Archive for May 2013

Photos: Mary Mary at African Pride Mother's Event

Photos: Mary Mary at African Pride Mother's Event
African Pride Hair Care Presented “A Mother’s Love: Beauty & Conversation”with Mary Mary recently at the exquisite Art Revolution Gallery. This unique beauty suite an intimate conversation with Grammy Award winning recording artists, Erica and Tina Campbell of Mary Mary, was moderated by Sonya Blakey of Inspiration 1390AM. The sister-mother-wife pair joined forces with African... Read more »

Photos: SCANDAL Big Screen Event

Photos: SCANDAL Big Screen Event
by Dawgelene “Dr Dawj” Sangster– May 16th was the night many gasps were heard throughout the theater as folk paid for a red carpet viewing of SCANDAL on the BIG SCREEN. Red Level Entertainment (Bryant Thompson) and Glam and Fab Events (Sesalee Moore) joined forces to bring SCANDAL lovers in Chicago a movie experience for... Read more »

Cleopatra Giveaway with 20th Century Fox

Cleopatra Giveaway with 20th Century Fox
 Cleopatra is celebrating 50 years at the Cannes Film Festival on May 21st, and we’ve partnered with 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment to bring the celebration to you. The most creative Cleopatra makeovers will win the limited edition, 50th anniversary, 243-minute premiere version of film, meticulously restored and presented on Blu-Ray. Grab a makeup brush... Read more »
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Buick Discovery Fuses Fine Food and Driving

Buick Discovery Fuses Fine Food and Driving
By Zondra Hughes The Buick Discovery tour took place today at Kendall College and it was outstanding. The tour offered attendees test drives of the latest Buick vehicles and fine dining food and wine demonstrations by celebrity chef Michael Psilakis,nationally acclaimed pastry chef Ben Roche (Baume & Brix, Chicago) Food & Wine Best New Chef and... Read more »

Baby Steps To Fitness

Baby Steps To Fitness
by Gina B. Fitness is all the rage, and it’s a beautiful thing.  I see lots of my friends and colleagues challenging themselves and looking great in the process.  It’s time for me to jump on the bandwagon, with a little help from a friend. This is driven by health, of course, with a large... Read more »

Top 9 Events for Real Men and Angels

Top 9 Events for Real Men and Angels
Chicks, here are a few events that may pique your interest. Take a look. FRIDAY: Next Generational Leadership Council The Next Generation Leadership Council event is happening this morning at 11:30 a.m. at the Hubbard Inn, 110 West Hubbard. Next Generation Leadership Council Luncheon happens today at the Hubbard Inn. This monthly series launches with Charles... Read more »
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Cleopatra's 50th Anniversary Celebration: Join Us!

Cleopatra's 50th Anniversary Celebration: Join Us!
May 21, 2013 is I Am Cleopatra Day! Twentieth Century Fox will commemorate the 50th Anniversary of its epic Cleopatra with a star-studded premiere of the digitally restored film at the Cannes Film Festival on May 21st. The 2-disc Blu-Ray of the meticulously restored original film will be released on May 28th.  The film will... Read more »

A Girl and Her Fake Pearls

A Girl and Her Fake Pearls
By A Comeaux Many moons ago over a dark cloud I called my season, I ran across a story that left an indelible mark in my mind. The little girl in this well-written prose resembled me in so many ways I was sure the author knew me personally, or someone had stolen one of my... Read more »

Photos: ColorComm Launches Chicago Chapter

Photos: ColorComm Launches Chicago Chapter
By Zondra Hughes ColorComm, a Washington, DC-based organization designed to connect women of color in the media, has launched an affiliate chapter in Chicago. A refreshing mix of media notables and neophytes converged on the 312 Restaurant on LaSalle to hear a spirited talk on congeniality and networking from Ebony Editor-in-Chief Amy DuBois Barnett and... Read more »
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Choosing Not to Forget: 2013 Chicago Run To Remember

Choosing Not to Forget: 2013 Chicago Run To Remember
I recently attended the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation 2013 Run to Remember that honors the lives of fallen and severely injured Police officers. I recall participating in my very first 5k a few years ago and it was in the Run to Remember race. I ran that year because my husband, James Sangster, a Chicago Police officer... Read more »