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...

Adler Planetarium first ever Adler After Dark: Family Edition!

The whole family is invited to experience why space is freaking awesome after-hours at the first ever Adler After Dark: Family Edition at the...

Lyric Opera presents a blockbuster ‘Nabucco’

World of Music By Barbara Wright-Pryor, Chicago Crusader Lyric Opera of Chicago’s current production of Giuseppe Verdi’s opera ‘Nabucco’ opened   Saturday, January 23 before a huge...

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...

The art collective, Pigment International, hosts “Art on the Avenue” at...

When PIGMENT-Intl, the artists’ collective, debuts its “curated art experience” “Art on the Avenue” this Thursday, August 16 at “The Club“ at the Chicago Symphony Center it will...

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...

Chicago’s arts scene is flush with diverse offerings for fall

The Mystery of Edwin Drood Joseph Jefferson Citation Award Winner Darryl Maximilian Robinson returns to Chicago in the Saint Sebastian Players Revival of Rupert Holmes’...

You Can Star In ‘Hamilton’ And Still Fear For Your Life...

Carvens Lissaint, once homeless, now stars in one of the biggest hits in Broadway musical history. It hasn’t insulated him from racism. By Laura Bassett,...

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...

Lyric Opera of Chicago and the Chicago Urban League collaborate for...

Lyric Opera of Chicago and the Chicago Urban League announced details on the second year of their innovative youth program EmpowerYouth! Igniting Creativity through...