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Legacy Walk to unveil Tchaikovsky
2018-08-08

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CHICAGO—One of the immortal composers of classical music, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, will join the ranks of such LGBQ icons as Alan Turing and Sylvia Riversa with a biographical memorial in Chicago's award-winning outdoor LGBT History Museum's "The Legacy Walk."

With Ravinia Festival, Ravinia Board Chairman Jennifer Steans, Illinois state Sen. Heather Steans ( D-7th District ) and Ravinia President/CEO Welz Kauffman and husband Jon Teeuwissen sponsoring, the Tchaikovsky exhibit will be unveiled at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, in the Boystown area of Chicago.

Award-winning jazz pianist/composer/accordionist Ben Rosenblum will give a street performance at the dedication and will make his Ravinia debut later that night. A "Dedication Celebration" will follow the installation at Sidetrack, 3349 N. Halsted St.

The Legacy Walk is an international and multicultural half-mile installation that celebrates the contributions LGBT people have made to world history and culture. Its bronze biographical memorials feature detailed text and images of individuals who have championed the community, such as Jane Addams, Bayard Rustin, Alan Turing, Sally Ride and James Baldwin.

Each marker is digitally linked to a cloud-based Near Field Communication system that enables patrons to access video and download lesson plans, study guides, and reading resources through their smartphones. The Legacy Walk also serves as an "outdoor classroom" for LGBTQ youth to learn about historically significant role models. The streetscape, which soon will be granted historic landmark status, is the only installation of its kind in the world.

See LegacyProjectChicago.org .

See related: www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/Legacy-Walk-to-unveil-Tchaikovsky-exhibit-Oct-13/63458.html .


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