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Peoria Munch does food play, Feb. 10

PEORIA — The Peoria Munch is doing food play for February’s education on Feb. 10. From the Fetlife post: Peoria is having a Food Play Demo given by the lovely Shwilla!! What’s Food Play!!?? You’ve gotta come to find out! The demo will cover setting up the scene, types of foods to avoid as well…

Mr. Chicago Leather 2018 this weekend

CHICAGO — The Mr. Chicago Leather 2018 contest will be this weekend, with the main events being held at the Leather Archives & Museum. The judges for this year are: Mr. ICON Detroit 2017 Joey Dinello Mr. Illinois Bear 2017 Freddy Miranda Mr. Midwest Rubber 2017 Pup Link International Mister Leather 2017 Ralph Bruneau Gerald…

inkedKenny exhibition at LA&M starts Jan. 26

CHICAGO — An exhibition of works by photographer inkedKenny opens on Friday, Jan. 26, in the Guest Artist Gallery at the Leather Archives & Museum.

The Archives said in a press release that an opening reception for the exhibition is Jan. 26, from 7 to 9 p.m. Admission for the reception is free, but 21 and over only. refreshments will be served. inkedKenny will be in attendance to talk about his photography and what inspired many of his black-and-white and color images included in the show. Refreshments will be served.

New documentary talks about changing face of Boystown

CHICAGO — The foodie website Eater Chicago has just released it’s first documentary. However, instead of something on the high-end dining options in the city, the documentary actually discussed the changing face of Chicago’s most well known gay neighborhood, Boystown. INTO Managing Editor Zach Stafford, a Chicago native who spent a lot of time in…

Celebrity drag line-up set for Dorothy’s Masquerade Ball

SOUTH BELOIT — The Yellow Brick Road (YBR) organization of South Beloit has finalized the celebrity drag line up for their Dorothy’s Masquerade Ball next month. The non-professionals in drag will include Marc Perry, Yuri Rashkin, Eric Stoner, John Pruitt, and Khary Penebaker. Tickets are $20 for general admission, $45 for dinner, dancing and show tickets…

Central Illinois Top Gathering on Jan. 26

BLOOMINGTON — The Central Illinois Top Gather will be this Friday, Jan. 26, at 6:30 p.m. From the Fetlife event: The Top Gathering is returning for another great year of discussion for Top minded individuals. Starting off this year _DC_ and I will be sharing the reins and cohosting the Top Gathering events. The ultimate…

Annual CPP Town Hall Meeting, Jan. 21

CHICAGO — The Chicago Puppy Patrol will be having their annual Town Hall meeting this Sunday, Jan. 21, at CellBlock in Chicago. From the Facebook event: Every year, Chicago Puppy Patrol hosts their annual Town Hall meeting at Cell Block in January. This business meetings gives the board a chance to discuss what CPP has…