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...

African-American women – against all odds

By Stephanie E. Wilson-Coleman Recently, Rev. Michael Beckwith, Agape International Spiritual Center, said every problem is afraid of our potential because as we raise our...

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...

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...

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...

Explore the science behind sound at final festival

Two of the most innovative and imaginative performances to date will be the highlight of the final Family Saturday Festival of the season at...

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...

The 2nd Annual ‘Because We Can’ Benefit Performance

Ballet Disruptor, Homer Hans Bryant, Presents New Works to Raise Funds to Support the Next Generation of Dance Excellence Chicago Multi-Cultural Dance Center continues to...

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...

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...