Chicago Culture, Celebrity, Arts & Entertainment
Chicago culture, arts & entertainment with Billy Dec

Enjoy “What’s on Dec” this week on ABC TV “Windy City Live!”

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Click here to see Rockit Ranch CEO Billy Dec‘s inside scoop on the best parties, fests, games, concerts, events.. on his latest Thursday 11am weekly ABC TV segment called “What’s on Dec” on “Windy City Live!”

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Mingle with Chicago’s Finest & Dine on Delicious Food & Drink at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Chicago Magazine’s Summer Lovin’!

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Mingle with Chicago’s Finest & Dine on Delicious Food & Drink at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Chicago Magazine’s Summer Lovin’!

A defensive tackle, a pro soccer player, and a scientist walk into the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago…there’s no punch line, it just gives you a taste of the lucky people selected as Chicago magazine’s Most Eligible Singles! Meet them on Friday, June 21, from 7 – 10:30 pm at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago when The Auxiliary Board of Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Chicago magazine present Summer Lovin’, the single best event of the summer!

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Hot Stove Cool Music Concert to Feature Poi Dog Pondering, Parkington Sisters, Brede Baldwin & Kay Hanley at The Metro Chicago

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Hot Stove Cool Music Concert to Feature Poi Dog Pondering, Parkington Sisters, Brede Baldwin & Kay Hanley at The Metro Chicago

I’m thrilled to share an event with you that I’m really looking forward to, which will help a number of youth nonprofit organizations in the Chicago area. Theo Epstein (Chicago Cubs President of Baseball Operations) and his brother Paul Epstein’s “The Foundation to Be Named Later” is bringing Hot Stove Cool Music back to Chicago this Friday at Metro Chicago, and we hope you can join us for this unforgettable event! A limited number of tickets are still available by visiting www.metrochicago.com or by clicking here.

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Old St. Pat’s World’s Largest Block Party is Kickin’ it Country & Rockin’ It Indie Style in Chicago

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Old St. Pat’s World’s Largest Block Party is Kickin’ it Country & Rockin’ It Indie Style in Chicago

102! That’s the minimum number of couples who have met and then married after meeting at Old St. Pat’s World’s Largest Block Party! What other street fest can say that? Check out this DNAinfo Block Party Love story. That’s right, none! But not only does the #WLBP have love in the air they are raising money for dozens of good causes and you get to benefit.

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Techweek Arrives in Chicago June 27th-29th

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Techweek Arrives in Chicago June 27th-29th

Hey Chicago! This is Lauren from Sugar & Spice lifestyle blog here to fill you in on the biggest tech news in the Midwest, which is coming to you in the form of “Techweek Chicago”, presented by Motorola. This annual event, which is also held in New York and Los Angeles, makes it’s way to the Chicago’s Merchandise Mart June 27th-June 29th for a jam-packed schedule of exciting speakers, exhibits, demos, and some can’t miss parties! If you are a lover of all things tech, then you will not want to miss this exclusive experience that will allow you to mingle with and learn from tons of movers and shakers in the industry. These three awesome days will feature the latest and greatest tech trends, cool start ups that are gaining momentum, and endless networking possibilities.

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Book it to the Open Books Store

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Book it to the Open Books Store

We’re all familiar with the well-known cultural destinations in the Windy City – the museums, Wrigley Field, Millennium Park — but there is one little-known gem in Chicago’s River North neighborhood that every Chicagoan needs to put on their to-do list.

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Join Skender Foundation at Summer Eclipse Event

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Join Skender Foundation at Summer Eclipse Event

Here in Chicago, it’s not always easy for students to find the resources they need to make life and career decisions. As the Chair and President of Skender Foundation, I, along with so many others want to help Chicago’s students and their families achieve their goals. Our foundation is continuing its ongoing commitment to education and well-being this year through our Summer Eclipse event and we want you to join us!

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The Joffrey Auxiliary Board Invites you to their first Blue Masquerade Ball on June 14

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The Joffrey Auxiliary Board Invites you to their first Blue Masquerade Ball on June 14

Hi, my name is Terrence Chappell and I’m the event chair for the Joffrey Auxiliary Board, and I’m writing to tell you about the board’s Blue Masquerade Ball.

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Cancer Survivor’s Eyes Set on Ironman World Championship

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Cancer Survivor’s Eyes Set on Ironman World Championship

34-year-old Kristin McQueen may be recovering from brain surgery, but cancer treatments on the last thing on her mind – She has reached the finals in the Ironman Foundation’s “Kona Inspired – Anything Is Possible” contest.

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Lake Michigan is officially open for business with the Progressive Insurance Chicago In-Water Boat Show kicking off summer, June 13-16

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Lake Michigan is officially open for business with the Progressive Insurance Chicago In-Water Boat Show kicking off summer, June 13-16

What better way to spend Father’s Day weekend than experiencing the fun of boating? If you missed the Progressive Insurance Chicago In-Water Boat Show last year, don’t miss out this year! Chicago’s premier boating event returns to the new, state-of-the-art marina 31st Street Harbor, June 13-16, with hundreds of the newest boats and marine accessories for sale, on-water activities, education and daily entertainment.

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Academy Award Nominated Actor and a Red Orchid Theater’s Michael Shannon and Emmy Award Winning TV Contributor and Rockit Ranch CEO Billy Dec Co-Host “Man Of Steel” Screening

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Academy Award Nominated Actor and a Red Orchid Theater’s Michael Shannon and Emmy Award Winning TV Contributor and Rockit Ranch CEO Billy Dec Co-Host “Man Of Steel” Screening

Join Academy Award® nominated actor and A Red Orchid Theatre founding ensemble member Michael Shannon and Emmy Award® winning television contributor and Rockit Ranch CEO Billy Dec, on Saturday, June 22 for a benefit screening of Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ action adventure MAN OF STEEL, followed by a reception at Rockit Bar & Grill. All proceeds from the event will benefit A Red Orchid Theatre.

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