Special Events

The Shortlist

For curious, culturally savvy young professionals

Want to connect to the ideas shaping today's culture? CHF’s Shortlist offers a community of diverse Chicagoans in their 20s and 30s pursuing personal and professional growth.

Upcoming Events

The Shortlist at Springfest/17: Stuff

This Spring, we're hosting a Shortlist Happy Hour at the historic Chicago Athletic Association! Join us Saturday, April 29 following the 2 PM program Kimberly Drew: Curating Art in a Digital World to connect and mingle with our community of culturally clued-in Chicagoans in their 20s and 30s. Click here for more info and to order your ticket.

Space is limited, so make sure to reserve your place early! We'll see you at Springfest/17!


Photos from Past Events

May 2015 - Nick Offerman
Feb 2015 - Kim Gordon
Nov 2014 - Marjane Satrapi, Mark Bittman, & Daniel Jones
Apr 2014 - Alice Waters & Ruth Reichl
Feb 2014 - Karen Russell
Jan 2014 - Gary Shteyngart
Nov 2013 - Jonathan Safran Foer & David Axelrod
Sept 2013 - Shortlist Kickoff Party
Mar 2013 - Mad Men, Mad World
Nov 2012 - Larry Wilmore, Grant Achatz, Nate Silver, & more


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Photo by Ben Gonzales