The Shrine Celebrates Hip Hop Legends

By Farrah Turenne Good things come in threes and within less than a month, The Shrine entertainment venue at 2109 South Wabash will have presented concerts by three legends from the Golden Age of Hip Hop – Kool G Rap on December 19; Talib Kweli on December 23; and KRS-One this coming Friday, January 16. Read More …

11-Year-Old Brings Christmas to Englewood and Arkansas

By Chinta Strausberg Just days before Christmas, 11-year-old Samuel Love brought his entire Beasley Academic Center school to the 87th Street Studio Movie Grill Chatham Theater, which has partnered with the youth leader for his third annual disaster relief Christmas toy drive. Sam’s movie day was Tuesday, December 16, at the theater located at 210 Read More …

Crochet Creations Featured At One Of A Kind Show

By Kayla Ducklo “Do not challenge a woman from the West Side of Chicago!” Mona Muhammad recalls the exact moment she dusted off her long forgotten crochet needles to prove to a friend that she really could crochet – even though she hadn’t crocheted in 20 years. Muhammad’s mother Clearetta taught her at a very Read More …

“America’s Got Talent” is Looking For You!

NBC’s No. 1 summer reality series “America’s Got Talent” has begun its nationwide search for season-10 acts! The next stop for auditions are Chicago (Jan. 24th & 25th), St Louis (Jan 26th) San Antonio (Jan 29th) Tacoma, WA (Feb 9th) Boise (Feb 10th) Las Vegas (Feb 12th) Los Angeles (Feb 14th & 15th) For updates, Read More …

Win Tickets to ‘Top Five’ Screening

SYNOPSIS: Pulsing with the rhythm of his greatest stand-up, Chris Rock’s TOP FIVE takes things to the next level, reveling in the high and the low, and blending a star-studded comedic romp with an irresistible romance. TOP FIVE digs under the surface of show business, politics, rap, and the exigencies of being black and famous Read More …

Young Women’s Leadership Charter School Hosts Open Houses

WHAT: Young Women’s Leadership Charter School, Chicago’s only all-girls public high school located in Bronzeville, will host an Open House on Saturday, December 6 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m for prospective families and students for the 2015-16 school year. We invite families to join us to learn more about the school’s strong college-prep academic Read More …