The Guide: Shows, Sales and Things to Do in Chicago

The Guide: Shows, Sales and Things to Do in Chicago

Janel Laban
Nov 14, 2008

Have some open spots on your calendar? There is lots going on in Chicago this week. We've rounded up a few things to do, places to go and sales to check out...jump below for the list:

TONIGHT from 6-8pm at DWR Tree Studios: Landslide 2008: Marvels of Modernism Exhibit and Reception. Kidney-shaped pools, boomerang curves, floating cantilevered decks. Hallmarks of our diverse and unique post-war garden and landscape heritage may be endangered. Get a sneak peek at the photography from the exhibit "Landslide 2008: Marvels of Modernism", which opens in full at the George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film in Rochester, New York, later this month. Light snacks and refreshments will be served.

Celebrate the opening of the Chicago DOT SPOT, a "cohesive representation of Blu Dot pieces". The I.D. Dot Spot opening celebration will be held at ID (3337 N. Halsted) on November 20 from 7-9 pm. RSVP to 773.755.4343

Take a trip to Minneapolis! ID-Inside Design is holding a huge sale with a discount of 30% on the entire showroom, including new products. Located at 211 North First Street in Minneapolis. Call 612.317.0045 for more info.

Get some design advice: On Saturday November 15 from 10-6, DWR North Avenue welcomes anyone "looking for a little advice or a fresh eye for interior design". Bring in a floor plan or photos - drop-ins are welcome.

Dress your bed for winter: United Feather & Down (Des Plaines) is holding a "Big Down Event" from 11.3 through 11.21. "Choose from a hand-picked selection of the company's finest down comforters and pillows – the same ones sold at Bloomingdale's, Pottery Barn and The Company Store – at prices at least 50% below retail, with down comforters from $50.00 - $299.00 and down pillows from $28.00-$85.00."

A big lighting sale is happening at Jonathan Adler. Through the 15th of November, all lighting is 15% off. The shop is at 676 N. Wabash.

And, starting November 18, Koros (1039 W. Lake) is having a Fall Sale.

Top Photo: Keri Pickett from Landslide 2008

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