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HARLEM COMES TO HALSTED
Sun, April 23, 2017, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM CDT
HARLEM COMES TO HALSTED:
A Jazz & Blues-Infused Tribute to “The Harlem Renaissance”
Sunday April 23, 2017 | Noon to 3p | Center on Halsted
Live Music. Gourmet Brunch. Bloody Marys. Mimosas. Magnificent Silent Art Auction. Period Costumes.
The Cotton Club. The Rockland Palace. Stompin' at the Savoy. Flappers and Dandies. Gender-bending Kings and Queens. Amazing Hair. Celebrate the First Urban Queer Subculture in the United States (1919-1929) through the music of Bessie Smith, Ma Rainey, Alberta Hunter, Gladys “Bulldagger” Bentley, and Josephine Baker. Featuring a rare display of genuine artifacts from the most groundbreaking era in LGBTQ America’s Cultural History. Honoring the first bronze memorial under contract for the Fall 2017 Induction to Chicago's Legacy Walk -- "A Tribute to the Harlem Renaissance" -- THIS IS GOING TO BE ONE HELLUVA PARTY.