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Northlight Theatre Announces Casting for 44th Season

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces its 44th season, opening with Curve of Departure by Rachel Bonds and directed by BJ Jones.

13th Annual Lake Meadows Art Fair Scheduled for Father’s Day Weekend, Saturday and Sunday, June 16 and 17, 2018

“The Lake Meadows Art Fair continues to celebrate the richness of the African-American and African heritage and culture. Through the beauty of paintings, sculptures, ceramics, photography, wearable art clothing, and handmade jewelry, the talented artists are given the opportunity to ...

Action Thriller Movie is Reimagined! “Superfly” Hits the Big Screen June 13th

Superfly - the film that helped define a genre in its characters, look, sound, and feel - is reimagined with Director X, director of legendary music videos (Drake, Rihanna), introducing it to a new generation. The screenplay is by Alex ...

Stevie Wonder Announces “The Stevie Wonder Song Party: A Celebration of Life, Love & Music” Concert Series

As an activist, Stevie also spearheaded the realization of “Martin Luther King Day” as a national holiday. His participation in the “We Are The World” fundraiser for hunger in Africa was a music industry milestone while his involvement to put ...

City of Chicago Announces Music Lineup for 38th Annual Taste of Chicago

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) are pleased to announce the full music lineup for the 38th Annual Taste of Chicago.

Major Drink Alert — Music Mogul DJ Khaled Partners with Hyde Power Potion Energy Drink by ProSupps

In a series of social media posts recently, music mogul, cultural influencer and icon DJ Khaled announced that he has entered into a business partnership with ProSupps, LLC on the Hyde Power Potion performance energy beverage. “When seeking out a ...

Classic Hip Hop Lives Bring Golden Era Artists To Chicago

For the last year, Knowledge Beckom, founder of Classic Hip Hop Lives, has been producing hip-hop shows in Chicago that feature performances from golden era hip-hop artists. Most recently, Beckom brought Raekwon, rapper and member of the Wu-Tang Clan, to ...

Hamilton: The Exhibition Premieres in Chicago this Fall Prior to Tour of U.S. Cities

HAMILTON: THE EXHIBITION – on display in a specially-constructed free-standing, all-weather structure the size of a football field -- opens November 17, 2018 for a limited engagement on Northerly Island in Chicago, where HAMILTON has played a sold-out run since ...

Black Women’s Expo Chicago Attracts Record Crowds, Readies for Atlanta and Dallas Event

More than 20 corporate sponsors and 300 small business exhibitors participated in the annual Black Women’s Expo (BWe), which kicked off its three-city tour in Chicago, this past April. This year’s Expo, themed #SheMatters, marked 24 years of the event ...

“Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story” Documentary Series This July

“Rest In Power: The Trayvon Martin Story” will be based on the book “Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin,” by Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin.

Black Media Story Summit Supports Peak Black Creativity

Black Public Media (BPM), the nation’s only nonprofit dedicated solely to media content about the black experience, convened the first-ever Black Media Story Summit Friday at Google’s New York City offices. The day-long, invitation-only gathering brought more than 100 black ...

Exhibit Explores the History of Racism in Chicago

Welcome to the Grand Opening of the new Chicago Racism Museum, where community leaders and residents are gathering for a multimedia - and meta-theatrical - exhibit that explores the history of racism in Chicago.

CPL Celebrates Poetry Month With Poetry Fest at Harold Washington Library Center

Chicago Public Library celebrates Poetry Month in April, with events and workshops at branch locations throughout the city and culminating in the free, day-long Poetry Fest Saturday, April 28 at Harold Washington Library Center. Complete Poetry Month details, including recommended ...

Snoop Dogg’s Highly Anticipated Gospel Album, Bible Of Love, Available Everywhere

Iconic artist and entertainer, Snoop Dogg, recently released his first gospel album, the much anticipated, Bible of Love (All The Time Entertainment / RCA Inspiration). The project, which was a labor of love for Snoop, is his 16th album and ...

Honey, We Shrunk the Family!

This isn’t some science nerd’s sit-and-watch slide show preaching the wonders of scale. An Epic Tale of Scale introduces an all-new way for kids and parents to enjoy live theater, with an all-out audience immersion environment that lets everyone experience ...