N’Terior: Balancing Your Bedroom with Feng Shui

I’m sure you’ve heard the term feng shui (pronounced fung shway) before, but do you actually know what it means? Feng shui is an ancient Chinese art that reveals how to balance the energy in a space, making it healthier and more fortunate. Literally feng shui translates to “wind water”, two of the elements that 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 …

Love Cork Screw: Wine For The Whimsical

An Event Within A Bottle   “Give me coffee for the things I can change and wine for those that I can’t.” I lifted this from a social media posting a few weeks back and my goodness, it just resonates with life so well! With wine being a male-dominated industry but a female’s social and Read More …

Willie Winters, Jr.: The Fourth “Blue Man”

Willie Winters Knows The Blues, Man! By Matthew Keeshin Troupe carpenter has to maintain banana shooters and drumbones Many famous characters have walked between the skyscrapers and neighborhoods in the diverse communities that make up Chicago. Perhaps some of the most innovative are the spectacle that is Blue Man Group. Performances around the world by Read More …

Black United Fund: Record of Contribution Speaks Volumes

In recent weeks, we have watched as the Sun-Times commits character assassination against highly respected people in the most cunning ways. Bottom line, the front page “Thug in Quinn anti-violence program accused in teen’s murder” article only aids an elected official like David Reis, to put forth House Bill 6011 to “halt any remaining Fiscal Read More …

Acts of Love introduces the “Family Literacy Academy” at Beidler Elementary School on Chicago’s West Side

[dropcap]”C[/dropcap]an I keep these books?” This turned out to be the most asked question during  William Hall’s visit to Memphis, TN. during the Acts of Love “Love Young People” book tour throughout the summer. More than just having access to books, the shock was being able to call these books their own, to have forever Read More …

Win Passes to see “Draft Day” before it hits Theaters!

  Synopsis: On the day of the NFL Draft, general manager Sonny Weaver (Kevin Costner) has the opportunity to save football in Cleveland when he traders for the number one pick. He must quickly decide what he’s willing to sacrifice in pursuit of perfection as the lines between his personal and professional life become blurred Read More …

ACTS OF LOVE’S “FAMILY LITERACY ACADEMY” TO LAUNCH ON THE WESTSIDE PROVIDING BREAKFAST, LITERACY AND FUN BEYOND THE CLASSROOM

Acts of Love kicks off its Family Literacy Academy with a series of events to support the launch of their first installation of the academy on Saturday, March 29th from 9am to Noon, at Jacob Beidler Elementary, located in the East Garfield Park Neighborhood at 3151 W. Walnut St. The “Family Literacy Academy” will provide Read More …