Cutting Edge Systems for the Front Office

March 30, 2017 at Chicago, IL in Chicago.

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This course is designed specically for your administrators to help maximize impact, performance, and effectiveness in all aspects of their roles. From basic phone etiquette to knock-your-socks-off hospitality, this course promises to help your administrative division soar!

When:
March 30: 2pm-5:30pm &
March 31: 8am-3pm

Where:
TBD in Chicago

Cutting Edge Systems for the Front Office

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The Commit To The Bit Election Night Spectacular (Sponsored by Goose Island and Mic Fest )

November 08, 2016 at The Bar Celona in Chicago.

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Spend this election night with the boys of Commit to the Bit as we welcome in the apocalypse!

We are starting early and will have the TV’s on so we can watch the returns come in as you do your bits.

Some how we were able to trick Goose Island into sponsoring this so that means we will have cheap good beer, free drinks, and things to give away all night.

And as an added bonus this is apart of mic fest! What does that mean?? Who knows! But we’re doing it anyways!

Do your civic duty and get drunk at an open mic!

List at 8
Show at 8:30

Address: 3474 N Clark St, Chicago
The Commit To The Bit Election Night Spectacular (Sponsored by Goose Island and Mic Fest  )

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Open Mic Night at SAE Chicago

November 14, 2016 at SAE Institute Chicago in Chicago.

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SAE Chicago’s Open Mic Nights are back for the fall!

Every Monday in November & December at the Theater on campus (through December 12th). The open mic nights are entirely student run – featuring SAE’s best and brightest live sound students.

FREE for all to attend

18 and over ONLY; must have a Valid ID (attendees without a valid ID will be denied entry)

ALL styles of music are welcome

Performers: READ THIS!

Signups to perform will be handled in advance through this site. To perform at SAE Open Mic, you must sign up below. Select 1 ticket (and ONLY 1 ticket) for “Open Mic – PERFORMER” (doesn’t matter how many people are in your act – select only 1 ticket for your group), and leave your name. Make sure you’re at SAE ready to perform by 7:30PM on the night of your show. That’s it!

Maximum 10 artists per week

See full schedule of Open Mics here: https://www.eventbrite.com/d/il–chicago/sae-chicago/?mode=search

Address: 820 North Orleans Street, Suite 125, Chicago
Open Mic Night at SAE Chicago

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Dr. Strangelove: “Is It Still Funny?”

November 23, 2016 at Music Box Theatre in Chicago.

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With the election finally over, let’s all enjoy some light “Is It Still Funny?” escapism with Stanley Kubrick’s romp about efforts to avert an accidental nuclear holocaust. So far-fetched now, right? Um…well…OK, we’re in black comedy territory here with Peter Sellers’ President Merkin Muffley (that name!) leading the War Room efforts to call back nuke-carrying B-52 bombers en route to the Soviet Union and its doomsday machine. Sellers also plays British Group Capt. Lionel Mandrake and ominous ex-Nazi Dr. Strangelove while George C. Scott’s Gen. Buck Turgidson blusters, Sterling Hayden’s Jack D. Ripper warns of fluoridation, and Slim Pickens’ Major T.J. “King” Kong prepares for the ride of his life.

The American Film Institute ranked DR. STRANGELOVE OR: HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE THE BOMB No. 3 on its 100 greatest comedies list, and it was in the first group of films selected by the Library of Congress for preservation. Will this satire still decimate its target? As always we’ll break it down afterward.

https://www.musicboxtheatre.com/events/is-it-stillfunny-with-mark-caro

Address: 3733 N Southport Ave, Chicago
Dr. Strangelove: "Is It Still Funny?"

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Villarte: Recorrido de Ofrendas | La Villita art and altar walk

November 05, 2016 at La Villita, Chicago in Chicago.

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VILLARTE is celebrating 11 years of the Little Village Arts Festival!
Saturday, November 5th | Sunday, November 6th
12pm – 6pm (both days)
Little Village, Chicago

RECORRIDO DE OFRENDAS
This year, you will have the chance to pick up a map and start your “Recorrido de Ofrendas” or tour of Day of the Dead-themed altars hosted by local businesses and organizations along 26th street and surround blocks. Get your map stamped at each location and at the end, turn in your map for your chance to win a great prize!
In addition, you will have an opportunity to partake in an “offering” provided by the participating business such as a discount, a special offer or free promotion!

**Maps will be available at the office of the Little Village Chamber of Commerce, 3610 W 26th St., during festival hours. Turn in your map at the end of your day at this same location for your chance to win a prize. **

ART GALLERIES | Morenos 2nd fl. | 26th & Hamlin | 12pm-6pm
VILLARTE’s pop-up art gallery featuring local artists of traditional and contemporary Día de los muertos themed art.

WORKSHOPS | Little Village Branch Library | 23rd & Kedzie | Saturday 12:30-5:30
VILLARTE will also host family-friendly workshops on Saturday.
Worshops to be posted.

LVAF attendees will be encouraged to pick up a map provided by VILLARTE and stamped by participating organizations as they make their way through the entire Recorrido de Ofrendas. The completed maps will be dropped off at the Chamber office for a chance to win a raffle prize.

VILLARTE is a collective of local artists and volunteers that works to transform neighborhood spaces into opportunities for art expression, we hope to see you on November 5th and 6th!

Little Village Arts Fest 2016
Recorrido de Ofrendas: Comunidad y Familia – Past and Present.”

Villarte: Recorrido de Ofrendas | La Villita art and altar walk

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Chicago Stage at the Logan; Gustavo Cortiñas ‘Snapshot’

November 04, 2016 at Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts in Chicago.

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FREE, Logan Center Cafe

Drummer/composer Gustavo Cortiñas and his quartet present repertoire that blends the rhythms and melodies of Huapango, Son Jarocho, Mariachi and Banda music with the harmonic richness and improvisational possibilities that jazz is so famous for.

Justin Copeland, Trumpet
Joaquin Garcia, Piano
Kitt Lyles, Bass
Gustavo Cortiñas, Drums

In partnership with the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts and the Jazz Institute of Chicago, Jazz at the Logan presents CHICAGO STAGE at the Logan showcasing local jazz artists in FREE pre-concert performances.

Address: 915 E 60th St, Chicago
Chicago Stage at the Logan; Gustavo Cortiñas

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CHF Shortlist: Politics of Pot + Party in the Library

November 09, 2016 at Francis W. Parker School in Chicago.

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Cannabis appears to be America’s next great frontier, with farmers, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists feverishly jumping on the bandwagon to legally grow, produce, and sell the plant. But will “The Green Rush” end up only enriching the privileged? Wanda James, the first African-American dispensary owner in Colorado and the U.S., and Chicago Sun-Times investigative reporter Mick Dumke compare notes on the national debate on race, the criminal justice system, and the politics of pot from 8-9 PM.

A party included in the Fallfest/16 Shortlist package will take place in the Frances W. Parker library preceding this program, from 6:30-8 PM. Come for drinks, snacks, and a bit of entertainment, then stick around for the program afterwards.

Every year we handpick a lineup of programs for our communitiy of culturally-savvy Chicagoans in their 20s and 30s. Want to get this program, as well as CHF Shortlist: Dan Savage and CHF Shortlist: Lena Waithe, all for only $45? Purchase the Fallfest/16 Shortlist Package today! For more info visit chicagohumanities.org/shortlist

Politics of Pot: https://tickets.chicagohumanities.org/shows/703%20-%20the%20politics%20of%20pot/info

Party in the Library: https://tickets.chicagohumanities.org/shows/703e%20-%20shortlist%20party%20in%20the%20library-%20the%20politics%20of%20pot/info

Address: 330 W Webster Ave, Chicago
CHF Shortlist: Politics of Pot + Party in the Library

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Windy City Playhouse at The Cliff Dwellers Club

November 15, 2016 at The Cliff Dwellers in Chicago.

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Windy City Playhouse is spending a magical evening at The Cliff Dwellers Club!

The Cliff Dwellers‘ clubhouse, in the penthouse on the 22nd floor of the 200 S. Michigan building… is among the most heavenly in the city.” -The Chicago Tribune

Join other Playhouse friends and donors for dinner at this exclusive club, normally reserved for members only, and sample delightful dishes like Grilled Salmon Medallions and Wild Mushroom Ravioli. Plus, take a behind-the-scenes look at some of APARTMENT 3A’s most magical moments.

Your evening begins when the play’s stars, Eleni Pappageorge and Dan Smith, perform a scene from the show. Then, participate in a Q&A with artistic staff, and be amazed as Windy City Playhouse Magic Consultant Jack Korol shows off some tricks of the trade.

The performance begins at 5:30pm and is free to attend. You may purchase your meal when dinner service begins at 6:30pm.

To RSVP, call Dana Besmanoff, Development & Sales Associate, at 312.374.3196 or email dana@windycityplayhouse.com.

Address: 200 S Michigan Ave Fl 22, Chicago
Windy City Playhouse at The Cliff Dwellers Club

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Romeo y Julieta

November 11, 2016 at Aguijon Theater in Chicago.

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Conmemorando los 400 años de la muerte de William Shakespeare, Aguijón Theater presenta su obra más emblemática con una emocionante producción en español, adaptada por Gerardo Cárdenas y bajo la dirección de Sándor Menéndez. CON SUPERTÍTULOS EN INGLÉS
Commemorating 400 years of William Shakespeare’s death, Aguijon Theater presents an exciting Spanish-language production of the Bard’s most emblematic play. Adapted by Gerardo Cárdenas and directed by Sándor Menéndez. WITH ENGLISH SUPERTITLES

Address: 2707 North Laramie Avenue, Chicago
Romeo y Julieta

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The Votes Are In: What Happens Now?

November 16, 2016 at City Club of Chicago At Maggiano’s Banquets in Chicago.

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A panel discussion featuring:

Dahleen Glanton

Dahleen Glanton is a columnist for the Chicago Tribune. Since coming to the Tribune from the Los Angeles Times in 1989, she has held several positions, including Associate Editor on the Metro Desk and Atlanta Bureau Chief. As a reporter, she covered many important issues in Illinois and across the nation, including Hurricane Katrina, military families, the Obama Presidential Center, and national gun laws. A Georgia native, she is particularly interested in issues regarding race, civil rights, and neighborhood violence. Glanton recently took up piano, which helps keep her sane.

Greg Hinz

Greg Hinz is a Crain’s Chicago Business blogger and columnist on politics and government in Chicago and the nation. A prize-winning reporter, he also writes frequently on public policy issues such as education, transportation, and economic development. Hinz joined Crain’s in 1996, after four years as Political Editor of Chicago magazine and nearly two decades as Political Editor and columnist with the Lerner Newspapers chain. His work has been honored by the Society of Business Editors and Writers and the Chicago Headline Club, among other professional organizations. Hinz is a graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. In 1980, he took a brief leave of absence from journalism to serve as Press Secretary for the Carter/Mondale campaign in Illinois.

Natasha Korecki

Natasha Korecki is the Senior Political Reporter for Politico Illinois and the author of the daily Illinois Playbook. Prior to joining Politico in September 2015, Korecki worked at the Chicago Sun-Times as Chief Political Writer and she also wrote a reporting-based Sunday political column. Before that, she covered federal courts in Chicago during a golden age of political corruption prosecutions, including the criminal trials of two consecutive governors – George Ryan and Rod Blagojevich. She created The Blago Blog, which drew a national following, and is the author of Only in Chicago (Agate) based on the Blagojevich probe and trials. Korecki earned her journalism undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois and currently lives in the Chicago metro area with her husband and two sons.

Lynn Sweet

Lynn Sweet is the Washington Bureau Chief for the Chicago Sun-Times, covering the White House, Congress, and national politics. Named by Washingtonian Magazine as one of the capital’s “50 Top Journalists”, Sweet appears frequently on CNN, MSNBC, and FOX. Sweet was a fellow at Harvard University’s Institute of Politics, and is in the Chicago Journalism Hall of Fame and Northwestern University’s Medill Hall of Achievement. She earned a master’s degree from the Medill School of Journalism, and she received her undergraduate degree from the University of California at Berkeley after attending the University of Illinois.

Address: 111 W. Grand, Chicago
The Votes Are In: What Happens Now?

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