Recap: Kendall College James Beard Awards Brunch

Beverly Kim, Renee Erickson, Ari Taymor and Rick Bayless. (Photo credit: Barry Brecheisen, Eater Chicago courtesy of Kendall College)

Beverly Kim, Renee Erickson, Ari Taymor and Rick Bayless. (Photo credit: Barry Brecheisen, Eater Chicago courtesy of Kendall College)

Chicago has been all abuzz recently in the culinary world as the James Beard Awards was held for the first time in the city after calling New York home for almost 25 years. Plenty […]

Erasing the Distance Presents: Veterans Voices

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Erasing the Distance (ETD) will present their second production of their 2015 season, VETERANS VOICES, beginning May 19th. The play, directed by ETD Company Member Heather Bodie, features five storytellers – each with a unique perspective and voice – talk about the devastating and varied effects of post-traumatic stress disorder […]

4th Annual Zero Prostate Cancer Run/Walk Returns To Chicago Later This Month

(Photo courtesy of ZERO Prostate Cancer)

(Photo courtesy of ZERO Prostate Cancer)

Join Advanced Urology Associates for the ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk on May 30th. The 10K run and 5K run/walk are a part of ZERO’s annual Run/Walk series, which raises awareness and funds to end prostate cancer. This year, ZERO will bring the series to nearly 40 cities […]

Recap: Spin To Break The Cycle Raises Almost $220,000 For World Sport Chicago

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Chicago Bear lineback David Bass with student participants (Photo credit: Game Face Media)

The House of Blues in Chicago became an unlikely setting last month as World Sport Chicago took over for Spin to Break the Cycle! Spin bikes took over the stage and main floor area as instructors from Fitness Formula Clubs […]

Chicago Weekend Guide: May 8 – 10, 2015

Gala 2014: Guests enjoyed a private rock concert and dancing with Steppenwolf co-founder Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band. (Photo credit: Kyle Flubacker)

Friday, May 8, 2015


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The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), one of the nation’s leading art and design schools, will hold the 81st edition of its annual runway show, Fashion 2015. Presented Friday, May 8 three times throughout the day at Millennium Park’s Chase Promenade, […]

Chicago Rhythm Fest’s Culminating Performance At The Auditorium Theatre

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Chicago Human Rhythm Project (Photo credit: ProPhotoSTL)

The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University presents the culminating performance of the city-wide Chicago Rhythm Fest, a showcase of events, mini-concerts and panel discussions celebrating the diversity of the percussive arts, highlighting five of the city’s premier dance groups. Led by Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP), […]

Recap: Night In The Stacks To Benefit The Chicago Public Library Foundation

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The Chicago Public Library Foundation Junior Board hosted the second annual Night in the Stacks. The event took place at the Harold Washington Library on Friday, April 10, 2015. Around 400 guests attended this fun-filled superhero-themed party.

The event had a record-breaking year! Night in the Stacks raised […]

Giorgio Armani In Chicago Hosts Rita Hayworth Gala Kick-off Event For Alzheimer’s Association

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Lynne Carey & Karen Segal (Photo credit: Bill Richert)

On April 23, 2015, the Alzheimer’s Association held an intimate kick-off event to their Annual Rita Hayworth Gala. The event took place at Giorgio Armani off the Magnificent Mile in Chicago. To benefit the event, 10% of all sales throughout the evening benefited the […]

The Imagine Ball In Chicago For The Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDSChicago

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On June 13 at Navy Pier’s Grand Ballroom, DIFFA/Chicago (The Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS) will host their annual black-tie affair. DIFFA is a not-for-profit fundraising and grant making foundation that distributes funds to Chicago area HIV/AIDS service agencies that provide direct service, preventative education and outreach to people who […]

Recap: Baconfest Chicago Raises $75,000 In Support Of The Greater Food Depository

Amateur Cook-Off Winner, (Photo credit: Anne Petersen)

2015 Baconfest Chicago (Photo credit: Peter Tsai)

Who loves bacon? A lot of people! This was truly evident at the 7th Annual Baconfest Chicago with an estimated figure of 4,500 people in attendance for the festivities Friday and Saturday.

Patrons enthusiastically enjoyed sweet and savory food creations, all with bacon as the foundation. […]

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