CHICAGO – The issue of gender identity, especially for those who are born with a vagueness as to what to call themselves between/beyond boy and girl, has come front and center in the U.S., both with the legalization of gay marriage and the callous repudiation of identity by trying to pass laws dismissing it (the North Carolina “bathroom” laws). The performance companies of The Living Canvas and Nothing Without a Company is currently staging “[Trans]formation,” which presents gender identity art by six performers, who perform most of the play in the nude.
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CHICAGO – In our latest edition of HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: DVD, we have 10 DVDs up for grabs to the hilarious Showtime comedy “All Star Comedy Jam,” which is hosted by Cedric the Entertainer. Directed by Leslie Small, this also features Shaquille O’Neal, Shaunie O’Neal, DeRay Davis, Tommy Davidson, Kevin Hart and Aries Spears. The DVD’s street date is Sept. 8, 2009.