The AMC River East 21 movie theatre was the site of the 47th Chicago International Film Festival Summer Gala on Friday, August 19th. So significant was this event that Governor Quinn proclaimed Aug. 19th “Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez Day” throughout the state of Illinois.
The long awaited “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” finally premiered on Broadway Tuesday night (June 14th) before a star-studded audience that included severable notable Chicagoans and Bono and the Edge (from U-2) who provided Spider-Man’s music and lyrics.
Matt Lamb, an internationally recognized artist in generous collaboration with Mr. Juan Javier Bofill presented to the city of Chicago, The Museum of Private Collections featuring the Work of Dali and Lamb
Chicago’s United Center was filled with entertainment’s elite for Oprah’s surprise farewell spectacular. Speculation of who would be in attendance was the talk of the town for days, but Oprah’s team remained tight-lipped in order to create one of the biggest surprises for the talk show legend while taping her final shows.
Designer extraordinaire, Quinton de’Alexander, is hosting an “Unforgettable” celebration of song, glamour and fashion on Sat. June 25. Mr. de’ Alexander will unveil his anticipated “Gem Collection” at the Chicago Center for the Performing Arts, 777 N. Green St.
The Benjamin Marshall Society held an outstanding gala at the Drake Hotel to honor the visions of the beloved and brilliant Benjamin Marshall. This historic architect presented Chicago with some of the most famous buildings in the city.
Together Ron Howard and the Chicago Film Festival have come a long way from their beginnings . Howard said “playing Opie on the “Andy Griffith Show” was a blessing and felt fortunate to be on a show that had so much impact in his future life”.
There were several surprises at the Globes this year. Sparkling, romantic and fashion was my take of what was happening on the red carpet this year. Unlike last year’s recession conscious styles.
From the moment you walk into the tents at Bryant Park in New York City for Fashion Week, to the time the last bow takes place, excitement fills the air! Find out what the city’s fashion trendsetters have in store for Fall.
This year’s Tony’s did not lack star power, as Jane Fonda, James Gandolfini, Liza Minnelli, Marcia Gay Harden, Geoffrey Rush, Angela Lansbury were all honored with awards.