About the decision to hire Amir George, Gordon Quinn explains, “We really wanted someone we felt was going to help transform us into what the next iteration of Kartemquin would be.”
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Many struggle to find employment because of the stigma of a criminal record. To help, one organization is offering cash.
Like a scarlet pane of firelight shining from a brick-and-mortar facade, a red door on the 1700 block of North Wells announces the presence of a little piece of magic in the Old Town neighborhood. “You just walk beyond that barrier and you leave your life behind—a calm washes over you and you’re in this […]
Chicago nonprofit Open the Circle works to spread a local Black dance culture that can knit together youth communities.
Into Lake Michigan . . . and beyond!
Guitarist and soul singer Isaiah Sharkey warms Chicago up for his next album, the Humboldt Park Orchestra celebrates five years with a tribute to women in salsa, and more.
Pivot Gang cofounder John Walt is memorialized in Saba’s Care for Me—and by an arts nonprofit that bears his name, which holds its flagship concert fund-raiser this weekend.
Woods contributed a song inspired by a Coval poem about the blues going electric, and Coval enlisted Tasha for a wintertime answer to Woods’s “LSD.”
Social worker Sheridan Allen and her organization Punk Talks hold a fund-raising concert in Chicago this month to help connect DIY musicians with mental-health care.
The founder of the Bronzeville-based Dovetail Project is honored by CNN Heroes.
The local nonprofit offers educational and social support for refugee teens.
Nonprofit ElevArte works to promote Pilsen’s Mexican-American heritage in a rapidly changing neighborhood
The Chicago Dance Institute delivers the “transformative” power of the arts to students on the south side.
The nonprofit, which encouraged ordinary people to write their own stories, has shut down due to lack of funds.