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Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Wine Auction 2015 Nets $1.8 Million

Share: ***POST-EVENT ALERT & PHOTOS*** LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO’S WINE AUCTION 2015 NETS $1.8 MILLION The Triennial Event Contributes to Remarkable $4.5 Million Raised over the Past Three Months by The Women’s Board of Lyric Opera. WHO: The evening’s guest list welcomed Chicago’s philanthropic elite, including:Erica and Jim Sandner, Marilynn and Carl Thoma, Shirley and Patrick Ryan, Kim and Miles White, Nancy Searle, Christina and Ronald Gidwitz, Caryn and King Harris, Cathy and William Osborn, Tina and Byron Trott, Stephen Kaplan and Alyce Sigler, Nancy and Scott Santi, Alex and John Nichols, Lindy and Michael Keiser, Alpana Singh, Peter...

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Art and Music Round-up

Share: Thursday is one our favorite days of the week, here at Luxe Beat Magazine. We feature articles on art, music and topics with a cultural bent. Here is a round-up a few from our collection: City of Dreams Artist Layla Fanucci Born in San Francisco in 1957, Layla Fanucci’s artistic talent was first expressed in music. Fanucci, along with her brother and sister, was encouraged by her parents to study multiple instruments, learning to play the piano, clarinet, and guitar. She went on to teach the guitar, putting herself through San Francisco State University by giving lessons. She...

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The Langham’s Chuan Spa & Health Club

Share: Wellness-focused spa earns prestigious award from renowned luxury travel resource. Chuan Spa & Health Club (330 N. Wabash), located in The Langham, Chicago, announced it has received a Five-Star rating from Forbes Travel Guide. The wellness-focused destination, seamlessly integrating Traditional Chinese Medicine therapies and treatments, is the only spa in Chicago to receive this prestigious status, as showcased on ForbesTravelGuide.com. Chuan Spa is the latest addition to the luxury travel ratings that have been the gold standard in the hospitality industry since 1958.  “We are thrilled to receive the top ranking—the first in the state of Illinois and...

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Village Hotel on Biltmore Estate

Share: Village Hotel on Biltmore Estate The Biltmore is the essence of luxury. They have announced their newest lodging offering – Village Hotel on Biltmore Estate and will begin accepting reservations starting March 2, 2015, for stays beginning Dec. 1, 2015.* Village Hotel joins the Inn on Biltmore Estate to provide a range of options for guests who want to stay overnight on the estate. Village Hotel will be centrally located in Antler Hill Village, a convenient home base steps away from shopping, dining, the Winery, live music and outdoor activities. It offers a casual and inviting atmosphere, inspired by the...

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Palace Resorts $40,000 Wedding Contest

Share: Palace Resorts $40,000 Wedding Contest Valentine’s Day is one of the biggest days for engagements, after the holiday season. If you’re a recently engaged bride-to-be, Palace Resorts has a wedding contest running through February 27, 2015. The value of the wedding package is $40,000! Palace Resorts has partnered with Weddings by Funjet on the Royal Wedding contest where the winners will win their dream wedding, valued at more than $40,000, at the brand’s signature property, Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort. It’s over the top and fabulous in every sense of the word – photos, flights for up to...

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