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Day Time Dance Chicago Party with ABSOLUT VODKA

This Friday Flavorpill & ABSOLUT  bring you a creative entrepreneur FREE summer dance party for those of us who can “do what we WANT”. You should definitely check it out because it’s the perfect way to start off your weekend a little early. We will be there with cameras in hand enjoying some cocktails & good music by Chicago’s own DJ COLETTE!

It’s a daytime dance party from 1pm-2pm, crafted with the creative class in mind- i.e. those who can leave their desks and studios and dance it out in the middle of the day as though it were the middle of the night.

Inspired by the popular trend of daytime dance parties in Sweden, ABSOLUT took the cue from their homeland and created the free hour-long party where attendees can enjoy a cocktail, delicious bagged lunch and sounds from local DJ’s hand-picked by musical icon Questlove. Born in New York last summer, the parties are being rolled out nationally for the first time, gracing the cities of Chicago, San Francisco, Philadelphia, and Boston in addition to the NY turf.

The upcoming Chicago event is on Friday, 7/26 at Castle (632 N. Dearborn) w/ DJ Colette

ABOUT DJ COLLETTE:

Colette Joy Marino, (born May 27, 1975 in Chicago, Illinois), known as DJ Colette or just Colette, is a house music DJ and vocalist from ChicagoIllinois. She is a resident DJ at the SmartBar in ChicagoIllinois (along withKaskade and others). She first gained attention when she started singing over her mixes as DJ.

In 1993, she helped form the group SuperJane with DJ HeatherDJ Dayhota, and Lady D.

During the preparations for her album Push, she married actor/rock music star Thomas Ian Nicholas.

In 2003, she was, along with Paul Van Dyk and Felix da Housecat, chosen to advertise Motorola‘s cellular phones. Her song used in this commercial would go on to win Dancestar‘s Best Song Used in a Commercial for Motorola.

Her album Hypnotized was the most downloaded house dance album on Apple‘s iTunes Music Store in June 2005. Her song What Will She Do for Love from this album was a Billboard No. 1 Dance Club Play Single. The title track, Hypnotized, was licensed to the movie The Devil Wears Prada for the soundtrack.

She hosted Lancaster, CaliforniaKVVS-FM radio station‘s show, Maximum Rotation.

She has performed all over the world, including, Detroit, MichiganCambridgeSingaporeCalgaryHollywood, and Montreal.

She has been compared to Kylie Minogue and Deborah Harry. She’s also been called Om Records‘ First Woman of Home.”

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