After School Matters, the nonprofit that provides after-school and summer programs for Chicago teens (while offering them stipends), presents Spotlight on Peace, a performance featuring spoken word and dance, including hip-hop, ballet, jazz, African, and modern, from young artists. The free program runs 3-4:30 PM today at Navy Pier’s Lake Stage in Polk Bros. Park […]
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