Weekly Events Calendar: 05.10.06

Weekly Events Calendar: 05.10.06

Heather Blaha
May 10, 2006

Columbia College Manifest Urban Arts Festival

Art & Design Events...

  • May is Spring Cleaning Month on Apartment Therapy
  • Apartment Therapy: The Eight Step Cure book blog!
  • IIT ID Student Design Show
    • Institute of Design's 2006 annual exhibition of student works.
    • IIT Institute of Design, 350 N. LaSalle St.
    • Friday, May 12, 6 pm-9 pm
  • DWR Modern+Design+Function Second Exhibition
    • Celebrate the winning designs from DWR's second annual MDF Design Competition, which will be on view. This opening is part or a larger evening of neighborhood openings and receptions.
    • Design Within Reach, 1915 S. Halsted
    • Friday, May 12, 6 pm-10 pm
  • Columbia College Manifest Urban Arts Festival
    • Manifest is Columbia College Chicago's annual showcase and celebration of graduating undergraduate and graduate student work from every department on campus. In just five years Manifest has grown from a College-wide showcase to an unrivaled public cultural event. The festival includes a giant street spectacle, an artwalk & sale, music on four stages, performances in Grant Park, screenings, readings, live radio broadcasts and web casts, an alumni reunion and much more.
    • Various locations on South Loop campus.
    • Friday, May 12, 9 am-9 pm
  • Grand Opening of Urbanest
    • Urbanest will offer striking modern occasional furniture and accessories, including dinning tables, chairs, mirrors, bureaus, dressers, pillows, decorative lighting, lamps, shades, vases, candles, candle holders, and window treatment and hardware. Urbanest will be the Midwest’s primary source for high quality green sustainable bamboo flooring. Urbanest has pre-qualified factories from around the world to bring you the highest quality products at the best prices.
    • Urbanest, 5228 N. Clark St.
    • Friday, May 12, 6 pm- 9 pm
  • Garden in a City
    • Garden in a City, America’s first garden and landscape design show focusing on urban horticulture and the greening of urban communities, will debut.
    • Grant Park
    • May 13-21
  • Explore Fulton Market
    • This is Fulton Market's second open-house - and we've expanded! Each participating business or studio will be open....some will be serving refreshments, others will have special give-aways and all will be happy to meet and greet. There will be maps available listing the locations of the participating businesses.
    • Various locations at Fulton Market. Download map here.
    • Saturday, May 13, 3 pm-6 pm
  • Chicago Green Drinks
    • An opportunity for those interested in sustainability/environmental issues to gather, network, learn what others are doing, and to discuss issues important to them.
    • Jefferson Tap & Grill, 325 N. Jefferson
    • Tuesday, May 16, 5:30-9 pm
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