Archive for August 2013

BMW Championship 2013: A Peek Behind the Scenes at Conway Farms Golf Club

A temporary PGA headquarters was built on the grounds in May when the physical prepartions for the tournment got underway. Photo credit: Show Me Chicago.
Click here for link to entertainment and events happening nearby during BMW Championship Week in Lake Forest Preparation continues at a feverish pitch at Conway Farms Golf Club in Lake Forest with the clock ticking on the BMW Championship scheduled to tee up September 9th through September 15th.  The prestigious BMW Championship is bringing some... Read more »

Dog Friendly Chicago: Ten Chicago Adventures for your Canine Companion

Dog Friendly Chicago: Ten Chicago Adventures for your Canine Companion
In the last four weeks, since Sam arrived at our household at the age of eight weeks, I have been undergoing a crash course on dogs. What I learned is that it is important to “socialize” your puppy from the time they are very young so that as they age they will be comfortable in... Read more »

Chicago Music Summit Rocks with Day of Free Concerts and Events

Chicago Music Summit Rocks with Day of Free Concerts and Events
From hip hop to classical and everything in-between Chicago will showcase its powerhouse music scene with free concerts, free panel discussions and networking plus after-parties (some with cover fees) at some hip neighborhood establishments–all part of the first Chicago Music Summit on September 20.  The inaugural Chicago Music Summit is sponsored by Google. More than... Read more »
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Chicago Summer 2013: 25 Events for Your End of Summer Bucket List

Chicago Summer 2013: 25 Events for Your End of Summer Bucket List
Not unlike the squirrels gathering their nuts for the oncoming winter, Chicagoans are in a bit of a frenzy trying to fill the final days of summer with all they can. It seems the calendar between now and Labor Day is helping everyone out with a flurry of fests and activities before we move on... Read more »

The Chicago Dancing Festival 2013: Five Day Fest Showcases the Best of Chicago Dance

The Chicago Dancing Festival 2013: Five Day Fest Showcases the Best of Chicago Dance
The Chicago Dancing Festival (CDF) kicks off today with an evening of dance,  “The Harris at 10! Anniversary Special” featuring The Joffrey Ballet, Lar Lubovitch Dance Company, the Chicago Human Rhythm Project and more. The free fest continues through Saturday, August 24 with “A Celebration of Dance” in Millennium Park.  (Aug. 20-24). This is the... Read more »

KKK Kin Killin’ Kin: Chicago's DuSable Museum Exhibition Seeks Solution to Youth Violence

KKK Kin Killin’ Kin: Chicago's DuSable Museum Exhibition Seeks Solution to Youth Violence
An important new exhibit KKK– “Kin Killin’ Kin”, at Chicago’s DuSable Museum of African American History hopes to find a solution to gun violence through art. The exhibition is the result of a series of works by artist James Pate starting as a “personal private protest” in 2000 comparing black on black terrorism to Ku Klux... Read more »
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Chicago Humanities Festival 2013: Season Line-up of Events

Chicago Humanities Festival 2013: Season Line-up of Events
The Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) has just announced the schedule for the 24th Annual Chicago Humanities Festival kicking off November 1. This year’s line-up features some big names trying to set things straight about humans and their connections to animals.  There’s a lot to learn in our dog eat dog world when the experts explore... Read more »

Air and Water Show 2013: Best Views, Food and Drink

Air and Water Show 2013: Best Views, Food and Drink
There are many choices for viewing Chicago’s Air and Water Show in addition to its North Avenue Beach epicenter. Spectators can experience the air part of the show from as far south as the Gary International Airport in Gary, IN. At the north end of the viewing area, Montrose Beach is as good a spot... Read more »

Chicago Air and Water Show 2013: Who, What, When and Where

Chicago’s most popular festival, the Chicago Air and Water Show returns this weekend for its 55th year of daredevil thrills and death-defying action at North Avenue Beach and along Chicago’s lakefront. Over two million spectators are expected to attend this year’s show making it the largest free admission air and water exhibition of its kind... Read more »
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Mod Mex Pits Bayless and Other Top Mexican Chefs in Face-off

Mod Mex Pits Bayless and Other Top Mexican Chefs in Face-off
Holy Mole Bayless, Stupak, Gaytan and Vallejos all under the same roof. I think I just died and went to foodie heaven. If you are a foodie, you know who these guys are. Even if you’re not a foodie but love Mexican cuisine you’ll want to take note. The names are synonymous with the best... Read more »
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