Invited Appearances and Festivals

Our herstory includes numerous performances in the LGBT community as well as at other cultural and political events.

Invited Appearances:

  • Bailiwick Lesbian Theatre Initiative
  • Block 37, Chicago Loop Pedway (“Holiday Hub” Winter Solstice performance)
  • Center on Halsted
  • Chicago Cultural Center
  • Chicago Historical Society (OUT at CHS: Exploring the LGBT Past—Women, Womyn, Grrls, and Kings)
  • Chicago Theatre (A Show of Concern: The Heart of America Responds)
  • Circe Women in the Arts Festival (Lansing, MI, with Sistrum)
  • Cleveland Institute of Music (Diane Benjamin’s “Where I Live” with Windsong)
  • DePaul University Pride Week
  • Field Museum (Ibeji International Women’s Festival)
  • First Unitarian Church of Chicago (Winter WomanSpirit Conference)
  • Harmony House (benefit performance)
  • Harold Washington Library (Pride)
  • Holiday Inn – Naperville (ICASA-Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault)
  • Illinois State Capitol – March on Springfield for Marriage Equality
  • Indiana University (National Women’s Music Festival)
  • James R. Thompson Center (State of Illinois Building)
  • Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park (Gay Games VII)
  • Kindred Hearts Coffeehouse
  • Mountain Moving Coffeehouse for Womyn and Children, on numerous occasions, including the final performance on Dec. 10, 2005
  • Palmer House Hilton (LGPA/GOAL-Lesbian Gay Police Association/Gay Officers Action League)
  • Prairie Moon Bookstore (Women’s History Month)
  • Rape Victim Advocates benefit performances
  • Preston Bradley Center (with Lakeside Pride Symphonic Band)
  • Sulzer Regional Library – Chicago Public Library system
  • The Admiral Retirement Apartments
  • University of Illinois at Chicago Forum (Illinois Marriage Equality Bill Signing)
  • University of Illinois at Chicago Pavilion (National Anthem for Lady Flames game)
  • University of Illinois at Chicago (Unsettling Feminisms Conference)
  • Women & Children First Bookstore
  • Woodstock Unitarian Universalist Church (with Tricia Alexander)
  • Numerous commitment ceremonies, weddings, and memorials

We have proudly participated in every Sister Singers Network National or International Women’s Choral Festival:

  • Kansas City, Missouri – hosted by Kansas City Women’s Chorus 1984 and 1989
  • Madison, Wisconsin – hosted by Womonsong 1985
  • Chicago, Illinois (Loyola University 2010 and Lane Tech H.S. 1986) – hosted by Artemis Singers
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota – hosted by Calliope Women’s Chorus
  • Houston, Texas – hosted by Houston Women’s Chorus 1991
  • Cincinnati, Ohio – hosted by MUSE 1993
  • Grand Rapids, Michigan – hosted by Grand Rapids Women’s Chorus and Sistrum 2001
  • San Diego, California – hosted by San Diego Women’s Chorus 2006
  • Champaign-Urbana, Illinois (at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Tryon Theater) – hosted by Amasong 2014

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