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05/21/2014 2:00am

Don't miss the SAG-AFTRA Senior Radio Players' next performance.
Double Indemnity
7 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.) Tuesday, May 20
Claudia Cassidy Theater, 77 E. Randolph, Chicago
Directed by Guy Barille, the show's producers are Ernie Lane and Connie Foster. Admission is free, however seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Start: 05/19/2014 - 8:00pm
End: 05/19/2014 - 10:00pm

On May 19, SAG-AFTRA National Vice President, Recording Artists Dan Navarro, a Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter, voiceover artist and recording artist, will engage in conversations with SAG-AFTRA Chicago Local members. Dan will answer questions about navigating a successful performing career, share some tales from the road, talk about his union and much more. He has worked in many areas of the business and has a wealth of knowledge to share. Don't miss this opportunity to converse with one of the best.
When: 1 - 3 p.m., May 19, 2014

Start: 05/08/2014 - 12:30am
End: 05/08/2014 - 2:30am

New members represent the future for SAG-AFTRA. The more knowledgeable they are, the stronger our union and all members are. The goal of the New Members Subcommittee of SAG-AFTRA Chicago's Community Outreach, Community Organizing committee is to educate, engage and empower professional actors from the moment they become union members.

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 16:58

Alma WashingtonSAG-AFTRA member Alma Washington was honored by the Chicago Chapter of the Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) at the 35th Annual Florence Criley and Olga Madar Awards on March 20. Alma was this year's Olga Madar Award winner. Madar was the first woman to be elected to the UAW International Executive Board and CLUW's first president.

Start: 05/29/2014 - 8:00pm
End: 05/29/2014 - 11:00pm

SAG-AFTRA Chicago is returning to the Greater Chicago Food Depository. Join staff and members from 1 – 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 29. The GCFD is at 4100 West Ann Lurie Place in Chicago. This is near Midway Airport. Free parking is available.
We never know exactly what we'll be doing, but volunteer opportunities include repacking bulk products to individual/family sizes, assembling boxes with assorted food, checking expiration dates, labeling products, sorting products, etc. Participants must be at least 14 years old.

With special guest Jason Teresi of Breakdown Services, May's Conservatory event will show members how to get the most out of their online casting auditions.
Jason is going to share examples of the good, the bad and the very best online auditions. He will show you how to record and submit successful online auditions and the tricks and tips you need to DIY.
When: 6 - 8 p.m. Monday, May 12

Where: Kaufherr Members Resource Center, 1 E. Erie, Suite 660, Chicago, IL 60611

On May 19, the Mayne Stage Theater in Rogers Park will be the backdrop for the second annual Live From Mayne Stage event to benefit the Kaufherr Members Resource Center (KMRC).

This year’s event features critically acclaimed singer/songwriter Dan Navarro, comedian Russ Williamson, chanteuse Claudia Hommel accompanied by Bob Moreen, song and dance man Dennis Kelly, rhythm and blues vocalist Lynne Jordan and world-class entertainer Greta Pope. Chicago broadcast legend Richard Steele will be the evening’s master of ceremonies.

When: 5:30 - 8 p.m., Tuesday, June 17

Where: Kaufherr Members Resource Center (KMRC)
1 E. Erie, Suite 660
Chicago, IL 60611

Have you worked on a Student Film, Short Film or low budget feature in the past year? Are you and a bunch of your friends getting together and making short films? Webisodes? Spec TV pilots? Didn't think you needed to worry about being under contract? Well...

All SAG-AFTRA members who work the Basic Cable Live Action Agreement (Sirens and Underemployed were signed to this agreement) are invited to attend this caucus. The purpose of this caucus is to hear the issues and concerns from the membership regarding the upcoming Basic Cable Live Action Agreement negotiations. This agreement expires on June 30, 2014. The caucus is open to all paid-up members. Come early and please bring your current membership card (paid thru April 30, 2014) for admittance.