I On The Scene

Vans House Parties Kicks Off Summer Concert Series

Two-City Summer Music and Art Series Features Performances by Digable Planets, Beach Fossils, Denzel Curry, The Internet, Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, Descendents and More! House of Vans.


Direct from Cuba: Septeto Nacional de Ignacio Piñeiro at SRBCC

Part of Las Caras Lindas, an SRBCC-curated Afro-Latin music series funded by the Chicago Community Trust, this event is free and open to the public. RSVP is required. Limited spaces available.

Sugar Tastes Like Salt

The Orielles Debut Video For “Sugar Tastes Like Salt”

Halifax band and new Heavenly Recordings signees The Orielles are very pleased to share the video for their sprawling and addictive post-punk tour-de-force “Sugar Tastes Like Salt.” Ever the film fanatics, their 8-minute masterpiece proves the perfect canvas for the band to meld intelligence, artistry, and sense of humor into a visual narrative that is equal parts cleverly-crafted social commentary and unabashed entertainment. …

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 …


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.