By: In Our Words Staff
Wednesday, May 22nd
- What A Drag IV, 7:30-9pm, Lincoln Park Student Center Atrium, 2250 N Sheffield
Join DePaul for its 4th annual drag show featuring Britney Shears, Debbie Fox, Sheru, Davina Minx, & more!
Thursday, May 23rd
- The X-Men Connection, 6-9pm, Lincoln Park Student Center room 315 (DePaul University), 2250 N Sheffield, Free
Are you a sci-fi lover? Or perhaps just curious about the X-Men phenomena? Join in for a film screening of X-Men 2 followed by a discussion of the parallels between the fictional X-Men universe and the real world events of the LGBTQA equality movement. This event is associated with the 6th Annual LGBTQA Month at DePaul. Check out the up-to-date calendar for more LGBTQA Month events at https://orgsync.com/59751/calendar.
Friday, May 24th
Saturday, May 25th
- Electro Pop, the Brown Elephant, 5404 N Clark
Electro Pop is Starting this Weekend at out Clark St. store! What is Electro Pop ? It’s the best of the best in electronics all in one section and all on sale. Stay tuned for more info throughout the week.
- KOKUMO’s Music Video Shoot, 6-8pm, 350 N Ogden
KOKUMOMEDIA INC. and Lovely Surreal Productions will be shooting the music video/short film for There Will Come A Day, the lead single off of my debut EP by the same name.
We want you and your beautiful queer, trans* self. We especially want people of color. Please come dressed comfortable chic. The setting is extremely intimate.
We will be located at 350 N. Ogden in the West Loop. If you are coming please arrive on time because our time is limited. Thank you all so much.
Survival is passé.
- Northern Lights Presents: International Mx. Lace II, 11pm, Parlour on Clark, 6341 N Clark
Join us for the 2nd annual International Mx. Lace, a response to and face-off with the boring, cargo-shortsist, male-centric IML weekend. All gender expressions are welcome and encouraged to compete in a LACE-OFF for fabulous prizes from local vendors.
Wear your best lace, either head-to-toe, a special one-of-a-kind piece, or just some leggings on those mile-high legs, and get your glamorous ass to Parlour.
Sunday, May 26th
- THE (Best) PROM YOU NEVER HAD, 9pm-2am, Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western
GIRL GROUP CHICAGO and BOBBY CONN AND THE PRETTY FLOWERS play The (Best) Prom You Never Had – a night of gussied-up couples and stags all making their way to the Empty Bottle to take in the prom they wish they’d had in their “glory days,” if those were ever a real thing.
Monday, May 27th
- Memorial Day
If you’re free, enjoy your day off!
- Salonathon: LEX·I·CA – A Rebecca Kling Benefit, 8:30pm, Beauty Bar Chicago, 1444 W Chicago
The Salonathon family is happy to show our love and support for one of Chicago’s most brilliant and talented activist, educator and artist….Rebecca Kling!