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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 …

The Lesson on Freedom and Independence with Rita Cosby

The Lesson on Freedom and Independence with Rita Cosby

The 1stof December 2018 will remain in the hearts of those who attended the tribute event in Copernicus Center. The event themed “A Lesson on Freedom and Independence” was sponsored by Lowell International Foods and hosted by the renowned American journalist, Rita Cosby. The main goal was to create awareness …

How To Survive a Winter in Chicago

Truth be told, winters can be quite a pain. What with the extremely low temperatures and dirty snow! You need a way or ways to get around the short sunshine times or you might end with low spirits that directly affect your attitude toward normal things. Wading through winters in …

Chicago’s Columbus Day Parade

The Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans will thrill Chicagoans, Illinois residents, and plenty of out-of-town visitors when they host the 2018 Columbus Day Parade on October 8th. The beloved event is set to begin at 12:30 PM, on State Street, and will proceed from Wacker Drive to Van Buren Street throughout the afternoon.

Michael Kutza Receives a Lifetime Achievement Award

Inspiring some of the most significant directors, writers, and actors of independent films since the age of 22, Michael Kutza recently received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Chicago International Film Fest Summer Gala at Loews Chicago Hotel. With appearances by Kathleen Turner, Chaz Ebert, and Terrance Howard (among others) …

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The 31st Annual Chicago Rita Hayworth Gala

Started more than 30 years ago by Princess Yasmin Aga Khan in memory her Mother: Hollywood legend, Rita Hayworth, the annual Rita Hayworth Gala was held at the Hilton Chicago (720 S. Michigan Ave.) Inspired by Gene Wilder (who passed away in 2016 from Alzheimer’s disease) this year’s theme was …

Face The Future Foundation

Face the Future Foundation, an organization committed to improving the lives of children with craniofacial differences, celebrated its efforts with their record-breaking gala, Motown Magic, raising $670,000 for the cause. The foundation, whose aim is to “improve the lives of children with craniofacial differences by creating a culture and community …

Lookingglass Theater Celebrates 30 years

The electricity of the night was remarkable as guests poured into Lookingglass Theater Company’s 30th-anniversary gala. The elegant celebration entitled Gglassquerade “Under the Seas: Reflecting on 30 Years”, welcomed some of the city’s finest artists, social leaders, and patrons to the Four Seasons with a grand entrance complete with outstretched …

Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras Serenade a Night To Remember

Patrons of the arts flocked to the Grand Ballroom of the Four Seasons Chicago to support the beautiful sounds of Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras (CYSO) at the organization’s annual gala event. As one of the nation’s premier youth orchestra and ensemble training programs, CYSO’s musicians enchanted audiences with a night …

Your Winter Fashion Survival Guide

We all know winter can be cold, miserable and ugly…but it doesn’t have to be. We at I on The Scene bring you our best tips for looking good and staying warm this winter. When it comes to that all famous wind from the Great Lakes there is one simple …