• 07:30 PM
  • Meadows Club, 2950 W. Golf Road Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

Studio Elite and the Delhi Committee of CSCI present The Splendid Indian Closet, a Fashion Tour with Satya Paul and Joy Mitra on October 25 at The Meadows Club in Rolling Meadows. Designers Satya Paul and Joy Mitra highlight their designs during this fashion show. Tickets General Admission: $55 VIP: $125 Tickets available at Studio…

  • 07:30 AM
  • Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Avenue

Presented by Sister Cities International, the 2015 U.S.-China Sister Cities Conference will connect business leaders, government officials, and citizen diplomats from the U.S. and China. The Conference will celebrate the 30th Anniversaries of Chicago’s sister cities Shanghai and Shenyang and will provide best practices and networking opportunities for the continued success and growth of U.S.-China…

  • 09:00 AM
  • Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Avenue

Presented by Sister Cities International, the 2015 U.S.-China Sister Cities Conference will connect business leaders, government officials, and citizen diplomats from the U.S. and China. The Conference will celebrate the 30th Anniversaries of Chicago’s sister cities Shanghai and Shenyang and will provide best practices and networking opportunities for the continued success and growth of U.S.-China…

  • 07:00 PM
  • Cyrus Tang Hall of China at the Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago

A special welcome reception hosted by Chicago Sister Cities International will bring together conference attendees, government officials, and special dignitaries. The reception will be the kickoff to the U.S.-China Sister Cities Conference so you don’t want to miss it! Transportation will be provided to and from the Field Museum and the Hilton Chicago. This event…

  • 05:30 PM
  • The Mid America Club 200 E. Randolph Drive, 80th Floor, Aon Center, Chicago

The China Committee of CSCI sponsors a discussion with authors Michael Zakkour and Savio Chan on how the rise of China’s new consumers and culture of consumption are changing China, global businesses and the world. The talk will highlight the stories and lessons to be learned from their new book, “China’s Super Consumers: What 1 Billion Customers Want and…

  • 05:30 PM
  • GAR Hall and Rotunda and Claudia Cassidy Theater, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., Chicago

Join the Lahore Committee of CSCI for an evening of art, film, poetry and music, celebrating the cultural heritage of Chicago and its sister city of Lahore, Pakistan. Lyari Notes, an award-winning documentary will be screened, music by musicians representing diverse cultures of Chicago will be performed and artworks presented will be contemporary explorations in various…

  • 06:30 PM
  • Society For Arts, 1112 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago

The Warsaw Committee of CSCI is hosting an opening night reception of The Society for Arts’ Grand Finale Portraits of Polish Actors exhibit as a fundraiser to support the business and cultural initiatives of the committee that highlight the ties between Chicago and Poland, as well as The Society for Arts programming. This premiere exhibition is…

  • 07:30 PM
  • First United Methodist Church at the Chicago Temple, 77 W. Washington Street, Chicago

The Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chicago, the Prague Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International and the First United Methodist Church at the Chicago Temple present Jaroslav Svěcený and Julie Svěcená’s Concert for Eight Strings on October 19, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church at the Chicago Temple (77 W….

  • 12:00 PM
  • The Chicago Club, 81 E. Van Buren Street, Chicago

The Galway Committee of CSCI is sponsoring a speech and discussion presented by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs with Her Excellency Anne Anderson, Ambassador of Ireland to the United States, titled “Ireland: Can the Celtic Tiger Roar Again?” The Irish economy has emerged from recession and has grown more rapidly than the eurozone as…

  • 10:30 AM
  • WMS Boathouse at Clark Park, 3331-3371 N. Rockwell Street, Chicago

This year, the CRM has joined with the Paris Committee of CSCI to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Paris and Chicago as sister cities, and to expand the reach of The Rowing Exchange. Now in its 6th year, the Rowing Exchange was started by Susan Hackett and is chaired by Stephanie Leese Emrich of the…

  • 06:00 PM
  • Chicago Yacht Club, 400 E Monroe St, Chicago, IL

Join the Paris Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the sister city relationship between Chicago and Paris at a Parisian-inspired gala. All proceeds to benefit educational exchanges between Chicago and Paris. $200 per person (tax-deductible beyond value of goods and services received). Learn more about the Memorandum of Understanding between…

  • 12:00 PM
  • Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago

An Art Institute guide leads a 45-minute tour in English of paintings depicting Paris. Art Institute General Admission applies: $25; $20 for Chicago residents; $22 for IL residents; Students and Seniors (65 and up): $19/14/16 ; children under 14: free. Visit artic.edu. This event is part of the official celebration of the 20th anniversary of the…

  • 07:00 AM
  • Various Locations on Marathon Route

In celebration of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, various Chicago Sister Cities International committees join with international organizations and foreign consulates to cheer on and celebrate international runners at points along the marathon route. Stations will have signs in foreign languages, flags and other activities. View Chicago Marathon Cheering Stations in a larger map…

  • 12:00 PM
  • Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago

An Art Institute guide leads a 45-minute tour in French of the museum’s collections. General admission rates apply: $25; $20 for Chicago residents; $22 for IL residents; Students and Seniors (65 and up): $19/14/16 ; children under 14: free. Visit artic.edu. This event is part of the official celebration of the 20th anniversary of the sister city…

  • 06:00 PM
  • Alliance Française de Chicago, 810 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago (Enter on Chicago Avenue)

George Lepauw, Franco-American pianist and founder of the International Beethoven Project, will give a lecture-recital exploring the development of French music from the great Lully in the 17th Century to Debussy at the turn of the 20th. This presentation and performance will attempt to shed light on the uniqueness of the French style in music….

  • 07:00 AM

In celebration of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, various Chicago Sister Cities International committees join with international organizations and foreign consulates to cheer on and celebrate international runners at points along the marathon route on Sunday, October 11. Stations will have signs in foreign languages, flags and other activities. Committee Cheering Station Locations • Gothenburg,…

  • 07:00 AM

In celebration of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, various Chicago Sister Cities International committees will join with international organizations and foreign consulates to cheer on and celebrate international runners at points along the marathon route on Sunday, October 9. Stations will have signs in foreign languages, flags and other activities. Committee Cheering Station Locations…

  • 07:00 PM
  • Green Mill Cocktail Lounge, 4802 N. Broadway Street, Chicago

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the sister city relationship between Chicago and Paris, the Paris Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International invites Chicago Slam Works to showcase the work of Collective 129H, poets/performers Rouda, Neobled and Lyor. Together with Marc Smith, founder of the poetry slam, and Chicago Slam Works poets, they create a dynamic interpretive performance. The resulting poetic performance can be…

  • 07:00 PM
  • Polo Café (3322 S. Morgan Street, Chicago)

With raves from the Lapin Agile in Montmartre to Ravinia’s “Rising Stars,”, Parisian-born Claudia Hommel partners with singer-pianist Elizabeth Doyle and accordionist Patricia Spaeth to transport you to the “City of Light.” The evening is introduced by the Poetry Slam team from Paris and continues with special appearance by Paris-based world troubadour Eric Vincent. Let…

  • 12:00 PM
  • The Poetry Foundation, 61 W. Superior Street, Chicago

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the sister city relationship between Chicago and Paris, the Paris Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International invites Chicago Slam Works to showcase the work of Collective 129H, poets/performers Rouda, Neobled and Lyor. Together with Marc Smith, founder of the poetry slam, and Chicago Slam Works poets, they create a dynamic interpretive performance. The resulting poetic performance can be…