Saturdays at the Bank: Maggie Brown

In her Open Rehearsals, Maggie Brown develops new arrangements for jazz and bebop songs with her vocalist sister, Africa Brown, as the audience is treated to a potent musical history lesson accompanied by great music from the heart. Her live audience rehearsals often feature young musicians as they develop their repertoire to perform at festivals… Learn More

Saturdays at the Bank: DJ Duane Powell

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—Chicago based DJ, blogger, promoter and tastemaker Duane Powell kicks off his Saturday DJ series at the Stony Island Arts Bank.

Work on the Sabbath Featuring Stacy Patrice

Stacy Patrice is a healing anthropologist, immersed in the practice of soul healing for liberation. Stacy is an expressionist in movement, music and media creating salubrious experiences to activate the power within.

Stacy and Yaw will be in conversation through musical instrumentation and community sharing.

Soul Healing Yoga

Stacy Patrice’s intimate, soul-centered yoga sessions blend an educational lifestyle practice with experiential discovery and community play for adults who often handle life with few breathing spaces. Each Soul Healing Yoga session is a mind-body-soul experience for all yoga skill levels. We have mats and tea available at each session.

Hour Flow Yoga

Stacy Patrice’s intimate, soul-centered yoga sessions blend an educational lifestyle practice with experiential discovery and community play for adults who often handle life with few breathing spaces. Each Soul Healing Yoga session is a mind-body-soul experience for all yoga skill levels. We have mats and tea available at each session. Class begins promptly at 6:30pm.

Samaria Rice: A Mother Speaks

In the Fall of 2016, Rebuild Foundation received the gazebo from the Cudell Recreation Center in Cleveland, Ohio, where twelve-year-old Tamir Rice was murdered by the Cleveland Police. Samaria Rice, Tamir’s mother, will speak about why and how the gazebo came to Chicago, its significance and its care.

Archiving Workshop Redux with Maggie Brown

Join us for our second Archiving Workshop with Rebuild Artist-in-Residence Maggie Brown. This time we will be diving into the complicated world of videotape preservation and how to keep precious VHS tapes safe for years to come. We will also be doing a primer on archival storage for 35mm slides.

Saturdays at the Bank: DJ Duane Powell

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—Chicago based DJ, blogger, promoter and tastemaker Duane Powell kicks off his Saturday DJ series at the Stony Island Arts Bank.

Work on the Sabbath featuring K-Love: Black Boy Joy | Black Girl Magic

K-Love is a poet, mentor, motivational speaker, and author of the highly anticipated children’s book, For Smart Mouth Girls. Yaw and K-Love will be in musical conversation using children’s books that highlight the beauty and magic of our children. Join us for our weekly Sunday Service featuring the work of former Rebuild Foundation artist-in-residence, Yaw Agyeman, and… Learn More

Soul Healing Yoga

Stacy Patrice’s intimate, soul-centered yoga sessions blend an educational lifestyle practice with experiential discovery and community play for adults who often handle life with few breathing spaces. Each Soul Healing Yoga session is a mind-body-soul experience for all yoga skill levels. We have mats and tea available at each session.

Hour Flow Yoga

Stacy Patrice’s intimate, soul-centered yoga sessions blend an educational lifestyle practice with experiential discovery and community play for adults who often handle life with few breathing spaces. Each Soul Healing Yoga session is a mind-body-soul experience for all yoga skill levels. We have mats and tea available at each session. Class begins promptly at 6:30pm.

Taking Control of the Narrative: Shorts + conversation with Pemon Rami, David Weathersby and Abe Thompson

An evening of shorts and conversation with Chicago filmmakers, presented in partnership with It’s A Short, an online platform for award winning/award nominated short film, video and web series. The Negro Entertainer (Pemon Rami, 2014, 6 min) Is black face really necessary? An actor comes to terms with his true expression. The Joan Dameron Crisler… Learn More

Saturdays at the Bank: Maggie Brown

In her Open Rehearsals, Maggie Brown develops new arrangements for jazz and bebop songs with her vocalist sister, Africa Brown, as the audience is treated to a potent musical history lesson accompanied by great music from the heart. Her live audience rehearsals often feature young musicians as they develop their repertoire to perform at festivals… Learn More

Saturdays at the Bank: DJ Duane Powell

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—Chicago based DJ, blogger, promoter and tastemaker Duane Powell kicks off his Saturday DJ series at the Stony Island Arts Bank.

Soul Healing Yoga

Stacy Patrice’s intimate, soul-centered yoga sessions blend an educational lifestyle practice with experiential discovery and community play for adults who often handle life with few breathing spaces. Each Soul Healing Yoga session is a mind-body-soul experience for all yoga skill levels. We have mats and tea available at each session.

Work on the Sabbath featuring Angèle Anise

Musician Angèle Anise’s soul goal is to evoke empathy around the world with words that stir heart strings straight and sonics that awaken minds. The September Release of her EP “First of All” will be her introduction to the masses. Join us for our weekly Sunday Service featuring the work of former Rebuild Foundation artist-in-residence,… Learn More

Hour Flow Yoga

Stacy Patrice’s intimate, soul-centered yoga sessions blend an educational lifestyle practice with experiential discovery and community play for adults who often handle life with few breathing spaces. Each Soul Healing Yoga session is a mind-body-soul experience for all yoga skill levels. We have mats and tea available at each session. Class begins promptly at 6:30pm.

The Dovetail Series: Maggie Brown + Spektral Quartet

Conceived as an incubator for collaboration and exchange across Chicago’s geographic and cultural borders, the Dovetail Series pairs Rebuild-affiliated artists and musicians with the Spektral Quartet, University of Chicago’s ensemble-in-residence, each playing a solo set and then meeting in the middle for a devised or improvised middle set. For the July 22nd launch, Maggie Brown… Learn More

Saturdays at the Bank: DJ Duane Powell

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—Chicago based DJ, blogger, promoter and tastemaker Duane Powell kicks off his Saturday DJ series at the Stony Island Arts Bank.

Soul Healing Yoga

Stacy Patrice’s intimate, soul-centered yoga sessions blend an educational lifestyle practice with experiential discovery and community play for adults who often handle life with few breathing spaces. Each Soul Healing Yoga session is a mind-body-soul experience for all yoga skill levels. We have mats and tea available at each session.

Hour Flow Yoga

Stacy Patrice’s intimate, soul-centered yoga sessions blend an educational lifestyle practice with experiential discovery and community play for adults who often handle life with few breathing spaces. Each Soul Healing Yoga session is a mind-body-soul experience for all yoga skill levels. We have mats and tea available at each session. Class begins promptly at 6:30pm.

Black Carceral & Media Architecture + Affirmative Action & Art

Please join us for an evening of research and refreshments courtesy of the Black Metropolis Research Consortium. 2017 BMRC Summer Short-Term Fellows will speak on the following topics: “Staging Equity: The Evolution of Carceral Architecture in African American Communities in Chicago,” “Black Media Architecture in Chicago,” “Affirmative Lives,” and “Chiseling, Welding, and Painting: A Chicago Landscape’s… Learn More

Stony Island Summer Pop-Up

A pop-up event at the Stony Island Arts Bank

Saturday, July 29th heats up with a new pop-up event! Join us for the Makers Market indoors and a BBQ with sides of music, dance, and a movie on the lawn. Family friendly and open to the public.

Saturdays at the Bank: DJ Duane Powell

This Saturday, Chicago based DJ, blogger, promoter and tastemaker Duane Powell takes his DJ series outside on the lawn as part of the Stony Island Summer Pop-up program. He’ll be 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.

Soul Healing Yoga

Stacy Patrice’s intimate, soul-centered yoga sessions blend an educational lifestyle practice with experiential discovery and community play for adults who often handle life with few breathing spaces. Each Soul Healing Yoga session is a mind-body-soul experience for all yoga skill levels. We have mats and tea available at each session.

Work on the Sabbath featuring Mo Johnson

A duo consisting of Luke Sequeira and Sean Owens, “Mo Johnson” is based around a fictitious character who is surrounded by constant struggle and resorts to a life of crime. Revolving around all the aspects of a heist, Mo Johnson attempts to create a sonic pallet that sonically hijacks the listener with lush harmonics and… Learn More