Today's "Music Thursday" celebrates Michael Jackson on what would be his 55th birthday. And, WBEZ's Becky Vevea tells us how CPS is assisting students as they transition to their new, welcoming schools.
Gorilla Tango continues its ongoing critique of every imaginable pop culture phenomenon, from Star Wars to Dawn of the Dead, with this parodic Greek tragedy about Michael Jackson as the Oedipally-damned protagonist.
Chicago Bulls fans were understandably saddened when Derek Rose tore his ACL and the Bulls lost their chance at winning the NBA finals this year. So watching the L.A. Lakers' progress in the playoffs has been particularly painful. Just ask comedian Lil Rel, a Bulls fan with very strong feelings about L.A.'s team.
Michael Jackson's doctor was convicted Monday of involuntary manslaughter after a trial that painted him as a reckless caregiver who administered a lethal dose of a powerful anesthetic that killed the pop star.The verdict against Dr.
Gary, Indiana is celebrating Michael Jackson this weekend for what would be the King of Pop's 53rd birthday. Gary's four-day party will feature musical performances, a circus and other entertainment in front of Jackson's former home and Roosevelt High School. Fans gathered outside the form
Pop star Michael Jackson spent just five years of his life in Gary, Indiana, but two years after his death the town is still celebrating his entire career.Performers, vendors and fans are likely to be on hand Saturday at Jackson's boyhood home: a white, one-story house at 23rd and Jackson.