Visual Re-Cap: Chicago’s West Side Music Festival

The Chicago Westside Music Festival (WSMF) created an unforgettable summertime music experience on Saturday, August 16th with safe, entertaining family-fun focused atmosphere. Throughout the day, guests experienced a dynamic group “Chicago’s Own” talent which included Terisa Griffin, La Obra, and Aniba Hotep & The Sol Collective, Chas, Charles “Buddy” Love, Tina Jenkins Crawley, Aryk Crowder, Read More …

Photo Re-Cap: Jennifer Hudson at DuSable Museum

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 Read More …

NIELSEN CELEBRATES 90 YEARS OF INNOVATION WITH CHICAGO EVENT

Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy, welcomed more than 400 of Chicago’s business, media, government and community leaders to last night’s celebration of the Company’s 90th anniversary at the River East Art Center. Among those in attendance were Congressman Danny Davis; City Clerk Susana Mendoza; Susan Whiting, Read More …

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

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 Read More …

Scenes from Theater 47’s ‘Imitation of Life’

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. Read More …