Archive for June 2009

You've got a busy weekend - Fourth of July Edition

I hope that you had a great time at all of the Pride festivities last weekend, I know that I did! It was my first time marching in the parade and it was fantastic! This weekend will be a little bit more laid back, but there’s still plenty of things going on in the city.... Read more »

Clips from the Broadway in Chicago Concert at Taste of Chicago

You know, being a subscriber has it’s advantages.  I’ve been a Broadway in Chicago Subscriber for about 5 years now and last night got to take advantage of a show that wasn’t in the theater. Last week I got an invitation to a VIP Reception to the Broadway in Chicago Concert that was held in... Read more »

Wisconsin now offers limited Domestic Partnership benefits

In an historic movement today, Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle signed the state budget and along with it – Domestic Partnership protections for citizens as well as insurance rights for State employees. For a state that has an existing constitutional amendment banning marriage equality and civil unions it is truly an historic day!  You can read... Read more »
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The Queer Queens of Qomedy - WIN FREE TICKETS

The Queer Queens of Qomedy, an all-lesbian comedy revue, is making it’s way back to Chicago featuring Poppy Champlin, Michele Balan and Roxanna Ward. They’ll be hitting the boards of the Lakeshore Theater this coming Friday night, the first show takes off at 7:30 and then at 10 they’re presenting a special “game show performance”... Read more »

Free Broadway Concert at Petrillo Music Shell Tonight

Broadway in Chicago is presenting a free concert tonight and you’re invited. As part of the Taste of Chicago there will be a free concert presented in the Petrillo Music Shell. It hasn’t been anounced who will be in the concert, but considering that Monday’s are usually dark theater nights I have a feeling that... Read more »

Pictures from the Chicago Gay Pride Parade are inside

Did you have fun over the Pride Weekend?  I know that I did? I hung out at the Pride Fest on Friday night, saw some great musical performances, ate tons of food and had a few drinks to boot! I had an amazing time at the parade marching with the Chicago Spirit Brigade, their goal... Read more »
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How did you celebrate Gay Pride this weekend?

Now that the weekend is over and you’ve had a chance to recouperate, what did you do to celebrate Gay Pride?  Did you go to the Pride Fest and listen to Martha Wash or Deborah Gibson? Did you hang out at Sidetrack and watch the parade on the monitors? Did you stand on the sidelines... Read more »

Don't miss 'Mamma Mia' at Hollywood Beach tonight

What: Sing-along Mamma Mia When: Saturday, June 27 – 8:30PM Where: Kathy Osterman/Hollywood Beach – 5700 N Sheridan How Much: FREE

Don't forget that the Pride Fest starts TODAY!

Photo Credit: vectorlyme via Flickr I know you’re probably not used to it yet!  But this years Pride Fest has been expanded to two days, and all of the fun starts TODAY at 3PM   Check here for all of the details   All sorts of great entertainment has been scheduled for the two day... Read more »
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Why restrictions were put on this years Gay Pride Parade

Photo Credit: vectorlyme via Flickr After some very thorough investigating, our own Anna Pulley over at Sex and the Windy City has discovered why the Chicago Pride Parade has new restrictions in place this year. Check it out I never would have guessed that that was the real reason, but it makes sense to me!