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...

Explore the science behind sound at final festival

Two of the most innovative and imaginative performances to date will be the highlight of the final Family Saturday Festival of the season at...

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...

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...

ArtBash 2016 Brings Second City to Michigan City

Lubeznik Center for the Arts On July 9, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. (CDT) Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) will host ArtBash 2016, LCA's premier...

Gary for Life “All Things Art” encourages Gary teens

Gary teens had an opportunity this summer to express their creativity in a series of Art workshops, thanks to a crowdfunding campaign, sponsored by...

Chicago’s arts scene is flush with diverse offerings for fall

The Mystery of Edwin Drood Joseph Jefferson Citation Award Winner Darryl Maximilian Robinson returns to Chicago in the Saint Sebastian Players Revival of Rupert Holmes’...

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...

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...

House Music Innovators launch Chosen Few Artist Management

House Music DJ and production collective, the Chosen Few DJs, recently announced the formation of Chosen Few Artist Management, Inc. (CFAM). The agency will...