Forth Approved: 6.19.17 by Amelia Hruby

Photo by Honey Butter Fried Chicken.

Photo by Honey Butter Fried Chicken.

ICYMI, last week was the last episode of season one of the Go Forth podcast. We spoke with the brilliant Kelly Allison, and you won't want to miss it!

Season two will launch in the fall, and it's going to be even bigger and bolder than season one in so many ways (stay tuned!). In the meantime, please leave us a review on iTunes (click here!), and feel free to reach out and let us know what you think! We love feedback.

Now on to this week's events and reads...

GO, DO & SEE

This Week

June 23: Kristen Kaza & Slo 'Mo are throwing a Queer Pride Ball in Bloom.

June 25: Slow Food Chicago is hosting a summer solstice potluck with Chicago Honey Co-Op.

June 25: Lauren Ash is hosting Self Care Sunday.

Upcoming

June 27: June Food Book Club discusses Hope Jahren's Lab Girl.

June 27: Reunion hosts a potluck preview of Two Queens in a Kitchen.

July 1: Jenna Blazevich teams up with the Society for Typographic Arts for a radical calligraphy workshop.

July 6: Home Work Happy Hour is back again at Festive Collective.

July 13: Alia Dalal teaches a "Very Vegetable" edition of her clean eating workshop.

July 16: Bon Vivant pops up at West Elm with Cone Cakes.
 

READ, WATCH & STREAM

Episode 7 of Go Forth is out now, featuring Kelly Allison on shine.

Lauren Ash explores the life-changing magic of tidying up on Black Girl in Om.

The Chicago Tribune named Honey Butter Fried Chicken's fried chicken nachos (!) one of the 100 tastes to try right now.

Claire Hurwitz Staszak of Centered By Design was interviewed by IvyMark.

Julie Burwell gets the official tax expert scoop on what co-workers can deduct over at Deskpass.

The Living Room launched a new website.

 

Forth Approved: 6.12.17 by Amanda Glandon

Photo: SimplyBe Agency

Photo: SimplyBe Agency

GO, DO & SEE

This Week

June 13: Jessica Zweig joins a panel on female travelers at NeoCon.

June 15: Parissa Behnia and other business pros lead a workshop on building your freelance playbook.

June 16: Bon Vivant Cakes is popping up at Werewolf Coffee.

June 17: Festive Collective hosts the Funky Vintage Donut Disco, featuring donuts from Bon Vivant Cakes.

June 18: REUNION partners with Howard Brown Health for Queer Care Day.

Upcoming

June 25: Slow Food Chicago is hosting a summer solstice potluck with Chicago Honey Co-Op.

June 25: Lauren Ash is hosting Self Care Sunday.

June 27: June Food Book Club discusses Hope Jahren's Lab Girl.

July 1: Jenna Blazevich teams up with the Society for Typographic Arts for a radical calligraphy workshop.

July 6: Home Work Happy Hour is back again at Festive Collective.

 

READ, WATCH & STREAM

Episode 6 of Go Forth is out now, featuring Jenna Blazevich on sisterhood.

Local Eclectic shares some insights on the multiple earring trend.

Nicole Vasquez was featured on the Electric Picks blog.

Lauren Ash's Self Care Sunday was chronicled on Crystal Pearl's blog.

Forth Approved: 6.5.17 by Amelia Hruby

Image by Driftless Magazine.

Image by Driftless Magazine.

Before we get to the good stuff, we want to put a little bug in your ear that many, many Forth faves have been nominated for the Chicago Reader's Best Of Chicago awards!

Kristen Kaza is up for Best Party Promoter. Jamie Hayes is up for Best Local Clothing Designer. Early to Bed's got a nomination for Best Sex Top Shop. and Amelia Hruby's work with CHIRP Radio is up for Best Local Music Podcast.

We already know these women are the best of Chicago, but please go vote here before June 12th, so the rest of Chicago knows, too!

And now back to regular programming...

GO, DO & SEE

This Week

June 6: Festive Collective's making Raspberry Rosé lollipops.

June 7: Parissa Behnia is moderating a panel at Growth Stage Tech's inaugural think tank event.

June 11: Lauren Ash leads Self Care Sunday at REUNION.

Upcoming

June 13: Jessica Zweig joins a panel on female travelers at NeoCon.

June 15: Parissa Behnia and other business pros lead a workshop on building your freelance playbook.

June 25: Slow Food Chicago is hosting a summer solstice potluck with Chicago Honey Co-Op.

READ, WATCH & STREAM

Episode 5 of Go Forth is out now, featuring Shannon Downey on activism.

The next issue of Amelia Hruby's newsletter hit our inboxes and had us rushing to set a few summer goals.

Department of Curiosities and Production Mode were featured by The Brvtalist.

Jenna Blazevich of Vichcraft painted a rad Girls to the Front skate deck for Vans.

Forth faves Kelly Connelly and Janelle Gonyea contributed to issue seven of Driftless Magazine.

Chicago Reader found out what's in Amelia Hruby's rotation right now.

Guru Today spotlights Jessica Zweig.

Forth Approved: 5.29.17 by Amelia Hruby

Photo by Bon Vivant Cakes.

Photo by Bon Vivant Cakes.

GO, DO & SEE

This Week

May 30: Pollen/ReBloom hosts a flower donation workshop.

May 30: Early to Bed has a workshop on feminine dominance.

May 31: Claire Staszak of Centered by Design is speaking on content creation at the Digital by Design conference.

May 31: Alia Dalal hosts Global Healing Kitchens: Japan, where you can learn to prepare plant-centered, Japanese recipes.

June 1: Festive Collective hosts a free happy hour for the work-from-home crowd.

June 2: Department of Curiosities is having a trunk show at Chantilly Lace in Wilmette.

June 3: Emily of Bon Vivant Cakes shares her donut-making knowledge at a Festive Collective workshop.

Upcoming

June 11: Lauren Ash leads Self Care Sunday at REUNION.

June 13: Jessica Zweig joins a panel on female travelers at NeoCon.

June 15: Parissa Behnia and other business pros lead a workshop on building your freelance playbook.

READ, WATCH & STREAM

Episode 4 of Go Forth is out now, featuring Jessica Zweig on personal brand.

South Loop Loft was featured on Elle Decor.

Forth Approved: 5.22.17 by Amanda Glandon

Photo: Argaman & Defiance

Photo: Argaman & Defiance

GO, DO & SEE

This Week

May 23: Argaman & Defiance is partnering with J.Villa Workshop for a weaving and natural dye workshop.

May 23: Jessica Zweig is speaking at the Enterprise Sales Forum on selling through service.

May 23: The Shift is holding a branding workshop.

May 24: Lydia Crespo of Argaman & Defiance is hosting a paper marbling workshop.

May 26: A Little Photo Studio will capture your kiddo using their imagination at their May Happy Hour.

Upcoming

May 30: Early to Bed has a workshop on feminine dominance.

May 31: Claire Staszak of Centered by Design is speaking on content creation at the Digital by Design conference.

May 31: Alia Dalal hosts Global Healing Kitchens: Japan, where you can learn to prepare plant-centered, Japanese recipes.

June 1: Festive Collective hosts a free happy hour for the work-from-home crowd.

June 3: Emily of Bon Vivant Cakes shares her donut-making knowledge at a Festive Collective workshop.

June 11: Lauren Ash leads Self Care Sunday at REUNION.

June 13: Jessica Zweig joins a panel on female travelers at NeoCon.

READ, WATCH & STREAM

Episode 3 of Go Forth is out now, featuring Alia Dalal on abundance.

Alia Dalal explains the Japanese principle of Washoku.

Forth Approved: 5.15.17 by Amelia Hruby

Photo by Anna Sodziak for South Loop Loft.

Photo by Anna Sodziak for South Loop Loft.

GO, DO & SEE

This Week

May 16: WeWork hosts a panel of digital media experts, featuring Jessica Zweig.

May 18: Julie Schumacher is co-hosting a workshop on writing digital content as Deskpass' Chicago Coworking Meetup Day.

May 18: Chicago Woman magazine is hosting "A Toast to Summer: Wine, Travel, & Style".

May 18: Flourish Together hosts a Mala + Meditation workshop.

May 18: Jessica Zweig is a featured guest at Bomond Rendezvous' RSVP series.

May 21: Slow Food Chicago is selling tomato seedlings at Bang Bang Pie & Biscuits.

May 21: Click Shoes is hosting a spring soiree with Annie Frances.

Upcoming

May 23: Argaman & Defiance is partnering with J.Villa Workshop for a weaving and natural dye workshop.

May 24: Lydia Crespo of Argaman & Defiance is hosting a paper marbling workshop.

May 26: A Little Photo Studio will capture your kiddo using their imagination at their May Happy Hour.

May 31: Alia Dalal hosts Global Healing Kitchens: Japan, where you can learn to prepare plant-centered, Japanese recipes.

READ, WATCH & STREAM

Our second episode of Go Forth is out now, featuring Patrice Perkins talking about boundaries.

ChicagoInno tells us about a day in the life of Julie Schumacher.

Lauren Ash on Bloomsville.

Johanna Lowe was interviewed by The Glossary.

Vichcraft made some golden tickets for Iron and Wine.

JOBS

Bangtel is hiring a reservations and concierge manager.

South Loop Loft is hiring a showroom sales + project manager.

Forth Approved: 5.8.17 by Amanda Glandon

Photo: Alia Dalal

Photo: Alia Dalal

GO, DO & SEE

This Week

May 11: Learn about clean eating and filling fats with Alia Dalal.

May 13: Sugarbeet Schoolhouse hosts a Mother's Day Market complete with a DIY body care station.

May 13: Slow Food Chicago is having a volunteer day at their preSERVE Garden.

May 13 & 14: Renegade Craft Fair is popping up in Pilsen, and Argaman & Defiance, Po Campo, and Vichcraft will be there, among a ton of other amazing creatives.

May 14: Dose Market is all about the moms this time around.

Upcoming

May 18: Chicago Woman magazine is hosting "A Toast to Summer: Wine, Travel, & Style".

May 23: Argaman & Defiance is partnering with Joslyn Villalpando for a weaving and natural dye workshop.

May 24: Lydia Crespo of Argaman & Defiance is hosting a paper marbling workshop.

May 26: A Little Photo Studio will capture your kiddo using their imagination at their May Happy Hour.

READ, WATCH & STREAM

Our first episode of Go Forth is out now, featuring Julie Schumacher talking about community.

Jessica Zweig is POWWFUL's Girl Crush!