For Frankie: Inside the Frankie Knuckles Foundation

By |2020-02-04T13:55:40-06:00February 4th, 2020|5 Magazine, Chicago, Classics, Clubs - Nightlife, Czarina Mirani, DJ, Documentary, Interviews|

  Formed a year ago, the Frankie Knuckles Foundation is dedicated to the advancement of Frankie Knuckles‘ mission as the global ambassador of House Music through media, conservation and public events continuing and supporting the causes he advocated. Founder, president and executive director Frederick Dunson takes us inside the Foundation ahead of their fundraiser in celebration of Frankie’s Birthday at Smartbar, [...]

Chicago’s Mayor Came to the Chosen Few Picnic (5Mag)

By |2019-07-10T03:31:35-05:00July 10th, 2019|5 Magazine, Chicago, Chicago House Music Festival, Czarina Mirani, House Music, Music News, My House Radio|

Lori Lightfoot By  5 Magazine  - July 9, 2019 Recognizing how influential the event has become, Chicago’s newly-elected Mayor Lori Lightfoot appeared on-stage at the Chosen Few Picnic and Music Festival last weekend. Lightfoot – the first black woman elected as mayor of Chicago, which with her election became the largest in United States [...]

No, Pioneer DJ is Not “Exiting The DJ Business”

By |2019-06-03T14:25:34-05:00May 8th, 2019|5 Magazine, Chicago, Czarina Mirani, Music News, My House Radio, Pioneer|

By Terry Matthew May 6, 2019 We don’t need to get deep in the weeds here. Stories circulated this morning that Pioneer is “exiting the DJ business.” While technically true, these stories are conflating Pioneer and Pioneer DJ. “Pioneer DJ” is a company spun off from “Pioneer” itself more than four years ago. The [...]

The Chicago House Music Festival Will Return in 2019

By |2018-11-07T18:04:03-06:00November 7th, 2018|5 Magazine, Announcements, Chicago, Chicago House Music Festival, Czarina Mirani, House Music, My House Radio|

  Back in Millennium Park for the 4th year running. November 6th,2018 The amazing people at the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events have announced their 2019 calendar, and there are a lot of reasons to get excited about: house music and electronic music are once again well-represented. To [...]

Ron Trent Profiled in New Wax Poetics Series (5magazine)

By |2018-07-26T16:21:56-05:00May 10th, 2018|5 Magazine, Chicago, Czarina Mirani, House Music, Interviews, Music News, My House Radio, Videos|

 Ron Trent Profiled in New Wax Poetics Series Wax Poetics has launched a new "travel" series of videos and they wisely started off in Chicago. May 2, 2018  Wax Poetics has launched a new “travel” series of videos and they wisely started off in Chicago. Soul City features Ronnie Reese exploring the music of [...]

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House, Latin House & Vogue Classes at the Chicago House Music Festival (5 Magazine)

By |2018-07-26T16:21:57-05:00May 6th, 2018|5 Magazine, Announcements, Chicago, Chicago House Music Festival, Czarina Mirani, Entertaiment, House Music, news|

Free master classes on Friday May 25 as part of the City of Chicago's huge Chicago House Music Festival, by instructors Czarina Mirani, Carlos Morris, Lyrik Cruz and Carlos Lanvin. The City of Chicago is pulling all stops this year for the official inauguration of the Chicago House Music Festival. On Memorial Day weekend, the festival [...]

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