Tag: Ken Arlen

Chicago International Film Festival's Spring Gala was a lovefest for Dame Helen Mirren and Taylor Hackford

Film director Taylor Hackford and actress Dame Helen Mirren hold their Gold Hugos  with Michael Kutza, founder of Chicago International Film Festival.
Hollywood and, in this case, royalty, came to Chicago for the annual Chicago International Film Festival‘s Spring Gala presented by Cinema/Chicago on May 24. Academy Award-winning actress (Dame) Helen Mirren and Academy Award-winning director Taylor Hackford (her husband) celebrated their film careers with Festival founder Michael Kutza and nearly 400 adoring fans at the Loews... Read more »

The Service Club of Chicago Goes Hollywood (PICS!)

For the 121st anniversary of the Service Club of Chicago, co-chairs Toni Canada, Laurie Davis and Dusty (Yolanda) Stemer enlisted the aid of top event designer, Tom Kehoe, to make their Gala dreams come alive!  The theme, “An Evening of Glamour at Club El Morocco,” got Tom and his team’s creative juices flowing as they... Read more »

2011 Lincoln Park Zoo Ball: "Hollywood & Vines" (PICS!)

Neiman Marcus' Wendy Krimins, Cynthia Holbrook and Tina Koegel.
This year’s Zoo Ball, themed “Hollywood & Vines”, brought out the wild side in almost 1,000  guests as they mixed and mingled amongst the animals on a warm summer night.  The carousel transported the black-tie attendees back to a kinder, gentler time as the Siberian tigers roared in the background.   Even the gorillas seemed to... Read more »
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