Craig Johnson, Community Health Promoter for RUSH University Medical Center shared this email with me and I am sharing it with you! If you have sex you are at risk. Mr. Johnson says, "Choose to accept reality". GET TESTED and then join us tonight!
On the evening of December 3, 2010, in commemoration of the 22nd annual World AIDS Day, Rush University Medical Center’s Section of Infectious Diseases and The Red Pump Project invite you to “Behind the Red Curtains: Monologues on HIV.” Happening at at Room 43, 1041 East 43rd Street in the Bronzeville community of Chicago, this event is to address the impact of HIV/AIDS—on individual lives, as well as the overall community—through performance art.
“Behind the RED Curtains” performances will feature singing and HIV monologues (spoken-word and storytelling). Confirmed performers include nationally acclaimed jazz vocalist Maggie Brown, two-time featured HBO Def Poetry Jam Chicago artist and social activist “Mama Brenda” Matthews as well as HIV/AIDS activist and performer David Robertson ("The Face of Hope"). In addition, Dana Divine—composer, vocalist, and host of “Music of Love and Inspiration” Sunday mornings on 107.5 FM WGC—will serve as mistress of ceremonies for the evening.
Behind the RED Curtains
December 3, 2010 6pm-7pm (Networking Reception) | 7pm-8:30pm (Program)
Room 43 (1041 E. 43rd St.) Chicago, IL 60653
Women, Rock your Red Pumps. Fellas, Rock your Red Ties!
“Behind the RED Curtains” is open to the public. (A donation of $10 is suggested.) Complimentary hors d’oeuvres will be served and a cash bar will be available. Any proceeds will benefit a nonprofit, Chicago-area HIV/AIDS awareness, prevention, or service organization (to be announced).