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Chicago native Jennifer Hudson perfomed at the DuSable Museum annual Black History Month Celebration

Photo Re-Cap: Jennifer Hudson at DuSable Museum

Posted March 4, 2014 by Web Editor

Photos by Cindy Barrymore Chicago superstar Jennifer Hudson and the Oakdale Covenant Church’s Children Choir, under the direction of TJ Smith, performed at the DuSable Museum of African American History in honor of Black History Month. Some folks came in late during JHud’s set and she jokingly called them out on it. Darryll King and […]

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Scenes from Theater 47′s ‘Imitation of Life’

Posted February 15, 2013 by A.J. Linton

AMAZING! THOUGHT-PROVOKING! MOVING! Are all words to describe the feeling after seeing Director John Ruffin Jr. and Theatre 47′s stage play adaptation of “Imitation of Life”. With a cast of rising stars in entertainment, the actors, actresses, singers and dancers delivered a stellar performance. Imitation of Life is a powerful story of race, rebellion, acceptance and business. […]

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Goodman Theatre’s “Pullman Porter Blues” Open Now!

Posted August 26, 2013 by Web Editor

This rollicking, music-fueled trip back in time takes us into the luxurious Pullman trains of the 1930s, where the hidden lives of African American porters emerge to take center stage and classic Blues favorites—including “Sweet Home Chicago”—come to life. It’s June of 1937, and the Panama Limited Pullman Train is speeding from Chicago to New […]

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