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Face the Future Foundation’s

Face the Future Foundation’s Disco Ball

For children born with cleft palate or other craniofacial differences, there is no easy road to “normal.” These kids often face difficulties with their speech and language development, experience dental problems and a higher risk of ear infections and hearing loss, and suffer diminished self-esteem from looking different than their …

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 …

Building a Better Tomorrow: The Aspen Hope Center

  At the Aspen Hope Center, their main goal is to provide education and outreach programs to reduce the stigma and raise the awareness associated with mental illness. The Hope Center specializes in five main branches of a given crisis: prevention, response, intervention, stabilization, and recovery. Any person facing a …

Aspen Hosts the 2017 Audi FIS Ski World Cup Finals

Reaching speeds of up to 75 mph while dropping 2,434 feet, the 25 top-ranked men and women skiers competed in the Audi FIS Ski World Cup Finals in Aspen, Colorado in front of a worldwide television audience of 100 million viewers. All eyes of the skiing world were on Aspen for …

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Women’s Day 2017: Be Bold For Change

It’s March 8 and in the United States, we celebrate the official day selected to represent, honor and pay tribute to all women around the world. Here at I On The Scene, we are proud to be founded by an intelligent, empowering and fierce force of a female, Irene Michaels, …

Women's History Month

Celebrating Women In Labor and Business

In the early 1980s, Congress officially requested the President-designate the month of March as a national celebration of women’s history. Although it would take several years of resolutions to make it an official proclamation, celebrations began the week of March 7, 1982, now known as ‘Women’s History Week’. On this …

Barbara Nelson: A Dynamic Personality in Aiken, South Carolina

In Aiken, South Carolina, Barbara Nelson is a name to be recognized. With dual roles as a Master of Foxhounds (MFH) at Whiskey Road Foxhounds and as a contributor to the Albrecht Center for Animal Welfare, Nelson is clearly an eye-opening innovator whose accomplishments are excellent examples for others to follow.

Winter’s Jazz Club: A Musical Discovery in Streeterville

Tucked away in the heart of Streeterville is a musical gem known as Winter’s Jazz Club, featuring live Jazz, Tuesdays through Saturdays.  Recently opened in November, at 465 N. McClurg Ct., this musical café might not be physically large, but it showcases large musical talent. In association with public radio …

59th Grammy Awards Preview

It’s that time of year again and the prestigious Grammy Awards are back for the 59th annual ceremony. The event will take place on February 12th at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. There is a large amount of personnel to ensure the event not only goes off smoothly but …

Westminster Dog Show: Canine Champions Compete

A historic day was May 18, 1877. For on that fateful afternoon, the first Westminster Dog Show was held. Dog owners throughout the globe can do little more than a dream of entering this coveted tournament, presenting their beloved pets/athletes for viewers beyond count! Westminster Dog Show Both ‘showings’, in …