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iHeartMedia Names James Howard Senior Vice President of Programming for the Chicago Region and Program Director for 103.5 KISS FM

iHeartMedia recently announced that James Howard has been named Senior Vice President of Programming for the Chicago Region and Program Director for 103.5 KISS FM, Chicago’s #1 Hit Music Station, effective January 16.

Timeline Theatre Company Purchases Uptown Property To Be Site for Its Future Home

TimeLine Theatre Company recently announced that it has completed the purchase of property located at 5033–5035 North Broadway Avenue in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood. The property, which encompasses a five-story, 45,120-square-foot warehouse building plus a vacant lot near the corner of ...

Rainbow PUSH Presents Special Tribute To the Life and Legacy of Nancy Wilson

The Rainbow PUSH Coalition recently presented a special musical tribute to the life and legacy of the iconic, three-time Grammy-winning singer and freedom fighter, Nancy Wilson

RCA Inspiration Celebrates Two 2019 Grammy Award Nominations for Koryn Hawthorne and the Walls Group

The 61st Annual GRAMMY® Awards will air live from Los Angeles on Sunday, February 10th, 2019 on CBS.

Comcast Announces Agreements with Two New African American Majority Owned Independent Networks

Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) recently announced it has selected two new African American majority-owned independent networks to be broadly distributed on Comcast Cable systems beginning in January 2019. After a thorough evaluation of dozens of proposals, Comcast selected AFRO and ...

Chicago Park District Neighbored Ice Rinks Now Open

The Chicago Park District has announced that the Chicago Blackhawks ice rinks at parks citywide are open for the season, weather permitting. Skate rentals are available at all rinks. Patrons may also bring their own and enjoy amazing views of ...

There’s No Place Like Paramount For The Magic of the Wizard of Oz

Acclaimed Chicago director Amber Mak dazzled audiences with Paramount’s production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid. She made kids of all ages believe in Santa again with Elf The Musical. Now she’s taking audiences over the rainbow and into another fantastical ...

Muntu Dance Theatre’s “New Dimensions” Fall Concert To Feature World Premiere Work by Iddrisu Alhassan Abdulai

The dynamic and always colorful Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago will present its fall concert series “New Dimensions,” an amazing show of skill, expertise, culture, versatility and power featuring the world premiere work by Iddrisu Alhassan Abdulai entitled "AGBEKOR" – ...

Donald Byrd Returns to Dance Center After 24 Years with Spectrum Dance Theater

Bessie Award-winning and Tony-nominated choreographer Donald Byrd returns to Chicago with his company Spectrum Dance Theater, presented by the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago January 31–February 2, 2019 at the Dance Center, 1306 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago.

The Magic of the Wizard of Oz Opens at the Paramount Theatre

Acclaimed Chicago director Amber Mak dazzled audiences with Paramount’s production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid. She made kids of all ages believe in Santa again with Elf The Musical. Now she’s taking audiences over the rainbow and into another fantastical ...

Dance Concert, entitled 'Hatch,' to take place this fall

The West Indian Dance Theater Company will celebrate its 40th year Anniversary since arriving in Chicago. The celebration will consist of a weekend of performances including a special benefit night. This takes place October 19 at 7:00 pm, Oct. 20 ...

Power Profiler on Rene-Syler

René Syler, former co-anchor of CBS News’ The Early Show, joined Susan G. Komen as an Ambassador in January 2007, after years of volunteering for the organization and supporting various events as emcee, activist and educator.

Patti LaBelle to Headline The Executive Leadership Council’s 2018 Recognition Gala

The ELC hosts this special event each year to celebrate outstanding business leaders and corporations for their support of diversity, inclusion and achievement in business. More than 2,000 guests, including many of corporate America’s leading CEOs and senior executives, thought ...

2nd Annual Chicago South Side Film Festival, September 22nd to October 7th

Chicago is eagerly awaiting the second year of The Chicago South Side Film Festival (“CSSFF”), a celebration of the South Side of Chicago on film! The CSSFF will feature nine screenings of vintage feature films, documentaries, and animated shorts. It ...

Deeply Rooted Dance Theater Celebrates Past and Future

Deeply Rooted Dance Theater (DRDT) celebrates its successes and looks forward to what lies ahead with “An Inspired Past. A Jubilant Future” December 15 and 16 at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts on the University of ...

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