Archive for April 2010

The Joffrey Gala Raises Over $1 Million!

The Joffrey Gala 2010 was held recently at Union Station. This was a new venue for this event so I didn’t know what to expect but Co-chairs Yolanda and Jason Tyler and Honorary Chairs, Anne and Burt Kaplan, planned one of the most magical evenings in recent memory for almost 1000 guests. The night began... Read more »

Modern Vintage Chicago--Everything Old is New Again!

The Double Stitch Twins–Erika and Monika Simmons. (Pic by Steve Starr) The Modern Vintage Chicago Show is not just about your mother’s old handbags!!  This show was incredible with tons of enticing goodies to buy!  Over 60 vintage dealers from across the country and 15 emerging new designers showcased a variety of unique items that... Read more »

Victory Garden Theater's "Chicago Stories" 2010

With Bernie Sahlins, NPR’s Peter Sagal, renowned theater critic Richard Christiansen, Victory Garden Theater’s Executive Director Jan Kallish and Artistic Director Dennis Zacek. Victory Gardens Theater hosted their 20th “Chicago Stories“ fundraiser at the Fairmont this weekend.  I was so honored to be one of the three celebrity (their word, not mine!) playwrights chosen for... Read more »
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Hefner and Hemingway Highlight New York Book Fair

  The first Playboy (signed twice by Hef) offered by Lux Mentis at New York Antiquarian Book Fair along with an archive spanning 60 years. The New York Book Fair happens every year in April at the Park Avenue Armory.   This fair is the largest  in the world with over 200 dealers from all corners... Read more »

Love and Happy Easter!

Flowers are blooming all over Old Town! Spring is in the air, the birds are going crazy and the photo is proof that we are going to have a beautiful spring!   Hope you all have a safe, happy and blessed Easter with your family and friends!  Candace )))