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...

See Gary reflected in mural at Gary Public Library

A collection of larger than life portraits by Felix Maldonado called “Graffiti aHead: Portraits of the Midwest Graffiti/Street Artists” are on display at the...

“Soul on Ice” Tells the Stories of First Black Pro Hockey...

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader They endured racial epithets from fans and opponents, had their ability questioned by the teams they were trying out...

House Music Innovators launch Chosen Few Artist Management

House Music DJ and production collective, the Chosen Few DJs, recently announced the formation of Chosen Few Artist Management, Inc. (CFAM). The agency will...

Percussive Dance from around the world at the Auditorium Theatre

The Auditorium Theatre presents Chicago Rhythm Fest, the culminating performance of Chicago Human Rhythm Project’s two-month, citywide festival STOMPING GROUNDS, on Saturday, June 4,...

Third World Press Foundation celebrates 50 years of continuous publishing

Third World Press Foundation (TWPF) has big plans for its 50th anniversary, themed “Fearlessly Publishing About the Black Experience for 50 Years!” TWPF50 is...

Congratulations to the 2018 ABFF Greenlighters Academy fellows

The American Black Film Festival announced the five students selected as fellows for this year's ABFF Greenlighters Academy. The second annual event, sponsored by Turner, is...

The ‘Wall of Respect’ phenomenon lives again

By Sharon Fountain, Chicago Crusader When a group of artists formed an organization to bring public art to their African American community in 1967, they...

Chicago Multi-Cultural Dance Center Presents “Because We Can” Benefit Performance

Artistic Director Homer Bryant Presents New Works The Chicago Multi-Cultural Dance Center has taken the world by storm with its mega viral Hiplet technique...

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...