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A “How To” Voter’s Guide to Chicago’s Mayoral Election

Guest post written by Alexis J. Rangel Hello, Choristers and adoring fans! Election season is here again! Although, you could say that it never really left, did it? The City of Chicago just had Election Day on February 26th, but we’ve got a bit of unfinished business to take care of before we can officially...
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Rob’s Coming Out Story

This post is written by Rob G., a current member of CGMC. It’s #NationalComingOutDay. I came out to my parents in Manhattan, Kansas at Harry’s Steak House when I was a 24-year-old doctoral student. I kept apologizing over and over again. I was thinking of all the things my parents envisioned for my life that...
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CGMC is (audience-driven)

Meet Reuben Lewy, a bass who has been singing with CGMC for 18 years. Although he’s been a CGMCinger since 2001 (omigod you guys that’s the same year that Legally Blonde hit the big screen), he had attended shows as an audience member for 7 years prior to that. It is his notable appreciation of...
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CGMC is (Supportive)

Meet Rick Aiello, a Tenor II, former marketing committee co-chair, Membership Council member and president (2008-2010), Board of Directors member (1999-2001), and recipient of the Merry Mary Service Award (2012). Rick has been a member of the Chorus for over 20 years, and his story is a heartwarming example of how CGMC fosters an environment...
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Eric’s Coming Out Story

This post is written by Eric K., a current member of CGMC. When I was a child, I had records with story books. I would dance and sing around my bedroom by myself. In junior high school I would buy muscle man magazines from the 7-11 and hide them in my room. Even knowing these...
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Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus Presents Banned Together

CHICAGO, August 20, 2018 — Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus kicks off their 35th Anniversary Season with the upcoming fall cabaret BANNED TOGETHER, a show comprised of songs that were banned or censored. Join members of CGMC, led by Artistic Director James Morehead, for three performances only on September 14-15, 2018 at Mayslake Peabody Estate in Oak Brook, IL, and at...
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