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Chicago Sinfonietta Announces 2017-2018 Season Celebrating 30th Anniversary

Press Release Season highlights include: Three World Premieres by Jessie Montgomery, Reena Esmail and Clarice Assad as part of first-ever Commissions by Women Composers Project; Five Chicago Premieres including Laura Karpman’s Grammy-nominated Ask Your Mama; First-ever evening-length program dedicated to female composers; Plus collaborations with Grammy Award-winning Harlem Quartet, Mucca Pazza, Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre, NewMoon Chicago, Northern Illinois University Steelband and more! Chicago Sinfonietta, the nation’s …

Women in Music: SXSW 2017

Our celebration of women continues with the music portion of SXSW. From March 13 – 17, thousands of artists will descend into Austin for the annual music, interactive media and film festival and we are keeping an “I On” the best global sounds from female-fronted acts. Whether we’re swaying along …

Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras’ usic Director Allen Tinkham look out on the audience at the 70th Anniversary Celebration

The Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras’ Bond-themed 70th Anniversary

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 …

Politics of Fashion

The Politics of Fashion – NYFW 2017

This week, I applaud those that chose to use their platform on the runways at New York Fashion Week, which just ended, to share and strut political statements

Sundance Film Festival 2017

We all love film festivals and there are many reasons for it, one of the most prominent of those reasons is the joy and happiness those film festivals bring alongside them. The perfect idea of having a festival is to actually express yourself in different ways. The Sundance Film Festival …

I On Exceptional Living – Marilyn Hoffman

Almost every city in the United States today, has various numbers of real estate agents but who stands tall amongst real estate agents in the United States? Ask this question around, and you will undoubtedly hear one name that recurs among the list of names you will be presented with …

Ann Gerber: True Chicago Icon, True Gossip, True Friend

For over 65 years, one petite, blonde, beautiful lady stood tall at the top of the Chicago social scene. Her name was Ann Gerber – the “who’s who” of gossip columnists.

A Fashion State of Grayse

“Each piece is designed with attention to detail, carefully fitted to ensure the most flattering silhouette.” -Grayse Former model and television show hostess, Marie Gray, co-founded the upscale and internationally known American fashion label, St. John (St. John Knits International Inc.). She recently extended that creative reach with a new …

Must–Stay Italian Hotels and Villas

Italy– A place long known for some of my most favorite things: sprawling landscapes, exquisite fashion, and even better wine. During my most recent trip there, I had the opportunity to explore all three. It was an excursion to remember as I made my way from the cobblestone streets of …

Emmy Awards

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 biggest …