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...

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...

4th Annual Musical Arts Institute Gala features vocalist Kevin Whalum

Next Friday evening, October 7, the Musical Arts Institute along with the Board of Directors will host their 4th Annual Gala Benefit Dinner and...

“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...

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...

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...

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...

‘Haymarket: The Anarchist’s Songbook’ musical

The true story of Chicago’s infamous Haymarket massacre comes to life in Underscore Theatre Company’s world premiere musical “Haymarket: The Anarchist’s Songbook,” with book...

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...

Harlem Fine Arts Show returns to Chicago November 16

When the Harlem Fine Arts Show (HFAS) returns to Chicago November 16 – 19, they will host several events to engage established and emerging...