Posts in category "Entertainment"

Chandra Wilson receives NAACP Image Nomination for 2015

Chandra Wilson receives NAACP Image Nomination for 2015
by Dawj Sangster- Earlier this week, Chandra Wilson received an NAACP Image Award 2015 nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a drama series. This is for her role as Dr. Miranda Bailey on ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy. Voted in the top 12 most powerful women on TV, she is no stranger when it comes to talent.... Read more »

King of the South T.I. Visits Chicago!

King of the South T.I. Visits Chicago!
  by Dawj Sangster- 8.5 years ago I blessed a young 18 year-old girl with a trip to New York and tickets to see T.I. in concert for her 18th birthday. I wasn’t a huge rap fan, but I knew this young lady was and she was doing amazing in school at the University of... Read more »

Lovers & Livelihoods, or "How Did I Blow That Job?"

Lovers & Livelihoods, or "How Did I Blow That Job?"
by Gina B. I have a confession to make:  I live a double life. If you’ve been following me for a while, you’ll know that I’ve been a dating columnist for some time through multiple channels, with my column – The Gina Spot – in Tribune’s RedEye being the most recent prior to being an... Read more »
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Scandal Star Columbus Short Responds to Mess

Scandal Star Columbus Short Responds to Mess
This has been one hell of a week for Scandal star Columbus Short, as details of his personal life have been blasted all over the Internet.According to a restraining order obtained by TMZ on Tuesday, the 31-year-old actor, who plays Harrison Wright on the ABC drama, held a knife to his wife Tanee McCall’s throat... Read more »

Chicagoland -- Watch Tonight and Understand Why The Second City is First in My Heart

Chicagoland -- Watch Tonight and Understand Why The Second City is First in My Heart
by Gina B. Most of you know Six Brown Chicks because of our blogs and appearance on Iyanla Fix My Life on the OWN Network, but the interesting part of each of us is that we’re multi-faceted and have projects that we individually manage outside of our collective endeavor.  In my case, among other things, I’ve... Read more »

Casting Call! The Black Social Network Play

Casting Call! The Black Social Network Play
In the Black Social Network play, Eva James, a powerful celebrity publicist, and Jasmine, a struggling café owner, unravel when online shenanigans trigger offline consequences. Image is everything–until reality crashes the party. Geared toward Millennials, The Black Social Network’s media preview show launched on February 20, 2014, (during Social Media Week) for a one-night only... Read more »
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Verdine White of Earth, Wind & Fire Gives Back

  by Dawgelene Sangster- Verdine White of the Earth, Wind and Fire group, visited Chicago for a mentoring roundtable discussion at Columbia College Chicago. The event, hosted by Anita Bennet and Nicoh David was a huge success.  Soulful performances filled the room by various local artists to include Marwan, Aniba Hotep and the Soul Collective... Read more »

Sheryl Crow at Macy's Glamorama; Steve Harvey's Singles Event

Sheryl Crow at Macy's Glamorama; Steve Harvey's Singles Event
These are two big events headed your way that we don’t want you to miss. Macy’s Passport presents Glamorama: Fashion In a New Light Live entertainment by Sheryl Crow and Cirque Du Soleil After party at the Harris Theater Rooftop Terrace, and one of the hottest fashion shows in the nation. Splurge a little and... Read more »

The Handsome French Montana Visits Chicago

The Handsome French Montana Visits Chicago
  by Dawgelene “Dr Dawj” Sangster- The very handsome and talented French Montana recently visited Chicago to host the ultimate day party at Sawtooth restaurant. On site were dancing Las Vegas style models, several DJs and some of Chicago’s elite to include Anita Bennett (Anita on the B Side), Cameka Smith (Boss Network), Kenny Johnson... Read more »
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Summer Breeze Jazz Series Welcomed Richard Dent

Summer Breeze Jazz Series Welcomed Richard Dent
    by Dawgelene “Dr Dawj” Sangster- Football great Richard Dent popped in as the surprise celebrity guest last week for the smooth and sultry annual jazz series, Summer Breeze, held at the posh Red Kiva west loop lounge. Eve Marie Bridgeforth of Events by Eve is the founder and brings local Chicago talent and... Read more »