Posts in category "Events"

"Eras of Hope" This Friday At Underground - Celebrates Agency's 100+ Years of Fighting Child Abuse

"Eras of Hope" This Friday At Underground -  Celebrates Agency's 100+ Years of Fighting Child Abuse
Join us on Friday, April 25th as we travel through time to celebrate One Hope United’s 119-year history of protecting children and strengthening families. Eras of Hope will showcase the Chicago-based awareness and fundraising initiatives taking place throughout April as part of National Child Abuse Prevention Month and celebrate the role that our community partners... Read more »

"Pour" Supporting Arts4Kids Foundation Provides Disadvantaged Kids the Opportunity for Deeper Cultural Experiences

"Pour" Supporting Arts4Kids Foundation Provides Disadvantaged Kids the Opportunity for Deeper Cultural Experiences
Arts4Kids aims to introduce children to a variety of arts, hence fostering intellectual and emotional growth as well as enabling to spear through the cultural bearers. It’s founder Leonard Mogul has help sponsor cultural trips for underprivileged kids across Chicago. “Its important that these children are exposed to a different atmosphere and understand there is... Read more »

Red Bull Music Academy Film to Debut In Chicago

Red Bull Music Academy Film to Debut In Chicago
In celebration of Red Bull Music Academy’s 15th anniversary, Red Bull Music Academy will release full-length feature film, What Difference Does It Make? A Film About Making Music. On the 15th anniversary of the first-ever Red Bull Music Academy, award-winning director Ralf Schmerberg and his artist collective Mindpirates filmed the action from RBMA New York... Read more »
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The Tequila Tales - Changing The Way You'll Look At Wednesdays

The Tequila Tales - Changing The Way You'll Look At Wednesdays
Wednesdays will never be the same again. Have you ever been involved in a discussion that is so engaging you did not want it to end? One where the comments were so explosive and entertaining that you couldn’t decide whether you should chime in and speak your mind, or continue to listen and  be intrigued... Read more »

"It's All About The Shoes" As Revitalized Neighborhood Brings Entrepreneurs Together for Hyde Park Fundraiser

"It's All About The Shoes" As Revitalized Neighborhood Brings Entrepreneurs Together for Hyde Park Fundraiser
  The following story is one that ShoeHeals will never forget. It’s how we came to know their first shoe recipients. Destiny and her little sister made a pact. She would write Santa a letter for new boots, and her sister would write him for new coats. That way, if Santa read one of their... Read more »

A December To Remember: A Month of Memories In Pictures and Videos

This December was a rarity,  I was in town long enough to attend a few great celebrations.  I still missed more stuff  than I wanted.  But here are some pictures and video from some of the best events of the month.   One Acre Fund 7th Annual Chicago Gala  Andrew Youn and Harry Kraemer   ... Read more »
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The "Fall Crawl" Features Wine and Food Pairings on Mini Tour of Chicago Restaurants

The first time we tried a Wine Crawl back in the spring it was like “hey let’s just see if we could do it” in the summer it was more like lets see how big we can make it.  But for the upcoming  “Fall Crawl” (November 16th 2:30 – 10PM) we wanted to really raise... Read more »

WATER FALLS Gala Raises Funds For Life Saving Clean Water Projects

WATER FALLS  Gala Raises Funds For Life Saving Clean Water Projects
Since its start in 2008, Surge has provided clean water to nearly 67,000 people in 8 countries.   Surge is committed to improving the health of people in those two countries, where water-borne diseases like cholera are the leading cause of illness. On October 12th, the Chicago-based non-profit  will hold WATER FALLS, an annual gala that... Read more »

Social Media Week Special Event: "Mixologists" Help You Create the Perfect Social Media Concoction

Social Media Week Special Event: "Mixologists" Help You Create the Perfect Social Media Concoction
I’ve always wanted to be a mixologist, so when I received the call to participate in the Social Media Week Panel to create the perfect social media “cocktail” I jumped at the opportunity hoping I’d get to do a little behind the bar action too.  Alas..I won’t be mixing real cocktails (I’ll leave that to... Read more »
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"Shark Tank Social" Helps Local Entrepreneurs Prep For The Popular Show

"Shark Tank Social"  Helps Local Entrepreneurs Prep For The Popular Show
I am a huge fan of the TV show Shark Tank, so I was excited when I found out about the “Shark Tank Social” that’s happening here in Chicago on September 13th  at the Zhou B Art Lounge 1029 West 35th Street.  For those of you who don’t know about the show, Shark Tank is... Read more »