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African/Caribbean International Festival of Life

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The 15th annual African/Caribbean International Festival of Life features music on two stages in Washington Park, 55th and Cottage Grove. The event also includes an arts and crafts market and children's activities. Admission is $10, $5 for children and seniors; kids six and under get in free. A pass to the entire festival is available for $30. For tickets call 312-559-1212; for more information call 312-427-0266 or visit festivaloflife.com.

THURSDAY5

Main Stage

2:00 Sin

2:30 Julia Huff

3:00 Benny Bwoy

3:30 Kosha

4:00 Cell-Fi's

4:30 Rafo International Combo

5:30 Winsome Benjamin

6:00 Unk

6:45 Rasta Kelly & Spectrum

:00 Leon & the People with Tanto Metro

Gospel/Educational Stage

2:00 Doreen Crawford

2:30 Urban Gypsies

3:00 Portia Young

3:30 Gabriel Wright

4:00 Joe Jr.

5:00 Maureen Brown

5:30 Kimberly Tutson

6:30 Eric Hynes

7:00 Lemmy Battles

:00 Ion Faulkner, Walter Chisholm

:30 Lashawn Joseph Hollingsworth

FRIDAY6

Main Stage

2:00 Baby J

2:30 Ahvantsoul

3:00 Ultimate Concept

3:30 Ultimate Sir Kaye

4:30 Three Piece

5:00 Specialist

5:30 Twilite Jones

6:00 Indika

7:00 B.B. Seaton & the Gaylads

:00 Lady G

9:00 Doug E. Fresh

Gospel/Educational Stage

2:00 Urban Gypsies

2:30 Doreen Crawford

2:50 Flow

3:00 Ekklesia

3:30 Voices

4:00 Lashawn Joseph Hollingsworth

4:30 Maureen Brown

4:50 Jacqueline D. Frazier

5:00 Hip-hop acts

SATURDAY7

Main Stage

2:00 Soraw

2:30 Jahmiah Rogers

3:00 Tiabe

4:00 Derrick Irie

4:30 Winsome Benjamin

5:00 Donkey Man

6:00 Gizzae

7:00 Carl Brown & Solid Gold

:00 Inner Circle

Gospel/Educational Stage

12:30 Jacqueline D. Frazier

1:30 Dacia & band

2:00 Chicago State University Gospel Choir

3:00 Portia Young

3:30 Gabriel Wright

4:00 Joe Jr.

4:30 Urban Gypsies

5:00 Ms. Angel

7:00 Ruben & the Victory Travelers

9:00 Claudette Clarke

SUNDAY8

Main Stage

2:00 Jim Stokes

2:30 Lil Mann

3:00 Sax Preacher

3:30 Claudette Clarke

4:45 Indika

5:00 B.B. Seaton & the Gaylads

6:00 Bobby Valentino

7:15 Belizean Vibes

:00 Calypso Rose

Gospel/Educational Stage

2:00 Walter Chisholm

2:30 Urban Gypsies

3:00 Ekklesia

3:30 Voices

4:00 Flow

4:30 Dacia & band

5:00 John Hill

5:30 Joel & the Rhythm of God Movement

6:00 Eric Hynes

6:30 Arick Lockhart

7:00 Willie Rogers

:00 Claudette Clarke

Art accompanying story in printed newspaper (not available in this archive): Inner Circle.

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