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Saturday, Jul 7, 2018 at 5:03 PM
Chicago Group Aims to Bring People Together Through Art

Chicago Group Aims to Bring People Together Through Art

A Chicago-based group is trying to bring together different ethnic groups through the arts. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter spoke to Irene Michaels of I On the Scene to discuss the group's "Divas, Dames, and... Watch »

Friday, Jul 6, 2018 at 8:27 PM
Charity CEO Recognized for Incredible Work

Charity CEO Recognized for Incredible Work

As the immigration fight garners headlines around the country, one local immigrant is being recognized for what he's doing in his community. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has the story.  Watch »

Sunday, Jul 1, 2018 at 3:36 PM
Ravinia Helps Kids Learn About Art of Music

Ravinia Helps Kids Learn About Art of Music

Ravinia CEO and President Welz Kauffman chats with NBC 5's Kye Martin about what the festival is doing to help bring music programs back into school. Watch »

Sunday, Jul 1, 2018 at 11:09 AM
Chicago's Annual 'International Festival of Life' Returns for the 26th Year

Chicago's Annual 'International Festival of Life' Returns for the 26th Year

NBC 5's Kye Martin speaks with Executive Director of the "African Caribbean International Festival of Life,"  Ephraim Martin, about making a difference using music and culture at the annual event... Watch »

Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018 at 9:01 PM
Hundreds of Aspiring Chicago Students Dance at Summer Camp

Hundreds of Aspiring Chicago Students Dance at Summer Camp

A summer dance camp is making a difference for nearly two hundred children in Chicago. The program only lasts 6 weeks, but through teachers and sponsors, the aspiring dancers learn lessons they will use... Watch »

Monday, Jun 25, 2018 at 10:43 PM
Chicago Firefighters Open New 'Black Fire Brigade'

Chicago Firefighters Open New 'Black Fire Brigade'

Making history, while making a difference. A group of Chicago firefighters opened a new clubhouse meant to benefit the community they serve. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter has the details. Watch »

Monday, Jun 25, 2018 at 9:44 PM
Tips to Prevent Kids From Drowning From Mother Who Lost 6-Year-Old

Tips to Prevent Kids From Drowning From Mother Who Lost 6-Year-Old

A mother is spreading awareness with pool prevention tips now that the summer is in session, after her 6-year-old son drowned in a pool. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci reports.   Watch »

Sunday, Jun 24, 2018 at 5:58 PM
Chicago Urban League to Host Unique Event

Chicago Urban League to Host Unique Event

NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter sat down with Shari Runner, President and CEO of the Chicago Urban League, to discuss the upcoming event "The Stories We Tell: A Forum on African-American Narratives," which will... Watch »

Friday, Jun 22, 2018 at 6:44 PM
Incredible Art Exhibit Opens in Pilsen

Incredible Art Exhibit Opens in Pilsen

The classic Mister Rogers song "Won't You Be My Neighbor" is the theme of an incredible new art exhibit in Pilsen, and NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has the details on how the exhibit hopes to spark... Watch »

Friday, Jun 22, 2018 at 9:45 AM
Urban Autism Solutions Helps Young Adults Through Farming

Urban Autism Solutions Helps Young Adults Through Farming

This summer, young people are working on a farm in Chicago growing fruits and vegetables - but it's much more than a hobby. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has details. Watch »

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