Tuesday, January 13, 2009
WINTER BLOCK PARTY FOR CHICAGO'S HIP HOP ARTS!!! JAN. 25
CHICAGO PUBLIC RADIO PRESENTS: A WINTER BLOCK PARTY FOR CHICAGO’S HIP-HOP ARTS,
Sunday JAN. 25
@ Victory Garden's Biograph Theater
2433 N. Lincoln Ave
From 12 noon to 6 pm, come to our free Winter Block Party, featuring a live mural painting by Revise CMW, music by DJ Itch13 and DJ Issues and a debut gallery exhibition of works-for-sale by some of Chicago's most notable artists, including Krista Franklin, Zeph Farmby, Brett Neiman, Kane, Novem Studios, Roper, Revise CMW and The Cartel, Rebekah Raleigh, Sam Adams, Stephanie Land, James "Casper" Jankowiak, Sandra Antongiorgi, David Robinson and Rebecca Crouch.
At 3 pm, enjoy a special Open Mic Academy, featuring hip-hop playwright Idris Goodwin and Poetry Slam Champion Roger Bonair-Agrad.
Stay for the ticketed main event at 7 pm, featuring Deja K. Taylor and Chicago-born William "Upski" Wimsatt presenting his State of Society Report entitled Movement-Building in the Age of Obama –
An Evening of Stories, Strategies and Straight Talk.
He’ll be joined by Tribune columnist Rick Kogan to talk politics, art and the public square.
For complete event
details, visit chicagopublicradio.org/events.
VICTORY GARDENS BIOGRAPH THEATER
2433 N. Lincoln Ave. | Chicago, IL
Purchase tickets online: chicagopublicradio.org/events or at the door
For ticket info, call 312-948-4644