Air Force Birthday

History of the Air Force
President Truman, in 1947, signed the National Security Act.  As a result, a new defense organization was created.  Also, the United States Air Force was born.  Its’ birthday is September 18, 1947.  It is independent of, however equal to, the U.S. Army and the U.S. Navy.  Before its’ independence, the […]

By |September 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SPIRO at the WMF

The English band Spiro will be performing at the World Music Festival this year.  Spiro is an instrumental musical group.  The band was formed in 1993 and has released four albums on the UK label Real World Records.  Therefore, they will be performing at the free admission festival on Wednesday (9/19/18) and Thursday (9/20/18).  So, come on […]

By |September 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

National Clean Up Day

Clean up the Outdoors
National Clean up day is the third Saturday in September. It was created to celebrate the importance of caring for outdoor spaces. So, the removal of litter from parks, trails, and community spaces will keep the outdoors clear of trash. Therefore, by everyone picking up one piece of trash from the […]

By |September 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments


The Fall season is approaching and it’s time for homecomings.  Usually held in late September or early October in the form of a banquet or dance.  Although, homecomings can be a week-long event.  If it’s for a college, then the event is for the alumni.  Also, if it’s for high school, it’s the football game that celebrates […]

By |September 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Benefits of face to face meetings.

In this new day in age with new video chat technology skype, facetime etc. Having a good oldfashioned face to face meeting may seem a bit old school. Although they are practically the same one may not realize all the true advantages of a face to face meeting. So, without further wait let us get […]

By |September 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Patriot Day

Patriot Day.  No one in the world can forget September 11, 2001.  Four planes were hijacked.  Three of these planes were intentionally flown into three buildings by hijackers.   The Pentagon in Washington DC was one building.  The Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York were the other two.  Also, […]

By |September 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

WMF: Sona Jobarteh

Sona Jobarteh will perform at this year World Music Festival.  She was born in 1983 and heralds from the Gambia and the U.K.  Also, she is a member of one of the five principal Kora-playing (Griot) families from West Africa.  Sona is the first female member of such a family to rise to prominence on this […]

By |September 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Grandparents Day

A Day For the Grandparents
National Grandparents Day is the first Sunday after Labor Day. This year it falls on September 9, 2018. The purpose for this day is to honor all Grandmothers and Grandfathers, to give Grandparents an opportunity to show love for their children’s children, and to help children become aware of the […]

By |September 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Maceo Parker

Maceo Parker was born February 14, 1943. Parker is an American funk and soul jazz saxophonist. Best known for his work with James Brown in the 1960s. As well as Parliament-Funkadelic in the 1970s. Parker was a  soloist on many of Brown’s hit recordings, and a key part of his band. Since the early 1990s, he has toured under his own.

Parker’s mother and father […]

By |September 6th, 2018|Jazz, Music|0 Comments

World Music Festival

This is the 20th year for Chicago’s World Music Festival.  The free admission event will run from September 7th through September 23rd.  It is a city-wide event and the performing artists/groups will be at various venues throughout the city.  For example, this week on Friday (9/7) and Saturday (9/8),  you can experience “Ragamala:  A Celebration […]

By |September 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments