The Joffrey Ballet opens the holiday season with the newly reimagined...

Following a wildly successful world premiere in December 2016, the Joffrey Ballet will present its newly reimagined holiday classic The Nutcracker by Tony Award®-winning...

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...

2018 Gentle Warrior Awards incorporates Pullman Porters celebrating their legacy and...

As part of Black History Month, the National A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porters Museum recently announced it will honoring the legacy of the men...

“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...

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...

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,...

African American Network of the CSO hosts first event

In recognition of Black History Month, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s recently formed African American Network (AAN) will host a screening of Oscar Micheaux’s 1925...

AFRICAN AMERICAN DESIGNERS IN CHICAGO: ART, COMMERCE AND THE POLITICS OF...

October 27, 2018–March 3, 2019   The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) recently announced its presentation of African American Designers in Chicago: Art, Commerce...

Lyric Opera of Chicago kicks off new season with Orphée et...

One of opera’s most beautiful masterpieces, Christoph Willibald Gluck’s exquisite drama introduces us to Orpheus, the poet and musician whose every word and note...

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...