It was a "Frasier" reunion at the 48th annual Hugo Television Awards at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel on April 19. Cinema/Chicago and the
Emcees Val Warner and Ryan Chiaverini introduced International Film Festival/Hugo founder Michael Kutza. "It was funny thinking back to 1965, when Mr.
The highlight of the evening was the presentation of the lifetime achievement award to
Grammer's brother on the show,
An afterparty followed in the hotel's Filini bar, where Hugo winners celebrated and mingled with guests. Notables seen on the scene included Jeanne Malkin, Pat Perillo, Elysabeth Alfano, Cynthia King, Rich Varnes and Chris Burnham.
Freelance writer Candace Jordan is involved with many local organizations, including some whose events she covers.