N’ The Loop: Chicago West Side Music Festival

The Chicago Westside Music Festival is back! August 16th, 12-8pm presented by BMO Harris. This FREE musical mash-up features ’90s R&B throwback sounds from 112 & Brownstone, paired with a hot list of Chicago artists! Families will have a blast with the Radio Disney presentation at 1pm, the Chicago Park District’s “Kids Zone” from 12-4pm, Read More …

Top Chicago Young Professionals Auxiliary Celebrates its 31st Anniversary

                                                                Young professionals auxiliary, the Metropolitan Board of the Chicago Urban League (MetroBoard) will celebrate its 31st anniversary with a weekend full of events Read More …

3x Brain Tumor Survivor, Chicago Actress/Singer Donica Lynn’s “Today’s A Good Day” Concert Pays Tribute to Cancer Warriors

Chicago actress and vocalist, Donica Lynn (Chicago Opera House: Duke Ellington’s Queenie Pie), will hold her bi-annual, “Today’s A Good Day” tribute concert on Monday, June 9th at the Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport Ave., with doors opening at 7:30 pm. The “Today’s A Good Day” concert pays tribute and lends an understanding heart and song to all those affected, in any way, Read More …

The C.H.A.M.P. Community Project Tees–Off with Celebrities: To Support Empowerment and Educational Programs for At-Risk Teens

                      The C.H.A.M.P. Community Project will host its First Celebrity Pro Am Golf Outing on Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 at Old Orchard Country Club in Mt. Prospect, IL. The proceeds from the event will support the mental and emotional education programs, namely The C.H.A.M.P. Within Read More …

Chi Anti Vi: Youth-Driven Initiative Acts on Solutions to Decrease Violence

“From Apathy To Action” is their tagline. Their movement is to approach community ills and violence with active solutions. The slice of hope buried in their pupils barely seep through the thick of fear and worry. And their hearts, their hearts fight to be positive and move beyond the violence and sorrow that plagues their Read More …

DANCE CENTER’S 40TH SEASON CONCLUDES WITH CO-COMMISSIONED MOSES(ES) BY REGGIE WILSON/FIST & HEEL PERFORMANCE GROUP APRIL 3–5

Representing 40 years of commitment to presenting important contemporary dance artists and developing new work, The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago presents Reggie Wilson and his company Fist & Heel Performance Group in a work co-commissioned by The Dance Center. Performances are April 3–5, 2014 at The Dance Center, 1306 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. Read More …

Metropolitan Board of the Chicago Urban League: MBoutique

The Metropolitan Board of the Chicago Urban League gears up for MBoutique, a signature event dedicated to uplifting Chicagoland youth by providing prom essentials to high school young women. Every year dozens of high school girls participate in MBoutique, providing them the opportunity to receive all of their prom essentials under one roof for free. Read More …

B-Real: A Look Inside Urban Movements

Expanding and elaborating on its presentation of hip-hop artists in February 2014, The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago, partnering with the college’s School of Fine and Performing Arts and Radio Department, continues its 40th season with “B-Real: A Look Inside Urban Movements,” a convergence of local, national and international hip hop and house dance Read More …

Chicago Artist Frankie Parker Album Release

  Raw. Real. Unadulterated. Chicagoan Frankie Parker delivers it all in the release of her anticipated debut album, “Breezy.” Fans of the soulful vocalist  and  songwriter have been stepping to her latest single, Peace, Love and Wine currently in rotation on Chicago’s 102.7 WVAZ. “Breezy”  is set to tell stories of the good, bad, and Read More …