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Drag Queen Makeup: Boystown Star Shares Halloween Tips (VIDEO)

While most drag queen lip synch their performances, Stoner jumps at any opportunity to sing live. He has a recurring role in the Boystown revival of "Snow White and the Seven Drag Queens" at Hydrate Nightclub, 3458 N. Halsted St.

Stoner is performing as Specificity Jones in the "Ever After Show" at Hydrate Nightclub, 3458 N. Halsted St., on Nov. 7. The "Snow White" crew is also putting on a Halloween-themed show at Whiskey Trust, 3206 N. Halsted St., at 9 p.m. Friday.

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  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    INSTALL 2 NEW 20AMP TR GFCI OUTLETS, UPDATE 4 EXISTING OUTLETS TO TR GFCI OUTLETS, INSTALL SERVICE DISCONNECT FOR D/W, INSTALL OUTLETS FOR FRIDGE & MICROWAVE, INSTALL 3 UNDER CABINET LIGHTS & NEW SWITCH, REMOVE EXISTING UNDER CABINET LIGHTS & SWITCH.

    854 W. Cornelia Ave. Issued October 28, 2014 Comment
  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    GENERAL MONTHLY MAINTENANCE, SEPTEMBER, 2014; JOB #364054 HAWTHORNE HOUSE

    3450 N. Lake Shore Dr. Issued October 28, 2014 Comment

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Bonsai?

Drove by Bonsai Lounge tonight and it look shuttered. What happened?

  • Word on the street is that Little Jim's will be expanding into the Bonsai space.
    Bonsai owner Frank Elliott is said to owe a substantial amount of back rent (again).
    His arson trial for the Velvet Rope fire must be coming up in early 2015.

  • Jeff Love my 'hood.

    They are re-concepting. Just walked by, they're open with a new name on the door and new decor (appears to still be underway): The 18th Amendment...hence the prohibition act sign.

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A Lakeview Photo Retrospective: From the Illinois Federal Writers Project, 1939

From the 1939 Guide: "The William Booth Memorial Training College, Brompton Ave. at Broadway, occupies the former Joseph E. Tilt mansion, built in 1914. One of the four colleges...

From the 1939 Guide: "Temple Sholom, Lake Shore Drive at Cornelia Ave, an impressive modern Romanesque structure of ancient-looking Lannon stone, designed by Coolidge and Hodgdon...

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Events coming up in film, arts, music, performance

The 4th Annual Over the Rainbow, a benefit to raise money and awareness for those who struggle with cancer in the LGBT community, will be held Nov. 12 at Sidetrack, 3349 N. Halsted, 7-10 p.m.

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Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles presents "Women in Music"—a celebration featuring female composers, conductors and performers—at Preston Bradley Center, 941 W. Lawrence Ave., on Sunday, Nov. 16, at 3 p.m.

The Poetry Foundation and the Chicago Humanities Festival will feature a talk by lesbian New York poet Eileen Myles at the foundation, 61 W. Superior St., on Sunday, Nov. 2, at 2 p.m.

The Mars Gallery, 1139 W. Fulton Market St., will offer an eyeful of Hollywood celebrities in the buff—including Olivia Munn, Pamela Anderson, Taraji P. Henson, Kim Basinger, Christina Applegate and Alicia Silverstone—in the exhibit "Naked Ambition: 25 Years of PETA's Sexy Celebrity Ads."

A free screening of The Homestretch—a film about three homeless Chicago teens, one of them LGBT—will take place Thursday, Nov. 13, at Berry United Methodist Church, 4754 N. Leavitt St., at 7 p.m.

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