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Shrek Jr. the Latest in Avondale School’s “performing arts revolution”

Shrek Jr. the Latest in Avondale School’s “performing arts revolution”

This month, the curtain rises on one of the most extraordinary under-the-radar theater productions in Chicagoland. From April 30 through May 2, more than 40 Avondale-Logandale School students from kindergarten… Read more »

House on Mango Street Opens at National Museum of Mexican Art

House on Mango Street Opens at National Museum of Mexican Art

By: Ashmar Mandou Scores of people lined up to meet award-winning novelist and Chicago-native Sandra Cisneros on Friday, April 17th as the doors of the National Museum of Mexican Art… Read more »

Are You Caught in the Draft? Countdown to the NFL Draft Chicago

Are You Caught in the Draft? Countdown to the NFL Draft Chicago

By: Ashmar Mandou The NFL Draft is imminent. I don’t know about you, but I can certainly feel the excitement across the city, it’s palpable. On Monday, April 27th the… Read more »

Saying Goodbye to Cardinal Francis George

Saying Goodbye to Cardinal Francis George

It was a gift from God when the Pope sent Cardinal Francis George to the Archdiocese of Chicago. PHOTO CAPTION: Pictured with Cardinal George is Ed McElroy, Past National Commander… Read more »

Chicago Premiere of Latino Art Beats Latest Film, “The Dance”

Chicago Premiere of Latino Art Beats Latest Film, “The Dance”

Latino Art Beat, now in its 18th year, will premiere the final-cut of its indie short feature film titled “The Dance,” on April 25th at 11a.m., at the Lake Theatre,… Read more »

Gloria and Emilio Estefan in the New Broadway Musical On Your Feet!

Gloria and Emilio Estefan in the New Broadway Musical On Your Feet!

Following an international casting search, Broadway In Chicago and producers James L. Nederlander, Estefan Enterprises, Inc and Bernie Yuman are pleased to announce the cast for ON YOUR FEET! –… Read more »

New Food Truck Fest to Roll into Pilsen

New Food Truck Fest to Roll into Pilsen

A new neighborhood festival is set to open in Pilsen this summer. The Pilsen Food Truck Fest, which will feature and benefit the Illinois Food Truck Association, will consist of… Read more »

Earth Day Tips to Share as a Family

Earth Day Tips to Share as a Family

By: Ashmar Mandou There are many ways to celebrate and explore the beauty of nature. In honor of Earth Day, we created a list of activities that will be fun… Read more »

Chicago Bulls’ Pau Gasol, Joakim Noah Receive Nomination for NBA Cares Award

Chicago Bulls’ Pau Gasol, Joakim Noah Receive Nomination for NBA Cares Award

Chicago Bulls Forward Pau Gasol and Center Joakim Noah have each been nominated for the 2014-15 Season long NBA Cares Community Assist Award presented by Kaiser Permanente in recognition of… Read more »

City Announces The 606 Park and Trail to Open in June

City Announces The 606 Park and Trail to Open in June

Mayor Emanuel and the Trust for Public Land announced the official opening date for The 606 Park and trail system on Chicago’s northwest side will be – June 6th, 2015…. Read more »