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...

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...

ABC 7 Celebrates Black History Month With News, Programming And Vignettes

By Raymond Ward, Chicago Crusader ABC 7 Chicago celebrates Black History Month with special news reports, programming and vignettes throughout February. A special presentation of...

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,”...

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...

Taste of Thornton Township this weekend

The 15th annual Taste of Thornton Township will once again bring families and friends together and offers something for everyone to enjoy. The event,...

Broadway’s Award Winning Musical Disney’s ‘NEWSIES’

Broadway In Chicago recently announced casting for the Chicago engagement of Disney’s “NEWSIES.” The Tony® Award-winning production has limited engagement performances running now through...

Adler Planetarium first ever Adler After Dark: Family Edition!

The whole family is invited to experience why space is freaking awesome after-hours at the first ever Adler After Dark: Family Edition at the...

Irv Kupcinet meets the Hon. Elijah Muhammad

On Saturday, July 30th at 2:00 p.m. C.R.O. E. (Coalition for the Remembrance of the Hon Elijah Muhammad) will hold a free monthly film...

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...