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SXSW Announces Programming for 2018 Season

South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals has launched its 2018 season.

Erie – LaSalle’s 2.0 Party

Erie – LaSalle’s 2.0 Party: Wearing White for a Cause

Erie – LaSalle’s 2.0 Party once again put their words into action and demonstrated to the community how to raise significant funds for an outstanding organization: Gilda’s Club of Chicago. The gala, “Red Carpet, White Party 2.0” attracted hundreds of loyal supporters all dressed in white to the Montgomery Club …

Solo Eye Care

Under the expert guidance of Dr. Robert Steinmetz, the main purpose of Solo Eye Care is “To provide the highest quality, comprehensive ophthalmic care through the diagnosis, treatment and management of diseases of the visual system.”

The French Alliance in Chicago: 120 Years of Savior Faire

The French Alliance in Chicago celebrated its 120th anniversary in spectacular style with “Une Belle Epoque” at Ovation Chicago. This significant soiree kicked off at 6:00 P.M. with a V.I.P. reception complete with unique performances and wine by sommelier Richard Young of Christie’s. Under the expert guidance of President Hervé …

Cannes Film Festival

The 70th Cannes Film Festival

The 70th Cannes Film Festival wrapped up on May 28th after 12 days of screenings, lectures, panel discussions, awards, and celebrations. This year’s fest was the 9th to feature a jury competition, whereby documentaries of 25 minutes or less along with short films are accepted and examined by a panel of judges. …

Rush Hour Concerts

Under the helm of the International Music Foundation, Rush Hour Concerts present the 18th season of the beloved summer concert series June 6 – August 29, 2017

De'Wayne Jackson

De’Wayne Jackson debuts stirring video on Pigeons and Planes

Don’t Be Afraid is a staggering declaration from the young musical prodigy – a call to arms to outsiders and a soundtrack for anyone who ever yearned for a life less ordinary.

Making Movies To Release “I Am Another You”

American rock and roll band Making Movies will release their second LP, I Am Another You, on May 26. The artistically ambitious and politically charged bilingual follow up to 2014’s A La Deriva was produced by Steve Berlin of Los Lobos and features guest appearances by Tennis, Hurray for the …

“Toast to the Coast” 2017 Fundraising Event

The Gold Coast Neighbors Association held its annual “Toast to the Coast” fundraiser at the prestigious Racquet Club located in the heart of the Gold Coast at 1365 N. Dearborn Pkwy. Constructed in 1923 and classically designed by architect Andrew Rebari, the Racquet Club served as the perfect setting for …

Life After Mom: A Mother’s Day Tribute

For the first few years following my mother’s passing, Mother’s Day was a painful reminder of her absence. While others would bustle about excitedly to choose a greeting card and the right flower arrangement to give, I would do my best to avoid the sale papers and television commercials full …