For fans who want more of Oprah ? they can shop at her new fashion boutique near Harpo Studios

OPRAH’S AUDIENCE will soon be able to leave the studio and walk across the street to her new fashion boutique at 57 N. Carpenter.

The 4,500-sq. ft. store is under construction in what was tabletop star Peter Elliott’s studio for 25 years. Oprah bought the property last year.

The shop, also housing a caf?, will feature African-designed apparel, African baskets, baby gear, her workout pants and beach tote and the newest craze, a $14 iPod cover with the Oprah logo.

THE 2007 CHICAGO CREATIVE CLUB AWARDS SHOW has been put on hold. The CAF’s board may have made that decision as the aftermath of the embarrassing 2006 event.

It was inadvertently but painfully titled “Did you Make the Cut?” during a period of downsizing and account losses.

The awards could resurface in spring of 2008 (previous shows were held in September), but don’t hold your breath.

ON A HIGHER NOTE, the CAF again partners with The Billboard to present one of the best-attended and informative events of the year: The Music & Advertising Educational Seminar, to be held July 18 at Digitas.

Billboard executive editor Tamara Conniff and panelists Bonnie Dolan, Comma, Gabe McDonough, DDB music producer, Lawrence Mestel, partner, Primary Wave Music Publishing and Josh Rabinowitz, Grey Worldwide music director discuss the marriage of music and advertising.

AMAZINGLY BUSY ACTRESS JACQUELINE BISSET will receive a well-deserved Gold Hugo for Career Achievement Saturday, July 14, at the Chicago International Film Festival’s Summer Gala, CIFF’s annual fund-raiser.

Since 1965 rarely -idle actress has appeared in 130 productions of all genres. “Class,” the movie she filmed here 1983 made a studly young Rob Lowe a star.

As always, the gala provides all sorts of extras to keep interest high: reception, dinner live auction and post-presentation dancing and dessert.

Special guests will make the presentation during which Bisset’s amazing filmography will be screened, hosted by Bill Kurtis . See details in Screenings.

DOLORES KUNDA, THE 2007 AD WOMAN OF THE YEAR, CEO of Lapiz, Leo Burnett’s Hispanic division and 20-year veteran of the ad business, will be honored at an Aug. 9 luncheon at Carnivale.

FYI. The Ad Woman of the Year event was hosted by the Women’s Advertising Club of Chicago until attrition killed it after more than a 45 year run and its one remaining event was folded into the CAF a few years back. (Personal aside: WACC honored me the I founded the Original Screen Magazine.)

A SELECT GROUP of friends and clients of telecine and DI colorist Mike Matusek got a first look at his new No Lo digital imaging office, 3,700-sq. ft. space at 111 N. Peoria.

No Lo’s inaugural DI project was color correcting the Chicago-made feature, “Merry Gentlemen.” Matusek’s new phone number is 312/243-8650.

TWO ANNIVERSARIES FOR ROGER EBERT: His 65th birthday and 40 years with the Sun-Times, whose column is syndicated to some 200 newspapers.

It’s estimated that the indefatigable critic/author/TV star, now back to work after a serious illness, has written more than 10,000 individual movie reviews, plus another 3,000 or so essays.

FOR THE FIFTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR, entertainment attorney David Saltiel of Bell, Boyd & Lloyd, LLP, was named one of the top 50 entertainment attorneys in the U.S. by Chambers USA in its “2007 Guide to America’s Leading Business Lawyers.”

TEXAS FILMMAKERS and, of course, Texas film commissioner Bob Hudgins, formerly the IFO’s deputy commissioner, are ecstatic over the anticipated positive effect Texas’ newly enacted incentive will have on business.

Basically, starting Sept. 1, the $22 million Moving Image Industry Incentive Program will offer grants equal to 5% of in-state spending, including wages paid to Texas residents.

Back at home, Illinois tax credit applications continue to flow into the Illinois Film Office for entertainment and commercial shoots.