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...

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...

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...

McDonald’s 365Black Awards names female honorees

In celebration of the 15th annual McDonald’s® 365Black® Awards, the company will honor celebrities and everyday heroes who make positive contributions to the community....

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...

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...

Congratulations to the 2018 ABFF Greenlighters Academy fellows

The American Black Film Festival announced the five students selected as fellows for this year's ABFF Greenlighters Academy. The second annual event, sponsored by Turner, is...

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,...

‘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...

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...