N’The Loop June 28 |Corey Barksdale Performing at 29th Chicago Gospel Music Fest

Corey Barksdale is an anointed and gifted singer, songwriter, artist and philanthropist, whose faith in God and transparency keeps him grounded. His tremendous vocal talent and versatile songwriting abilities have granted him opportunities to share his music on several platforms. A native of Chicago, IL, singing and songwriting quickly became a constant early on in 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 …

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 …

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 …

Marcus Norris: A New Musical Talent In Our Midst

  The Windy City is about to see the launching of a seriously talented young brother in Marcus Norris, who is openly publicizing his senior recital this Friday, April 18 and inviting all of Chicago to attend to hear his music for free! Scheduled to graduate May 18 from Columbia College with a Bachelor of 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 …

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 …

Happy Birthday Dr. King ! | King Holiday Events Listings

  PUSH Excel 24th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Breakfast January 20, 2014 8:00 a.m. Hyatt Regency Chicago Grand Ballroom 151 East Wacker Drive Price:  $125 per ticket Contact Michelle Chambers at 773-256-2762 for additional information and sponsorship opportunities. Too Hot to Handel: The Jazz-Gospel Messiah 2014 Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University Read More …

SOJOURN: Renaissance Society 2013 Gala and Art Auction

                        Date: Saturday, September 7, 2013 Time: 6:30 p.m. – Midnight Place: Block 37 108 N. State Street, 3rd Floor Event activities: Cocktails, dinner, welcome to Solveig Øvstebø, live and silent auctions of cutting-edge art and luxury trips, experiences and goods Preview: Art auction Read More …

POLISHED PEBBLES FUNDRAISER HIGHLIGHTS GREAT WORKS OF WOMEN AND BUSINESSES THAT MAKE CHICAGO A BRIGHTER PLACE FOR YOUTH

                      On June 20th, Polished Pebbles Girls Mentoring program “partied with a purpose” at the organization’s annual fundraiser at The Wild Hare. Established to provide girls (7 -17 yrs. old) with the opportunity of learning the vital life skill of effective communication, the Polished Pebbles Read More …