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20 Years of DuSable Museum’s “Night of ...

Jan 28, 2015No Comments

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 –

Let Mavis “Take You There!”

Nov 14, 2014No Comments

                                                 

Keep on Keepin' On

Oct 23, 2014No Comments

“Keep on Keepin’ On” is a beautiful film about the love of friendship. It is a poetic film about mentoring, loving life and honoring musical

Chicago Playwright Victor Gulley’s “A T...

Oct 10, 2014No Comments

Victor Gulley is preparing for the opening of his theater festival, which is being presented by his company, A Taste of Theater Co. This 2nd

Allison Semmes – Promising Chicago Talent...

May 06, 2014No Comments

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

Black Ensemble Theater: One Hit Wonders Now...

May 02, 2014No Comments

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

DANCE CENTER’S 40TH SEASON CONCLUDES WITH...

Mar 21, 2014No Comments

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

DANCE CENTER’S 40TH SEASON CONCLUDES WITH...

Mar 21, 2014No Comments

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

Ailey Dance Theater…A Quarter-Century Aft...

Feb 27, 2014No Comments

Celebrating the life and legacy of choreographer Alvin Ailey and his innovative, inspiring and thrilling work 25 years after his passing, the troupe he founded

Review: “Russian Transport”, the battle...

Feb 24, 2014No Comments

By Jordan A. Porter-Woodruff | JAPWoodruff@gmail.com Family life continuously throws us obstacles that are usually dealt with by available resources, finances and familial support. However,

Lupita Nyong'o: Fashion’s Newest “...

Feb 21, 2014No Comments

Over night  “12 Years a Slave” star Lupita Nyong’o has become Hollywood’s one to watch. Her performance in the critically acclaimed movie has won her

"Aint Misbehavin'" ain'...

Feb 12, 2014No Comments

By Jordan A. Porter-Woodruff | JAPWoodruff@gmail.com In an exciting, risky and down right demand for attention, Porchlight Music Theatre’s, “Aint Misbehavin'” brings to us the

"Aint Misbehavin'" ain'...

Feb 12, 2014No Comments

By Jordan A. Porter-Woodruff | JAPWoodruff@gmail.com In an exciting, risky and down right demand for attention, Porchlight Music Theatre’s, “Aint Misbehavin'” brings to us the

Happy Birthday Dr. King ! | King Holid...

Jan 15, 2014No Comments

  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

Free performance to celebrate Martin Luther...

Jan 14, 2014No Comments

Writers Theatre presents The MLK Project: The Fight for Civil Rights By Yolanda Androzzo Directed by Jimmy McDermott   Writers Theatre opens its 8th annual

Arts Incubator: Off the Record Pt. 2: booke...

Oct 24, 2013No Comments

Performers: avery r. young, Leroy Bach, and Coolout Chris Off the Record Pt. 2 is the second installment of performances celebrating the release of music/sound

THE ANOINTED HARVESTERS PRESENTS AN EVENING...

Oct 10, 2013No Comments

Join “The Anointed Harvesters” for a classy and creative fundraiser filled with delicious food, great entertainment from up and coming Chicagoland talent, and an intimate

Recap: Soul Train Impact with Verdine White...

Oct 07, 2013No Comments

The legacy of Soul Train and the opportunities it provided for the world to witness some of the greatest talents and entertainers will forever be

The Curtis Mayfield Story – A Lasting Imp...

Sep 23, 2013No Comments

  It was a Friday evening right before one of the final preview rehearsals, I sat with Jackie Taylor and Reggie Torian in her office

Goodman Theatre's "Pullman Porter...

Aug 26, 2013No Comments

This rollicking, music-fueled trip back in time takes us into the luxurious Pullman trains of the 1930s, where the hidden lives of African American porters

Goodman Theatre's "Pullman Porter...

Aug 26, 2013No Comments

This rollicking, music-fueled trip back in time takes us into the luxurious Pullman trains of the 1930s, where the hidden lives of African American porters

Get Cultured: AFRICOBRA

Jul 10, 2013No Comments

The South Side Community Art Center, the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, and The DuSable Museum of African American History present a

Don't Kill My Chance… I Want To ...

May 23, 2013No Comments

   Words By Ashley ‘Snow’ Harris                     There are thousands of children this age who will

Don't Kill My Chance… I Want To ...

May 16, 2013No Comments

                Her world has so much potential. Don’t allow her dreams to fade before she’s able to embrace

L.A. Rebellion:Daughters of the Dust w/ Fil...

May 16, 2013No Comments

  Filmmaker Julie Dash in person Introduction by Jacqueline Stewart, co-curator of L.A. Rebellion at UCLA FREE, reserve your seats at: http://ticketsweb.uchicago.edu/categories/film Tuesday, May 21|

CAA Hosts “Taste For The Arts” Gala

May 15, 2013No Comments

By Lindsey Auten Chicago Academy for the Arts (CAA) high school students are known for their artistic and scholarly excellence. Each year, their talents find

Meet Tamberla Perry, Meet "Vera Stark&...

Apr 26, 20132 Comments

Maid In Chicago:  Lottery Lady Lands “Vera Stark” Role At The Goodman By DeShong Perry-Smitherman Chicago’s own Tamberla Perry stars in the title role in

Meet Tamberla Perry, Meet "Vera Stark&...

Apr 26, 20132 Comments

Maid In Chicago:  Lottery Lady Lands “Vera Stark” Role At The Goodman By DeShong Perry-Smitherman Chicago’s own Tamberla Perry stars in the title role in

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Artisti...

Mar 14, 2013No Comments

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

Actress Tina Lifford Uplifts with 'The...

Feb 22, 2013No Comments

SOMEBODY ALMOST WALKED OFF WID ALLA MY STUFF! This line from Ntozake Shange’s artistic and in-your-face 1975 body of work, for colored girls who considered