Allie from improve it! on Why the Space Matters

Any improviser, when asked politely, can tell you the worst place they’ve had to perform. On a boat, in a clearing in the woods, in someone’s basement, at the back of a Chili’s in rural [...]

Having a Cup of Coffee with Levi Baer

Levi is an innovator and entrepreneur who is bringing together other innovators and entrepreneurs in a spirit of collaboration in a no-pressure environment.  He brings this spirit to the West Loop when Coffee & Conversation [...]

February 2017 Artist Calendar Page

improve it! & Catalyst Ranch partner up for 2017

Reason #17 to love this year: get 17% off an improve it! workshop and 17% off your room rental price (either half day or full day) when booked at Catalyst Ranch! Just make sure to book [...]

Storytelling & the 2016 Election

It was 4AM and the sun was far from up. But there I was. Awake and gulping down coffee with excitement and purpose. I grabbed my backpack, slipped into my uber, and prepared to spend [...]

Your Own Plastic Recycling Workshop!

"In case you didn't notice. . " Everywhere you go, grocery stores are using less plastic bags, companies are reducing the use of plastic in their water and soda bottles, and eco-friendly companies are finding new [...]

Esther Choy on “Should I Really Admit This?”

Photo Credit: Tommie Hansen via creativecommons.org Should I Really Admit This? How to Find Common Ground at Networking Events I belong to a private club in downtown Chicago. It occupies a regal, historic building. Membership [...]

January 2017 Artist Calendar Page

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The Creative World of Play with Corporate Event Interactive

Jodi Whitlock of Corporate Event Interactive tells us about how their team got started, where she likes to vacation (don't forget the wine!) and what's coming up for CEI. What made you get into this [...]