I On The Scene

Rush Medical Center’s Inaugural Benefit

Upholding an amazing and historical tradition dating back 133 years, the Woman’s Board of Rush University Medical Center stands out as one of the oldest woman’s boards in Chicago and they continued this proud tradition with their inaugural Fall GLOW benefit. Taking place at the innovative Modern Wing of the …

The 51st Annual CMA Awards Brings Harmony Two Ways

Emotions flew out of the building this time as was promised by the 51st Annual CMA Awards. The yearly gala pulled out everything available in their arsenal to make it a memorable night as they planned by bringing all of the biggest stars under the same roof. The night was …

The 53rd Chicago International Film Festival

Four Fun Facts About the 53rd Chicago International Film Festival here. Every October crowds flock to the epicenter of cinematic creativity and expression, of course, that’s here in your very own Chicago. The festival showcases creativity,  introduces new faces, is a bookmark in the calendars of the slightly more well-known …

53rd Annual Chicago International Film Festival

Overflowing with a history of 5,190 films in consideration from 95 countries, the 53rd Annual Chicago International Film Festival kicked off on October 12th at the AMC River East 21 movie theater. As the evening commenced on opening night, the stars of “Marshall” filled the red carpet, myself and I …

Friends of Prentice Women’s Hospital Saves Lives Again

Friends of Prentice Women’s Hospital recently celebrated their 32nd annual benefit in spectacular style with “Remember When,” an exciting 1980’s inspired party. Over 400 loyal followers gathered at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel to show their support and raise awareness for women’s health issues. Since their first fundraiser in 1985, …

Flashback To My Days On General Hospital

My time spent on General Hospital was filled with excitement, intrigue, and most importantly hard work. Being a part of such an iconic show gave me the opportunity to explore my creativity. I played the recurring role of Nurse Gina. The most rewarding part of this experience was getting close …

Monee Gagliardo: Innovator of the Xirvana Brand

Monee Gagliardo is President and CEO of Xirvana Brands, Inc., a clothing line designed to “lift your spirit” and support strong and powerful women. Through innovation, each design integrates functionality and technology. This produces results that enhance a body’s performance, assisting to maintain postural alignment while creating a “stillness of …

I On Exceptional Living: Richard Rose

Richard Rose, born in Kokomo, Indiana, is the author behind some of the most exciting detective stories being written today. While his passion for creative writing has never wavered, his journey to becoming an author was long and varied. He earned a BA in English from Wabash College, and went …

Expo Chicago at Navy Pier – 6th Annual Show

  Expo Chicago kicked off its 6th Annual show at Chicago’s Navy Pier with its Vernissage private viewing. A virtual art extravaganza attended by 38,000 people last year, Expo Chicago boasts 170,000 square feet, offering a dynamic range of art attractions for all visitors to enjoy for five days in a …

About Face’s Alex Weisman and Benjamin Sprunger

Press Release Theater Wit Artistic Director Jeremy Wechsler announced casting today for the entire 2017-18 season of comedic, contemporary plays at Chicago’s popular “smart art” theater at 1229 N. Belmont Ave. in Lakeview. First is Significant Other by Joshua Harmon, author of Wit’s 2015 smash hit Bad Jews, in a …