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Food & Wine Festival Aspen 2019

If you are a lover of exotic food and the exquisite taste of wines, the Food & Wine Festival Aspen 2019 should be on your calendar. The festival promises to be more than it has always been each year. There’s no doubt it will be thrilling as usual. The Food …

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CIRQUE DU SOLEIL VOLTA: Chicago Soldier Field

Cirque du Soleil is the largest theatrical entertainment company in the world. From New York to Las Vegas, there are a series of signature shows that take place various cities around the country. With over 40 original productions being presented to their loyal fans since the early 1980s, they have …

Country Music Sensations: “The Heels” Will Be Walking Into Your Life

Country music has an uncanny way of washing over you with freshness and enthusiasm. Your feet get tapping, your heart starts racing, and within seconds of hearing some good ole’ country music, you can feel the excitement running through your body. We have witnessed several artists and bands come and …

Judith Light, Tony Awards

Judith Light to Receive Tony Awards’ 2019 Isabelle Stevenson Award

The honor of the Tony Awards’ 2019 Isabelle Stevenson Award is presented by the theatre community in recognition of a member’s contribution to humanitarian issues.  This year Judith Light has been named as the recipient of this highly recognized award. This comes as no surprise to most because Judith is a strong …

Virginie Viard Debuts Chanel Collection

For over 30 years the house of Chanel thrived under the leadership of Karl Lagerfeld. During this time one could always look forward to astonishing results from a creative genius. Three months ago, Chanel was hit with the tragedy of Karl’s death and after mourning, the house has unveiled its …

Miracle: A Musical 108 Years In The Making

When first baseman Anthony Rizzo made the final out of the 2016 MLB World Series, the Chicago Cubs achieved something greater than a sporting feat. The whole city stopped. More than 5 million people showed up at the celebration of the championship, making it the 7th largest gathering in human …

The Chicago Academy For The Arts

The Chicago Academy For The Arts was founded in 1980 by Larry Jordan, a local public school teacher. Frustrated with the lack of art and music classes in the high school curriculum, he created the Academy as an outlet for young artists to develop their specialties. Jordan wanted to express …

Mister Kelly’s Celebration Night at Gibson’s

The sights, sounds, and entertainment of yesteryear came to life on a very special evening when Gibson’s bar and steakhouse honored a Chicago nightlife landmark, Mister Kelly’s. Trying to recapture all of the excitement of a bygone era (from 1946-’71) that was highlighted by high caliber talents like Barbra Streisand, …

WINGS Program & CEO, Rebecca Darr: Breaking the Cycle of Domestic Violence

The WINGS program provides domestic violence survivors with support to gain safety and future success. WINGS started in 1985 as a non-profit housing agency providing both emergency shelter and transitional housing. Now, WINGS has grown to provide not only assistance to those in immediate crisis, but also help clients with …

Chicago’s Own, Joan Collaso: A Class Act On & Off Stage

Joan Collaso is an American Jazz singer from Chicago, Illinois. In her hometown, her voice and style of singing are considered legendary. Known for it’s unique, sweet and sensual sound, she has been hailed as one of the best Jazz singers in Chicago. Collaso debuted her first studio album in …