Tag: Chicago

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 »

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 »
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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 »

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 »

Piff The Magic Dragon Reveals All New Show At The Chicago Improv

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Piff The Magic Dragon will be performing at the Chicago Improv this weekend. If the name doesn’t immediately conjure up an image of a grumpy-yet-hilariously-entertaining-English-comedian dressed in what looks like a handmade dragon costume—who performs magic tricks with his doggie in tow—then you may have been living under a rock. The London native, who also goes by John van der... Read more »
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How To Make An Impact This Earth Day!

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Today is Earth Day and there are many ways that you can go out and show your love and appreciation for this Earth. Check your local community paper to see how you can get involved outside of the home. Surprisingly, people don’t realize that the biggest impact can start right in the comfort of your home. These... Read more »

Small Forces Shines Light on Chicago Nonprofits Through the Power of Storytelling

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Small Forces is a group of strategists and creatives dedicated to helping others spread good. The Chicago-based firm specializes in telling stories through a journalistic lens, creating short documentaries about nonprofits working to make a difference. Stories for their partners have helped to secure key partnerships, raise significant funds, recruit volunteers, and inspire action. Their... Read more »

Fashion Alert: These Boots Are Not Only Made For Walking!

Fashion Alert: These Boots Are Not Only Made For Walking!
A fresh layer of snow just blanketed the Midwest this weekend! Ugh, it seems like the brutal cold will never go away. The winter weather is in full swing, so many Midwestern snow bunnies are still sporting the latest trends in footwear. Since spring isn’t any where in site, we decided to share a few fashions that... Read more »
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Cassi Davis Reveals How She Almost Passed On Working With Tyler Perry

Cassi Davis Reveals How She Almost Passed On Working With Tyler Perry
On Wednesday, Cassi Davis chatted Bryesha Adams, contributing writer, for a candid discussion on her latest film Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! The House of Payne and The Paynes, award-winning actress, proves to be a trailblazer within television, film and theatre. In this interview, Cassi not only shares how it is to have Tyler Perry as a... Read more »