Posts in category "Entertainment"

Jurassic World: The Exhibition at the Field Museum is DINOmite!

Oh, NOOOO! It's a T-REX!
I wanted to do something special on my birthday, which just happened to coincide with the opening of Jurassic World: The Exhibition at the Field Museum! Perfect! When I was little, I dreamed of being a paleontologist and have always had a love and fascination with dinosaurs. I forced my poor husband to take me... Read more »

Chicago House hosts an afternoon filled with feathers, fashion and fun

Design by Redaggio.
Chicago House hosted its annual spring brunch and fashion show on May 7 in the sunny Winter Garden atop the Harold Washington Library. Over 350 guests enjoyed a fashion show featuring designs by Peach Carr, Mark Roscoe + Black Tie Formalwear, Soundoff, Ricorso, Iridium Clothing Co. and Redaggio and a delicious brunch created by Inspired... Read more »

A world of pure imagination coming to Music Box Theatre

A world of pure imagination coming to Music Box Theatre
For the young and young-at-heart, the Music Box Theatre will host a special screening of “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” on Saturday, April 15, at 2 pm! This immersive experience will offer attendees a Golden Ticket to join a world of pure imagination! Pig out on snozzberries, wear your best Veruca (or Augustus) costume... Read more »
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Cavalia's Odysseo: Equine magic and more under the big top

Cavalia's Odysseo in Soldier Field under the big top now through April 23.
The world’s largest touring production, Cavalia’s Odysseo, premiered on April 4 and was a sell-out. The $30 million dollar extravaganza imagined by Normand Latourelle (a co-creator of Cirque du Soleil) was staged inside a 127 foot-tall big top in Soldier Field with 65 magnificent horses and 48 riders, dancers, aerialists, acrobats, stilt walkers, musicians and... Read more »

Cooper Hefner shares his vision for Playboy at Chicago International Television Awards

Cooper Hefner shares his vision for Playboy at Chicago International Television Awards
The lanky, over 6-footer is the spitting image of his dad Hugh Hefner. I was taken aback when I first saw him as the resemblance is so startling. And at age 25, the same age his dad was when he founded Playboy, he has Hefner’s sensibilities and, as of 6 months ago, the title of... Read more »

Chef Rick Bayless hosts Good Food Party with all-star chefs for charity

Chef Rick Bayless hosts Good Food Party with all-star chefs for charity
To mark the 30th anniversary of his beloved Frontera Grill, Chef Rick Bayless is partnering with FamilyFarmed to throw the Good Food party of the year! On Sunday, April 30, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., the celebratory evening will feature renowned chefs from around the globe along with an inspirational forum exploring the Good Food movement. Held... Read more »
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Hamilton star Miguel Cervantes performs at private event for PartySlate

Miguel Cervantes performs at intimate, by-invite-only party hosted by PartySlate and In Studio Live.
It sure wasn’t your average industry party when PartySlate, the go-to website for party planners, hosted an intimate gathering at the hot, new private concert venue in Bucktown, In Studio Live, on February 13. The by-invite-only dinner party featured one very special guest, Miguel Cervantes, the star of Broadway’s smash hit “Hamilton,” who performed a... Read more »

The Bunnies are BACK! Playboy set to open club in New York after 30 year absence

The Bunnies are BACK! Playboy set to open club in New York after 30 year absence
The Bunnies are BAACK! I’m thrilled to hear, after a 30 year absence, Playboy is opening up a new club in New York! The lounge and supper club is slated to open in the new Cachet Boutique hotel later this year in midtown Manhattan. The space will feature a lounge, a game room, a full-service dining... Read more »

Golden Globes 2017: Side boobs, awkward moments and some inspiration

Janelle Monae sparkles in a custom Armani gown that she helped design.
I wish I could say I enjoyed this year’s Golden Globes, but sadly, I didn’t. No one got drunk and made fools of themselves. Ricky Gervais wasn’t there to insult everyone and the night didn’t feel as joyful as year’s past. But, we did have some fashion moments for sure! Here’s my highs and lows... Read more »
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My interview with Elsa Hosk, a Victoria Secret Angel and supermodel

My interview with Elsa Hosk, a Victoria Secret Angel and supermodel
In November of 2014, I set out to interview a beautiful model who was hosting a viewing party in Chicago for that year’s Victoria Secret Fashion Show, arguably the hottest ticket on the planet. Elsa Hosk was hosting the party for her Pink Nation fans at the Water Tower. Little did I know she would... Read more »