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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STATE’s Kentucky Derby

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STATE’s Kentucky Derby

Calling all Kentucky Derby lovers! This is Melody, an intern at STATE Restaurant in Lincoln Park, here to tell you guys all about STATE’s first ever Kentucky Derby Event sponsored by Woodford Reserve. On Saturday May 4th be prepared to place your bets and cheer on your favorite horse while sipping on Mint Juleps provided by Woodford Reserve Whiskey. There will be competitions and race wagering for prizes, all capturing Derby traditions in the high energy environment of STATE Restaurant located at 935 W Webster Ave. Parking will be available at the DePaul garage on Sheffield between Fullerton and Belden.

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Come Celebrate Healthy Schools and Students with the Key Ingredient Cook Off!

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Come Celebrate Healthy Schools and Students with the Key Ingredient Cook Off!

I don’t know about you guys, but I LOVE watching the Food Network…specifically competition shows like Chopped and Iron Chef!! To me there is nothing better than watching people create something delicious out of unknown ingredients… which is why I am super, pumped for this year’s Key Ingredient Cook-Off: A Festival of Culinary Curiosities.

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Wrist Wishes: Combining a Love of Charity & Fashion

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Wrist Wishes: Combining a Love of Charity & Fashion

Fashion, charity and hope; that’s what Wrist Wishes is all about. I’m Nicole LaCross and I started Wrist Wishes in August 2012 after my mom successfully beat breast cancer for the second time. I was so inspired by her strength and positive attitude that I wanted to give back to our inspiring Chicagoland community. I started to research various local organizations and realized there were so many inspirational people locally who had dedicated their lives to giving back to a community that gives so much to those in need. I wanted to be a part of this community.

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GET INVOLVED! Glass Slipper Project, a non-profit organization giving every girl the opportunity to be Cinderella!

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GET INVOLVED! Glass Slipper Project, a non-profit organization giving every girl the opportunity to be Cinderella!

HEY CHICAGO HEY!! I’m Jeni Gawlik here to talk PROM. Do you remember prom? It’s THE BIGGEST event of high school, right? Stretch limos, fancy ballrooms, live DJs, kings and queens, and MOST IMPORTANTLY the opportunity to dress to impress– GORGEOUS dresses and GQ tuxes! It’s a time for fun and a night to remember.

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Broadway in Chicago Invites You to Win Tickets to ANYTHING GOES

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Broadway in Chicago Invites You to Win Tickets to ANYTHING GOES

Hi, I’m Amanda Meyer – on behalf of Broadway In Chicago, I’d like to introduce you to, ANYTHING GOES, which is one of the most timeless Broadway classics of all time. Be sure to catch it at the Cadillac Palace Theatre before May 5! The production includes Cole Porter’s hits “You’re the Top,” “Friendship,” “It’s De-Lovely,” and, of course, “Anything Goes.” Broadway In Chicago is doing a ticket giveaway to Roundabout Theater Company’s ANYTHING GOES to the Wednesday, May 1 performance at 7:30 p.m. at the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph). For a chance to win tickets to see ANYTHING GOES, explain to us, in the comment box, what your favorite musical is and why!

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Charity Fashion Show for Alliance for the Great Lakes

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Charity Fashion Show for Alliance for the Great Lakes

Hi there! I’m Tony Gordon, owner of Gordon Salon, stylist and longtime believer in providing services where beauty meets sustainability. That’s why Gordon Salon is hosting a Charity Fashion Show this Saturday to benefit Alliance for the Great Lakes and protect Chicago’s own Lake Michigan.

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CHICAGO’S FIRST ANNUAL RIVER NORTH CRAFT PUB CRAWL

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CHICAGO’S FIRST ANNUAL RIVER NORTH CRAFT PUB CRAWL

Hey, I’m Doug Simons, a restaurant broker who has been placing some of Chicago’s top restaurant and nightclub operators in business for many years and my partner, Ted Widen who owns ChicagoScene.com, and I are throwing a huge pub crawl in River North called Craft Crawl River North!

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The Art Institute of Chicago Welcome’s You To: Night Heist

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The Art Institute of Chicago Welcome’s You To: Night Heist

With so many fun events going on in our busy city it can be difficult to decide what to do. If you are bombarded by events and feel your friends pulling you in different directions, think no more! What if I told you, that you could experience a concert, art exhibits, and philanthropy all in one place? You are invited to The Evening Associates and The Art Institute of Chicago’s third annual fundraising celebration—Night Heist.

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Your Invited to a Birthday Party: Celebrate 30 Years of Rainbows!

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Your Invited to a Birthday Party:  Celebrate 30 Years of Rainbows!

Hey Chicago! I am Liz Whelan and I’m working with Rainbows For All Children, the Chicago-based non-profit that focuses solely on helping children overcome the grief, fear and sadness that comes after a significant loss or tragedy. They are celebrating a milestone birthday and you are invited to help support their cause.

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Glamour + Gourmet, A Girls’ Night Out at Andreas Hogue Salon

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Glamour + Gourmet, A Girls’ Night Out at Andreas Hogue Salon

Hi Chicago! I’m Ashley Hogue, owner at Andreas Hogue Salon, and we have a really fun evening planned in honor of Earth Month!

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