MCA Chicago announces three new appointments

Madeleine Grynsztejn, Pritzker Director of the , is pleased to announce the recent staff promotions of Naomi Beckwith to Manilow Senior Curator and Marissa Reyes to Dr. Robert N. Mayer Director...

Lyric Opera of Chicago kicks off new season with Orphée et...

One of opera’s most beautiful masterpieces, Christoph Willibald Gluck’s exquisite drama introduces us to Orpheus, the poet and musician whose every word and note...

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...

McDonald’s 365Black Awards names female honorees

In celebration of the 15th annual McDonald’s® 365Black® Awards, the company will honor celebrities and everyday heroes who make positive contributions to the community....

Local students win big at the annual Illinois High School Musical...

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J., Chicago Crusader In celebration of outstanding achievement in high school musical theater performances, Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce...

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Musicians Strike

“We act to protect the well-being of the Musicians and the Orchestra” After nearly a year of negotiations for a new labor agreement, and with...

A capacity audience at South Shore Cultural Center

It was a full house for singer, J’nai Bridges and the Civic Orchestra of Chicago at the South Shore Cultural Center on Sunday, May...

Shawn Wayans headlines The Improv November 24-26

Shawn Wayans made his acting debut in 1989 in his brother Keenen Ivory Wayans’ feature film “I’m Gonna Get You Sucka.” Immediately following his...

The Art House brings artistic revolution to the city

By Dezimon Alicea, Gary Crusader In 2002, the first pitch was thrown inside of the Gary Railcats Stadium. And since its inception, it has garnered...

ABC 7 Celebrates Black History Month With News, Programming And Vignettes

By Raymond Ward, Chicago Crusader ABC 7 Chicago celebrates Black History Month with special news reports, programming and vignettes throughout February. A special presentation of...