Lakeside Pride Creating Virtual Winter Wonderland For Its Annual Holiday Show Saturday

Melissa TerrellNews & Events

Lakeside Pride Members Caroling on the Holiday Bus

The annual holiday show will stream live from Lakeside Pride’s Facebook Page on Saturday, featuring everything from Bach to the Muppets and classic holiday jingles. LAKEVIEW — LGBTQ performance group Lakeside Pride’s annual show is going virtual Saturday with a free, livestreamed concert from its music ensemble. Lakeside Pride’s “8-Bit Wonderland” will stream live on the nonprofit group’s Facebook page 7–8:30 p.m. … Read More

Lakeside Presents Virtual Holiday Concert 8-BIT WONDERLAND, December 12

Melissa TerrellNews & Events

Ping backdrop with candy canes and other sugar treats with the show title "8-Bit Wonderland"

Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles have continued to virtually make music throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. This online event will show off some of the ensemble’s talented musicians with some recorded Ghosts of Christmas past, and some live performances and will include treats from Bach, Bernstein, the Muppet Show and the holiday favorite “Sleigh Ride”. Join Lakeside Pride in a digital winter … Read More

Queer as Polka: Lakeside Pride plays a new tune

Melissa TerrellChamber Ensembles, News & Events

Queer as Polka performing on stage

Kaitlyn Hollysmith has added the “oom-pah-pah” rhythm to the many styles and sounds Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles plays through the new ensemble Queer as Polka. Hollysmith was born and raised in Long Grove, Illinois. In fourth grade, she picked up the trumpet to play in the school band and she stuck with it all through high school. She recalled she … Read More