Dancing Beyond the Borderline

The South Chicago Dance Theatre’s newest work Dancing Beyond the Borderline: An Immersive Performance Experience is an interdisciplinary evening length performance. Dancing Beyond the Borderline provides first account recollections of the Great Migration, a look at life in Chicago’s infamous Black Belt through Jazz in the Alley founder Jimmy Ellis, and a forward to a… Learn More

AACM Great Black Music Ensemble

Rebuild Foundation’s Artists in Residence the AACM Great Black Music Ensemble perform the first Sunday of every month at the Stony Island Arts Bank. As a premier performing group of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians, Inc. (AACM), Great Black Music Ensemble features some of Chicago‚Äôs most visionary artists of improvisation and creative… Learn More

Parts of Speech: Tomeka Reid

This event is part of “Parts of Speech,” curated by the Museum of Contemporary Art, and is free and open to the public. Tomeka Reid, a cellist and composer, is especially concerned with the reception of jazz and improvised music. She wonders how, without advocacy and education, this music will continue to be heard, and… Learn More