Legendary actress Cicely Tyson to be honored during DuSable...

Legendary Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress Cicely Tyson will join two individuals, who have made outstanding contributions to society through career and civic engagement,...

TWPF 50th Anniversary Features Writers, Poets, Entertainment

Third World Press Foundation (TWPF) kicks off a week long 50th anniversary celebration on Saturday, September 30, that will culminate with a gala featuring...

Art Design Chicago presents Celebrating South Side Stories

Celebrating South Side Stories, a daylong multi-venue event for all ages featuring art, music, film and food, is the latest in a series of...

More problems for Ebony as CEO steps down again

Linda Johnson Rice leaves company again as magazine misses a payment to writers Crusader Staff Report Ebony Media CEO Linda Johnson Rice has exited the iconic,...

Two Days of Blues and BBQ at the Broad Street Blues...

Griffith Central Park will transform into a two-day blues festival with twelve top-name blues bands nationwide on July 2 and 3. The festival will...

Lyric Opera of Chicago
 presents 
Rising Stars in Concert

The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center at Lyric Opera of Chicago will present its annual Rising Stars in Concert program on...

A Duke, a Count and a farewell to a Queen

By Erick Johnson All hail the Queen! She was given the crown of this column 17 years ago and during her magnificent reign, the Chicago Crusader’s...

Lyric Opera presents a blockbuster ‘Nabucco’

World of Music By Barbara Wright-Pryor, Chicago Crusader Lyric Opera of Chicago’s current production of Giuseppe Verdi’s opera ‘Nabucco’ opened   Saturday, January 23 before a huge...

Gary for Life “All Things Art” encourages Gary teens

Gary teens had an opportunity this summer to express their creativity in a series of Art workshops, thanks to a crowdfunding campaign, sponsored by...

Pullman Attracting New Talent as Well as New Investment

CMAP’s Joe Szabo and National Park Service Pro join Historic Pullman Efforts – Chicago -- (February 12, 2020) -- While new housing, businesses and investments...