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Avoid A Fine, Get Health Insurance Coverage Today

Avoid A Fine, Get Health Insurance Coverage Today

Since the Affordable Care Act (ACA), better known as Obama Care, was signed into law, it has been met with its fair share of praise and criticism. Those for and against, both make some valid claims, and each side has expressed very compelling arguments to support their respective positions. And while the drafting, passing, and...Read more
"Starving Artists" Don't Have To Skimp On Health Care, Anymore

“Starving Artists” Don’t Have To Skimp On Health Care, Anymore

Many freelancers, artists, entrepreneurs and those with non-traditional employment often experience volatile incomes. One minute things look great with that new order you just received, then months later you’re eating beans out of a can (for breakfast, lunch and dinner), wondering when the tides will change. Or another familiar scenario, especially for newer endeavors, is,...Read more
Lollapalooza 2014

Lollapalooza 2014

This Summer, Lollapalooza celebrated its 10 year anniversary, gracing Chicago’s Grant Park with some of the world’s best musicians. If you’ve ever been, you know that Lollapalooza is a 3-day, monster festival that requires attendees to have boundless energy, stamina and mostly, a sense of humor. The sense of humor is to deal with the...Read more
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Janelle Monáe is the Electric Lady

Janelle Monáe is the Electric Lady

You may have walked the Tightrope with her or sang along w/her, but how many can say they danced with her?   Thanks to CoverGirl and Atlantic Records, Janelle Monáe put on a private show for some of Chicago’s most Hip.Artistic.Stylish. socialites. After appearing on stage and sharing details about her newest album, “The Electric...Read more
Add A Little Light to Your Life with Avery*Sunshine

Add A Little Light to Your Life with Avery*Sunshine

The moment Avery*Sunshine takes the stage you immediately feel like you’re reconnecting with a long-lost friend. Her ability to connect with a large audience as if she were having a one-on-one conversation with each person attests to her authenticity. Her voice is so strong, powerful, clear and crisp, that you wonder if the microphone is...Read more
Here's to you, You + YOU!

Here’s to you, You + YOU!

Thank you for your support through the years…here’s to many more!
Hip-Hop + High Fashion: Nothing New

Hip-Hop + High Fashion: Nothing New

  Recently, it was asked, “What’s with all these rappers wearing and talking about high fashion these days?” But if you’re a true scholar of the rap game (aside from the hip-hop v. rap debate), you know that fashion has always been a huge element. Whether having to wear the “same damn ‘Lo sweater,” (as...Read more

The Evolution of the Major Label Recording Deal

Many artists have been going the independent route for quite some time and even more so now than ever before. But there are still many who are looking to ink deals with the majors. Of course there are benefits to both, but what really happens once the labels get a hold of you? Despite the...Read more

Recording Artist + Youth Mentor Psalm One Needs Your Help

Fresh off her 9-city tour with the ASCAP Songwriter Residency– a 3-day program that partners artists with America SCORES, an after school program in under served areas– Psalm One is back in her hometown of Chicago to continue her mission of mentoring students. During the three days, the artists spend two mentoring and writing a...Read more

Don’t Let Fear Rule Your Life

St. Alfred: Don’t Let Fear Rule Your Life! from Nick Brazinsky on Vimeo. Chicago boutique and cultural haven, St. Alfred, presents the photo exhibition, Don’t Let Fear Rule Your Life. The exhibit runs from April 16 – April 22 at Johala Projects gallery, 1561 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL. The exhibit features the works of...Read more