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...

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 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...

3Arts awards 20 Chicago artists with unrestricted cash grants

3Arts, the Chicago-based nonprofit grant making organization, is honored to award 20 Chicago artists with unrestricted grants at the 11th Annual 3Arts Awards Celebration taking place Monday, November 5,...

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...

The art collective, Pigment International, hosts “Art on the Avenue” at...

When PIGMENT-Intl, the artists’ collective, debuts its “curated art experience” “Art on the Avenue” this Thursday, August 16 at “The Club“ at the Chicago Symphony Center it will...

Commissioner Johnson pushes for end of housing discrimination against people with...

Cook County Commissioner Brandon Johnson (D-1) said he will fight to end housing discrimination against people with past arrest records. The legislator made the...

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,...

Adler Planetarium first ever Adler After Dark: Family Edition!

The whole family is invited to experience why space is freaking awesome after-hours at the first ever Adler After Dark: Family Edition at the...