Archive for May 2009

There's a party tonight and you're invited

Have you been looking for a way to give back to the community?  Have you been looking for some way to volunteer but didn’t know what to do or how to get started? Stop by TPAN – 5537 N Broadway this evening for a few hours to help assemble packets of condoms, lube and leaflets that the... Read more »

Two must see films this week 'Every Little Step' & 'Outrage'

If you are not familiar with the Music Box Theater, then you definitely need to get yourself down there this week. There are two documentaries that you must see! ‘Every Little Step’ is a documentary film about the recent casting and North American revival of ‘A Chorus Line.’  The show originally ran on Broadway for... Read more »

More than 100 will bike 180 miles in this years 'Ride for AIDS'

Participants in this years Ride for AIDS Chicago will bike 180 miles this weekend. More than 100 bike riders and crew members will take to the roads this weekend as they trek on a 180 mile roundtrip ride from Evanston to Elkhorn, WI.  The riders and crew members have been training and fundraising for months... Read more »
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Looks like No Civil Unions for Illinois until November

It doesn’t look as though SB1716 and HB2234 and going to make it to the floor for this legislative session, which means it’s probably going to get pushed to November. According to State Representative Greg Harris’ Facebook page, the session that just started back up at 9:45PM after a brief recess has already voted on... Read more »

Find out who your Illinois State Representative is

Do you know who your State Representative is?  You really should, because it’s time to pick up your phone and start talking. SB1716  which contains the language from HB2234 that defines a Civil Union as a union between any two people is currently sitting at the State House trying to get passed. I’ve been following... Read more »

Cast of 'Mary Poppins' set to take the stage at Petterinos

The cast of the Broadway sensation ‘Mary Poppins’ is set to join the Open Mic Night at Petterino’s on Monday night, a typically dark night for the theater. Earlier this year Bert sang at Davenports, and from what I heard it was a phenomenal show.  Guest singers from Mary Poppins will join the popular “Monday Night... Read more »
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You can't really pick and choose, can you?

Just wanted to share this hilarious video clip with you. (via JoeMyGod)

Will Illinois get Civil Unions today?

The Illinois State Legislative session officially ends on Sunday and HB2234 which has been attached to SB1716 appears to be stopped in session due to Republicans stalling the bill by requiring the State Mandates Fiscal Note be filed before it moves forward. HB2234, sponsored by openly gay State Representative Greg Harris, has now been rolled into SB1716 in hopes... Read more »

It may be Sunday, but there's plenty to do!

There’s one day left to the weekend….how will you spend it? SUNDAY, MAY 31 Head on over to The Spot – 4437 N Broadway for Scooty & JoJo’s Diva Brunch.  This week they’re showcasing Lady Vera Parker, Cabaret Diva Meredith Freyre and Calidonia Olivares.  Two seatings at 11AM and 1PM, $35 includes choice of entree and... Read more »
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What are you doing this weekend?

Don’t miss out on all the fun things going on this weekend. SATURDAY, MAY 30 OUTsource II: The Executive and Professional Career Transition Services @ Center on Halsted Gerber/Hart Library is hosting a Summer Wine Tasting event at KAFKA Wine Co – 3325 N Halsted starting at 4PM.  Tickets are $25 and benefit Gerber/Hart, come on out... Read more »