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Rebuild Foundation Breaks Ground On Arts Incubator In Former South Shore Catholic School
"St. Laurence is as much about preserving Black space as it is about giving new life to creative possibilities on the South Side,” artist Theaster Gates said.
Theaster Gates Teams Up With Prada To Give 14 Black Designers A Boost — And Half Are From Chicago
"Some of this is about representation, and some of this is like, 'Oh, I didn't realize there were so many dope-ass Black people doing dope-ass Black things," Gates said.
Bronzeville Playwright J. Nicole Brooks Honored With Chicago Public Library Foundation Award
The playwright, along with artist Theaster Gates and author Amy Tan, were recognized for their contributions to the cultural landscape.
Theaster Gates’ Arts Incubator And Garden Will Prove ‘There Is Life’ In South Side’s Vacant Properties
The artist and developer previewed two Rebuild Foundation projects in South Shore: an incubator at the old St. Laurence School and the Kenwood Gardens community space.
Retreat At Currency Exchange Cafe Reopening Thursday
The cafe will host a grand reopening happy hour with music from DJ Sean Doe.
Artist Brandon Breaux’s ‘Everyday Black Heroes’ Honors A Modern Hero Each Day
Black artists, activists and educators are recognized this month in the South Side artist's nod to living history at the Stony Island Arts Bank and on Instagram.
Currency Exchange Cafe Reopens Next Week, Providing A Platform For Artists And Chefs Of Color Hit Hard By Pandemic
With performances, artist residencies and a pop-up record store, the "Retreat" activation at the Washington Park cafe will "support artists who have lost space," one leader said.
Stony Island Arts Bank Resumes Outdoor Activities With Great Black Music Ensemble Aug. 16
Performers with the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians will play a concert from 5–7 p.m. Aug. 16. It's the arts bank's first outdoor program in four months.
Theaster Gates’ Rebuild Foundation To Bring Ceramics, Yoga Studios To Grand Crossing
The foundation plans to build “3 artist pods, a wood fired kiln, and open space for outdoor programs like yoga, dance classes, and meditation" to be used seasonally.
Theaster Gates Turns 95th Street Red Line Station Into Hub For Art And Music — Complete With Live DJs
A 200-square-foot DJ booth and radio station is now in the station's north terminal, a first-of-its-kind public broadcast studio.
‘ICONIC: Black Panther’ Exhibit Honors Panthers’ Legacy In Illinois And Beyond
An exhibit commemorating the legacy of the Black Panther Party in Illinois is coming to the Stony Island Arts Bank.