Raquel Welch: Ageless Beauty
Her lines in One Million Years B.C. were as skimpy as her doeskin costume, but Raquel Welch’s role in the 1966 film propelled the young woman into megastardom, launching a long career built on a foundation of allure and sex appeal.
Diana Ross Reigns Supreme: Then and Now
In 1976 Billboard magazine named Diana Ross the female entertainer of the century, and even today few would argue with the distinction. Between her work with The Supremes and as a solo artist, Diana Ross has eighteen No. 1 hit songs on Billboard’s Hot 100, tying her with Mariah Carey as most successful female vocal artist in history.
Marco Foster’s Stylish Fundraising Continues with The Grinch Who Gave Back Christmas
It is now the time of year that tends to inspire our gratitude, and this holiday season Marco Foster is grateful to be alive. After facing death and winning the fight against a life-threatening brain tumor, this notable Chicagoan is firmly in control of his life and vows to live every day to the fullest.
Lucille Ball: Legacy after Laughter
Lucille Ball reigned as the queen comedienne of sitcom television in the 1950s and earned thirteen Emmy nominations, winning four of the prestigious awards over the course of her long career. She famously pushed boundaries with an interracial marriage that would come to charm millions of Americans. Lucille Ball was a …
Pilot Light’s “Feed Your Mind”
Join Honorary Chair Governor Pat Quinn and Special Guest Sam Kass, President Barak Obama’s Senior Policy Advisor on Nutrition Policy and Executive Director of “Let’s Move”, along with Chicago’s most notable chefs at Pilot Light’s second annual fundraiser, “Feed Your Mind”.
Ingrid Bergman: The Swedish Jewel of American Cinema
Ingrid Bergman is one of the greatest dramatic actresses of all time. For stellar performances she has garnered three Oscars (second only to Katharine Hepburn, who won four during her lifetime), five Golden Globes, two Emmys, and a Tony.
Shirley MacLaine’s Flair for the Dramatic
From her parents, one a former actress and the other a professor of psychology and philosophy, Shirley MacLaine inherited a flair for the dramatic and a spiritual and intellectual curiosity that would set her apart from her peers.
Tread-Light Travel Tips
As our knowledge of delicate ecosystems expands and we become more aware of the damage many of our actions can have on the environment, more and more people are choosing to incorporate sustainable practices into their everyday lifestyles.
Midterm Elections Yield Best Possible Results for Both Parties
The midterm elections on November 4th proved to be an unexpected blowout for the Democratic Party. In the House of Representatives the Democrats gave further ground, leaving the Republicans with their largest majority since 1946. In the Senate, the Republicans have secured a solid majority after eight years in opposition.
Dina Merrill: Beyond the Billions
As the Princess of Monaco, Dina is a beautiful, blue-eyed blonde—and “ladylike,” a term which Hollywood does not apply to all its feminine stars. The fans don’t ask Miss Merrill for photographs. They ask for money. — The Palm Beach Post Jul 12, 1959 Dina Merrill has always been more …