Hey loves, if we were having coffee, i’d ask you, “how do you like the ginger tea i substituted the coffee for?” “What are your plans for the summer?””You ever think about touring your own city?”.
“If your looking for some fun things to enjoy on the south side of Chicago this spring and summer, check out this list of festivals and events for 2016.
If you are hosting a special event on the south side of town feel free to drop your link in the comment section to get added to the list….happy reading and enjoy.”
#Earth Day & Growing Cities Film Screening
April 22, 2016 1300 s. Lake Shore Drive
Zumba For Lupus Awareness
#Zumba #AmericanRhythmCenter #TheLupusSocietyOfIllinois #VillageWell #Luna
Anthony Hamilton & Fantasia In concert
Beyonce In Concert
The Artist Expo w/ Me’Chelle
#NeoSoul #SpokenWord #HipHop #Chicago #MeChelle #RefugeLive
June 23, 2016
The ARTIST EXPO presented by John the Author is a gathering of Creatives, Entrepreneurs, and many more innovative individuals. Discover Chicago’s best Neo-Soul, Spoken Word, and Hip Hop artist as well as network with some of the cities top organizations and leaders on the chicago music scene. The Artist Expo will take place in Chicago’s south Loop at Refuge LIVE on June 23rd 7:00pm -10:00pm. This is a FREE Event. save the date see you there.
ADD – 2
#DondasHouse – www.dondashouseinc.org
247HH – 247hh.com
The CHI Track – https://www.facebook.com/TheChicagoTrack/
Creative Cypher – creativecypher.org
MIhichi – https://www.facebook.com/michael.issac.75
BK or NoWay – https://www.facebook.com/Bkornoway-Media-Entertainment
- Thursday, June 23, 2016 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (CDT)
- REFUGE Live – 416 South Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60605 – View Map
- TAGS Chicago, IL Events Performance Music
20th Annual Chicago SummerDance
#ChicagoSummerDanceFestival #GrantPark #SpiritOfMusicGarden
Fridays–Sundays, June 24–September 11, 2016,
Grant Park, Spirit of Music Garden (601 S. Michigan Ave.)
EXUBERUS! Teen Night at the Art Institute 2016
Friday, June 24, 2016 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Join us for dancing, food, music, activities, making, and hanging out in the museum after hours at our annual party at the Art Institute!
Exuberus is FREE and open to any Chicago-land high school aged teen. Tell your friends! Enter the Art Institute at 230 S Columbus Drive, south of Monroe Street.
Exuberus is designed and hosted by the Art Institute Teen Council.
Gemini Bday Bash Roof Top Day Party w/ Lateesha
Reggies 2105 s. State
House Club Tour 2016
2105 South State Street
Chicago, IL 60616
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 6:00 PM –Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 12:00 AM (CDT)
HOUSE CLUB TOUR
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29TH, 2016
Travel on a journey showcasing Chicago’s
finest House DJs & Sounds of House Music
Afro House, Classic House, Chicago Old School, Down Tempo Disco, Funk, Global House, Latin, Studio 54, Underground, Vinyl
DRINK SPECIALS ALL NIGHT
VIP AFTER PARTY
GET ON THE BUS!! 6:00pm until Midnight
Rotating Buses Every 30 Minutes
*No Driving ~ No Parking Fees*
Crawl with friends to:
Norman’s Bistro, Gallery Guichard, V75, Lemelle’s, L26 (South Loop Hotel), Reggie’s Rooftop, The Promontory, Francis Cocktail Lounge, Red Pepper Lounge, & Family Den!!!
“Part of the Excitement is Getting There!”
*Great for Class & Family Reunions*
Produced by: House Club Tour
Hosted by: *Ronda Flowers* *Dana Divine* *Robert KoKo Walker*
*MUST BE 21+ TO PARTICIPATE*
The Ghore Tour
Make Music Chicago
Motor Row Craft Beer & Wine Fest (2nd annual)
sample beers from more than a dozen microbreweries including the neighborhood’s own Motor Row Brewing. Throw in wine and live music throughout the day and this looks like a good bet for the holiday weekend. Sept. 5-6. $5 general admission, $35 for a tasting pass good for up to 15 samples of beer or wine. 1600-1800 blocks of South Wabash Ave., 773-868-3010
Saturday/Sunday, August 27-28, 2100 S. Michigan Ave. (at Cermak)
Fathers’s Day Day Party
Ladi SOUL presents…
A Father’s Day Day Party for the Fella’s!
June 19, 2016 at 3pm
Ticket price includes…
Food, Live Music Entertainment & 1 Complimentary Drink!
Live Music Performances by…
Perfomances Start at 5pm!
Plenty of FREE & meter parking!
SECURITY ON SITE!!
TO RSVP YOUR ENTRY USE THIS FREE TICKET TO PAY $30 at THE DOOR!
ONCE CAPACITY IS REACHED YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO ENTER!
YOU MUST HAVE THIS TICKET TO ENTER IF CAPACITY IS REACHED… JUST SHOW THIS TICKET!
(electronic or printed) NO EXCEPTIONS!!
- Sunday, June 19, 2016 from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CDT)
- WHERE #NuBluStudios
- Nu Blu Studios – 2628 S. Wabash 2nd Flr, Chicago, IL 60616 – View Map
Greek Independence Day Parade
April 17, 2016
Taste of Greektown
August 27 – 28, 2016, 400 S. Halsted St. at Van BurenMotor Row Craft Beer & Wine Fest, August 27 and 28, 2016, 2100 S. Michigan Ave. (Michigan Ave. at Cermak Rd.)
This new fest focuses on authentic food from Chicago’s Mexican community with a chef competition (chefetition?), dance troupes, and Mexican carnival.
Little Village (26th & California)
Chicago’s Hispanic community will again celebrate Mexico’s independence from Spain as well as South-of-the Border culture at the 27th annual Festival de La Villita (Little Village Festival), one of the Midwest’s premier outdoor gala of Mexican heritage.
The J-DEf Alumni Art Show
#CulturaEnPilsen #Jdef #AlumniArtShow
Pilsen Catina Crawl
Saturday May 7, 21016 12- 6pm
18th st. chicago
Mare Adventencia Lirika
Mole De Mayo
May 27- 29, 18th St. at Ashland Ave, Pilsen
Do Division Fest
June 3-June 5,
on Hoyne between Crystal and Potomac
and on Crystal between Hoyne and Damen
June 11, 12, 18th Street at Allport
Oakley Festa Pasta Vino
June 18-20, 2400 S. Oakley
Latin Alternative Music Fest
with Café Tacuba, Kinky, and Ozomatli.
Pilsen (Addams Park)
Fiesta De Sol
July 28 – 3, Pilsen on Cermak between Morgan and Ashland
Saturday May 7, 21016 12- 6pm
18th st. chicago
August 13, 2016
Pilsen (Addams Medill Park), 1301 W. 14th St.
Chicago, IL 60608
12 Noon-10 pm
$45 GA / $75 IRIE VIP
Featuring two live music stages, the new #ReggaeFest Chicago will be a One Day, One Love celebration of various reggae genres including ska, reggaeton, roots reggae, Caribbean dance hall, Spanish reggae and world music.
September 9-11, 2016
Little Village, 26th St. and Kostner Ave.
Chicago, IL 60623
Friday, 6-10 pm; Saturday & Sunday, 2-10 pm
2016 Chicago Dragon Boat Race for Literacy
June 25, Ping Tom Memorial Park, 300 W. 19th Street.
300 W. 19th Street. By Chicago Chinatown Chamber of Commerce
Chinatown Summer Fair
July 17, Wentworth Ave from Cermak Road to 24th Place
FREE EVENT! NO COVER! FREE EVENT! NO COVER!
THURSDAY, August 11, 2016
SALSA MAMBO BACHATA & MORE at PING TOM MEMORIAL PARK
Ping Tom Memorial Park (in Chinatown)
300 W. 19th Street
– Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events
– Chicago Park District
– Chicago SummerDance
– Chicago Night Out in the Parks
– El Caobo Internacional
– WHPK Internatonal Format, 88.5 fm, Chicago
6:00pm – 7:00pm:
– Dance Lesson by Denita Inez: Salsa | Mambo | Bachata
7:00pm – 8:20pm:
– Music by El Caobo (Salsa | Mambo | Merengue | Bachata)
8:20pm – 8:40pm:
– Break / Announcments
8:40pm – 9:30pm:
– Music by El Caobo (Salsa | Mambo | Merengue | Kizomba)
Ping Tom Memorial Park is accessible by WATER TAXI from several locations! More information: http://www.chicagowatertaxi.com/chinatown/
Poise Fashion Show
2016 St Barbara’s 4 Day Carnival & Music Fest
St. Barbara Parish Chicago in Bridgeport
2859 S. Throop Street
Chicago, IL 60608
Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 6:00 PM –Sunday, June 19, 2016 at 10:00 PM (CDT)
Southside Arts & Music festival
July 21-22, 2016
Bridgeport art center 3rd Fridays
Artists on the 5th, 4th, 3rd and River Level floors are excited to open their creative spaces to the public. Every third Friday of the month.Admission is free! Parking is available at no charge on the North side of the building. Upon arrival, please use either the NORTH ENTRANCE.
zhou b art center 3rd Fridays
Loose Squares Art exhibition
#Bronzeville #LooseSquaresExhibition #BlancGallery
Earth Day Celebration
#EathDayCelebrations #EdenPlaceNatureCenter #UrbanjunctureFoundation #BIG
Urbanism Art Exhbition
The Read Live
Harold Washington Cultural Center
4701 South Doctor Martin Luther King Junior Drive
Chicago, IL 60653
Saturday, April 30, 2016 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (CDT)
Jamaica Funk Show Festival of Music
Shared History Art Exhibition
51st Annual Art Auction & Fundraiser &75th Anniversary
More current and upcoming events for SSCA
can be found here:
The Artist Lounge B-Day Bash
This week is a big day!! We’re doing a double celebration, and double celebrations mean double features!!!!!!
1. we celebrate Dometi Pongo“s BDAY!!!!!
2. We celebrate the 1st BDAY of THE OPEN MIC!! We’ve been going for a year now (WOW)
This will be a huge show! please come ON TIME!
LIMITED OPEN MIC
LIMITED OPEN MIC
LIMITED OPEN MIC
LIMITED OPEN MIC
PHENOM & UNEQU’KA and JUSTFLO!!!
We’re so exiceted! bring a friend, Pleeeeaaaase!!!!!
JuneTeenth Celebration W/ Hunter International Gallery
The Hunter International Gallery Presents Juneteenth Art Exhibition. This Exhibition focuses on the Expressions of artist from African descent whos work demanstrates the creativity and strengh that we have been able to maintian while living in the confines of America.
Free to the public the Reception will take place July 27th from 4-7pm with light refeshments and Open Mic/ Jam session from 7-10pm
Regular Gallery Hours are 11 am- 3pm RIng Door Bell for entrance
Artist included are….
B. Rael Ali – Curator
Alan Emerson Hicks
Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free. Note that this was two and a half years after President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation – which had become official January 1, 1863.
For the Love Of Comedy
Black Men Stand Up Celebration
Bronzeville Jerk shack’s Teacher Tuesdays
Jokes and Notes
Bronzeville Community Garden
Yoga in the Garden w/ Embody Physique Health & Fitness Every Tuesday Starting 06/2016
Bronzeville Summer Nights Summer Festival & Bronzeville Trolley Tours
Bronzeville Summer Nights and Trolley Tours
Bronzeville Retail Initiave Pop Up Events
Bud Billiken Parade
(and related activities), August 9, 35-55th & Martin Luther King Drive, 10 a.m.
African Festival of the Arts
September 2-5, Washington Park
Hyde Park’s First Thursday events
Free Painting Sessions @ U Of C
Free Figure Drawing @ U Of C
Emerging Leaders Social
5460 s. University Ave
Chicago’s Bronzeville The Musical
Ayodele Drums’ Deja Vu Dance Concert 2016
Logan Center For the Arts 915 e. 60th st.
When God Created Woman A Theatrical Production
May 8, 2016
Dusable Museum Summer Events
Proclamation! The Black Composer Speaks &
The Art Of Moving Butts
The New School Daze
Spring Tune Up Family Event
Hyde Park Bazaar & The Blowing Smoke Tour
Damien Escobar Live
A Benefit for the Betty Shabazz International Charter School.
Friday, July 8 at 7 PM in EDT
5311 South Lake Park Ave West Chicago, IL 60615 United States
South Side Salsa
FREE EVENT! NO COVER!
3rd WEDNESDAY SOUTHSIDE SALSA AT THE PROMONTORY!
SALSA | MAMBO | BACHATA | CHA-CHA-CHÁ
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
(Every 3rd Wednesday of the Month)
– 7:00pm: Doors Open
– 8:00pm: Dance Lesson by BLDA & BLDA Special Council Vishy Sharma.
Japanese garden children’s festival
May 21-May 22, 2016
Harper Court Summer Music Festival
The University of Chicago has teamed with Eric Williams, owner of The Silver Room (formerly in Wicker Park and now in Hyde Park) for a series of free, open-air music events in Hyde Park – the Harper Court Summer Music Series. This is the second year we are doing this after a great response last year..
‧ Event dates and times
‧ Event prices
‧ Website (if available)
Harper Court’s Summer Series
Hyde Park Farmers Market
The Movement w/Little Black Pearl
The Movement: Sip ‘n Shop Event brings you the BEST of Chicago’s FINEST African-American Fashion Designers, Entrepreneurs, Business Owner, Jewelry Designers, Artist and Chefs all while raising awareness about our social and economical power as Black consumers.
YOU’LL ALSO HAVE THE PLEASURE OF PURCHASING APPETIZERS FROM SOME OF CHICAGO’S FINEST AFRICAN-AMERICAN EATERIES:
57th Street Art Fair
June 4 and 5, Hyde Park, 69th annual fair
Indie Soul Weekend
This year, Indie Soul Music Weekend will be celebrated on June 16 – 19, 2016 via digital and in-market activities across the country. The mission is to launch an international platform for the Independent Soul Music Community to spread awareness and to share, promote, and sell their content. It’s also no coincidence that Indie Soul Music Weekend was strategically scheduled in the middle of Black Music Month–which was actually decreed “African American Music Appreciation Month” by President Obama in 2009.
Join us in Chicago at Sip and Savor in Hyde Park (5301 S. Hyde Park Blvd.) as we showcase some of the BEST & BRIGHTEST Indie Soul Artists and Musicians that the city has to offer!!
LIVE PERFORMANCES BY TWO OF CHICAGO’S OWN INDIE SOUL ARTISTS:
PURCHASE TIX @ https://indiesoulmusicweekendchicago.eventbrite.com/
12th Annual Hyde Park Arts & Crafts Adventure
Artists and crafts artists will fill the beautiful Outdoor Courtyard of Univ. of Chicago’s Hyde Park Center with work they themselves created. With its trees, benches, flowers and even a fountain, the courtyard provides the perfect ambiance for the show. It’s intimate setting creates the atmosphere for conversations between artists and patrons. An exciting array of work will be on display by the artist and craftsartis who created the work. Each of the exhibitors will be happy to discuss their work with you! Programs will be available free of charge at the show listing the exhibitors, their medums and their locations in the show. Saturday 10am-6pm and Sunday 10am-5pm. If you wish to jury to participate in the show, please submit 4 images representative of your work you wish to exhibit, one of your display set-up, your first/last name, physical address, daytime telephone number – resume/show listing helpful. Submit to Asoaartists@aol.com and indicate it is for the Hyde Park Show.
Food for Thought Open Mic Check
Community Day & Taking It to The Streets
Lion and The Lamb Ministries
Community Day Event
Free Food, Snow Cones & Bibles
500 Bibles will be distributed
July 9, 2016
From 2pm-4pm between 63rd and Ashland and Marshfield.
Contact Info: 773- 454 -33 22
South Side Film Screening
May 7, 2016
Heal Our Cities Photography Exhibit w/ Ssouth Side In Focu
“Heal Our City” is a community arts event focusing on health and wellness in Chicago. It will feature poetry, photo narratives, oral histories, and documentary film from four South Side neighborhoods. Please join us in our exploration and discussion of holistic wellbeing and community on the South Side.
This event is free and open to the public. Food from Soul Vegetarian will be provided!
We are providing bus service to the event at I Grow Chicago (6402 S Honore)! Buses depart from the following locations at 4:30PM
-59th & University (Harper Memorial Library)
-51st & Martin Luther King Drive
Buses will leave I Grow Chicago at 6:30 pm to return to their original pickup locations
South Side in Focus originated from an interest in broadening our understanding of the community we live in, beyond the media portrayal emphasizing violence and poverty. We use photo-narratives to initiate an open, personal, and holistic dialogue about life in South Side communities.
Over the past few months, we asked members of I Grow Chicago,Blackstone Bicycle Works, Creativity in Motion, Urban Juncture Foundation, and the Artful Living Program to take photos of what makes them feel well or unwell in their communities. We then used these photos to collect oral histories about their lives and communities. “Heal Our City” is the debut of these unique stories.
Don’t forget to check out our website! southsideinfocus.org
Lets Talk Food Englewood
Kickoff Strolling Dinner Reception
Friday, June 24th | 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Join us for a strolling dinner reception featuring DJ Kool Ant, Rapper Leonard L. Harris (GLC) and Comedian Meechie Hall. Meet your Saturday special guest speakers at the event.
Food As Medicine Education Workshop
Saturday, June 25th | 8:00AM – 7:00PM
Enjoy a series of healthy eating talks and cooking demostrations, and receive guidance from some of the country’s leading health professionals. You will learn how to distinguish between real food and fake food stuff, identify foods that may be contributing to your ailments, decode food labels, put an end to those nagging cravings, and create a healhty eating plan that sticks.
PLUS – Sign up for the Two Week Detox Challenge!
Special arrangements will be made for childcare and parking.
To register for the event, please email Angela Jordan: email@example.com.
Terry Mason, MD – Chief Operating Officer at Cook County Department of Public Health and featured in the popular movie “Forks Over Knives”
Akua Woolbright, PHD – Nutrition Program Director for Whole Cities Foundation
Legends Concert & Bantu Fest
The Legends Concert and Bantu Fest is a one of a kind event that promotes cultural exchange and connection among nations. The event is designed to educate people of all nations on countries featured, through their music, food, culture, history, entertainment and more. The event features bands and local artists performing Legends’ famous hits from featured Countries and World Wide – Live. Some of the featured countries are; Haiti, Belize, Cameroon, Jamaica, USA, Congo, Senegal, Nigeria, South Africa, Liberia, Brazil, Nigeria, Ghana and more. The event will feature live bands, live performances, children and family fun/learning activities, workshops, food (Taste of featured countries), vendors and more. This is a family-friendly event that will bring together at least 5,000 people from different demographics; the goal is to promote Family, Love, Unity and Cultures.
Open Mic Night
Healing Through Meditation
4th Annual Juneteenth Celebration
CultureConnection360’s 7th Ann. Anniv. BBQ!!
(use hastag #CC360BBQ)
Every year it gets better & better!
SAVE THE DATE!
Saturday, August 27, 2016 from 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CDT)
Culture Connection – 400 W 71st St, Chicago, IL 60621 – View Map
More culture connection event updates here: http://www.cultureconnection360.com/store/c1/store
Howard Hewett Live
Chicago Margarita Festival Off South Shore Beach
Friday Night Booze Cruise
Bella Sky is celebrating their 3rd Year Anniversary
Join us for an evening of fashion, shopping, light bites, wine and conversation…
Enjoy an evening of sophistication and class! Network with other business owners and Chicago’s finest.
- Saturday, June 25, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM (CDT)
- EventSpace 7040 – 7040 South Stony Island, Chicago, IL 60649 – View Map
Chicago, IL EventsPartyFashion
On The Road Vendors Fest
The next Small Business Center on the Road Small Business Expo will be on Saturday, June 25th at South Shore Cultural Center.
The City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection and the Small Business Center invites small business owners and entrepreneurs to its FREE Small Business Center on the Road business expo with more than 40 exhibitors offering resources.
7 Reasons to Attend:
- Center for Economic Progress hosts Tax Clinic
- Two Free Workshops for Entrepreneurs
- City of Chicago Business Consultants at the ready to support your licensing needs and answer questions
- Photographer to take professional headshots
- The Law Project hosts Legal Clinic
- Ulta Cosmetics doing professional makeovers
- City Treasurer hosts Networking Hour
- Saturday, June 25, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM (CDT)
- South Shore Cultural Center – 7059 South South Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60649 – View Map
Chicago, IL Events Class Business
Catch breathtaking views of the Chicago skyline from the river, and out on Lake Michigan while dancing, drinking, and having a wild time aboard the Friday Night Booze Cruise! Tickets include a Live DJ & Dancing!
South Shore Summer Festival
|Date:||Sunday, August 21|
|Time:||11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.|
|Location:||South Shore Cultural Center (7059 S South Shore Dr.), Chicago|
-South Shore Cultural Center & Beach – 7059 South South Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 6064 WHEN Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 12:00 PM – Sunday, July 31, 2016 at 8:45 PM (CDT
Whiskey By The Water
Fantasie Negre III
Fantasie Negre III, the annual fundraiser of the Chicago Music Association, is a celebration of musical excellence. We are honored to present this year’s featured artists, acclaimed concert violinist Rachel Barton Pine and the brilliant vocal artistry of Rodrick Dixon and Alfreda Burke. Pine, Dixon and Burke, all Chicagoans, have recorded and performed with major ochestras and opera companies throughout the United States as will as internationally. Pine’s Violin Concertos by Black Composers of the 18th and 19th Centuries, shed light on four gifted musicians of African descent that made significant contributions to Western classical music, and was nominated for a National Public Radio Heritage Award. In addition to their numerous operatic offerings, Dixon and Burke have been heralded for their performances in Hallelujah Broadway, Too Hot to Handel, and Songs of a Dream. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see all three of these gifted musicians on the same stage!
- Sunday, August 28, 2016 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (CDT)
- South Shore Cultural Center – 7059 S Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60649
Chicago, IL Events Performance Music
63rd St. Beach
Takin’ It To The Streets Festival & Summit 2016
Takin’ It To The Streets returns on August 6, 2016! As the nation’s largest Muslim-led urban international festival, ‘Streets 2016 will once again fill Marquette Park with the dynamism of our diverse cultural, spiritual, and artistic traditions while attempting to live out the legacy of the fearless leaders that have come before us.
‘Streets 2016 attendees across socioeconomic, ethnic and religious lines will come together to unveil the city’s first MLK Memorial, hoping to leave a lasting imprint on Marquette Park long after the stage lights go off!
Dare2tri Paratriathlon Club
6300 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60649
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
at 10:00 AM –Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 4:00 PM (CDT)
Earth Day in Chicago
Saturday, April 23rd is
Join volunteers to clean and green a neighborhood park or preserve
from 9:00AM – Noon.
6401 S Stony Island Ave, Chicago, IL 60637
Will meet by 63rd Street at the beach
Our 2nd Annual Ride Over Violence
Arrival Time: 8:30 AM
Departure Time: 9 AM_SHARP
End Time: 2 PM
Ride Leader (Name/Email/Cell Number): Brenda 773-484-0944 & Elihu 773-355-9970
Start Location: Trinity United Church of Christ Parking Lot, 400 95th St
Trinity United Church of Christ Parking Lot
400 95th St
Chicago, IL 60628
Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM (CDT)
Jackons’ Parks’ 31st Annual Hunger Walk
The Greater Chicago Food Depository is thrilled to announce that the 31st Annual Hunger Walk will be held June 25, 2016 at Jackson Park. Join us as we raise awareness of hunger in our community and support pantries, soup kitchens and shelters. Ticket sales and donations support the fight against hunger in Cook County.
Hunger Walk Morning Schedule
7:00 AM Registration Opens
8:30 AM Start of Walk
12:00 PM End of Walk WHEN Saturday, June 25, 2016 from 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM (CDT) WHEREJackson Park – 6401 South Stony Island Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637 – View Map
I Believe In Us BBQ
June 25, 1016
Bless us with your presence June 25th as artist/speaker/activist GC hosts the “I Believe In Us” BBQ. Food & music will be provided for the community as we celebrate and promote non-violence,positivity & activism. Footage of this event will be captured for GC’s single “Believe In Us”. We are calling all artists, community activists and leaders to make special cameo appearances.
The Chosen Few DJs Music Festival, July 2-3, 2016!
The Chosen Few DJs Music Festival, July 2-3, 2016! Featuring Chosen Few DJs Wayne Williams, Jesse Saunders, Tony Hatchett, Alan King, Andre Hatchett, Terry Hunter & Mike Dunn! Special guests Roy Ayers, Cheryl Lynn, Monique Bingham, Joe Claussell & more!
Saturday, July 2, 2016 at 7:00 AM – Sunday, July 3, 2016 at 8:00 PM (CDT)
Ride over violence
This ride is at your own pace biking 20 minutes north down the Lake Front Trail and back. This ride is meant to help riders feel comfortable bike riding while we discover how far we can ride in 20 minutes. This way we may become comfortable riding in longer tours through our communities to enhance our health, communal wellbeing and economic prosperity. Together we can ride over violence 😉
Can I LiVe : Cypher FInale
Sunday June 19, 2016
Black Cinema House, 7200 S Kimbark Ave, Chicago, IL 60619
The Moving Images, Making Cities Film Series is a cinematic companion to Place Lab’s Ethical Redevelopment Public Convenings + Salon Series. Ethical Redevelopment makes the case for mindful city-building. By utilizing cross-city networks and cross-sector innovation, Ethical Redevelopment works to shift the value system from conventional, profit-driven development practices to conscientious interventions in the urban context.
The filmmakers call it “Chicago’s most hotly contested 70 acres of land.” With its prime central location, Cabrini Green was hailed as a public housing triumph and demonized as an urban disaster. Beginning in 1995, it was demolished, bit and bit, then repackaged as a “mixed income”development, where, unsurprisingly, the former, largely black residents have been marginalized or driven away. Ronit Bezalel and Judy Hoffman, who first covered the subject in their celebrated 1999 short Voices of Cabrini, spent 15 years on this eye-opening follow-up, which uses personal stories, expert commentary, and informative history to celebrate the spirit of a unique community and to mourn its betrayal and destruction.
A partnership between Place Lab and Black Cinema House this screening and conversation with Ronit Bezalel about her award-winning film on the demolition and repackaging of Cabrini Green kicks off a year-long film series exploring the complexities of neighborhood transformation and revealing the poetics of place.
(Ronit Bezalel and Judy Hoffman, 2015, 70 min)
84th Green St. Poetry On The Corner
Thursdays 9:30p-1aThis event is open to POETS, COMEDIANS, SINGERS, MC’s, AUTHORS, MUSICIANS, DANCERS, ARTISTS, etc! Just come on time & sign the list to perform!Thursday APRIL 28th, we will bring to you the music director, composer, musician and poet… Damen Damentional Tolbert!Doors will open @ 9:30p this nite. $5 Donation Entry. Showcase/OpenMic list will start at 9:45p & the list will close at 10:45p. There will be lite snacks, food and drinks available so bring extra cash!
Laff Out Late
Heaven On Seven Comedy JAM @ Mr. G’s
WHENSaturday, May 28, 2016 at 8:00 PM – Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 1:30 AM (CDT) WHEREMr. G’s – 1547 W. 87th Street, Chicago , Il 60620 – View Map
South East Chicago
Talking Black Love Super Ujamaa Market
The Comedy Xperience
Want to hear sumthin funny? We are hosting a comedy showcase! how’s that for a laugh? Not funny enough? Then come see sumthin funny and laugh the lining out of your stomach. Some of the best in sketch and standup comedy performed by some of Chi’town’s best comedians. Performerances by BET, Comedy Central, and TBS Just for Laughs Comics, Calvin Evans, Mickey Housey, Just Nesh, and T Murph. Hosted by Em & Lem, two dam@%! fools. Presented by K&C Marketing Group. Doors open at 7pm, show starts at 8pm. Come witness a Laugh until you cry experience.
- Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (CDT)
- WVON 1690 AM Legacy Room – 1000 East 87th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60619 – View Maphttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/see-sumthin-funny-hear-sumthin-funny-comedy-xperience-tickets-25171402342?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&utm-source=cp&utm-term=listing
South Side Soul Fest
The Wild Hundreds
Not Man Made Photo Exhibition
South Halsted Neighborhood Marketplace
841 W 115th St
841 West 115th Street
Chicago, IL 60643
Saturday, July 9, 2016 at 9:00 AM –Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 1:00 PM (CDT)
Father’s Day Comedy Jam
When She Became Her
Aniba Hotep & The Soul Collective @ The Gran Re-Opening of Country club Hills Theater
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Facebook is generating 8 billion video views per day. By 2019, there will be nearly 6 billion internet users with 21 billion networked devices and connections.
Define the value of video for a REALTOR®
Describe apps used to capture video content
Summarize the equipment needed to produce quality video content
Set-Up an Instagram account to capture a 60-second video