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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
The Chicago Auto Show is in full swing this year with the biggest names in car manufacturing coming together to show off the latest models. The 10-day car exhibition ends on President’s Day, February 18th. The nation’s biggest auto show lived up to its name, showing off a plethora of vivid hues, new designs [...]
Super Bowl XLVII has finally arrived and it’s time to kickoff your weekend with plenty of exciting events. This weekend marks the start of Chicago Restaurant Week featuring more than 250 restaurants throughout the city. From dancing and dining to drinks, Chicago has a great weekend planned for you.
Friday, February 1, 2013
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 [...]