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The Huntsville Chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and the Gospel Theatre of Birmingham will bring to Huntsville “Don’t Let This Harvest Pass” a Christian message for today’s youth. It is scheduled for Saturday, August 19th with two shows; Matinee at 2 p.m. and an Evening show at 6 p.m. at the Lee High School Theatre. For more information and/or tickets click here. You may also see any member of the Huntsville Chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

It's almost time for the 3rd Alabama Women in Jazz Festival with a Hint of Blues! Presented by Valley Arts and Entertainment Inc., this year's headliner is Detroit native Freda Payne. Freda is known for hits, "Band of Gold" and "Bring the Boys Home." Also performing will be blues/jazz artist B.J. Miller and sax player, vocalist and songwriter Paula Atherton. 

Concerts in the Park presented by Arts Huntsville and Huntsville Parks and Recreation, returns every Monday starting June 5th through August 7th! The FREE concerts will be held in downtown Huntsville on the Huntsville Museum of Art outdoor stage in Big Spring International Park from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The concert series will showcase local musicians from jazz, latin, Americana, rock and roll, pop and top 40. The series is free to the public and concertgoers should bring their own seating. Leashed pets are welcome.

REVISED SCHEDULE as of April 18 2017!

The 2017 Alabama Jazz in the Park! All shows are FREE! 

Chance the Rapper is not leaving the future of Chicago school kids to chance. During a press conference Monday at Westcott Elementary School, on the city's South Side, the newly minted Grammy winner announced plans to donate $1 million to Chicago Public Schools.

"This check that I donated is a call to action," said Chance, calling for politicians and corporations to follow suit as the conference streamed live on Instagram. "I'm challenging major companies in Chicago and all across the U.S. to take action."