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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Kidd Russell : Chicago Talent Pick of Week!

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While i was a guest on WGN 720Am Radio this weekend (click here for podcast), I was excited to hear all the interest in the way this blog has been highlighting new Chicago talent offering them a shot at much needed exposure… and just wanted to thank all of you who have made all the suggestions [...]

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Hip Hop Allstars in "The Chicago Vault"

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As everyone knows, Chicago’s Hip-Hop talent, like Common, Kanye West, Twista, cool kids, rhymefest, kid sister, lupe fiasco,.. are all celebrated as world class! And I am sure as they will tell you, it all starts with our support on a grassroots level.  So today, giving a shout out to one of the biggest supporters [...]

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Urban Indigenous Presents "Code of Ethnics"

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Thanks to some interesting artistic friends that follow me on twitter, and their persistence (which is a good thing!), I’m giving a shout out today to “urban indigenous!”  Omg, this video is ridiculous I know. But Seriously folks, that is what this blog and I am all about, sharing, celebrating and showing off Chicago passion [...]

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My Make A Wish Friend – Syd Rocks!

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If follow me on twitter you know I’ve been searching the best of Napa wineries over the weekend looking for new inspirations and discoveries in wine (and food!) to bring home and maybe incorporate not only into our venues like Rockit and Sunda, but also for future possible wine concepts. As you can tell from [...]

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Chicagoans Support Artist Jesse Palter Live

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Thank you all for sending me great chicago talent to feature & support, keep em coming! The latest of talents was into’ed to me by several people that follow me on twitter, a friend that works for Oprah, and from a handful of raving comments made on my facebook fan page, and so I’m sharing [...]

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Chicago March Madness Celebration!

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After my buddy, Bachelorette Jillian Harris, and I had such a successful fundraiser for Haiti a couple months ago – she brought the newest event that she’s hosting to me and I’m more than happy to help out! Thursday, March 18th come out to Rockit Wrigley for this March Madness Kickoff Celebration and to Score [...]

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"TRUST" at Lookingglass Theatre, Directed by David Schwimmer & Heidi Stillman

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As you might know, I have been a huge fan and supporter of art and theatre in chicago, all my life.  If ever asked me what my favorite play was, I would have told you it was hands down “race. How blacks and whites feel about the American obsession.”  Now, it may have tied with [...]

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My Chicago/New Orleans Revelation

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I used to write a column in “today’s chicago woman” about chicago entertainment, nightlife, culture, art,… similar to what I do on this blog I guess (but in a glossy magazine with an editor)…. And after being in new orleans for the last 24hours, I thought of one of my favorite articles I wrote post-katrina [...]

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UNICEF "World Water Week" Tap Project Kickoff in Chicago

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I was flipping thru channels last night and saw jessica biel on cnn w/ larry king talking about how millions of children around the world don’t have access to clean water, and thought about how when I was in 3rd grade at st clements, a speaker came in to teach us the same, and passed [...]

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Billy Dec Eating Human Breast Milk Cheese on NBC's Today Show with Kathie Lee & Hoda

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if following me on twitter you probably saw all the behind the scenes pic of our sunda chef Rodelio on the today show doing a cooking segment- well after me and rod were wandering into Kathy lee and hoda set- and I heard “is someone hungry” so knowing me I raise my hand- to find [...]

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