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Bronzeville’s Lillian Marcie Center, A 350-Seat Theater In The Works, Gets $26 Million In State Funding

The grant will bring actor Harry Lennix one step closer to realizing his vision of a "Black Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts."

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Bronzeville’s The Forum Gets $1 Million Grant To Build Arts And Culture Hub In Historic Building

The grant from the Andrew M. Mellon Foundation will support The Creative Complex at The Forum, which will have four arts-based spaces inside the 127 year-old building.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

A South Side Woman Will ‘Yarn Bomb’ You If You Donate To Renovate The Forum, A Famed Black Chicago Landmark

Valerie Sherman, known as the South Side Yarn Bomber, is using her crochet skills to support The Forum with a fundraiser and knitting events.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Bronzeville’s The Forum, Once The Epicenter Of Black Life In Chicago, Will Be Restored After City Council Approval

Now, the team behind the $20 million rehab is fundraising to bring the storied venue on East 43rd Street back to life.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

The Forum In Bronzeville Is Continuing Its Comeback, But Owners Need Help As Costs To Fix Historic Building Pile Up

Could a long-closed venue be the key to economic and cultural revival? Entrepreneur Bernard Loyd believes so, and he is determined to make it happen.

Bronzeville, Near South Side