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Surviving the Mic: Writing Workshop 18+

Third Wednesday of every month, 6-8 p.m. Continues through July 22
Hyde Park Art Center 5020 S. Cornell Ave., Chicago Hyde Park

The Surviving the Mic Writing Workshop series will be a two-hour workshop that is created for survivors of sexual harm. 773-324-5520

Wild & Sublime: Sex Masters Recommended All Ages The Short List (Theater)

Thursday 6/11, 8pm
Constellation 3111 N. Western Ave., Chicago Roscoe Village

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The sex talk show is back for another month discussing sex over 45. Changes in body, preferences, and desire will be discussed with a panel discussion and burlesque performance.

Medical Miracles: How Chicago's Healthcare System Keeps COVID-19 Under Control Recommended Free

Wed., June 3, 4 p.m.

A panel discussion about Chicago's healthcare industry and its response to COVID-19 thus far, with Holly Copeland of Horizon Therapeutics, WTTW's Brandis Friedman, Betsy Ziegler, the CEO of 1871, AgileMD's Dana Edelson, and Roxanne Spurlark from DePaul University. Free, registration required.

Breaking the Cycle: Period Poverty’s Impact on Youth Recommended

Wed., June 10, 4 p.m.

A discussion about access to period supplies and its impact on low-income women, featuring Felicia Lawrence of WCIU-TV's The Jam, Nadya Okamoto (founder of Period), Chicago Ideas Youth Ambassador Khymari Stenhouse, and Anne Sebert Kuhlmann of Saint Louis University.

Bitch Sesh: A Real Housewives Breakdown All Ages

Fri., Aug. 7, 7 & 9:30 p.m.
Park West 322 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago Lincoln Park

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A live presentation from the Bitch Sesh podcast hosts, Casey Wilson and Danielle Schneider. 7 PM show is sold out. 773-929-5959

Jimmy Dore 17+ Agenda

Sun., Aug. 9, 8 p.m.
Thalia Hall 1807 S. Allport Ave., Chicago Pilsen/Little Village

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The YouTuber brings his live show to Thalia Hall, discussing politicians and “corporate journalism.” 312-526-3851