Third World Press Foundation celebrates 50 years of continuous publishing

Third World Press Foundation (TWPF) has big plans for its 50th anniversary, themed “Fearlessly Publishing About the Black Experience for 50 Years!” TWPF50 is...

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...

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,”...

“Soul on Ice” Tells the Stories of First Black Pro Hockey...

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader They endured racial epithets from fans and opponents, had their ability questioned by the teams they were trying out...

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...

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...

Lyric Opera of Chicago
 presents 
Rising Stars in Concert

The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center at Lyric Opera of Chicago will present its annual Rising Stars in Concert program on...

Chicago Children’s Theatre breaks ground

A Chicago Children’s Theatre class in session. Chicago Children’s Theatre, the city’s largest professional theater company devoted exclusively to children and young families, officially broke...

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,...

Two Days of Blues and BBQ at the Broad Street Blues...

Griffith Central Park will transform into a two-day blues festival with twelve top-name blues bands nationwide on July 2 and 3. The festival will...