Antique African Art At The International Fair

By Nicole Rhoden The upcoming 16th Annual International Art & Antiques Fair at Chicago’s Merchandise Mart from April 26-29 features exhibitors from around the world, showcasing art, antiques and jewelry from B.C. to the 20th Century. Taking a place of prominence at the Fair along side works by artists like Vincent Van Gogh, Salvador Dali Read More …

Don’t Kill My Chance! … I Want To Be a Doctor

                  DON’T KILL HER CHANCE. Doesn’t she DESERVE the chance to live and accomplish her dreams? STOP THE VIOLENCE. Raise PEACE.                     The pleasures of life reside in a child’s eyes and their infectious smile. Children, though young Read More …

Don’t Kill My Chance: DREAM

  The Wonder Woman dreams have a way of tossing and turning themselves around and the times make requirements that we dream real dreams for example i wanted to be a sweet inspiration in my dreams of my people but the time require that i give myself willingly and become a wonder woman -Nikki Giovanni Read More …

Art Activism with Jewelry Designer Oneka Ijeoma

“Success is a progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal.” – Earl Nightingale Nigerian jewelry designer, Oneka Ijeoma, owner and CEO of King Onye Label located at 707 W. Armitage, is an artist entrepreneur with a heart for activism. With her campaign, Speak Progress, the political science and sociology graduate combined her skill of Read More …

Remembering Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert was a prince of a guy.  He was absolutely delightful and insightful. A brilliant writer and beautiful soul was he. He literally took movie review and made it unto itself an art form.  He took it to a new height, absolutely another level.  His thumbs up was legendary and made or broke a Read More …

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Artistic Director Robert Battle

Executive Director of the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, Brett Batterson, welcomes world renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Chicago for an unprecedented 10 performances, March 8 – 17. Robert Battle returns for his second year as Artistic Director to lead one of the most popular dance companies through a 21-city tour, continuing to Read More …