Posts tagged "Victor Skrebneski"

Chicago International Film Festival's 50th anniversary surprise

Noah Warren and Braden Crothers appear in the Chicago International Film Festival's 50th anniversary poster by Victor Skrebneski..
In an innovative move honoring the Chicago International Film Festival’s 50th anniversary, legendary photographer Victor Skrebneski, in collaboration with Festival founder Michael Kutza, created an entirely new look for the Fest’s iconic poster.  An unveiling at Expo 72 on September 10 featured a reimagining of the iconic 1974 Festival “t-shirt” poster.  Titled “The Next Generation”,... Read more »

Academy Award winner Kevin Kline honored at Chicago International Film Festival bash

Chicago International Film Fest founder Michael Kutza presents Kevin Kline with a Career Achievement Award at the 50th anniversary of the Festival's Summer Gala.
Academy Award-winning star of stage and screen, Kevin Kline, was called a “national treasure” by both Robert Downey, Jr., and Siguorney Weaver at the 50th anniversary of the Chicago International Film Festival‘s Summer Gala where he was honored with a Career Achievement Award.  Kline, who won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for “A Fish Called... Read more »

What I have in common with Orson Welles and Bette Davis

What I have in common with Orson Welles and Bette Davis
And no, it’s not Welles’ incredible girth nor the acting abilities of Bette Davis that I have in common with these two legends, but rather it’s something I’ve just been able to cross off my bucket list.  Recently, I was shot by the world famous photographer Victor Skrebneski just as these two bold-faced icons have... Read more »
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Inside Burberry Chicago's "Art of the Trench" Campaign

Inside Burberry Chicago's "Art of the Trench" Campaign
I was contacted on October 11th.  The email read, “This autumn, Burberry is launching its new flagship store on Michigan Avenue and celebrating Burberry in Chicago by hosting an event on Thursday, November 29, with Chief Creative Officer Christopher Bailey.  This event will be a local celebration of our global platform, www.artofthetrench.com, and will feature... Read more »

TCW Magazine Reveals 70 Chicago Personal Brands--Find Out Who Made the Cut!

TCW Magazine Reveals 70 Chicago Personal Brands--Find Out Who Made the Cut!
TCW Magazine has THE list!  In this month’s issue, they name 70 Chicago Personal Brands.  Here’s what they had to say:  “They’re known by name.  Many of them are known simply by first or last name.  These women and men are true personal brands:  individuals who are recognized and have built their brand far beyond... Read more »

Hotelier Ian Schrager Hosts Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten's Book Launch Party at PUBLIC Chicago

Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Ian Schrager during the Q & A in the Library at PUBLIC Chicago.
The Library was packed at PUBLIC Chicago for a party to celebrate award winning Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s  launch of his latest book, “Home Cooking with Jean-Georges:  My Favorite Simple Recipes.” 150 fans and friends stood in line to meet and greet the Chef as well as have him sign their books.  He was charming to... Read more »
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AIBI HONORS DONNA LAPIETRA

  Bill Kurtis with honoree Donna LaPietra Local icon and all around incredible woman, Donna LaPietra, was honored Thursday night by the Apparel Industry Board, May 28th, at the Casino.  The event benefited the Stanley Paul-Raelene Mittelman Scholarship Fund which awards scholarships to college students from Greater Chicago and/or Illinois who are studying in a... Read more »