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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Team One Step from Children’s Oncology Services to host Charity Poker Championship!

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Team One Step from Children’s Oncology Services to host Charity Poker Championship!

The Children’s Oncology Services, Inc., strives to provide programs throughout the year that allow kids with cancer to just be kids. On March 6th, they will be hosting their annual Charity Poker Championship at the National Hellenic Museum. Over 270 players will compete for approximately $15,000 in prizes including the coveted Grand Prize: a seat at the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event in Las Vegas!

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Take the Plunge, Change a Life! Join Special Olympics Chicago at the Chicago Polar Plunge!

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Take the Plunge, Change a Life! Join Special Olympics Chicago at the Chicago Polar Plunge!

We all know Chicago is the home to the greatest sports fans, hotdogs, and deep dish pizza. But, many people do not realize it is also the birthplace of the Special Olympics movement, changing the lives of individuals with disabilities for over 45 years. Today, the Chicago area chapter of Special Olympics is one of the largest in the world and serves over 5,000 athletes.

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The Sh*t Show is New and Improved with a New Location: Collaboraction Theater!

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The Sh*t Show is New and Improved with a New Location: Collaboraction Theater!

Check out the new and improved Shit Show at the Collaboraction Theater! The Shit Show is a monthly comedy showcase that happens the last Saturday of the month, hosting the best variety of comedic performers in Chicago. The interactive show is the most fun you will have at a comedy show.

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Working in the Schools Chicago Hosts Mardi Gras Blackboard Affair Masquerade Ball

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Working in the Schools Chicago Hosts Mardi Gras Blackboard Affair Masquerade Ball

Each year, for one exciting evening, the magic of Mardi Gras travels north to Chicago for the Blackboard Affair Masquerade Ball. This event benefits Working in the Schools (WITS), a local organization that promotes literacy and a love of learning in Chicago Public School elementary students through a volunteer-powered, outcomes-based portfolio of programs.

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Coors Light and the NHL Stadium Series Builds a 40,000 pound Ice Mountain in Chicago for Blackhawks vs. Pittsburgh Penguins!

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Coors Light and the NHL Stadium Series Builds a 40,000 pound Ice Mountain in Chicago for Blackhawks vs. Pittsburgh Penguins!

Hi there! It’s Atorina Z from Billy’s office, here to give you a reason to celebrate this weekend! How about with a 30-foot tall, 60-foot wide, and a 40,000 pound ice mountain filled with beer-cooling Chill Pucks?! Check out the Coors Light Clusterpuck Event!!

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Artist Spotlight: Chicago-based All-Female Band ‘SHE’ Aims to Bring Back Girl Power!

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Artist Spotlight: Chicago-based All-Female Band ‘SHE’ Aims to Bring Back Girl Power!

While some musical creative pieces are done solely for fun and entertainment, others are creatively protesting against issues going on in their neighborhoods and cities. The local all-female band SHE is making statements and emerging onto the scene with something to say.

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World Sport Chicago Helps Chicago Kids Build a Better Future Through Sports: Join In and Spin to Break the Cycle!

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World Sport Chicago Helps Chicago Kids Build a Better Future Through Sports: Join In and Spin to Break the Cycle!

Youth violence, dropping out of high school, homelessness. These are the real-life struggles that kids growing up in some Chicago neighborhoods face every day. And they aren’t going away any time soon without your help. How can you make a difference? Join us on March 8th at the Spin to Break the Cycle event.

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The Chicago Volunteer Expo is back for its second year – and it’s free!

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The Chicago Volunteer Expo is back for its second year – and it’s free!

The Chicago Volunteer Expo is back for its second year – and it’s free! We all know that volunteering is a good thing to do. Helping those in need. Makes you feel all warm and fuzzy, doesn’t it? I bet you’ve even made a new year’s resolution to give back to your community at some point, right? Let me make this easy for you. Come to the Chicago Volunteer Expo this Sunday, February 16, 10 am to 4 pm, at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. It’s a one-stop shop for meaningful volunteer opportunities.

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Chicago’s Original Trolley Crawl, “Screw Cupid,” Celebrates 15 Years of Partying for Chicago’s Fun-Loving Singles This Valentine’s Day

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Chicago’s Original Trolley Crawl, “Screw Cupid,” Celebrates 15 Years of Partying for Chicago’s Fun-Loving Singles This Valentine’s Day

“It all started with a big group of Durkin’s regulars; thirty single chicks, taking over the bar, yelling obscenities about Cupid, love and the men that they pretended not to care about. That’s when I thought, ‘Screw Cupid,’” said Durkin’s Tavern Owner, Greg “Coach” Neal. Today, Bar1 Events celebrates 15 years of the Screw Cupid Trolley Crawl!

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Protein Bar Founder Matt Matros Invites You to the Grand Opening of the Protein Bar Lincoln Park Location!

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Protein Bar Founder Matt Matros Invites You to the Grand Opening of the Protein Bar Lincoln Park Location!

Protein Bar is about to celebrate our entry into the Chicago neighborhoods! Our new Lincoln Park location at 1953 N Clybourn will officially open its doors on Saturday, February 15th. We’re excited to reward the first 100 people through the door with a $500 gift card!! Check out our two pre-opening events and our grand opening!

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