Former President of Chicago’s Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians, flautist and composer Nicole Mitchell Gantt emerged from Chicago’s avant-garde scene in the early 90s and has a work ethic that is both tireless and inspiring. It’s not so much the energy she harnesses (although that’s pretty incredible), butRead More →

The Winter Film Awards International Film Festival (WFA) announces a call for entries for its 11th annual celebration of independent film, to be held February 16-25, 2023 in New York City. Filmmakers from around the world will travel to New York to attend the Festival’s ten days of film screenings,Read More →

Felix Culpa/MOHO FILM/Kris Dewitte/Menuet/Fredrik Wenzel (c) Plattform/les films du losange This year’s Cannes Film Festival lineup was filled with films from a wide range of performers and filmmakers, from newcomers like Charlotte Wells to established authors like David Cronenberg and Claire Denis. For two weeks, stars graced the red carpetRead More →

Speaking days after the incident, Everton manager Frank Lampard, who is usually cheeky about his criticism of refereeing and post-game penalties, chose to keep his thoughts to himself and wait for the FA to reveal its verdict. “He’s being examined by the police at the moment and we as aRead More →

GO: Sugar Town Pride Month Launch Party on the Terrace When candy-colored outfits are “heavily encouraged” at a dance party, you know you’re destined to have a good time. Groove to the rhythms of DJ Action Slacks, which will spin soul from 1955 to 1975. Kenton Club, 2025 N KilpatrickRead More →

Director Ruben Ostlund wins the Palme d’Or. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images) Getty Images The 75th Cannes Film Festival, after two weeks of standing ovations and walkouts, comes to a close this evening of May 28, 2022. The festival has returned to its usual glitz and glamor this year, culminatingRead More →

From AC Milan’s unlikely title triumph, to Manchester City sending Liverpool back to the post, to Real Madrid and Bayern Munich finishing well ahead in La Liga and Bundesliga, there was no shortage of excitement and intrigue. African stars were, understandably, at the center of much of the drama, andRead More →

Editors’ note: In full disclosure, this story is written by contributor Sam Molitor, a high school student who is connected to the event organizers. For more information on the rest of May’s events, including Lantern Making and Launching, please visit Evanston ASPA here. But this story is about one ofRead More →

In a collaborative revamp of the 28th annual Chicago Underground Film Festival (CUFF), the oldest underground film festival in the world, Full Spectrum Features (FSF) is the official presenter of CUFF this year to program more diversity, equity and inclusion. to represent a wider range of artists and voices, includingRead More →

Student filmmakers from Maine East, Maine South and Maine West were recently honored for their work by two organizations. The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) Midwest Student Production Awards honored the following students as Crystal Pillar winners: • Maine South student Nicole Scimeca in the Music VideoRead More →

Imago Biosciences, Inc. SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Imago BioSciences, Inc. (“Imago”) (Nasdaq: IMGO), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company discovering and developing novel drugs for the treatment of myeloproliferative neoplasms (NMP) and other bone marrow diseases, today announced that the first participant was treated in anRead More →

Senator Bernie Sanders speaking at the Kellogg strike in Battle Creek, MI. [Credit: Battle Creek Shopper News, Facebook] Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders spoke at Unity Fest, an event held on Sunday, April 24 to celebrate the successful unionization vote at five Starbucks locations in Richmond, Va., by Starbucks United. TheRead More →

Italian auction house The Open Reel has unveiled three new additions to its Cannes Market catalogue, including Isabel Coixet’s latest film The yellow ceiling. The feature documentary, produced by Miss Wasabi Films, tells the story of nine former students of the Spanish theater in Lleida who filed a complaint againstRead More →

Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater, in residence at Northeastern Illinois University, presents its popular “Flamenco Passion” performances at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie, 9501 Skokie Blvd., 7:30 p.m., Friday, June 17 and Saturday, June 18 June and Sunday, June 19 at 3 p.m. These performancesRead More →

By Nancy S. Bishop, Third rib examination: Since 1985, the International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago has presented the annual Chicago Latin Film Festival, which features a diverse and entertaining selection of feature and short films from across Latin America. This year’s event, presented both in person and virtually, beganRead More →

Champaign, IL (WCIA) Ebertfest Film Festival Roger and Chaz Ebert could have founded a film festival anywhere, but they brought it to his hometown, and Chaz Ebert honored that by donating so much time and resources as gifts to the festival and the College of Media . The festival beginsRead More →

Jasper, Indiana—Kevin Schewe won the award for BEST SCENARIO for bad love tigershis original screenplay based on his second book, to Hollywood on the Tiber Film Awards in Rome, Italy. “The history between Rome and Hollywood is really amazing, so many classic films have been made in Europe with ItalianRead More →

Jasper, Indiana—Kevin Schewe won the award for BEST SCENARIO for bad love tigershis original screenplay based on his second book, to Hollywood on the Tiber Film Awards in Rome, Italy. “The history between Rome and Hollywood is really amazing, so many classic films have been made in Europe with ItalianRead More →

Jasper, Indiana—Kevin Schewe won the award for BEST SCENARIO for bad love tigershis original screenplay based on his second book, to Hollywood on the Tiber Film Awards in Rome, Italy. “The history between Rome and Hollywood is really amazing, so many classic films have been made in Europe with ItalianRead More →

FromKALB – Randy Caspersen doesn’t describe himself as religious, but every time he visits the garden behind Mayfield Congregational Church in Sycamore, he becomes spiritually inspired. Caspersen said the Monarch Garden and Station is “a peaceful place of respite, contemplation and relaxation for all of us”. Caspersen is an assistantRead More →

The Roger Ebert Film Festival returns to Champaign on Wednesday, with a full slate of films and speakers in its 22nd year. “We’ll be showing movies that will make you laugh and make you cry, and some filled with so much music you’ll want to dance,” said Chaz Ebert, widowRead More →

The 75th Cannes International Film Festival unveiled the official lineup for its 2022 edition at a press conference in Paris. Cannes Film Festival President Pierre Lescure and General Delegate/Artistic Director Thierry Frémaux shared the competition, Un Certain Regard and out-of-competition titles from the 75th edition of the event, which runsRead More →