Posts tagged "John Walcher"

The Joffrey Blue Masquerade Ball: A brand new fundraiser for The Joffrey Ballet!

Joffrey dancers and guests brought the first Joffrey Blue Masquerade Ball to life!  (ActionBooth.com photo)
The Joffrey Ballet’s Auxiliary Board hosted an unforgettable evening of mystery and intrigue at its very first Joffrey Blue Masquerade Ball on June 14th.  The ball was held at the ballet’s own Joffrey Tower, located at 10 E. Randolph, from 8pm to midnight.  Over 200 partygoers donned their favorite masques and were treated to cocktails... 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 »

A Night of Firsts for the Joffrey Ballet's (Fun-Filled) 10th Anniversary Celebration Gala (PICS!)

It was a thrilling night in Chicago for The Joffrey Ballet’s grand 10th Anniversary Celebration Gala honoring its Women’s Board!  I was so excited to chair this event with Helen Hall Melchior (our 5th Joffrey event together!) along with our dynamic co-chairs Kate Bensen, Pamella Roland DeVos, Liz Sharp, Joan Colmar, Mary Pat Burns, Victoria... Read more »
Advertisement:

The Joffrey Ballet's Junior Auxiliary Board Hosts "Pointe of Departure"

The second annual “Pointe of Departure” was presented by the Junior Auxiliary Board of The Joffrey Ballet on Thursday, January 26th.   A signature of this event is finding hot new venues and this year was no exception.  Venue Six10 at the Spertus Institute offered a great atmosphere for this evening where stage and canvas collided. ... 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 »

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 »
Advertisement:

Pointe of Departure--An Art Inspired Fundraiser for Joffrey Ballet

  The newly formed Joffrey Auxiliary Board (JAB) is making its move with a very cool fundraiser called Pointe of Departure on Thursday, February 10th, from 6-9 PM at Archisesto, 1006 W. Randolph St.  This art exhibition will be an evening where the stage and canvas collide. Inspired by a dancer’s pointe shoe, featured works... Read more »

Starrlight Studios Presents Seductresses of Old Hollywood

Author Steve Starr and Elena Samokhina at his book launch party at Rumba. (Pic by Mila Samokhina) Steve Starr’s book party this week at Rumba celebrated beloved Hollywood Latin legends with the launch of his latest book, “Steve Starr Studios Presents Starrlight: Glamorous Latin Movie Stars of Early Hollywood.”  These cinematic stars included Rita Hayworth,... Read more »

Jennifer Hudson Performs for Michigan Avenue Magazine's 2nd Anniversary Party!

The House of Blues last night before Jennifer Hudson’s appearance. The House of Blues was literally packed to the rafters last night when Michigan Avenue Magazine celebrated their 2nd anniversary in grand style.  Their September cover girl, Jennifer Hudson, made an appearance and performed.  She looked stunningly gorgeous and so slim!  As one friend put... Read more »
Advertisement:

Joffrey Ballet's Couture & Cocktails is the Hottest Ticket in Town! (PICS!)

(Pic courtesy of PLP Studios)
Joffrey Ballet’s Couture & Cocktails 2010 Co-Chairs Kristina McGrath and Marci Holzer with this year’s designer, Carmen Marc Valvo. I am proud and honored to report that the Joffrey Ballet’s 5th annual “Couture & Cocktails” is still the hottest ticket in town thanks to this year’s new co-chairs Kristina McGrath and Marci Holzer.  Helen Melchior... Read more »