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Spice Girls Paid. . .

Aug 19, 2016No Comments

Well the rumors are over! The Spice Girls who’ll be reuniting for a show in London’s Hyde Park next summer stand to take home a

WIN! Advanced Screening: Focus starring Wil...

Feb 17, 2015No Comments

                Win! “Like” N’Digo on Facebook for a chance to win tickets! SYNOPSIS: Nicky (Will Smith), a veteran

The Soulful Vocal Talents of Michael Avery

Feb 12, 2015No Comments

By Charlie Ainslie (N’DIGO Editor David Smallwood contributed to this story.) Chicago-based singer Michael Avery can’t remember the moment he wanted to become a professional

Getting Ready for Rounders 2

Feb 02, 2015No Comments

              “Last November, during an interview with Late Show host David Letterman, Edward Norton spurred excitement for Rounders fans everywhere

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 –

Kevin Costner Finances and Stars in Racial ...

Jan 26, 2015No Comments

Black or White, opening January 30, tells the story of Elliot, a grieving grandfather (Kevin Costner) who is thrown a curve when he is left

The Shrine Celebrates Hip Hop Legends

Jan 15, 2015No Comments

By Farrah Turenne Good things come in threes and within less than a month, The Shrine entertainment venue at 2109 South Wabash will have presented

Happening Holiday Movies

Dec 19, 2014No Comments

Top Five Starring: Chris Rock, Rosario Dawson, Gabrielle Union, Cedric The Entertainer, JB Smoove, Tracy Morgan, Kevin Hart, Anders Holm, Jay Pharaoh, Michael Che, Sherri

"America's Got Talent" is Lo...

Dec 09, 2014No Comments

NBC’s No. 1 summer reality series “America’s Got Talent” has begun its nationwide search for season-10 acts! The next stop for auditions are Chicago (Jan.

"America's Got Talent" is Lo...

Dec 09, 2014No Comments

NBC’s No. 1 summer reality series “America’s Got Talent” has begun its nationwide search for season-10 acts! The next stop for auditions are Chicago (Jan.

Win Tickets to 'Top Five' Screeni...

Dec 03, 2014No Comments

SYNOPSIS: Pulsing with the rhythm of his greatest stand-up, Chris Rock’s TOP FIVE takes things to the next level, reveling in the high and the

Another Look At America’s Obsession With ...

Dec 03, 2014No Comments

Filmmaker extraordinaire and former N’DIGO writer Darryl Roberts is back with the third installment of his popular documentary series America The Beautiful. The new film,

Let Mavis “Take You There!”

Nov 14, 2014No Comments

                                                 

Enter to win your own DVD copy of I AM ALI

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Beyond The Lights

Nov 01, 2014No Comments

BEYOND THE LIGHTS is the story of Noni, a hot new award-winning artist who is primed for super-stardom. But not all is what it seems,

Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classi...

Oct 31, 2014No Comments

                                                 

black-ish

Oct 14, 2014No Comments

*Publisher’s note: We were at the office having a discussion on the new sitcom, black-ish and I realized we were of different generations and had

Advancing Diversity in Classical Music

Oct 02, 2014No Comments

The Sphinx Virtuosi, one of the nation’s most dynamic chamber orchestras – it annually sells out Carnegie Hall – comes to the Harris Theater on

Byron Allen – The $300 Million Dollar...

Sep 27, 2014No Comments

By Paula Wilson If you were to ask 10 strangers to name the most powerful African Americans working in Hollywood today, you’d probably hear names like:

The Equalizer: A Hot Mess That’s Not Good

Sep 27, 2014No Comments

Starring: Denzel Washington, Chloe Grace Moretz, Martin Csokas Directed by: Antoine Fuqua Rated: R (*) Preposterous! Unbelievable on any level and ultimately just boring, The

UniverSoul Circus Celebrates Two Decades

Sep 19, 2014No Comments

Two Decades of Fun-Filled, High Energy Artistry Under The Big Top! This year, in 2014, UniverSoul Circus celebrates a major milestone – 20 unforgettable years

Kill The Messenger Advanced Screening

Sep 19, 2014No Comments

WIN! “Like” N’DIGO on Facebook for your chance to win advanced screening tickets! SYNOPSIS Two-time Academy Award nominee Jeremy Renner (“The Bourne Legacy”) leads an

Steely Dan: Still Jamming A Lot After All ...

Sep 03, 2014No Comments

I told my twenty-something model actress friend that I had tickets to see Steely Dan. She said, “Great. Who’s he?!” I smiled and thought of

"No Good Deed" in Theaters

Sep 03, 2014No Comments

RELEASE DATE In Theaters September 12, 2014 RATING DETAILS This film has been rated PG-13 by the MPAA for the following reasons: sequences of violence,

"No Good Deed" in Theaters

Sep 03, 2014No Comments

RELEASE DATE In Theaters September 12, 2014 RATING DETAILS This film has been rated PG-13 by the MPAA for the following reasons: sequences of violence,

Cooke-ing The Books of Legend Sam

Aug 31, 2014No Comments

By Bridget McNamara You Send Me, one of many hits in Darrian Ford’s show “The Cooke Book – The Music of Sam Cooke,” is an

N' The Loop: Chicago West Side Music F...

Aug 13, 2014No Comments

The Chicago Westside Music Festival is back! August 16th, 12-8pm presented by BMO Harris. This FREE musical mash-up features ’90s R&B throwback sounds from 112

Q&A: “Chicago’s Own” Comedian Da...

Aug 09, 2014No Comments

NDIGO.COM: Are you a native of Chicago? DAMON WILLIAMS: Yes. I’m a born and raised Southsider, originally from Englewood; 6618 S. Greenwood. I went to

Q&A: “Chicago’s Own” Comedian Dam...

Aug 09, 2014No Comments

NDIGO.COM: Are you a native of Chicago? DAMON WILLIAMS: Yes. I’m a born and raised Southsider, originally from Englewood; 6618 S. Greenwood. I went to

Win! Advanced Screening of Teenage Mutant N...

Aug 01, 2014No Comments

For a chance to win advanced screening tickets to ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles“like” the N’Digo page on Facebook!   SYNOPSIS: The city needs heroes. Darkness

Smokie Norful – Forever Yours

Jul 31, 2014No Comments

If you were to infuse gospel, 70’s soul and contemporary R&B; the influences of artists such as Stevie Wonder, Donny Hathaway and other male soul/R&B

Profile: Chicago Artist D.A. Smart

Jul 30, 2014No Comments

“Chicago!  Chicago! My kind of town.”   I’m sure you’re familiar with that song. It’s our hometown anthem.  Did you know that Chicago has another anthem?

Movie Review: 'LUCY '

Jul 30, 2014No Comments

Starring Scarlett Johannson and Morgan Freeman Rated R Four out of Five stars Jordan A. Porter-Woodruff Japwoodruff@gmail.com   In a triumphant display of wit, insanity

Ovani Di: Grabbing Life, Living It Fully

Jul 30, 2014No Comments

  On Monday mornings, some people will tell you what they did on their weekends: went skiing, mountain climbing, painted a deck, did charity work,

Catching Up with Tatyana Ali

Jul 24, 2014No Comments

                                By Jordan A. Porter-Woodruff | japwoodruff@gmail.com N’DIGO recently caught

Win! Get On Up Advance Screening Passes

Jul 21, 2014No Comments

For a chance to win advanced screening tickets to ‘Get On Up’ “like” the N’Digo page on Facebook. Synopsis:   In his follow-up to the four-time

Earth To Echo: E.T. Meets The Wonder Years

Jul 10, 2014No Comments

Earth To Echo   Starring: Teo Halm Brian “Astro” Bradley Reese C. Hartwig Ella Wahlestedt (***) It’s a big year for Brian “Astro” Bradley, until

On Q with Curtis McClain

Jun 24, 2014No Comments

  Welcome to House Notes, where you get caught up and introduced to everything House.  House music is a genre of dance music that started

Arsenio Hall Late Night is Cancelled

Jun 06, 2014No Comments

It was just recently announced that “The Arsenio Hall Show” has been canceled. After just one season of the return of the ground-breaking late night

Win A Pair of Tickets to See “Motown the ...

Jun 02, 2014No Comments

How well do you know your Motown Trivia? Answer ALL the following questions correctly and you may be the lucky person chosen to attend! Please

Check Out The New Trailer For EARTH TO ECHO...

May 30, 2014No Comments

                              In Relativity’s PG summer family adventure movie, Tuck, Munch and

Advanced Screening | How To Train Your...

May 28, 2014No Comments

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

Chicago Party Band, Sweet Diezel Jenkins, L...

May 21, 2014No Comments

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

FRESH OFF ALICIA KEY’S “SET THE WORLD O...

May 19, 2014No Comments

    RAII and Whitney Keaton return home to perform their original material for the first time over Memorial Day Weekend on Sunday, May 25, 2014 at

FRESH OFF ALICIA KEY’S “SET THE WORLD O...

May 19, 2014No Comments

    RAII and Whitney Keaton return home to perform their original material for the first time over Memorial Day Weekend on Sunday, May 25, 2014 at

GODZILLA: Advanced Movie Screening! Win Pas...

May 07, 2014No Comments

Warner Brothers invites you to an advance screening of the film GODZILLA in theaters Friday, May 16th. Enter for a chance to win passes to

Law Roach: The “It” Guy Behind The “I...

Apr 23, 2014No Comments

    Making his way into the upper echelon of must-see stylists, former Chicagoan Lawrence Roach lives and breathes fashion. Depending on his mood, the

Marcus Norris: A New Musical Talent In Our ...

Apr 16, 2014No Comments

  The Windy City is about to see the launching of a seriously talented young brother in Marcus Norris, who is openly publicizing his senior

YOUR LOVE – FRANKIE KNUCKLES (January...

Apr 11, 2014No Comments

By Randy Crumpton, Entertainment Attorney There’s usually a point in the evening when the room snaps. Everybody falls into step and the whole room moves

Willie Winters, Jr.: The Fourth "Blue ...

Apr 02, 2014No Comments

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