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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 …

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) …

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 White House Correspondents’ Dinner

The annual dinner celebrating the First Amendment and marking the 104th White House Correspondents’ Dinner 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 king …

Horses Without Humans

Horses Without Humans Event

Horses Without Humans Event held at Gene & Georgetti’s was abuzz with some of Chicago’s biggest names hosted by Founder, Irene Michaels to save horses in need. Guests enjoyed hors-d’oeuvres and cocktails and mingled over conversations about their own horses or their love for their own four-legged friends. The non-profit Horses Without …

Shakespeare Theater’s

Navy Pier’s Shakespeare Theater’s GALA 2018

An estimated 500 enthusiastic fans of the stage and screen recently gathered at Navy Pier to celebrate “GALA 2018,” Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s fundraiser with all proceeds benefitting the Theater’s Classrooms and Communities programs, nationwide education classes, and our very own “Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks” tour. In the spotlight on …

Italian American Human Relations Foundation

Italian American Human Relations Foundation

With a mission statement of “Improving the civic, social, and educational welfare of Italian Americans as well as members of all ethnic groups,” the Italian American Human Relations Foundation of Chicago has a bold and bright vision of the future they would like to share with everyone. A dynamic, new …

Face The Future Foundation

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 community …

Lookingglass Theater Celebrates 30 years

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 outstretched …