As we say farewell to another Chicago summer and reflect on all the festivals that took place, one stands out – the 4th Annual Westside Music Festival held a few weeks ago.
And that’s how they served it. Music lovers ‘let their souls glow’ at The Shrine (www.theshrinechicago.com) last Wednesday night as they gathered to see a once in a lifetime experience when soul duo Floetry made a stop on their reunion tour. After nine years, songstress Marsha Ambrosius and floacist Natalie Stewart instantly reminded the crowd why they missed their musical chemistry.
After a ten-year-old boy listened to “Midnight At The Oasis” by Maria Muldaur on the radio in his California home, a CEO was born. Kevin Ross, CEO of TwoGuard Media Group-Music & Brand Marketing, was amazed at his connection with the instruments and melody of the song.
At a time when the country shows its frustration and distress over senseless violence in communities, the city of Chicago took a moment recently to celebrate what’s right for a day in Garfield Park.
Singer and actress Syesha Mercado’s career mirrors not only the possibility, but the reality of how dreams come true. In her film debut, she co-starred in the film Dreams, which was recently released on DVD. Directed by Joel Kapity and starring Angie Stone, Marvin Winans, Jr, Vickie Winans, Mel Jackson, Tommy Ford, Terri J. Vaughn, Geoffrey Owens, Lou Myers, Marchello Lee, DeLeon Sheffield, Dennis “LA” White, Jaylin Fleming, Joseph Awinongya, J’son and Lisa Tucker, she says the movie is a family film for anyone who has a dream and who had a difficult past.
Most people can relate to a break-up in some form. We’ve all had them, right? You break up with your significant other when you both decide that things can no longer go forward. You break up with your friend when you both decide that you have just grown apart. You even break up with family members when both of you are too stubborn to see eye-to-eye. And Then There Was You tells the complicated story of break ups and so much more.