Category: Things To Do

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 - The "King Maker" - Reese LaFrances

Quarantine Creativity - The "King Maker" - Reese LaFrances
My series on entrepreneurs finding and launching creative businesses/products during the pandemic today features Reese LaFrances and her business The King Maker Concierge.  Here’s her story in her own words. THE KING MAKER: Reese LaFrances Actually a year ago I knew I was ready to pivot. The majority of my career has been in the... 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 »
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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 »

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 »
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Chicago Stars of Bravo TV’s “Tour Group” Bring Morocco to the Windy City for Series Premier

Chicago Stars of Bravo TV’s “Tour Group” Bring Morocco to the  Windy City for Series Premier
  Couple talks about their global adventure and shares importance of authenticity   You know it is going to be a great night when you walk into a ballroom at the JW Marriott Chicago and it’s been infused with a Moroccan vibe complete with jewel-colored silks, a Moroccan Mint Tea cocktail, and delicious appetizers like watermelon... Read more »

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 »

2nd Annual Miami In Chicago Beach Party Supports Charity, Gives Chicago a "South Beach Escape"

2nd Annual Miami In Chicago Beach Party Supports Charity, Gives Chicago a "South Beach Escape"
Everyone can use a little Miami in their life  (although the recent thunderstorms remind me a little too much of the South Florida weather)  The Second Annual Miami in Chicago” brought to you by JG Events at Oak Street Beach Wednesday July 15th from 6-10 pm plans to give attendees a small slice of South... Read more »
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"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 »