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Bebe Rexha rocks Chicago in intimate Metro show

Bebe Rexha rocks Chicago in intimate Metro show
While I am sure every artist dreams of selling out stadiums filled with thousands of fans, I think there is magic in smaller shows. Something is just special about actually being able to see the artist from anywhere in the venue, versus paying tons of money to watch the performance on a jumbotron. Judging from the popularity... Read more »

Glamonster takes the stage as a burlesque dancer on the move

Glamonster takes the stage as a burlesque dancer on the move
“If you can’t love yourself, how in the hell you gonna love somebody else?” Those words were made famous by the ever lovely RuPaul, and  she has a point. How can you be happy and in love if you can’t even be who you really are? It’s why I admire people who live openly and... Read more »

Boy Toys Pocket Cabaret slays first night at Hydrate

Chicago has officially welcomed Boy Toy’s Pocket Cabaret to its’ new Thursday night residence at Hydrate Nightclub. Jimmie Swagger, the Boy Toy himself, is the show’s co-producer and founder. He has worked hard to gather a cast of incredible talent that had packed the Boystown bar on a weeknight. Hosted by P NoNoire, co-producer, this... Read more »
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Boylesque with Ben D. Mann brings superhero show to a lap near you

Though the cast is all male, the host is the fantastic local celebrity Melissa Young.
Note: In the interest of being fair, I feel I should say up front that the producers and a few of the performers of the below show are friends of mine. Therefore, this is more of an informative post rather than a review. When you think of burlesque shows, you probably think of girls dancing... Read more »

Scratch Goods: Providing natural ingredients for a natural high

Scratch Goods: Providing natural ingredients for a natural high
Now that Summer is unofficially over, it’s time to start thinking about how to stay relaxed and rejuvenated without the help of the beach or rooftop party. That’s where Scratch Good’s comes in. Scratch Goods, located in the Roscoe Village neighborhood, is a “Chicago skincare salon and goods maker using consciously-sourced food-grade ingredients to provide... Read more »

Learn how to trick at this weekend’s FitExpo

Learn how to trick at this weekend’s FitExpo
Swimsuit season is almost here, and The FitExpo is arriving in the Chicago area just in time to help you get ready to show off those new swim suits. “Everbody leaving the FitExpo should leave with a bit of new knowledge to expand or bolster their passion for fitness,” Alec Vail says of the event.... Read more »
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Help me Race to Wrigley to raise funds for Lurie Children's Hospital

Help me Race to Wrigley to raise funds for Lurie Children's Hospital
One of my goals for 2015 is to run in 10 timed races. I am happy to say that one of those will be the charity run Race to Wrigley. On April 25th, I will join thousands of people on the streets of Wrigleyville to raise money for the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s... Read more »

Cirque Dreams Holidaze sure to add sparkle to your Holiday Season

Photo provided by Carol Fox & Associates.
If you like fun, excitement, Christmas, and tons of mesmerizing acts, do I have the perfect show for you this Holiday Season. Last night, Cirque Dreams returned to Chicago with their Cirque Dreams Holidaze show at the Chicago Theater. The show features over 20 acts, 30 artists, and over 300 very unique costumes. I was lucky... Read more »

Holiday Lights Tour: A great way to experience Christmas in Chicago

The tree at the John Hancock Center is your starting desination for the Holiday Lights Tour.
If you have ever spent time around me, you know that one of my favorite pasttimes is playing tourist. Living in a city the size of Chicago, I get that opporunity quiet often. One way I take advantage of it is by utilizing the Chicago Trolley tours. No matter which tour you take, you get... Read more »
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CTA Holiday Train: As festive as you can get on public transit

This was our conductor for the ride.
Anyone that knows me knows that Christmas is my favorite time of year. I love it so much, that during the Holiday Season I shed any signs of being an actual adult. I become completely focused on Santa, reindeer, lights, candy, decorations, and anything that sparkles. Being a Chicagoan that takes the CTA, I can... Read more »
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