Beyoncé Knowles-Carter To Receive Humanitarian Award At 'BET Awards 2020'Beyoncé Knowles-Carter will receive a humanitarian award at the BET Awards 2020.
Chicago Mural 'Rebirth' Celebrates LGBTQ Pride, Breaking Barriers"This work is not just opening a dialogue about homophobia but queer artists are creating anti-racist platforms, programming and artwork, fighting against transphobia and generally creating work that supports all marginalized groups."
Chicago's Shedd Aquarium Reopens July 3rdSocial distancing and face masks will be required and aquatic presentations will be temporarily paused to reduce large groups.
Questlove, YG, Nas And Public Enemy Among Newly Announced BET Awards PerformersThe BET Awards have announced more performers for this weekend's ceremony including Black Thought, Jay Rock and Karen Clark Shead.
Small Concert Hall Owner Says Music Venues Like His Can't Make It Under Phase 4 Reopening Restrictions, Are In Danger Of ClosingAs Chicago gears up for Phase 4 of its coronavirus reopening plan this Friday, the owners of the city’s storied performance and music venues say they still can’t make it with those restrictions.
After Worry On Social Media, Metro Concert Venue Points Out That It Has Not Permanently ClosedFollowing a panic on social media Tuesday, the iconic concert venue the Metro reassured the public that it remains in business.
PAWS Dog Of The Week: JayJay would be perfect fit for someone with an active lifestyle to provide lots of exercise and training.
Bejeweled, Minecraft Among Inducted Into Hall Of Fame
African-American Nightclubs Have Been Shut Out Of Downtown Area, Promoters And Business Owners SayClub promoters advise people to look around downtown Chicago – what’s missing? The answer is that there are no African-American nightclubs, and there haven’t been any for years.
Riot Fest Canceled For This Year, Puts Tickets On Sale For 2021 More Than A Year In AdvanceRiot Fest announced this week that it is canceling its 2020 festival. But it presented the cancellation as a “move” to next year.
Mercury Theater On Southport Avenue Going Out Of Business Due To COVID-19 PandemicThe Mercury Theater on Southport Avenue is going out of business due to a loss of revenues from the coronavirus pandemic.
Joffrey, Lyric Opera Cancel Performances For Rest Of 2020"In this uncertain environment, we must put the safety of our guests, artists, and company first, respecting the policies implemented by the city of Chicago and the state of Illinois."
Documentarians James, Pelosi Turn Cameras On Protests, Despite DangersHe’s one of a handful of documentarians, from Steve James (“Hoop Dreams”) to Alexandra Pelosi (“Outside the Bubble”), who have brought out their cameras to capture the historic nationwide protests, despite the danger, the pandemic and even the lack of a plan for how to ultimately use the footage.
Even With Most Summer Festivals Canceled In Chicago, Some Concerts In August Still Up In The AirTickets are still being sold for some large shows in August, and the city of Chicago is not ready to rule it out.
PAWS Pet Of The Week: Samantha