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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.

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) …

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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 …

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 …

Lookingglass Theater Celebrates 30 years with the Glassquerade Gala

The electricity of the night was remarkable as guests poured into Lookingglass Theater Company’s 30th anniversary gala. The elegant celebration entitled Gglassquerade “Under the Seas: Reflecting on 30 Years”, welcomed some of the city’s finest artists, social leaders, and patrons to the Four Seasons with a grand entrance complete with …

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 …

Your Winter Fashion Survival Guide from I on The Scene

We all know winter can be cold, miserable and ugly…but it doesn’t have to be. We at I on The Scene bring you our best tips for looking good and staying warm this winter. When it comes to that all famous wind from the Great Lakes there is one simple …

Five Events You Can’t Miss This December in Chicago

Now that the holiday spirit is creeping into you and your friends but the desire to stay warm and cosy is also just as appealing we have the list of Chicago’s December  ‘Must Do’s’ that are worth braving the cold for, or even better, they’re indoors! All you need to …

Making a Paw Print on the World

The Drake Hotel became canine heaven as dog lovers from far and wide gathered on a chilly Friday night to celebrate man’s best friend. Dalmatians, Dobermans, and Dachsunds alike attended as dogs of every breed, size, and shape were well represented at this formal PAWS extravaganza as hundreds of loyal …

Hugh Hefner: The Voice of Many Generations

Hugh Hefner was born in 1926 in Chicago, Illinois. A product of the overwhelming suppression of the prohibition era, Hugh Hefner forged ahead and built an empire that opposed the restrictive ideals being propagated by depression-era society. When looking back on his life, it becomes apparent that his interests stretched …