I On The Scene

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 …

The Italian American Human Relations Foundation Presents The Chicago Experience

On a recent Sunday afternoon, loyal supporters of the Italian American Human Relations Foundation along with music aficionados gathered at the Triton College Auditorium (in River Grove, IL) to see a stellar concert featuring “The Chicago Experience” and Anthony Rago. Appearing first on stage was Irene Michaels, Chicago Ambassador of …

Chef Matthew Kenney: Crafting the Future of Food!

Every day we observe how the world evolves, trends and currents achieve influence in different ways to the human being, who is always in search of a better lifestyle, healthier habits and the conservation of their health and well-being. All these changes can be made in different ways, an example …

Meet Joey Majumdar

Meet Joey Majumdar, an entrepreneur and to his credit an executive producer and creative director. He is popular among those who follow fashion, beauty and the entertainment industry. A proud supporter of many charitable organizations, Joey has been acknowledged for his generosity. Based out of Chicago, Joey is also a …

History of the Monaco Grand Prix

Surely you have heard an ad or person who mentioned the Monaco Grand Prix, this race represents one of the favorite sports of many people around the world. Many have information about the story and how it developed but most are unaware that the origin was so fortuitous that it could …

Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché A Female Love Letter to Cinema

Thanks to the invitation of our friend Christie Hefner, we had the opportunity to attend the Chicago Feminist Film Festival for the screening of the documentary Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché.

Fashion Week 2019

What Went Down At The Paco Rabanne Show At Paris Fashion Week FW 2019

Whether it’s the magnificent Eiffel Tower or the extravagant Fashion Week, Paris is the hallmark of European fashion, culture, art, and architecture. With breathtaking sets, outrageous and regal collections, attractive makeup, or voluptuous models dolled up in impressive couture, Paris Fashion Week 2019 was all a glamorous dream. From spunky …