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Upcoming: Tennis; Hockey; Casino Royale; DJ competition; Takei; Knuckles CD
2015-06-03

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Second City Tennis Classic June 12-14

The Second City Tennis Classic will take place June 12-14 at Northwestern University. At least 100 people are slated to compete.

Proceeds from this year's tournament will benefit Chicago House.

Visit sctclassic.com/ for more information.

Chicago Pride Classic calls for volunteers

The Chicago Gay Hockey Association will host the Chicago Pride Classic hockey tournament June 25-28, during the city's annual Pride weekend.

The tournament will be held at Chicago Park District's McFetridge Sports Center, 3843 N. California Ave. Online registration is open.

Volunteers are needed for a variety of committes, including sponsorship, hockey operations, Chicago Pride Day/Parade, social events, giveaway/award, marketing/advertising and tournament weekend groups.

Visit www.ChicagoGayHockey.org/ChicagoPrideClassic or email anthony@chicagogayhockey.org .

'Turn It Up for Change'June 13 at W City Center

W Hotels of Chicago and The Human Rights Campaign, in partnership with Lesbifriends and CPR & Events, will host "Turn It Up for Change: Casino Royale" on Saturday, June 13, 7-11 p.m., at the W City Center, 172 W Adams St.

There will be roulette, blackjack, slot machines, poker—and a secret mission.

RSVP at Do312.com/CasinoRoyale .

DJ competition at Center on June 13

Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted St., will host " By Women For Women: Everything Old is New Again," which will pit female DJs of the LGBTQ community against each other while promoting an evening of music and dance.

The event—to take place on the rooftop terrace, reception hall and theater Saturday, June 13—will crown the DJ. DJ All The Way, DJ Gemini Jones, DJ Kirby, DJ Kristin, DJ Rhated R, and DJ Sandra Suave will compete for the title.

Doors open at 5 p.m. with a cocktail reception until 7 p.m. and the DJ competition to follow until 9 p.m. Tickets are $30 before June 10, and $45 after that date.

Event sponsors include B.Blyss, Dykes on Bikes, L-Stop and She100. The evening will benefit both Center on Halsted and the Vernita Gray LGBTQ Youth Fund. For more information, visit www.centeronhalsted.org .

Takei in town for 'Mission Tour' June 14

Star Trek fans will celebrate a weekend of everything "Trek" as Creation Entertainment brings "The 49-Year Mission Tour" to the Chicago area June 12-14.

This event will be held at the Westin O-Hare Hotel, 6100 North River Rd., Rosemont.

Among those slated to attend are out actor George Takei ( Sulu from the original Star Trek; June 14 ), Karl Urban ( Bones on the new Star Trek films; June 13 ) and Chase Masterson ( Leeta of Deep Space Nine; June 12 ).

General-admission tickets are available at the door for $20 on June 12, and $30 on June 13-14. Visit www.creationent.com .

Frankie Knuckles CD released

Defected Records has released House Masters Frankie Knuckles—with tracks the late DJ personally selected, according to a press release.

The two-CD set is a charity release in collaboration with Def Mix Management and the estate of Frankie Knuckles. A few of the tracks include Knuckles' mix of Inner City's "Whatcha Gonna Do With My Lovin'," Knuckles' "The Whistle Song" ( Sound Factory Mix ) and Pet Shop Boys' "Left To My Own Devices" ( Frankie Knuckles Royal Piano Version ).

All profits are donated directly to The Frankie Knuckles Fund/Elton John AIDS Foundation.

To purchase the CD, visit store.defected.com .

See full calendar of events at the link: www.windycitymediagroup.com/gay/chicago/events/upcoming.php .


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