After years of commercial success on top of the soul charts, the preacher’s daughter returned to her religious roots.In January of 1972, Aretha Franklin—known as the Queen of Soul—got back to gospel.She put on a pair of concerts at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles.
Jean Luc Godard’s 1968 film Weekend is exactly the weekend you DON’T want to have! A couple jumps in the car, heads to the country, hits the mother of all traffic jams and then? Mayhem, murder, and cannibalism! What is it about a couple of days off from the grind that prov
Piano. from Paul Rayment on Vimeo.Chicago has no shortage of film festivals. Seriously you could spend practically every weekend checking out the best in international film or new movies for children or even films about bikes!
This Sunday, confrontations between Coptic Christians and armed forces left 25 dead in Egypt. We speak to CAIR-Chicago’s Ahmed Rehab, who just returned from Egypt, about the country’s presidential election, military rule, and evolving sectarian tensions.
Some of the world’s great guitarists will gather in Chicago this week. They’ll join another virtuoso – one of the men behind the Chicago Guitar Festival. Goran Ivanovic leads his own group, Eastern Blok but is also known as one-half of the Andreas Kapsalis-Goran Ivanovic Guitar Duo.
One of the country’s oldest outdoor murals covers a storefront on Chicago’s Northwest Side. People who care about the 40-year-old painting are finishing a facelift. The mural restoration is doing more than brightening up a gritty stretch of North Avenue.