Friday, May 04, 2018

Silver Eye Center for Photography >> The Last 5 Photographs I Bought Panel Discussion (Pittsburgh, PA )

Silver Eye Center for Photography

Silver Eye 2018 Benefit Auction
The Silver Eye Benefit Auction is fast approachingbuy your tickets today!
Your ticket entitles you to a paddle for bidding, coffee, mimosas, and brunch buffet by Black Radish Kitchen.

The live Auction will begin at 11:00am, with Concept Art Gallery's Alison Brand Oehler, as auctioneer.

Tickets for this event are limited, so buy your's today!
Purchase Live Auction Tickets
Events Around Pittsburgh

SITE/SIGHT  // Sweetwater Center for the Arts, May 12th - June 8th

Gallery Conversation: Black Representation in ‘Deana Lawson’ // CMOA, May 18th

Channel Silver Eye Presents: 24 Frames // Row House Cinema, May 13th
The 2018 Silver Eye Benefit Auction is made possible in part by our generous sponors
Copyright © 2018 Silver Eye Center for Photography
All rights reserved.

Silver Eye Center for Photography
4808 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224

Do312's 4th Annual Rock'n'Roll Market - Saturday, 6/9 at East Room, Logan Square w/ The Detroit Cobras, White Mystery and more! (Chicago, IL.)


Deep Eddy Vodka, Line 39 Wines, and Red Bull Present:
Do312's Rock’n’Roll Market
Indoor / Outdoor Event in the East Room Parking Lot and Medill Ave, Logan Square
w/ The Detroit Cobras, White Mystery and more! 

Do312 returns with White Mystery, to present their 4th annual Rock’n’Roll Market on Saturday June 9th, 11am-7pm in the East Room Parking Lot (2354 N Milwaukee Ave). Rock’n’Roll Market is going to be bigger and better than ever this year with headliner, American garage rock band, The Detroit Cobras! This one of a kind, one day pop-up market is a great way to kick off your summer, celebrating some of Chicago’s best DJs, musicians, and DIY and vintage vendors. You can listen to some live music and DJ sets, shop around, have some drinks and grab a tasty bite- all in the heart of Logan Square! Get ready to rock out at this indoor/outdoor affair you won’t want to miss!
RSVP for entry and a hosted Deep Eddy & Red Bull Cocktail (First 100 people to arrive)
Logan Square Vendors:
Lost Girls Vintage, Taboo Tabou, Kokorokoko, Daredevil Pedals, Feeltrip Chicago, LoukoumakiCarter’s Thang, Amanda Olbrys Photo, Lauren AR Masterson, Mojo Owl, Shop Concentrate, ErvinNic, Nana Mendez, Ghost Eyes, Disappearing Media, Twenty Thou, Sarai Bernice, Oddie, Bianca Xunise, Dead Meat DesignZach Barnard Art, Aitho, Lost & Found, Kelly McRay Ceramics, Ancestral Method Tarot, Ellyn Leahy, Funky Petunia Vintage, Sidewinder Goods, Chicago Period Project, Nikliti5 Henna, Sooth Sayer Hot Sauce, Rachie Jenn Originals, Girl Fawkes Pins, Crystal GravyAces High Vintage, Maximum Pelt Records , Eye Vybe Records, What’s for Breakfast Records & DistroMOCAMetropolis Coffee, Ludwig Drums

Pop up ping pong battles from: 
SPiN Chicago

AND a full on Do312 DIY Tent where attendees can tie dye shirts and make buttons!

Food Trucks:

2018 Facebook Event
Check out photos from past Rock ‘N Roll Markets:
2017, 2016, 2015

Do312 is part of a national network of locally-owned media brands focused on helping our culture-forward audience find awesome events. Since its launch in 2010, it has established itself as the go-to source for discovering what to do in Chicago. Event listings are readily available on desktop or in an iOS/Android app so you can easily find the best concerts, festivals, and cultural events in Chicago and the 21 other DoStuff Network cities (and counting) around North America. Find Do312 on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

East Room is a barroom located at 2354 N Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood. East Room has won ‘Best New Bar’ in the Chicago Reader’s ‘Best of’ and has been featured in the Huffington Post National ‘15 Secret Bars You Need to Visit’ as well as Thrillist’s ‘The 15 Most Hipster Bars in Chicago Ranked.’ Follow East Room on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
Copyright © 2016 CPR & Events LLC., All rights reserved.
Our mailing address is:
2354 N. Milwaukee Ave, Suite 6
Chicago, IL. 60647

Photographer Valerie Jardin >> New books, webinars and workshops

New Books, Webinars & More...

There is still time to register for the 3rd class. Can't watch it live? No problem! By registering you get access to a replay so that you can enjoy the class at your own pace and at the most convenient time for you.

How to Capture Awesome Silhouettes

Learn how to see and harness light on the streets and capture awesome silhouettes. After a presentation with lots of technical and compositional tips to help you shoot the best silhouettes next time you hit the streets, Valerie will answer some of your questions during the Q&A. Watch live on May 4th or any time after as long as you register here.

"I completed the webinar and enjoyed it greatly. I have your two electronic books and the print book. This webinar, to me, complemented the print book. It was nice to hear a voiceover further explaining the initially daunting prospect of photographing strangers." Michael Sterling, USA

"Very informative, can't wait for the next" Andrew  Cooper (live in the chat room)

"Good stuff! Very helpful." Scott Porter (live in the chat room)

"Thank you so much... Valerie." Abdul hameed Thahir (live in the chat room)

"Wonderful!!!  Thank you for your great talent and insight!" Alice Kozar (live in the chat room)

"Awesome webinar Valerie! Just watched the recording as I didn‘t have time yesterday! Really enjoined it! It‘s so interesting and good and really helpful to hear your approach and thoughts on that topic. Looking forward to the next webinar!" Ivan, Frankfurt, Germany

#DoSomethingForNothing PARIS
NEW Fundraising eBook
 After New York, we are inviting you see the photographs and read the stories that touched our hearts in Paris in January 2018. The download is free, donations of any amount is encouraged. Proceeds will help support Josh and his important mission. Details about the project here.

"Everyone has the power to #DoSomethingForNothing. We’re not raising awareness, we’re raising compassion. We’re mobilizing people globally to spread love in their communities. Changing the way in which we interact with one another, across the globe." ~ Joshua Coombes
Download ebook here Thank you for your support.

My new ebook ANONYMOUS will be available later this month. You will receive a special offer via this newsletter. Stay tuned!
All 2018 workshops are sold out. However, do not hesitate to be placed on a waiting list, cancellations do happen!

I just added a one-day street photography workshop in Minneapolis on October 6th, 2018. Details and registration.

Paris 2019 weekend & week-long workshops in January, June and October
Normandy 2019 week-long workshops in May and September
NEW Barcelona 2019 week-long workshop in April
You will be notified when registration opens via this newsletter.
Other destinations will be announced later this year.

Copyright © 2018 Valerie Jardin Photography, All rights reserved.

Our mailing address is:
Valerie Jardin Photography
P.O. Box 9006
St Paul, MN 55109

Thursday, May 03, 2018

Taste of Chicago Concert Seating Tickets go on sale Friday, May 4 at 10am (Chicago, IL.)



July 11-15 in Grant Park


                    10 a.m.


For all Petrillo concerts, general seating tickets are $18 and premium seating tickets are $50.
Admission to Taste of Chicago and lawn seating is free.

Tickets will also go on sale Friday, May 4 at 10 a.m. for the NEW Taste Oasis, an air conditioned lounge in Butler Field offering tasty bites, cold water, a private cash bar, music and more. Day passes for this exclusive area are $50. Taste Oasis will be open throughout normal Taste of Chicago festival hours, but it’s particularly a great spot to hang out before and after the Petrillo Music Shell concerts. Food samples will be served Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, from 3 to 6 p.m. and on Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m.


Wednesday, July 11, 5:30 p.m.
  • Brandi Carlile
  • Martha Redbone Roots Project

Thursday, July 12, 5:30 p.m.
  • Juanes
  • La Santa Cecilia

Friday, July 13, 5:30 p.m.
  • yasiin bey and Talib Kweli are Black Star
  • Madame Gandhi.

Saturday, July 14, 4:30 p.m.
  • The Flaming Lips
  • Le Butcherettes
  • Half Gringa

Sunday, July 15, 4:30 p.m.
  • George Clinton Parliament Funkadelic
  • BJ the Chicago Kid
  • The Boy Illinois

The 38th Annual Taste of Chicago is July 11–15 in Grant Park with hours 11 a.m.–9 p.m., Wednesday–
Friday, and 10 a.m.–9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. For more information on the FREE admission festival, visit To plan your trip to Chicago, visit Join the conversation on Facebook at Taste of Chicago and follow us on Twitter, @TasteofChi (#TasteofChicago) and Instagram, @ChicagoDCASE (#TasteofChicago).

Chicago Artists Coalition >> CAC Benefit: Work in Progress - One Week Left to Buy Early Bird Tickets!


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Building a Creative Marketplace
One Week Left to Purchase "Early Bird" Tickets to WIP!
June 7, 2018

Chicago Artists Coalition's Annual Benefit
VIP Reception Honoring Rhona Hoffman

featuring our benefit silent auction and the MAKER Grant Awards
The Party
Interactive installations, food, and drinks all night!
Located at CAC's soon-to-be new home!
2130 W. Fulton St.
Purchase Tickets
Early Bird Tickets Available Through May 10

VIP tickets $250 / $300 after May 10
VIP tickets include an invitation to the Auction Preview at Christie's on May 24
Party tickets $60 / $75 after May 10
Our new space is still a work in progress,
so we invite you to wear "creative construction" attire
(fashion inspirations will be provided)
Karim Ahamed and Tony Karman
Rashayla Marie Brown - Suzette Bross Bulley - Gwen Callans and Biff Ruttenberg 
Macol Stewart Cerda and Jose Cerda III - Karen and Tuey Connell - Dirk Denison and David Salkin
Marilyn and Larry Fields Robin Gallardi - Ashley Galloway - Jefferson Godard 
Helyn Goldenberg and Michael Alper - Ann Goldstein - Jessica Gracey - Dedrea and Paul Gray
Sandra and Jack Guthman - Alice Hargrave - Brooke Hummer and Grove Mower - Claudine Ise 
Deone Jackman - Karen Jones - Sondra Karman - Dietrich Klevorn - Carrie Lannon
Maggie and Mike Meiners - Monique Meloche - Herbert and Paula Molner - Huong Ngo
Shawna and Jay Owen - Caroline Picard - Erik Peterson - Lauren Peterson
Pooja Pittie and Zulfiqar Ramzan - Kate Pollasch and Bryan McVey - Meg Prendergast - Andrew Rafacz Larry Serota - Jeffrey and Maggie Shapack - Irving Stenn, Jr. - Hunt Tackbary and Mackenzie Madsen Anastasia Tinari - Allan Weinberger - Rebecca Woan

2018 Work in Progress Partners
Chicago Artists Coalition: Building a Creative Marketplace.

Chicago Artists Coalition
217 N. Carpenter Street
Chicago, IL 60607