Posts tagged "Billy Corgan"

PAWS Chicago: Fur Ball 2014 a record-breaker for homeless pets

PAWS Chicago founder Paula Fasseas and Billy Corgan.
PAWS Chicago, the city’s largest No Kill animal shelter, hosted its 13th Annual Fur Ball at The Drake Hotel on November 14.  This event is one of my favorites, not only because it supports this great organization, but because it’s the largest event in town that welcomes pets!  So, not only do you see elegantly... Read more »

Rocker Billy Corgan has a soft spot for PAWS Chicago

Rocker Billy Corgan has a soft spot for PAWS Chicago
Gotta love pet-loving rocker Billy Corgan!  He’s taking a break from recording two new Smashing Pumpkins albums, due in 2015, to perform for the first time at Ravinia on Aug. 30 in his hometown of Highland Park, and people who support his pet project PAWS Chicago can win FREE pavilion tickets to this rare acoustic... Read more »

Smashing Pumpkin's Billy Corgan and Chef Curtis Duffy's Creative Gift for PAWS Chicago Fur Ball (Video!)

Smashing Pumpkin's Billy Corgan and Chef Curtis Duffy's Creative Gift for PAWS Chicago Fur Ball (Video!)
Grammy award winning Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan and Grace restaurant’s Michelin Star Awarded Chef Curtis Duffy will join forces to create an exclusive evening of imaginative cuisine and innovative entertainment to benefit PAWS Chicago, an animal welfare organization dedicated to saving homeless cats and dogs. Together, they will curate and host “A Night of... Read more »
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What did Smashing Pumpkin's Billy Corgan do at PAWS Chicago Fur Ball that raised $90K?

Billy Corgan poses with the winning bidders and honorary chairman Bonnie Spurlock (R)
Rocker Billy Corgan made the 11th annual PAWS Chicago Fur Ball one that its sell-out crowd won’t soon forget!  He thrilled the attendees, first by BEING there, and secondly, by offering the top live auction prizes of the night! His initial donation was a private acoustic performance for four at his 1930′s style Chinese tea... Read more »