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  Carlile, Monae, Lamar get Grammy nods

The 2019 Grammy nominations were announced Dec. 8—and rapper Kendrick Lamar led everyone with eight nominations. Drake scored seven, and Brandi Carlile and producer Boi-1da followed with six nods apiece. Drake, Carlile and Lamar were all ...


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  Elton John tribute show Dec. 8

On Saturday, Dec. 8, at 7 p.m. at the Gallery 1070 Auxillary Building, 1101 W. Granville Ave., the Edgewater Artitsts in Motion will present its second concert with Great Moments in Vinyl ( G.M.I.V. ), now ...


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  Event focuses on revolutionary Cuban punk-rock band

Nonprofit arts and education group QUEER, ILL AND OKAY brought a neglected component of Cuban history to the mainstage with a screening and panel discussion on Los Frikis, a group of Cuban punk rockers in the ...


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  'We Are Family' Pride Event to Benefit Chicago House Dec. 12

CHICAGO—Revolution Brewing, Chicago's largest independent brewer, is rolling out the dance floor on Wednesday, Dec. 12 for its inaugural We Are Family fundraiser — an event to support the LGBTQ community and raise donations for Chicago ...


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  'Stand Up for Red' marks World AIDS Day

On Nov. 29, Center on Halsted partnered with DIFFA/Chicago to host the second annual Stand Up For Red indoor street festival, bringing together local restaurants, musicians and artists to raise HIV/AIDS awareness in preparation for World ...


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  SHOWBIZ 'Handmaid,' Kristen Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Viola Davis

Margaret Atwood is currently writing a sequel to her best-selling dystopian novel The Handmaid's Tale, TheWrap.com noted. Due out in September 2019 from publishers Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, The Testaments is set 15 years after Offred's final ...


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  John Grant weaves 'Magic' spell on fans

Out singer John Grant was born in Michigan, started a band called The Czars in Denver and eventually moved to Europe. Along the way he created a legacy of solo work that included his debut album, ...


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  Double Door to reopen in Uptown

The nightspot Double Door—which originally closed in 2016 and which hosted acts as varied as Common and the Rolling Stones—will reopen in Uptown at 1050 W. Wilson Ave., Fox32Chicago.com noted. The old Double Door had to ...


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  'Santa Speedo Fun Run' on Dec. 8

The annual Santa Speedo Fun Run will take place Saturday, Dec. 8, at Sidetrack, 3349 N. Halsted St. Sign-in and registration will start at noon, with the one-mile run through Boystown starting at 2 p.m. There ...


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  MEASURE FOR MEASURE Yuletide tunes

We don't think any music director would program "Oh, Holy Night" and "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer" back-to-back, but both are part of the vast array of music which contributes to the holiday season. ...


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  Red Bull festival features LGBT talent

Red Bull Music Festival Chicago presented a late-night music event called Futurehood & Friends at the Wicker Park nightspot Subterranean. The concert venue filled two floors with people from the LGBT community ready to be entertained ...


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  WINDY CITY TIMES 2018 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

Rebel yell As many know, the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots is next year, and this cool "Rebel" T-shirt—which out Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black designed—marks the occasion in a colorful way. ( $27; https://www.omaze.com/made/dustin-lance-black-rebel-tee ...


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  City Winery's December shows: Macy Gray, more

Singer Macy Gray and former American Idol finalist Kris Allen are among those slated to perform at City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph St., in December. Gray—whose signature raspy voice is featured in "I Try," one of ...


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  SHOWBIZ Rippon retires, 'Moulin Rouge,' Katy Perry, trans actresses

Olympian and U.S. national figure skating champion Adam Rippon told CBS News he will no longer skate competitively—meaning the 29-year-old will effectively retire from professional skating. Rippon competed for the United States in the Winter Olympics ...


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  Five Worth Finding: Haunting film, Skydeck and more

—What Haunts Us: This Emmy-nominated documentary—which examines why many boys who graduated from the Porter-Gaud School in Charleston, South Carolina, committed suicide after becoming adults—will haunt you. Filmmaker Paige Goldberg Tolmach, who also attended the school, ...


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  Chicago Magic Lounge celebrates New Year's Eve, holds child-friendly night before

Chicago, IL — Chicago Magic Lounge, Chicago's new home for close-up magic, celebrates the holidays with magical performances, specialty cocktails and more. Featured performers in December include Signature Show appearances by TC Tahoe, Francis Menotti feat. ...


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  Rachel Eckroth, Rufus Wainwright; Jonathan Jackson, Echo and the Bunnymen

As November drew to a close we witnessed a torrent of old-school queer favorites coming to town for a pile up of sentiment and nostalgia far removed from the homey vibe of Thanksgiving and Christmas. First ...


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  Lakeside Pride show spotlights 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

On Nov. 17, The Lakeside Pride Music Ensemble presented "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," a symphonic concert celebrating LGBTQ soldiers and veterans who served during the time that policy, also known as DADT, was in place ( ...


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  CGMC's 'Hullaballoo'Nov. 30-Dec. 2

Chicago Gay Men's Chorus ( CGMC ) will celebrate 35 years of making music with its upcoming holiday show, "35th Anniversary Holiday Hullabaloo." The show will take place Nov. 30-Dec. 2 at three different venues. The ...


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  Spotlight, Women in Magic' Nov.-Dec.

Chicago Magic Lounge ( CML ), 5050 N. Clark St., will present "Spotlight: Women in Magic," Nov. 29-Dec. 1. While female magicians are rare—research studies estimating that only 5-10 percent of professional magicians and magic club ...


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  Concerts by Queer trance, Glitter Guts

The start of the holiday season brought a wealth of queer music and celebration to close out 2018 with a bang. First, The Burlington hosted a night of queer flavored electronic trance music Nov. 13. Queer ...


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  Chicago Gay Men's Chorus 35th Anniversary Holiday Hullabaloo Nov. 30, Dec. 2

Chicago Gay Men's Chorus celebrates 35 years of making music with our upcoming holiday show 35th Anniversary Holiday Hullabaloo. The chorus will be joined by 10 additional Chicago-based LGBTQ+ performing arts organizations including About Face Theatre, ...


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  NUNN ON ONE MUSIC 98 Degrees warming holiday season

Vocal group 98 Degrees is made up of brothers Nick and Drew Lachey, Justin Jeffre and Jeff Timmons. Formed in California and were later picked up later by a record label, the quartet went on to ...


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  NUNN ON ONE MUSIC Rapper CupcakKe, staunch ally on her new CD, 'Eden'

Raunchy rapper CupcakKe is bringing her Chicago rhymes to the masses. Elizabeth Eden Harris was born in Illinois and raised on South 63rd Street and Martin Luther King Drive by a single mother. The now-21-year-old started ...


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  Alyson Stoner, actress/singer/dancer talks Ms. Jackson, acting, coming out

Being in the glare of the spotlight—especially for those who have been in the public eye since childhood—can be harsh. However, Alyson Stoner, 25—who many may remember as the dancing girl in Missy Elliott's videos such ...


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  SHOWBIZ Mariah Carey, Rami Malek, Jussie Smollett, Rachel Maddow

Mariah Carey got an unexpected gift last week when her 2001 Glitter soundtrack album suddenly shot to number one on the iTunes chart, thanks to a social-media push from fans, Page Six noted. "Back on the ...


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  10 Questions with Vic: Paula Abdul

Paula Abdul is a rare superstar. Despite her remarkable career, immense talents and global popularity, she is as accessible as she is iconic, as sweet in person as she is on TV, and as authentic as ...


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  Amy Ray, opener rock Old Town School

Indigo Girl Amy Ray made at stop in Chicago on her tour for her new album, Holler, at the Old Town School of Folk Music on Nov. 15. The sold-out show was opened with an acoustic ...


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  Alyson Stoner, actress/singer/dancer on Ms. Jackson, acting, coming out

Being in the glare of the spotlight—especially for those who have been in the public eye since childhood—can be harsh. However, Alyson Stoner, 25—who many may remember as the dancing girl in Missy Elliott's videos such ...


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  Glad Rags' 'Wonder 'Under': An emotional kaleidoscope

Local queer psychedelic orchestra band Glad Rags' second full-length album, Wonder Under, is an eclectic and weird ride in all the best ways. Although bringing to mind Tom Waits, with rich vocals graveling over horn and ...


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  SHOWBIZ Rihanna, 'Riverdale,' Glenn Close, Ezra Miller

Rihanna reportedly sent President Donald Trump a cease-and-desist letter after learning that her music was being used to hype up the crowd at his political rallies, Time.com noted. According to Rolling Stone, the singer's legal team ...


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  Against Me!'s Laura Jane Grace debuts side-project album

Transgender punk rocker and Against Me! frontwoman Laura Jane Grace's new side project, The Devouring Mothers, unleashes kinetic energy with an intimate touch in Bought to Rot ( Bloodshot Records ). She's joined by Atom Willard, ...


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  Amy Ray on new album, acceptance and rock 'n' roll

Indigo Girl Amy Ray's September release, Holler, is a rich mixture of folk, Southern rock, mountain music, bluegrass and gospel, with her characteristic thoughtful and layered lyricism. Windy City Times talked with Amy about the album, ...


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  Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles to honor Stonewall, LGBTQ history

It may be a difficult, shaky time for equality right now, but Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles continues to play on, promoting positivity and love: The 2018-19 season will honor the rich, diverse legacy of LGBTQ history ...


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  Olly Alexander, Out British singer on band, queer artists

British pop band Years and Years is composed of Olly Alexander, Mikey Goldsworthy and Emre Turkmen. Their sound is mix of electronic, pop and dance music. The first album, Communion, had a hit single with "King" ...


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  SHOWBIZ Streisand, GLAAD book, Spice Girls, Boy Erased, Rhapsody

Barbra Streisand has released an LGBTQ anthem that doubles as a statement against President Trump, NewNowNext.com reported. The legendary singer's latest album, Walls, includes plenty of shots at the current administration, including the title track. The ...


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  Measure for Measure, Chicago Sinfonietta, Swing Shift Orchestra and more

The Hindu celebration of Diwali, the five-day festival of lights, will be marked by the Chicago Sinfonietta with concerts in Naperville ( Nov. 10 at Wentz Hall ) and Chicago ( Nov. 12 at Symphony Center ...


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  pronoun talks about name, breakups

Out singer Alyse Vellturo ( aka pronoun ) is attempting to outdo her counterparts—and going by the name pronoun is just the start. The songwriter grew up in Boston and graduated from the Berklee School of ...


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  Measure for Measure, classical music in Chicago

As part of its newly expanded arts coverage, Windy City Times is resuming Measure for Measure, a monthly digest of news about classical music in Chicago that first appeared in 2000 but has been on hiatus ...


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  Festival celebrates queer punk rock for people of color

On Oct. 20, the Black, Brown, and Indigenous Collection presented the 2018 edition of "Will It Explode?," an annual festival celebrating queer punk rock for people of color. The festival featured afternoon workshops such as "Punk ...


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  SHOWBIZ: Jamie Lee Curtis, Latifah, Jim Parsons, 'Heathers'

Halloween star Jamie Lee Curtis revealed to People magazine that she struggled with an opioid addiction she kept secret from the world since the late '80s, Page Six noted. She explained that she was prescribed painkillers ...


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  The Dinah accepting artist applications

The Dinah—advertised as "the largest queer girl party music festival in the world"—will take place April 3-7, 2019, in Palm Springs, California. What is new is that event organizers are offering a chance for an unsigned ...


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  Queer singer Mary Lambert on her poetry collection

Mary Lambert first experienced what she calls "radical vulnerability" at age seven, when she started a group therapy session at a friend's sleepover. "I've been in therapy since I was 5," said the queer performer and ...


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  Tenor shines on stage in 'Idomeneo,' finds true love off stage

David Portillo makes his role debut as Arbace in Mozart's Idomeneo at Lyric Opera of Chicago. The tenor has been out on social media for years, but his interview with Windy City Times marks coming out ...


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  CSO performing with 'Frankenstein' screening Oct. 26

Chicago Symphony Orchestra will perform Academy Award-winning composer Franz Waxman's score to Bride of Frankenstein at an Oct. 26 screening of the film at 7:30 p.m. at Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Ave. The 1935 film, ...


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  Swan Lake

Composer Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky At Joffrey Ballet at The Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Pkwy.; 312-386-8905; Joffrey.org; $35-$195. Runs through: Oct. 28 A story of magic, mystery and an impossible love bourrées onto the stage ...


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  Aguilera, Sivan deliver sick shows

The Chicago Theatre packed in the audiences this past week with two shows that stood out for queer attendees. Starting with pop singer Christina Aguilera on Oct. 16, this landmark venue filled up for the two ...


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  SHOWBIZ 'Orange' ending, 'Tales of the City,' Rihanna, Jussie Smollett

Lionsgate's Orange Is the New Black, which streams on Netflix, will end with season seven in 2019, TheWrap.com reported. Season six dropped in its entirety on June 27. Creator Jenji Kohan said in 2017 that she ...


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  Glad Rags, Garbage perform

Out troubadour Glad Matt and his band, Glad Rags, played a pre-siesta show at The Hideout Inn on Oct. 14 in support of their latest full-length release, Wonder Under ( on bandcamp ). The band played ...


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  Noah Cyrus gives fans a 'Good Cry'

Singer Noah Cyrus just gave Chicago a "Good Cry" at the House of Blues recently. Her new Good Cry EP covers a very public breakup with rapper Lil Xan, the passing of collaborator XXXTentacion and her ...


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  David Hernandez,'Idol' alum on new CD, recovery and self-love

American Idol finalist David Hernandez's new self-released Kingdom: The Mixtape shows a great maturity from 2011's I Am Who I Am. While it explores depression, substance abuse and frustrations with the music industry, Kingdom also celebrates ...


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  Entertainers come out for Michigan Avenue event

National Coming Out Day, observed Oct. 11, had the crowds coming out to AT&T's downtown flagship store, 600 N. Michigan Ave., for an event celebrating people being their authentic selves. LOVELOUD and The Trevor Project joined ...


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  13th Annual Chicago Latino Music Festival to feature free shows, plethora of genres

The International Latino Culture Center ( ILCC ) of Chicago kicks off its 13th Chicago Latino Music Festival this week. From Wed., Oct. 17 through Saturday, Nov. 18, ILCC will oversee eight concerts at venues throughout ...


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  Lakeside Pride celebrates love and marriage

Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles kicked off their season with the first of six themed performances honoring the legacy of the Stonewall Riots last Saturday, Oct. 13. The "Love and Marriage" show by the Jazz Orchestra covered ...


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  SHOWBIZ Michael Urie, Todrick Hall, Streisand, Met Gala

Torch Song Trilogy is back on Broadway, with Michael Urie in the starring role ( and Mercedes Ruehl as his mother ), Vulture noted. Torch Song is a condensed version of Harvey Fierstein's trilogy about a ...


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  Ravinia launches "Bridges" competition fusing jazz, classical music

In celebration of the 30th anniversary of Ravinia's Steans Music Institute ( RSMI ) last summer, Ravinia launched a competition for composers who could fuse the worlds of jazz and classical music. Due to its success, ...


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  Illeana Douglas

Illeana Douglas is a renaissance woman. Her distinguished career includes theater, standup comedy, movies, including several Martin Scorsese films, TV, writing, music and producing. She exemplifies an artist who never stops creating and generating her own ...


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  Twelve Chicago-based LGBTQ+ performing arts organizations to perform together

CHICAGO, October 11, 2018 — Chicago Gay Men's Chorus celebrates 35 years of making music with their upcoming holiday show 35th Anniversary Holiday Hullabaloo. The chorus will be joined by 11 additional Chicago-based LGBTQ+ performing arts ...


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  Martha Wash, dance-floor diva talks Chicago musical, new CD

Even those who may not heard Martha Wash's name have certainly heard her voice. From the dance classic "It's Raining Men" ( recorded with the late Izora Armstead, Wash's partner in the duo The Weather Girls ...


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  Composer Libby Rudolph turns music to activism

When composer/vocalist Elizabeth "Libby" Rudolph was an undergraduate at the University of Illinois, one of her professors gave her some guidance that changed the shape of her education. "He told me I was shouldn't write music ...


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  Alsop leading CSO in concerts Oct. 18-20

Marin Alsop—the openly lesbian music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra and chief conductor designate of the ORF Vienna Radio Symphony—will lead the Chicago Symphony Orchestra ( CSO ) in subscription ...


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  NUNN ON ONE Trans singer Kim Petras talks family, transition, big break

Transgender singer Kim Petras is performing for the first time nationwide at large concerts, thanks to Troye Sivan, who is on his "The Bloom" Tour. Born in Cologne, Germany, Petras knew her identity at age 2. ...


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  La Boheme

By Giacomo Puccini At: Lyric Opera of Chicago, 20. N. Wacker Dr. Tickets: 312-827-5600; LyricOpera.org; $49-$279 . Runs through: Oct. 20 Opera takes the elevated form of classical theater and replaces spoken word with music. From ...


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  Personalities speak against anti-LGBTQ bullying for Spirit Day Oct. 18

Videos below

New York, NY, Monday, October 11, 2018 — GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender ( LGBTQ ) media advocacy organization, today recognized National Coming Out Day with a launch the official countdown to Spirit ...


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  MUSIC Zaena x Jason Maek release new work

Chicago duo Zaena x Jason Maek celebrated the release of their new visual album, Freshman, on Sept. 28 at Cerise. The event kicked off their 30-city Freshman Tour with iHeartRadio, KISS FM, Rolling Stone and more. ...


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  Musicians strike, Lyric goes silent

The Lyric Opera of Chicago has gone silent this week in the wake of a strike announced Tuesday by the Chicago Federation of Musicians ( CFM ). The CFM represents the Lyric's orchestral musicians. After the ...


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  SHOWBIZ Madonna, Matt Bomer, bullying movie, Janelle Monae

In a new interview with WWD, Madonna talked about her MDNA Skin lineup—and confirmed that a new album of music is on the way, NewNowNext.com reported. "I'm finishing my record, which I'm going to release next ...


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  Carlie Hanson talks new CD and coming out

Singer Carlie Hanson has gone from serving hungry customers at McDonald's in Wisconsin to performing for huge crowds in large venues across the country. YouTube videos were her inspiration to make music and, after posting a ...


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  Bowersox, Mizrahi at City Winery

Former American Idol finalist Crystal Bowersox and actor/fashion designer/singer Isaac Mizrahi will be performing at City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph St., Oct. 8. Bowersox will perform songs her latest album, ALIVE—which incorporates musical genres such as ...


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  Tenor Michael Fabiano makes Lyric debut in La boheme

For many Windy City opera fans, it has taken an unconscionably long time for the internationally acclaimed singer Michael Fabiano to make his debut at the Lyric Opera of Chicago. So there was much excitement when ...


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  NUNN ON ONE morgxn carries queer 'weight'

Indie artist morgxn started music at an early age and eventually left his roots of Nashville to make pop-soul music in LA. The new singer prefers his name in lower case and came out at age ...


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  Angela Ingersoll salutes Judy Garland with an evening of song

Angela Ingersoll has a theory about the eternal impact of Judy Garland, especially within the LGBTQ+ community. "I think it has do with the unconditional love she showed. And her vulnerability," Ingersoll said. "Her concerts were ...


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  Marin Alsop leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in world premiere

New Work Commemorates 100th Anniversary of World War I Armistice

CHICAGO—Marin Alsop, Music Director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra and Chief Conductor Designate of the ORF Vienna Radio Symphony, leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra ( CSO ) in subscription concerts on ...


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  SHOWBIZ Aretha, Justin Bieber, Wanda Sykes, 'Wicked,' Robin Williams

The American Music Awards will honor Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin on Oct. 9, according to Page Six. Dick Clark productions said that Gladys Knight, Ledisi, Mary Mary, Donnie McClurkin, CeCe Winans and musical director Rickey ...


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  Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles 22nd season to honor Stonewall Riots legacy

Oct. 13 begins celebration of LGBT History Month

CHICAGO, Ill. ( October 2, 2018 ) — Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles is honoring the legacy of the Stonewall Riots. As we approach the 50th anniversary of the riots in June 2019, our concert series will ...







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