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Chicago's Top Benefits 2010

Feature Posted April 12, 2010, 9:50 AM EDT

Oprah Will Hit Copenhagen's Cocktail Circuit to Support Olympic Bid

News Posted September 24, 2009, 1:10 PM EDT

High-Profile Steppenwolf Gala Offers Gritty Decor, Backstage Tours

To facilitate a sense of community between guests and ensemble members, this year's Steppenwolf Theatre gala employed backstage tours, communal tables, and an extended cocktail reception.

Event Report Posted April 22, 2009, 11:55 AM EDT

Priceless Art and Bubble Wrap Mark Museum of Contemporary Art Benefit

At its Dry Ice benefit, the Museum of Contemporary Art treated its top supporters to an intimate Rufus Wainwright concert and plenty of bubble wrap.

Event Report Posted January 28, 2009, 11:01 AM EST

Obama's Grant Park Rally Cost $1.74 Million

News Posted December 9, 2008, 3:13 PM EST

Financial Traders Throw Punches for Kids at Mercy Home Benefit

At Ringside for Mercy's Sake, financial traders supported the Mercy Home for Boys and Girls by buying tables, bidding, and taking each other on in three-minute boxing bouts.

Event Report Posted November 11, 2008, 12:31 PM EST

"One Big Mess": Obama Rally Could Draw More Than a Million

News Posted November 3, 2008, 1:59 PM EST

Mayor's Office of Special Events Puts Trump Spire Installation on Hold

Venue News Posted October 30, 2008, 1:30 PM EDT

Halloween Ball Showcases Cultural Center Event Space to Sarah Palins, Zombies

Mayor Richard Daley and Maggie Daley's Halloween Ball, the Cultural Center's largest annual fund-raiser, showcased the building's event capabilities amid blood-and-gore.

Event Report Posted October 28, 2008, 8:00 AM EDT

Columbian Ball Reaches Fund-Raising Goals Despite Lower Attendance

The Museum of Science and Industry went for a sophisticated dinner-party feel at this year's Columbian Ball, which served as a dual fund-raiser and birthday party.

Event Report Posted October 7, 2008, 8:00 AM EDT

First Chicago Gourmet Fest Offers International Roster of Chefs, Lots of Wine

Mayor Daley's inaugural Chicago Gourmet event included an opening-night reception and a two-day festival that brought global culinary offerings and plenty of wines to Millennium Park.

Event Report Posted October 2, 2008, 11:07 AM EDT

Chicago Zoning Board Approves Children's Museum Move

Venue News Posted June 6, 2008, 12:36 PM EDT

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