Category: Cultural

Judy Shepard to speak at H.E.A.L. Ourselves

Judy Shepard will speak about the Legacy of Matthew Shepard at H.E.A.L. Ourselves at the Center on Halsted on September 30th. H.E.A.L. Ourselves: Opening Eyes, Closing Wounds (Healing, Engaging, Acting, Lifting) H.E.A.L. Ourselves is a series of events focused on advocacy against LGBT hate violence.  Speaking from a mother’s perspective, diversity speaker Judy Shepard has... Read more »

Get on the El for Some Art

Looking to increase your Art Quotient this weekend?  Then head to the Loop, jump on the CTA and experience ‘Art on Track: A Mobile Art Gallery‘  Yep you read that right! On Saturday, August 7th you’ll be able to board a special 8-car El train that has been converted to a mobile art gallery that... Read more »

Calling ALL brides and grooms

Photo Credit:cpj79 via Flickr CC The Field Museum is holding a special event on February 13th and you’re invited. Just in time for Valentine’s day you and your sweetheart can take in one of their newest exhibits ‘The Nature of Diamonds‘ for FREE!  **UPDATE Admission to the museum will be free, there will be a small... Read more »

Nature versus Nurture

Is homosexuality a choice or are we born that way?  ‘Nature versus Nurture’ is a debate that has been going on for decades – if not longer – and yet there’s still not light at the end of the tunnel.  Do we as homosexuals “choose” to be gay or are we born gay?   National... 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 »