The sale includes LGBTQ and non-LGBTQ fiction and non-fiction books, videos, and erotica. Proceeds from the sale go support the operations and mission of Gerber/Hart. The popular by-the-bag and by-the-box prices are back.
Benefit at The Call
Saturday, February 18, The Call (1547 W. Bryn Mawr) will be hosting a benefit drag review for Gerber/Hart Library and Archives. The theme of the show will be “Retro-Rewind.” Seating will be at 9:30 pm. In addition to the review, there will be a small display of our photograph collection of drag queens and female impersonator from the 1950’s-1980’s. The Call does not have a cover charge. Donations for Gerber/Hart can be given at the door and a special shot will be available that will benefit Gerber/Hart. Additionally, we will be raffling off a couple of items. Come with friends for a night out and help support Gerber/Hart.
Gerber/Hart will be co-presenting a screening of Upstairs Inferno at Reeling 2016, the 34th annual Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival. The festival runs September 22-29 at Music Box Theater, Landmark Century Centre Cinema, and Chicago Filmmakers. To learn more, and for tickets and passes, visit reelingfilmfestival.org. Reeling showcases award-winning feature films, documentaries, and experimental shorts.
Upstairs Inferno is a documentary about the 1973 arsonist fire in the New Orleans gay bar the Up Stairs Lounge. The fire trapped patrons and killed 32. The screening will be on Sunday, September 25, 7:00 pm at the Landmark’s Century Centre Cinema. Additional information about the film and ticket purchase can be found at http://reelingfilmfestival.org/2016/films/upstairs-inferno-documentary-centerpiece/
On June 25th at 8 AM, Celebrate Pride with the 35th Proud to Run Chicago. This 5k or 10k run/walk along the Chicago Lakefront is a no brainer healthy way to celebrate our great diversity and support Gerber/Hart. Click here to see the route and cheer on or participate by signing up.