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INTERESTING SIGHTS AND SOUNDS SINCE 1998
Highlight Live PA, Experimental Electronic, and progressive music while activating spaces for artist to create, perform and refine their art.
We have expanded to include outreach programs that teach multiple subjects to youth audiences centered around electronic music, science and wellness. One of our ultimate goals is to unlock potential greatness within youth and artist communities in Chicago by empowering them with alternative thinking.
- Live PA Institute DaySat, Nov 16Reva and David Logan Center for the ArtsNov 16, 2019, 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM CSTReva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E 60th St, Chicago, IL 60637, USAArtists will gather at 11 am at the Logan Center for the Arts for a day of collaboration experimenting with sound. The day will feature hands-on workshops, live musician sampling sessions, marketing tutelage, a participant dinner, and evening performances that will be open to the public.
- Sandbox Symphony IVSat, Aug 10Oakwood Beach
- Bronzeville: An Inquiry in Sound with “Brother El”Sun, Jul 21The Art Institute of Chicago
- Brother El: Sonic Abstractions (April)Sat, Apr 27Smart Museum of Art, The University of C
- Brother El: Sonic AbstractionsSun, Mar 17Smart Museum of Art, The University of C
- Mobilizing Through Improvisation: A Global South and Southside Chicago CollaborationWed, Nov 14Grey Ceneter
- Objects in the Midst of Other Objects (Artists Talk + After Party)Fri, Sep 28Rootwork GallerySep 28, 2018, 9:00 PM – Sep 29, 2018, 12:00 AMRootwork Gallery, 645 W 18th St, Chicago, IL 60616, USAObjects in the Midst of other Objects: Black Male Formations and Subjectivities in Hyper-racial America Featuring the art work of Stephen Flemister + Spencer Paul Hutchinson with an original sound installation by Lional “Brother El” Freeman.
- 27th Annual 4th Ward Health & Wellness FairSat, Aug 25Walter H. Dyett High School for the Arts
- In the Company of BlackThu, Aug 16University GalleriesAug 16, 2018, 5:00 PM – Oct 15, 2018, 12:00 AMUniversity Galleries, 11 Uptown Circle #103, Normal, IL 61761, USAIn the Company of Black presents selected photographs from a recent series of the same name by artist and educator Cecil McDonald, Jr., as well as the premiere of a new video with collaborator Lional "Brother El" Freeman.
- Brother El's Sandbox Symphony IIISat, Aug 11Oakwood BeachAug 11, 2018, 3:00 PMOakwood Beach, Oakwood Beach, Chicago, IL 60653, USASBSIII is Returning to Oakwood Beach for the third year to celebrate the arts, culture and people of the south side of Chicago. This family friendly event, which takes place directly after the Bud Billiken Parade and is short walk from the parade route, featuring live music, visual arts and crafts.
- National Night OutTue, Aug 07Kennicott ParkAug 07, 2018, 2:00 PM – 7:00 PMKennicott Park, 4434 S Lake Park Ave, Chicago, IL 60653, USANational Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. National Night Out is set to enhance the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement.
- Studio 393 Workshop with The Present EldersSun, Feb 04171 McDermot AveFeb 04, 2018, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM171 McDermot Ave, 171 McDermot Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3B 0S1, CanadaGetting Creative with Sampling: A journey into the art form of sampling where we will explore methods deep rooted in Hip Hop and Dance music production to sound design. We will cover sampling basics (analog and digital), looping techniques, various types of sequencing and many tricks of the trade.
Live PA Institute Day
NOVEMBER 16, 2019 @ 7 PM
The “Live PA Institute Day,” will be a day of building among peers, sharing process, technique, love and encouragement. The evening performances with be open to the public.
Guests and performers will be nominated from within the community.
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