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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Kevin Flynn & The Avondale Ramblers – Chicago’s Favorite “Paddy Rock” Band is Giving Away New Single “Back In The Day” FREE All Month!

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Kevin Flynn & The Avondale Ramblers – Chicago’s Favorite “Paddy Rock” Band is Giving Away New Single “Back In The Day” FREE All Month!

St. Patrick’s Day weekend is quickly approaching us, so it’s only fitting that we let you know about one of Chicago’s best (and hardest working!) “Paddy Rock” bands, Kevin Flynn & The Avondale Ramblers, their upcoming Celtic March Madness tour, and a free download of their newest single, “Back in the Day”!

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Culinary Care Celebrates 500 Meals Delivered!

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Culinary Care Celebrates 500 Meals Delivered!

Culinary Care is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization that delivers meals to in-need families & individuals affected by cancer to help provide one less worry during such a difficult time. We started in 2013 and we are now celebrating our 500th meal delivered!

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Columbia College Chicago’s PRSSA takes a 360° approach to Public Relations in Chicago

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Columbia College Chicago’s PRSSA takes a 360° approach to Public Relations in Chicago

As true Chicagoans remaining in “the loop”, staying up to date with the happenings of the city is extremely important. Learn more about an exciting event happening in March ironically named The Loop! It’s a nationally endorsed regional conference coordinated and hosted by Columbia College Chicago’s Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA).

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For Its 40th Anniversary, Northwestern University Dance Marathon Takes on the Fight Against Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

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For Its 40th Anniversary, Northwestern University Dance Marathon Takes on the Fight Against Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

In the past 39 years, Northwestern University Dance Marathon has raised more than $14 million for more than thirty different worthy and important beneficiaries. Now, for the 40th anniversary of the all student led 30-hour dance event, NUDM is taking on the fight against Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, and dancing for Team Joseph.

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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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