Join the Impact Chicago, a grassroots organization leading the local planning for the Equality March will be hosting Jones, along with Young Chicago Authors and local progressive publisher Haymarket Books in order to discuss the history and current state of the movement for equal rights in the run up to the national demonstration. The evening will feature Jones and
Include performance pieces from Young Chicago Authors on the theme of LGBT rights, including the Louder Than A Bomb: The Chicago Teen Poetry Festival winning poem, "The Pink Triangle," which can be previewed here at Chicago Public Radio
Serve as a fundraiser to provide buses from Chicago to the upcoming National Equality March to take place in Washington, DC October 10-11th
If you're not familiar with Cleve Jones then you should head on over to the Feast of Fun and listen to the amazing show they did with him, you should also check out MILK starring Sean Penn as Harvey Milk and Emille Hirsch as a young Cleve Jones.
What: An Evening with Cleve Jones: The Struggle for LGBT Civil Rights
When: Saturday, August 29th 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Where: Victory Gardens Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln
How Much: $5 suggested donation
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You can PURCHASE TICKETS online - hurry because there is limited seating.