This week, Ayana Contreras brings us a selection of music inspired by The Freedom Principle exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art, which links the vibrant legacy of the 1960s African American avant-garde to current art and culture.
Damn if R. Kelly doesn’t love the drama. The Chicago R&B artist’s autobiography Soulacoaster: The Diary of Me comes out this weekend (although Kelly won't be making promotional appearances, citing a recurrence of the throat problems he had last year).
The Museum of Contemporary Art in downtown Chicago has received a $10 million gift from two longtime supporters.The museum announced the donation from Stefan Edlis and Gael Neeson on Wednesday. A 300-seat theater in the museum will be named the Edlis Neeson Theater in their honor.