Even though it’s only Wednesday, I’m as antsy as you are for the week to end. With the heat index continually rising, it’s almost an Indian summer. And with the heat wave comes even hauter events. Ditch the Air and Water show for these weekend picks.
Brody Jenner’s Birfday
Saturday, 10-3 am
Join the reality tv party boy as he celebrates his b-day in the Chi. If you’ve caught him on the Hills or the Kardashians, you know this reformed playboy knows how to party. Maybe girlfriend Avril will be in tow?
Enclave 220 W. Chicago Ave. (312) 654-0234. http://www.enclavechicago.com/
Custo Barcelona’s Summer/Fall Fashion Preview
Friday, 6-10 pm
Eclipse Chicago and Funky Couture Entertainment present the Third Annual Custo-Barcelona Summer/Fall Fashion Preview with cutting edge fashion and chef’s tasting from some of the city’s best restaurants. The latest styles from Spanish fashion house Custo Barcelona are set to the beautiful backdrop of the lake and skyline at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. Nelly Carreno of NBC-TV and Johanna London 95.5 MEGA FM Radio MC/host the event and Ford models rock the runway.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. 2430 N. Cannon Dr. 773.755.5100 http://www.funkycouture.net/upcoming/custo-barcelona-fashion-show
Friday, 8 pm
For one night only, the famous Chicago theatre will be transformed into the fashion capital of the world, showcasing collections from American, European and contemporary designers. Musical headliners include Emmy award winner Macy Gray and pop artist Eric Hutchinson. Glamorama benefits the Ronald McDonald House charity.
The Chicago Theatre. 175 N. State St. 312.642.6300. http://www.thechicagotheatre.com/events/glamorama-2010.html