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Veggie Fest Chicago is one of the largest vegetarian food and lifestyle festivals in North America, and it happening in the Chicago suburbs! The two-day festival, which drew record- breaking crowds from around the world last year, will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on August 12...

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“The Chiffon Trenches” is a chronicle of the remarkable life of trailblazing fashion icon Andre Leon Talley as he breaks new ground in an industry rife with racism, prejudice and bias. This is an honest, candid memoir full of vulnerable and authentic reflections on some of the most recent...
Filmmaker Robert Townsend and Maestro Riccardo Muti will be honored at the Chicago West Community Music Center’s (CWCMC) 20th Anniversary Cabaret Gala on June 22 at 6:30 p.m. at the Palmer House Hilton, 17 E. Monroe in Chicago. Townsend, who grew up on the West Side of Chicago, is best...
By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, MSJ Kevin Hart is such a busy comedian and actor, and he’s everywhere in movies lately. The second installment of “Ride Along,” “Ride Along 2,” with “Ice Cube,” who plays James, is just funny enough, as far as I’m concerned, to be entertaining. Hart is engaged to Ice...

“Reclaiming Her Time”

By Helena Andrews-Dyer and R. Eric Thomas “Excuse me. It’s my time to talk.” Ugh, it’s frustrating when someone doesn’t honor your voice or respect your ideas. When it’s your time to speak, they should at least be quiet, and you shouldn’t feel bad for wanting to be heard. Speak up!...
Searchlight Pictures presents “The Personal History of David Copperfield,” opening in limited release on August 28. This film re-imagines Charles Dickens’ classic ode to grit and perseverance through the comedic lens of its award-winning filmmakers— giving the Dickensian tale new life for a cosmopolitan age with a diverse ensemble cast of...
MUSEUM CAMPUS SALUTES VETERANS WITH FREE DAYS, NEW PROGRAMS Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium and Field Museum Offer Free Days for Veterans In honor of Veterans Day, Museum Campus neighbors Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium and Field Museumare sharing ways that veterans can enjoy the institutions free of charge. Later in the week, Shedd Aquarium is also...
By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J. “As an Act of Protest” is a cult favorite from radical artist Dennis Leroy Kangalee. Since 2001 and its world premiere at the American Black Film Festival, the film has screened throughout Europe, but was never picked up for distribution until the Speller Street Film’s...
By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J., Chicago Crusader One of the greatest stories ever told comes to life in the groundbreaking, iconic rock musical that reinvented musical theater for the modern age. With music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice, this global blockbuster tells the story of the...
By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J. “The Gospel According to André” has been described as “the most essential fashion documentary since “Bill Cunningham New York.” I have also seen the latter documentary, which was an amazing tribute to the New York Times photographer who not only was a noted fashion photographer who took photos...