A Duke, a Count and a farewell to a Queen

By Erick Johnson All hail the Queen! She was given the crown of this column 17 years ago and during her magnificent reign, the Chicago Crusader’s...

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...

Community Calls For Agreement on Obama Library

By Lee Edwards, Chicago Crusader The auditorium of the Hyde Park Academy High School was nearly filled to capacity with neighborhood residents eager to learn...

3Arts awards 20 Chicago artists with unrestricted cash grants

3Arts, the Chicago-based nonprofit grant making organization, is honored to award 20 Chicago artists with unrestricted grants at the 11th Annual 3Arts Awards Celebration taking place Monday, November 5,...

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...

Legendary actress Cicely Tyson to be honored during DuSable...

Legendary Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress Cicely Tyson will join two individuals, who have made outstanding contributions to society through career and civic engagement,...

MCA Chicago announces three new appointments

Madeleine Grynsztejn, Pritzker Director of the , is pleased to announce the recent staff promotions of Naomi Beckwith to Manilow Senior Curator and Marissa Reyes to Dr. Robert N. Mayer Director...

Celebrate the 3rd Annual Chicago Poetry Block Party

On Saturday, July 28, the Poetry Foundation, Crescendo Literary, and the Austin Town Hall will host the 3rd annual Chicago Poetry Block Party. Between...

The art collective, Pigment International, hosts “Art on the Avenue” at...

When PIGMENT-Intl, the artists’ collective, debuts its “curated art experience” “Art on the Avenue” this Thursday, August 16 at “The Club“ at the Chicago Symphony Center it will...

‘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...