Posts tagged "Joffrey Ballet"

The Joffrey Ballet's Nutcracker Family Dinner: A Delightful Holiday Tradition

Joffrey Women's Board President Melissa Babcock, Event co-chairs Cindy Burns and Sonya Jackson.
The Joffrey Ballet’s “Nutcracker” came to life at the Palmer House Hilton for its annual Nutcracker Family Dinner.  Held in multiple ballrooms, this lively, holiday favorite was chaired by WB members Sonya Jackson and Cindy Burns.  Children delighted in creating snow-flakes, taking photos with Nutcrackers, decorating ballet shoes, making their own cupcakes and having their... Read more »

The Joffrey Ballet's "Couture & Cocktails" Photo Highlights

The Joffrey Dancers were dressed to impress for the 6th annual "Couture & Cocktails"!
The Joffrey Ballet’s “Couture & Cocktails” was created six years ago as a way to honor the dancers and introduce them to their fans in a fun, party atmosphere.  Each year, a designer is featured and in year’s past have included Maria Pinto, Pamella Roland and Carmen Marc Valvo among others.  This year, American designer,... Read more »

Candid Candace Picks her Favorite Parties in Chicago!

The Joffrey’s “Couture & Cocktails” is always a crowd pleaser in September. The social scene in Chicago NEVER stops!  There are so many goings on around town, that you would need a team of interns to keep up with the invites.  I’m going to make it easy for you and give you a listing of some... Read more »
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Joffrey Ballet's "Pointe of Departure" Party Rocks Randolph!

Joffrey Ballet's "Pointe of Departure" Party Rocks Randolph!
  The Joffrey Ballet’s Auxiliary Board (JAB) threw a party and EVERYBODY came!  Archisesto at 1006 W. Randolph in the West Loop, was the venue for this young board’s first major event, Pointe of Departure, and it was so hot the windows were steamy!  I think even event co-chairs, Jennifer Anton and John Walcher along with their... Read more »

My Favorite Photo Memories of 2010

My Chicago Magazine feature was definitely a year’s highlight! The City of Big Shoulders had busy feet visiting the many fundraisers, cocktail parties, soirees, get-togethers, galas, launches, previews, openings, meet-and-greets, luncheons, dinners, events, fests and weddings that took place this year.  There were so many moments that will never be forgotten with friends that I... Read more »

Beaming Faces and the Warmth of Christmas at Joffrey's Nutcracker and Dinner

At play in the “Land of Snow” with Lego Bob! Every year, I can’t wait to see the Joffrey Ballet’s Nutcracker performance since it puts me in the spirit of the season.  This year was better than ever with some slight tweaking and even more outstanding dancers added to the roster.  The sets are pure magic... Read more »
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Nigel Barker, Star of America's Next Top Model, Appears at Book Signing for the Joffrey Ballet

Nigel Barker surrounded by glam fans at his book signing. America’s Next Top Model judge and world famous photographer, Nigel Barker, appeared at Neiman’s this week to kick-off the Joffrey Ballet’s “Couture & Cocktails“.   Nigel charmed the guests, including many Joffrey Women’s Board members, with his new book, “Nigel Barker’s Beauty Equation: Revealing a... Read more »

"Who Is Chicago" Honors 10 September 16th

  The first annual “Who is Chicago” event will be held on Thursday, Sept. 16th, from 8-10 PM at Cuvee, 308 W. Erie.  Chicago Social, Cece & Melinda and Raymi Productions are hosting this event which will honor 10 Chicagoans for their philanthropic efforts in both the corporate and non-profit worlds.  Honorees include:   Paula... Read more »

Top Chicago Chefs Highlight Service Club Fashion Show

Top Chicago Chefs Highlight Service Club Fashion Show
Chefs Ryan Poli (Perrenial) and Ryan Pitts (RL) strut their stuff in the finale of The Service Club of Chicago’s fashion show. I think this year’s “Day on the Terrace” Fashion Show, benefitting The Service Club of Chicago, was the best one yet!  There were gorgeous fall/winter collections presented from designers/stores such as Dennis Basso,... Read more »
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CS Magazine Presents "Men of Style 2010" at Barney's

  NBC’s Marcus Riley is one of CS Magazine “Ten for ’10″. CS Magazine recently hosted a party at Barney’s to celebrate their 2010 Men of Style. The 4th floor was packed with friends who had come to congratulate the “Ten for ’10″. Lucky recipients include NBC’s Marcus Riley, Christopher Clinton Conway (Joffrey Ballet’s Executive... Read more »