Mavis Staples, Don Henley To Honor Dolly Parton at Grammy MusiCares ConcertThe academy announced the latest additions to the lineup Thursday for the tribute concert and gala to be held in Los Angeles on February 8, two days before the Grammy Awards. The awards ceremony will be televised on CBS.
Honorary Street Dedication For Jazz Great Willie Pickens On SundayPickens played with a long line of jazz greats, including Eddie Harris, Elvin Jones and Quincy Jones. Pickens was also a music educator both at Kenwood Academy High School and at Northern Illinois University.
Five Ways To Enjoy Thanksgiving Weekend In ChicagoFrom a bar crawl to a vegan bazaar, there's plenty to enjoy in Chicago this week. Read on for a rundown of five ways to fill your calendar throughout Thanksgiving weekend.
House Of Blues Benefit Concert For 12-Year-Old Hit By CarA 20-year-old man, driving on a suspended license, hit Jameson Foreman as he left Percy Julian Middle School in August.
Largest Private Collection Of Frida Kahlo Art Coming To College Of DuPageThe 26-piece collection will be on loan from the Museo Dolores Olmedo. It will showcase various sketches and paintings spanning Kahlo's career. Her notable self-portraits feature everything from sexuality, politics and death.
Dance, Laugh and Learn: Four Ways To Make The Most Of Your Week In ChicagoFrom a chat about chimpanzees' connection to humans to a silent disco ahead of the Bears' showdown with the Lions, there's plenty to enjoy in Chicago this week.
Mayor Emanuel Drops Plan To Sell Mural Worth Millions"It just seemed like a way of exploiting the work of artists in the city for short-term gain in a really shortsighted kind of way."
Nonprofit Addresses Mental Health Stigma For First RespondersThe group's latest showcase, "First Responders", explores the mental health experiences of firefighters, paramedics and law enforcement.
Ava DuVernay To Make Prince Documentary For NetflixThe documentary will be made with extensive use of Prince's archives and will span the artist's entire life.
Chicago Museum Celebrates The Day Of The Dead"The Day of the Dead is actually a celebration of life, of family and it's a beautiful tradition that really helps us to embrace the inevitable."
Friends, Family Members Celebrate The Day Of The DeadHundreds of people brought photos and personal items to create their own altars that were also decorated with flowers and candles.
Grow Your Mustache And Raise Awareness This 'Movember'The Movember Foundation's three areas of focus are prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health and suicide prevention.