I On The Scene

The Women’s Board of the MCA Hosts Art Expo Chicago’s Vernissage at Navy Pier

Art connoisseurs from all over the world converged on Navy Pier on Sept. 18th as the Women’s Board of the MCA was delighted to once again host Vernissage – the opening of the Art Expo Chicago.

Brigitte Bardot – From Sex Kitten to Saving Kittens

She spent half her life performing and modeling while the other half she dedicates to protecting animals. Even now at eighty, she continues to be a fierce advocate and seems to have no plans of slowing down.

Lyon: The Forgotten City And Gastronomical Capital of France

Lyon: The Forgotten City And Gastronomical Capital of France what come to mind when you think of France? Probably the Eiffel Tower, maybe a box full of Macaroons or freshly baked pastries. Perhaps a man with a striped boatneck shirt with a baguette tucked snugly under his arm. When planning …

Ann-Margret – Still Cracking That Whip!!!!

Ann-Margret was originally from Sweden and moved to the United States in 1946, settling in the nearby Chicago suburb of Wilmette. Even at a young age Ann was interested in the performing arts and began attending the Marjorie Young School of Dance. Later after attending Northwestern, she began performing in …

Why Might There Be No 15th Dalai Lama? Pure Politics.

Last week the Dalai Lama, the religious leader of the Tibetan people, announced that he might not reincarnate, a suggestion that has sparked a flurry of commentary and speculation about the future of the Tibetan independence movement. All of this controversy over whether the Dalai Lama will or won’t reincarnate …

Evening on Astor an Elegant Block Party

Hundreds of Gold Coast residents showed up for the 32nd Annual Astor St. party, unofficially referred to as “50 Shades of Stanley, An Evening with Astor Street”.

Suzanne Pleshette – A Woman of Incredible Talent and Personality

Her style was often referred to as sultry and sardonic and her success on Broadway brought her to a mirage of small television and movie parts, all ultimately leading to her role in Hitchcock’s’ infamous film, Birds.

Cary NoKey’s 8bit: Where Fashion & Music Meet

You may not know who Cary NoKey is, but the electro-pop duo will soon blow you away. Unique in their own sense, Cary NoKey mixes futuristic 80’s sounds and rock n’ roll. The lead singer, 8bit, explains that Cary NoKey is “as if Kurt Cobain was a DJ.” Originated from …

Bob Dold

Bob Dold: The North Shore’s Comeback Kid

A number of Illinois’ most influential people were in attendance at a party on August 31st in honor of former Congressman Bob. Dold. Mr. Dold is currently on track to take back his old seat in the House of Representatives from Democratic incumbent Brad Schneider. The party was hosted by …

Joan Rivers: What Becomes a True Legend Most?

This week we lost a true legend, a queen, and a pioneer of women in comedy: Joan Rivers.