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Cyndi Lauper to Perform at Gay Games Closing Ceremony

By Julene McCoy in Arts & Entertainment on May 24, 2006 4:00PM

Image is copyright Chicago Games, Inc., except where other copyrights and trademarks are noted.Cyndi Lauper has been slated to perform at the Gay Games VII Closing Ceremony at Wrigley Field. Tickets are now on sale for the July 22nd event. Cyndi has been active with PFLAG and the Matthew Shepard Foundation and previously performed at the Gay Games in 1994 when they were held in New York City. Lauper's latest CD, The Body Acoustic, celebrates diversity, friends, and acceptance which are consistent with the image that we feel the Gay Games VII Sports and Cultural Festival represents.

Throughout the Sports and Cultural Festival running 15-22 July 2006, the city of Chicago and local merchants are hosting a plethora of events. From the Opening Ceremony with Margaret Cho to art exhibits, comedy events, parties, and other concerts - a look at their calendar is in order. Events range from free to over $90 and are taking place all around the Chicagoland area.