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 …

Millennium Park 10th Anniversary Summer Celebration

    When Millennium Park opened on July 16, 2004, it transformed an industrial wasteland into Chicago’s showplace for cutting-edge art, architecture, landscape design, music and more. Today, the 24.5-acre park is Chicago’s second-largest tourist attraction – and the City will mark its 10th anniversary throughout the summer. The Millennium Park 10th Anniversary Summer Celebration Read More …

Advanced Screening | How To Train Your Dragon 2

You’re invited to an advance screening of the new 20th Century Fox film, HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2. Enter for a chance to win passes to the screening by visiting: www.gofobo.com/RSVP and enter code NDGO8JU1.   How To Train Your Dragon 2 Tuesday, June 10th , 2014 AMC River East 21 7:30PM Synopsis: It’s Read More …

Six Vision Board Tips for Entrepreneurs

“Sisters in success” and serial entrepreneurs Peytyn Willborn and Nikki Burnett have had their fair share of triumphs. From humble beginnings in housing projects, divorce and alleged racial discrimination,  these women’s upward trajectory proves that their resilience is unshakable. Earlier this month, the savvy business women shared their secret to success: vision boards. The age Read More …

Chicago Party Band, Sweet Diezel Jenkins, Live at The Shrine

Chicago based Party band, Sweet Diezel Jenkins, will hit the stage of The Shrine on May 29th, 2014.  The mash-up, cover band is known for taking popular Pop, Rock, R&B, and Hip-Hop songs, and mashing them up to create arrangements that everyone can enjoy, dance to, and will be doing just that when they take Read More …

Good Crop of Spring Books

A couple of Chicago books, an African-based sci-fi/fantasy, and an inspirational self-helper for entrepreneurs on your bedside table for some nightly reading will help you percolate from a long rough winter. Exploring Chicago Blues: Inside the Scene, Past and Present By Rosalind Cummings-Yeates 128 pages The History Press (April 8, 2014) Blues history is steeped Read More …

Allison Semmes – Promising Chicago Talent Takes the Lead in “Motown The Musical”

It has been three – four years since Hyde Park native actress/singer, Allison Semmes, has been back home in Chicago. Now she’s having a great homecoming celebration, returning in a way that’s mind blowing to her. She’s starring as legendary singer Diana Ross in the national tour of “Motown The Musical” at Chicago’s Oriental Theatre. Read More …

Black Ensemble Theater: One Hit Wonders Now Showing

Black Ensemble Theater Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor announces the world premiere musical One Hit Wonders by Black Ensemble Theater Associate Director Rueben D. Echoles in collaboration with Dawn Bless, directed by Black Ensemble Associate Director Daryl D. Brooks. One Hit Wonders will be presented at the Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark 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 …

Brick Mansions starring Paul Walker and RZA Movie Screening!

SYNOPSIS In a dystopian Detroit, abandoned brick mansions left from better times now house only the most dangerous criminals. Unable to control the crime, the police constructed a colossal containment wall around this area to protect the rest of the city. For undercover cop Damien Collier (Paul Walker) every day is a battle against corruption. Read More …