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...

Fort Wayne Museum of art to award more than 750 students

The Fort Wayne Museum of Art announced the regional recipients for the 2018 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. The winners include 753 students from...

Venues across the area celebrate the Black experience

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J., Chicago Crusader The Gift Theatre launched its 17th season with the world premiere of Stacy Amma Osei-Kuffour’s haunting and often-humorous...

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...

An Unconventional One-Day Art Exhibit Comes to Chicago’s South Loop

On December 2, 2017, from 8 p.m. – 11 p.m. at the workVAULT, located at 1420 South Michigan Avenue, five artists from around the...

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...

Shawn Wayans headlines The Improv November 24-26

Shawn Wayans made his acting debut in 1989 in his brother Keenen Ivory Wayans’ feature film “I’m Gonna Get You Sucka.” Immediately following his...

‘Everything Changes’ by 6Degrees Composers concert

6Degrees Composers recently announced plans for the concert, “Everything Changes,” which will be an afternoon of music with a wide range of colors and...

Harlem Fine Arts Show at the state-of-the-art Malcom X College

The Harlem Fine Arts Show (HFAS) opens to the public this weekend at the state-of-the-art $251M Malcom X College (MXC), for its four-day traveling...

Magazine focuses on Chicago’s unapologetically Black arts scene

The Harlem Fine Arts Show (HFAS) recently released its 2017 Harlem Fine Arts Show Magazine - Chicago Edition. Patricia Andrews-Keenan, president of the Tallulah...