Earlier this year I saw a post on the now defunct Everyblock social media site about an organization SEE POTENTIAL. The organization is a public art and community engagement project. They install large-scale documentary photographs to visualize community-driven development plans for Chicago’s South Side and to tally the community support for each idea. The primary goal... Read more »
On November 7, 2012 Chicago State University unveiled the newest addition to the campus. The Building Growing Sculpture by world renowned artist Richard Hunt. The gift was expedited by the CSU Foundation and commissioned by The Capital Development Board of the State of Illinois. Richard Hunt (born September 12, 1935) is an internationally renowned sculptor. He was born in 1935 on Chicago‘s South... Read more »
On March 9-10, 2012, Dixon Elementary (8306 S. St. Lawrence) held their annual Cultural Connection African Marketplace and Bazaar. The event brings out over 75 vendors and several thousand visitors. The event is a fundraiser for the school.