On Friday, October 4th The Joffrey Ballet Women’s Board put together a spectacular night of fashion and dance.
Held at the iconic Park West, this event was one not to be missed. Zzazz Productions along with the night’s fashion sponsor Neiman Marcus put together a fashion show that married the amazing performances from the Joffrey Academy of Dance, and a runway show featuring fashion’s latest trend.
The AMC River East 21 movie theatre was the site of the 47th Chicago International Film Festival Summer Gala on Friday, August 19th. So significant was this event that Governor Quinn proclaimed Aug. 19th “Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez Day” throughout the state of Illinois.
Together Ron Howard and the Chicago Film Festival have come a long way from their beginnings . Howard said “playing Opie on the “Andy Griffith Show” was a blessing and felt fortunate to be on a show that had so much impact in his future life”.
Harold Matzner, Festival Chairman was proud to announce that for the next two weeks, the world’s attention will turn to Palm Springs. “This show has grown in popularity, and has become one of the largest and most respected film events in North America.”
It has been 45 years since Chicago’s Michael Kutza put on his first film festival. The Chicago International Film Festival has grown to become the longest-running competitive film festival in North America. Some of the biggest names in the business now come every year.