The World Music Festival’s 21 free concerts feature a crowd of international talents—among them hallucinatory Argentine singer-songwriter Juana Molina, generation-spanning Cuban big band Orquesta Akokán, and omnivorous Congolese groove machine Jupiter & Okwess.
The World Music Festival’s free lineup includes Sidi Touré, Bassekou Kouyaté, and lots more.
Bureaucratic fumbling has diminished the World Music Festival, but its lineup still includes some highly recommendable acts
Congolese street band Staff Benda Bilili, who had to cancel a long-in-the-works Pritzker date last year due to visa problems, skip Chicago on their first U.S. tour
The great world-music series Music Without Borders is missing from the city’s announcement of Millennium Park’s summer programming.
A breakdown of all the hijinks and shenanigans on the Bleader last week
Longtime city music programmer Michael Orlove has been hired by the National Endowment for the Arts.
Arts staff cut from Chicago Office of Tourism and Culture
Michael Orlove from Cultural Affairs takes his curatorial skills global.
World-music presenters from the midwest gather at the Morse Theater on Tuesday night to plot the year’s offerings.
The most glaring omission from New City’s annual Music 45 issue.