Lincoln Park Community Mosaic Project: A Wonder in My Soul

February 23, 2017 | 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Join the Lincoln Park Community Mosaic Project for an evening of theater and pre-show reception at Victory Gardens Biograph Theatre. Reception includes wine & cheese sponsored by Victory Gardens Theater and food and drink from local eateries. Proceeds from this fundraiser will contribute directly to their efforts to bring forth a public art mosaic installation designed by Lincoln Park community members in conjunction with Lincoln Park Cultural Center and the Chicago Public Art Group.
 
Victory Gardens Theater Presents: A WONDER IN MY SOUL
by Ensemble Playwright Marcus Gardley 
directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew
Longtime hair salon owners, Bell and Birdie grapple with the decision to remain in their beloved Southside neighborhood or relocate under the pressures of gentrification and crime. Told through music, poetry, and dance A Wonder in My Soul, looks at one neighborhood’s evolution through the eyes of two best friends and their lifetime of friendship. From the artistic team that brought you The House That Will Not Stand, The Gospel of Lovingkindness, and An Issue of Blood, director Chay Yew and playwright Marcus Gardley now explore Chicago history, beauty, and friendship.

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More About the Lincoln Park Cultural Center Community Mosaic Project
Public art fuels a sense of place while fostering a sense of connectedness. They intend to bring more visibility to our Lincoln Park Cultural Center as a space for collaborative cultural building. The community mosaic project will celebrate the arts and cultural activities of Lincoln Park Cultural Center, including everything from lapidary, ceramics, and woodworking to kickball and dancing. Led by artists from the Chicago Public Art Group, they have begun community design workshops to gather ideas and are moving forward in securing the ideal location. Join them in celebrating the rich arts & culture found in our public parks.

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