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The 31st Annual Chicago Rita Hayworth Gala

Started more than 30 years ago by Princess Yasmin Aga Khan in memory her Mother: Hollywood legend, Rita Hayworth, the annual Rita Hayworth Gala was held at the Hilton Chicago (720 S. Michigan Ave.) Inspired by Gene Wilder (who passed away in 2016 from alzheimer’s disease) this year’s theme was …

I On The Scene’s Horses Without Humans Charity Event

Gene & Georgetti’s was abuzz with some of Chicago’s biggest names for I On The Scene’s own charity event “Horses Without Humans” hosted by CEO Irene Michaels to save horses in need. Guests enjoyed hors-d’oeuvres and cocktails and mingled over conversations about their own horses or their love for their own four …

Angels Do Exist

  This was my seventh time attending the Angel Ball and there’s a very simple reason I go back every single year. It’s a wonderful event for an incredibly special cause, every year I am wowed and overwhelmed by the support that comes from such a vast array of people …

The Service Club of Chicago: 128 Years of Success

128 years ago in 1890 a group of remarkable women with a vision for a bright future started an organization called The Service Club of Chicago that was devoted to giving back to society and uplifting neighborhoods in the Chicago area. Over the years this unique club has not only …

Navy Pier’s Shakespeare Theater’s GALA 2018

An estimated 500 enthusiastic fans of the stage and screen recently gathered at Navy Pier to celebrate “GALA 2018,” Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s fundraiser with all proceeds benefitting the Theater’s Classrooms and Communities programs, nationwide education classes, and our very own “Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks” tour. In the spotlight on …

Face The Future Foundation Creates Motown Magic with Annual Gala

Face the Future Foundation, an organization committed to improving the lives of children with craniofacial differences, celebrated its efforts with their record breaking gala, Motown Magic, raising $670,000 for the cause. The foundation, whose aim is to “improve the lives of children with craniofacial differences by creating a culture and …

22nd Annual Old St. Patrick’s Siamsa na nGael Celebrates Two ‘Drum Majors for Justice’

CHICAGO (February 2018) – The 22nd Siamsa na nGael celebration, Old St. Patrick’s Church’s annual celebration of Irish heritage, will bring world-class Celtic entertainment to the Chicago Symphony Center on Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. This year’s celebration will tell the story of two slave liberators: an Irishman …

Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras Serenade a Night To Remember

Patrons of the arts flocked to the Grand Ballroom of the Four Seasons Chicago to support the beautiful sounds of Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras (CYSO) at the organization’s annual gala event. As one of the nation’s premiere youth orchestra and ensemble training programs, CYSO’s young musicians enchanted audiences with a …

10th Annual Pink in the Rink at MB Ice Arena

Chicago Mission AAA Women’s Hockey Club recently hosted its 10th Annual “Pink In The Rink” event at the MB Ice Arena, raising Cancer Awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society to help fight cancer.   This entertaining women’s hockey event included four games with Girls teams ranging from Under-12 to …

Spectacular Sunday: Super Bowl LII, on February 4, 2018

With almost a week to go before the kickoff of Super Bowl LII on Sunday, Feb. 4th the excitement and drama building up around the country and in the Minneapolis area is starting to resemble a tidal wave that is turning into a tsunami by the time the game starts …