Posts tagged "Common"

The Band Perry, Common, Magic, Marlee and more attend private We Day Illinois party

The Band Perry in a surprise performance at We Day kick-off party.
I knew this party would be a bit more than a networking get-together when I ran into Magic Johnson on the stairwell.  As it turned out, the event was a preview for what was to come on the following day, April 30, the official day We Day came to Illinois at the Allstate Arena. The... Read more »

Grammy Award winners Common and John Legend come together for one "GLORY-us" night in Chicago

Common and John Legend after performing their Academy Award winning song, "Glory" at a private party on the Gold Coast.
Academy Award winners Common and John Legend came together for one “GLORY-us” night in the Windy City at a private reception hosted by Common’s Common Ground Foundation.  Nearly 200 guests were treated to a reception and an intimate performance of the Academy Award winning “Best Song”, “Glory,” at the Perillo Rolls-Royce Bentley dealership in Chicago’s... Read more »

"Chicagoland": Exclusive Premiere Packs the House

Director Mark Benjamin, producer Laura Michalchyshyn, director Marc Levin.
The by-invite-only premiere of “Chicagoland” was held at the Bank of America Theatre on Tuesday, March 4.  The 8 part CNN original series was filmed over 8 months in Chicago and produced by Robert Redford and Laura Michalchyshyn (Sundance Productions) and Brick City TV’s Marc Levin and Mark Benjamin.  The theatre was packed with bold-face... Read more »
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Common's "Masterpiece/Masterpeace": A fundraiser for his Common Ground Foundation (Video)

Common's "Masterpiece/Masterpeace": A fundraiser for his Common Ground Foundation (Video)
 We all love Chicago native/awesome hip-hop artist/actor Common for his music but we also love him for his big heart!  On Saturday, March 29, he will be hosting “Masterpiece/Masterpeace“, an awards gala and fundraiser at the Fairmont to benefit his Common Ground Foundation which raises funds to impact youth (ages 13-15) from Chicago’s south and... Read more »

Actress Ali Larter to Host "Fame, Fashion & Flavor: 900's Night Out!

Actress Ali Larter to Host "Fame, Fashion & Flavor: 900's Night Out!
In honor of the highly-anticipated Fashion’s Night Out 2012, 900 North Michigan Shops is teaming up with Michigan Avenue Magazine and McGrath Lexus and Acura of Downtown Chicago to host its 2nd Annual 900’s Night Out: Fame, Fashion & Flavor on Thursday, September 6th, from 6 pm to 9 pm! This over-the-top event will be... Read more »