Archive for July 2012

August 6th Ward Community Meetings

August 6th Ward Community Meetings
Here is a partial listing of upcoming community meetings  West Chesterfield Community Association  Saturday  August 4, 2012  10am  West Chesterfield Community Fieldhouse  9351 S Michigan  Park Manor Neighbors Community Council No August Meeting  St. Columbanus( Glass House)  317 E. 71st    Chatham Avalon Park Community Council  Monday  August 13, 2012  6:30 to 8:30 pm  Northern... Read more »

Guns and Race: A Frank Conversation

Guns and Race: A Frank Conversation
This upcoming Wednesday and Thursday, ICE Theaters will host their monthly presentation of Black World Cinema. But unlike most of their other presentations, this month’s will stir a bit of controversy. The film “Negros with Guns: Rob Williams and Black Power” will be the monthly presentation. The trailer reads Negros With Guns tells the dramatic... Read more »

Block Parties: Are They Relevant Anymore

Block Parties: Are They Relevant Anymore
It’s that time of year as the summer winds down and the start of of a new school year is just around the corner, a Chicago summer ritual is taking place throughout the city. Block parties are a Chicago tradition that goes back probably as long as Chicago has been a city. As a child,... Read more »
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The 2nd Annual Taste of WVON

The 2nd Annual Taste of WVON
WVON radio will host their second annual Taste of WVON at Lorraine Dixon Park this upcoming Saturday. There will be a delicious array of food complemented by music and exciting activities for the entire family. Admission is FREE. Saturday July 21 10am – 8pm Lorraine Dixon Park 8701 S. Dauphin Chicago, IL I attended last... Read more »

Chatham: Independent Films Have Arrived

Chatham: Independent Films Have Arrived
Over the last two years Black World Cinema at I.C.E. Chatham 14 theaters has showcased seldom seen classic features and new films from around the world. Black World Cinema presents films by filmmakers that bring us stories with compelling content and a human dimension seldom presented in mainstream cinema. All screenings are followed by lively... Read more »

What To Do In Chatham In July

What To Do In Chatham In July
Don’t want to travel downtown, there are plenty of events going on un the community that are FREE or nearly free. Sunday July 8 2012 1:30 pm Taste of N.B.C New Bethlehem Church 8850 S Cottage Grove FREE Tuesdays July 10,17,24,30 Dusk(6:30 pm) Movies on the Grazz Chicago State University 9501 S King Drive www.csu.edu... Read more »
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Black World Cinema: David is Dying

Black World Cinema: David is Dying
Thursday, July 5, 7pm ICE Theaters Chatham 210 W 87th St Admission: $5.00 David is Dying Director: Stephen Lloyd jackson U.S.A., 2010, 80 min, color Language: English A young, successful hedge fund manager, David Brown, has just been told that he is HIV positive. He is informed of the possibility that his unborn child could... Read more »

CeaseFire: Is This the Start of Private Policing

Picture courtesy of The Sixth Ward Blog City of Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy attended a forum this past Saturday in Chatham at St. Mark UMC that was sponsored by the Greater Chatham Alliance. The Superintendent answered questions moderated by WVON radio personality Cliff Kelley. McCarthy answered questions on gun control, conceal and carry and... Read more »

July 6th Ward Community Organization Meetings

July 6th Ward Community Organization Meetings
Here is a partial listing of upcoming community meetings  West Chesterfield Community Association  Saturday  July 7, 2012  10am  West Chesterfield Community Fieldhouse  9351 S Michigan  Park Manor Neighbors Community Council  Monday July 9, 2012  6:30 to 8:30 pm  St. Columbanus( Glass House)  317 E. 71st    Chatham Avalon Park Community Council  Monday  July 9, 2012... Read more »
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