28th Annual African Festival of the Arts and other events

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J., Chicago Crusader Africa International House USA, Inc., has confirmed that lyricist, singer, musician, producer, poet, and songwriter Wyclef Jean (also...

Garden Party & Concert Fundraiser with Mae Ya

Bronzeville native Mae Ya Carter Ryan is a child prodigy who just received a nearly full scholarship to the Interlochen Arts Academy in Interlochen,...

New block of seats on sale August 29, 2017

Producer Jeffrey Seller and Broadway In Chicago announced today that a new 16 week block of tickets for HAMILTON at The PrivateBank Theatre (18 W. Monroe) will go on-sale Tuesday,...

Razzmatazz Chicago celebrates its 2nd anniversary

Razzmatazz is Chicago's most exciting family entertainment center and they are celebrating with a FREE event for everyone on Sunday, Aug 27. Razzmatazz has some...

The arts and healthcare collaborate for a senior event

Come enjoy a new collaboration of the Arts and Healthcare. On Wednesday, August 23, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. put on your...

Join the 9th Ward’s “Back to School Picnic and Health Fair”

As the 2017 summer winds down, the 9th Ward will be getting students and their parents   prepared for the new school year at its...

16th Annual Taste of Thornton Township Aug 19

Thornton Township will host its 16th Annual Taste of Thornton Township from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19. The event, located at...

55th Annual Englewood Back to School Parade Returns! 

On Saturday, August 19, 2017 thousands of residents will celebrate the 55th Annual Englewood Back to School Parade. It’s the second oldest African American...

Purdue Northwest co-hosting NW Indiana STAND DOWN event Aug 18 for...

As part of a national initiative to help local military personnel, veterans and their families gain valuable services, Purdue University Northwest is co-sponsoring the...

INDOT Asks Motorists to Prepare for August 21 Solar Eclipse

Indiana Department of Transportation officials urge motorists to plan for traffic congestion expected to occur in southern Indiana before and after the total solar...