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 Equinox Cycle for Survival to Fight Cancer

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Come out to celebrate the first annual Cycle for Survival race in Chicago! Cycle for Survival began in 2007 by Equinox member Jennifer Goodman Linn, who had been diagnosed with a rare soft-tissue cancer.  She credits her exercise regimen at Equinox gym with helping her get through her battle with cancer. Over the past 3 [...]

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February Free Days at Art Institute Chicago

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I’m goingIn LA recovering from Grammys last nite and got a tweet from my pals at The Art Institute of Chicago about it being free the entire month of February and had to spread the news! Seriously, one of the most world class cultural & art experiences right here in our own backyard- when is [...]

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My Goorin hat secret now in Chicago!

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For years now I have secretly been getting some of my coolest hats from this unique little shop in L.A. called “goorin” every time I happen to be out there- and now everyone can enjoy them because they opened a shop right here in bucktown, chicago!  Speaking of, there is a superfun opening party there [...]

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Illinois Film Office Sponsors Sundance Event & has a reel!

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The major reason why I go to sundance each year, and to other events around the country like the grammys in l.a. this wknd & the superbowl in miami the next, is to make sure our city/state has a presence out when the “best” come together & all the action happens- networking, showing support, reminding [...]

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Sundance Celebrity Party Performers Live!

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If you read my blog post yesterday you know I have much respect for Sundance- to me its probably the most respected independent film festival in the country, featuring not only Oscar winning talent, but complete unknowns that come in each year and blow minds with pure originality (like the 10 I met at event [...]

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Women in Film Chicago 2010 Kick Off Party!

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If you are following me on twitter you know I have been running behind the VIP scenes at Sundance (if not, click here)!  last night for example, I was invited to hear one of “variety magazine’s top 10 directors to watch” ms. floria sigismondi speak about her amazing new film “the runaways” w/ Kristen Stewart [...]

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Chicago Music Awards this Weekend!

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In the 29th year since it’s inception, the Chicago Music Awards has featured and honored some of the most acclaimed artist in the history music, including : Kanye West, Smashing Pumpkins, Lou Rawls, Chaka Khan, Robert Townsend, R Kelly, Jennifer Hudson, Curtis Mayfield, Buddy Guy, The Mighty Dells, Jerry Butler, Oscar Brown Jr., Albertina Walker, [...]

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Chicago Big Brother Jeff Schroeder heading for Amazing Race

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shout out to my new chicago buddy, Big Brother Season 11′s Jeff Schroeder – who was just announced as a contestant on the next Amazing Race…check out story at….http://www.cbs.com/primetime/amazing_race/bio/jordan_and_jeff_16/bio.php?season=16 i also attached a random video clip of us in the kitchen of Rockit Wrigley during the Haiti Fundraiser I hosted with Bachelorette, Jillian Harris last saturday [...]

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A Karaoke Fundraiser to Fight Hunger

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Its tomorrow! And we need you there!  Serious- Its only a $20 donation & I am buying drinks & food from 9-10p, at rockit Wrigley- so stop by and support! I have been talking about helping Haiti & hunger locally on radio & tv all week- see past couple posts- my video of me on [...]

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