Posts in category "Citylife/event"

Launch party kicks off Macy's Glamorama in style

Nearly 300 fun-loving guests attended the 6th annual Glamorama Launch Party at the chic new venue, Chez, 247 E. Ontario, on June 19.  This party kicked off the main event, Macy’s Passport Presents Glamorama, which will be at the Harris Theater on Friday, August 8,  and feature cool recording artist Jason Derulo along with fabulous... Read more »

Wizard World Chicago Comic Con 2014: May the force be with you!

Wizard World Chicago Comic Con 2014:  May the force be with you!
If you’re a lover of fantasy and who isn’t nowadays, since reality can be pretty grim, then find your glowing sabers, Captain America t-shirts, Dr, Spock ears and get ready to attend Wizard World Chicago Comic Con (Thursday, August 21 thru Sunday, August 24) at Rosemont’s Donald E. Stephens Convention Center  (5555 N. River Road).... Read more »

Chicago Match Cup and Tall Ships Festival Coming to Navy Pier

Chicago Match Cup and Tall Ships Festival Coming to Navy Pier
This August, sailing takes over Navy Pier as modern match racing meets maritime history. The Chicago Match Cup, a $100,000 sailing competition and the only U.S. stop on the Alpari World Match Racing Tour, will set sail alongside one of Chicago’s most popular attractions, the majestic Tall Ships Chicago 2013 Festival, Aug. 7 – 11,... Read more »
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Old St. Pat's World's Largest Block Party will feature first ever country music line-up! Yee Hah!

Old St. Pat's World's Largest Block Party will feature first ever country music line-up!  Yee Hah!
Every year, nearly 18,000 people enjoy two whole blocks of food, music and fun at the World Largest Block Party and this year will be no different!  For the first time ever, Gretchen Wilson and Phil Vassar will be co-headlining the first ever country line-up on Saturday night for this party with a purpose.   Proceeds... Read more »

Diane Keaton will be guest speaker for Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation Luncheon

Diane Keaton will be guest speaker for Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation Luncheon
 Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation (LSCRF) announced Academy Award-Winning actress and director Diane Keaton would be guest speaker at its Annual Fall Benefit Luncheon on Thursday, October 3rd at the Hilton Chicago, 720 South Michigan Ave. Proceeds will support innovative contributions to breast cancer research and educational programs, as well as fellowships, at Northwestern Memorial... Read more »

Joffrey Blue Masquerade Ball

Joffrey Blue Masquerade Ball
The Joffrey Ballet’s Auxiliary Board  is hosting an unforgettable night filled with mystery and intrigue at the Joffrey Blue Masquerade Ball on Friday, June, 14.  The event will be located at the Joffrey Tower, 10 E. Randolph, from 8pm until midnight. Partygoers are encouraged to wear their favorite masque and be treated to complimentary cocktails,... Read more »
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Greek America Foundation Hosts 'Blue Masque Ball'

Co-chairs Tom and Susanna Negovan with Jane Monzures.
The Greek America Foundation presented its second annual Blue Masque Ball, a fundraising event to benefit charities in debt-stricken Greece, at the Blackstone Hotel on March 16.  This year’s Honorary Chairs were Susanna and Tom Negovan who brought years of support to local charities of the Greek America Foundation.   (Susanna was particularly excited to support... Read more »

"A Perfect Event eMagazine" Launch Party fit for Marie Antoinette!

The Hostess with the Mostest, Debi Lilly, founder "A Perfect Event", "A Perfect Event eMagazine" and Debi Lilly Designs.
Debi Lilly is a nationally renowned event-planning expert based in Chicago. She is the founder and president of A Perfect Event – one of Chicago’s most successful special event companies with a faithful (and famous) following, including Oprah Winfrey!  She regularly appears on The Nate Berkus Show with delightful party planning tips and now, for... Read more »

Friends of Conservation Ball will Celebrate 30th Anniversary with Wildlife Expert Jim Fowler

Friends of Conservation Ball will Celebrate 30th Anniversary with Wildlife Expert Jim Fowler
Dinner tickets have officially gone on sale for this year’s Conservation Ball benefitting Friends of Conservation.  On Friday, October 12th, FOC President and Ball Chair Reute Butler and CNN’s Zoraida Sambolin will be hosting an unforgettable evening in The Winter Garden at The Harold Washington Library.  FOC will be celebrating its 30th Anniversary of Community... Read more »
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The Service Club of Chicago's "A Day on the Terrace": A Fashionable Summer Soiree (PICS!)

This event has been a longtime labor of love for this year’s Chair Emeritus and event founder, Hazel Barr, who along with co-chairs Jean Antoniou, Saira Cooper and Tracey DiBuono (Tarantino), planned a fashion extravaganza July 30th that was a sell out with more than 260 guests. The perfect summer day started on the Peninsula... Read more »