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Auditorium Theatre celebrates 125th with star-studded performance and gala

Auditorium Theatre celebrates 125th with star-studded performance and gala
Chicago’s Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, built in 1889, is celebrating a BIG birthday!  This national historic landmark, located at 50 E. Congress Pkwy., will toast 125 years at its Anniversary Gala,, “Living the History – 125 Years of the Auditorium Theatre,” on December 9 at the Theatre and the Palmer House Hilton.  The glamorous... Read more »

EXPO CHICAGO 2014: Opening night brings out stars of film, sports and art worlds

EXPO CHICAGO president/director Tony Karman, MCA Chicago's Pritzker Director Madeleine Grynsztejn, Commissioner Michelle Boone and Northern Trust EVP of Wealth Management "Mac" Maclellan toast at Vernissage.
The third annual EXPO CHICAGO, The International Exposition of Modern and Contemporary Art, opened to more than 3,500 people during Vernissage, the opening night event benefiting the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Chicago.  Besides some of the city’s top business, civic and cultural leaders in attendance, Navy Pier’s Festival Hall was filled with stars of... Read more »

Spectacle Lunatique: A Fun-Filled Fantasy for Redmoon Theater (Awesome pics and Video!)

Mayor and First Lady Amy Rule enjoy a Schwa Restaurant tasting at gala.
Redmoon Theater’s Spectacle Lunatique is one of the most visually exciting fundraisers in town and, this year, they honored tech entrepreneur Howard Tullman with the Galvanizer Award for his contributions to the “vibrancy of Chicago.”  The ceremony surrounding his introduction to the crowd was straight out of Julius Caesar!  Preceded by a 30 piece drummer... Read more »
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We All Speak Dance: The Joffrey Ballet's Spring Gala Celebration

We All Speak Dance:  The Joffrey Ballet's Spring Gala Celebration
The Women’s Board of The Joffrey Ballet will host its 12th Annual Spring Gala on  Friday, April 25,  at the Chicago Hilton.  This year’s theme, “We All Speak Dance,” will be a celebration of the international language of dance, the company, and its educational programs.  Through its Community Engagement and Joffrey Academy of Dance programs,... Read more »