Writers Workshop

Curated by teaching artist and Rebuild volunteer Jo McEntee, the Writers Workshop nurtures individual growth and supports collaborative projects. In 2018, the workshop will focus on turning writers into published authors. To accomplish that goal, the workshop format now includes topics in the writing/publishing process.

A Ballerina’s Tale

Directed by noted author, journalist, music and culture critic Nelson George, this documentary features Black ballerina Misty Copeland. It examines her rise as a child prodigy, who began ballet at age 13 at the local Boys and Girls Club, suffered poverty at a young age and dealt with a public custody battle between her mother… Learn More

Saturday Soul at CEx

Spinning cuts from his origins—spanning the 1970s soul music scene, 80s house, 90s acid jazz era, and the neo-soul and electrosoul movements of recent years

The Great Black Music Ensemble led by Ernest Dawkins

Acclaimed jazz saxophonist and composer Ernest Dawkins and his band presents a special performance in partnership with the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians, featuring guest jazz guitarist George Freemen.

CANCELED – Writers Workshop

Curated by teaching artist and Rebuild volunteer Jo McEntee, the Writers Workshop nurtures individual growth and supports collaborative projects. In 2018, the workshop will focus on turning writers into published authors. To accomplish that goal, the workshop format now includes topics in the writing/publishing process.

Saturday Soul at CEx

Spinning cuts from his origins—spanning the 1970s soul music scene, 80s house, 90s acid jazz era, and the neo-soul and electrosoul movements of recent years

The Jiā 家 Project: South Side :: Family Portraits by Nancy Wong

Come have a FREE family portrait taken by Chicago photographer Nancy Wong (www.nancymwong.com). This photo project is in collaboration with Gorman House Publishing and the Rebuild Foundation. The Jiā Project celebrates families on the south side by visually documenting their beauty, diversity, and emotional strength. Jiā 家 means “family” or “home” in Mandarin Chinese. The… Learn More

Work on the Sabbath featuring Angel Bat Dawid

Join us for Work on the Sabbath featuring Angel Bat Dawid! Angel Bat Dawid is a Black American Traditional Music Composer, Improviser, Clarinetist, Pianist and Vinyl Addict. Angel is a sonic archaeologist gathering sounds and music from space, the heavens, the ethers and beyond. Restoring peace, love and healing to the world using the most… Learn More

The Women of Brewster Place

Adapted from the critically-acclaimed debut novel from Gloria Naylor, The Women of Brewster place focuses on a group of women living in a housing project over the course of thirty years. Starring notable Black actors Olivia Cole, Oprah Winfrey, Robin Givens, Jackee Harry and others, Naylor’s plot examine’s with high-powered perception poverty, misogynoir, and the… Learn More

Writers Workshop

Curated by teaching artist and Rebuild volunteer Jo McEntee, the Writers Workshop nurtures individual growth and supports collaborative projects. In 2018, the workshop will focus on turning writers into published authors. To accomplish that goal, the workshop format now includes topics in the writing/publishing process.

Saturday Soul at CEx

Spinning cuts from his origins—spanning the 1970s soul music scene, 80s house, 90s acid jazz era, and the neo-soul and electrosoul movements of recent years

Work on the Sabbath featuring Angèle Anise

Here now in time to rock you, to move you, to free and heal you, Angéle Anise ethereally heeds call. Fueled by a rich fusion of genres and timeless muses, her soul goal is to evoke empathy around the world with words that tune heart strings and sonics that awaken minds. Indulge if you will –… Learn More

BCH Mixtape: Vol. 3

Black Cinema House is proud to present the BCH Mixtape: Vol. 3, the third in an ongoing series of showcases that screen independent short films, comprising a variety of moving image-makers. Black Cinema House continues its mission to uplift Black cinema, as the BCH Mixtape series aims to champion an array of works by independent… Learn More

Writers Workshop

Curated by teaching artist and Rebuild volunteer Jo McEntee, the Writers Workshop nurtures individual growth and supports collaborative projects. In 2018, the workshop will focus on turning writers into published authors. To accomplish that goal, the workshop format now includes topics in the writing/publishing process.

Saturday Soul at CEx

Spinning cuts from his origins—spanning the 1970s soul music scene, 80s house, 90s acid jazz era, and the neo-soul and electrosoul movements of recent years

Work on the Sabbath featuring K- Love

Join us at BING for Work on the Sabbath hosted by K-Love the Poet. K-Love is a word-therapist, mentor, motivational speaker, and author of the highly anticipated children’s books, “For Smart Mouth Girls…” and “Poster Girl.” Work on the Sabbath is a weekly Sunday Service featuring the work of former Rebuild Foundation artist-in-residence, Yaw Agyeman,… Learn More

The Things We Do When We’re Alone

In the words of writer/ director Chanel James, “The Things We Do When We’re Alone” is about “crestfallen punk fan, Cassidy lives and breathes by the songs of her favorite band Slim Hitter. When a rare opportunity arises to see them play in her hometown, she plans an impromptu weekend back down to reconnect with… Learn More

Writers Workshop

Curated by teaching artist and Rebuild volunteer Jo McEntee, the Writers Workshop nurtures individual growth and supports collaborative projects. In 2018, the workshop will focus on turning writers into published authors. To accomplish that goal, the workshop format now includes topics in the writing/publishing process.

Saturday Soul at CEx

Spinning cuts from his origins—spanning the 1970s soul music scene, 80s house, 90s acid jazz era, and the neo-soul and electrosoul movements of recent years