ENCOUNTER Englewood

A night of theatre, dance, spoken word and Crucial Conversation 

Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019

ONE NIGHT ONLY! SOLD OUT!  

Tonika Johnson's

in collaboration with Tonika Johnson

FOLDED MAP

EXAMPLE SETTERS
YOUTH POETRY

OF WINE AND

CHOCOLATE

Banks Performance Project

MISSING

By B.B. Browne

ONE NIGHT ONLY!

Saturday, FeB. 9, 2019 

Doors open at 6:30PM - Performances at 7PM

Kennedy-King College Theater

740 W. 63rd St. in Englewood

This is a FREE event - ALL are welcome!

FOLDED MAP

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In collaboration with Tonika Johnson

Adapted by Brit Cooper Robinson

Directed by Brighid O'Shaughnessy & Penelope Walker

Folded Map is a world premiere short play about Englewood resident and Chicago Magazine 2017 “Chicagoan of the Year” Tonika Johnson. It’s an origin play about her journey to becoming an artist and activist and the stories of her first Folded Map Project “twins” - residents from North Side communities like Rogers Park and their geographic counterparts in Englewood. Johnson is also co-founder of Resident Association of Greater Englewood (R.A.G.E.) and well-known for her Englewood Rising billboards.

EXAMPLE SETTERS YOUTH POETRY

Spoken word from Example Setters Youth Poetry, South side Chicago teens who set the example “all day, every day,” led by Collaboraction’s 2017 Artist Award winner Sir Taylor.

OF WINE AND CHOCOLATE

Of Wine and Chocolate is a contemporary dance piece about racial healing by Banks Performance Project, led by and featuring choreography by South side dance artist Elysia Banks.

MISSING

Written by B.B. Browne

Directed by Brandi Jiminez Lee

Missing is a seven-minute work about black women and girls who have gone missing from the South side of Chicago.

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