Celebrity doings include Dwyane Wade benefit; Oscar film event

SHARE Celebrity doings include Dwyane Wade benefit; Oscar film event

Dwyane Wade and his wife, Gabrielle Union, at a charity bike ride event. | Matias J. Ocner/Miami Herald/AP Photo

SEEN ON THE SCENE: The Bulls’ Dwyane Wade will host a fashion-themed fundraiser being called “A Night on the RunWade,” benefiting the NBA star’s Wade’s World Foundation. Runway looks from DSquared2’s fall/winter runway collection will be featured at Revel Fulton Market beginning at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 19. All proceeds from the benefit will go to support Wade’s foundation’s programs helping the Chicago community. Known as a fashionista who frequently makes a stylish statement in red carpet appearances with his wife, actress Gabrielle Union, Wade said in a statement, “I look forward to bringing the thrill and excitement of ‘A Night on the RunWade’ to my hometown of Chicago. Dsquared2 will bring their high-end looks from Milan to Chicago for an unforgettable night of surprises while raising funds for the community.” … Among the highlights of the JCC Chicago Jewish Film Festival (opening March 9, and running for 10 days at 25 venues around the area) will be the Oscar-nominated documentary “Life, Animated” and a pre-opening screening of “The Zookeeper’s Wife,” starring Jessica Chastain — a true story about the heroic efforts by the title character to save Polish Jews in Warsaw during the Holocaust. … Cast and crew members — plus supportive friends and family members — will gather Saturday at the AMC River East multiplex for a special screening of “Cellar Door,” the first film from the Fatal Funnel Films banner of Chicago-based indie filmmakers Philip Plowden and Devon Colwell. Starring Danny Goldring, Richard Alpert and Sean Patrick Leonard, “Cellar Door” is a prequel to Fatal Funnel Films’ upcoming feature “Raven’s Point.”

The Latest
After a five-season fizzle since it went dancing for the first time, Northwestern is on the cusp of second place in the Big Ten.
A one-sided buck in a forest preserve, another expansion of wild turkeys in the suburbs, the world-record lake whitefish and Quint on bluegills and sharks are among the notes from around Chicago outdoors and beyond.
MLB outlawed extreme infield shifts, so will outfielders be used to circumvent the rule change?
What else were we going to ask about, the flavor of Sunday’s Gatorade baths?