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The Lesson on Freedom and Independence with Rita Cosby

The Lesson on Freedom and Independence with Rita Cosby

The 1stof December 2018 will remain in the hearts of those who attended the tribute event in Copernicus Center. The event themed “A Lesson on Freedom and Independence” was sponsored by Lowell Foods and hosted by renowned American journalist, Rita Cosby. The main goal was to create awareness among the …

How To Survive a Winter in Chicago – Or Anywhere Cold

Truth be told, winters can be quite a pain. What with the extremely low temperatures and dirty snow! You need a way or ways to get around the short sunshine times or you might end with low spirits that directly affect your attitude toward normal things. Wading through winters in …

Victory Gardens Theater’s 2018 Chicago Stories Gala

The Victory Gardens Theater’s 2018 Chicago Stories Gala was held on October 20, 2018, Saturday, at the Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago. The Gala was held for the noble purpose of raising money for the purpose of supporting programs for education, for the development of new work, and steps to regulate …

Mercy Home’s 27th Annual Ringside Party – a Knockout

The bell rang and the crowd rose to their feet as the 27thAnnual Ringside for Mercy’s Sake kicked off with a buzz in the air at the Chicago Marriott Hotel grand ballroom. Benefitting the Mercy Home for Boys and Girls since 1991, this remarkable gala attracted hundreds of loyal supporters, …

Irene Michaels

Best in Gold Coast Dog Show 2018

Tails were wagging and jaws were barking as the 2ndAnnual “Best in Gold Coast Dog Show” got underway on Saturday, October 6th. The weather might have been overcast, but South Lincoln Park lit up with the sights and sounds of the animal kingdom as breeds of all shapes and sizes …

Chicago’s Columbus Day Parade: 65 Years of Entertainment, Festivities, and Fun!!!

The Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans will thrill Chicagoans, Illinois residents, and plenty of out-of-town visitors when they host the 2018 Columbus Day Parade on October 8th. The beloved event is set to begin at 12:30 PM, on State Street, and will proceed from Wacker Drive to Van Buren Street throughout the afternoon.

Dennis Tufano, Live at the Copernicus Center

The sensational sounds of the 60’s came alive at the Copernicus Center as Dennis Tufano “The Original Voice of the Buckinghams” captivated the audience on a recent Sunday afternoon at the Copernicus Center (5216 W. Lawrence Ave.)

I On The Horse: The Blessing of the Hounds & Fox Hunting Traditions in Wayne, Illinois

Wayne, IL is a small village nestled about 40 miles west of Chicago. The village has strong equestrian roots and a love for carrying on the centuries-old tradition of a formal fox hunt. Wayne’s famous fox hunt falls on September 30th this year, and it is sure to draw a considerable crowd of excited onlookers, just as it does every year.

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) …

Ethan Hawke Receives the Renaissance Award from the Gene Siskel Film Center

We spoke with Director, Writer, Actor Ethan Hawke who was in Chicago to receive the Gene Siskel Film Center Renaissance Award at a gala in his honor at the Ritz-Carlton Chicago. The accomplished artist has acted in over 74 films, in addition to being a published author, writer, and director.  …