Weekend Recommender: May 17-20

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Krista K's sleek Lakeview boutique celebrates its 10-year anniversary.

2nd Annual Chicago Film Premiere
Thursday, May 17, 6:30–10 PM
The Green Living Project, a film production company that shares stories about global sustainability, recently turned its lens to the Lincoln Park Zoo’s Nature Boardwalk, a buzzing ecosystem for wildlife in the heart of Chicago. The resulting film and a grouping of other Chicago-centric stories will premiere at the zoo’s Café Brauer tonight, preceded by a VIP Reception. For tickets, a portion of which will benefit the zoo’s conservation projects, visit greenlivingproject.com/chicago2012/. 2021 N. Stockton Dr, 312-742-2000

Krista K 10th Anniversary
Friday, May 18–Sunday, May 20
Krista Kaur Meyers’ upscale Lakeview boutique celebrates 10 years of successful business this weekend. Since opening shop in 2002, Krista K has doubled its retail space, opened a second location nearby for maternity and baby, and ventured into the world of e-commerce. It’s now a one-stop shop for labels such as Elizabeth and James, Helmut Lang, Mother jeans, Current/Elliot, Rebecca Minkoff, and more. In honor of the anniversary, the boutique is hosting a weekend-long sale (and offering special treats like Swirlz cupcakes). Friday-Sunday; 10 AM-7 PM, 10 AM-6 PM, 12 PM-5 PM, respectively. 3458 N. Southport Ave., 773-248-1968

Buzzed on Fashion
Saturday, May 19, 11 AM–2:30 PM; Fashion Show, 1 PM
Celebrate the best that Old Town has to offer this Saturday, starting with a champagne brunch at Benchmark. Enjoy Prosecco (and an assortment of mimosa mix-ins, of course) while the fresh faces of Factor Models showcase spring/summer looks from area boutiques Sara Jane, Handle with Care, and cityblue. Guests will also leave with a discount card for each store, good through the entire weekend. For reservations ($25), e-mail Kevin Doherty at kevin@fourcornerstaverns.com. 1510 N. Wells St., 312-649-9640

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