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Many Artist Shine At The 2018 Black Excellence Awards

Many Artist Shine At The 2018 Black Excellence Awards
On Monday, October 29th The African American Arts Alliance of Chicago celebrated some of the most influential artists in Chicago at the 18th Annual Black Excellence Awards & Gala. The festivities took place at the Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, located at 4450 N. Clark Street and included Visual arts, Music, Dance, Literature, Film, and... Read more »

Now N'troducing: Singer John Blu

Now N'troducing: Singer John Blu
John Blu has come a long way since his break out single, “In Love with Your Booty”, which eventually climbed to the #32 spot on Billboard’s mainstream R&B charts in 2010. The success of the single caught the attention of record executive Wayne Williams and led to a record deal with Jive Records. John’s follow up single “Cologne”... Read more »

3 Spooktacular Haunted Houses In Chicago

3 Spooktacular Haunted Houses In Chicago
It’s the spooktacular time of year again! If you’re into being scared out of your mind we decided to share three places that might do the job for you. Below is a round up of 3 Spooktacular Haunted Houses In Chicago: 13th Floor: In 13th Floor Chicago’s new show The Possession, restless spirits lurk in the shadows threatening... Read more »
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Snoop Dogg Discusses Theatrical Debut In "Redemption Of A Dogg"

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Redemption Of A Dogg is written, directed and produced by award-winning playwright Je’Caryous Johnson and chronicles a character built around the persona of entertainment icon Snoop Dogg -a multi-faceted character who is a gangsta rapper, family man and man of God. Redemption Of A Dogg examines the internal battle one man has between preserving his... Read more »

#OneChicagoDay Red Carpet Recap

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Every year NBC has it’s big press day for it’s highly successful Chicago shows: Chicago PD, Fire & Med. We had a chance to have a little fun with the cast from the successful Chicago shows. PREVIOUS POST: Now N’troducing: Chicago Author, Mariah “Modi” Fair IF YOU ENJOYED THIS POST, YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: NBC... Read more »

Now N'troducing: Chicago Author, Modi

Now N'troducing: Chicago Author, Modi
Modi is a 25 year old author and passionate writer. She loved writing so much she went to Fisk university to obtain her bachelors degree in English. From there she fell in love with literature and different writing styles and created her own.  “For the women who choose to play with fire knowing they will... Read more »
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Diallo Finds The Riddle In "South Side" Chicago

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As an EMMY and WGA nominated writer and actor, producer, show runner, and moonlighting DJ, Diallo Riddle has proven to be one of the most creative and multi-faceted talents in the entertainment industry today.  In 2018 Diallo can be seen starring on NBC’s smash hit summer comedy series “Marlon,” as fan-favorite Stevie, Marlon’s overly intelligent, yet oblivious... Read more »

DJ Jazzy Jeff Headlines The 5th Annual Hyde Park Brew Fest

DJ Jazzy Jeff Headlines The 5th Annual Hyde Park Brew Fest
Hyde Park Brew Fest marks its fifth year with an outstanding weekend of festivities that will combine Chicago’s best brewers and music producers. The Hyde Park Brew Fest runs from June 2 through June 3rd, 12p-9p on Saturday and Sunday and is FREE to attend.  Attendees will enjoy excellent food, music, vendors, and of course,... Read more »

Omari Hardwick Is So Real to Reel

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Yesterday Omari Hardwick was  in town for Gentleman Jack Real to Reel, a national short film contest and local screening tour for emerging Black filmmakers. The actor gained nationwide popularity playing the ruthless character Ghost on the popular TV show, POWER. His love for the arts has also taken him inside a music studio and on the stage... Read more »
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Singer Ro James Brings The Smoke On Tour

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Yesterday Grammy nominated singer/songwriter, Ro James, performed at Lincoln Hall during his joint tour with BJ the Chicago Kid.  After the release of his debut album El Dorado and 2 years of touring around the world alongside the likes of Maxwell, Mary J. Blige, Toni Braxton, Erykah Badu and his own headlining tour across North America with additional dates in Amsterdam, London, and Paris,... Read more »