Join us for our opening reception!
The Soul of Bronzeville: Beginning with Record Row (1950-1960) and Chicago Blues and Clubs (1950-1970), the exhibition explores historical and biographical moments of this “Black Metropolis.” In addition to the popular nightlife of Bronzeville, the exhibit identifies themes such as the myriad of African- American businesses of the day; the Chicago Defender newspaper; the Chicago Black Renaissance; and African- American music and dance.
When: Friday, March 14, 2014
Where: African-American Cultural Center at UIC
Addams Hall, 2nd floor
Time: 6pm to 7pm
Although walk-in attendees will be welcome, we do encourage you to RSVP to email@example.com or by phone (312)996-9549.
You are invited to come to Mojos’ Pen OPEN MIC Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014.
Please join us for an evening of thought-provoking performances and provocative dialogue.
Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014.
African-American Cultural Center at UIC
Addams Hall, 2nd floor
FREE admission and light refreshments!
ALL Performers Welcome!
WHEN: Wednesday, February 12, 2014
WHERE: African American Cultural Center Library, Addams Hall, room 208
Museum & Exhibition Studies Graduate Students present “Negotiating Power: Sexuality and the Black Female Form” on Sarah Baartman, the issues of black female exploitation, promiscuity & sexual otherness through a mock art exhibition. This exhibit raises questions over the history and origins of how we view the black female body and the differences between the male and female gaze. Follow and join the discussion on twitter @NegotiatePower
The brown bag “Negotiating Power: Sexuality and The Black Female Form” has been postponed until February. The date is TBA, but will be announced as soon as possible along with other upcoming brown bags for the month of February.
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The AACC is pleased to continue this academic school year in Spring 2014. Here are some upcoming events for next week:
Monday, January 13, 2014:
Exhibition Preview, The Soul of Bronzeville. This exhibition, co-organized by the Chicago Blues Museum and the UIC African-American Cultural Center, will focus exclusively on the 60 year history of the Chicago neighborhood known as Bronzeville. The exhibition will focus on the events of this remarkable Chicago South Side neighborhood from the Great Migration in 1910 to the closing of the Regal Theater in 1973.
The exhibit will include an array of photos, objects, film clips, books, an inter-active events and activities, all of which will offer a refreshing insight into the Bronzeville neighborhood.
Join us from 12-1 at Addams Hall 2nd floor for refreshments and a presentation by Greg Parker the CEO and founder of the Chicago Blues Museum.
See you there!