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African Festival of the Arts

festival African Festival of the Arts The 19th annual African Festival of the Arts runs Friday through Monday in Washington Park at 51st and Cottage Grove. Presented by the Africa International House, it features music on three stages in a range of genres, among them jazz, blues, hip-hop, neosoul, gospel, and traditional African. (At press […]

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Bash on Wabash

festival Bash on Wabash Sponsored by the Greater South Loop Association, the fifth annual Bash on Wabash runs this Saturday and Sunday on Wabash between 13th and 14th. The festival hosts two days of rock, soul, alt-country, and blues music, and in addition to the usual arts-and-crafts booths and local food vendors there will be […]

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The List

thursday28 cNICO MUHLY The subject of a 6,800-word feature in the New Yorker earlier this year, composer and pianist Nico Muhly is the current poster boy for classical crossover. But where others have acquired this status via little more than a punk haircut and a pop repertoire, the 27-year-old Muhly has earned it with legit […]