Category: Events

Second City + PREACH! Team up for Virtual Improv Premiering 2/4

Second City + PREACH! Team up for Virtual Improv Premiering 2/4
PREACH! & The Second City Present Black and White News: The Plan, an LOL-a-minute, three-part virtual sketch and improv series that parodies TV news shows concerned with seeing everything through a black or white lens. The show will feature improv games, audience interaction, and special guest debaters from Black and White America. Each show will... Read more »

Quarantine Creativity - Author Debuts Cartoon Based on Popular Book Series

Quarantine Creativity - Author Debuts Cartoon Based on Popular Book Series
My Series on COVID Creativity, highlighting individuals who have excelled during the pandemic. Today we feature author/producer/entrepreneur  Myrtis Randolph. This past May, Myrtis Randolph received a grant to produce her children’s book series Yoyo Don’t Play That!  as a live action cartoon.  Not wasting any time, Myrtis went to work securing a company for production and this weekend the Yoyo Don’t Play... Read more »

Foster Child’s Incredible True Story Offers Inspiration and Hope in ‘A Chance in the World,’

Foster Child’s Incredible True Story Offers Inspiration and Hope in ‘A Chance in the World,’
The Powerful Story Debuts During National Foster Care Month, Including a Live Panel Discussion About Our Country’s Foster Care System with a one night only May 30th screening. Moviegoers nationwide have the unique opportunity to experience former foster child Steve Pemberton’s inspirational true story when “A Chance in the World” makes its world premiere in... Read more »
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Write Pitch Publish Conference Provides Writers Roadmap For Success

Write Pitch Publish Conference Provides Writers Roadmap For Success
Authors and aspiring authors… this experience is for you (attend in person or join via live stream)! In this day and age, being an author is no longer just about writing. It is also about making connections, wearing many hats, and running a business – the business of your book. Whether you are looking to traditionally... Read more »

Live Viewing Party for “Help I Need Love” New ABC docu-series tonight

Live Viewing Party for “Help I Need Love”  New ABC docu-series tonight
Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 9 PM CST on ABC marks the premier of Help! I Need Love”. Hosted by  Master Matchmaker Paul C. Brunson helps single moms and single women all over, overcome the obstacles to get the love they deserve. Paul followed 3 women for almost a year to see them through to... Read more »

TrentoDoc Italian Sparkling Wines Come To America

TrentoDoc Italian Sparkling Wines Come To America
  Recently,  I had the pleasure of attending a special workshop featuring the first private tasting of TrentoDoc sparkling wines.Hosted by the Italian Chamber of Commerce  to introduce “Trentodoc Sparkling Wines from the Dolomite Mountains”. The tasting will take place in the International School of Comics in west town. Bloggers, sommeliers, chefs, and journalists will... Read more »
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LeeAnn Trotter, Nikki Woods, Cynda Williams Headline 220 Publishing’s Annual Book Brunch

LeeAnn Trotter, Nikki Woods, Cynda Williams Headline 220 Publishing’s Annual Book Brunch
  Getting it written is only the beginning; authors have to play a role in promoting their work and their brand, To maintain an edge you must offer something for aspiring authors that other publishing companies do not.  And Saturday at the Book Brunch they will get the chance to see first hand a real... Read more »

"The Runway For Hope" For And About Children: Supports One Hope United

This Sunday, Pure Productions Presents The Runway for Hope Children’s Fashion Show is a fun-filled evening of fashion, food; shopping, performances and silent auctions that help raise money for One Hope United.  The Fashion Show will be held  Sunday April 26, 2015 at The Fine Arts Building: 410 S Michigan Ave, Chicago from    3pm to 630... Read more »

Chicago Food and Wine Crawl Creates Unique and Enjoyable Experience for All

 Chicago Food and Wine Crawl Creates Unique and Enjoyable Experience for All
While traveling to Napa in 2012 for a wine country tour I stumbled upon what I thought was a great idea. How do i provide the same wine tour experience in an big city setting. While Chicago may not share the Napa Valley landscape (or the great year round weather) one thing Chicago does have... Read more »
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Saturday's "Night of A Thousand Noogies" Supports Gilda's Club Chicago

    A night of comedy to help combat cancer.  The folks at Gilda’s Club do amazing work . The team in Chicago provides over 350 programs/activities monthly for  cancer patients and their families.  They have created a true community of support. The Gilda’s Club Chicago Associate Board presents its 11th annual Night of a... Read more »