Early-bird registration special ends on July 31  9:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  Tickets: http://outandequal.org/2020-workplace-summit/


Friday, Oct 9
Affinity Community Services 25th-anniversary virtual experience Co-chairs and the Affinity Community Services board of directors recently announced that Affinity's 25th-anniversary event will be a virtual experience taking place the weekend of Oct. 9-11, centerpiece event on Saturday, Oct. 10.   Time:TBA  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  Tickets: http://Affinity95.org

AFfinity's Homecoming Virtual anniversary extravaganza Weekend-long celebration of Black Queer community, celebrating 25 years of service. Friday evening with Cocktails and Conversation: A Networking Soiree to be followed by our centerpiece event on Saturday evening, the Homecoming Gala, which will feature special guests and entertainment by some of the hottest performers on the scene in Chicago and beyond. On Sunday, we will bring it all together with the Weekend Wind Down Brunch. $35-$100  6:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  Tickets: http://secure.lglforms.com/form_engine/s/E8WhixT5uvuKlaNm1I7FhA

Out & Equal Workplace Summit Largest LGBTQ focused conference in the world, full of learning, connection, and transformation. Early-bird registration special ends on July 31  9:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  Tickets: http://outandequal.org/2020-workplace-summit/


Saturday, Oct 10
Queering Racial Justice National LGBTQ Task Force and Creating Change's day of exploring how queer and trans people of color are leading activism and the resistance to state-sanctioned violence. Build skills, broaden understanding, invest in community organizing strategies for collective liberation.   9:00am  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://www.thetaskforce.org/qrj.html

Affinity Homecoming Gala Tickets will go on sale in June. More information to come.  Time:TBA  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Haven, 932 East 43rd.  http://affinity95.org

AFfinity's Homecoming Virtual anniversary extravaganza Weekend-long celebration of Black Queer community, celebrating 25 years of service. Friday evening with Cocktails and Conversation: A Networking Soiree to be followed by our centerpiece event on Saturday evening, the Homecoming Gala, which will feature special guests and entertainment by some of the hottest performers on the scene in Chicago and beyond. On Sunday, we will bring it all together with the Weekend Wind Down Brunch. $35-$100  6:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  Tickets: http://secure.lglforms.com/form_engine/s/E8WhixT5uvuKlaNm1I7FhA


Sunday, Oct 11
AFfinity's Homecoming Virtual anniversary extravaganza Weekend-long celebration of Black Queer community, celebrating 25 years of service. Friday evening with Cocktails and Conversation: A Networking Soiree to be followed by our centerpiece event on Saturday evening, the Homecoming Gala, which will feature special guests and entertainment by some of the hottest performers on the scene in Chicago and beyond. On Sunday, we will bring it all together with the Weekend Wind Down Brunch. $35-$100  11:00am  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  Tickets: http://secure.lglforms.com/form_engine/s/E8WhixT5uvuKlaNm1I7FhA


Monday, Oct 12
Pride Fall Film Festival PrideArts (formerly Pride Films and Plays) presents one-night festival of eight short LGBTQIA films, shorts from the UK, Italy, Switzerland, Canada, and the US explore issues of gender identity and sexual orientation across national boundaries and age groups. COVID-safe practices apply.  7:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Music Box Theatre  3733 N Southport Chicago  Tickets: http://pridearts.org/


Tuesday, Oct 13
Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame induction ceremony, virtual To honor people and entities, nominated by the community, who have made significant contributions to the quality of life or well-being of the LGBT community in Chicago.  6:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://chicagolgbthalloffame.org/chicago-lgbt-hall-of-fame-announces-2020-inductees-virtual-ceremony/


Friday, Oct 16
Open House Chicago The Chicago Architecture Center 10th consecutive year reconfigured for both self-guided and remote attendance. Part of the worldwide family of 46 Open House events that Open House London inaugurated in 1992. More than 20 Chicago neighborhoods and two suburbs  12:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online and inperson  http://OpenHouseChicago.org

Decision 1920: A Return to "Normalcy In this free Newberry Library exhibition, you are a voter faced with making an important choice in a moment of profound change. Free. Through Nov. 25, 2020. Groups of 3-6 people. Face masks required. Email exhibitions@newberry.org to schedule a visit  12:00pm - 4:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Newberry Library  60 W Walton St Chicago  (312) 943-9090  http://www.newberry.org/directions

GLBT Historical Society Reunion: Making History virtual gala Honoring those who have invested decades into LGBTQ community building, equality and representation. Hosted by Peaches Christ and Marga Gomez, performances by Freddie Seipoldt and Breanna Sinclaire, and honoring   6:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://www.glbthistory.org/


Saturday, Oct 17
Wrightwood 659 reopens with Balkrishna Doshi: Architecture for the People First U.S. exhibition of the Pritzker-prize winning Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi with our themes: Shaping an Integrated Education, Building Academic Institutions, Creating a Livable City, and Home and Identity. Each time-block is limited to 24 guests. Through Dec. 12  12:00pm - 9:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Wrightwood  Tickets: http://tickets.wrightwood659.org/events?&promoApplied=true&utm_source=wordfly&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Doshiweek1&utm_content=version_A


Wednesday, Oct 21
Personal PAC 27th Annual Awards Virtual Luncheon With special guests Jane Fonda, Cecile Richards, and Kim Foxx. Honoring Bryan Howard, Heather Booth, and Toi Hutchinson  11:00am  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
  ,  http://www.personalpac.org/events/27th-annual-awards-luncheon/

Personal PAC's virtual 27th Annual Awar4ds Luncheon With Jane Fonda, Cecil Richards and Kim Foxx  2:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  312-422-0005  Tickets: http://interland3.donorperfect.net/weblink/WebLink.aspx?name=E228808&id=98

Living Room Chats at Affinity Brave conversations and bold voices. Monthly Facebook Live video podcast hosted by Kelly Suzanne Saulsberry the third Wednesday of every month. Find Affinity Community Services on Facebook   7:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
  ,  http://affinity95.org


Thursday, Oct 22
DIFFA Chicago Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS, fighting and conquering HIV/AIDS since 1984, celebrates the work of national icons of the art world along with emerging artists  12:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
theMart  http://diffachicago.org

PrideArts Box and Cox Three-character one-act farce that premiered in London in 1847. Streamed twice only, Thursdays, Oct. 22 and 29  7:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://www.facebook.com/pridefilmsandplays


Saturday, Oct 24
OPALGA+/Oak Park Area Lesbian & Gay Association virtual scholarship gala $30,000 in scholarships to 11 scholars, celebration of 30 years of OPALGA+. Video clips from scholarship winners, Founder's Award celebration, chance to donate funds.   7:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  Tickets: http://See OPALGA.org


Thursday, Oct 29
PrideArts Box and Cox Three-character one-act farce that premiered in London in 1847. Streamed twice only, Thursdays, Oct. 22 and 29  7:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://www.facebook.com/pridefilmsandplays


Friday, Oct 30
Decision 1920: A Return to "Normalcy In this free Newberry Library exhibition, you are a voter faced with making an important choice in a moment of profound change. Free. Through Nov. 25, 2020. Groups of 3-6 people. Face masks required. Email exhibitions@newberry.org to schedule a visit  12:00pm - 4:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Newberry Library  60 W Walton St Chicago  (312) 943-9090  http://www.newberry.org/directions


Saturday, Oct 31
Halloween at Sidetrack COVID restrictions observed  7:00pm  
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Sidetrack  3349 N Halsted St Chicago  http://www.sidetrackchicago.com/


Friday, Nov 6
Decision 1920: A Return to "Normalcy In this free Newberry Library exhibition, you are a voter faced with making an important choice in a moment of profound change. Free. Through Nov. 25, 2020. Groups of 3-6 people. Face masks required. Email exhibitions@newberry.org to schedule a visit  12:00pm - 4:00pm  
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Newberry Library  60 W Walton St Chicago  (312) 943-9090  http://www.newberry.org/directions


Saturday, Nov 7
Wrightwood 659 reopens with Balkrishna Doshi: Architecture for the People First U.S. exhibition of the Pritzker-prize winning Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi with our themes: Shaping an Integrated Education, Building Academic Institutions, Creating a Livable City, and Home and Identity. Each time-block is limited to 24 guests. Through Dec. 12  12:00pm - 9:00pm  
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Wrightwood  Tickets: http://tickets.wrightwood659.org/events?&promoApplied=true&utm_source=wordfly&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Doshiweek1&utm_content=version_A

Wrightwood 659 reopens with Balkrishna Doshi: Architecture for the People First U.S. exhibition of the Pritzker-prize winning Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi with our themes: Shaping an Integrated Education, Building Academic Institutions, Creating a Livable City, and Home and Identity. Each time-block is limited to 24 guests. Through Dec. 12  12:00pm - 9:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Wrightwood  Tickets: http://tickets.wrightwood659.org/events?&promoApplied=true&utm_source=wordfly&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Doshiweek1&utm_content=version_A


Wednesday, Nov 18
Wrightwood 659 reopens with Balkrishna Doshi: Architecture for the People First U.S. exhibition of the Pritzker-prize winning Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi with our themes: Shaping an Integrated Education, Building Academic Institutions, Creating a Livable City, and Home and Identity. Each time-block is limited to 24 guests. Through Dec. 12  12:00pm - 9:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Wrightwood  Tickets: http://tickets.wrightwood659.org/events?&promoApplied=true&utm_source=wordfly&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Doshiweek1&utm_content=version_A


Thursday, Nov 19
PrideArts A Pair of Lunatics A one-act comedy that premiered in London in 1898, He and She meet for the first time in an asylum and each mistakes the other for an inmate.  7:00pm  
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YouTube  Tickets: http://www.pridearts.org


Saturday, Nov 21
AIDS Foundation of Chicago gala 35th-anniversary of the year AFC was founded in Response to the AIDS epidemic  6:00pm - 11:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Chicago Hilton and Towers  720 S Michigan Ave Chicago  http://AIDSChicago.org


Thursday, Dec 3
PrideArts A Pair of Lunatics A one-act comedy that premiered in London in 1898, He and She meet for the first time in an asylum and each mistakes the other for an inmate.  7:00pm   YouTube  Tickets: http://www.pridearts.org


Friday, Aug 27
Lady Gaga, The Chromatica Ball Tour Tour announcement follows release of "Stupid Love." $1. of each ticket goes to Born This Way Foundation.   7:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Wrigley Field  1060 W Addison St # 1 Chicago  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5L6xyaeiV58  Tickets: http://www.livenation.com


Tuesday, Jan 21
PFLAG Chicago Monthly Meeting Parents, Family members, Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) has support groups and educational speakers. We engage in advocacy activities. All are welcome, you always have a home with PFLAG. Monthly on the third Wednesday. Call 1 (630) 415-0622 or E-mail the Metro Chicago South Chapter: pflagmetrochicagosouthside@pflagillinois.org or contact Keith McCoy at kmccoy@windycityblackpride.org or Peter Ji at pjiman1@hotmail.com.   11:00pm - 1:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Affinity Community Services  2850 S Wabash Ave Ste 108 Chicago  http://pflagillinois.org







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