|ASPEN SHORTSFEST ANNOUNCES CALL FOR ENTRIES||
Aspen Film announced today that the 26th annual Aspen Shortsfest is accepting submissions. Shortsfest accepts submissions of live action, documentary and animation from the United States and around the world. Films screened will be part of the Festival’s International Competition, which will take place April 4-9, 2017 in Aspen, Colorado.
|Jesse Brown VAMC holds Veteran Resource Fair at Valor Games||
Who: Media agencies, Veterans and their families, other stakeholders including congressional staff, Veteran Service Organizations, community partners and the public.
|U.S. premiere of Playboy Architecture exhibition at Elmhurst Art Museum||
Elmhurst Art Museum proudly presents the U.S. debut of Playboy Architecture, 1953-1979, featuring an extensive collection of photographs, films, architectural models and more from Playboy magazine’s inception in 1953 through the 1970s. Curated by Professor Beatriz Colomina and Pep Aviles in collaboration with the Ph.D.
|Lambs Farm Craft Fair||
Join Lambs Farm for the 35th Annual Holiday Lights Gift & Craft Fair at Arlington Park Racecourse on December 4 from 11am - 9pm, December 5 from 9am - 7pm and December 6, 2015 from 10am - 5pm. Holiday Shopping is made easy with the largest gift & craft fair in Chicagoland, which is managed by Tower Show Productions. Choose from over 500 booths selling everything from jewelry to candy and crafts to clothing. Lambs Farm will also have a booth selling items from the bakery, country store and thrift shop.
|New Year at HighSights EVE of the EVE fundraiser||
Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 is a landmark celebration for a truly worthwhile cause as the EVE of the EVE marks its 22nd anniversary as Chicagoland’s coolest extravaganza and the premiere holiday choice for partygoers year after year. The EVE of the EVE takes place the night before New Year’s Eve with all proceeds benefiting HighSight’s scholarship program. This black-tie optional event offers more than 2,000 urban professionals the opportunity to mix and mingle, while jump-starting their New Year’s celebrations.
|Woldwide Flashmob For World Kindness Day||
Every year, to kick off World Kindness Week, Life Vest Inside organizes ³Dance for Kindness² (#DFK2015), a WorldWide FreezeMob/FlashMob during which groups from all across the globe unite under the banner of kindness and join together to perform to the same song, same dance, all happening on the same day. Dance for Kindness serves as Life Vest Inside¹s Annual Fundraiser as well as a means of building awareness of World Kindness Day.
|4th Annual Eva Longoria Foundation Dinner Build a Better Future for Latinas||
|MEOW! 5th Annual Black Cat Ball November 21, 2015 to benefit Tree House||
Chicago’s leading cat rescue and adoption non-profit is hosting its 5th Annual Black Cat Ball. The premier Tree House Humane Society fundraiser will draw over 400 of Chicago’s biggest animal lovers and most generous supporters.
WHAT – 5th Annual Black Cat Ball
benefitting the Tree House Humane Society
WHEN – Saturday, November 21, 2015
from 7 to 10 p.m.
|Sharon Isbin, Isabel Leonard Chicago Premiere of new Danielpour work||
Harris Theater for Music and Dance will present Grammy Award winning musicians Sharon Isbin (guitar) and Isabel Leonard (vocalist) in a one-night-only engagement on Monday, November 16, 2015 at 7:30PM. Isbin and Leonard come together to form a power duo guaranteed to thrill audiences in a program of Spanish music for voice and guitar.
|TCM to pay tribute on Milestone Films 25th Anniversary November 12, 2015||
On Thursday, November 12, 2015, Turner Classic Movies will devote the entire evening to Milestone Film & Video in celebration of its 25th anniversary. Ben Mankiewicz will be the host for the evening, which will feature interviews with the husband-and-wife duo who comprise the company — Dennis Doros and Amy Heller. The films will include:
8:00 pm EST: Edward S. Curtis’s In the Land of the Head Hunters (1914, television premiere)
9:15 pm EST: Mikhail Kalatozov’s I Am Cuba (1964, a Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola presents)