Social Media Updates for the Week Ending 4/06/12

Author: Emma Niendorf

The Seen – Official blog for EXPO CHICAGO


This was an exciting week, as EXPO /DIALOGUES, an artist residency panel discussion, was held at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. It was a wonderful discussion, with panelists Nicholas Wylie of ACRE, Cortney Lederer of BOLT Residencies, Elizabeth Chodos of Ox-Bow, Brad Killam of Poor Farm and Abigail Satinsky of threewalls. The panel was moderated by Tricia Van Eck of 1608North and The Happiness Project.

The Seen also featured Gwynne Johnson’s exhibition at the Chicago Artists’ Coalition. Conflating images of Ireland and Chicago, Johnson’s photographs reveal an ambiguity: the images reflect the uncertainty of place hat emigrants experience. The powerful solo show, entitled This Doubtful Paradise, was Johnson’s exhibition for her BOLT Residency at CAC.

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Simply Magnificent  – Official blog for The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Chicago, Magnificent Mile

The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Chicago_Simply Magnificent

This week on Simply Magnificent, we featured a piece in our series on Simply Magnificent: A Showcase of Homes. On April 20, Chicago’s first interior design showcase will debut at The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Chicago. The showcase will feature designers from around the world, each to create a unique, ultra-luxury residences in their own distinctive style. Our interview with London interior designer Doug Atherley, of Kinari Design, explored his background, inspiration and style.

Next, we published a piece on hosting private events in Chicago. Chicago is a world-class city with internationally renowned museums and cultural institutions. Explore some of the most unique venues in the Windy City, from the Lincoln Park Zoo and the Art Institute of Chicago, to the Shedd Aquarium and the Museum of Science and Industry.

Follow The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Chicago on Facebook for updates on the building as it nears delivery. Stay tune for more information for the upcoming event, Simply Magnificent: A Showcase of Homes.


Stay Gorgeous – Official blog for Salon Buzz  

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On Stay Gorgeous, we spotlighted a hairstyle for men this week. The post featured the timelessness of Jim Morrison’s rockstar wavy hairstyle and documented today’s celebrities who sport different versions of the Morrison waves.

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