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Chicago Jazz Festival

Ten Freedom Summers

Roberta Sklar | Posted 10.30.2013 | Chicago
Roberta Sklar

Ten Freedom Summers, an opus work composed of seven and a half hours of music and 22 distinct compositions, is neither a chronology of events nor narrative; it is an exploration of the emotions surrounding figures and events of the evolving struggle for freedom in the U.S.

Top 5 Labor Day Weekend Festival Picks

Posted 08.31.2012 | Chicago

Ah, Labor Day. That wonderful day that arrives each year just in time for the tail end of summer, graciously granting a three-day weekend for the mass...

Weekend Plans: Disco, Bears and Weiners

Posted 11.02.2011 | Chicago

Chicago may be feeling a little used and abused this week, with many residents fleeing for the Labor Day weekend, while North Coast Music Festival bri...

Forget Travel And Be Your Own Chicago Tour Guide For Labor Day

| Erin Chan Ding | Posted 10.31.2011 | Chicago

If you don't want to deal with snarls on the Interstate and crowded airports this Labor Day weekend, stay in Chicago. The city has a multitude of ecle...

Jazz Festival Bringing Big Talent To The Lakefront This Weekend

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In a year where city events are being cut left and right due to budget shortfalls (July 3 fireworks, anyone?), the Chicago Jazz Festival has pulled of...