‘ways of knowing’ by Honey Pot Performance
Nov
2
7:30 PM19:30

‘ways of knowing’ by Honey Pot Performance

‘ways of knowing’ is a collaborative, process-based performance project by Honey Pot Performance, exploring concepts of mastery, expertise, and value through reciprocal acts of knowledge exchange. It asks the public to share their skills and stories of expertise with us as we share HPP’s process of codifying our own methods of art making. ‘ways of knowing’ will take place November 2nd, 3rd, 8th, 9th, and 10th, 7:30-9:30PM.

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‘ways of knowing’ by Honey Pot Performance
Nov
3
7:30 PM19:30

‘ways of knowing’ by Honey Pot Performance

‘ways of knowing’ is a collaborative, process-based performance project by Honey Pot Performance, exploring concepts of mastery, expertise, and value through reciprocal acts of knowledge exchange. It asks the public to share their skills and stories of expertise with us as we share HPP’s process of codifying our own methods of art making. ‘ways of knowing’ will take place November 2nd, 3rd, 8th, 9th, and 10th, 7:30-9:30PM.

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‘ways of knowing’ by Honey Pot Performance
Nov
7
7:30 PM19:30

‘ways of knowing’ by Honey Pot Performance

‘ways of knowing’ is a collaborative, process-based performance project by Honey Pot Performance, exploring concepts of mastery, expertise, and value through reciprocal acts of knowledge exchange. It asks the public to share their skills and stories of expertise with us as we share HPP’s process of codifying our own methods of art making. ‘ways of knowing’ will take place November 2nd, 3rd, 8th, 9th, and 10th, 7:30-9:30PM.

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‘ways of knowing’ by Honey Pot Performance
Nov
8
7:30 PM19:30

‘ways of knowing’ by Honey Pot Performance

‘ways of knowing’ is a collaborative, process-based performance project by Honey Pot Performance, exploring concepts of mastery, expertise, and value through reciprocal acts of knowledge exchange. It asks the public to share their skills and stories of expertise with us as we share HPP’s process of codifying our own methods of art making. ‘ways of knowing’ will take place November 2nd, 3rd, 8th, 9th, and 10th, 7:30-9:30PM.

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‘ways of knowing’ by Honey Pot Performance
Nov
9
7:30 PM19:30

‘ways of knowing’ by Honey Pot Performance

‘ways of knowing’ is a collaborative, process-based performance project by Honey Pot Performance, exploring concepts of mastery, expertise, and value through reciprocal acts of knowledge exchange. It asks the public to share their skills and stories of expertise with us as we share HPP’s process of codifying our own methods of art making. ‘ways of knowing’ will take place November 2nd, 3rd, 8th, 9th, and 10th, 7:30-9:30PM.

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‘ways of knowing’ by Honey Pot Performance
Nov
10
7:30 PM19:30

‘ways of knowing’ by Honey Pot Performance

‘ways of knowing’ is a collaborative, process-based performance project by Honey Pot Performance, exploring concepts of mastery, expertise, and value through reciprocal acts of knowledge exchange. It asks the public to share their skills and stories of expertise with us as we share HPP’s process of codifying our own methods of art making. ‘ways of knowing’ will take place November 2nd, 3rd, 8th, 9th, and 10th, 7:30-9:30PM.

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Chosen Fam Dinner Collective
Nov
24
4:30 PM16:30

Chosen Fam Dinner Collective

Chosen Fam Dinner Collective presents its first dinner gathering that combines food and discussion to explore the various connections between food, memory, and community. We will offer a nourishing, immune-boosting meal from surplus produce from local markets and urban farms that would have otherwise gone to waste. Throughout the night, we will talk about the ways our identity, community, and memory is connected to food. Attendees are encouraged to bring memories from childhood related to a specific foods or meals to share. All are welcome to break bread and share space. This event is ADA accessible. Hope to see you here!

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Self Care = Resistance: Triumphs/Tragedies/Healing Sounds - An Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration with Percussionist/Historian Art T. Burton
Oct
14
3:00 PM15:00

Self Care = Resistance: Triumphs/Tragedies/Healing Sounds - An Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration with Percussionist/Historian Art T. Burton

To care for ones self is to celebrate the land we live on and the generations of inhabitants that came before. This Indigenous People's Day join Self Care = Resistance as we open a space to listen and share stories of First Nations and Black Americans during the expansion of United States West. Art T. Burton, a celebrated percussionist, historian and member of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians will guide us on this journey as we learn about these individuals and use music to open a portal for discovery, questioning and healing as we respond to the triumphs and traumas' of our ancestors.

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BRONZ’D: A Night Market presented by Hey Brown Girl Collective
Oct
12
6:00 PM18:00

BRONZ’D: A Night Market presented by Hey Brown Girl Collective

Shop Chicago’s BEST collectors, artist, creatives & makers at this special night market at Experimental Station. The event will benefit a creative residency for mothers from the Woodlawn neighborhood.

Featured vendors:
Iva Elliott: #GirlGoodies
Margarita Williams: 8ty4 Vintage
Concitta Cavin: Philosofher
Rachel M. Roberts: Lilly Grant Candle Studio
Jennifer S. Hicks: Olijé Body Care
Sandria Washington: Real G's Move In Alignment - RGMIA

Performances by Meagan McNeal Discopoetry, the wordsmith poet Khari B, and auction of a live painting by Gloria "Godie" Rivera. DJ SP1 on the 1’s & 2’s spinnin’ classic 90’s hip hop, R & B Soul

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"CYCLE" with artist Erin Kilmurray - bike and dance performance with live music and BBQ
Oct
5
4:00 PM16:00

"CYCLE" with artist Erin Kilmurray - bike and dance performance with live music and BBQ

Rounding out the events is the high-energy choreography of 2018 Greenhouse Artist Erin Kilmurray in an event called CYCLE, on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Big Marsh, 11555 S. Stony Island Ave., Chicago IL 60617. Kilmurray will engage with the environment and history of Big Marsh along its bike paths through this exciting performance with live music. The event will include stewardship and educational activities coordinated by experts from The Nature Conservancy to highlight the resident natural features of Big Marsh. The event is in partnership with Experimental StationBlackstone Bicycle Works and Friends of Big Marsh, who will be hosting a barbeque that will be open to audience members. 

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HaitiDansCo Dance Workshop and Performance of "Seeking: In Search of Water"
Sep
29
1:00 PM13:00

HaitiDansCo Dance Workshop and Performance of "Seeking: In Search of Water"

Dance Workshop - 1:00-1:45 - In this class you will learn social and religious dances including petro, Ibo, Congo, Banda, Gede, Rada,Nago and Djouba to name a few. Be prepared to move the hips, undulate the back, roll the shoulders and bend the knees to live drumming.

Performance of “Seeking: In Search of Water” - 2:00-3:00 - HaitiDansCo creates a powerful and touching piece in response to the ongoing drought crisis in Haiti. The company masterfully weaves Haitian-folkloric and contemporary dance using the vodou spirit Loko, healer and protector of trees to remind us that Haitian spirituality and culture has always centered around nature

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Jes' Flat Foot Saingin! with vocalist Jesse Dean Stanford
Aug
24
7:00 PM19:00

Jes' Flat Foot Saingin! with vocalist Jesse Dean Stanford

The Stillwell Institute for Contemporary Black Art & By The Grace Productions presents Chicago's very own award nominated vocalist Jesse Dean Stanford in a night of soulful, jazzy, heartwarming original music... and a trip back down memory lane guaranteed to have you humming out the door... doing what he does best : FLAT FOOT SAINGIN!

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Annual Blackstone Summer Block Party at Experimental Station
Aug
16
3:00 PM15:00

Annual Blackstone Summer Block Party at Experimental Station

The Blackstone Summer Block Party invites people of all ages, from Woodlawn and surrounding neighborhoods, to participate in workshops and activities, share food together, and listen to good music in a free, safe, inclusive, and engaging space. A focus of the event is to provide resources and learning opportunities for youths. The block party prioritizes youth, Black, POC, femme, non-binary, and queer leadership (organizers, workshop leaders, performers, etc.) in order to ensure the space is welcoming and inclusive while creating visible platforms for underrepresented voices. 

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South Side Weekly Lit Issue Release and Backyard Series Open Mic - Fundraiser for Blackstone Summer Block Party
Aug
9
7:00 PM19:00

South Side Weekly Lit Issue Release and Backyard Series Open Mic - Fundraiser for Blackstone Summer Block Party

On Friday, August 9th, the Experimental Station hosts a collaboration between South Side Weekly and the Backyard Series. The event features an open mic, performances by Kiéla Adira and Apollo Mighty, and readings by the writers/poets featured in the Lit Issue! This event is a release party for South Side Weekly's 2019 Lit Issue, as well as a fundraiser for the Blackstone Summer Block Party, which will be held at Experimental Station on August 16th.

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Synergy Hip-Hop Technique Workshop
Aug
5
to Aug 14

Synergy Hip-Hop Technique Workshop

Synergy Creator & Executive Producer Jovan Landry teams up with Synergy Artist Sunde to create a 6-day Hip-Hop Technique workshop that will teach you all of the fundamentals of being an all-around versatile artist. Participants will learn music production, songwriting, recording, performance, music video production, collaboration & marketing. This workshop is for young women and femme-identifying individuals ages 16-24. Application required. Spaces limited.

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