The first day of spring was all about escaping the dreary winter weather with a fashion show inside a garden of flowers and springtime warmth.
Crammed on a bus with a seemingly unlimited supply of champagne, outfits and imagination, it's an adventure for all. Now, Priscilla isn't high art, but for what it is, it's pretty fantastic.
With the variety of things to do in Chicago from spring until fall, it can be difficult to decide which events to attend. While a few uncertainties may linger, be sure to check out these five incredible events in Chicago that best represent the vibrant character of the city.
Gucci hosted a private cocktail party for more than 175 guests at the House's Chicago store to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the horsebit loafer and the 1953 collection for men and women.
Northwestern University held its 39th annual Dance Marathon (NUDM) from March 8-10 with over 1,000 college students participating and raising over $1.2 million dollars. $1,214,632 to be exact.
While choosing to check out a game at Wrigley is an easy decision, deciding which of the many places to go before or after the game is difficult. Here are three suggestions for great places to go in Wrigleyville after a game.
They say that lightening doesn't strike twice, but that won't stop T.G.I.F. organizer KOKUMO from trying. She wants the event to become a yearly "incubator for leaders, artists, activists, as well as community members" and an "asylum" for those who need it.
Over the past 10 years, Lulu's at the Belle Kay has earned the reputation for being one of the country's top vintage stores. Owner and curator, Laurie Davis, opened a second store last week: Lulu's on the Avenue.
Just on the heels of the Paris Opera Ballet and the Hamburg Ballet opening their U.S tours in Chicago after long hiatuses, two major Chicago dance companies are celebrating big anniversaries.
Sure, Toronto yanking away Chicago's pewter medal at the North American City Olympics appears to square with the facts. But you know what else is true? Chicago is seriously a pretty amazing place to live.
Even if almost everyone thinks they already know the story of Helen Keller and Ann Sullivan, this story will always be an astonishing inspiration. Still, how on Earth would you tell it in dance?
Simon Block's stage version of Foer's novel might still benefit from a few tweaks, but it captures much of what made the book so compelling and even adds some intriguing new angles on the stories.
In true starving artist fashion, I polled 20 artists on their late night dives, juicy joints, hidden gems, cheap eats and all-around favorite hole-in-the-walls in the city. Take note. There are some great finds here!
Destroy the Picture: Painting the Void is an exhibit that looks at the global redirection of art immediately after World War II, which reinforces the notion that the same good idea can happen in multiple places at once.
The more dramatic the movement, the harder it is to stay balanced; the higher the leap, the more difficult it is to land it gracefully. Those may sound like universal principles of motion, but you'd never know it from watching Ashley Wheater move.