This Saturday: Check the Fashion & Arts Humanities Fête

Hello Urbanites!

Do you have plans this Saturday? How about checking out The Fashion and Arts Humanity Fete? This is an event where nominated entities in Chicagoland’s fashion and arts communities are awarded and honored for their notable humanitarian and community achievements. The goal of the event is to give thanks for humane and charitable accomplishments and encourage others to give back to their communities, especially within the Art and Fashion industry. This year marks the celebration of the new organization “The Arts of Humanity”, created based on the platform for Fashion and Arts Humanities Fete. The Arts of Humanities is an educational and charitable organization that fosters the positive qualities of being a civilized human via the study, practice, and observation of compassion, selflessness, and dignity in self and others. Check the event’s website at and buy your tickets at


Below you will find more detailed information about the event:


Where & When
: Saturday, October 26th

5:00pm – 6:45pm Red Carpet Reception hosted by Good Night Buzz

7:00pm-9:00pm Awards Show hosted by Chundria Stanback
The All New Harmony Venue (1908 South Millard Ave 

Who Attends:
In attendance with you will be decision making business and non-profit leaders, community activists, successful and emerging entrepreneurs, and arts and fashion/style aficionados.

Special Guests:

Joining the attendees this year includes as seen on the OWN Network, Six Brown Chicks, Artist Antonio Lee, Paul Bachman, President of Americans for Disabled Americans, and James Flagg CEO of ISAVE.

 General admission seating for as low as $8 with discount.
 Premium seating near the stage, bloggers, media, special guests, and winners for $17.

This year’s awards ceremony will include a live performance from Light Alive!! Infused in the award show will be fashion show segments featuring Chicago’s best and talented designers.

Meet and Greet:
Following the Awards Show, attendees will have the opportunity to meet our winners and learn more about how they can be involved.






Win Tickets to Sones de Mexico’s 13 B’ak’tun concert: A Mayan Calendar Celebration

Sones de Mexico Ensemble presents
a spectacular concert experience and light show

13 B’AK’TUN: a celebration of the turning of the Mayan long-count calendar cycle

End of an Era • New Beginning

Sones de México, a two-time GRAMMY award nominated sextet based in Chicago, will present a spectacular concert and a light show in honor of the 13 B’ak’tun. All ages are welcome. This is a show you will not want to miss!

B’ak’tun is a measure of time in the ancient Maya long-count calendar cycle equivalent to 144,000 days (394 years). The current 13th B’ak’tun will mark the completion of a 5,122 year period in December of 2012. While popular culture portrays it as an apocalyptic “end of times,” the Mayans view it more optimistically and see it as a cause for celebration and renewal. Many Mayan communities in Southeastern Mexico and Guatemala are preparing to make special events and festivals to celebrate the 13 B’ak’tun in December.

Sones de Mexico Ensemble joins the celebration with a spectacular show as you have never seen them before. It will be a musical homage to the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Mexico with robotic lights, backlights, and fluorescent paint.

This concert will be filmed for a TV special. Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind spectacle

Saturday, December 1, 2012
two 90 min shows/no intermission: 7pm and 10pm
(doors open 30 mins before the show)

Mayne Stage
1328 W. Morse Ave.
Chicago, IL 60626

Tickets at Advance tickets start at $20.

Win tickets to this Show 
Chicago Urbanite subscribers! You can win tickets to the 10pm show. Enter our Photo Competition and leave a comment on this post to participate. We will announce the winners on November 29. Good luck!

Fashion and the Multicultural Fight for Freedom: Tonight, come to the East and West Fashion Show

This post is not about music or dancing but it has a strong local multicultural flavor. Tonight, don’t miss out local Korean-American designer Christina Yi’s introduction fashion show at Lumen. The show is titled  “East and West” because it  focuses on the two cultures fight for freedom. The show, sponsored by Akira Shoes, starts at 11:30 p.m., but get there early and enjoy a cocktail at the private cocktail reception.

Free entry for you plus a guest from 9pm to 11:30pm! Print this flyer for free admission.
RSVP with Lumen for Private Cocktail Reception from 9pm-10pm!

Lumen, 839 West Fulton Market (at North Green Street); 312-733-2222.

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