Summer Intensive program students showcase talents

Deeply Rooted Dance Theater (DRDT) conducts its 20th annual Summer Intensive, themed “Looking to the Youth,” from June 25–July 21 at its home studio,...

A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter labor movement museum to celebrate its...

The year 2020 marks a milestone in the life of the National A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter (NAPRPP) Museum AKA the Pullman Porter Museum...

The NRA Show Is Food, Vendors and Fun

By Bonnie DeShong I know what some of you are thinking, “Bonnie went to a NRA show? I didn’t know she was into fire power.”...

ArtHouse calls all artists to create inspiring public art

Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson The ArtHouse: A Social Kitchen in downtown Gary seeks qualified artist to complete a Public Art project that is to be catalyst...

SPEAK OUT

Pegasus Theatre stands in unity with those grieving the tragic loss of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless, nameless other Black lives...

Community Calls For Agreement on Obama Library

By Lee Edwards, Chicago Crusader The auditorium of the Hyde Park Academy High School was nearly filled to capacity with neighborhood residents eager to learn...

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...

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...

Easter Sunday Streaming Event: Harry Lennix talks about his soulful ‘Revival!’...

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J. In the film “Revival!,” Chicago native and renowned actor Harry Lennix brings the story of Jesus Christ’s crucifixion and resurrection...

LaBelle’s pie not as good as locals’

Soul singer’s sweet potato pie ranked last among the best in taste test Maybe it was the pie crust. Or perhaps the spices were too...