I On The Scene

James Dean: Hollywood Bad Boy

Although James Dean lived a short life, his impact on American pop culture has proven to be timeless. Before James became a teen heartthrob, he attended the Actors Studio and studied under Lee Strasberg. Soon after, he was cast alongside legends like Elizabeth Taylor and Rock Hudson. His time on …

Judy Garland: Comeback Queen

This week was was the anniversary of Judy Garland’s passing, and we look back at her incredible life as a performer.

The 68th Annual Tony Awards

For the 68th time since 1946, the world of entertainment turned its attention to Broadway during its premier night showcasing the best of all talent; from actors and actresses to directors, choreographers, etc.

Sophia Loren

Sophia Loren, (who is considered an international star) started her career at the young age of 14.

Chicago Lighthouse for the Blind Gala 2014

The Chicago Lighthouse is a non-profit agency devoted to ” …. providing the highest quality educational, clinical, vocational, and rehabilitation services for children, youth, and adults who are blind ” “Seeing What’s Possible” was the theme for this year’s annual Gala, a wonderful dinner party at The Four Seasons Hotel …

Connie Francis: The Resilient Pop Diva

Connie Francis is not only known for her years as an American pop music star, but also for the many tragedies that shaped her life. Her story starts in New Jersey, but took her all over the world, creating music in 13 languages and dozens of countries. Her encouraging father …

Liza Minnelli: Superstar of All Things Entertainment

Since the age of 14 months, Liza Minnelli graced the entertainment business, as a jane of all trades. She has worked across multiple platforms: television, film, theatre, and music. Her remarkable presences have never gone unnoticed, winning Tony Awards,  Academy Awards, Golden Globes, and an Emmy. Due to health conditions, …

The Timeless Joan Collins

On this Throwback Thursday we pay homage to the talented and ageless Joan Collins. The remarkable woman is celebrating her 81st birthday tomorrow May 23rd, and also the release of her new film “The Time of Their Lives”. She recently spoke about this new film at the Cannes Film Festival, …

Gracious House

Gracious House Introduces Its Chicago Designer Show House

Gracious House Introduces Its Chicago Designer Show House it was a balmy night for a party when guests turned out to support Gracious House, a non-for-profit which works with others in the design industries and support their launch of the Chicago Designer Show House. The party, held at Cosentino Center …

A Night in Tokyo

A Night in Tokyo, beginning the evening with Japanese inspired cocktails and a buffet spread of tempura, makki rolls, a ramen noodle bar and Saki- poached shrimp shooters. The event, co-chaired by Kimberly Palmisano and Patrick Callahan, was attended by The Consul General of Japan in Chicago Masaharu Yoshida and …