Image 01 Image 02 Image 03 Image 04 Image 05
WINDYCITYMEDIAGROUP
Headlines Categories Calendar More

Thursday, Oct 24
Gus Kenworthy Halloween Rocks at Roscoe's Openly gay Olympic freestyle skier and actor (American Horror Story) Gus Kenworthy is teaming with Coors Light to throw an '80s rock-themed Halloween party. Ten drag queens perform '80s numbers. First 50 people get a meet-and-greet with Kenworthy.  10:00pm  
Roscoe's Tavern
3356 N Halsted St
Ticket Link




Friday, Oct 25
'Activists and Icons' Photographs of Steve Schapiro 46 large-format photographs tell the story of seminal moments in history from the March on Washington (1963) to Robert Kennedy's presidential campaign (1968). Closes Oct. 27  11:00am - 5:00pm  
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
9603 Woods Dr. Skokie, IL 60077
Website Link




Saturday, Oct 26
Frontwalkers Club for LGBTQ community and friends running and walking together along Chicago's great open lakefront. Also monthly socials, seasonal off-site fun runs/walks. The presenter the annual Pride weekend race, Proud to Run.  9:00am  
Totem Pole, Addison and Lake Shore Drive
Website Link


'Activists and Icons' Photographs of Steve Schapiro 46 large-format photographs tell the story of seminal moments in history from the March on Washington (1963) to Robert Kennedy's presidential campaign (1968). Closes Oct. 27  11:00am - 5:00pm  
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
9603 Woods Dr. Skokie, IL 60077
Website Link


Lighthouse Church Halloween Costume & Masquerade Game Night Join Lighthouse Foundation for our first costume & masquerade game night extravaganza.  7:30pm - 11:30pm  
Hyde Park Union Church Parlor, 5600 S. Woodlawn Ave.
Website Link




Sunday, Oct 27
Sundae LGBTQ darty (daytime party) by Prysm Nightclub, Circuit Mom Presents and Organized Grime  2:00pm - 10:00pm  
Prysm Nightclub, 1543 N. Kingsbury St.
Ticket Link


Dia de los Muertos Xicago Celebrate Dia de los Muertos and transform the park surrounding the Museum into a beautiful space for remembering our departed loved ones. Ofrendas (altars), live musical performances, face painting, art activities, Solorio Marching Band. Free. Find Day of the Dead Xicago on Facebook  3:00pm - 8:00pm  
National Museum of Mexican Art
1852 W. 19th St.


ShowStopper Sunday Drag Dining A night of mega hits hosted by Mimi Marks  10:00pm    312-815-2662
Lips, 2229 S Michigan Ave
Website Link


Madonna Madonna Intimate concert experiences. Through Oct. 28   10:30pm  
The Chicago Theatre (Chicago)
175 N State St
Ticket Link




Tuesday, Oct 29
Frontwalkers Club for LGBTQ community and friends running and walking together along Chicago's great open lakefront. Also monthly socials, seasonal off-site fun runs/walks. The presenter the annual Pride weekend race, Proud to Run.   6:30pm  
Totem Pole, Addison and Lake Shore Drive
Website Link


FLIP Fest Pride Films and Plays has announced its first FL!P Fest-four nights of staged readings of full-length comedic lesbian plays. $10. Through Nov. 13  7:30pm    866-811-4111 or 773-857-0222
The Broadway, Pride Arts Center, Broadway Theatre at 4139 N. Broadway
Website Link




Wednesday, Oct 30
Artemis Singers free workshop Collecting stories from women in the lesbian feminist community about life in the community over the past 40 years. Artemis Singers wil select some of these stories and present them as part of the group's spring 2020 concert.  5:00pm - 7:00pm  
Harold Washington Public Library
400 S State
Website Link


Her HRC: Art+Craft Join the Human Rights Campaign for a showcase of LGBTQIA artists and mixer featuring live acoustic music, craft beer and art on display. VIP 5-6:30pm first look at art, private tour of Motor Row Brewery, and free sample pours of Motor Row brews. All welcome.   6:30pm - 10:30pm  
Motor Row Brewing, 2337 S Michigan Ave.
Website Link
Ticket Link




Thursday, Oct 31
Fiesta! Day of the Dead Modern-day spin on a traditional Latin American holiday to celebrate the lives of those who have fallen due to HIV-related illnesses,addressing socioeconomic health disparities amongst Latinxs by providing an opportunity to build community and afford access to sexual health and social services. Plus, there will be free food, raffle prizes, and live performances by local Latinx artists and musicians  6:00pm - 11:00pm  
National Museum of Mexican Art
1852 W. 19th St.
Website Link


23rd Annual Haunted Halsted Halloween Parade egendary parade kicks off from Halsted and Belmont and travels north to Brompton. The costume contest crowns a $500 cash winner in each of six categories: Scary, Drag, Creative, Youth, Cosplay, and Group (<10), and a Large Group (10+) category with a $1,000 prize. A total of $4,000 in cash prizes. FREE to spectate or participate. Floats Welcome!. Register online  7:30pm  
Halsted and Belmont, north to Brompton
Ticket Link




Saturday, Nov 2
Frontwalkers Club for LGBTQ community and friends running and walking together along Chicago's great open lakefront. Also monthly socials, seasonal off-site fun runs/walks. The presenter the annual Pride weekend race, Proud to Run.  9:00am  
Totem Pole, Addison and Lake Shore Drive
Website Link


CARE Strategy Session First Saturday of every month  11:00am - 1:00pm  
Lighthouse Church of Chicago, 2335 N. Orchard St.
Website Link


Macy's 112th Chicago Tree Lighting The Great Tree measures 45-feet tall and hangs from the ceiling of the beloved Walnut Room at Macy's on State Street in downtown Chicago. 52nd Annual Holiday Windows at Macy's State Street will inspire Chicagoans to Believe in the Wonder  12:00pm  
Macy’s State Street – Walnut Room, 7th Floor, 111 N. State St.
Website Link


UNICEF Time Capsule, Standing on Stardust Inspired by the glamour of Studio 54. Costume contest, with wild and sequin fashion. $100  8:00pm - 11:00pm  
Electric Hotel, 222 W Ontario St
Website Link
Ticket Link


Chicago League of Lady Arm Wrestlers 34th match CLLAW XXXIV: Good vs. Evil features women arm wrestlers, live musical entertainment from indie rock band Roxy Swain and a cash bar. 21+. $25. Doors 9 p.m.  9:30pm  
Logan Square Auditorium
2539 N Kedzie Blvd
Ticket Link




Sunday, Nov 3
ShowStopper Sunday Drag Dining A night of mega hits hosted by Mimi Marks  10:00pm    312-815-2662
Lips, 2229 S Michigan Ave
Website Link




Monday, Nov 4
Simply Sensational 2019 salutesRobert Ollis A benefit concert for Pride Films and Plays saluting Music General Reserved Seats $50, VIP Reserved (including a pre-show reception) $75.  7:30pm    773-857-0222
The Broadway, Pride Arts Center, Broadway Theatre at 4139 N. Broadway
Ticket Link




Tuesday, Nov 5
Outspoken LGBTQ storytelling series. Each first Tuesday. Find Outspoken in Facebook   6:00pm - 9:30pm  
Sidetrack
3349 N Halsted St


Frontwalkers Club for LGBTQ community and friends running and walking together along Chicago's great open lakefront. Also monthly socials, seasonal off-site fun runs/walks. The presenter the annual Pride weekend race, Proud to Run.   6:30pm  
Totem Pole, Addison and Lake Shore Drive
Website Link


FLIP Fest Pride Films and Plays has announced its first FL!P Fest-four nights of staged readings of full-length comedic lesbian plays. $10. Through Nov. 13  7:30pm    866-811-4111 or 773-857-0222
The Broadway, Pride Arts Center, Broadway Theatre at 4139 N. Broadway
Website Link




Thursday, Nov 7
American Veterans for Equal Rights GLBTQ Veterans Day Dinner Monthly Meeting Chicago Chapter of American Veterans for Equal Rights, the national organization of LGBT veterans formerly known as Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Veterans of America (GLBVA).   7:00pm  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
Website Link


LINDIWE. Ladysmith Black Mambazo Life-affirming love story that marries the traditional South African sounds of Zulu with Chicago's iconic blues. World premiere production. Through Jan. 5, 2020  7:30pm  
Steppenwolf
1650 N Halsted
Website Link




Friday, Nov 8
Chicago LGBTQ Country Dancing Cowboy Roundup every 2nd Friday of the month hosted by Second City Outlaws. Everyone in cowboy hats gets $1 off drinks!   10:00pm - 2:00am  
Touche
6412 N Clark St
Website Link




Saturday, Nov 9
Safe Schools Symposium Building Bridges Across Sectors to Demystify Inclusive Learning. $50 per adult participant over 24 y/o. Youth free with reservation Questions to vince.pagan@phimc.org. Illinois Safe Schools Alliance is a program of Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago. Pride Action Tank is a program of AIDS Foundation of Chicago.  9:30am - 2:30pm  
University of Chicago School of Social Service Admin, 969 E. 60th St.
Website Link


David Mixner: 60 Years of Political Activism In conversation with Steve Kmetko. Tickets on sale soon  Time:TBA  
Pride Arts Center, 4139 N Broadway
Website Link


Making An Impact: Havana Nights Crohn's and Colitis Foundation Presents Annual Chicago Gala with Cuba's cultural cuisine and enjoy an exclusive evening of cocktails, entertainment, dancing, auctions, raffles and a powerful program to combat IBD. $500 individual tickets  6:00pm - 11:00pm  
The Drake Hotel, , 140 E. Walton Pl.
Ticket Link


So You Think You Can Dance: Live! Presented by Live Nation  7:30pm  
Genesee Theatre
Website Link




Sunday, Nov 10
ShowStopper Sunday Drag Dining A night of mega hits hosted by Mimi Marks  10:00pm    312-815-2662
Lips, 2229 S Michigan Ave
Website Link




Monday, Nov 11
Transgender Military Appreciation Day Tatyana Moaton of Howard Brown Health will speak and representatives of the VA medical center will be present. 6:30 socializing.   7:30pm  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
Website Link




Tuesday, Nov 12
FLIP Fest Pride Films and Plays has announced its first FL!P Fest-four nights of staged readings of full-length comedic lesbian plays. $10. Through Nov. 13  7:30pm    866-811-4111 or 773-857-0222
The Broadway, Pride Arts Center, Broadway Theatre at 4139 N. Broadway
Website Link




Wednesday, Nov 13
FLIP Fest Pride Films and Plays has announced its first FL!P Fest-four nights of staged readings of full-length comedic lesbian plays. $10. Through Nov. 13  7:30pm    866-811-4111 or 773-857-0222
The Broadway, Pride Arts Center, Broadway Theatre at 4139 N. Broadway
Website Link




Thursday, Nov 14
LuxeHome Presents CHILL, an International Wine & Culinary Event Food, drink and design in support of three local charities: The Lynn Sage Foundation, Saturday Place and Respiratory Health Association. Registration 5:30  6:00pm - 8:30pm  
The Mart (222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza
Ticket Link




Saturday, Nov 16
Open Gym Volleyball All gender and experience levels welcome. Daily passes $7. Monthly passes $30.   6:00pm - 9:00pm  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted


2019 HRC Chicago Gala & Auction 2019 HRC Chicago Gala & Auction  6:00pm - 12:00am  
Fairmont Chicago
200 N Columbus Dr
Website Link
Ticket Link




Sunday, Nov 17
Story Jam Chicago celebs to the stage for a special charity event to benefit The Young Center for Immigrant Children's Rights. The storytellers are local luminaries from radio, tv, news, and sports: Peter Sagal of NPR's Wait Wait Don't Tell Me; actor/comedian David Pasquesi; LGBTQ advocate and publisher of The Reader Tracy Baim; actor/comedian and Empire star Antoine McKay; and WGN host/comedian/politician Patti Vasquez. Doors 11 a.m.   12:00pm  
City Winery Chicago
1200 W Randolph St
Website Link




Tuesday, Nov 19
Lewis Raven Wallace & Tracy Baim in coversation Wallace is the author of The View from Somewhere: Undoing the Myth of Journalistic Objectivity. Baim is publisher of the Chicago Reader.  7:00pm  
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St
Website Link




Wednesday, Nov 20
Meet and Greet Ryan Podges, candidate for Illinois State Rep. 12th District includes Chicago's Gold Coast, Old Town, Lincoln Park, Lakeview and Uptown neighborhoods. $25. Frind Meet and Greet Ryan Podges on Facebook  5:00pm - 7:00pm  
Uber, 111 N Canal St, Chicago




Thursday, Nov 21
David Sedaris Grammy Award-nominated humorist, writer, comedian, bestselling author, and radio contributor, his laconic wit and delivery have ensured his place as one of America's best observant comedians and keenest students of the human condition.  7:30pm  
Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University
50 E Congress Pkwy
Website Link





next thirty days