Recap: Chicago Auto Show’s First Look For Charity For 18 Chicago Nonprofits

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The Chicago Auto Show‘s First Look for Charity returned this year at McCormick Place to raise money for 18 Chicago charities. Since 1992, the black-tie affair has raised close to $40 million while providing attendees the chance to experience the auto show the evening before it opens […]

11th Annual Good Food Festival And Conference Coming To Chicago


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The 11th Annual Good Food Festival & Conference is coming to Chicago March 19th through 21st. Presented by FamilyFarmed, the annual celebration of the fast-growing Good Food movement will bring together some of the nation’s leaders in local, sustainable fare — from farmers to chefs, food entrepreneurs to policy makers […]

Recap: Chicago Polar Punge To Benefit Special Olympics Chicago

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(Photo Credit: Colleen McNicholas)

Vince Vaughn getting ready with Mike Kelly, CEO and Superintendent of the Chicago Park District. (Photo Credit: Colleen McNicholas)

Last year, the Polar Plunge was one of the most talked about charity events in Chicago. Who could forget when Mayor Rahm Emanuel challenged Jimmy Fallon to take on the plunge in the icy […]

Recap: Tickled Pink For Bright Pink’s 10 Year Anniversary

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(Photo Credit: Tickled Pink for Bright Pink)

On Friday, February 20, 2015, Tickled Pink for Bright Pink celebrated their 10 year anniversary. The fun and fabulous event took place Morgan Manufacturing in downtown Chicago. With 50 top Chicago restaurants cooking up their finest dishes at this party, you were bound to find a […]

Chicago Weekend Guide: March 6 – 8, 2015

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Friday, March 6

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The Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS/Chicago (DIFFA/Chicago) Auxiliary Board will be hosting the Third Annual Dance For a DIFFArence on March 6th. This year’s theme is “Prom” so be sure to wear your corsages!

Dance for a DIFFArence welcomes local design and business […]

Alonzo King LINES Ballet Comes To Chicago’s Harris Theater

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San Francisco-based Alonzo King LINES Ballet, led by visionary Founder and Artistic Director Alonzo King, will present two alternate programs at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, one on Wednesday, March 4th and the other on Thursday, March 5, 2015.

The Wednesday evening performance is a part of the […]

Recap: Beers And Baritones Fundraiser For Chicago Opera Theater

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Chicago Opera Theater’s Beers & Baritones 2015 (Photo courtesy of Carol Fox & Associates)

Operatic sounds and voices are probably a rarity for Lagunitas Brewing Company. However, for one night only the voices of baritones Zeffin Quinn Hollis and Edward Parks, and soprano Mary Ann Stewart, lit up the stage in the Tap […]

Chicago Weekend Guide: February 28 – March 5, 2015

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Hello Chicago! Can you believe that the month of February is almost over? We have a few events you don’t want to miss out on!

Saturday, February 28, 2015

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One Inspired Evening

The Inspiration Corporation will be hosting their annual fundraiser. The fun-filled evening will include a night of mingling, […]

Charity Meets: Cara Hotz

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Cara Hotz (Photo courtesy of Bettie Bomb, Inc. Public Relations)

Cara Hotz spent two decades of her life in brand strategy and graphic design. Several of those years, heading her own design firm. Like many people, she approached a point in her career where she felt the need for change. She says that […]

Chicago Theatre Week Kick-Off Party Supports Local Theater

Therese Maher and Deb Clapp, Executive Director of the League of Chicago Theatres (Photo credit: Kimmy Noonen)

Therese Maher and Deb Clapp, Executive Director of the League of Chicago Theatres (Photo credit: Kimmy Noonen)

ACME Hotel Company hosted a Chicago Theatre Week kick-off party on Tuesday, February 10, 2015. Members of the League of Chicago Theatres and partners celebrated the rich tradition of theater-going in Chicago. Theatre Week ran from […]

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