CHSO September 2011 : Page 204

scene in chicago | Gene & Georgetti Party Tony & Marion Durpetti sweeT 70 The ParTy Legendary steakhouse Gene & Georgetti toasted 70 great years with three nights of 1940s-themed celebrations to benefit Common Threads, Standing Tall and the St. Vincent DePaul Center. The scene Each of the three sold-out dinners was an ode to the ’40s with four-course prix-fixe menus, cocktails, entertainment, glamour—and, at $15.25 per person, 1941 prices. More than 1,100 guests total were transported back in time to a retro-themed dinner party (Thursday), a Golden Age Hollywood to-do (Friday) and a Big Band performance (Saturday). The boTToM line More than $23,000 was raised for the charities. –KB Candace & Chuck Jordan SEP 16 -NOV 5 OPENING RECEPTION Friday, Sep 16, 5-8PM Steve Lombardo Diane & Richard Menna, Ron Michelon & Giselle Dahl Cara Nava, Michelle Durpetti & Richard Ciota 1871 N Clybourn Ave | Chicago, IL 60614 773-248-3100 | chicagoartsource.com Mon-Fri 10am-6pm | Sat 10am-5pm | free parking Photos by CarasCo PhotograPhy Kristin Komar; Wishing in the Wind {fig.1 }, 12”x12”, encaustic on panel

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