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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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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The Sh*t Show comedy showcase

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The Sh*t Show comedy showcase

The Shit Show is a one-of-a-kind monthly Chicago comedy showcase at Collaboraction Theater in heart of Wicker Park that takes place the last Saturday of every month. The show combines the ambiance of a run-down frat party with the high-class jokes and characters from talented comics from different genres of the Chicago comedy scene. Half party, half [...]

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Hoo HA Comedy to benefit The Center for Enriched Living at Rockit Burger Bar

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Hoo HA Comedy to benefit The Center for Enriched Living at Rockit Burger Bar

Bradley Kent has never hosted a comedy show before.  In fact, he’s never done stand-up.  So how did he get a hosting gig at Hoo HA Comedy, one of Chicago’s best stand-up comedy showcases?  Bradley, 26, is living with autism, and Hoo HA Comedy producer Ali Clayton works with Bradley at his home during the [...]

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AIDS Run & Walk Chicago

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AIDS Run & Walk Chicago

Why they run for HIV/AIDS awareness — and why you should, too How many reasons are there to join 3,500 other people in Sunday’s AIDS Run & Walk Chicago? Probably as many reasons as there are steps taken to run or walk 5 kilometers — or even 10 kilometers! But the biggest reason is this: [...]

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