Category: News

Greektown bakery serving up last minute treats for Valentine’s Day procrastinators

FOX TV: Greektown gem, Artopolis Bakery and Café, offering a plethora of sweet treats, groceries and gifts to save procrastinators for Valentine's Day. General manager Sotirios Fitros joined Good Day Chicago to talk about some of the bakery’s best sellers and shares his recommendations for romantic hotspots around the neighborhood. See it HERE
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The Factotum: This Soul Opera Blends Hip Hop, Gospel and R&B to Tell a Story of Black Love

NBC TV: This segment features The Factotum, Lyric Opera’s world premiere soul opera that blends hip-hop, gospel and R&B to tell a story of Black love. Chicago Today hosts, Cortney Hall and Matthew Rodrigues, chat with co-creator DJ King Rico to hear about this brand-new blend of sounds in a production that is shaking up [...]
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Donnelley Foundation grants help to share underrepresented stories

Chicago Tribune: In connection with MLK Day, this article features an interview with Dr. Brad Braxton of the Chicago Theological Seminary, whose oral history project funded by The Foundation traces the legacy of Dr. Rev Jesse Jackson and his work Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It also announces Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation’s 2023 Broadening [...]
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Cabinet of Curiosity’s Latest Spectacle Considers Pluses and Minuses of Earth and Outer Space

WTTW: Storefront theatre company, Cabinet of Curiosity's latest spectacle is out of this world! WTTW's Hedy Weiss writes about their production which was inspired by the absurd low budget science-fiction films from the 1950s and cartoons of the 60s. Journey for the Sun protagonists must prevent the earth’s overheating and destruction, encountering Little Green Men, [...]
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3Arts Awards marks 15 years with nearly $500,000 in grants to women, artists of color and artists with disabilities

Chicago Tribune: Peregrine Bermas was having a not-so-stellar day before the call about being awarded a $30,000 grant from 3Arts, a nonprofit grant-making organization that has distributed $5.8 million in funds since 2007 to more than 1,800 artists — the majority of whom were women, people of color and artists with disabilities — came through. [...]
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