Archive for September 2011

Are you Dining Out for Equality

It’s that time of year, the time when we support our favorite causes without going to gala after gala with tickets way to expensive for most of us to enjoy, but instead get to “Dine Out” at our favorite restaurant where part of the proceeds from the evening benefit an organization.  Next week on September... Read more »

Put 'Out at Raven' on your calendar

I just got this press release from Raven Theatre regarding their ‘Out at Raven’ event on October 21st and I just had to share it with you! About “Out at Raven”Raven Theatre continues to reach out to the LGBTQ community through their event series, “Out at Raven”. Now in its second year, this series shows Raven’s... Read more »

Spend one more day at Hollywood Beach

Spend one more day at Hollywood Beach
It’s going to be a nice Saturday, why not spend one more day at Hollywood Beach – and give back while you’re at it.  It’s the annual Adopt-a-Beach Cleanup tomorrow and you won’t want to miss it. Check my post earlier in the week for the details. Come on, head out to Hollywood Beach one... Read more »

Ride the CTA this weekend and enjoy Art On Track

Back for another year, this Saturday an 8-car CTA Loop Train will play host to the World’s Largest Mobile Art Exhibition – ART ON TRACK! Last year we had an amazing time on the Art Train, you can check out some pictures of the event here and watch this video: Art on Track runs Saturday, September... Read more »

New Gene Therapy Using Disabled HIV Cell May Help Cure Cancer

A patient suffering from Leukaemia recently underwent a new type of therapy at the University of Pennsylvania that used a disabled HIV to cure him of the cancer. According to an article in the NY Times, William Ludwig had stopped treatment for his Leukaemia because chemotherapy had stopped working.  The doctors removed about a billion T-Cells from his body and modified... Read more »

Are you going to see Erasure?

The synth-pop duo known as Erasure will rock the Congress Theatre this Friday and Saturday evening, will you be there? I had a late start to appreciating Erasure, it wasn’t until I was officially introduced to them by my first boyfriend did I realize – just how gay I was!  Andy Bell and Vince Clark... Read more »

It's time to take care of Hollywood Beach

You’ve had a great time at Osterman Beach (aka Hollywood Beach) this summer and now it’s time to give back to that wonderful mecca of Edgewawter.  This Saturday, September 17 is the Adopt-a-Beach Annual Cleanup – and you need to be there! CLEAN UP?  You expect me to clean up?  YES, I do.  You enjoyed... Read more »