Popular nightclub Studio Paris (59 W. Hubbard) always draws a crowd, and the evening of July 11 was no exception. More than 350 young professionals turned up to support the fourth annual Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation’s Summer Cocktail Party.
Over the past 35 years, the Carol Cohn and Margie Weil Memorial MS Outing has raised more than $11 million for MS research and programs. Thanks to this year’s event, held at the Northmoor Country Club (820 Edgewood, Highland Park) July 8, the organization can add another $1 million to its tally.
More than 900 guests went “wild” at the 36th annual Zoo Ball, held by the Women’s Board of Lincoln Park Zoo. Along with drinks, dinner and dancing, the event featured a performance by KC and the Sunshine Band. More than $1 million was raised for the Lincoln Park Zoo.
Lines formed around the block for the final day of Pitchfork as fans flocked to Union Park to catch performances by Killer Mike, El-P, Lil B, MIA and R. Kelly. Steamy temperatures kept festival attire light — dresses, daisy dukes and loose tanks were popular options — but it was patterned nails and bright lipstick shades that caught our attention. Check out our style roundup from the day and tell us who makes your best-dressed list.
Crowds packed Union Park for more music on day two of Pitchfork. While fans had their eyes glued to the stages for high-energy acts from Solange and Belle and Sebastian, we were on the lookout for fashion moments. Enjoy some of our favorite looks from the day and tell us who tops your best-dressed list.
Five hundred of Sinai Community Institute’s supporters and benefactors dove headfirst into celebrating the organization’s 20 years of service June 22, boarding the Odyssey for an evening on the lake. “Windy City Live” co-host Ryan Chiaverini and actor Billy Zane emceed the nonprofit’s annual gala, where guests like Deputy Mayor Steve Koch, Loop Capital co-founder and President Albert Grace and Cinespace Chicago Film Studio President Alex Pissios enjoyed cocktails, dinner, desserts and fireworks.
For nearly 40 years, the nonprofit Rape Victim Advocates has supported survivors of sexual violence in Chicago. On June 20, 300 guests joined co-chairs Julie Smolyansky and Courtney Revis at Salvage One (1840 W. Hubbard) for the ninth annual Soirée in the City, held to help further the organization’s mission. Attorney Shauna Prewitt, Life Span and the Sexual Assault Justice Project of the Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation were presented with the Dr. Natalie Stephens Visionary Award for their work in advocating for survivors.