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NEA-supports-dozens-of-Chicago-arts-organizations

  NEA supports dozens of Chicago arts organizations

National Endowment for the Arts ( NEA ) Chairman Mary Anne Carter announced that organizations in every state in the nation, as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, will receive federal funding for ...


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  'We Don't Want Your MTV' Feb. 10-15

The exhibit "We Don't Want Your MTV" will run Feb. 10-15 at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago ( SAIC ) Sullivan Galleries, 33 S. State St. Drawn from Video Data Bank's significant collection, ...


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  'The Allure of Matter' exhibit in two venues

"The Allure of Matter: Material Art from China" will run through Sunday, May 3, at two venues: Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., and Wrightwood 659, 659 W. Wrightwood Ave. ( There will be ...


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  Obama portraits in Chicago in 2021

The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery has announced a five-city tour next year of the portraits of President Barack Obama and Mrs. Michelle Obama by artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald, respectively, that will launch during the ...


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  Woman Made Gallery names Alcaraz as new executive director

Chicago's Woman Made Gallery (WMG)—a feminist contemporary art gallery now in its 28th year—announced the appointment of a new executive director. Gaylon B. Alcaraz is succeeding Deb Flagel, who served WMG from February 2017 to June ...


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  CAKE announces venue change, cites Center controversy

After being at Center on Halsted for several years, the Chicago Alternative Comics Expo ( CAKE ) 2020 organizing committee announced the weekend-long alt-comics event will take place June 13-14, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., at Broadway Armory, ...


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  NATIONAL Presidential candidates, HIV news, Seattle LGBTQ bars, Tom of Finland

Presidential candidate Tom Steyer was baffled by his own comments he previously made on protecting the health of LGBTQ asylum seekers when asked to flesh out his plan during a New York Times interview, The Washington ...


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  Patin at Hyde Park through Feb. 28

Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., is welcoming Nikki Patin as its new flex space resident through Feb. 28, 2020; she will be developing ongoing performative work combining text, music and movement. Patin is ...


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  Kathy Acker tribute Jan. 10

"Re: Acker"—a tribute to experimental writer/artist Kathy Acker ( 1947-1997 )—will take place Friday, Jan. 10, 7-9 p.m., at M. LeBlanc Gallery, 3514 W. Fullerton Ave. This dialogue between international and local respondents, curated by Noa/h ...


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  WORLD Israeli activist, PrEP and anxiety, Irish curriculum, Tom of Finland

LGBTQ activist and founder of the Bar Noar Tel Aviv LGBT youth center Shaul Ganon will receive hundreds of thousands of shekel in compensation from the state after charges that he was part of the motive ...


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  The Collection hosting Agha exhibit

The Collection: Where Art Meets Fashion—the multifaceted contemporary art program located within Fashion Outlets Chicago, in Rosemont—announced the unveiling of the program's latest site-specific installation, by Pakistani artist Anila Quayyum Agha, who is known for exploring ...


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  AIDS Garden Chicago supporters celebrate Keith Haring sculpture installation

AIDS Garden Chicago supporters gathered Dec. 20 at the 2.5 acre lakefront garden site south of Belmont Harbor near the location of the now-defunct Belmont Rocks to celebrate the installation of the 30 foot Keith Haring ...


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  Five Worth Finding: Gay spy movie, Santa Suite and more

—London Spy: In this British-American series that originally aired in 2015, devil-may-care Danny ( played by a fantastic Ben Whishaw ) meets the straight-laced, enigmatic and handsome Alex ( played by Edward Holcroft ). What ensues ...


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  CAKE applications due Dec. 14

Chicago Alternative Comics Expo ( CAKE ) is accepting exhibitor applications for CAKE 2020 until Saturday, Dec. 14. CAKE is a weekend-long celebration of independent comics, inspired by Chicago's rich legacy as home to many underground ...


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  FASHION Jack Cave, turning accessories into art

Jack Cave—a Chicago-based artist, designer, instructor and the founder of Jack Cave LLC—definitely makes articles that help the wearer stand out from the crowd. Items such as PocketART, NeckART, WaistART and even BagART combine boldness and ...


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  NATIONAL Activists' honor, N.J. attorney general, gay bar closes, Warhol display

Three longstanding LGBT legal activists will be honored by the American Bar Association Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity with its eighth annual Stonewall Award during a ceremony on Feb. 15, 2020, at the ABA ...


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  Artist wanted to design coin commemorating women's right to vote

The Illinois state treasurer's office has issued a request for qualifications ( RFQ ) seeking an artist to design a coin to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. ...


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  Pioneering gay cartoonist Cruse dies at 75

( WILLIAMSTOWN, MASSACHUSETTS, Nov. 26 )—Howard Cruse—a pioneer in the LGBTQ cartooning movement and the author of Stuck Rubber Baby, a 1995 award-winning graphic novel about the intersection of race and sexuality in the South—died Nov. ...


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  Vaginal Davis exhibit at Art Institute in 2020

The Art Institute of Chicago is slated to run "Vaginal Davis: The White to Be Angry" Feb. 1-April 26, 2020. Davis is a key figure in the history of queer music, performance and video art. Naming ...


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  AIDS Garden to unveil Haring sculpture

On Nov. 14, the Chicago Parks Foundation announced that the first phase of the new AIDS Garden Chicago will be complete this fall with the unveiling of a specially commissioned 30-foot-high sculpture, "Self-Portrait," by the late ...


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  Trans Day of Resilience Art, Poetry Uplift Black Trans Power and Liberation

November 20, 2019 — Ten trans and non-binary visual artists and poets of color from across the country, including Chicagoan Benji Hart, have collaborated to honor Trans Day of Resilience ( TDOR ) by creating original ...


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  Open house Dec. 7 at Wright Home and Studio

The Frank Lloyd Wright Trust will present a holiday open house at the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, 951 Chicago Ave., Oak Park, on Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The home will be decked ...


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  Kahlo exhibition tickets on sale Dec. 10

The Cleve Carney Museum of Art ( CCMA ) and the McAninch Arts Center ( MAC ) at the College of DuPage ( COD ) will host one of the largest private collections of original artworks ...


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  DIFFA's 'Art for Life' raises $110K

On Oct. 24, DIFFA/Chicago hosted its third annual art auction, Art for Life Chicago, where guests celebrated the power and beauty of art as well as raised vital funds to benefit those living with and vulnerable ...


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  New AIDS Garden Chicago to unveil 30-foot sculpture, Self-Portrait

( CHICAGO ) November 14, 2019 — The Chicago Parks Foundation today announced that the first phase of the new AIDS Garden Chicago will be complete this Fall with the unveiling of a specially-commissioned 30-foot-high sculpture, ...


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  Exhibit examines contributions of refugee, immigrant writers

The American Writers Museum, 180 N. Michigan Ave., celebrates refugee and immigrant writers with its newest exhibit, "My America: Immigrant and Refugee Writers Today," which explores the influence of modern immigrant and refugee writing on our ...


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  ART Mike Burton offers unique voice with gay porn thumbnails

While most artwork has a deeper meaning, Mike Burton's work offers a unique voice distinct in the Chicago LGBTQ community. A transplant from Wadsworth, Ohio, the 28-year-old Burton moved to Chicago two years ago to fully ...


Foundation-acquires-major-Roger-Brown-work

  Foundation acquires major Roger Brown work

Though born and raised in small towns in Alabama, the late gay artist Roger Brown's greatest fame came through his association with the Chicago Imagists, an informal band of artists who grew out of the School ...


ACE-Comic-Con-has-same-sex-marriage-proposal

  ACE Comic Con has same-sex marriage proposal

At ACE Comic Con, which took place Oct. 11-13 in Rosemont, John Chambrone proposed to his boyfriend, Richard Owen—while Oscar-winning actress Brie Larson ( Captain Marvel ) witnessed the event. "Brie Larson was amazing! He said ...


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  Warhol images to be 'Art on theMART'

Art on theMART—the largest and longest-running digital art projection in the world—will project four renowned artworks by Andy Warhol in alignment with the Art Institute of Chicago's fall exhibition Andy Warhol—From A to B and Back ...


Public-poster-series-promotes-healthy-futures-for-LGBTQ-and-gender-diverse-youth

  Public poster series promotes healthy futures for LGBTQ and gender diverse youth

San Francisco, CA, October 11, 2019 — High levels of risk for LGBTQ adolescents for suicide, substance abuse, depression and victimization call for evidence-based approaches that increase support and connectedness at individual and institutional levels, starting ...


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  Mixtape coincides with Warhol exhibit

As the Warhol exhibit comes to the Art Institute of Chicago this October, DJ Heaven Malone is releasing a mixtape, Factory Girls, honoring the women throughout the decades of The Factory, Warhol's studio. Malone is an ...


Infographic-shows-trends-in-LGBTQ-representation-in-video-games

  Infographic shows trends in LGBTQ+ representation in video games

Green Man Gaming today released a new infographic that explores the representation of the LGBTQ+ community in video games to coincide with the forthcoming launch of its brand new Pride Run game. The infographic, which uses ...


PRAA-launches-exhibit-on-Latinx-LGBT-activism

  PRAA launches exhibit on Latinx LGBT activism

Community members gathered Sept. 21 as Puerto Rican Arts Alliance ( PRAA ), 3000 N. Elbridge Ave., unveiled La Primera Parada: Chicago's Stonewall Moments, a photographic exhibition focusing on LGBT participation in events such as the ...


Andy-Warhols-House-exhibit-opening-Oct-10

  'Andy Warhol's House' exhibit opening Oct. 10

Hilton | Asmus Contemporary, 716 N. Wells St., announced the addition of a new photo exhibit, Andy Warhol's House. The exhibit, opening Thursday, Oct. 10, will feature David Gamble's photos of Warhol's house in New York ...


EXPO-CHICAGO-spotlights-modern-contemporary-art

  EXPO CHICAGO spotlights modern, contemporary art

EXPO CHICAGO: The International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art took place at Navy Pier on Sept. 19-22. The eighth annual exposition hosted 135 galleries from 24 countries and 68 cities, and introduced diverse programming. Programming ...


DIFFA-Chicago-Art-for-Life-Chicago-an-invitation-to-invest-in-culture

  DIFFA/Chicago Art for Life Chicago, an invitation to invest in culture

CHICAGO ( September 26, 2019 ) — On October 24, 2019, DIFFA/Chicago will host its third annual live art auction, Art for Life Chicago. The dynamic event will exhibit more than 80 fine works of art, ...


Exhibit-highlights-Latinx-LGBTQ-activist-contributions

  Exhibit highlights Latinx LGBTQ activist contributions

ALMA and the Puerto Rican Arts Alliance are inviting the public to join them in commemorating the Latinx contributions to the 50 years of activism since Stonewall. The exhibition La Primera Parada ( The First Parade ...


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  PHOTOGRAPHY Jan Dee Gordon, photographer of steel

In July, Los Angeles-based photographer Jan Dee Gordon released the second book in her "of Steel" book series. The book, LGBTQ of Steel, is a compilation of portraits accompanied by personal profiles that tell the stories ...


Abloh-exhibit-ending-Sept-29

  Abloh exhibit ending Sept. 29

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, 220 E. Chicago Ave., has announced a one-week extension of "Virgil Abloh: Figures of Speech"—the first-ever museum exhibition devoted to the work of artist/designer Virgil Abloh, who is, among other ...


Seventh-annual-Edgewater-Arts-Festival-features-100-artisans

  Seventh annual Edgewater Arts Festival features 100+ artisans

CHICAGO, IL — Edgewater Arts Festival http://www.edgewaterartists.com/ is the premier art-focused, neighborhood festival occurring in the diverse Edgewater neighborhood of Chicago. The seventh annual festival will happen on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 28 and 29, 2019, ...


Cult-Japanese-artist-Tetsuya-Ishida-exhibit-programming-opens-Oct-3

  Cult Japanese artist Tetsuya Ishida exhibit, programming opens Oct. 3

( CHICAGO, IL — September 10, 2019 ) A robust roster of public programming has been announced in support of Tetsuya Ishida: Self-Portrait of Other, the first and only retrospective exhibition of Japanese contemporary artist Ishida ...


ACE-Comic-Con-Midwest-Oct-11-13

  ACE Comic Con Midwest Oct. 11-13

ACE Comic Con Midwest will be at the Donald E. Stephen Convention Center in Rosemont on Oct. 11-13. Guests for this year's show include Oscar winner Brie Larson ( Captain Marvel ), Chris Hemsworth ( Thor ...


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  Chicago Architecture Biennial opens to public Sept. 19

CHICAGO ( September 10, 2019 ) — Next week, the third edition of the Chicago Architecture Biennial will open to the public, bringing together more than 80 contributors from 22 countries — including Theaster Gates, MASS ...


Architecture-Center-announces-new-neighborhoods-Year-of-Chicago-Theatre-trail

  Architecture Center announces new neighborhoods, Year of Chicago Theatre trail

CHICAGO ( Sept. 10, 2019 ) — The Chicago Architecture Center ( CAC ) today announced the full roster of neighborhoods and sites participating in Open House Chicago 2019—now in its ninth year and one of ...


Wrightwood-659-to-present-Tadao-Ando-Museums-and-Galleries-Oct-3--Dec-14

  Wrightwood 659 to present Tadao Ando: Museums and Galleries Oct. 3 - Dec. 14

CHICAGO—September 6, 2019—In connection with the 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial, Wrightwood 659 will present Tadao Ando: Museums and Galleries, an exhibition of models, drawings and other materials documenting some of Pritzker Prize-winning master architect Tadao Ando's ...


NATIONAL-Presidential-candidates-Art-After-Stonewall-activist-dies

  NATIONAL Presidential candidates, 'Art After Stonewall,' activist dies

GLAAD announced that it will join One Iowa, The Gazette, and The Advocate as national partners for the upcoming LGBTQ Presidential Forum in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Sept. 20, a press release noted. The Forum will ...


EXPO-CHICAGO-on-Sept-19-22

  EXPO CHICAGO on Sept. 19-22

EXPO CHICAGO: The International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art will take place at Navy Pier on Sept. 19-22. The eighth annual exposition will host 135 galleries from 24 countries and 68 cities, and introduce diverse ...


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  Art exhibit to feature Davis, Woods-Morrow

Aspect/Ratio, 864 N. Ashland Ave., is presenting "Thanks for not breeding"—a two person exhibition with Laura Davis and Derrick Woods-Morrow—Sept. 6-Oct. 17. Both Davis and Woods-Morrow are Chicago-based artists who have received an Artadia Award ( ...


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  Boystown's Leigh Gallery holds closing party

The Boystown business The Leigh Gallery, 3306 N. Halsted St., ended its 15-year run with a closing party on Aug. 23. Owner Jean Leigh said in a goodbye letter, "I will be changing my career path ...


MCA-extends-Abloh-exhibit

  MCA extends Abloh exhibit

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, 220 E. Chicago Ave., has announced a one-week extension of "Virgil Abloh: Figures of Speech"—the first-ever museum exhibition devoted to the work of artist/designer Virgil Abloh, who is, among other ...


NEH-awards-29M-to-215-humanities-projects

  NEH awards $29M to 215 humanities projects

The National Endowment for the Humanities ( NEH ) announced $29 million in awards for 215 humanities projects across the country. Grants were awarded in several categories, including Collaborative Research; Digital Humanities Advancement; Institutes for Advanced ...


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  Muslim performers' event Aug. 30-31

On Aug. 30-31, at 8 p.m., the Muslim Writers Collective will host a program at Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., with artists from multiple performative backgrounds. In collaboration with Steppenwolf's LookOut Series, the two-night variety ...


African-Festival-of-the-Arts-AFA-hosts-Annual-Gala-at-Logan-Center

  African Festival of the Arts (AFA) hosts Annual Gala at Logan Center

( CHICAGO ) — August 19, 2019 — "The Spirit of Africa," the 30th Annual African Festival of the Arts Gala and Art Exhibition held at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts on ...


FASHION-A-Peach-of-an-event-inspires-queer-fashion

  FASHION A 'Peach' of an event inspires queer fashion

Black Thread Agency is a cultural marketing and events agency based in Chicago. The agency has hosted a series of events throughout the year since 2017—such as Peach. Peach is an event series and brand that ...


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  Leigh Gallery closing party Aug. 23

The Boystown business The Leigh Gallery, 3306 N. Halsted St., will end its 15-year run with closing party Friday, Aug. 23, 5-9 p.m. Owner Jean Leigh said in a goodbye letter, "I will be changing my ...


ART-Del-LaGrace-Volcano-About-Face-photographer-on-works-gender-terrorism

  ART Del LaGrace Volcano: 'About Face' photographer on works, 'gender terrorism'

A variety of artists are exhibiting provocative works at "About Face: Stonewall, Revolt and New Queer Art"—an exhibit at Wrightwood 659, 659 W. Wrightwood Ave. Among them is the redoubtable Del LaGrace Volcano, a genderqueer artist ...


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  Janelle Monae headlines 'A Beautiful Future' at MCA

The evening before her unforgettable set at Lollapalooza music festival, performer Janelle Monae attended an event at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago on Aug. 1. The theme of the Belvedere Vodka event was "A Beautiful ...


SHOWBIZ-Comic-book-heroes-Cara-and-Ashley-Chris-Pine-Pride-Summit

  SHOWBIZ Comic-book heroes, Cara and Ashley, Chris Pine, Pride Summit

The animated character Aquaman was confirmed to be LGBT+ on the latest episode of Young Justice: Outsiders—the DC Universe's animated show about teenage superheroes, PinkNews reported. The latest episode, "Quiet Conversations," saw the iconic DC superhero ...


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  Leather Archives acquires Dureau photo

Leather Archives & Museum ( LAM ), 6418 N. Greenview Ave., unveiled a newly acquired photograph by the late photographer George Dureau ( 1930-2014 ) the afternoon of July 28. Best known for capturing images of ...


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  Mineral Point to display AIDS Quilt

In Wisconsin, as part of Mineral Point's 3rd annual Pride celebration, sections of the internationally celebrated AIDS Memorial Quilt—the 54-ton, handmade tapestry that stands as a memorial to more than 96,000 individuals lost to AIDS—will be ...


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  New artist and writers group for LGBTQ for 12+

Chicago Community Activist Steve English and Licensed Professional Counselor Patti Ahern are joining forces to create an artist and writers group for LGBTQ and questioning adolescents aged 12 and up. The purpose of the group is ...


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  ART Scholars talk queer representation, identity in 'Community' panel

What does it mean to be queer? A new art exhibition explores the past, present and future of queerness. "About Face: Stonewall, Revolt and New Queer Art" runs through Saturday, Aug. 10 at Wrightwood 659, 659 ...


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  Custom frame shop has served LGBTQs for two decades

Duran Duran's 1982 album, Rio, blasts from the record player of Wall to Wall Framing, a custom frame shop in Edgewater. The record sleeve is propped up against a bookshelf lined full with other classic records, ...


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  ART Darling Shear on artistic journey, making history

Mixed-media artist Darling Shear will become the first transgender artist to receive a grant from the Chicago Dancemakers Forum at the organization's annual awards celebration and benefit, to be held Thursday, July 11, at The Arts ...


ART-Local-lesbian-artist-on-being-banned-from-social-media

  ART Local lesbian artist on being banned from social media

Religious LGBTQ+ youth have a higher risk of suicide than their heterosexual counterparts, according to the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Chicago artist Abby Zeciroski wanted to use her art to raise awareness about this correlation ...


ART-Derrick-Woods-Morrow-collecting-underwear-for-exploration-of-labor-play

  ART Derrick Woods-Morrow collecting underwear for exploration of labor, play

Queer artist Derrick Woods-Morrow wants your underwear. Clean, dirty, new or heavily worn—it doesn't matter to him; he's more interested in the work you put in while wearing them. For the last two months, Woods-Morrow ( ...


Wrightwood-659-adds-time-and-programming-to-About-Face-Stonewall-exhibit

  Wrightwood 659 adds time and programming to About Face: Stonewall exhibit

( CHICAGO, IL — June 26, 2019 ) Wrightwood 659 is proud to announce a two-week extension for About Face: Stonewall, Revolt and New Queer Art, now on view through Saturday, August 3. A series of ...


Queer-As-German-Folk-through-June

  'Queer As German Folk' through June

The project "Queer as German Folk" takes the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots as an occasion to examine the current status of the gender diversity discourse on the basis of the history of the queer ...


CAKE-Chicago-shows-diversity-in-comics

  CAKE Chicago shows diversity in comics

CAKE ( the Chicago Alternative Comics Expo ) took place at Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted Ave., on June 1-2. According to its website, CAKE "is a weekend-long celebration of independent comics, inspired by Chicago's ...


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  Designer Oyejide to lecture June 5

Wale Oyejide—a writer, musician, lawyer, designer, and creative director and founder of the fashion house Ikire Jones—will present a lecture Wed., June 5, at the Richard H. Driehaus Museum, 40 E. Erie St. The cocktail reception ...


Gerber-Hart-unveils-Stonewall-era-activism-exhibit

  Gerber/Hart unveils Stonewall-era activism exhibit

Gerber/Hart Library and Archives debuted a new exhibit, "Out of the Closets & Into the Streets: Power, Pride & Resistance in Chicago's Gay Liberation Movement," June 1 at the library. The exhibit is focused on Chicago ...


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  Alternative comics expo June 1-2

CAKE ( the Chicago Alternative Comics Expo ) will take place at Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted Ave., on June 1-2. According to its website, CAKE "is a weekend-long celebration of independent comics, inspired by ...


Chicago-Alternative-Comics-Expo-at-Center-on-Halsted-June-1-and-2

  Chicago Alternative Comics Expo at Center on Halsted June 1 and 2

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 ...


ART-Jonathan-David-Katz-on-curating-revolutionary-Stonewall-exhibit

  ART Jonathan David Katz on curating revolutionary 'Stonewall' exhibit

On Wed., May 22, Wrightwood 659 will launch "About Face: Stonewall, Revolt and New Queer Art"—a major new exhibition marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion. Jonathan David Katz, Ph.D.—who, in 2016, co-curated "Art AIDS ...







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