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.”...

The Color Purple is back again for those who love this...

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J. Broadway In Chicago and the producers of the Tony Award-winning revival of “The Color Purple,” the truly remarkable musical adapted of...

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...

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,...

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...

Harlem Fine Arts Show returns to Chicago November 16

When the Harlem Fine Arts Show (HFAS) returns to Chicago November 16 – 19, they will host several events to engage established and emerging...

Local students win big at the annual Illinois High School Musical...

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J., Chicago Crusader In celebration of outstanding achievement in high school musical theater performances, Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce...

9th Ward expands Individual Artist Program Grants

Chicago’s professional artists will have more opportunities to bolster their careers while enhancing the Pullman and Roseland communities, thanks to the “Artist’s Mural Program,”...

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...

Summer Intensive program students showcase talents

Deeply Rooted Dance Theater (DRDT) conducts its 20th annual Summer Intensive, themed “Looking to the Youth,” from June 25–July 21 at its home studio,...