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Gay man attacked in Edgewater

A man walking to the Bryn Mawr L stop, 1119 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., in Edgewater was assaulted the evening of Jan. 13, and he said the perpetrator used anti-gay slurs while doing so. The victim's shoulder was broken in the attack.

...encountered the perpetrator at about 5:15 p.m. while inside the Dunkin' Donuts at 1127 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., but exchanged no words with him. But the man followed him out of the restaurant...

    Gay man attacked in Edgewater - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive - Windy City Times
    A man walking to the Bryn Mawr L stop, 1119 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., in Edgewater was assaulted the evening of Jan. 13, and he said the perpetrator used anti-gay slurs while doing so. The victim's shoulder was broken in the attack.
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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – January 20, 2017

5533 N. Broadway

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...join me on Tuesday, January 24 for Community Giving 5% Day at Whole Foods Edgewater (6009 N. Broadway). The store will donate 5% of all proceeds from the day to Swift Elementary School...

Earlier this week I helped welcome a new Athletico location to the neighborhood. Please stop by and greet the team at 1325 W. Devon Ave. Athletico provides physical therapy services, including free injury screenings. Welcome to the 48th Ward!

The 48th Ward and Uptown United are looking for volunteer parade marshals for the Lunar New Year Parade, taking place Saturday, Feb. 4, 12pm at Argyle and Broadway. If you are interested in supporting this effort, please email PC Gooden-Smiley at pc@48thward.org.

The Garfield Center, located at 10 S. Kedzie Avenue, is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to connect residents to emergency shelter. The closest Warming Center to the 48th Ward is located at 845 W. Wilson Ave.

The Garfield Center, located at 10 S. Kedzie Avenue, is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to connect residents to emergency shelter. The closest Warming Center to the 48th Ward is located at 845 W. Wilson Ave.

Beat 2433 meetings are held at 7 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of every month in the Edgewater Library, 6000 N. Broadway. Click here to download a schedule.

Enrolling Now!!  Please contact South-East Asia Center, 1134 W. Ainslie Street, 773-989-7433

George B. Swift Specialty School, 5900 N. Winthrop

...Primary School Campus (grades preschool-4) will be open 10am-12pm, and is located at 6216 N. Glenwood Ave. The new Middle School Campus (grades 5-8) will be open 11am-1pm, and is...

...Middle School Campus (grades 5-8) will be open 11am-1pm, and is located at 7318 N. Oakley Ave. Everyone is welcome! Guests are invited to come celebrate Catholic education, meet administration and teachers...

...s Open House this Saturday, January 21 from 10 am to noon at the school, 1500 W. Elmdale Ave. This a relaxed opportunity to visit the preschool with your child, play together in the...

There will be a general meeting for the Edgewater Senior Village on January 25 at 1pm. The meeting will take place in the lunch room of the Edgewater Satellite Senior Center, 5917 N. Broadway. Click here to learn more about the project.

Both seminars will be held at the Richard J. Daley Center, 50 West Washington Street, Chicago, Illinois, in Courtroom 2005, on the 20th Floor.

The Edgewater Public Library, 6000 N. Broadway, and the Bezazian Public Library, 1226 W. Ainslie St., offer a wide variety of programs and events each month. 

Crew Bar + Grill, 4804 N. Broadway, will be hosting their 12th Annual Chili Contest Saturday, January 28 from Noon-2:30pm. Sample delicious chili entries and vote for your favorites!  Got a great chili recipe? If you want to compete, email crew@rootcollective.com. Proceeds benefit Care for Real.

Get professional Valentine-themed photos taken with your pet pooch, all to benefit Care for Real! We’ll have a Cupid’s Helper and lots of great raffle prizes, too.  Where and When: The North End, 3733 N Halsted, Saturday, February 11, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  More to come!

Chicago Friends School, 1246 W. Thorndale

Senn High School, 5900 N. Glenwood

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    Weekly Update from Your Alderman - January 20, 2017
    Today, President Barack Obama will leave the White House as our country's 44th president. Over the last eight years his leadership, statesmanship, determination, integrity, and advocacy for all Americans has had an undeniably positive impact on our great country.
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    INSTALL CUP LOGO ON THE REAR OF BUILDING.

    5602 N. Clark St. Issued January 19, 2017 Comment
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    INSTALL CUP LOGO ON THE SIDE OF BUILDING

    5602 N. Clark St. Issued January 19, 2017 Comment
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    INSTALL WALL SIGN ON THE FRONT OF LOCATION TO READ DUNKIN DONUTS WITH CUP LOGO

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    UNIT 1815: REMOVE NON-LOAD BEARING CLOSET WALLS OFF ENTRY DOOR. RENOVATE 8 FIXTURES. REMOVE/REPLACE KITCHEN CABINETS, NEW FLOORING, COUNTERTOPS, WATER LINE FOR FRIDGE, NEW OVEN, REMOVE\REPLACE FLOOR TILES & WALLS IN 3 BATHROOMS. bATHROOM RADIATIOR. REFINISH HARDWOOD FLOORS.

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Artists Against Hate, B-Fest, and more things to do in Chicago this weekend

Fri 1/20: Hail to the Queef at Call Bar (1547 W. Bryn Mawr) is an inauguration-themed burlesque and drag performance. 9:30 PM

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Fri 1/20: Artists Against Hate hosts a fund-raiser at Uptown Underground (4707 N. Broadway) for the American Civil Liberties Union that's intended for those who seek an alternative...

Sat 1/21: Bughouse Theater (1910 W. Irving Park) hosts Simmer Brown, the South Asian stand-up collective, in their Prelude to an Impeachment, a BYOB "post-inauguration pick-me-up" featuring Gwen La Roka, Jillian Ebanks, and Adam Gilbert. 7:30 PM

1/21-1/22: The State Ballet Theater of Russia visits Harris Theater (205 E. Randolph) to perform Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake. Sat 7:30, Sun 3 PM

Sun 1/22: Dust off your coconuts and trot towards the Chicago Theatre (175 N. State) for John Cleese and the Holy Grail. A screening of Monty Python and the Holy Grail followed by a live conversation with John Cleese. 3 PM

Sun 1/22: The recently profiled Read/Write Library (914 N. California) hosts its first edition of Hungry for Stories, the series inspired by Studs Terkel which discusses books from Chicago publishers. This month, they discuss Zoe Zolbrod's memoir, The Telling. 2 PM 

    Artists Against Hate, B-Fest, and more things to do in Chicago this weekend
    click to enlarge There's plenty to do this weekend-for you and your newly-crafted pussy hat. Here's some of what we recommend: Fri 1/20: Artists Against Hate hosts a fund-raiser at Uptown Underground (4707 N. Broadway) for the American Civil Liberties Union that's intended for those who seek an alternative to protesting.
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20 ways to celebrate inauguration weekend in Chicago, whether you're pro-Trump or protesting

Simon's Tavern, 5210 N. Clark St., opens at 11 a.m. Friday and will not be showing the inauguration.

Replay, 5358 N. Clark St., opens at 11:30 a.m. Friday and will offer $9 White Russians with a thin orange skin as part of its "Make America Drink Again" campaign. No inauguration TV here, either.

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Tavern on Little Fort, 4128 N. Lincoln Ave. will show inauguration coverage.

LYFE Kitchen, 419 N. Clark, will extend their happy hour on Inauguration Day for "Live the Social LYFE" with 12 oz beers ($4), all flatbreads including the Margherita, BBQ Chicken and Roasted Mushroom & Goat Cheese ($5) and $6 wine pours.

Commonwealth, 2000 W. Roscoe St., will open at 11am to broadcast the inauguration and will offer half-price appetizers from 3 to 6 p.m. Plus: $6 Moscow Mules.

Rogers Park Social, 6930 N. Glenwood Ave., will open early at 11 a.m. Friday for people looking to get an early drink in an inauguration-free zone. It will not televise any coverage. "We're totally avoiding all things political this weekend," says owner Erik Archambeault.

Hopleaf Bar, 5148 N. Clark St., has declared itself a "Trump-free zone" Friday and will donate 10 percent of Inauguration Day proceeds to Planned Parenthood. "Those who've had their fill of political rancor can come in and avoid it," says Michael Roper, co-owner.

DuPage Duplorables is hosting the Chicagoland Inauguration Deplorrr-A-Ball at Diplomat West Banquets, 681 W. North Ave. in Elmhurst Friday at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $50 and include a buffet...

...Washington D.C. The event kicks off at 10 a.m. with a rally at Columbus and Jackson Drive followed by the march step-off at 11:30 a.m. The route will proceed...

Comedy collective Simmer Brown kicks off "The Countdown to Impeachment" on Saturday with a stand-up comedy show at 7:30 p.m. at Bughouse Theater, 1910 W. Irving Park Road. Tickets start at $10.

The Second City continues its run of "Fantastic Super Great Nation Numero Uno," a comedy show at E.t.c.'s 41st revue, 1608 N. Wells St. Shows run on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and 11 p.m., and Sunday at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $24.

Artists Against Hate will showcase Chicago circus performers, musicians, dancers, magicians and visual artists on Friday at Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.; tickets start at $19.

The Yoga Shop, 3880 N. Milwaukee Ave., is holding a Chill Fest on Saturday from 3 to 8:30 p.m., offering a series of yoga, massage and meditation workshops. Classes can be purchased a la carte or as a package for $75.

Ahimsa Yoga in Oak Park, 441 South Blvd., is offering a three-hour Yoga RX for anxiety and depression class for $50 Saturday...

Sidetrack the Video Bar, 3349 N. Halsted St., will host a "Love is Love" party Friday, with happy-hour showtunes and cocktails from 5 to 9 p.m. followed by a dance party featuring drag performances from DiDa Ritz & the Vixen. Doors open at 3 p.m. No cover.

Martyrs', 3855 N. Lincoln Ave., will host "Just in Time for Love Part 2," a variety show, on Saturday from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Performances include Kopano, Syd Shaw, Omar Apollo and DJ Bonita AppleBlunt. Tickets are $7.

Links Taproom, 1559 N. Milwaukee Ave., is hosting a "Don't Think Sour, Drink Sour" beer tapping event with food specials...

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12 'safe spaces' where you can avoid Trump inauguration talk

Simon's Tavern, 5210 N. Clark St., opens at 11 a.m. Friday and will not be showing the inauguration.

Replay, 5358 N. Clark St., opens at 11:30 a.m. Friday and will offer $9 White Russians with a thin orange skin as part of its "Make America Drink Again" campaign. No inauguration TV here, either.

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Rogers Park Social, 6930 N. Glenwood Ave., will open early at 11 a.m. Friday for people looking to get an early drink in an inauguration-free zone. They will not televise any coverage. "We're totally avoiding all things political this weekend," says Erik Archambeault, the owner.

Links Taproom, 1559 N. Milwaukee Ave., is hosting a "Don't Think Sour, Drink Sour," beer tapping event with food specials...

Hopleaf Bar, 5148 N. Clark St., has declared itself a "Trump-free zone" Friday and will donate 10 percent of Inauguration Day proceeds to Planned Parenthood. "Those who've had their fill of political rancor can come in and avoid it," says Michael Roper, co-owner.

The comedy collective Simmer Brown kicks off "The Countdown to Impeachment" on Saturday with a stand-up comedy show at 7:30 p.m. at Bughouse Theater, 1910 W. Irving Park Road. Tickets start at $10.

The Second City continues its run of "Fantastic Super Great Nation Numero Uno," a comedy show at e.t.c.'s 41st revue, 1608 N. Wells St. Shows run on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. and Sunday at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $24.

Artists Against Hate will showcase Chicago circus performers, musicians, dancers, magicians and visual artists on Friday at Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.; tickets start at $19.

The Yoga Shop, 3880 N. Milwaukee Ave., is holding a Chill Fest on Saturday from 3-8:30 p.m., offering a series of yoga, massage and meditation workshops. Classes can be purchased a la carte or as a package for $75.

Sidetrack The Video Bar, 3349 N. Halsted St., will host a "Love is Love" party Friday, with happy hour show tunes and cocktails from 5-9 p.m. followed by a dance party featuring drag Performances from DiDa Ritz & The Vixen. Doors open at 3 p.m. No cover.

Martyrs', 3855 N. Lincoln Ave., will host "Just in Time for Love Part 2," a variety show, on Saturday from 6-8:30 p.m. Performances include Kopano, Syd Shaw, Omar Apollo and DJ Bonita AppleBlunt. Tickets are $7.

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  • hopleaf is a "trump free zone"

    good.......I'll remember that.

  • CJC Homeowner since 2000

    Love the whole "Artists Against Hate" thing. Are these the same artists who berated Pence in front of his wife and children during the Hamilton show in November? Anyway, this is a good list of businesses who I will avoid the next 4 years.

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WINTER THEATER SPECIAL LGBT plays to chase away the darkness

Henry V, Babes With Blades Theatre Company at City Lit, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. Others may claim the spotlight today, but the Babes pioneered women-playing-men decades ago...

Fifty Shades of Shakespeare, ( re )discover theatre at Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark St. Get your education and alcohol at the same time—four actors perform the Bard's sexiest scenes in a bar/cabaret and you get to choose the cast. ( Feb. 3-27; RediscoverTheatre,com . )

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The Temperamentals, About Face at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. Before Stonewall sparked the creation of Gay Alliances, Coalitions or Liberation Fronts, the Mattachine Society fought for the rights of men-who-love-men. ( Jan. 19-Feb. 18; www.theaterwit.org .)

Blues For an Alabama Sky, Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave. A gay male dressmaker who longs to outfit Josephine Baker is only one of the African-American artists struggling to make their fortune in Pearl Cleage's tale of the Harlem Renaissance. ( Jan. 21-Feb. 12; CourtTheatre.org .)

The Baltimore Waltz, Brown Paper Box at the Frontier, 1106 W. Thorndale Ave. A seize-the-day vacation in Europe gradually morphs into Paula Vogel's farewell to her brother in the waning days of the AIDS epidemic. ( Jan. 21-Feb. 19; BrownPaperBox.org .)

The Kid Thing, Nothing Without A Company at Berger Park North Mansion, 6205 N. Sheridan Road. A revival of Sarah Gubbins' 2011 drama exploring the consequences of a lesbian couple with misaligned biological clocks. ( March 13-April 8; NothingWithoutACompany.org .)

Bootycandy, Windy City Playhouse, 3014 W. Irving Park Rd. Robert O'Hara's survey of options open to gay, adolescent, African-American males pays homage to George Wolfe's "Colored Museum." ( Feb. 3-April 16; WindyCityPlayhouse,com . )

Sycamore, Raven Theater, 6157 N. Clark St. Two teenagers—one male, one female—vie for the affections of the handsome new neighbor boy next door, as their parents grapple with changes in their own lives. ( March 8-April 29; RavenTheatre,com . )

The Wolf at the End of the Block, Teatro Vista at the Biograph, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. A boarded-up bar becomes a crime scene, but when its Out gay playwright is Ike Holter, you know this will be no ordinary whodunit. ( Feb. 3-March 5; TeatroVista.org .)

Gender Breakdown, Collaboraction Theatre at the Flatiron, 1579 N. Milwaukee Ave. Dani Bryant weaves real-life testimonials into a symposium on misogynistic prejudice in show business today. ( Feb. 22-March 19; Collaboraction.org .)

Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph St. The transgender East German "internationally ignored song stylist" returns to share her side of the story of a notorious rock star scandal in a tour of the 2014 Tony Award-winning Broadway revival. ( March 7-19; BroadwayInChicago.org .)

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Pride Films and Plays at the Pride Broadway, 4139 N. Broadway. Can two drag queens and a transchick on a road trip find happiness and fulfillment...

Fillet of Solo, Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood Ave. and Heartland Studio, 7016 N. Glenwood Ave. The line-up for the 20-year anniversary...

Fillet of Solo, Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood Ave. and Heartland Studio, 7016 N. Glenwood Ave. The line-up for the 20-year anniversary of this showcase for single-voice narratives...

Rhinofest, Curious Theatre Branch at Prop Thtr, 3502 N. Elston Ave. Theatre Y's production of Hector Alvarez's docudrama The Ghoul Exhibition encompasses homophobia, racial profiling, club shootings and much more. ( Feb. 2-23; PropThtr.org .)

    WINTER THEATER SPECIAL LGBT plays to chase away the darkness - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive - Windy City Times
    Windy City Times News Archive - WINTER THEATER SPECIAL LGBT plays to chase away the darkness Don't put away that gay apparel yet. After a stressful 2016, it's time to rally around LGBT plays to raise consciousness and morale while having a good time as well.
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WINTER THEATER SPECIAL World and local premieres abound

Winter, Rivendell Theatre, 5775 N. Ridge Ave. Utah-based playwright Julie Jensen explores the conflict between an aging mother who is losing her faculties and her grown children who have other ideas about her wellbeing. ( now to Feb. 11; RivendellTheatre.org )

Earthquakes in London, Steep Theatre, 1115 W. Berwyn Ave. Mike Bartlett's drama focuses on a climate scientist and his three estranged daughters when an environmental disaster befalls England. ( Jan. 21-March 4; SteepTheatre.com . )

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Fantastic Super Great Nation Numero Uno, Second City e.t.c., 1608 N. Wells St. You can bet that this 41st revue will feature some material about the new divisive president elect. ( in an open run; SecondCity.com . )

Psychonaut Librarians, The New Colony at Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. Playwright Sean Kelly imagines what flights of fancy librarians get up to late at night in this new fantasy-filled comedy. ( now to Feb. 12; TheNewColony.org )

...the Theater and Its Double and Jim Lehrer's Double, Theater Oobleck at Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division St. Mickle Maher has devised a sequel to his 2007 hit The Strangerer, this time delving...

By Association, MPAACT at Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. An immigrant teenager and his African-American friend become suspects in a terrorist attack on Chicago in Shepsu Aakhu's new drama. ( now to Feb. 26; MPAACT.opg )

Hobo King, Congo Square Theatre at Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave. Javon Johnson's new plays takes its inspiration from a true event of a homeless man who slain by city police and the subsequent fallout in the homeless community. ( Jan. 27-March 5; CongoSquareTheatre.org )

The Book of Joseph, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, 800 E. Grand Ave. Karen Hartman ( Roz and Ray ) create a new drama based upon the life of Joseph A. Hollander and his Jewish relatives who might have collaborated with the Nazis. ( Jan. 29-March 5; ChicagoShakes.com . )

Monster, Steppenwolf for Young Audiences, 1650 N. Halsted St. Aaron Carter adapts Walter Dean Myers' novel about a 16-year-old aspiring filmmaker in juvenile detention. ( Feb. 15-March 9; Steppenwolf.org )

The Invention of Morel, Chicago Opera Theater at Studebaker Theatre, 410 S. Michigan Ave. Stewart Copeland's co-world premiere with Long Beach Opera is a sci-fi story of a man stuck on a lonely island. ( Feb. 18-26; ChicagoOperaTheater.org )

King of the Yees, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn St. Lauren Yee's family drama concerns the conflicts between a pillar of San Francisco's Chinese-American community and his reluctant daughter in this co-production with Center Theatre Group in Los Angeles. ( March—April 30; GoodmanTheatre.org )

The Tall Girls, Shattered Globe Theatre at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. Meg Miroshnik's Depression-era drama focuses on a pioneering women's basketball team in the Midwest. ( now to Feb. 25; SGTheatre.org )

The Adventures of Robin Hood, Filament Theatre, 4041 N. Milwaukee Ave. Non-traditional casting comes into play for Oliver Emanuel's stage adaptation of the famed legend of the Englishman who robbed the rich to feed the poor. ( now to March 19; FilamentTheatre.org )

The Nether, A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells St. Jennifer Haley's drama focuses on a young detective who exposes a disturbing brand of entertainment. The script is the winner of the 2011-12 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. ( Jan. 26-March 12; ARedOrchidTheatre.org )

The Assembled Parties, Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark St. Richard Greenberg's 2013 Broadway drama follows the Bascov family in 1980 and in 2000 where planned-for ambitions go awry. ( Jan. 25-March 25; RavenTheatre.com . )

The Bodyguard, Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph St. Deborah Cox stars in a touring production of the London stage adaptation of the hit Whitney Houston film musical. ( Jan. 31 to Feb. 12; BroadwayInChicago.com . )

The Scottsboro Boys, Porchlight Music Theatre at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. Kander and Ebb's critically acclaimed 2010 Broadway "minstrel" musical exploring the lives of African-American teenagers who were wrongfully accused of rape in the 1930s. ( Feb. 3 -March 12 )

Aladdin, Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph St. Broadway star Adam Jacobs launches the North American tour of the hit stage adaptation of Disney's 1992 animated blockbuster. ( April 11—July 2; BroadwayInChicago.com . )

    WINTER THEATER SPECIAL World and local premieres abound - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive - Windy City Times
    Windy City Times News Archive - WINTER THEATER SPECIAL World and local premieres abound There are plenty of offerings this winter for theater lovers who prize new-to-Chicago and never-seen-before works. Here's a sampling of world and local premieres to watch out for. All shows in Chicago unless otherwise noted.
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WINTER THEATER SPECIAL The winter classics: Old and not-so-old

Vanya, Rasaka Theatre Company @ The Edge Theater ( 5451 N. Broadway ), through Feb. 3—This has been quite a season for Anton Chekhov's 1899 comedy...

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The Fantasticks, Quest Theatre Ensemble @ the Blue Theatre, 1609 W. Gregory, Feb. 17-March 26—The original 1960 Off-Broadway production ran for 42 years ( yes...

Iolanthe, The Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company @ Mandel Hall ( 1131 E. 57th Street ), March 10-12—This still-popular 1882 hit contains, arguably, Arthur Sullivan's finest music...

The Most Happy Fella', Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre @ No Exit Cafe, 6970 N. Glenwood, March 10-May 7—This 1956 Broadway hit was composer/lyricist Frank Loesser's follow...

    WINTER THEATER SPECIAL The winter classics: Old and not-so-old - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive - Windy City Times
    Classics... The very word is an attraction for some but a turn-off for others, which is understandable if an old play is presented as a stodgy museum piece, or used as a springboard for some ill-conceived deconstruction. Fortunately, the finest and greatest theater pieces remain pulsing and pertinent for contemporary audiences through the universality of their characters, stories and humanity.
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THEATER REVIEW The Sundial

Playwright: adapted by Paul Edwards, from the novel by Shirley Jackson. At: City Lit Theatre at the Edgewater Presbyterian Church, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. Tickets: $29. Runs through: Feb. 12

    THEATER REVIEW The Sundial - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive - Windy City Times
    Windy City Times News Archive - THEATER REVIEW The Sundial Playwright: adapted by Paul Edwards, from the novel by Shirley Jackson. At: City Lit Theatre at the Edgewater Presbyterian Church, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. Tickets: $29. Runs through: Feb. 12
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  • Creating a Captivating Classroom Library!

    Ms. Fane is asking for $345.35:
    My students need books that spark their interests and match their reading levels, and glue sticks (an essential for a 4th grader!)
    Peirce International Studies Elementary School
  • You can also apply for the Bookworm Angels Grant to build your library.
    http://www.open-books.org/progs/book/book-worm-angels/

    I did it last year to build my classroom library and it was a great experience. You go down to the Open Books Warehouse in Pilsen and they let you fill up to 3 big boxes of books of your choosing. They have an immense selection of good titles for k-high school

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