Black Messiah Rising

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Black Messiah Rising

A viewing party for Ep 407 of the CHI, written by Chicago native playwright & activist Kristiana Rae Colón, presented by Black Sex Matters

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Westside Justice Center 601 South California Avenue Chicago, IL 60612

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Black Sex Matters presents Black Messiah Rising - A CHI Viewing Celebration. This event celebrates the airing of episode 407of Showtime's The Chi titled "Black Messiah" written by Kristiana Rae Colón. The party features burlesque, body painting, erotic storytelling, a sensual marketplace, and healing arts. The event will be hosted by Melissa DuPrey, feature DJ Ca$hEra, as well as performances by Darling Squire, Nikki Patin, JujuMinxxx. and more.

Doors open at 6pm and the episode airs at 8pm.

This event is very limited capacity in consideration of our vulnerable communities still recovering from COVID. We encourage guests only to reserve a slot to attend in person if they are vaccinated. If you are not vaccinated, please evaluate your risk level before choosing to attend in person and plan to wear a mask the entire time unless you are actively eating or drinking. You may also consider attending virtually instead. To honor this limited capacity, you must reserve a ticket via Eventbrite to attend. No unregistered guests will be admitted. In order to maintain safe capacity levels, this will be strictly enforced. Thank you for understanding and partnering with us to gather with minimal risk.

Below, check out a video recap of Black Sex Matters at the Stony Island Arts Bank to get an idea of what to expect: