On Fri 7/16 from 5 to 9 PM, Little Black Pearl Art and Design Center (1060 E. 47th) hosts “My Block My Pride,” a visual art sale and talent showcase. The all-ages event is meant to help combat youth violence. For more info or to RSVP (required for groups of four or more), contact Melanie Davis at melanieldavis at gmail dot com or 773-285-1211, ext. 304.