Posts tagged "Urban Prep"

Photo Highlights from Urban Prep's Harry Potter Premiere with Neville Longbottom

It was a night filled with magic and surrealism when the movie came to life with the appearance of the film’s star, Matthew Lewis, who played Neville Longbottom in all 8 of the Harry Potter films.  450 fans turned out for this benefit for Urban Prep Academies.  Check out the whole story at on... Read more »

My Favorite Photo Memories of 2010

My Chicago Magazine feature was definitely a year’s highlight! The City of Big Shoulders had busy feet visiting the many fundraisers, cocktail parties, soirees, get-togethers, galas, launches, previews, openings, meet-and-greets, luncheons, dinners, events, fests and weddings that took place this year.  There were so many moments that will never be forgotten with friends that I... Read more »

Opening Night of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1" Creates Pottermania for Urban Prep and Fans!

Fans at the midnight showing of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1″ after the Urban Prep private screening at Navy Pier. The advance screening of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 benefitted Urban Prep and was the first show before the sold-out midnight show tonight for this long anticipated film.  And... Read more »

Advance Screening of Harry Potter Benefits Urban Prep

  Would you like to be the first on your block to see Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Part 1) AND support a wonderful cause?!  On Thursday, November 18th, at Navy Pier Imax Theater beginning at 5:30 PM (movie begins at 6 PM), there will be an Advance Private Screening benefitting Urban Prep whose... Read more »

"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" Helps Urban Prep

“Potter People” at film premier. “Harry Potter and the Half -Blood Prince” is a must-see!  I went to a premier on Wednesday that also benefitted the Urban Prep Academy.  If you’re not familiar with Urban Prep, you should be.  Their mission is a noble one.  They provide urban youth, mostly young African-American boys, with a learning environment with... Read more »