TRIVIAL FILMMAKER

Trivial Filmmaker is Chicago's film industry trivia night about the art and craft of making movies. Our founder and emcee is Vincent Labriola, a filmmaker who also likes trivia. Makes sense!

The Puppy Mill Project’s Gala, Mothers In The Mill

Pet lovers looking for a fun evening out while helping those dogs most in need should check out The Puppy Mill Project’s gala, Mothers In The Mill on Saturday, May 7 at Moonlight Studios in Chicago. This fun evening out includes dinner and dessert stations, open bar, music by Chicago band, Out of Control, a graphic recording by The Ink Factory as well as live and silent auctions. Television’s Paul Lisnek will serve as emcee and Theresa Strader, founder of the National Mill Dog Rescue is the honored guest.

“Why flamenco?!”

The simple and truthful answer to that question is that life has a way of surprising you: I never forgot the first time I heard the sound of flamenco guitar, and after many years and countless trips to Seville to find out what this Andalusian art form was all about

CHICAGO SUBURB OF GLEN ELLYN CELEBRATES 30 YEARS OF “LUCAS” ON APRIL 30TH!

Did you work on "LUCAS" when it was filmed around Chicago and Glen Ellyn back in 1985? Or are you just a BIG FAN of the movie? Then come help the Glen Ellyn Historical Society celebrate the movie that started the careers of Jeremy Piven, Winona Ryder, Courtney Thorne-Smith, and former resident Tom Hodges!

Autism Speaks at Eyas Landing and Blue Bird Day’s First Annual Expressions Gala

Did you know that 1 in 68 children are born with autism in the US? Autism Spectrum Disorder is a developmental disability impacting hundreds of families within our community on a daily basis. There is currently no cure for Autism Spectrum Disorder, but increasing research shows that early detection and high quality early intervention help children with autism overcome many obstacles.

Carlyle Takes the Stage at Goodman Theatre, April 2nd to May 1st

Hi, Chicago! I’m Carlyle Meyers, an African American lawyer for the Republican Party. And yes you read that correctly, I am a Black Republican. I know what you’re thinking, and yes we exist…in fact, Black Republicans have been around since Abraham Lincoln…and we resurfaced this year with presidential hopeful Ben Carson (although he didn’t get very far).

Chicago’s Fire Hot Opera Record Release

Greetings, readers! This is Kevan Eftekhari from the band Fire Hot Opera. For those of you who don’t know us, you may be asking yourself, “What is Fire Hot Opera? Is it an opera? Is it on fire? Is it hot?” Well, that’s what I’m here to explain today.