Celebrate 2020 Women’s History Month in Chicago

There are and were great women in Chicago, and Women’s History Month is an excellent opportunity to celebrate our female’s ancestors and our womanhood.

Music

Cathy Richardson and her bad-ass band pay tribute to some of the greatest women rockers on Earth.
March 7th, 8:30 PM at FitzGerald’s at 6615 Roosevelt Rd, Berwyn, IL 60402.
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Nora Jean Band: Going Back to Mississippi
March 13th, 9 PM at Rosa’s Lounge 3420 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL 60647.
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Art – The 3rd Annual Womxn’s Art Show

Celebrate 15+ Chicago-based womxn artists in honor of National Women’s/Womxn’s Month. Attendees are invited to mingle with artists, learn about their pieces, and purchase their art.
Free, March 8th, 8-11 PM at Bite Café, 1039 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60622.
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History and Activism

Visit the exhibition Why Women Should Vote at Jane Addams Hull-House, 800 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60607.
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Attend the lecture African American Women and the Vote: A Centennial Review
March 6th, 5:30 PM at Harold Washington Library Center, Cindy Pritzker Auditorium, 401 S Plymouth Ct, Chicago, IL 60605.
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Eat @ Women-Owned Restaurants

Support women-owned businesses on this day and visit some of the best restaurants in town, owned or led by women.
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See a Show

Rosie’s Variety Hour – A musical sketch show hosted by Rosie The Riveter that will take you on a journey through the eyes of the Women and LGBTQIA folx in our lives.
March 6,7,13 &14, 11 PM, at the Cornservatory, 4210 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60618.
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Judy and Liza: Once in a Lifetime: The London Palladium Concert – A Tribute
Nancy Hays and Alexa Castelvecchi perform as they lovingly recall the famed 1964 concert by the legendary mother-daughter duo of Judy Garland and an 18-year-old Liza Minnelli at the London Palladium.
During March, Thursday-Sunday, 8 PM, at Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614.
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Laugh at a Comedy Show

Women’s History Night at Lo Rez Brewery
Celebrate Women’s History Month with an all-female comedy lineup, local vendors, art, and craft beer.
March 26th, 6-10 PM at Lo Rez Brewery, 2101 S Carpenter St, Chicago, IL 60608.
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Attend a Storytelling Event about the women of Chicago

The 3rd Annual “Badass Women of Chicago History”
A line of storytellers will share the stories of seven Badass Women of Chicago History you ought to know.
March 20th, 7:30-10:30 PM at Sleeping Village West Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL.
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Brunch with the Breckinridges: Championing Women’s Activism in Modern America

Discussion & Reception with the Author Anya Jabour about her new biography – Sophonisba Breckinridge: Championing Women’s Activism in Modern America, which highlights Sophonisba Breckinridge’s remarkable career as an educator and social justice activist.
March 15th, 12-4 PM at Jane Addams Hull-House, 800 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60607.
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