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Weekly Round Up, November 14

14 Nov

Hello Monday!  It’s that time again for The Weekly Round-Up.  Check here for a quick overview of all the events happening each week.  Click on individual event links for full details.  You can also view the full month’s events by clicking the calendar link near the top of our menu bar on the right.

PLEASE MAKE SURE TO CONTINUOUSLY CHECK THE ROUND-UP SECTION DURING THE WEEK FOR NEW ADDITIONS AS WELL AS OUR CALENDAR AT THE UPPER RIGHT CORNER OF OUR PAGE.  OCCASIONALLY WE ADD SOME EVENTS TO THE CALENDAR ONLY (NOT THE WEEKLY ROUND-UP) TOWARDS THE END OF THE WEEK.

This week’s on going event:

BADASS by Francine Turk at Gallery KH – Gallery KH is pleased to present BADASS a new collection of mixed media portraits by the artist Francine Turk. BADASS opens November 11, 2011 through January 4 2012. More Details.

Monday, November 14

City Provisions Deli Does Diner – Join Time Out Chicago and owner/chef Cleetus Friedman as he turns the City Provisions storefront into a pop-up diner. The counter takes a backseat as five courses of refined diner fare and intoxicating floats and malts are served tableside. The evening will be hosted by Time Out Chicago’s Food and Drink editor, David Tamarkin. See details: Here.

Woodford Reserve and Esquire Present Manhattan Chicago Experience – The Chicago Manhattan Experience is one of the best events in the city throughout the year. Last year they held it at the swanky, hidden, Violet Hour which was a perfect location for such an upscale event. This year they are moving the event to the recently opened Quay located in the River East Arts Center near Navy Pier. RSVP quickly before this event hits capacity and I promise you it will. Then, on November 14 at 7PM you will be able to enjoy some of the best libations and small bites. Plus, there will be other surprises in store for you, too. See details: Here.

Tuesday, November 15

Social Media Club Chicago Presents: Think Differently – 10 Lessons Learned from Steve Jobs – Think Differently: 10 lessons learned from Steve Jobs and his marketing, retail and customer experience teams. Bryan Eisenberg, co-author of the Wall Street Journal, Amazon and New York Times bestselling books, will explore 10 insights learned from Steve Jobs and his marketing, retail and customer experience teams and share with you how you should be applying these insights to your business. More details.

SES Chicago 2011: The Leading Search & Social Marketing Event – Marketers and SEO professionals attend SES Chicago each year to network and learn about topics such as PPC management, keyword research, SEO, social media, local, mobile, link building, duplicate content, multiple site issues, video optimization, site optimization, usability and more. The conference offers 70+ sessions, intensive training workshops, and an expo floor packed with companies that can help you grow your business. More Details.

Browning & Sons Forevermark Event – You are cordially invited to join Browning & Sons as they unveil the A. Link collection for Forevermark™ diamonds. Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres while previewing gorgeous diamond designs bridal, fashion and the red carpet. Each dazzling Forevermark™ diamond is beautiful, rare and responsibly sourced. Less than one percent of the world’s diamonds can be Forevermark. More Details.

Wednesday, November 16

Made In Chicago Presented By AIBI – The Apparel Industry Board, Inc. (AIBI) and The Shops at North Bridge are proud to announce the “MADE IN CHICAGO presented by AIBI” retail store opening at 44 East Grand Avenue on November 16th. Featuring 21 of Chicago’s brightest designers, the “MADE IN CHICAGO presented by AIBI” store will be open through December 31st and will feature all the best that our entrepreneurs have to offer. From evening wear and millinery, and from accessories to home and gift items, the holiday shopper will be able to discover one-of-a-kind gift items for those special people on their lists and unique additions for their own closets. See details: Here.

Chicago Bride Magazine Presents…It’s 11th Annual BRIDAL FASHION SHOW & EXPO – Chicago’s premier wedding vendors will be on hand to help you plan you special day with samples, special promotions, discounts and giveaways! •GRAND PRIZE GIVEAWAY: Two tickets to CANCUN, Mexico with Funjet Vacations! •FASHION SHOW featuring the latest in beautiful gown designs from Europe! •EVERY registered bride receives a $100 GIFT CARD towards the purchase of a gown from our show’s fashion house, Laurel Bridal! •Scheduled appearance by performers of the internationally acclaimed male revue, Thunder From Down Under! •Scheduled workshops from florists, photographers and more to educate you on the do’s and don’ts of selecting vendors! •Multiple vendor raffles and giveaways all day long! See details: Here.

Mark Shale Presents Holiday 2011 Window Displays Featuring Paintings By Students At Marwen – Drinks and appetizers will be served. Marwen holiday card boxed sets relating to the art on display at Mark Shale will also be available for purchase at all Mark Shale locations, starting mid-November ($20 for 12 cards). See details: Here.

Drink Deck 2nd Year Anniversary with Free Beer – Three ways to get free beer (oh, and whiskey): 1) Flash your Drink Deck (playing cards or smart phone) and check-in on Facebook/Foursquare or tweet to @drinkdeckchi & @thebeerbistro and get free beer! 2) Don’t have a Drink Deck? Download our iPhone or Android app and as a bonus you’ll get a free copy of our Chicago playing cards, oh and free beer!! 3) No smart phone? Buy the deck for our anniversary rate of 50% off (just $15 cash or credit) and you’ll get over $520 in discounts, no expiration and free beer! See details: Here.

Midnight Party Celebrates Release of 2011 Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau Wine – At 12:01 am on November 17, 2011 the newly made wines from the Beaujolais region of France will be released for public consumption. Will you be one of the first to sample this exquisite vintage? More Details.

Thursday, November 17

Beaujolais Nouveau Wine Celebration – Join the party and enjoy a tasting of Beaujolais Nouveau 2011 accompanied by live music from french jazz trio, Flon Flon et Musette. Many vendors will be celebrating as well, so work your way around the Market enjoying samples of a wide array of specialties! More Details.

LUNAFEST Chicago: Film Festival Premiere, Cocktail Reception & VIP Goodie Bags – Join StyleChicago.com & LUNA bar on Thursday, November 17th for the Chicago premiere of LUNAFEST, a festival of nine inspiring short films (view trailer) by women (filmmakers), for women – and help support the Breast Cancer Fund and Recovery on Water (ROW). This season’s program of nine selected films will compel discussion, make you laugh, tug at your heartstrings and motivate you to make a difference in your community. See details: Here.

Do Right, Be Brite… Let’s Make A Difference Let’s Change The World – Early Bird Do Good-er only $5.00 and includes one drink (wine, beer or Brite cocktail), small bites, and a lot of warm fuzzies. This price is available until Friday, November 12th when you click HERE! Price goes up to $10 after that date. See details: Here.

Joffrey Auxiliary Board’s Night Out for the Nutcracker – Raise a glass to The Joffrey Ballet’s Nutcracker season and help send 3,000 Chicago Public School students to an enchanting Nutcracker performance. Enjoy two hours of wine, beer and holiday cheer at Chicago’s Rockit Bar & Grill. Bring your holiday spirit and a non-perishable food item to be donated to a local food depository. Tickets are $35. More Details.

Passport to France – FACC-Chicago presents its 27th annual Passport to France, a celebration of French wine, spirits, cuisine, culture and entertainment. This year’s event focuses on fine French cuisine, with an opportunity to meet some of Chicago’s top French Chefs. We hope you will be able to join us! Details & TIckets.

Have Your Cake & Eat It Too at the Cake Plate Boutique Trunk Show – Cake Plate Boutique, Napa Valley’s premier, contemporary boutique, is making a special trip to Chicago to dish up the recipe for fabulous style! Teaming up with Sugar Bliss Cake Boutique, the couture and confectionary boutiques are hosting an exclusive designer trunk show inside of Sugar Bliss Cake Boutique on Thursday, November 17th from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. The local sugar shop will be stocked with all the style essentials necessary for a polished look that’s yummy enough to serve up for dessert…on what else? A cake plate. Guest can indulge in a slice of fashion heaven with designers like Milly, Lauren Moffatt, Trina Turk, Velvet, Lulu Frost jewelry, Tucker, Rachel Antanoff, Orla Kiely and more! More Details.

LucaLanzetta Presents the Molteni & C Grand Opening with Fashion Show – Concetta Cipriano is hosting a fashion show to unveil the sexy new Cettina Design spring-summer 2012 collection! DJ Ciabatta Panini will be on the ones and twos. This is sponsored by EFFEN Vodka and Pure Kitchen Catering More Details.

Ms. Career Girl Connect – Social Media Panel discussion answering questions on how to use social media for your career, job search and how to use social media to boost sales around the holidays. Includes: Appetizers by 5 Chicago food trucks, Complimentary champagne, Mini-styling sessions and gift certificate raffle by Traci Aducci Salon, Holiday shopping and gift certificate raffle by Stella & Dot, Business card exchange table. More Details.

Chicago RAWards 2011 Semi-Finals Showcase – At the end of every RAW season, we host an annual indie arts award show, and we call it RAWards. All of our artists who have participated throughout the RAW season (February-October 2011) are eligible to compete for the title of best in their craft. Each artist is given the opportunity to compete for career-building prizes such as gallery placement, boutique placement, big consultations and RAW’s Golden Ticket. More Details.

Shrine Haberdashers One Year Anniversary – Get a wiggle on this very special evening with the always spiffy Master of Ceremonies, Jeff Conway. The event will feature 1920s style cocktails and appetizers, live entertainment and a fashion presentation. More Details.

Friday, November 18

The York Furrier Luxury for Less Trunk Show & SAVINGS Event – The Elmhurst City Centre location only invites you to a Luxury Fur Trunk Show. This is a rare opportunity to experience the most exquisite furs in the world all in one location – Russian Sable, Canadian Lynx, Norwegian Fox, U.S.A. Mink, Broadtail Lamb, Chinchilla and Velvety Sheared Mink – all superbly crafted into designer garments or York’s own Signature Styles. Guests may also schedule a personal appointment to work with York’s craftsmen to create a one-of-a-kind, custom-made York Exceptional Exclusive. More Details.

ClaSha The FashionArt Gift Shop at the Fashion Market – Come to the Chicago Fashion Market for all your holiday shopping needs as it transforms into a FashionArt Gift Shop. Local designer ClaSha will have all of their beautiful handmade goods for sale just in time for the holidays. Items will be available for purchase Friday, November 18 from 5PM-10PM, Saturday, November 19 from 10AM-10PM, and Sunday, November 20 from 10AM-5PM. Plus you can enjoy gratis drinks and appetizers while you shop. More Details.

Celebrate the Holidays with Pioneer Tavern Group – Are you a big fan of the Zac Brown Band? Enjoy an hour of drinking at The Pony and then hop aboard the Pioneer Tavern Group’s Coach Bus for a ride to and from the Sear’s Centre with unlimited road pops included. Buy your tickets online at The Pony. Registration begins at 5PM and the bus leaves for the Sear’s Centre at 6pm. All aboard! More Details.

apartment number 9′s 10th Anniversary – apartment number 9 is celebrating it’s 10th anniversary with a Rag & Bone collaboration. They will be installing a Rag & Bone holiday collection pop up store which will launch November 18th and be at apartment number 9 through December 24th. On Novemebr 18th shop the new collections and enjoy cocktails and light snacks from Big Star and Hot Chocolate. See details: Here.

More Dance Than Dinner Soiree SReception from 7:00PM–8:00PM; Performance from 8:00-10:00PM; After-Party from 10:00P-2:00AM. See details: Here.

The 4th Annual Autism Speaks Heroe’s Ball – Each year Autism Speaks recognizes local autism heroes at our annual Autism Speaks Heroes Ball. An Autism Hero could be a teacher, parent, volunteer–any adult who goes above and beyond to bring attention to the mission on a daily basis. Please join us in congratulating the 2011 Autism Speaks Heroes Ball Nominees. Voting for the 2011 Autism Speaks Hero is open until Thursday, November 3 at 5pm CST. Details & Tickets.

Enclave Presents PLASTIK FUNK Live – PLASTIK FUNK @ ENCLAVE More Details.

Henri Bendel at Water Tower Place Grand Opening – Join us for a champagne toast and digital photobooth fun! Receive a limited edition Henri Bendel tote with $150 purchase (while supplies last). Plus, all weekend long receive a 20% off splurge card with any purchase, valid towards your next purchase of $100 or more! More Details.

Pre-Holiday Mixer Presented by NPN Moms In Business – Join us at Flirty Girl Fitness for a great Friday night out. This FREE special adults-only event is open to all- members, non-members, moms, dads, partners, friends and family! Great food by The Drawing Room, cocktail tasting with Koval Distillery, mini-manicures, cash bar, demo classes by Flirty Girl Fitness, mini putt-putt from General Cigar Company, and unreal raffle packages. Get out your favorite party outfit and treat yourself to a head shot with Bum Bul Bee Photography. And of course smile away throughout the evening as Eva Ho Photography & Julia Franzosa Photography capture photos from our fun night! More Details.

John Allan’s Movember – John Allan’s Chicago and Darren Brown are hosting an event for Movember at John Allan’s penthouse man spa on Friday, November 18th. Guests can enjoy complimentary beer and cocktails as well as mini massages, manicures and hair cuts. In case you weren’t aware, during the month of November men all over the world grow out their woman-repelling mustaches to bring awareness to men’s health, specifically prostate cancer and other cancers that affect men. Proceeds from the event will be donated to Movember’s cause to raise funds for prostate cancer research. More Details.

Saturday, November 19

The DIY Trunk Show – DIY is a diverse gathering of creative talent to showcase, sell and promote handmade arts, crafts, goods, and endeavors of all kinds. More Details.

The York Furrier Luxury for Less Trunk Show & SAVINGS Event – The Elmhurst City Centre location only invites you to a Luxury Fur Trunk Show. This is a rare opportunity to experience the most exquisite furs in the world all in one location – Russian Sable, Canadian Lynx, Norwegian Fox, U.S.A. Mink, Broadtail Lamb, Chinchilla and Velvety Sheared Mink – all superbly crafted into designer garments or York’s own Signature Styles. Guests may also schedule a personal appointment to work with York’s craftsmen to create a one-of-a-kind, custom-made York Exceptional Exclusive. More Details.

ClaSha The FashionArt Gift Shop at the Fashion Market – Come to the Chicago Fashion Market for all your holiday shopping needs as it transforms into a FashionArt Gift Shop. Local designer ClaSha will have all of their beautiful handmade goods for sale just in time for the holidays. Items will be available for purchase Friday, November 18 from 5PM-10PM, Saturday, November 19 from 10AM-10PM, and Sunday, November 20 from 10AM-5PM. Plus you can enjoy gratis drinks and appetizers while you shop. More Details.

URBAN BAZAAR Rethink community. Support your local organizations and artists. Buy local. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | DJS | FOOD | BEVERAGES More details.

Dancing Under the Stars – Join us for the fall celebration of Eve’s new Series “Dancing Under the Stars”. Eve J. Alfille will unveil her new jewelry series, ‘Dancing Under the Stars’. The series features one-of-a-kind jewelry, each handcrafted in our Evanston studio. Eve delves into the dream world, bringing back visions of grey and colored diamonds, violet sapphires, opals, the vivid reds of rubellites and labradorites blue as the night sky. See details: Here.

Fire & Ice Holiday Ball 2011 – Enjoy an evening of fine dining, music, and dancing. Proceeds benegit Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring programs. See details: Here.

Antenna Magazine presents: RE:MIX LAB ft Theophilus London & more! – Antenna Magazine presents: RE:MIX LAB ft Theophilus London & more! To celebrate the release of the new car & film, come out and party with some great acts. FREE Event With Free Drinks, Live Bands, New Car Unveiling, and Art Show. More Details.

RANDOLPH STREET’S 5TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY MARKET – ChicagoMag.com recommends the Randolph Street’s Holiday Market for “Top holiday shopping”. So join us and stretch your stylish dollars to the max this holiday season! Presented by the producers of the Randolph Street Market, the Holiday Market provides a unique mix of smartly priced antique, vintage and modern goods makes for a simple and convenient one-stop shopping for memorable and custom-made gifts. Details & Tickets.

The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival 2011 – The highly anticipated lighting procession, led by Grand Marshals Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse from Walt Disney World® Resort in Florida, steps onto the Avenue at 5:30pm and features a host of Disney friends, more than 30 floats, giant balloons, exciting marching bands, celebrities, musical performers and, of course, Santa. More than one million lights on 200 trees along The Magnificent Mile will be illuminated this magical evening. The procession culminates with a spectacular fireworks display along the Chicago River. More Details.

Sunday, November 20

ClaSha The FashionArt Gift Shop at the Fashion Market – Come to the Chicago Fashion Market for all your holiday shopping needs as it transforms into a FashionArt Gift Shop. Local designer ClaSha will have all of their beautiful handmade goods for sale just in time for the holidays. Items will be available for purchase Friday, November 18 from 5PM-10PM, Saturday, November 19 from 10AM-10PM, and Sunday, November 20 from 10AM-5PM. Plus you can enjoy gratis drinks and appetizers while you shop. More Details

The York Furrier Luxury for Less Trunk Show & SAVINGS Event – The Elmhurst City Centre location only invites you to a Luxury Fur Trunk Show. This is a rare opportunity to experience the most exquisite furs in the world all in one location – Russian Sable, Canadian Lynx, Norwegian Fox, U.S.A. Mink, Broadtail Lamb, Chinchilla and Velvety Sheared Mink – all superbly crafted into designer garments or York’s own Signature Styles. Guests may also schedule a personal appointment to work with York’s craftsmen to create a one-of-a-kind, custom-made York Exceptional Exclusive. More Details.

VelvetStyle The Winter Wellness Social – Join us for the Winter Wellness Social where you will get to mingle, mix, and learn how to achieve a healthly lifestyle. This will be a fun, social affair. You’ll learn from health professionals and come out out ready learn new habits. There will be products to sample, food, drinks and free gifts! More Details.

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2 responses to “Weekly Round Up, November 14

  1. Shari Duffy

    November 14, 2011 at 6:15 pm

    I would love for my next event to be featured in the Roundup!! Let me know how to make that happen 😉

     
    • nowYOUknow

      November 17, 2011 at 8:35 am

      Shari – We have included your event in our special Black Wednesday post that went up yesterday titled: One Week to Make Your Black Wednesday Plans. It will repeat in our Weekly Round-Up this coming Monday, too. Thanks.

       

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