Black Divinity Meditation Day

“No sustained transformation can take place without going within, to experience our essential nature and allowing it to come forth to guide our lives.” -Kamau Abayomi, Creator of Black Divinity Meditation Day Saturday April 6th, within the New Moon energy, will be Black Divinity Meditation Day. Black Divinity Meditation Day is a global event beginning… Learn More

BPP 10 Point Film Series

#4. We Want Decent Housing, Fit for the Shelter of Human Beings. Arts Bank Cinema is proud to present the BPP Ten Point Program Film Series, hosted the first Sunday of each month in partnership with members of the IL Chapter of the Black Panther Party. Each month’s program will use cinema and dialogue to… Learn More

Sunday Service with DJ Duane Powell

Join us for a special Easter daytime dance party in the Johnson Lounge hosted by DJ in residence Duane Powell. Duane brings the spirit in with his distinct mixes of house, soul, and disco, and the lounge becomes a sanctuary for neighbors and visitors of all ages needing to break free. It’s fitting that Duane… Learn More

Madd Crates: Bring Your Own Vinyl

Be the DJ at the Arts Bank’s monthly Bring Your Own Vinyl Sunday. Hosted by Rahsaan “DJ Sean Doe” Hawkins and Chantala Kommanivanh, Madd Crates is open to anyone with records they want to spin. Come with your crate, or come to hang and enjoy the eclectic grooves. All are welcome, cocktails, beer, wine, and… Learn More