About bronzevillelife

Bronzeville Life is a bi-monthly publication featuring lifestyle, politics, community, business, arts, and culture. The Chicago based paper is produced by the Robert Sengstacke Abbott Foundation.

Women In Music: Liz Toussaint

2019-06-17T18:58:46-06:00

What was the first song you penned? I can’t say precisely the first song because I’ve been writing since as early as six years old, but my first Country song was called “I’m the One.” [...]

Women In Music: Liz Toussaint2019-06-17T18:58:46-06:00

Summer, Summer, Summer Time Changing Faces

2019-06-18T20:51:05-06:00

By: Janae Wesby IG and Twitter: @janaeischangingfaces  It’s approaching!! Summer is the time to be carefree and create your own beauty rules that marry your overall look and style. While creating your own beauty rules, [...]

Summer, Summer, Summer Time Changing Faces2019-06-18T20:51:05-06:00

Women In Music: Tarrey Torrae

2019-06-17T18:10:36-06:00

What was the first song you penned? The first song that I penned for a national artist was titled “Live It Up” for John Legend’s debut album “Get Lifted.” It is a song about living [...]

Women In Music: Tarrey Torrae2019-06-17T18:10:36-06:00

Black Lives, Black Words

2019-06-14T18:14:48-06:00

By Dani Jackson @missdanijackson Co-Founded by Reginald Edmund and Simeilia Hodges Dallaway, Black Lives Black Words provides theatre artists of color the opportunity to have their voices heard, raw and unfiltered. In partnership with Artistic [...]

Black Lives, Black Words2019-06-14T18:14:48-06:00

June-July Publisher’s Notes

2019-06-14T17:49:33-06:00

After several months of unpredictable weather the time of year that we live for in Chicago is finally here! For me and my team, summer means its game time to execute our hard work and [...]

June-July Publisher’s Notes2019-06-14T17:49:33-06:00

Music From The Soul

2019-06-14T17:26:38-06:00

By: Angelyn M. Anderson @ReclaimBville “Hang all the mistletoe...I’m gonna get to know you better...” “We are family...” If you can honestly tell me that you didn’t finish both of those the sentences singing (and [...]

Music From The Soul2019-06-14T17:26:38-06:00

Bronzeville Summer Nights Returns for Arts, Culture, Entertainment, Food and Family Fun!

2019-06-13T20:20:32-06:00

Bronzeville will once again host a series of summer programming that offers shopping, culture, and revelry to the greater Chicago community. Long known as a stronghold of African-American heritage and deep cultural roots, the historic [...]

Bronzeville Summer Nights Returns for Arts, Culture, Entertainment, Food and Family Fun!2019-06-13T20:20:32-06:00

39th Annual Taste of Chicago Announce Performance Line-up: De La Soul, Bilal, India Arie and Others Set to Perform

2019-05-16T16:48:22-06:00

39TH ANNUAL TASTE OF CHICAGO PRESENTED BY DOORDASH TO FEATURE HEADLINE CONCERTS BY  DE LA SOUL, AND INDIA.ARIE IN GRANT PARK, JULY 10–14 New this year, advance food & beverage tickets are also on sale [...]

39th Annual Taste of Chicago Announce Performance Line-up: De La Soul, Bilal, India Arie and Others Set to Perform2019-05-16T16:48:22-06:00

April May Issue: Publisher’s Notes

2019-05-03T08:39:00-06:00

Congratulations to Lori Lightfoot who is making history as Chicago’s first Black woman and first openly gay mayor! Change is a constant force in life and we are witnessing rapid changes all around us. In [...]

April May Issue: Publisher’s Notes2019-05-03T08:39:00-06:00

Bronze Boss: Q and A With Peytyn Willborn

2019-03-08T10:28:51-06:00

By Deja Harrell There aren’t many Italian restaurants in Bronzeville, why’d you choose that as Truth’s staple cuisine? Bronzeville was becoming an extremely diverse community. When you look around you see a lot of chicken [...]

Bronze Boss: Q and A With Peytyn Willborn2019-03-08T10:28:51-06:00

BASQUIAT: King of the Art World

2019-03-04T09:56:52-06:00

By Prizgar Gonzales They came from everywhere, the rich, the famous, the not so rich, and not so famous. Celebrity after celebrity greeted him as he sat on the floor close to the door, hands [...]

BASQUIAT: King of the Art World2019-03-04T09:56:52-06:00

Bronze Reads: The Facts of Nutrition

2019-03-04T09:52:27-06:00

Reviewed by Prizgar Gonzales The Facts of Nutrition, written by Professor Hilton Hotema, is a hard-hitting, take no prisoners exposé of what true vitality really means. It is without question the most important book on [...]

Bronze Reads: The Facts of Nutrition2019-03-04T09:52:27-06:00