Windy City Media Group Frontpage News

THE VOICE OF CHICAGO'S GAY, LESBIAN, BI, TRANS AND QUEER COMMUNITY SINCE 1985

home search facebook twitter join
Gay News Sponsor Windy City Times 2021-12-08
DOWNLOAD ISSUE
Donate

Sponsor


  WINDY CITY TIMES

DIFFA/Chicago presents Table Hop & Taste to fight HIV/AIDS
From a news release
2012-10-29

This article shared 3041 times since Mon Oct 29, 2012
facebook twitter google +1 reddit email


Chicago, IL (October 25, 2012) DIFFA: Design Industries Fighting AIDS will celebrate the return

of DIFFA's Dining by Design to Chicago on November 1st-3rd, bringing together some of the

most talented individuals in the world of fashion, interior design, art, and architecture. Each

table is meant to engage the viewer, allowing them to glimpse the intimate, unknown or

unexpected through the artful genius of its creator.

Dining by Design Cocktails by Design

Thursday November 1st, 5:30-8:30 PM

Enjoy a fabulous cocktail party and be first to view the tables and meet the designers and Hosts

behind them. The event is open to the public and tickets are available for $100/ticket at

diffachicago.org or at the door.

DIFFA'S Dining by Design Public Table Viewing

Friday, November 2nd, 10 am-2pm

Browse spectacular table creations and garner ideas to

create beautiful dining environments in your own home. Three dimensional dining installations

include National Sponsors, EFFEN® Vodka, designed by Richard Chai, La Crema, designed by

Marc Blackwell, Kravet, designed by Jonathan Adler, Ethan Allen, Lincoln, designed by

Rossetti, Phil Stefani's Signature Events, designed by Stanton Interior Concepts, Jenn-Air, CS

Interiors, along with an additional 25 local sponsors who will be focusing on a new Sustainable

Mission and a new category of Emerging designers. Open to the public with a contribution of

$10 per person to benefit DIFFA. Tickets can be purchased online at diffachicago.org or at the

door.

DIFFA'S Dining by Desing Table Hop and Taste

Saturday, November 3rd, 11 AM- 3PM

Table Hop and Taste will feature wine pairings from National Sponsor La Crema, vodka by EFFEN® Vodka and beer by Stella Artois as guests enjoy tastes from some of Chicago's top restaurants: 312 Chicago, FILINI, Il Giardino Del Dolce,

Nick's Fishmarket & Grill, Nonna Santi's Biscotti, Phil Stefani's Signature Events, Spiaggia, Saigon Sisters, Province, Prosecco, RL, Markethouse, Gene & Georgetti's and Piccolo Sogno Due. Elizabeth Grant- Douglas, Winemaker for La Crema, will be on hand to discuss the distinctive flavors, elegance, and natural balance of La Crema's selections. Open to the public

DIFFA/Chicago 939 Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL 60654

Tel: 312-644-6412 Fax: 312-644-6413

www.diffachicago.org info@diffachicago.org

Tickets $40/ $50 at the door. Tickets can be purchased online at diffachicago.org or at the door.

DIFFA'S Dining by Design GAla Dinner

Saturday, November 3rd, 6:30-11pm guests will enjoy a delightful dinner and an alluring auction amidst breathtaking table environments. Open to the public, tickets are $500 per person to benefit DIFFA. (Reservations required)

DIFFA'S Dining by Design 2012 is brought to you by National Sponsors, EFFEN® Vodka,

La Crema with official automotive sponsor, Lincoln and local sponsors, Jenn-Air, Stella Artois, the Design Center at the Merchandise Mart, and Local Media Sponsor CS Interiors.

About DIFFA/Chicago

DIFFA/ Chicago (The Design Industries Foundation Fighting Aids)is a not-for- profit Fundraising

and grant making foundation that distributes funds to Chicago area HIV/ AIDS Service agencies

that provide direct services , preventative education and outreach to people who are HIV

positive, living with AIDS or at risk for infection. Founded in 1984, DIFFA has granted more

than $35 million to hundreds of community- based organizations nationwide. For more

information visit diffa.org .


This article shared 3041 times since Mon Oct 29, 2012
facebook twitter google +1 reddit email

  ARTICLES YOU MIGHT LIKE

Gay News

Nominations announced for 33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards
2022-01-19
-- From a press release - New York, NY - Wed., Jan. 19, 2022 - GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, today announced the nominees for the 33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards. RuPaul's Drag ...


Gay News

AIDS Foundation Chicago cancels World of Chocolate due to COVID-19 surge
2022-01-19
-- From a press release - CHICAGO — AIDS Foundation Chicago (AFC) has made the difficult decision to cancel its World of Chocolate event, the organization's largest winter fundraiser, due to the recent Omicron surge across ...


Gay News

Nat'l Black Justice Coalition celebrates openly LGBTQ+/SGL NAACP Image Award nominees
2022-01-18
-- From a press release - The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) celebrates the historic number of openly Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer+, and same-gender loving (LGBTQ+/SGL) nominees for the NAACP Image Awards. The Image ...


Gay News

Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame issues call for nominations
2022-01-18
The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame has announced a call for nominations for the 2022 Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame. ...


Gay News

Center on Halsted's Silver Fork program reopening
2022-01-18
Application sessions for the Center on Halsted's Silver Fork program—which incorporates short-term culinary arts and job readiness—will take place Feb. 1-2, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The free seven-week program is ideal for adults who want to enter ...


Gay News

Illinois organizations included in NEA's $33M grant dispersal
2022-01-16
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) recently announced the first round of recommended awards for fiscal year 2022, with 1,498 awards totaling nearly $33.2 million, a press release stated. Grants for Arts Projects funding spans ...


Gay News

Center on Halsted states COVID vaccine, mask requirements
2022-01-11
Center on Halsted, in compliance with the City of Chicago public health order effective Jan. 3, requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination for anyone (ages 5 and older) gathering in its ground-floor lobby area. Other events and ...


Gay News

Minneapolis City Councilor Andrea Jenkins elected City Council President
2022-01-10
—From an HRC press release - MINNEAPOLIS — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) congratulates Andrea Jenkins, a Minneapolis City Councilor and Human Rights Campaign board member, on her election to the role of City Council President. Jenkins, who became the first ...


Gay News

Lighthouse Foundation releases analysis of Chicago LGBTQ+ nonprofits
2021-12-28
Lighthouse Foundation of Chicagoland—a Black- and queer-led, multiracial social justice organization—has released its Black Queer Equity Index (BQEI). The BQEI evaluates the organizational cultures of five of the area's largest ...


Gay News

SAVOR Uvae
2021-12-27
The Andersonville spot Uvae (5553 N. Clark St., and which has the full name Uvae Wine Bar & Fromagerie), unsurprisingly, gets its name from the Latin word for "grapes." And guests might even expect many wine-related ...


Gay News

Virtual discussion about Amigas Latinas to take place Jan. 29
2021-12-24
A virtual discussion about the now-defunct but groundbreaking organization Amigas Latinas will take place Saturday, Jan. 29, at 2 p.m. Amigas Latinas founders Mona Noriega and Evette Cardona, and former Amigas Latinas board member Lourdes Torres ...


Gay News

FDA approves injectable PrEP
2021-12-24
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Apretude (cabotegravir extended-release injectable suspension) for use in at-risk adults and adolescents weighing at least 77 pounds for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to ...


Gay News

Legislation to address disparities facing LGBTQ+ seniors, people with HIV/AIDS
2021-12-22
On Dec. 16, Pride Action Tank, OUTreach and Equality Illinois hosted a virtual "breakfast" to discuss issues facing LGBTQ+ seniors and persons with HIV/AIDS as well as legislative policies created to address them. "Advocating for Change" ...


Gay News

Affinity's annual Burning Bowl postponed until March
2021-12-22
Affinity Community Services—a Chicago social-justice organization serving the needs of the Black LGBTQ+ community, with a particular focus on Black women—is postponing its annual Burning Bowl ceremony until March 2022. A note read, "Due to t ...


Gay News

Creating Change conference pivots to virtual event
2021-12-22
--From a National LGBTQ Task Force press release - DECEMBER 22, 2021.…WASHINGTON, DC……..The National LGBTQ Task Force today announced that the 34th annual Creating Change conference, slated for January 12-16 at the Hilton Riverside in New Orleans, will now ...


 



Copyright © 2022 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.

 
 

TRENDINGBREAKINGPHOTOS







Sponsor
Sponsor


 



Donate


About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots      OUT! Guide     
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Advanced Search     
Windy City Queercast      Queercast Archives     
Press  Releases      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast      Blogs     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam      Outguide Categories      Outguide Advertisers      Search Outguide      Travel      Dining Out      Privacy Policy     

Windy City Media Group publishes Windy City Times,
The Bi-Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.