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April 2014

Quilt show ‘From Heart to Hand’ at DePaul Art Museum

April 10 @ 8:00 PM - June 22 @ 5:00 PM
DePaul Art Museum,
935 W. Fullerton, Chicago, IL United States
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The DePaul Art Museum will unveil a new exhibition, “From Heart to Hand,” on April 10 featuring 23 quilts produced by African-American women. Originally organized by the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts in Alabama, the exhibition demonstrates that quilts are not just household goods, but are also a means of personal expression. “The exhibition makes a very strong argument that not all art comes in a gold frame and that some things that are made for a practical use can…

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Annual Chicago Benefit Dinner

April 21 @ 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Hyatt Regency Hotel,
151 E. Wacker Drive, Chicago,
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The Chicago office of international educational nonprofit Facing History and Ourselves will welcome more than 750 of Chicago’s leading civic and corporate leaders, teachers and students at its 23rd Annual Chicago Benefit Dinner in the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Chicago (151 E. Wacker Drive) on Monday, April 21, 2014. Featuring keynote speaker John Amaechi OBE, the business attire event will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a reception and cocktails followed by dinner and program at 6:30 p.m. Co-Chairs for the event are Sonya Y. Jackson and John Brooklier The 23rd Annual Chicago Benefit Dinner highlights Facing History…

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Metropolitan Capital’s “Women’s Empower Hour” Host Complimentary Luncheon Discussion

April 23 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Metropolitan Capital ,
9 E. Ontario St.
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The “Women’s Empower Hour” at Metropolitan Capital (9 E. Ontario St.) welcomes Jenniffer Weigel, Emmy-Award winning broadcast journalist, author and columnist for the Chicago Tribune, to host a discussion and Q&A on “Lessons for Life: Love Yourself and Align Yourself Spiritually,” at a complimentary luncheon on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. Found during her extensive research for her books, Weigel will share some lessons for life.  Weigel will discuss: ·         A variety of interviews and encounters she’s had that will enlighten and inspire you. ·         How coincidences are signs of something…

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April 23 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Union League Club of Chicago,
65 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago ,
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HEARTLAND HEALTH OUTREACH HOSTS CHEFS AND THE CITY 2014 BENEFITTING VITAL BRIDGES CENTER ON CHRONIC CARE   Chefs and the City Cocktail Reception and Premier Tasting Dinner at the Union League Club of Chicago, Wednesday, April 23 CHICAGO (March 2014) – Heartland Health Outreach, Inc. is delighted to announce their annual Chefs and the City event benefitting Vital Bridges Center on Chronic Care.Chefs and the City will be hosting a Cocktail Reception and Premier Tasting Dinner,featuring extraordinary cuisine from the city’s top chefs and exceptional wine and…

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April 24 @ 6:00 PM - April 28 @ 4:00 PM
Navy Pier Festival Hall,
600 East Grand Avenue
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The Chicago International Art, Antique & Jewelry Show, presented by the esteemed Palm Beach Show Group, will debut next spring at Navy Pier’s Festival Hall, 600 East Grand Avenue, April, 24-28, 2014. The Chicago Show is the latest addition to the Palm Beach Show Group’s portfolio of fine art, antique and jewelry shows, and will feature more than 100 of the finest and most prominent exhibitors showcasing their impressive collections of fine art, antique and estate jewelry, Asian antiquities, sculpture, textiles, American and…

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April 25 @ 6:30 PM - 11:55 PM
Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University,
50 East Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL United States

The Joffrey Ballet Women’s Board presents the 12th Annual Spring Gala “We All Speak Dance” on Friday, April 25th. The black-tie event begins at 6:30 PM at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University (50 East Congress Parkway) with a special, one hour performance featuring dancers from the world-class company and the Joffrey Academy of Dance and Community Engagement Programs with pieces specially-chosen by Joffrey Ballet Artistic Director Ashley Wheater. Event’s co-chairs are Women’s Board members Elisabeth Adams and Dana Hokin Garvey…

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Golden Apple Foundation’s Associates Board Hosts Third Annual Spring Soirée

April 26 @ 8:00 PM - 11:55 PM
The Grid,
351 W. Hubbard Street, Chicago, United States

The Associates Board of the Golden Apple Foundation is proud to announce its third annual Spring Soirée – A Celebration for Education. The event will take place on Saturday, April 26 at The Grid (351 W. Hubbard in Chicago), from 8 p.m. to midnight. The goal of the event, which is expected to gather more than 300 of Chicago’s young professionals, is to raise funds to support the Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois program. The Spring Soirée is an important event…

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