Events

The 70th Primetime Emmy Awards Fashion In Pictures

The 70thPrimetime Emmys were held yesterday and it’s safe to say the fashion world has a lot to talk about. We’re not going to keep you waiting so let’s dive right into it!

April Kirkwood Releases “Working My Way Back To Me”

April Kirkwood is an author and therapist. An LPC alumnus from Youngstown State University, Kirkwood holds two masters degrees in both education and community mental health counseling. She has over twenty-five years in public education and in the mental health field working in inpatient and outpatient facilities both public and …

I On The Horse: 43rd Annual Hampton Classic Horse Show

As the 43rd Annual Hampton Classic Horse Show winds up for the year until its end on September 2nd, we’re taking a look back on the highlights of the first couple days of the massive New York equestrian event that brings horses, riders, and their trainers together at the end …

Michael Kutza Receives a Lifetime Achievement Award

Inspiring some of the most significant directors, writers, and actors of independent films since the age of 22, Michael Kutza recently received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Chicago International Film Fest Summer Gala at Loews Chicago Hotel. With appearances by Kathleen Turner, Chaz Ebert, and Terrance Howard (among others) …

Tempel Lipizzan Horses: 60 Exciting Years in the U.S.

Celebrating 60 years in the United States, descendents of The Smiths hosted a fabulous Diamond Anniversary Gala Performance featuring their extraordinary Lipizzan horses in Wadsworth, Illinois. Originally from Austria and arriving in the U.S. in 1958, Tempel Smith and his horses made their new home in Wadsworth, IL and horse …

Alzheimers Gala

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 …

104th Annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner

The annual dinner celebrating the First Amendment and marking the White House Correspondents Association’s 104th year took place at the Washington Hilton Hotel with all individuals in the political news community closely watching. This significant event originated in the year 1874 with a state dinner honoring David Kalakaua, the last …

Hugh Arnold - Agua Vida

Hugh Arnold’s “Agua Vida” On Display at Hilton Asmus Contemporary

On a chilly spring evening recently, clients and supporters of Hilton | Asmus Contemporary (716 N. Wells St.) along with some special guests were invited to view the new Hugh Arnold photography collection entitled “Agua Vida” during a pre-exhibition, opening private dinner. The impressive dinner was held in the Asmus gallery and began with mouth watering …

Oscars 2018 in Pictures

March 4, 2018 The 90th Academy Awards surely did not disappoint, from getting ready for the events to wearing the gown that Mark Roscoe designed (especially for me!), the Red Carpets, seeing my friends, the parties, particularly Vanity Fair and Sir Elton John’s Viewing Party where $6.2M was raised for …

Fashion From The Oscars 2018 Red Carpet

The Red Carpet for the 2018 Oscars was full of fashionable men and women. Allison Williams kicked off the fashion parade in a glimmering sheer dress adorned with jewels. This style of dress has been a big hit at European fashion shows. She was praised for wearing a dress that …