Shane Talbott picks your “5 Must Do” events for the week

Shane Talbott has some great picks for your “5 Must Do” events

July 7th

Meenakshi Dash presents her latest collection Burnt, Shredded and Sewn


Meenakshi Dash stitches and strings together treasures in her distinctive collage style. 

Each of her pieces is always a one of a kind. Wallpaper* magazine calls her 

work “a seamless amalgam of texture and colour”. She has recently been featured in 

WGSN, Elle Magazine, Grazia, Marie Claire and Wallpaper* Magazine.  Robin Richman Inc. 


Robin Richman, Inc.

2108 North Damen Avenue Chicago, IL 60647

Exhibition opens Thursday July 7th at 12 pm, 


reception from 5 – 7 pm



July 9 – 10th

Bucktown GardenWalk  

July 9 : 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

July 10 : 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Price: $5 donation

Event Phone Number: 773-227-2300



July 10: All proceeds from ticket sales benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation

Oprah! A Comedy! Live Your Best Laugh 

Annoyance Theatre

4830 N. Broadway

Chicago, IL 60640

In this new sketch revue-comedy play by The Second City directors Anne Marie Saviano and Marc Warzecha, the talk show queen is all set to leave town–until the ghost of the original Mayor Daley attempts to keep her trapped within the Chicago machine.Expect “appearances” by more than 70 characters from Chicago and Oprah’s world, including President Obama, Dr. Phil, Gayle King and the Empire Carpet guy




Jul 12

Mayor’s Fashion Council Chicago: Industry Discussion and reception

Investagating the Role Technology Plays in Fashion


Panel Discussion 6-8pm; Networking begins at 

9pm on The Roof -The Wit Hotel, 201 N. State Street, Chicago

Space is limited, reservations are required.  RSVP



Now Through – Jan 8, 2012

Monday – Saturday 9:30 am – 4 pm; Sunday 11 am – 4 pm


Smart Home | Museum of Science & Industry

Experience the Smart Home, the Greenest Home in Chicago, completely redesigned to fit its 2011 theme  

Adaptive Reuse. Take a 30 minute guided tour of this three-story green home, which is furnished throughout with sleek, contemporary pieces and accessories from Scout, the Andersonville boutique specializing in unique interior pieces that have been repurposed in amazing ways, and outfitted by Gizmodo with some of the most technologically advanced gadgets found anywhere on Earth. 


A walk through the outdoors reveals the latest innovations in urban gardening, including vertical, rain and vegetable gardens, as well as landscapes utilizing native plants, a 40-foot wind turbine, solar panels and an energy-saving green roof. Back at the Museum of Science and Industry for its 4th year, this amazing exhibit has shown more than 200,000 visitors that eco-friendly living is a reality. See this remarkable fusion of smart technology and home innovation for yourself!

Museum of Science and Industry

5700 S. Lake Shore Drive 

Chicago, IL 60637

For additional information please visit


One comment on “Shane Talbott picks your “5 Must Do” events for the week

  1. Jeff Bennett says:

    Hey Shane!!!!

    I now am the exec assist to Scott Greenberg…owner of the Wit Hotel….
    He was tickled pink by your mention of the wit!!!!


    Jeff Bennett

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