Around Chi(Town): September Recap

The month's hottest parties, events, festival and Playmates.

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Playboy partnered a new exhibit called where 33 emerging and established artists were invited to reinterpret the Bunny's image through their work.
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He's the man! William Burfeind was crowned "One Man Chicago."
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The Labor Day Weekend got off to a rousing start with a Black and White party at the new Sawtooth Restaurant and Lounge.
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West Coast rap legend Too Short brought the "Blow the Whistle" tour to The Shrine.
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The first-ever North Coast Festival hit Union Park with an electronic bang over Labor Day Weekend.
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The African Festival of the Arts attracted music and culture lovers to the South Side.
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The Chicago Bliss kicked off what they hope will be a championship Lingerie Football League season.
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Parties of the year?? We looked back at a summer's worth of Superfun parties.
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Rush Street's Gap 1969 store held a shopping/party event with model Lauren Bush and philanthropist Ellen Gustafson.
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The Chicago version of Fashion's Night Out proved to be even bigger and better this year.
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Vaudzilla Productions unveiled its Big Lebowski Burlesque show.
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Chambord unveiled its new flavored vodka with a swanky launch party at Epic Sky.
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Eighty Chicagoans showed their adventurous sides by rappelling 27 stories down the facade of theWit Hotel, part of a fundraiser for the Respiratory Health Association.
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Parties of the Year?! We looked back a summer's worth of good times at The Underground.
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New event planning web site Galaist.com threw a massive launch party.
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Chicago's Stephanie Castagnier made her national TV debut on "The Apprentice" and held a viewing party for the season premier.
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Hockey season officially kicked off with the Mad Dash to Madison, the Blackhawks' first day of training camp.
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The Dave Matthews Band hit Wrigley Field for two nights of concerts.
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"Billionaire" rapper Travie McCoy hit Le Passage for his official concert after-party.
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Victoria's Secret Angel and Chicago native Erin Heatherton signed autographs at the reopening of the Oakbrook store.
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The Hennessy Artistry 2010 series made a stop through Chicago with performers such as The Roots, Q-Tip and surprise guest Erykah Badu.
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A number of Chicago's most fashionable ladies hit the the Karen Millen London store to check out the label's new Fall/ Winter collection.
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Chicago Gourmet capped off another successful weekend at Millenium Park.
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Cheeseheads invaded the city for Monday Night Football and when home disappointed.
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The Joffrey Ballet's Couture & Cocktails proved why it's one of the swankiest fundraisers in town.
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New Bulls big man Carlos Boozer got an introduction to Chicago's nightlife with a party held in his honor at Vibe Nightclub featuring Common.
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Rock stars, models and Chicago's most fashionable scenesters hit EnV Luxury Apartments for its grand opening bash.
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Galleria Marchetti was transformed into a magical playground for AKIRAs' 7th Annual Garden of Eden Fashion Show.
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Fifteen women -- and one dude -- hit the Redhead Piano Bar to compete in the Search for the Ultimate Redhead contest.
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