Posts tagged "Justin Jacobson"

Jennifer Hudson Performs at Qatar Airways Gala to Celebrate its Inaugural Service to Chicago

Dr. Joaquin Brieva, Jennifer Sutton and Greg Hyder with friends.
The first direct route from Chicago to Doha, the capital city of the state of Qatar, opened for business on April 10th.  On April 11th Qatar Airways celebrated with a blow-out party for 580 guests at the Field Museum featuring Grammy and Academy Award winning artist Jennifer Hudson as the evening’s entertainment. The event began... Read more »

Party People: My New Year's Eve Bash at Untitled on Watch312! (LOOK!)

Party People: My New Year's Eve Bash at Untitled on Watch312!  (LOOK!)
Chicago Empire was a thrilling New Year’s Eve bash which took place at the hot River North venue, Untitled!  Produced by Justin Jacobson (Platinum Events), this party attracted more than 500 revelers to this 17,000-square-foot space and was the scene of exciting entertainment that included The Gold Coast All-Stars!  This 11-piece band, founded by Danny... Read more »

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 »
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The Green Tie Ball Returns to the Emerald City!

The Green Tie Ball Returns to the Emerald City!
Get ready to “Return to the Emerald City” when Chicago Gateway Green hosts its 20th Green Tie Ball on Saturday, September 17th, at A. Finkl & Sons, 2011 N. Southport, in Chicago.  Beginning at 6:30 PM, this event boasts tastings from over 70 restaurants, premium open bars, a silent auction, food trucks, complimentary valet, charitable... Read more »

Chicago's First Red Dress Party Sizzles! (PICS!)

  Over 300 people came out to support Chicago’s First Red Dress Party benefitting the Aids Foundation of Chicago and the Equality Project.  This party began in the 1990′s when two gentlemen who were dating discovered they had both contracted HIV/AIDS.  They swore to one another they would each wear red to their partner’s funeral.... Read more »

Columbia's "Red Hot Runway" Designers Strut their Stuff for Charity

  The “Red Hot Runway” fashion show was held at Columbia College recently as a Kick-Off for the upcoming “Chicago Red Dress Party” (April 16th).  13 designers participated and included Jiayin Zheng, Sadie Smith, Kelly Coll, Dana DuPree, Chloe Flora, Kristin Gillespie, Jacqueline Amezcua, Omotola Akinbiyi, Russell Yost, Katya Flores, Ruth Reyes, Amy Hilber and... Read more »
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Chicago's First Ever Red Dress Party!! BE THERE!

This party will be OVER THE TOP!!!  SAVE THE DATE NOW!!! You won’t want to miss the first Annual Chicago Red Dress Party on Saturday, April 16th, at 525 W. Monroe from 8:30 PM to 2 AM!  It is sure to be one of the most DYNAMIC events of the year!  It will feature international recording artist... Read more »

1st Annual "Who Is Chicago" Party Honors 10 (Video & Pics)

“Who Is Chicago” 2010 honorees. Cuvee, the hot nightclub at 308 W. Erie, was the site for the 1st Annual “Who Is Chicago” event hosted by Raymi Productions’ Cece & Melinda and CS Magazine this week.  The dynamic duo of Cece Gonzalez and Melinda Joseph organized the party and selected the 10 honorees who are... Read more »

"Who Is Chicago" Honors 10 September 16th

  The first annual “Who is Chicago” event will be held on Thursday, Sept. 16th, from 8-10 PM at Cuvee, 308 W. Erie.  Chicago Social, Cece & Melinda and Raymi Productions are hosting this event which will honor 10 Chicagoans for their philanthropic efforts in both the corporate and non-profit worlds.  Honorees include:   Paula... Read more »
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Pride Parade 2010--Insider Pics!

This was the Baton’s 41st year of being in the Pride Parade. (Pic by John Gerald) This was my second time riding in the Pride Parade on the Baton float and I will tell you this year was the best year!  Over 450,000 happy, cheering fans greeted our float at every turn.  Baton superstars Mimi... Read more »