Tag: Photos

Scenes from the Green Tie Ball's Cadillac Photo Booth

Scenes from the Green Tie Ball's Cadillac Photo Booth
By Lydia Katherine In 1986, Donald J Deporter painted a portrait of a green Chicago. 27 years later, Deporter’s vision has grown into its key initiatives; The Expressway Partnership Program which transforms and maintains the city expressway, parkway and roadway gardens, The International Sculpture Program which collaborates with international art déco for the Chicago landscape and The Tree Partnership... Read more »

Photos: Bud Billiken Parade 2013

Photos: Bud Billiken Parade 2013
Chicago’s children enjoyed a beautiful Bud Billiken parade in the city today, to mark the upcoming school session. This year, many children may face back-to-school jitters as their schools may have changed. The Chicago Public Schools have offered ‘safe passage’ routes for the kids to experience a safer commute to school. But today, the upcoming... Read more »

Essence Music Festival Celebrity Photos!

ALL photos by celebrity photographer Chris Mitchell / CME3000 Instagram: @CME3000.
Essence Music Festival is underway in New Orleans, here are some great images from celebrity photographer Chris Mitchell / CME3000 Instagram: @CME3000.

Celebrity Photos from American Black Film Festival ABFF

 A Comeaux with George Tillman Jr., producer of the Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete
A Comeaux has a riveting role in Alaina Lewis’ film, The Avenue, and she is currently in Miami reporting on the American Black Film Festival, the go-to film event for filmmakers of color. Now in its 17th year, the film fest has  a host of great films including  Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete. The... Read more »

A Natural Beauty's 5 Top Tips From The Makeup Show

Rachel O Beauty:  I went home that evening and start playing with colors. Check out the look I created using Mehron and Magnolia Makeup!
By Rachel O. This past weekend I attended, for the third year in a row, The Makeup Show Chicago. This was a much-needed break for me because my kids are out of school for the summer. On Sunday, I ditched church because I wanted to see Merrell Hollis do a live makeup demonstration. Every year,... Read more »

The Gangster Squad screening

The Gangster Squad opens on January 11, 2012. http://gangstersquad.warnerbros.com/
First things first: Chicks, bring some extra tissues to wipe away the drool after you see sexy Anthony Mackie and Ryan Gosling in this film. Now that we’ve got that out of the way, Chicago tastemakers were among the first to screen The Gangster Squad. Okay, either we were ‘tastemakers’ or folks with shady legal... Read more »

Candid Photos: Roundtable of Sisterhood

The Six Brown Chicks hosted a roundtable discussion at the elegant Sawtooth restaurant and lounge on Thursday, October 11th. Photos: Kristin Williams.

Think Royally Holiday Social 2011

By Dawgelene “Dr. Dawj” Sangster On December 20, 2011 the non-profit Think Royally Inc, held its 1st annual holiday social. We were fortunate to work with the Artist of Eastbank and the BridgePort Art Center, to hold the event inside of their beautiful Art gallery. People from across the city joined in to celebrate the... Read more »