All Aboard!

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader The gift bags with samples of Popacorn popcorn were ready. Soul music from the Isley Brothers blared from speakers. All...

HSI to host 2017 Blues/Jazz with Pizzazz Café

Habilitative Systems Inc., an impactful social service agency headquartered on Chicago’s West Side, will present its annual, “Blues/Jazz with Pizzazz Café,” Monday, August 28,...

Chicago Children’s Theatre breaks ground

A Chicago Children’s Theatre class in session. Chicago Children’s Theatre, the city’s largest professional theater company devoted exclusively to children and young families, officially broke...

9th Ward expands Individual Artist Program Grants

Chicago’s professional artists will have more opportunities to bolster their careers while enhancing the Pullman and Roseland communities, thanks to the “Artist’s Mural Program,”...

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...

Harlem Fine Arts Show at the state-of-the-art Malcom X College

The Harlem Fine Arts Show (HFAS) opens to the public this weekend at the state-of-the-art $251M Malcom X College (MXC), for its four-day traveling...

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...

Fort Wayne Museum of art to award more than 750 students

The Fort Wayne Museum of Art announced the regional recipients for the 2018 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. The winners include 753 students from...

Chicago Sinfonietta presents its annual MLK Tribute Concerts

Led by two Project Inclusion Freeman Fellowship Graduates, Chicago Sinfonietta’s annual concert honoring the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. returns to the stage...

Taste of Thornton Township this weekend

The 15th annual Taste of Thornton Township will once again bring families and friends together and offers something for everyone to enjoy. The event,...