by AngelaPinkston | Sun, 12/08/2013 - 16:21
The Board of Directors of Team Chicago invite all our members and supporters to our 2013 Holiday Celebration as we Gear Up for Gay Games 9 in Cleveland next year. Please join us and your fellow sports and cultural enthusiasts for some holiday libations and treats at The Call Bar located at 1547 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue in Chicago on Thursday December 12th
The celebration begins at 7pm with an hour of hosted by by SKYY vodka. You can check out the latest news form Cleveland as they prepare to host Gay Games 9 August 9-16 in 2014. You may register for the Games and renew or become a member of Team Chicago. All new and renewing members will be entered into a special drawing for a 2014 Team Chicago uniform that we will all be wearing for the opening ceremonies on August 9th. You may also purchase raffle tickets for additional prizes during the evening, all proceeds will go to our Scholarship Fund to enable more participation in Gay Games 9.
As Andersonville’s premier video bar, The Call will provide some surprise live and visual entertainment. Bring your friends and fellow teammates as we celebrate the season and eagerly look forward to 2014 and Gay games 9 in Cleveland!
by KyleChang | Mon, 09/09/2013 - 08:44
What does Cleveland have to offer to the world in 2014?
Find out in this new video!
Find out in this new video!
by KyleChang | Mon, 09/09/2013 - 08:42
Early Bird discounted registrations to the 2014 Gay Games in Cleveland/Akron has been extended one last time before the base registration fee increases on September 15th.
In addition to the $30 savings that is part of the early bird discount, you can obtain an additional $30 savings by using the promo code "HALSTED" during your registration before check out for a total savings of $60. But you must register by September 15th for these savings. You do not need to have your event or team fully formed to take advantage of this registration incentive.
Your net $135 Early Bird Registration fee includes access to the Opening and Closing Ceremonies for the 2014 Gay Games where over 11,000 participants; 30,000 spectators from over 70 countries will be present at the largest amateur LGBTQ sports and cultural festival in the world! This only happens every four years in cities around the world and it was back in 2006 since it was in North America. The new 3 finalist cities for 2018 are all European cities so it will be awhile before it's back again.
Register now and go for the Gold in 35+ competitive events at www.GG9CLE.com and be part of #TeamChicago2014 delegation
by KyleChang | Fri, 07/19/2013 - 13:13
Attention Rowers and Supporters!
Chicago Sprints Rowing Regatta
Saturday/Sunday July 20/21, 2013 9 AM to 5 PM
Lincoln Park Lagoon, Chicago, IL
Chicago Sprints are this weekend! Come out to the Lincoln Park lagoon (just east of the zoo) and cheer on CRU as we race 12 boats this weekend, including our first-ever Women's 8+! Races start at 9am each day and go until about 5pm.
We are also having a post-race celebration at Crew Bar+Grill starting at 5:30pm on Sunday and we would love to see you all there!
#ChicagoRowingUnion @RowCRU Crew Bar + Grill
by KyleChang | Wed, 07/17/2013 - 14:32
ARIA Women's Chorus / Windy City Gay Chorus
Friday, August 17th 9 AM to 3 PM
Ebenezer Lutheran Church 1650 W. Foster, Chicago, IL
We are excited that you are thinking about auditioning for one of Windy City Performing Arts' (WCPA) choruses! Aria is our SSAA chorus and Windy City Gay Chorus (WCGC) is our TTBB chorus. Both choruses are filled with people who celebrate diversity, honor creativity, and cultivate pride through our singing together.
Auditions will be held at Ebenezer Lutheran Church (1650 W. Foster, Chicago, IL) on Saturday, August 17 from 9:00am to 3:00pm. You will be lead in some simple vocalization exercises, and after that, you will be asked to sing a prepared piece of music...your choice, any style. An accompanist will be provided. Please bring sheet music for yourself and the accompanist. You do not need to memorize anything.
Aria rehearses on Monday evenings from 7:30-10:00; WCGC rehearses on Wednesday evenings from 7:30-10:00. You can also check out our website (www.windycitysings.org) to learn more about WCPA. We will hold a "Welcome Back Barbecue and Member Orientation" on Saturday, August 24 at 11:00am, so please save the date.
If you are interested in auditioning, please complete the sign-up form by clicking here. If you have any questions about the audition process, feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ali Hecimovich, Aria President
Ryan Johnson, WCGC President