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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Artists Central Exchange: Chicago’s Local Artist Co-Op & Community Center

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Artists Central Exchange: Chicago’s Local Artist Co-Op & Community Center

Whether you’re in downtown or Uptown, you can see that part of what makes up Chicago is its amazing art and artists. One organization in Chicago is helping give local artists a place to come together: the Artist Central Exchange (A.C.E.). We got to meet with John Burks, the A.C.E.’s creative director, and check out the space.

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Interview with Jerry Bryant of JBTV!

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Interview with Jerry Bryant of JBTV!

Hey all! Amy Shah here from Billy’s office sharing this story on JBTV. A few month back, Rockit Wrigley hosted a panel of social media experts including Jerry Bryant, the founder of JBTV. Our interactive marketing coordinator, Tim Toomey, had the chance to interview the dynamic Jerry Bryant- check it out!

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Gym Class Heroes’ TRAVIE MCCOY Concert Tickets Giveaway!!

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Gym Class Heroes’ TRAVIE MCCOY Concert Tickets Giveaway!!

Travie McCoy, lead singer of Gym Glass Heroes, is as you know, the indelible gold-selling group that credits local Pete Wentz as a buddy and collaborator. Travie has taken a quick break from the band to bust out a solo album, the famed Lazarus which of course features the monster hit “Billionaire” with Mr. Bruno [...]

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Loul Deng Foundation : “Game and Give”

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Loul Deng Foundation : “Game and Give”

Hi aChicagoThing readers! Lesley De Leon, from Billy Dec’s office here. I’d like to take this opportunity to share a very cool event : How cool is it that The Bulls are currently in first place? And speaking of the Bulls, how would you like to try your hand at an Xbox tournament with some [...]

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March Madness Benefit for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago

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March Madness Benefit for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago

Good morning readers! Amanda Weir from Billy’s office here today – March Madness is finally here and what would this month be without a party at Rockit to celebrate and give thanks to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago. Big Brothers Big Sisters has become a cornerstone of community service to help youth mentoring [...]

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Interview with Natalie Slater of Bake & Destroy!

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Interview with Natalie Slater of Bake & Destroy!

Hi all! This is Amy Shah from Billy’s office posting this story while he is gone traveling in Asia (check out his awesome pics documenting his travels on facebook & twitter!). I thought it would be cool to share this story about Natalie Slater of Bake & Destroy. I met Natalie a few months back when Rockit Wrigley hosted a Rocker Tweetup with experts in social media and what it takes to incorporate rock & roll in your business.

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Ebert Presents “At The Movies”

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Ebert Presents “At The Movies”

Hello there! This is Katie Rose Cronin, Billy’s Executive Assistant. While he’s traveling throughout Asia (you just have to check out his pics, they are truly unreal!) I wanted to take a moment to share a cool story about the Chaz and Roger Ebert, such a great Chicago couple celebrating a huge accomplishment!

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How school, classes, learning helped me & the Chicago Get MotivatED Challenge!!

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How school, classes, learning helped me & the Chicago Get MotivatED Challenge!!

I’m sitting at O’hare waiting for my flight to Asia (follow me on twitter & facebook to see what I do there!) realizing that recently I’ve been asked a lot of questions about how I got to this point, and how education, going back to school, taking classes, learning in general, has helped me along the way.

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5 Questions with…Billy Dec

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From CSN Chicago – March 9, 2011 This week’s guest…one of the nation’s premier and most popular dining and entertainment entrepreneurs…however, our guest this week is more than that…he’s become a city leader for his 24/7 philanthropic work helping those in need around the world…plus, his venues around the city continue to attract the biggest [...]

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Laughing Hearts Comedy Night at stage 773 chicago!

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Laughing Hearts Comedy Night at stage 773 chicago!

After my improv performance at the iO a few weeks ago I’ve kind of been obsessed with chicago’s world renowned & thriving improv and comedy scene! Today I’m keeping the laughter going with another amazing comedy event called “laughing hearts comedy night” tomorrow/wednesday, march 9 at 6:30p at stage 773 (1225 w belmont ave). Even better, 100% of the ticket proceeds go to the american heart association!

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