Writers Workshop

Curated by teaching artist and Rebuild volunteer, Jo McEntee, the Writers Workshop is structured to nurture individual growth and foster collaborative projects.  2017  will focus on evolving writers into published authors. To accomplish that goal, the workshop format has changed from all readings and critiques to incorporate topics in the writing/publishing process.

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.

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

Writers Workshop

Curated by teaching artist and Rebuild volunteer, Jo McEntee, the Writers Workshop is structured to nurture individual growth and foster collaborative projects.  2017  will focus on evolving writers into published authors. To accomplish that goal, the workshop format has changed from all readings and critiques to incorporate topics in the writing/publishing process.

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

Work on the Sabbath featuring Meagan McNeal

Work on the Sabbath seeks to create an experience of healing and community through the practice of listening and space sharing. This week, Sabbath is led by neo-soul and R&B singer Meagan McNeal. A combination of grace, power, and control, Meagan McNeal’s vocal heights paint soaring overtures, while bending sound and satisfying the soul.

Black Cinema House presents Love Under Pressure

Black Cinema House will feature local filmmakers Chan C. Smith and Raphael Nash for a diverse program of discussions and screenings touching on police violence, white supremacy, and Black love. Chan C. Smith is an accomplished independent filmmaker and freelance multimedia producer. They’re also a visual storyteller, interested in using cinema to address current social ails… Learn More

Writers Workshop

Curated by teaching artist and Rebuild volunteer, Jo McEntee, the Writers Workshop is structured to nurture individual growth and foster collaborative projects.  2017  will focus on evolving writers into published authors. To accomplish that goal, the workshop format has changed from all readings and critiques to incorporate topics in the writing/publishing process.

Writers Workshop

Curated by teaching artist and Rebuild volunteer, Jo McEntee, the Writers Workshop is structured to nurture individual growth and foster collaborative projects.  2017  will focus on evolving writers into published authors. To accomplish that goal, the workshop format has changed from all readings and critiques to incorporate topics in the writing/publishing process.

Saturdays at the Bank: 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.

Writer’s Workshop presents Author Showcase

The Writer’s Workshop that meets at the Arts Bank every Friday presents their Showcase to share their work. Please join us to enjoy these works, featuring: Carl Crozier: “Some of My Heroes Died in the Riots” Josephine Harris-Oversby: “Hot Fun in the Summertime” Jo McEntee: “Passages” Eugene Mhoon: “Damaged Goods” and other poems Sean &… Learn More

Writers Workshop

Curated by teaching artist and Rebuild volunteer, Jo McEntee, the Writers Workshop is structured to nurture individual growth and foster collaborative projects.  2017  will focus on evolving writers into published authors. To accomplish that goal, the workshop format has changed from all readings and critiques to incorporate topics in the writing/publishing process.

BCH presents “Attack the Block”

BCH is proud to screen Attack the Block, the action-packed sci-fi film starring John Boyega. Join us as we discuss the roles of John and other Black and POC characters taking center stage in the ultimate “what-if” scenario: can the projects survive an alien invasion?

Ernest Dawkins

Acclaimed jazz saxophonist and composer Ernest Dawkins joins Rebuild Foundation this fall as an Artist-in-Residence. Ernest Dawkins and his band will kick off his year-long residency at Rebuild with a special inaugural performance in partnership with the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians, featuring guest jazz guitarist George Freemen.