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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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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It’s Ladies Night at the Red Door Spas on Michigan Ave!

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It’s Ladies Night at the Red Door Spas on Michigan Ave!

Ladies, go out! Wind, sleet, and snow cannot keep a great Chicago Woman at home. That is, if there is something worth seeing or doing that outweighs the warmth of a fire and perfect glass of red wine. That’s where I come in!

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Meet Artist Jen McNulty – Creator of 3D Photo Mosaics – at Her Solo Exhibit!

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Meet Artist Jen McNulty – Creator of 3D Photo Mosaics – at Her Solo Exhibit!

You’ve seen mosaics. You’ve seen photo mosaics. But have you ever heard of 3D Photo Mosaics? Jen McNulty refers to her recent works as 3D Photo Mosaics, which combine the graphic beauty of photography, the sculptural quality of tiled mosaics, and the visual morphing of traditional two-dimensional photomosaics.

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The Anti-Cruelty Society of Chicago Hosts Martinis and Mutts Event

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The Anti-Cruelty Society of Chicago Hosts Martinis and Mutts Event

With Chiberia coming and going as it pleases, we’re not the only ones who need to bundle up and stay warm! Let’s not forget our furry friends that we snuggle next to over the weekend or when we get that snow day from school and work! They’re happy and warm at your house, but there are many more who aren’t as lucky as your faithful furry friend.

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