Tag: John Truitt

Jennifer Hudson and the Voice's Jamar Rogers Perform at House of Blues for Michigan Avenue Magazine Party

Interviewing Jennifer for "Candid Candace Chicago" on Watch312.com
Sometimes it can be hell on the Red Carpet, especially when you’re waiting for a star as big as Jennifer Hudson but, on this night at the House of Blues, everyone behaved for Michigan Aveneue Magazine’s second cover party, “A Hudson Holiday”,  for this beloved Chicago icon. Michigan Avenue Magazine, President/publisher Dan Uslan and Editor-in-Chief... Read more »

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 »

Blah Blah Blahs Rock the Crowd at Double Door (See Video!)

Blah Blah Blahs Rock the Crowd at Double Door (See Video!)
It was September, 1997 at the Double Door.  The Rolling Stones decided to do a little last minute performance for 400 of their friends.   Fast forward to August 27th, 2011, and the Blah Blah Blahs have packed the room, too!  Now I know this comparison, for NOW, is stretching the truth a little, but... Read more »