Chicago nonprofit Open the Circle works to spread a local Black dance culture that can knit together youth communities.
The Era takes over the museum for a night for a demonstration of footwork, with a special focus on the women.
Jill Flanagan of Forced Into Femininity takes her underground scene to task, the Era throw a listening party for their first ‘footwork mixtape,’ and more.
Footwork crews often end up as sideshows to DJs or rappers—but Chicago dancers the Era hope to change that with their first stage production.
Rapper and prison abolitionist Ric Wilson needs help replacing a stolen computer, rock duos Pussy Foot and Drool pair up on a split cassette, and more.