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Sunday, June 18th from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Monday, June 19th from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

The Makeup Show is stirring up excitement in the Windy City once again! On June 18th and 19th, The Makeup
Show will be returning to Chicago in the heart of the Fulton Market District. The Makeup Show Chicago is the one place that understands the diversity of the region and incorporates those many talents into an annual 2:day event.

The Makeup Show is an exciting, pro:driven event that brings top beauty brands, makeup artists and influencers, and beauty enthusiasts together for two days of informative workshops, exciting seminars, and amazing deals to be found nowhere else. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn tricks of the trade from some of the industry’s leading professionals, sit in on inspirational talks and open forums, and receive discounts of up to 40% off on some of today’s top beauty brands including MAKE UP FOR EVER, Temptu PRO, Kevyn Aucoin, Smith Cosmetics, Mario Badescu Skincare, Cozzette, Smashbox Cosmetics, Graftobian Makeup Company, Senna Cosmetics, The Body Shop, MAC
Pro, and more.

Fulton Market, 1215 W Fulton Market, Chicago, IL 60607. Tickets are available online and can be purchased at


Cinema/Chicago and the 53rd Chicago International Film Festival are proud to announce a special tribute to two-time Academy Award®-winner and three-time Golden Globe®-winning actress Jane Fonda. A Tribute to Jane Fonda takes place at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago and will feature an on-stage conversation with Fonda, giving insight into her experience and approach to her craft, accompanied by iconic clips from her illustrious career. The celebratory evening will conclude with the presentation of The Chicago International Film Festival’s Gold Hugo Career Achievement Award to Fonda for her contributions to both film and television. Led by evening sponsor SAGE Private Wealth Group, the Tribute will be co-chaired by Cinema/Chicago Governing Board Member Lauren Robishaw and Director of Decorative Arts at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Corbin Horn. The celebratory evening will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a festive reception including cocktails, small plates and a silent auction followed by the conversation with Fonda. After the main event concludes, guests are invited to a special after-party at the Radisson Blu with music and dancing.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the expansion of Cinema/Chicago’s year-round Education Program. The program provides free film screenings to more than 7,000 Chicago Public School students annually through twice monthly screenings during the school year, daily screenings during the Chicago International Film Festival and curriculum support and study guides for educators. The expanded program will include an in-school film program. Our Education Program also includes the annual CineYouth Festival, a three-day competitive international film festival dedicated to showcasing the talent of the next generation of filmmakers, twenty-two years old and younger every May and our Student Film Council for Chicagoland high school students with a passion for cinema. The Film Council meets monthly throughout the academic year to explore Chicago’s thriving film community.

To purchase tickets (starting at $200) or for more information visit:

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago
Taste of River North

Friday, July 21 – Sunday, July 23

The annual Taste of River North, presented by the River North Residents Association and produced by Ravenswood Special Events and Duff Entertainment, will showcase one of Chicago’s most entertaining destination neighborhoods in a variety of flavors for a 16th consecutive year, Friday, July 21 – Sunday, July 23. From the area’s most dynamic restaurants and chefs to local artisans and bands, Taste of River North features many of River North’s leading attractions in one spot, over one long weekend. With the Chicago River glistening on one end and Chicago’s mesmerizing skyline dancing off the other, the festival location – Ward Park – is second to none.

Enjoy chefs dishing out sizable tasting portions and non-stop live music. In addition to the great cuisine and tunes, Taste of River North 2017 will also feature an array of local artisans and designers who will host pop-up shops throughout the weekend. The event also places heavy emphasis on family-friendly events and is bringing back the popular Lurie’s Kid Activity Area to amuse little ones. All fest-goers are welcome to start their day of tasting with a morning workout hosted by East Bank Club.

$5 suggested donation requested for admittance

Ward Park is located at 630 N. Kingsbury
(at Kingsbury and Erie) in Chicago, IL 60654