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Wednesday, Oct 18
Mama Look! Story Time Children's author Patricia J. Murphy will be reading and signing her latest picture book, Mama, LOOK!, a collaboration with Caldecott Medalist, David Diaz  10:30am - 11:00am  
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St
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Meet & Mingle, Expanding Inclusion in the LGBTQ Community How to work with and provide services to LGBTQ adults with developmental disabilities.   5:30pm - 8:00pm  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted  Ticket Link


Kesha Rainbow Tour With songs from the new album Rainbow, including Praying, Hymn, Learn To Let Go, and Rainbow.   7:00pm  
Aragon Ballroom
1106 W Lawrence Ave  Ticket Link


Book Launch Party: A Date to Die by Anne Laughlin Anne Laughlin with special guest Beth Feldman Brandt. Kay Adler is a hardworking Chicago detective who seeks justice for the victims of murder. She has one close friend, no lovers, and a difficult family. Her life is her work. If she drinks enough on her off hours, it suits her just fine. When people she knows start dying, she must look at uncomfortable parts of her past to find a suspect.  7:30pm  
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St
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Queerly Beloved Huggable Riot presents an LGBTQ revue. Written by a spectrum-spanning all-queer-identifying cast of first-time Rioters, Queerly Beloved explores the notion of identity and what it means to be LGBTQ in today's world. Every Wednesday at 8 pm  8:00pm    773.697.9693
Annoyance Theatre
851 W Belmont  Ticket Link




Thursday, Oct 19
Pride Action Tank's Two Year Anniversary Pride Action Tank launched two years ago as a project of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago. Featured speaker is Lee BeyLee Bey, respected expert, writer, urban planning consultant and photographer of the built environment. Performance by Brandon Markell Holmes actor, singer, writer, multi-media artist in creative storytelling. RSVP to Jackie Thaney at jthaney@aidschicago.org  7:30am - 9:30am  
Clark-Hill PLC, 130 East Randolph, Suite 3900
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Chicago Foundation for Women, Activate annual luncheon and symposium Connect with local organizations and learn about all the ways to take action to make a difference for women and girls.  12:00pm - 1:30pm  
Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 E Wacker Dr
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Protest Banner Lending Library workshop Communal sewing space to support each other's voices, an opportunity to gain banner-making skills and a place to borrow handmade banners to use in protests. During workshop hours, the public is invited to check out and return banners.  2:00pm - 5:00pm  
Alphawood Gallery, 2401 N. Halsted St.


Mr. Gay Syria A beauty pageant like no other: In the Turkish city of Istanbul, Syrian refugees vie for the title "Mr. Gay Syria." The winner will travel to Malta to compete in the Mr. Gay World contest-one of countless efforts on the part of Berlin-based competition organizer Mahmoud Hassino to raise awareness about the plight of LGBTQ refugees. Director Ayse Peker is scheduled to attend.   5:45pm  
AMC Theatres - River East 21, Chicago  Ticket Link


Thrive: Weekly group for HIV-positive YMSM Open process group facilitated by a licensed counselor open to all HIV-positive young men who have sex with men, 18-29. A safe space to process one's HIV status, emotional and mental health, relationships, identity, and personal growth. Also fun activities and cultural outings once a quarter. `  6:00pm  
Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN)
5537 N Broadway St
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LGBTQ History and Activism Forum with John D'Emilio To celebrate LGBTQ History Month, a lecture by author and historian D'Emilio followed by a facilitated Q&A.  6:00pm - 8:00pm  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
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Senior Yoga Classes - Restoring Bodies and Minds with Kieth McElroy Yoga for those aged 40+. Suitable to all experience levels. Free. For more information, RSVP to Todd Williams, 773-472-6469 x426 or toddwilliams@centeronhalsted.org.  6:30pm  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
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Then They Came for Me 100 powerful images from the book Un-American by Chicago-based photography historians Richard Cahan and Michael Williams look at a dark episode in U.S. history when, in the name of national security, the government incarcerated 120,000 citizens and legal residents during World War II without due process or other constitutional protections to which they were entitled. Through Nov. 19.  6:30pm  
Alphawood Gallery, 2401 N. Halsted St.
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Virginia McGathey teaches B.A.N.K. system The openly LGBT business owner will discuss "a reverse-engineered personality profiling system designed to dramatically improve your Communications, accelerate your Negotiations, and Close More Sales." Register online.  6:30pm - 8:30pm  
Ridgemoor Country Club, 6601 W Gunnison St., Chicago  Ticket Link


W.O.M.B. Open Mic Everyone is welcome. Third Thursday of the month. Hosted by Lucy and e. nina jay. Please come early if you want to perform.  7:00pm - 10:00pm  
Affinity Community Services
2850 S. Wabash Ave. #108
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A Seat at the Table: Finding Equal Footing Through Storytelling Speakers are Lena Waithe, Bozoma Saint John and Elaine Welteroth. Waithe is the actress and writer who plays Denis, shared her coming out story on Netflix's Master of None, produced Dear White People and is writing and producing The Chi, an upcoming Showtime series. Saint John is the Chief Brand Officer at Uber and Welteroth is Editor-in-Chief of Teen Vogue.   7:00pm - 8:30pm  
The Harris Theater Millenium Pk
205 E Randolph Dr  Ticket Link


New Town Writers' Workshop Participants are asked to bring copies of their work so other writers and listeners may more easily follow the texts. Submissions for the anthology Off the Rocks should be a Word file, in Times New Roman 12 point font. Prose should be one-sided, double spaced with numbered pages. Poets can submit up to three poems and they may be single-spaced. Submit to RKleinEngler@aol.com .  7:00pm - 9:00pm  
Charmers' Cafe, 1500 W. Jarvis, Chicago.


The Amazing Acro-Cats REAL house cats walk a tightrope, balance and roll on a ball across the floor, ride a skateboard and perform in a band. Alley the cat is a Guiness world record holder. Through October 22.  7:30pm  
Vittum Theater 1012 N. Noble St. Chicago  Ticket Link


The Conversation: What is Justice? Each month, W&CF gathers a group of writers, artists, and politicians together to talk about an issue of political, social, or cultural importance. These are not readings, but passionate conversations that will include the audience.  7:30pm  
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St
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Friday, Oct 20
Weekly Tai Chi Classes Classes are small, and the cost per student depends on the number of students who enroll. Contact Francesca (312-823- 9045) or Lynn (wcflynn@gmail.com) with questions or to sign up.  8:45am - 9:45am  
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St
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Mr. Gay Syria A beauty pageant like no other: In the Turkish city of Istanbul, Syrian refugees vie for the title "Mr. Gay Syria." The winner will travel to Malta to compete in the Mr. Gay World contest-one of countless efforts on the part of Berlin-based competition organizer Mahmoud Hassino to raise awareness about the plight of LGBTQ refugees.   12:15pm  
AMC River East 21, 322 E. Illinois St., Chicago  Ticket Link


LGBTQ Artists' Gallery Opening Jess T. Dugan: Photography. Catherine Forester: Drawings and video. Reception with cash bar. Suggested donation $5.  6:00pm - 8:00pm  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
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Reclaiming Your Sexuality and Preventing Sexual Violence: A Sex Kiki A benefit for Center on Halsted. With Coriama Couture. Popup dialogue about lived experiences of sexuality, sentiments of beauty, and self-exploration of femininity and its fluidity. Mingle and purchase tickets for a drawing of items from Early2Bed, Howard Brown Health Center, and in.Power*. Bar open for those 21+. RSVP to website, below.  6:00pm - 8:00pm  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
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Queer Genre Fiction Book Group Romancing the Inventor: A Supernatural Society Novella by Gail Carriger. Parking available. Free event.  6:30pm - 8:30pm  
Gerber Hart Library and Archives
6500 N Clark St
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Spectrum Monthly Peer-Led Support Group For those who identify as masculine of center on the gender spectrum. Centers the experiences of LGBTQ masculine people of color and discusses issues related to this community. Meets the third Friday of the month. Questions to Gee at spectrum@affinity95.org or Imani at imani@affinity95.org.   7:00pm - 9:00pm  
Affinity Community Services
2850 S. Wabash Ave. #108
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The Amazing Acro-Cats REAL house cats walk a tightrope, balance and roll on a ball across the floor, ride a skateboard and perform in a band. Alley the cat is a Guiness world record holder.   7:30pm  
Vittum Theater 1012 N. Noble St. Chicago  Ticket Link


Fun Home Hailed as one of Broadway's most original musicals and winner of five Tony Awards, Fun Home is inspired by Alison Bechdel's best-selling graphic memoir. Through Nov. 14. $15-$54  7:30pm  
Victory Gardens Theater
2433 N Lincoln Ave  Ticket Link


Author Conversation: Jeannie Vanasco with Daniel Raeburn Vanasco and Raeburn will be discussing Vanasco's highly anticipated memoir, The Glass Eye. The night before her father dies, eighteen-year-old Jeannie Vanasco promises she will write a book for him. But this isn't the book she imagined.  7:30pm  
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St
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Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood A world premiere adaptation of Atwood's acclaimed novel, a look at one of Canada's most notorious murderers. In 1843, 16-year-old Grace Marks was accused of brutally murdering her employer and his housekeeper. Alias Grace is a fascinating study of memory, culpability, and the shadowy spaces within the human mind. Extended through Nov. 4  8:00pm  
Rivendell Theatre
5779 North Ridge  Ticket Link




Saturday, Oct 21
"Hoots & H'owls" Annual Halloween Fall Festival in Randhurst Free family festival featuring fun activities and events including a pet costume parade, exotic owls from the Stillman Nature Center, performances and fun crafts   11:30am - 4:30pm  
Randhurst Village, Rand and Elmhurst Roads, Mount Prospect
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Then They Came for Me 100 powerful images from the book Un-American by Chicago-based photography historians Richard Cahan and Michael Williams look at a dark episode in U.S. history when, in the name of national security, the government incarcerated 120,000 citizens and legal residents during World War II without due process or other constitutional protections to which they were entitled.   1:00pm  
Alphawood Gallery, 2401 N. Halsted St.
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Absolutely Anything Essential Gift Shop Customer Appreciation Event Over 20 local vendors and information on crafting and entrepreneur workshops. Appetizers, raffles and giveaways.   3:00pm - 6:00pm  
Absolutely Anything Essential Gift Shop, 3521 S. King Dr. , Chicago
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Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood A world premiere adaptation of Atwood's acclaimed novel, a look at one of Canada's most notorious murderers. In 1843, 16-year-old Grace Marks was accused of brutally murdering her employer and his housekeeper. Alias Grace is a fascinating study of memory, culpability, and the shadowy spaces within the human mind. Extended through Nov. 4  4:00pm  
Rivendell Theatre
5779 North Ridge  Ticket Link


Arts in the Dark Parade This magical nighttime parade brings Chicago's cultural community together - from the most esteemed to the aspiring - to celebrate the power of the sector and importance to the vitality of this city.   6:00pm - 8:00pm  
On Columbus moving north from Balbo to Monroe.
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Zombie Bathhouse: A Rock Musical The story of Michael, a DJ, and his friends, who venture into the local bathhouse after Pride Day celebrations, where Michael is guest-DJing. Disaster ensues when a zombie outbreak threatens to turn all the bathhouse patrons into flesh-eating ghouls. Multiple dates through Sunday Oct. 29. $20  7:00pm - 9:00pm  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
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The Amazing Acro-Cats REAL house cats walk a tightrope, balance and roll on a ball across the floor, ride a skateboard and perform in a band. Alley the cat is a Guiness world record holder. First show 3:30pm  7:30pm  
Vittum Theater 1012 N. Noble St. Chicago  Ticket Link


Lady Faust Halloween-themed adaptation of Christopher Marlowe's haunting work, which takes a female-forward turn. The central character is struggling through the Great Depression AND has no right to inherit her father's business and fortune because she's female. In true Faust fashion, she strikes a deal with Lucifer. $15. Saturdays through Oct. 28  7:30pm    773.230.4770
The Public House Theatre
3914 N. Clark St.  Ticket Link


Big Orange Ball Dance at Chicago's hottest Halloween costume party, benefiting Howard Brown Health. General admission $150. At the door, $175.  8:00pm - 1:00am  
Carnivale
702 W Fulton
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Net-Flix and Kill Twenty-six scenes of horror-comedy and straight up horror written by various guest writers. Through Oct. 28  10:30pm  
The Broadway, Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway, Chicago  Ticket Link




Sunday, Oct 22
Alcoholics Anonymous Open to those with a desire to stop drinking.  9:30am  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
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Weekly Qigong Classes Classes are small, and the cost per student depends on the number of students who enroll. Contact Francesca (312-823- 9045) or Lynn (wcflynn@gmail.com) with questions or to sign up.   9:30am - 10:30am  
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St
Website Link


Halloween Pup Crawl Stops on Pup Crawl are The Leigh Gallery, Chicago Male, Peets Coffee, Saphhire Nail Salon, Venicci Pizza, Yefseis Cafe. $5 participation fee.  10:00am - 12:00pm  
On Halsted north of Belmont
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Women Survivors of Chicago Unite Join fellow survivors to inspire one another through short storytelling, networking, laughing, and bonding. Private and intimate event for women aged 35+ to connect, share experiences and hear courageous testimonies. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness, Lupus Awareness, Domestic Violence Awareness and all between. $25, advance purchase only  2:00pm - 5:00pm    312-238-9447
Absolutely Anything Essential Gift Shop, 3521 S. King Dr. , Chicago  Ticket Link


Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood A world premiere adaptation of Atwood's acclaimed novel, a look at one of Canada's most notorious murderers. In 1843, 16-year-old Grace Marks was accused of brutally murdering her employer and his housekeeper. Alias Grace is a fascinating study of memory, culpability, and the shadowy spaces within the human mind. Extended through Nov. 4  3:00pm  
Rivendell Theatre
5779 North Ridge  Ticket Link


That's So Gay! The Stereotype Cabaret Sixteen multi-talented members of Windy City Gay Chorus and Windy City Treble Quire will offer a kaleidoscope of songs to illuminate our most glaring stereotypes with wit and compassion. Humor dominates but there'll also be quiet, heart-tugging songs. Premium Reserved Seats $35. Standard Reserved and Standing Room Only Seats $25.00.   5:30pm  
Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway St., Chicago  Ticket Link


Vegan Dinner With Vegetarian Resource Group During the annual meeting of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Meet VRG advisors Reed Mangels PhD, RD, Catherine Conway MS, RD, Charles Stahler, Debra Wasserman, and vegetarian dietitians from around the country. The public is welcome. Must pay in advance, $35 to The Vegetarian Resource Group, P.O. Box 1463, Baltimore MD, 21203 or online.  6:00pm    410-366-8343
LYFE Kitchen, Fairbanks and Ontario  Ticket Link


Susan Werner Writer, singer and musician. New music from An American In Havana, a collection of original songs inspired by Werner's recent travels to Cuba.   7:00pm  
City Winery Chicago
1200 W Randolph St  Ticket Link


The Amazing Acro-Cats REAL house cats walk a tightrope, balance and roll on a ball across the floor, ride a skateboard and perform in a band. Alley the cat is a Guiness world record holder. First show 3:30pm  7:30pm  
Vittum Theater 1012 N. Noble St. Chicago  Ticket Link




Monday, Oct 23
TransSafe: Weekly Transgender Care Services TransSafe is a once weekly service for transgender and gender non-conforming (GNC) individuals age 18 and up, providing toa safe and trans affirming space to access referral and linkage to housing, medical, legal, employment, and HIV services.  2:00pm - 5:30pm    773-248-5200 x 412
Heartland Health Outreach Clinic, 4750 N. Sheridan Rd, 5th floor, Chicago
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Wednesday, Oct 25
Bridging Systems Against Hate Summit Registration 8:00 am. The Chicago Commission on Human Relations' second annual hate-crimes summit. A coalition of community advocates, government agencies and law-enforcement officials will raise awareness regarding hate crimes, address the barriers to reporting them and provide opportunities for networking, collaboration and study. Speakers: Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx; Christian Picciolini, a former skinhead and current peace activist; and Stephen Scaffidi, the mayor of Oak Creek, Wisconsin.  9:00am - 3:30pm  
University of Illinois at Chicago, Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St.
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Adult Accomplice Training, Sexual Identities: Creating Safe Spaces Consider issues with using and not using gendered language with small group activity, recognize homophobia and heterosexism and more. Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health is a network of empowered youth and allied adults who transform public consciousness. Register online.   10:00am - 1:00pm  
Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health ICAH
226 S. Wabash Ave. Ste. 900
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Network for Equality Equality Illinois' premier LGBTQ networking after-work reception that benefits Equality Illinois. Appetizers, beer, and wine and a short speaking program.  6:00pm - 8:30pm  
10 E. Randolph St  Ticket Link


Then They Came for Me 100 powerful images from the book Un-American by Chicago-based photography historians Richard Cahan and Michael Williams look at a dark episode in U.S. history when, in the name of national security, the government incarcerated 120,000 citizens and legal residents during World War II without due process or other constitutional protections to which they were entitled.   6:30pm  
Alphawood Gallery, 2401 N. Halsted St.
Website Link


40+ Monthly Peer-Led Support Group and Potluck Peer-led support group that highlights the experiences of Black, LGBTQ women. This support group is open to women who are 40 years old and older and the discussion centers on the experiences of LGBTQ women of color. Fourth Wednesday of the month. Bring a dish to share.   7:00pm - 9:00pm  
Affinity Community Services
2850 S. Wabash Ave. #108
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Intersex Stories: Not Surgeries Three intersex people of color come together, on the eve of Intersex Awareness Day (IAD), to encourage those in attendance to grapple with the ways in which the Medical Industrial Complex (MIC) has consistently forgotten the first tenet of the Hippocratic Oath - "First, Do No Harm." Suggested donation $5.  7:00pm - 8:30pm  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
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Brit Bennett in conversation with Britt Julious: The Mothers Welcome Brit Bennett to Women & Children First to discuss her debut novel, The Mothers, with local writer Britt Julious. Set within a contemporary black community in Southern California, Brit Bennett's mesmerizing first novel is an emotionally perceptive story about community, love, and ambition.  7:30pm  
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St
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They Chicagoland teenager in the process of transitioning, who must make important choices relating to their gender identity. Chicago-based Iranian director Ghazvinizadeh  8:00pm  
AMC Theatres - River East 21, Chicago  Ticket Link


Queerly Beloved Huggable Riot presents an LGBTQ revue. Written by a spectrum-spanning all-queer-identifying cast of first-time Rioters, Queerly Beloved explores the notion of identity and what it means to be LGBTQ in today's world. Every Wednesday at 8 pm  8:00pm    773.697.9693
Annoyance Theatre
851 W Belmont  Ticket Link


NY Night Train Haunted Hop Halloween dance party tour With Kid Congo and the Pink Monkey Birds, DJ Jonathan Toubin, projectionist Spencer Bewley, NYNT Mummy Dancers, costume contest, and more!  9:00pm    773-227-4433
The Hideout
1354 W Wabansia Ave
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Thursday, Oct 26
Protest Banner Lending Library workshop Communal sewing space to support each other's voices, an opportunity to gain banner-making skills and a place to borrow handmade banners to use in protests. During workshop hours, the public is invited to check out and return banners.  2:00pm - 5:00pm  
Alphawood Gallery, 2401 N. Halsted St.


Thrive: Weekly group for HIV-positive YMSM Open process group facilitated by a licensed counselor open to all HIV-positive young men who have sex with men, 18-29. A safe space to process one's HIV status, emotional and mental health, relationships, identity, and personal growth. Also fun activities and cultural outings once a quarter. `  6:00pm  
Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN)
5537 N Broadway St
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Senior Yoga Classes - Restoring Bodies and Minds with Kieth McElroy Yoga for those aged 40+. Suitable to all experience levels. Free. For more information, RSVP to Todd Williams, 773-472-6469 x426 or toddwilliams@centeronhalsted.org.  6:30pm  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
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Les Miserables Barricade-busting play not based upon the original turntable-dominated production, but rather directors Laurence Connor and James Powell's version featuring projections of Hugo's own Parisian sketches and paintings. Through Oct. 29. $57 - $272 for VIP packages; call 800-775-2000 or visit BroadwayInChicago.com .   7:30pm    800-775-2000
Cadillac Palace Theatre
151 W Randolph  Ticket Link


Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood A world premiere adaptation of Atwood's acclaimed novel, a look at one of Canada's most notorious murderers. In 1843, 16-year-old Grace Marks was accused of brutally murdering her employer and his housekeeper. Alias Grace is a fascinating study of memory, culpability, and the shadowy spaces within the human mind. Extended through Nov. 4  8:00pm  
Rivendell Theatre
5779 North Ridge  Ticket Link




Friday, Oct 27
Weekly Tai Chi Classes Classes are small, and the cost per student depends on the number of students who enroll. Contact Francesca (312-823- 9045) or Lynn (wcflynn@gmail.com) with questions or to sign up.  8:30am - 9:30am  
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St
Website Link


Punk In a maximum-security prison a group of inmates who are protected and housed in a special unit for gay, bisexual and transgender inmates. Tensions rise when Travis, a young man sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a gay man, requests to transfer into the unit. Fear and suspicion hover over the inmates who call this unit home. Through Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. $20.   7:30pm  
The Den Theatre Upstairs Main Stage, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago  Ticket Link


Meet Juan( ito ) Doe Powerful and sometimes surreal portrait of working-class and immigrant life on the Southside of Chicago. Part of the Chicago International Latino Theater Festival. Mondays and Fridays at 7:30pm through Nov. 10. Pay-What-You-Can at door. Due to small space, advance tickets recommended, starting $5.  7:30pm  
Storyfront, 4346 S. Ashland Ave.  Ticket Link


Les Miserables with Equality Illinois Proceeds from the sale of these tickets benefit Equality Illinois' LGBTQ civil rights work  7:30pm  
Cadillac Palace Theatre
151 W Randolph  Ticket Link


Skokie Theatre Gives Back: No One is an Island, Puerto Rico Hurricane Fundraiser Reflection, song, and commitment with singers performing songs in response to the extreme suffering of our fellow American citizens in Puerto Rico. Raffle for theater tickets donated by numerous acclaimed Chicago theaters. Minimum donation of $50.  8:00pm  
Skokie Theatre
7924 Lincoln Ave Skokie, IL 60077  Ticket Link


Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood A world premiere adaptation of Atwood's acclaimed novel, a look at one of Canada's most notorious murderers. In 1843, 16-year-old Grace Marks was accused of brutally murdering her employer and his housekeeper. Alias Grace is a fascinating study of memory, culpability, and the shadowy spaces within the human mind. Extended through Nov. 4  8:00pm  
Rivendell Theatre
5779 North Ridge  Ticket Link




Saturday, Oct 28
Chicago Humanities Festival, Fallfest/17: Belief Runs through Sunday, Nov. 12. Tony Kushner on Nov. 11. Also includes Rolling Stone writer Matt Taibbi, Aspen Institute President and CEO Walter Isaacson, French philosopher and social critic Bernard-Henri Levy, filmmaker Joe Swanberg, Obama Presidential Center architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien, and Publican chef Paul Kahan.  2:00pm    312-605-8444
Various locations  Ticket Link


Zombie Bathhouse: A Rock Musical The story of Michael, a DJ, and his friends, who venture into the local bathhouse after Pride Day celebrations, where Michael is guest-DJing. Disaster ensues when a zombie outbreak threatens to turn all the bathhouse patrons into flesh-eating ghouls. Multiple dates through Sunday Oct. 29. $20  7:00pm - 9:00pm  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
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Splatter Theater 30th annual slasher spoof full of outrageous thrills and chills, a parody of Friday the 13th type movies. $20, $15 for students  8:00pm  
Annoyance Theatre
851 W Belmont  Ticket Link




Sunday, Oct 29
Alcoholics Anonymous Open to those with a desire to stop drinking.  9:30am  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
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Weekly Qigong Classes Classes are small, and the cost per student depends on the number of students who enroll. Contact Francesca (312-823- 9045) or Lynn (wcflynn@gmail.com) with questions or to sign up.   9:30am - 10:30am  
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St
Website Link


Opening of Take A Stand Center at the Illinois Holocaust Museum Unveiling of a new immersive permanent exhibition with a forward-looking emphasis on multiple areas of social justice.  10:00am - 5:00pm  
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
9603 Woods Dr. Skokie, IL 60077
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Andersonville Dessert Crawl Two curated dessert routes will highlight sweet treats throughout the district. Hosted by the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce. Check in starts 1pm.   2:00pm - 9:00pm  
Check in at Swedish American Museum  Ticket Link


That's So Gay! The Stereotype Cabaret Sixteen multi-talented members of Windy City Gay Chorus and Windy City Treble Quire will offer a kaleidoscope of songs to illuminate our most glaring stereotypes with wit and compassion. Humor dominates but there'll also be quiet, heart-tugging songs. Premium Reserved Seats $35. Standard Reserved and Standing Room Only Seats $25.00.   5:30pm  
Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway St., Chicago  Ticket Link


La Boom, "the Party" Disco, the late-night, 70s-inspired dance club, announces a new monthly event series with queer influencers and individuals who are shaking their industries. In partnership with Disco Chicago, Chrome City PR and the Center on Halsted. All Donations to Center On Halsted. RSVP to Walterofchicago@gmail.com   6:00pm - 11:00pm  
111 W Hubbard St. Chicago, IL
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Chicago Prime Timers host Prime Timers Worldwide Convention 30-year anniversary event through Nov. 2. Workshops (such as "Event Planning Strategies" and "Gay Men and Prostate Cancer") as well as dinner cruise, a Halloween masquerade ball and more. Linda Ketner-the president of KSI Leadership, co-founder of the Alliance for Full Acceptance and Management Development, and a former U.S. Congress candidate-will be the keynote speaker on Monday, Oct. 30. People need not be members of the Prime Timers to attend. Register online. The Prime Timers are older gay or bisexual men and younger men who admire mature men.  7:00pm  
Double Tree Hotel by Hilton Chicago, 300 E. Ohio St.  Ticket Link


House of Infiniti 15th Annual SOS Ball Longest annual House Ball in Ballroom history. Since hosting our first Addams Family Ball in 2003 the Ball has always prioritized confidential HIV testing as a means to decrease health disparities.   9:00pm - 1:00am  
The Quarry Event Center, 2423 E 75th St, Chicago  Ticket Link


The RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE: WERQ THE WORLD TOUR Michelle Visage will host. Featuring live performances by Alyssa Edwards, Detox, Kim Chi, Latrice Royale, Shangela, Violet Chachki and Season 9 Stars Peppermint and Valentina. Music by DJ Lady Bunny.   9:00pm  
Metro Chicago
3730 N Clark  Ticket Link




Monday, Oct 30
Personal Pac Annual Awards Luncheon Keynote Speaker Joy-Ann Reid, MSNBC host of AM Joy and frequent Meet the Press commentator. For tickets or more information: info@personalpac.org. General reception 11:00 am. VIP reception with honorees 1:30 pm. RSVP by Oct. 20.   12:00pm  
Chicago Hilton and Towers
720 S Michigan Ave
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TransSafe: Weekly Transgender Care Services TransSafe is a once weekly service for transgender and gender non-conforming (GNC) individuals age 18 and up, providing a safe and trans affirming space to access referral and linkage to housing, medical, legal, employment, and HIV services.  2:00pm - 5:30pm    773-248-5200 x 412
Heartland Health Outreach Clinic, 4750 N. Sheridan Rd, 5th floor, Chicago
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Hex-A-Long Hocus Pocus, Hosted by Dick O'Day This Halloween, the Sanderson Sisters are casting their spell over the Music Box! Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy and Sarah Jessica Parker star as three 17th-century Salem witches who rise from the dead.  7:00pm - 9:00pm  
Music Box Theatre
3733 N Southport
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Hillary Clinton Promoting her most recent book, What Happened. Individual tickets $229  7:30pm  
Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University
50 E Congress Pkwy
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Tuesday, Oct 31
Splatter Theater 30th annual slasher spoof full of outrageous thrills and chills, a parody of Friday the 13th type movies. $20, $15 for students  8:00pm  
Annoyance Theatre
851 W Belmont  Ticket Link




Wednesday, Nov 1
Patricia Ann McNair with David Trinidad: And These Are the Good Times A Read Local event. Dancing to the jukebox in dark taverns; saying goodbye to her father on the last morning of his life; having sex in the backseat of a car at a drive-in movie; drinking scotch in a nightclub in Havana, Cuba, and coffee in Paris; making up stories on the run; flirting with boys on summer nights on a Chicago beach; finding the perfect sentence; gathering the entirety of her recently deceased brother's things in two plastic garbage bags--these are just a few of the moments that Patricia Ann McNair shares in her new collection of essays.  7:30pm  
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St
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David Sedaris Author of the collections of personal essays Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, When You Are Engulfed in Flames, Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modern Bestiary and Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls.  8:00pm  
Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University
50 E Congress Pkwy
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Queerly Beloved Huggable Riot presents an LGBTQ revue. Written by a spectrum-spanning all-queer-identifying cast of first-time Rioters, Queerly Beloved explores the notion of identity and what it means to be LGBTQ in today's world. Every Wednesday at 8 pm  8:00pm    773.697.9693
Annoyance Theatre
851 W Belmont  Ticket Link




Thursday, Nov 2
Protest Banner Lending Library workshop Communal sewing space to support each other's voices, an opportunity to gain banner-making skills and a place to borrow handmade banners to use in protests. During workshop hours, the public is invited to check out and return banners.  2:00pm - 5:00pm  
Alphawood Gallery, 2401 N. Halsted St.


She100 Quarterly meeting/social An LGBTQ women's community whose work, presence and advocacy seeks to strengthen and support the greater LGBTQ community in Chicago  5:30pm  
TBD
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Thrive: Weekly group for HIV-positive YMSM Open process group facilitated by a licensed counselor open to all HIV-positive young men who have sex with men, 18-29. A safe space to process one's HIV status, emotional and mental health, relationships, identity, and personal growth. Also fun activities and cultural outings once a quarter. `  6:00pm  
Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN)
5537 N Broadway St
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Senior Yoga Classes - Restoring Bodies and Minds with Kieth McElroy Yoga for those aged 40+. Suitable to all experience levels. Free. For more information, RSVP to Todd Williams, 773-472-6469 x426 or toddwilliams@centeronhalsted.org.  6:30pm  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
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Isabel Allende in conversation with Luis Alberto Urrea Women & Children First hosts the Chicago stop on Isabel Allende's upcoming US tour for her forthcoming novel, In the Midst of Winter. All tickets will include a copy of the book, which attendees will pick up at the door of the venue.  7:00pm  
Senn High School Auditorium, 5900 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago, IL  Ticket Link


Bobby Pin Girls Nothing Without a Company presents the story of roommates forced to do some rapid bonding over the course of a wild night. Through Dec 3.  8:00pm  
Chicago Mosaic School, 1101 W. Granville Ave., Chicago  Ticket Link




Friday, Nov 3
Weekly Tai Chi Classes Classes are small, and the cost per student depends on the number of students who enroll. Contact Francesca (312-823- 9045) or Lynn (wcflynn@gmail.com) with questions or to sign up.  8:45am - 9:45am  
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St
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Fun Home Hailed as one of Broadway's most original musicals and winner of five Tony Awards, Fun Home is inspired by Alison Bechdel's best-selling graphic memoir. Through Nov. 14. $15-$54  7:30pm  
Victory Gardens Theater
2433 N Lincoln Ave  Ticket Link


Meet Juan( ito ) Doe Powerful and sometimes surreal portrait of working-class and immigrant life on the Southside of Chicago. Part of the Chicago International Latino Theater Festival. Mondays and Fridays at 7:30pm through Nov. 10. Pay-What-You-Can at door. Due to small space, advance tickets recommended, starting $5.  7:30pm  
Storyfront, 4346 S. Ashland Ave.  Ticket Link


Book Launch Party: Skating on the Vertical by Jan English Leary A Read Local event. Jan English Leary's writing deftly offers insight into the disappointments and beauty of human love. In her new collection of sixteen stories, Leary writes about individuals who face the challenges of infertility and parenting, estrangement and intimacy, illness and recovery, loss and redemption. At the end of the stories, the characters emerge, sometimes broken, sometimes stronger, always changed.  7:30pm  
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St
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Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood A world premiere adaptation of Atwood's acclaimed novel, a look at one of Canada's most notorious murderers. In 1843, 16-year-old Grace Marks was accused of brutally murdering her employer and his housekeeper. Alias Grace is a fascinating study of memory, culpability, and the shadowy spaces within the human mind. Extended through Nov. 4  8:00pm  
Rivendell Theatre
5779 North Ridge  Ticket Link


Halloween Party & Costume Contest Dance Club DJ Bill Abraham. Book hotel ahead, and spend the night for $79 includes breakfast. Party $15 at the door. 21+  8:30pm - 1:30am  
O'hare Comfort Suites, 4200 N River Rd., Schiller Park, IL  Ticket Link




Saturday, Nov 4
Pink Hat Run and Walk The 5K/1 mile pledge drive run, walk or roll will benefit organizations that provide services, advocacy and support to women and girls, including Access Living, Chicago Foundation for Women, Chicago Women Take Action, Fierce Over 40, Mujeres Latinas en Accion, Chicago National Organization for Women, Personal PAC, Planned Parenthood Illinois Action, A Sister's Hope, Women's March on Chicago and YWCA Metropolitan Chicago. Kids welcome. Register online.  9:00am  
S. Prairie Avenue and 18th Street adjacent to the Women’s Park & Gardens in Chicago’s South Loop neighborhood
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Then They Came for Me 100 powerful images from the book Un-American by Chicago-based photography historians Richard Cahan and Michael Williams look at a dark episode in U.S. history when, in the name of national security, the government incarcerated 120,000 citizens and legal residents during World War II without due process or other constitutional protections to which they were entitled.   1:30pm  
Alphawood Gallery, 2401 N. Halsted St.
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Gerber/Hart Library and Archives Gala Dancing, library tours, silent auction, light refreshments-wine, beer, soda. Parking lot adjacent to building. All proceeds go to support the mission of Gerber/Hart Library and Archives.  7:00pm - 11:00pm  
Gerber Hart Library and Archives
6500 N Clark St
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Punk In a maximum-security prison a group of inmates who are protected and housed in a special unit for gay, bisexual and transgender inmates. Tensions rise when Travis, a young man sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a gay man, requests to transfer into the unit. Fear and suspicion hover over the inmates who call this unit home. Through Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. $20.   7:30pm  
The Den Theatre Upstairs Main Stage, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago  Ticket Link


Fun Home Hailed as one of Broadway's most original musicals and winner of five Tony Awards, Fun Home is inspired by Alison Bechdel's best-selling graphic memoir. Through Nov. 14. $15-$54  7:30pm  
Victory Gardens Theater
2433 N Lincoln Ave  Ticket Link


Poetry Reading: Danez Smith & Eve Ewing Smith and Ewing will be reading from their recently released collections--Don't Call Us Dead (Smith) and Electric Arches (Ewing).  7:30pm  
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St
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Sunday, Nov 5
Weekly Qigong Classes Classes are small, and the cost per student depends on the number of students who enroll. Contact Francesca (312-823- 9045) or Lynn (wcflynn@gmail.com) with questions or to sign up.  9:30am - 10:30am  
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St
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Chili Cook Off to Benefit Broadway Youth Center Trident International Windy City Leather Club 6th year hosting a Chili Cook Off. Chefs represent the LGBTQA Leather, Kink, Fetish Community vying for bragging rights of the best chili. $5 gets you a tasting card to be the judge in this chili cook event. 21+ Proceeds to benefit Broadway Youth Center   5:00pm - 7:00pm  
Jackhammer
6406 N Clark St
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Monday, Nov 6
Culturally Responsive Campus Community Conference: Bridging Divides, Becoming Allies Panels, presentations, interactive workshops on ageism, LGBTQ issues, race, the wage gap. Free lunch buffet each day. Keynote speakers award-winning author Carole Boston Weatherford and popular video blogger Franchesca Ramsey. Runs through Nov. 7. Register by Oct. 27.   Time:TBA  
Bone Student Center, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois
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Steppenwolf Theatre Co. memorial for Mariann Mayberry Public memorial celebrating ensemble member of 24 years . RSVP to MariannMayberryMemorial@steppenwolf.org or by phone. After, all are welcome to gather in Front Bar.  1:00pm    312-654-5657
Steppenwolf's Upstairs Theatre, 1650 N Halsted St.
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TransSafe: Weekly Transgender Care Services TransSafe is a once weekly service for transgender and gender non-conforming (GNC) individuals age 18 and up, providing a safe and trans affirming space where trans and GNC individuals can access referral and linkage to housing, medical, legal, employment, and HIV services.  2:00pm - 5:30pm    773-248-5200 x 412
Heartland Health Outreach Clinic, 4750 N. Sheridan Rd, 5th floor, Chicago
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49h Annual Equity Jeff Awards Ceremony Ceremony honoring excellence in professional theatre produced within the immediate Chicago area. $77.50. 6 p.m. appetizer, reception.   7:30pm  
Drury Lane Oakbrook
100 Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
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Tuesday, Nov 7
Feminist Craft Circle Make decorations for Women & Children First for the December holidays. Yarnbombing with a holiday theme, inside the store and out.  7:00pm  
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St
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Wednesday, Nov 8
2017 Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Free event open to the public. RSVP to rsvp@glhalloffame.org   5:30pm - 8:00pm  
Chicago History Museum
1601 N Clark
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Book Launch Party: H. Melt with beyza ozer, Sung Yim, and Vita E. A Read Local event. The book Subject to Change contains poems and interviews that illustrate the power of trans poets speaking to one another. H. Melt will be joined by local trans writers including beyza ozer, Sung Yim and Vita E.  7:30pm  
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St
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Thursday, Nov 9
Protest Banner Lending Library workshop Communal sewing space to support each other's voices, an opportunity to gain banner-making skills and a place to borrow handmade banners to use in protests. During workshop hours, the public is invited to check out and return banners.  2:00pm - 5:00pm  
Alphawood Gallery, 2401 N. Halsted St.


Thrive: Weekly group for HIV-positive YMSM Open process group facilitated by a licensed counselor open to all HIV-positive young men who have sex with men, 18-29. A safe space to process one's HIV status, emotional and mental health, relationships, identity, and personal growth. Also fun activities and cultural outings once a quarter. `  6:00pm  
Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN)
5537 N Broadway St
Website Link


Senior Yoga Classes - Restoring Bodies and Minds with Kieth McElroy Yoga for those aged 40+. Suitable to all experience levels. Free. For more information, RSVP to Todd Williams, 773-472-6469 x426 or toddwilliams@centeronhalsted.org.  6:30pm  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
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A-Squared Asian American Performing Arts Festival Contemporary dance, music, performance art, sound art and theater by U.S. artists descended from the Asian diaspora. Runs through November 12. $40.   7:00pm  
Links Hall
3111 N. Western Ave
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Friday, Nov 10
Weekly Tai Chi Classes Classes are small, and the cost per student depends on the number of students who enroll. Contact Francesca (312-823- 9045) or Lynn (wcflynn@gmail.com) with questions or to sign up.  8:45am - 9:45am  
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St
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the kates Chicago comedian and kates cast member Amy Sumpter hosts the all female comedy showcase. Second Friday of every month. $10.  7:00pm  
The Book Cellar, 4736-38 N Lincoln Ave., Chicago
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Significant Other regular run begins Single gay man in New York City, nearing his 30s and expected to cheer on friends on their perfect wedding days. About Face Theatre and Theater Wit present this midwest premiere. Through Dec. 10  7:30pm    773-975-8150
Theater Wit
1229 W Belmont Ave.  Ticket Link


Delusions, a Drag Musical Benefit for the Chicago Roundup. Tickets $25, VIP $35. Chicago Roundup, Inc. is a volunteer-based organization for the celebration of 12-step recovery from alcohol and drug addiction within the LGBT community.  7:30pm  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
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Queer Clout: Chicago and the Rise of Gay Politics Author reading of this book by Timothy Stewart Winter.  7:30pm  
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St
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Mary Lambert Everybody is a Babe tour Grammy-nominated queer-pop singer-songwriter. Doors 8:30pm  9:00pm  
The Beat Kitchen
2100 W Belmont  Ticket Link




Saturday, Nov 11
Tony Kushner at the Chicago Humanities Festival, Fallfest/17: Belief Discussion with two thought leaders about American ideals and the people who fight for them. Jeremy McCarter, author of Young Radicals: In the War for American Ideals and co-author with Lin-Manuel Miranda of Hamilton: The Revolution, in conversation about the challenge and the necessity of depicting American dreamers. Tony Kushner, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Angels in America, the Academy Award-nominated screenplay of Lincoln, and the forthcoming The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures. Members: $20. Public: $25. Students and Teachers: $12. Fest runs through Sunday, Nov. 12  11:00am - 12:00pm  
Art Institute of Chicago, Rubloff Auditorium, 230 S. Columbus Dr.  Ticket Link


Delusions, a Drag Musical Benefit for the Chicago Roundup. Matinee 2:00. Tickets $25, VIP $35. Chicago Roundup, Inc. is a volunteer-based organization for the celebration of 12-step recovery from alcohol and drug addiction within the LGBT community.  7:30pm  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
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Sunday, Nov 12
Weekly Qigong Classes Classes are small, and the cost per student depends on the number of students who enroll. Contact Francesca (312-823- 9045) or Lynn (wcflynn@gmail.com) with questions or to sign up.  9:30am - 10:30am  
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St
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The Auditorium Theatre's 2017 Annual Gala The gala includes tickets to the Golden Celebration of Dance performance. $41 online or at the Auditorium Theatre box office.   1:00pm    312-341-2300
Standard Club, 320 S. Plymouth Ct.  Ticket Link


Auditorium Theatre Grand Reopening 50th Anniversary, Golden Celebration of Dance With dancers from some of the world's premier dance companies including Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, American Ballet Theatre, Dutch National Ballet, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, The Joffrey Ballet, Mariinsky Ballet, MOMIX, New York City Ballet, Parsons Dance, The Suzanne Farrell Ballet, The Washington Ballet plus winners of major international dance competitions, including the Youth America Grand Prix.  7:30pm    312-341-2300
Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University
50 E Congress Pkwy
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Monday, Nov 13
TransSafe: Weekly Transgender Care Services TransSafe is a once weekly service for transgender and gender non-conforming (GNC) individuals age 18 and up, providing a safe and trans affirming space where trans and GNC individuals can access referral and linkage to housing, medical, legal, employment, and HIV services.  2:00pm - 5:30pm    773-248-5200 x 412
Heartland Health Outreach Clinic, 4750 N. Sheridan Rd, 5th floor, Chicago
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Tuesday, Nov 14
Vives Q Reimagining Queer Revolution. LGBTQA, undocuqueer, HIV+/-, gender non-conforming/conforming. Art, music, spoken word, special guests, resources, dance, intergenerational dialogue, food, social. RSVP online.  6:00pm - 9:00pm  
National Museum of Mexican Art
1852 W. 19th St.
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Pride Films and Plays monthly festival of LGBTQ independent films See listing online of films to be screened on this date. $10.  7:30pm    800-737-0984
The Broadway, Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway, Chicago
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Wednesday, Nov 15
Author Conversation: Laura Shapiro in conversation with Sara Paretsky What She Ate: Six Remarkable Women and the Food That Tells Their Stories  7:30pm  
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St
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Thursday, Nov 16
The​ ​Chicago​ ​Art​ ​Book​ ​Fair​ Featuring over 150 independent publishers, the fair asserts Chicago's role as a global center for print and publishing. Programs affiliated with the fair throughout the city, Through November 19th, 2017   10:00am  
Athletic Association hotel, 12 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago  Ticket Link


Protest Banner Lending Library workshop Communal sewing space to support each other's voices, an opportunity to gain banner-making skills and a place to borrow handmade banners to use in protests. During workshop hours, the public is invited to check out and return banners.  2:00pm - 5:00pm  
Alphawood Gallery, 2401 N. Halsted St.


Thrive: Weekly group for HIV-positive YMSM Open process group facilitated by a licensed counselor open to all HIV-positive young men who have sex with men, 18-29. A safe space to process one's HIV status, emotional and mental health, relationships, identity, and personal growth. Also fun activities and cultural outings once a quarter. `  6:00pm  
Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN)
5537 N Broadway St
Website Link


National African American Arts Exhibition Opening Night Gala Reception will feature a "Salute to African Americans in Medicine," art exhibit, tribute to Danny Davis, Ilyasah Shabazz daughter of Malcolm X, live entertainment. Show continues through Nov. 19.  6:00pm  
Malcolm X College,1900 W. Jackson Blvd. Chicago  Ticket Link


Senior Yoga Classes - Restoring Bodies and Minds with Kieth McElroy Yoga for those aged 40+. Suitable to all experience levels. Free. For more information, RSVP to Todd Williams, 773-472-6469 x426 or toddwilliams@centeronhalsted.org.  6:30pm  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
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W.O.M.B. Open Mic Everyone is welcome. Third Thursday of the month. Hosted by Lucy and e. nina jay. Please come early if you want to perform.  7:00pm - 10:00pm  
Affinity Community Services
2850 S. Wabash Ave. #108
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Chicago Fringe Opera presents As One Transgender woman's joyful coming-of-age story. Chamber opera written for baritone, mezzo-soprano and string quartet. Runs through 11/19.  7:00pm  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
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Book Launch Party: Penelope March is Melting by Jeff Ruby Meet Chicago magazine's chief dining critic and former Andersonville resident on the release of his first children's novel  7:30pm  
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St
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Friday, Nov 17
Weekly Tai Chi Classes Classes are small, and the cost per student depends on the number of students who enroll. Contact Francesca (312-823- 9045) or Lynn (wcflynn@gmail.com) with questions or to sign up.  8:45am - 9:45am  
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St
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Spectrum Monthly Peer-Led Support Group For those who identify as masculine of center on the gender spectrum. Centers the experiences of LGBTQ masculine people of color and discusses issues related to this community. Meets the third Friday of the month. Questions to Gee at spectrum@affinity95.org or Imani at imani@affinity95.org   7:00pm - 9:00pm  
Affinity Community Services
2850 S. Wabash Ave. #108
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