Archive for 2012

Winter Dance at Chicago Cultural Center: Jan 4-6

Winter Dance at Chicago Cultural Center: Jan 4-6
Winter’s version of Summer Dance, Winter Dance 2013 will be held January 4 – 6 in the Yates Gallery located on the 4th floor of the Chicago Cultural Center. Presented by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, Winter Dance will bring people of all ages and skill levels together with free, introductory... Read more »

Movember Chicago 2012 Gala (Photo Gallery)

Gogobot Postcard created on iPhone
Movember did it again with a mo’licious party at Excalibur, Friday November 30. One question though… Why didn’t they let Jonny emcee? Did you go to the gala?  What did you think?

Movember Chicago celebrates at Gala Parte on 11/30

Surely you have seen all of the mustaches running around town, even more than usual (as Chicago IS the most mustache-friendly city in the US).  And in addition to being retro-chic, these mo’s serve a purpose.  Movember. Come see the most fantastic whiskers in the Windy City on November 30 at Excalibur when Mo Bros & Mo Sisters come out... Read more »
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Holiday Choral Series by Local School at Art Institute 12/3 - 12/14

Holiday Choral Series by Local School at Art Institute 12/3 - 12/14
Get a dose of the holidays that will be music to your ears.  From December 3 to December 14 you can hear the angelic sounds high school and university choirs sing at the Art Institute of Chicago on the Woman’s Board Grand Staircase.  The performances last from noon to 12:3o and are free with museum admission. BONUS:... Read more »

21st Annual Wreathing of the Lions at Art Institute

21st Annual Wreathing of the Lions at Art Institute
One of the most noticeable things about The Art Institue of Chicago are the legendary lions that guard the centuries of artistic genius inside the building.  For 20 years, these lions have donned traditional evergreen wreaths at the Michigan Avenue entrance in a yearly celebration.  Bring family and friends to this magnificent and free event to celebrate the holiday... Read more »

Buy Local Chicago With Holiday Gifts From ShopColumbia

Buy Local Chicago With Holiday Gifts From ShopColumbia
Want a gift that means something?  Looking for the person that “has it all”?  Enjoy knowing that your money is helping to encourage local Chicao college students? Then ShopColumbia‘s 4th Annual Holiday Market is just for you. In addition to being able to shop online, The Market will take over the entire first floor of... Read more »
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Chicago's Annual Tree Lighting in Daley Plaza on 12/20/12

Chicago's Annual Tree Lighting in Daley Plaza on 12/20/12
It happens every year and is a source of inspiration and great fun for kids of all ages.  On Tuesday, November 20 the City of Chicago and UL present the 99th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony in the Loop. Musical performances and festive holiday music begin at 4:30 pm and the holiday season officially commences at 5:00 pm,... Read more »

Free Trim and Styler Giveaway at Gillette/Movember Tour, Friday 11/16

Free Trim and Styler Giveaway at Gillette/Movember Tour, Friday 11/16
Get your “MO” on!  As we continue into Movember, it’s pretty obvious this is a month when mustaches – or Mo’s – and the very important issue of men’s health and prostate cancer are in the spotlight. Gillette is proud to support this movement and the fight against prostate cancer through its eMO’gency Styler Tour,... Read more »

If you're going to riot in Chicago, do it with wine at Wine Riot 2012

Why are some wines sweet and some so not?  What goes well with a soft cheese? Or chicken pasta?  Do you know what you’re doing when you look at a wine menu or are your eyes just glazing over the prices? If your answers to the preceding questions lead you to believe you could use... Read more »
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Explore Chicago's Mexican History with a tour through Pilsen

Fresh off the margaritas and sombreros of Cinco de Mayo, a more knowledgeable way of exploring Mexican history emerges through CitySwarm Events.  The Pilsen Cultural Tour begins at 6pm in the heart of Chicago’s Mexican and Hispanic community. Tour participants can expect to learn the history, culture and heritage associated with the Pilsen community in the... Read more »