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Sunday, Feb 17
CatVideoFest CatVideoFest is a charitable nonprofit dedicated to bringing the joy of cat videos to the masses and raising money for cats in need.   12:00pm  
Music Box Theatre
3733 N Southport
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The G Force When parents are unable to parent, an increasing number of grandparents step in to raise their children's children, becoming today's "G Force." Produced and Edited by Sharon Zurek; Produced and Directed by Pamela Sherrod Anderson, both in person at this showing.   3:00pm  
Chicago Filmmakers
5243 N Clark
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Girls Like Us Laura Freeman, Beckie Menzie & Marianne Murphy Orland combine to celebrate the ground breaking music of Carole King, Carly Simon and Joni Mitchell. $40   3:00pm  
Dominican University, MARTIN RECITAL HALL 7900 W. Division St., River Forest, IL
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I Heart Sunday DjSuper Man II serving up beats for the weekend after Valentine's Day  9:00pm - 2:00am  
Progress Bar
3359 N Halsted
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Monday, Feb 18
LGBT Veteran Business Mixer Hosted by Saving Another Female Veteran, (SAFE). Find LGBT Veteran Business Mixer on Facebook  3:00pm  
Jeffery Pub
7041 S Jeffery Blvd
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Gary Sinise book tour In conversation with fellow Steppenwolf co-founder Jeff Perry about new book by Sinise, Grateful American: A Journey from Self to Service. $45  7:00pm  
Steppenwolf
1650 N Halsted
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Jeff Awards Presents a Panel on Latinx Theater This is a rescheduled panel from Jan. 28. Public invited, attendance free. Email reservation requests to chair@jeffawards.org  7:30pm  
Greenhouse Theater Center
2257 N. Lincoln Ave.




Tuesday, Feb 19
Chicago Love screening Film follows Eisha Love as she rebuilds her life after being incarcerated and tried to find work as an out trans woman with a criminal record. Rception 5:30 p.m., followed by screening and discussion 6-7:30 p.m.  5:30pm - 7:30pm    312-201-9740, ext. 353
Dr. Martin Luther King Center, 4314 S. Cottage Grove Ave.
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CatVideoFest CatVideoFest is a charitable nonprofit dedicated to bringing the joy of cat videos to the masses and raising money for cats in need.   7:00pm  
Music Box Theatre
3733 N Southport
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Homolatte, Queer Words and Music LGBTI community event created to give opportunities for writers and musicians to showcase their talents. Tonight, Michael Burke (spoken word), George Abey (music)   7:30pm  
Big Chicks
5024 N Sheridan Rd
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Wednesday, Feb 20
Mega Connect Kickoff: Multi-Chamber Networking Breakfast Informal networking over a hot buffet breakfast and each participant will present about their company's products and services. Including LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois. RSVP online  7:30am - 9:30am  
DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago North Shore Conference Center, 9599 N. Skokie Blvd. Skokie
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Inclusion on the Rise: Diversity Topics for 2019 Hosted by LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois  5:30pm - 8:00pm  
Catalyst Ranch
656 W Randolph Suite 3W
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Thursday, Feb 21
The WOMB Open Mic Nite Time to read that poem you have been so afraid to read, break that silence you've been wanting to break, reveal that part of yourself...   7:00pm  
Affinity Community Services
2850 S Wabash Ave Ste 108
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THE GOLDEN GIRLS: The Lost Episodes - The Valentine Edition Poor Dorothy can't find a date for the Sadie Hawkins dance at the Miami Senior Center. When Rose sets her up with a man with a colorful past, the evening takes a turn for the bizarre.. Through Sunday, March 10, 2019  8:00pm     (773) 327-5252
Stage 773
1225 W Belmont
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The Total Bent Dynamic new rock show about fathers, sons, social upheaval and the choice between salvation and selling out. Through March 10. $35  8:00pm  
Den Theatre’s Janet Bookspan Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave.
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I Wanna F#!&ing Tear You Apart Gay guy and girl roommate, besties till a new friend brings complications. Through March 23.  8:00pm  
Rivendell Theatre
5779 North Ridge
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Friday, Feb 22
Strategies for Effective Mental Health Support of Transgender Clients Ideal for those who are social workers, counselors, psychologist, nurse, or mental health professionals interested in working with transgender clients. Workshop for culturally competent and affirming care. $75   9:30am - 12:30pm  

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Strategies for Effective Mental Health Support of Transgender Clients Ideal for those who are social workers, counselors, psychologist, nurse, or mental health professionals interested in working with transgender clients. Workshop for culturally competent and affirming care. $75   9:30am - 12:30pm  
Transitional Care of Arlington Heights, 1200 N. Arlington Heights Rd., Arlington Heights
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Saturday, Feb 23
AIDS Survivor Syndrome Support Group A new support group for survivors of the AIDS crisis. Questions to Joe K - a.s.s.s.g.chicago@gmail.com  12:30pm - 2:00pm  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
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Asians & Friends Chinese New Year's Dinner $35 presale, multi-course dinner with Year of the Pig "Slaughterhouse 3" Musical Review. For tickets email Angel at AngelChgo@aol.com.  6:00pm  
Jade Court, 626 S. Racine


SinZation: Male Revue Hot men, hot moves, food and drinks available. $22 $44 21+  8:00pm  
Jackhammer
6406 N Clark St
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Lipstick & Lyrics: Band Together Chicago's largest live-singing drag show returns with songs of protest to celebrate the 50thAnniversary of Stonewall with selections that furthered civil rights toward equality for all. First show 8 p.m.  10:00pm  
The Annoyance Theatre 851 W Belmont Ave, Chicago
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Sunday, Feb 24
A Night with Oscar Viewing party to benefit Center on Halsted in a fun and festive atmosphere. 6 p.m.: Live Red Carpet Arrival & Auction. 7 p.m.: Academy Awards Telecast. 9 p.m.: Silent Auction Ends & Event Drawing. RSVP online  6:00pm  
Park West Chicago
322 W Armitage Ave
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Tuesday, Feb 26
LGBT Chamber of Commerce Celebration of Black LGBT Business Excellence Highlight local Black LGBT business owners. Panelists: Tiffany Hudson, Jacquelyn Boyd, and Craig Bernard-El. Food, refreshments from Black LGBT business owners. Chance to win tickets to The Lottery Ticket at Goodman Theatre. RSVP online  5:30pm - 8:00pm  
The Silver Room, 1506 E. 53rd St., Harper Ct., Chicago
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Wednesday, Feb 27
Chicago Feminist Film Festival Columbia College Chicago hosts ,fourth annual through March 1. Opening night, Chicago premiere of documentary Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blache (first-ever female film director) with narration by Jodie Foster. Director Green present for talkback  6:30pm  
Film Row Cinema of Columbia College Chicago
1104 S Wabash 8th Floor
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Thursday, Feb 28
Imerman Angels 1-on-1 Cancer Support: Blue & White Party Mingle and raise funds for the mission to provide free peer-to-peer support services to cancer fighters, survivors, previvors and caregivers worldwide. VIP available.  7:00pm - 11:00pm    866-463-7626
Rooftop I|O Godfrey, 127 W. Huron St.
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THE GOLDEN GIRLS: The Lost Episodes - The Valentine Edition Poor Dorothy can't find a date for the Sadie Hawkins dance at the Miami Senior Center. When Rose sets her up with a man with a colorful past, the evening takes a turn for the bizarre.. Through Sunday, March 10, 2019  8:00pm     (773) 327-5252
Stage 773
1225 W Belmont
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The Total Bent Dynamic new rock show about fathers, sons, social upheaval and the choice between salvation and selling out. Through March 10. $35  8:00pm  
Den Theatre’s Janet Bookspan Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave.
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Friday, Mar 1
FACES: Out & Proud opening reception Fine art photographs by Chicagoan Chuck Kramer. Twenty two portraits-shot on the go-capture Chicago's LGBTQ community in day-to-day life. Through April 10. Third-floor gallery. Cash bar. $5 suggested donation  6:00pm - 8:00pm  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
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Dear Evan Hansen Best Musical in limited Chicago run. Buy tickets through Personal PAC. $225  7:30pm    312-422-0005
Ford Center Oriental Theatre
24 W Randolph St
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Bible Bingo: Interactive Comedy with Bingo & Trivia Vicki Quade, known for Late Nite Catechism. Prizes. $16. Find Bible Bingo on Facebook  8:00pm  
Royal George Theatre
1641 N Halsted St


Lipstick & Lyrics: Band Together Chicago's largest live-singing drag show returns with songs of protest to celebrate the 50thAnniversary of Stonewall with selections that furthered civil rights toward equality for all. First show 8 p.m.  10:00pm  
The Annoyance Theatre 851 W Belmont Ave, Chicago
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Saturday, Mar 2
AIDS Survivor Syndrome Support Group A new support group for survivors of the AIDS crisis. Questions to Joe K - a.s.s.s.g.chicago@gmail.com  12:30pm - 2:00pm  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
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AIDS Survivor Syndrome Support Group A new support group for survivors of the AIDS crisis. Questions to Joe K - a.s.s.s.g.chicago@gmail.com  12:30pm - 2:00pm  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
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Carnival, a Mardi Gras Masquerade Festive masks, costumes, masquerade fashion show and dance music. No mask? Buy at door. $40 in advance and $50 at the door includes 2 drink tickets. Later tonight Sidetrack becomes Mardi Gras Wonderland. Benefits the Legacy Project.   6:00pm  
Sidetrack
3349 N Halsted St
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SinZation: Male Revue Hot men, hot moves, food and drinks available. $22 $44 21+  8:00pm  
Jackhammer
6406 N Clark St
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Bible Bingo: Interactive Comedy with Bingo & Trivia Vicki Quade, known for Late Nite Catechism. Prizes. $16. Find Bible Bingo on Facebook  8:00pm  
Royal George Theatre
1641 N Halsted St


Lipstick & Lyrics: Band Together Chicago's largest live-singing drag show returns with songs of protest to celebrate the 50thAnniversary of Stonewall with selections that furthered civil rights toward equality for all. First show 8 p.m.  10:00pm  
The Annoyance Theatre 851 W Belmont Ave, Chicago
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Sunday, Mar 3
Artemis Singers celebrates our Sheroes Celebrate our our heroes, our SHEroes cabaret-style. Special guests. Artemis Singers is Chicago's Lesbian Feminist Chorus singing music written or arranged by women since 1980. Discounted tickets for students, seniors, and children.   Time:TBA  
Irish-American Heritage Center
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Tuesday, Mar 5
OUTspoken OUTspoken occurs on the first Tuesday of every month, new storytellers, stories from the perspective of LGBTQ persons Doors 6pm  7:00pm  
Sidetrack, 3349 N Halsted St., Chicago
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Homolatte, Queer Words and Music LGBTI community event created for writers and musicians to showcase their talents. Tonight Beyza Ozer (spoken word), Emilie Modaff (music). Hosted by Scott Free. Free admission.   7:30pm  
Big Chicks
5024 N Sheridan Rd
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Thursday, Mar 7
THE GOLDEN GIRLS: The Lost Episodes - The Valentine Edition Poor Dorothy can't find a date for the Sadie Hawkins dance at the Miami Senior Center. When Rose sets her up with a man with a colorful past, the evening takes a turn for the bizarre.. Through Sunday, March 10, 2019  8:00pm     (773) 327-5252
Stage 773
1225 W Belmont
Website Link




Friday, Mar 8
Chicago Leather Women's Cruise Wear leather, rubber, latex, fetish. All women, butch, femme and non binary welcome.  8:00pm - 10:00pm  
Starts at Touche, 6412 N. Clark
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Saturday, Mar 9
The Rest I Make Up, Dyke Delicious Series When a playwright stops writing due to dementia, a friendship with a young writer reignites her visionary creative spirit.   7:00pm  
Chicago Filmmakers
5243 N Clark
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Take the Stage Gala, Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles Celebrate the contributions of individuals, businesses, and other organizations to the LGBTQ music community in Chicago. Fundraiser for the of mission of fostering acceptance and understanding of the LGBTQ community through the universal language of music. $125.  7:00pm - 10:30pm  
Jay Pritzker Pavilions, 201 E. Randolph St.
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SinZation: Male Revue Hot men, hot moves, food and drinks available. $22 $44 21+  8:00pm  
Jackhammer
6406 N Clark St
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Bible Bingo: Interactive Comedy with Bingo & Trivia Vicki Quade, known for Late Nite Catechism. Prizes. $16. Find Bible Bingo on Facebook  8:00pm  
Royal George Theatre
1641 N Halsted St


I Wanna F#!&ing Tear You Apart Gay guy and girl roommate, besties till a new friend brings complications. Through March 23.  8:00pm  
Rivendell Theatre
5779 North Ridge
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Wednesday, Mar 13
Remember Clarence Darrow and his commitment to justice Two events. Wednesday morning, flower tossing ceremony at the bridge, brief speeches, reading from Darrow's pleading in the Leopold and Loeb case. Bridge is behind the Museum of Science and Industry: Driving south on Lake Shore Dr., pass light at 57th Drive, turn right at the next light, Science Drive. Almost immediately turn left on Columbia Dr. to parking near the bridge. Free. No RSVP needed. Also see Wednesday evening Symposium   10:00am    darrowbridge.org
Just east of Clarence Darrow Bridge in Jackson Park, behind Museum of Science and Industry.
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Remembering Clarence Darrow, The Leopold and Loeb Files An Intimate Look at One of America's Most Infamous Crimes. The 1924 murder of fourteen-year-old Bobby Franks by Nathan Nina Barrett, author. Leopold and Richard Loeb, and their defense by Clarence Darrow, raised profound and disturbing questions about social class, criminal psychology, morality, justice, and mercy. Registration is requested at the link  6:00pm  
Newberry Library
60 W Walton St
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Thursday, Mar 14
Stand-Up Comic Maria Bamford Star of the hit Netflix comedy series Lady Dynamite, stand-up for six performances only Through March 17, 2019. Ages 21+.  8:00pm - 10:00pm    773-697-3830
Heath Mainstage, The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave.
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Saturday, Mar 16
SinZation: Male Revue Hot men, hot moves, food and drinks available. $22 $44 21+  8:00pm  
Jackhammer
6406 N Clark St
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I Wanna F#!&ing Tear You Apart Gay guy and girl roommate, besties till a new friend brings complications. Through March 23.  8:00pm  
Rivendell Theatre
5779 North Ridge
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