Join us for Part 2 of BSNADT!
Meet us on 47th Street – King Drive to Cottage Grove – to explore the rich artistic culture and entertainment of Bronzeville and surrounding neighborhoods!
Food, drinks, live music and more! ADMISSION is FREE!!!
Here’s what’s happening on Friday, July 15th, 6-9pm:
Family Fun at McDonalds featuring performances by the King High School Jazz Band, games, Hawaiian Punch samplings, giveaways and more!
For Kids: Meet & Greet with the one and only Ronald McDonald, jumping jack fun, and the McDonalds Basketball Toss.
Plus FREE Ronald McDonald House Charities Mobile Children’s health examinations.
Sam Trump will bring his innovative, down home soul to the streets of Bronzeville. He’s been traveling across the country, creating quite a buzz and we are excited to have this next generation trumpeter join the BSNADT line up.
M.A.D.D. Rhythms TAPdance collective joins us once again to spread the love and joy of TAP, bringing poise, versatility and big energy.
Chicago Blues Museum presents Bronzeville Dance thru the Decades featuring non-stop archival musical footage with highlights of performances of legendary entertainers related to Bronzeville and Chicago. Featured entertainers include Jackie Wilson, James Brown, B.B. King and many more.
Sponsored in part by Martell.
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Rotating trolley stops at each gallery every 30 minutes
The downtown trolley will transport patrons from the corner of Randolph Street and Columbus Drive (near the AON center) to Little Black Pearl approximately every 30 minutes. The downtown trolley begins service at 5:30pm and concludes service at 9:00pm.
Participating Art Establishments:
4445 South King Drive
The Path is Not Linear (negotiating humanity)
Featured Artists: Elizabeth Allen-Cannon, Vidura Jang Bahadur, Andrew Bearnot, Jan Brugger, Evan Carter, Kyle Hossli, Ben Nicholson and Shanna Zentner
Bronzeville Artist Lofts
436 East 47th Street
1. Mario Uomo Showroom
2. Nikki Bruce, “GreyMatter Photography”
3. Roger Carter
4. Raymond Anthony Thomas
5. Phantom Gallery Chicago Network presents,
“Black Experimentalism” curated by Alpha Bruton, Alan Emerson Hicks
Renee Baker is the composer of four operas. Currently she is working as a film score composer, having composed and released a new score for Oscar Michaeux’s “race film” masterpiece BODY AND SOUL (1925) with the music performed by her Chicago Modern Orchestra Project ensemble.
Collected Voices Film Fest
A Collection of Films on Life in Chicago by Danielle Echols and Ife Olatunji
Faie African Art
1005 East 43rd Street
436 East 47th Street
Echoes of Our Journey
6 artists using the original doors from the Bronzeville Artist Lofts to create art! Alpha Bruton, Marlene Campbell, Roger Carter, Andre Guichard, Alan Emerson Hicks and Raymond A. Thomas
Little Black Pearl Art and Design Center
1060 East 47th Street
South Side Community Art Center
3831 South Michigan Avenue
The Great Migration: The Journey and New Beginnings; Featuring the art of Gerald Griffin and many other contemporary prominent Chicago artists.
More information available at www.bsnadt.com. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @BSNADT!