Bud Billiken Parade puts South Side’s vibrant spirit on display: ‘It brings out the kid in everyone’
In its 94th year, the Saturday parade brought together thousands of community members to celebrate the end of the summer season ahead of the upcoming school year.
At ‘Hear My Story,’ hosted by columnist Ismael Pérez, local drag performers shared their experiences of self-love, perseverance and community.
The Renaissance World Tour will take over the stadium July 22 and 23.
Though road trips are expected to be the preferred method of travel this holiday weekend with 2.5 million Illinoisans hitting the road, travelers are also catching flights, buses, trains and even cruises, AAA officials said.
Sun-Times columnist and host Ismael Perez was joined by drag performers Jakki Love, Starr Stallion and Allegra Dee Love for this family-friendly storytelling experience.
Environmental reporter Brett Chase was joined by community experts Mary Gonzales, Tanya Lozano, Theresa McNamara and Olga Bautista for a conversation about air pollution and a scrap-metal operation in Pilsen.
Event moderator and Sun-Times social justice and wage gap reporter, Elvia Malagón, was joined by special guests Dr. Evelyn Figueroa, Frank Sandoval and Karina Ayala-Bermejo on April 26 at the Coleman Public Library.
The University of Chicago Institute of Politics, the Chicago Sun-Times and WBEZ are hosting a live candidate forum for the city’s mayoral candidates — Paul Vallas and Brandon Johnson — ahead of the runoff election. Join us in person, virtually or on-air March 30.
Additional security measures will surround Lunar New Year parades this weekend in Chinatown and Uptown in the wake of two California mass shootings.
Lynn Sweet sat down with White House correspondent, April Ryan, to discuss her book, Black Women Will Save the World: An Anthem. Plus, Republican strategist Eleni Demertzis; Democratic strategist Ron Holmes; WBEZ state politics reporter Dave McKinney and Sun-Times chief political reporter Tina Sfondeles joined for a political panel on December 15, 2022.
The Chicago Sun-Times and WBEZ hosted four Chicago Public Media panels at Printers Row Lit Fest on Saturday, September 10.
Host Elvia Malagón, Sun-Times social justice and wage gap reporter, was joined by author Mike Amezcua at the Printers Row Lit Fest for this in-person discussion on September 10, 2022.
At Printers Row Lit Fest on September 10, 2022, host Brett Chase was joined by guests Cheryl Johnson, Tarnynon Onumonu and Luis Carranza to pay homage to Hazel Johnson’s life and legacy.
Nykia Wright, Tracy Brown and event moderator Mary Mitchell lead a panel at the Black Women’s Expo on August 12 at 3:00 p.m. CT at McCormick Place.
For a special At The Table Primary Election Preview, our host Lynn Sweet was joined by the Sun-Times’ Tina Sfondeles and Fran Spielman and WBEZ’s Dave McKinney, Dan Mihalopoulos and Mariah Woelfel to discuss the latest on county, state and federal races on June 23, 2022.
Tempel Lipizzans — extremely rare, highly trained horses expected to be sold in wake of Illinois show’s closure