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The 17th PAWS Chicago Fur Ball & More

Committed to ending the killing of sheltered/homeless cats and dogs, countless animal lovers gathered at Chicago’s Drake Hotel on November 9th at 6:00 p.m. The gala welcomes nearly 900 guests and their canine companions to walk the red carpet, participate in live and silent auctions, and enjoy dinner and dancing. …

Rita Hayworth Gala 2018, New York City

Always a staple of New York City social scene is the Rita Hayworth Gala. The fundraising event is an annual gala held by Princess Yasmin Aga Khan in New York City, Chicago, Palm Beach and the most recently added The Hamptons, NY. The program started in 1985 by Princess Yasmin, …

Angel Ball 2018 by Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation

On October 22, 2018, Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation held its signature fundraising event, “Angel Ball”  at Cipriani Wall Street in New York, and it was as glamorous and as grand as ever. The affair always holds a prominent place in the list of social hot happenings of New York City. It …

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 …

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 …

Funding the Arts: The Goodman Theatre’s Spring Gala

Through its award-winning productions and various civic programs, Chicago’s Goodman Theatre demonstrates the vital role of art institutions in the enrichment of our communities. Philanthropic support of the arts keeps them alive in America, and the Goodman Theatre’s “Sequins and Soul” Spring Gala succeeded in raising nearly a million dollars …

Face the Future Foundation’s Disco Ball Succeeds in Raising $540,000

For children born with cleft palate or other craniofacial differences, there is no easy road to “normal.” These kids often face difficulties with their speech and language development, experience dental problems and a higher risk of ear infections and hearing loss, and suffer diminished self-esteem from looking different than their …

CYSO's Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Allen Tinkham look out on the audience at the 70th Anniversary Celebration

The Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras’ Bond-themed 70th Anniversary Celebration Raises $365,000

There are few characters in cinema more iconic than the illustrious James Bond, and much credit for the longevity of the Bond franchise rightly belongs to the composers who crafted film scores that have earned recognition at the Academy Awards, Grammys, and on the Billboard charts. It is the popularity …

The Gotham Independent Film Awards 2016

New York seems a perfect location to open film awards season as host to the IFP Gotham Awards. The city seems to be a pivotal player in independent filmmaking. Tonight’s event, which honors these visual artists, includes the Gotham Tributes honoring Amy Adams, Ethan Hawke, Arnon Milchan and Oliver Stone. …

Fashion & The 68th Emmy Awards: What’s Going Down!

The long awaited 68th Emmy Awards finally happened and, as usual, people want to know what’s going down! Fashion is one area where these stars never disappoint and the Emmy’s have always been the epitome of style and grace. After reviewing all the fashions and trends being followed by the …