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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Chicago-Inspired Halloween Costumes

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Chicago-Inspired Halloween Costumes

Hey guys, its Alex! I have some great Chicago inspired ideas for you! It’s the most frightful time of the year: Halloween! That means bringing a little spirit into your costume, and what better spirit than showing some love for the Windy City? Chicago themed costumes are fun and simple for anyone. Let’s get started! Ladies [...]

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Second Annual Playing It Forward Ping Pong Ball

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Second Annual Playing It Forward Ping Pong Ball

I’m Carrie, founder of the Jackson Chance Foundation and lucky mom of Jackson and his little brother Max. We were blessed to have Jackson in our lives for 10 short, but amazing months and now have our very own angel.  I am still Jackson’s mom and I now take care of him & his legacy [...]

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UNICEF Next Generation Masquerade Ball

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UNICEF Next Generation Masquerade Ball

Send a child to school, and you will shape the future of a nation.       Hey there Chicago readers! My name is Erin Guffey and I have the privilege of serving as one of the Co-Chairs for the Inaugural UNICEF Next Generation Masquerade Ball in Chicago at Moonlight Studios on October 30th. The funds [...]

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Talking about my CBS Criminal Minds role on WGN Radio 720am with Sirott & Murciano

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Talking about my CBS Criminal Minds role on WGN Radio 720am with Sirott & Murciano

Had a blast talking to Bob and Marianne on WGN Radio this week! Spilled the beans on how I got cast on CBS’ Criminal Minds (I actually didn’t get the part at first!) and inviting everyone to the viewing party at Rockit this Wednesday, October 29th!

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Network Out

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Network Out

Ok, let’s be real, does anyone really like those stuffy networking events? Not me, I’ve spent enough time at them to know what I don’t like about them and that’s why I decided to create my own. Network Out is the first of its kind, networking event, bringing active men and women together to meet [...]

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Chicago Fall Fashion: Prints, Pastels & Perfection

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Chicago Fall Fashion: Prints, Pastels & Perfection

Hey guys! I’m Alex and I am one of Billy’s new interns for Fall 2014. If you have wanted to ‘fall’ for fashion even more this season, then keep reading. The new trends straight from New York Fashion Week are reaching Chicago. However, they are not exactly what you would expect. Pretty pastel colors covered runways and [...]

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Mac & Cheese Fest 2014

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Mac & Cheese Fest 2014

Hey guy, I’m Ashten, one of Billy’s interns for Fall 2014. If there’s one thing that Midwesterners love, it’s CHEESE! We’re known to put it on anything- broccoli, potatoes, sandwiches, nachos, salads, fondue,  and even extra cheese in the crust of our pizza! Earlier this month, I attended Mac & Cheese Fest and wanted to share my [...]

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Evening of Hope 2014 to benefit SOS Children’s Villages Illinois

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Evening of Hope 2014 to benefit SOS Children’s Villages Illinois

BLACK & WHITE, GLITZ & GLAMOUR, BOMBSHELLS & BOMBER JACKETS…HOLLYWOOD’S GOLDEN AGE SOS Children’s Village Illinois – Evening of Hope 2014 from Images, Inc. on Vimeo. SOS Children’s Villages Illinois CHANGES LIVES by providing a unique alternative to traditional foster care – keeping siblings together in loving foster families in a Village that offers support, compassion [...]

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Commit2Change

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Commit2Change

Commit2Change “Going to school is like walking through a magic door to your dreams.”  Malala Yousafzai As you may know, education for young girls in some countries is a considered a luxury, even an out-of-reach pipe dream, that is often withheld to keep women down.  Malala Yousafzai‘s Nobel Peace Prize last week is a testament [...]

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Thresholds and The Brandon Marshall Foundation to host “Limelight”

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Thresholds and The Brandon Marshall Foundation to host “Limelight”

Thresholds and The Brandon Marshall Foundation partner to host “Limelight” at Morgan Manufacturing on October 10th to shed light on mental illness Google ‘stigma’ and it is defined as “a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person…the stigma of mental disorder.” One in four adults has a mental illness. That staggering fact means [...]

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