Windy City Media Group Frontpage News
Celebrating 30 Years of Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Trans News
home search facebook twitter join
Gay News Sponsor Windy City Times 2018-06-20
DOWNLOAD ISSUE
About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage

Sponsor

  WINDY CITY TIMES

Chicago Humanities Fest to feature Gabourey Sidibe of Precious and Empire
From a press release
2017-03-30

facebook twitter pin it google +1 reddit email


The Chicago Humanities Festival is pleased to announce its slate of Summer CHFNow events featuring Gabourey Sidibe, Roxane Gay, Laura Kipnis, and Arundhati Roy.

Beginning just two weeks after Springfest/17: Stuff wraps up, CHFNow's Summer programming series will kick off with Gabourey Sidibe, the star of Precious and Empire.Sidibe comes to CHF to discuss her memoir, This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare. She'll be joined in conversation by journalist and essayist Britt Julious.

On Wednesday, May 24, Laura Kipnis, a professor at Northwestern University, will address what she's calling "the new sexual McCarthyism" on college campuses. Stemming from her experience as the subject of a Title IX investigation ( over a controversial essay ), Kipnis will discuss her exploration of how efforts to over-regulate sex harm students, as well as our democracy. Kipnis' program is presented in partnership with WBEZ 91.5 FM Chicago.

On Monday, June 19, Roxane Gay returns to Chicago to discuss her gripping new memoir, Hunger. Gay, the author of the best-selling Bad Feminist, considers her own life as a gateway for exploring pleasure, consumption, appearance, and health.

Closing out the CHFNow Summer season, just days after the summer solstice, will be Arundhati Roy. On Friday, June 23, Roy, the acclaimed author of the Man Booker Prize winning-novel The God of Small Things, comes to CHF with her second work of fiction ( her first in two decades ), The Ministry of Utmost Happiness.

Tickets for CHFNow's Summer 2017 schedule go on sale to CHF members on Tuesday, April 4 and to the general public on Thursday, April 6. Tickets can be purchased by calling the CHF Box Office at tickets.chicagohumanities.org .

SAVE THE DATES:

Tuesday, April 4 - CHFNow Summer programs on sale to CHF members

Thursday, April 6 - CHFNow Summer on sale to general public

April 28-April 30 - Springfest/17: Stuff

About the Chicago Humanities Festival

At Chicago Humanities Festival, we believe that humanity thrives when people gather, connect and open themselves to ideas that go beyond their individual experience. That's why for more than 28 years, CHF has been curating live events that allow audiences to connect with thinkers—both established and emerging—and see the world differently. Under the leadership of Executive Director Phillip Bahar, Thoma Artistic Director Jonathan Elmer, and Associate Artistic Director Alison Cuddy, CHF is one of Chicago's most vibrant civic institutions. Join us and celebrate the social life of ideas. chicagohumanities.org .


facebook twitter pin it google +1 reddit email





Windy City Media Group does not approve or necessarily agree with the views posted below.
Please do not post letters to the editor here. Please also be civil in your dialogue.
If you need to be mean, just know that the longer you stay on this page, the more you help us.


  ARTICLES YOU MIGHT LIKE

Gay News

SHOWBIZ 'Drag Race,' NPH, Lena Waithe, Lady Gaga 2018-06-19 - VH1 announced that Emmy-winning show RuPaul's Drag Race has been greenlit for a new season, a press release noted. The new season will ...


Gay News

NUNN ON ONE MOVIES Craig Johnson talks directing 'Alex Strangelove' 2018-06-19 - Alex Strangelove is the story of teenager Alex Truelove, played by Daniel Doherty, who is in the process of losing his virginity. Life ...


Gay News

NUNN ON ONE MOVIES Blake Jenner shows 'Animal' instinct in new film 2018-06-19 - Actor Blake Jenner first came into the spotlight with the reality series The Glee Project that led to him being a regular on ...


Gay News

Black Lesbian exhibit opens with filmmaker Welbon 2018-06-15 - 10F0LD Productions and curator Kru is now presenting the Black Lesbian Archives Exhibit, with an opening June 14 at Affinity Community Services in ...


Gay News

LGBTQ sports movie premiering June 28 2018-06-12 - The documentary Alone in the Game will premiere Thursday, June 28, on the AT&T AUDIENCE Network, according to a press release. The ...


Gay News

Gender JUST shows, discusses queer film 'Naz and Maalik' 2018-06-12 - "It's not a jazzy film," said Gender JUST's Yasmin Nair, in introducing the 2015 film Naz and Maalik as part of an event ...


Gay News

Black Box Acting hires diversity director 2018-06-08 - Black Box Acting has announced Alex Dauphin as their new Director of Diversity and Inclusion. This role will help solidify and expand ...


Gay News

Five Worth Finding 2018-06-06 - —The Original Island Shrimp House ( http://www.originalislandshrimphouse.com/ ): Did you know that National Lobster Day is June 15? Well, one of the places ...


Gay News

SHOWBIZ Dolly Parton, 'Orange' premiere, Kate Spade, Ryan Gosling 2018-06-05 - Dolly Parton is working on an eight-episode anthology series for Netflix based on her music, Variety noted. Parton will serve as singer and ...


Gay News

Siskel to honor Ethan Hawke on June 7 2018-06-04 - The Gene Siskel Film Center ( GSFC ) of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago will honor Academy Award, Golden Globe, ...


 



Copyright © 2018 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.

 

 

 

TRENDINGBREAKINGPHOTOS

Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor


 



Sponsor

About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage


About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots      OUT! Guide     
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Subscriptions      Distribution      Windy City Queercast     
Queercast Archives      Advertising  Rates      Deadlines      Advanced Search     
Press  Releases      Event Photos      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Post an Event      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam      Outguide Categories      Outguide Advertisers      Search Outguide      Travel      Dining Out      Blogs      Spotlight  Video     
Classifieds      Real Estate      Place a  Classified     

Windy City Media Group produces Windy City Queercast, & publishes Windy City Times,
The Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community,
Nightspots, Out! Resource Guide, and Identity.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.