Chicago’s August Wilson Celebration

   By David Smallwood In an unprecedented community event ranging    from the Pullman Historic District to Evanston,  more than 20 Chicago theaters, schools and  organizations have combined to present The August Wilson Celebration from March 9 through April 18. This is an extensive exploration of the enduring impact of the work of the Tony Read More …

The Soulful Vocal Talents of Michael Avery

By Charlie Ainslie (N’DIGO Editor David Smallwood contributed to this story.) Chicago-based singer Michael Avery can’t remember the moment he wanted to become a professional musician. “It’s all I’ve ever known, I don’t know what I would do if I didn’t sing,” he says. “I could take a break for a minute, but I would Read More …

20 Years of DuSable Museum’s “Night of 100 Stars”!

On Saturday, March 28, 2015, the DuSable Museum of African-American History will celebrate the 20th Anniversary of one of Chicago’s most popular social events – the A Night Of 100 Stars Gala. This black-tie event, which is known for its lavish food and drink buffets, world-class entertainment, and impressive awards presentation, will take place from Read More …

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 …

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 …

Let Mavis “Take You There!”

                                                          The performance list for this incredible evening of entertainment just keeps growing, so much so that it’s got to be an all-night thang next Wednesday, November Read More …

The State of Illinois Has A New Governor

The State of Illinois has a new Governor. Republican Bruce Rauner won 
with 51 percent of the vote. Incumbent Governor Pat Quinn lost with 46
percent of the vote. Rauner accepted victory on election night before
Quinn conceded the next day. Here are 12 reasons why Rauner won and is the new Governor, and for the sake Read More …