Get ready to laugh this summer at the Just for Laughs Chicago 2013 Festival. Many audiences will gather in Chicago to see the biggest names in comedy perform their hilarious stand-up.
This festival has something for every kind [...]
Noelle Scaggs is the perfect mix of a classic soul singer with a modern edge. Her popular band Fitz and the Tantrums has gained attention with hits like ”Moneygrabber” and ”We Don’t Gotta Work it Out” . Scaggs tells Miss A Chicago about the band’s musical evolution, meeting Darryl Hall, and why [...]
Get ready to network and give back in style when WIN , the Women’s Innovation Network hosts an Innovation Circle Breakfast at St.John Boutique on Michigan Avenue, benefiting WIN philanthropy partner National Runaway Safeline. WIN President Valerie Beck of Chicago Chocolate Tours will give her Top Tips for Spring Business Growth. St. John national [...]
The Nineteenth Annual Black Women’s Expo was a fun event that showcased the best of African-American women’s talents and experiences. The festival was filled with informative seminars, exciting performances, and many chances for women to support each other’s businesses.
Susan Taylor, Sherri Shephard, [...]
Nicole LaCross epitomizes the Miss A motto of “charity meets style.” Her Wrist Wishes bracelets are stylish accessories that also raise money for Chicago charities. LaCross’ company was founded in 2012 to help cancer charities after her mother defeated the disease. The bracelets are not only beautiful; 40% of sales goes to Chicago charities. [...]
Lianne La Havas has just debuted on the music scene, but she’s already rubbing elbows with music greats. The British singer’s debut album, Is Your Love Big Enough, has impressed artists like Prince and Robert Plant so much that she was hand-picked to meet Prince and opened for Plant on his tour. La Havas [...]
Art can transform lives and the Peace On Earth Film Festival certainly inspires through film. The festival showcases several films that are committed to furthering the causes of nonviolence, social justice, and charity. The Peace on Earth Film Festival is presented by Transcendence Global Media along with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs [...]
Kim Gordon’s band Sonic Youth has influenced legendary alternative rock groups like Nirvana and Radiohead. Now the singer is bringing her unique music to the perfect venue for her artistic sound- Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art.
Gordon will perform as part of the Face the Strange: New Music [...]
The 23rd African Festival of the Arts, located in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago is the largest neighborhood festival in Chicago. The festival is adjacent to the Jean Baptist DuSable Museum in Washington Park. Born in Haiti, Jean Pointe Baptiste DuSable is considered to be the first non-Indian settler in Chicago. The DuSable [...]