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Legacy Walk dedication Oct. 15
2017-10-11

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The Phase 6 dedication of the Legacy Walk Outdoor LGBT History Museum will take place Sunday Oct. 15.

This year, there will be the addition of a bronze memorial commemorating The Harlem Renaissance, the cultural watershed that established the first urban LGBTQ community in the United States.

The public ceremony will start at 2 p.m. at 3247 N. Halsted St., and will feature remarks from Mona Noriega, chair of the City of Chicago Commission on Human Relations; Dr. Kevin Mumford, professor of history at the University of Illinois and the consulting scholar on the endeavor; Paul Highfield, representing The Highfield Group, sponsor of the bronze memorial; and Victor Salvo, executive director and co-founder of the Legacy Project.

Following the ceremony, a dedication celebration will take place at Sidetrack, 3349 N. Halsted St., 3-5 p.m., emceed by NBC Chicago's Wayne Johnson ( "Wayne's Weekend" ), and starring jazz vocalist/recording artist Tovi Kahli.

Tickets ( $50 each ) may be purchased at www.eventbrite.com/e/legacy-walk-dedication-6-tickets-38013139323.


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