october, 2019

12oct6:00 PM10:00 PM2019 Halo Awards

Event Details

The Halo Awards is a first-of-its-kind Grammy-style event celebrating three Chicago scientists for their dedication to turning their research into treatments that help people live better lives. This is not your typical award show.

At the Halo Awards, the scientist is celebrity.

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6 – 7pm: Cocktail Reception

Science-inspired “edible”cocktails from James Beard-nominated and former Executive Chef at NEXT Jenner Tomaska

7 – 9pm: Main Event

Hosted by Lisa Allen of 101.9 “The Mix”

Ensemble rendition of Sufjan Steven’s Chicago by the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra

“Giant of Cancer Care” Tom Gajewski and his band of scientist rock starsperforming on-stage with musician rock stars, including Jenny Conlee of The Decembrists

9 – 10pm: Awards After-Party

Complimentary cocktails and craft beers


(Saturday) 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM


Museum of Science & Industry

5700 S Lake Shore Dr



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