Posts tagged "Windy City Live"

James Beard Foundation Awards 2015: My hits and misses

DJ Megan Taylor rocked the beat at the gala.
I’m no foodie, but I do love a good party, so I was really excited to attend the James Beard Foundation Awards, dubbed the “Oscars of the culinary world.”   As we approached the venue (the Civic Opera House),  we knew it was a “happening” just judging by the enormity of the traffic on a Monday... Read more »

Windy City LIVE boss says goodbye in touching private tribute show

Windy City Live's Val Warner and Cindy Patrasso flank Marlaine Selip during her last show.
It was a day filled with laughter and tears on the set of Windy City LIVE on Thursday, April 2, when Marlaine Selip, 67,  said goodbye after four years as executive producer.  She was off to New York to spend more time with her family after 893 shows and a lifetime in the business!  The... Read more »

Tickled Pink for Bright Pink celebrates 10th and raises awareness for breast and ovarian cancers

Paul Lee (top), Jon and Andrew Landan (L & R), Rachel Haley (2nd row L) and Brenda Arelano (2nd row R) (Pic by the Landan Twins)
Tickled Pink for Bright Pink celebrated its 10th anniversary at Morgan Manufacturing with more than 1200 partygoers, most wearing various shades of pink in honor of this organization’s mission to focus and raise awareness for the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer.  The festive atmosphere could be felt from the street as... Read more »
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"Betrayal's" Star-Filled Cast Party at Dana Hotel

Actor James Cromwell with Windy City Live's Ji Suk Yi, Cindy Patrasso, Val Warner and Ryan Chiaverini.
The stars aligned at the Dana Hotel in River North recently for a cast party for “Betrayal”, the hot new series that debuted September 29 on ABC-7 (at 10 p.m. ET).  Guests joined hosts from Windy City Live to mix and mingle with cast members who included James Cromwell, Henry Thomas, Stuart Townsend and Hannah... Read more »

Windy City Live celebrates 500th show with a private bash aboard the Odyssey

Windy City Live co-hosts and staff welcome guests.
To celebrate its 500th show, Windy City Live celebrated in grand style with a private party aboard the Odyssey for 350 friends and contributors of the show on July 25.  The invitation read “Cruising Through 500 Shows, Thanks for Jumping Aboard.”  The night was also a celebration of the show’s two year anniversary.  Darling and... Read more »

Rocker Pete Wentz Deejays Green Tie Ball on Watch312.com!

Rocker Pete Wentz Deejays Green Tie Ball on Watch312.com!
The recent Green Tie Ball was themed “Alice in Wonderland” and featured amazing visuals from Red Moon Theater Company with rocker Pete Wentz deejaying!  This exciting night raised more than $450,000 for Chicago Gateway Green.  Check out this Watch312.com video and see all of the magic!
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Hotel Lincoln's Grand Opening Party!

Chicago’s newest boutique hotel, Hotel Lincoln,  hosted its official Grand Opening Party at 1816 N. Clark Street on Thursday, August 16th.  Hundreds of locals and hotel guests partied on three floors including the J. Parker Rooftop, which has one of the best views in the city.  Looking out over Lincoln Park, the zoo and lagoons... Read more »

Glamorama Tickets are Still Available (a FEW!) for Robin Thicke, Karmin and Meg & Liz! (See Windy City Live Video for More News!)

Glamorama Tickets are Still Available (a FEW!) for Robin Thicke, Karmin and Meg & Liz!  (See Windy City Live Video for More News!)
I appeared on Windy City Live today talking about ALL things Glamorama with perpetually darling co-host Val Warner in the Living Room!  Check out the video and find out just what it takes to put on an event of this size,  what to expect at the show, after-party news, back story info and performance updates!... Read more »

Inside Windy City Live's First Year Anniversary Party!

It’s one of my favorite shows in town and I’m so glad they are doing SO well!  Windy City Live hosted its one year anniversary Wednesday night, June 11th, at Epic on Hubbard.  I was expecting this by-invite-only party to be jam packed but it was the perfect amount of people, not too many and... Read more »
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Candid Candace on Windy City Live!

I had the best time, as always,  on Windy City Live this week!  And being at the Chat Desk with Valerie Warner and Ryan Chiaverini is like a trial by fire!  You never really know what to expect so when we found out Don Cornelius had come to an untimely end, we were all as... Read more »