Kehrein Center for the Arts officially unveiled

Located alongside Catalyst Circle Rock Charter School at 5618 W. Washington Blvd., the center offers space for the community to collaborate and be creative. The new center, which features a 900-seat auditorium, is open to the community and professional artists to rent, including the Circle Rockets youth orchestra.

West Side girls tap dance to a bigger world

Female dancers from Chicago’s West and South Sides recently performed at La Follette Park in Austin as part of the 2017 Peacebook Festival hosted by Collaboration Theater Company. They’ve performed in other Chicago neighborhoods, too.