Creative Genius Law announces the 2017 artists for Inaugural “We’ll Work...

Leading law firm for innovators, Creative Genius Law (CGL) selected three emerging Chicago artists as recipients for their inaugural We’ll Work for Art program....

TWPF 50th Anniversary Features Writers, Poets, Entertainment

Third World Press Foundation (TWPF) kicks off a week long 50th anniversary celebration on Saturday, September 30, that will culminate with a gala featuring...

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,...

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...

A Black music historian leaves on a high note

Dr. Samuel A Floyd, Jr., the man who established the Center for Black Music Research (CBMR) at Columbia College in Chicago, which ultimately lead...

3Arts awards 20 Chicago artists with unrestricted cash grants

3Arts, the Chicago-based nonprofit grant making organization, is honored to award 20 Chicago artists with unrestricted grants at the 11th Annual 3Arts Awards Celebration taking place Monday, November 5,...

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...

Gary Public Library to unveil mural June 16

The public is invited to attend the unveiling of the Gary Public Library’s mural on Saturday, June 16 at 10am at the Gary Public...

The NRA Show Is Food, Vendors and Fun

By Bonnie DeShong I know what some of you are thinking, “Bonnie went to a NRA show? I didn’t know she was into fire power.”...