Tag: Damon Williams

Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds set to headline Chicago Urban League Golden Fellowship Dinner

Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds set to headline Chicago Urban League Golden Fellowship Dinner
The Chicago Urban League will present its 56th Annual Golden Fellowship Dinner at the Hilton Chicago on Saturday, November 4. The dinner will be hosted by comedian Damon Williams and will be headlined by 11-time Grammy winner, Songwriter Hall Of Fame inductee artist/producer Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds. The 2017 Edwin C. “Bill” Berry Civil Rights Awards... 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 »

Vanessa Williams and Jessye Norman shine at Chicago Urban League Dinner

Andrea Zopp, UL president, Vanessa Williams and Jessye Norman.
The Chicago Urban League (CUL) hosted its 53rd Annual Golden Fellowship Dinner themed, Opportunity, Community, Impact: A Movement that Matters at the Hilton Chicago recently.  Andrea L. Zopp, CUL President/CEO, highlighted some of the organization’s success stories over the past year but challenged the crowd of more than 1,700 guests to do more to improve... Read more »
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What happened when Chicago Bears Israel Idonije and Jerry Azumah hosted a "Laugh Out Loud" Comedy Bash? Watch HERE!

What happened when Chicago Bears Israel Idonije and Jerry Azumah hosted a "Laugh Out Loud" Comedy Bash?  Watch HERE!
A cold and rainy night didn’t keep the crowd from packing the house at the hot River North nightclub, Untitled, for the annual Laugh Out Loud comedy show hosted by Chicago Bear Israel Idonije and former all-pro Chicago Bear Jerry Azumah to benefit their respective charities.   The night included some of the top comedic... Read more »