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Chicago Public Media (WBEZ-Chicago)
One day just wasn't enough!
This year, The 3rd Annual Winter Block Party for Chicago’s Hip-Hop Arts continues until the end of February with an amazing visual exhibition on display and a series of planned events (see schedule below).
Thursday + Friday 6pm-9pm (1/20-21,1/27-28)
Saturday 1pm-6pm (1/22) (1/29)
Thursday + Friday 6pm-9pm (2/3-4, 2/10-11, 2/17-18, 2/24-25)
Saturday 1pm-6pm (2/5, 2/12, 2/19, 2/26)
Participating Visual Artists include: Aron Hanson, Rodrigo Solo Mireles, Chris Silva, Nick Deter Adam, Ruben Like Agurrie, Revise CMW, Kane One, Ray Cro Noland, Lili Blis, Christophe Roberts, Johnny Sampson, Stephen Flemister, Krista Franklin, Roy Afeks, Peter Kepha, Molly Butterfoss, Jonathan Mills, Carlos Dominguez (Vintage House Flier Collector), Tonika "TONI" Johnson, Jose Estrada, Billy Craven, Lauren Feece, Raul V Diaz (Vintage Hip Hop Flier and Tape Collector), Carlos Dominguez (Vintage House Flier Collector), Kevin Starke, Emily Anne Evans, Dyen NSH (Vintage Spray Can Collector), and the personal boombox collection of legendary contemporary artist, DZINE. With a marketplace featuring AKIN Chicago, CZR PRZ, Novem, UPSKI, Kevin Coval and more! A complete Catalog of works-for-sale is available at the door.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Tuesday, January 25:
Roving Café Society: Why we still dream
Thursday, January 27:
Urban Gateways 50th Anniversary Launch Party
Friday, February 11:
Art of the Vote: Mayoral Candidate Meet & Greet
Saturday, February 12:
Warehouse Junkies: Vinyl Swap [Vol.2]
Saturday, February 19:
Democracy Remixed, Black Youth and the Future of American Politics with Cathy Cohen
Friday, February 25:
Community Café: Healing Planet Rock