Comedian Seth Meyers and dancing on Soldier Field will be highlights of Wish Ball 2014

Comedian Seth Meyers and dancing on Soldier Field will be highlights of Wish Ball 2014
Comedian Seth Meyers will be the headliner for Make-a-Wish Illinois’ annual fundraiser, the Wish Ball, on Saturday, May 3, at Soldier Field.  Emmy award winning Meyers is best known for his work on “Saturday Night Live” as well “Late Night with Seth Meyers” that can be seen on NBC weeknights.  This high profile fundraiser will... Read more »

The Chicago International Film Festival Television Awards Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Chicago Fire's Jesse Spencer hold his Artistic Achievement Award
The Chicago International Film Festival and Cinema/Chicago announced the winners for the 50th Chicago International Film Festival Television Awards before a crowd of more than 300 industry guests on April 10.  The Radisson Blu Aqua’s grand ballroom was decorated with the iconic Film Fest logos and two giant screens showed clips from the winning entries... Read more »

What Oscar Pistorius and the Kaufmans Have in Common

What Oscar Pistorius and the Kaufmans Have in Common
What do Oscar Pistorius and Charlotte and Eric Kaufman have in common?  In short, they are ALL f’ing nuts.  I just watched crybaby Pistorius try to influence the judge in his televised murder trial  by bawling his eyes out over the brutal murder of his girlfriend.  One news reporter even suggested this ploy might’ve worked... Read more »
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Chicago Sports Museum Opening Packs in Sports Stars and Celebs (Fab Photos!)

Holy Cow!  Grant DePorter and Harry Caray’s Restaurant Group threw a party and EVERYBODY came!  The grand opening of the Chicago Sports Museum and Harry Caray’s 7th Inning Stretch also coincided with Harry’s 100th birthday celebration.  This star-studded VIP Grand Opening on April 1st included iconic sports figures, actors and musicians who all enjoyed the... Read more »

Spectacle Lunatique: A Fun-Filled Fantasy for Redmoon Theater (Awesome pics and Video!)

Mayor and First Lady Amy Rule enjoy a Schwa Restaurant tasting at gala.
Redmoon Theater’s Spectacle Lunatique is one of the most visually exciting fundraisers in town and, this year, they honored tech entrepreneur Howard Tullman with the Galvanizer Award for his contributions to the “vibrancy of Chicago.”  The ceremony surrounding his introduction to the crowd was straight out of Julius Caesar!  Preceded by a 30 piece drummer... Read more »

Puppy Love at PAWS Chicago's Animal Magnetism Party

Kat Olewinski and Molly.
Nearly 400 animal lovers and their canine companions came together to celebrate PAWS Chicago’s 8th annual Animal Magnetism event held recently at Galleria Marchetti.  Governor Pat Quinn, a noted animal lover, was guest of honor at the fundraiser and received an award for his leadership in animal welfare through his advocacy and legislative reform. This... Read more »
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We All Speak Dance: The Joffrey Ballet's Spring Gala Celebration

We All Speak Dance:  The Joffrey Ballet's Spring Gala Celebration
The Women’s Board of The Joffrey Ballet will host its 12th Annual Spring Gala on  Friday, April 25,  at the Chicago Hilton.  This year’s theme, “We All Speak Dance,” will be a celebration of the international language of dance, the company, and its educational programs.  Through its Community Engagement and Joffrey Academy of Dance programs,... Read more »

Chicago Sports Museum and Harry Caray's 7th Inning Stretch: A Place to Play for Chicago Sports Fans

Chicago Sports Museum and Harry Caray's 7th Inning Stretch:  A Place to Play for Chicago Sports Fans
I can’t wait to see the sports treasures (think Sammy Sosa’s corked bat) and experience the interactive fun at the newest venture from Harry Caray’s Restaurant Group (HCRG), Harry Caray’s 7th Inning Stretch and the Chicago Sports Museum!  This cool concept will open to the public on Wednesday, April 2, with the Chicago Sports Museum... Read more »

Mick Jagger's Longtime girlfriend, L'Wren Scott, Dead of Apparent Suicide at 47

Mick Jagger's Longtime girlfriend, L'Wren Scott, Dead of Apparent Suicide at 47
I couldn’t believe it when I read the news. I followed the statuesque fashion designer on Twitter and always admired her designs. I also loved seeing the happy photos of her and Mick from all over the world. She seemed to have it all. And now I’m reading reports such as the one from MailOnline... Read more »
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Tennis Legend Jimmy Connors is Primo Center's 2014 Man of Vision

Hosts Quintin and Diane Primo.
On Sunday, September 21, the Primo Center for Women and Children will hold its third annual signature fundraiser hosted by Diane and Quintin Primo.  Primo Classico d’Europa will honor tennis legend Jimmy Connors with the 2014 Man of Vision Award.  He will be in attendance with beautiful wife Patti for this event that will be... Read more »