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PAWS Chicago

PAWS Chicago: 18 Years and 34,000 Dogs Saved

Pooches of every pedigree and their proud owners gathered for a very festive fundraiser: the 15th Annual PAWS Chicago Beach Party. Upstairs at the North Avenue beach house was the perfect place for this Paws event, as Castaways restaurant accommodated a couple of hundred dog aficionados on a balmy summer …

Moby Dick at The Lookingglass Theatre Company

 “To fire the imagination with love, to celebrate the human capacity to taste and smell, weep and laugh, create and destroy, and wake up where we first fell- changed, charged, and empowered.”  This is the goal of the Lookingglass Theatre Company. Founded in 1988 by graduates of Northwestern University, the …

Aspen Ideas Festival 2017

Thank you Aspen Ideas Festival for the remarkable, thought provoking week. Since 2005, the festival has served as the nation’s premier public gathering place for leaders from around the globe.

“La Havana Madrid” Arrives at Goodman Theatre

La Havana Madrid appears July 21 – August 20 in the Owen Theatre (Opening Night is Wednesday, July 26 at 7:30pm).

SXSW Announces Programming for 2018 Season

South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals has launched its 2018 season.

Erie – LaSalle’s 2.0 Party

Erie – LaSalle’s 2.0 Party: Wearing White for a Cause

Erie – LaSalle’s 2.0 Party once again put their words into action and demonstrated to the community how to raise significant funds for an outstanding organization: Gilda’s Club of Chicago. The gala, “Red Carpet, White Party 2.0” attracted hundreds of loyal supporters all dressed in white to the Montgomery Club …

Solo Eye Care

Under the expert guidance of Dr. Robert Steinmetz, the main purpose of Solo Eye Care is “To provide the highest quality, comprehensive ophthalmic care through the diagnosis, treatment and management of diseases of the visual system.”

The French Alliance in Chicago: 120 Years of Savior Faire

The French Alliance in Chicago celebrated its 120th anniversary in spectacular style with “Une Belle Epoque” at Ovation Chicago. This significant soiree kicked off at 6:00 P.M. with a V.I.P. reception complete with unique performances and wine by sommelier Richard Young of Christie’s. Under the expert guidance of President Hervé …

Cannes Film Festival

The 70th Cannes Film Festival

The 70th Cannes Film Festival wrapped up on May 28th after 12 days of screenings, lectures, panel discussions, awards, and celebrations. This year’s fest was the 9th to feature a jury competition, whereby documentaries of 25 minutes or less along with short films are accepted and examined by a panel of judges. …

Rush Hour Concerts

Under the helm of the International Music Foundation, Rush Hour Concerts present the 18th season of the beloved summer concert series June 6 – August 29, 2017