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Good Food Festival & Conference Comes to Chicago March 19-21, 2015

The 11th Annual Good Food Festival & Conference is coming up March 19 – 21! Presented by FamilyFarmed, the annual celebration of the fast-growing Good Food movement will bring together some of the nation’s leaders in local, sustainable fare — from farmers to chefs, food entrepreneurs to policy makers — to discuss the movement that’s transforming the way we eat.

Vintage Garage is Back for 2015! Chicagos only monthly vintage market
On April 19, 2015 Chicagoans can peruse 100 of the best vintage dealers in the Midwest with everything from antiques to Mid Century, vintage furniture, industrial, art, vinyl, vintage clothing, jewelry and anything in between.
 
Going into it’s 4th season, the Vintage Garage is the city’s only all vintage monthly market and draws vintage lovers from all over Chicago and beyond.
 
NBCUniversal partners with Second City to invest in diverse talent programs

As part of its continued commitment to increasing inclusivity both on the air and behind the scenes, NBCUniversal Talent Development & Inclusion has partnered with The Second City, the legendary Chicago-based comedy theatre with the world’s largest training program for improvisation, performance and writing, to invest in a series of programs to broaden our pool of comedic voices.

High-Tech America's Cup Racing Yachts To Set Sail in Chicago This Year

Visitors and residents of the windy city can test out their sea legs and competitive spirit in a state-of-the-art sailing yacht race as Next Level Sailing Chicago brings their fleet to the Lake Michigan shore in Chicago.  Famous Americas Cup yachts “Stars and Stripes” and “Abracadabra” will make their maiden voyage in Lake Michigan in May 2015.

FILM FESTIVAL PROMOTES THEMES OF NON-VIOLENCE, TOLERANCE AND SUSTAINABILITY
The 2015 Peace on Earth Film Festival (POEFF), presented by Transcendence Global Media, NFP, in partnership with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special events, will showcase a captivating exploration of film in the areas of nonviolence, tolerance and social justice – with corresponding panels and filmmaker Q&As – at the Chicago Cultural Center’s Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 East Washington, Thursday, March 19 through Sunday, March 22.  All screenings are free and open to the public. No reservations necessary.
Gene Siskel Film Center HOLLYWOOD ON STATE: A RED CARPET CELEBRATION
Gene Siskel Film Center celebrates the 2015 Academy Awards® with Chicago’s longest-running awards show viewing party,
HOLLYWOOD ON STATE: A RED CARPET CELEBRATION, Feb. 22, 2015
 
Also in February: screenings of 2015 OSCAR® NOMINEES THE TALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA (starts Friday, 2/13!) and INHERENT VICE (in 35mm)
 
Sean Healy Presents & Dan Storm Productions Present True Romance Fest
True Romance Fest returns for another thrilling two-day, outdoor screening and party at the world-famous Safari Inn of Burbank, Calif., where parts of the movie were filmed. The 2nd Annual Festival will take place on Friday, May 1st and Saturday, May 2nd. 2015.
 
The Carole King Musical" National Open Casting Calls in Chicago

Broadway In Chicago is pleased to announce that producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing will be holding a nationwide open casting call for the most sought-after role on Broadway, the title role in BEAUTIFUL—The Carole King Musical, about the early life and career of the legendary and groundbreaking singer/songwriter.

Fairmont Chicago offers Winter Romance specials

Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park, 200 North Columbus Drive, offers the opportunity to treat your Valentine all month long during its Winter Romance  celebration, now through March 1, 2015. Enjoy the natural romantic ambience of a moonlit stroll through Millennium Park, followed by a spectacular four-course dinner at Aria Restaurant, an extravagant personalized in-room Chocolate Bar experience or an aromatic Champagne and Rose Scrub treatment at mySpa.

A COUPLES MASSAGE SESSION AT MASSAGE ENVY SPA

Celebrate Valentine’s Day weekend at one of Massage Envy Spa’s 40 Chicagoland locations by scheduling a treatment as a couple. The perfect opportunity to spend relaxing quality time together, couples may choose treatments such as a soothing hot stone massage, invigorating deep tissue massage or a relaxing Swedish massage.

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