8/20-8/22 — Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest

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Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest 2009
  • ALAN J. GOLDBERG
  • Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest 2009
Rogers Park's ninth annual Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest (6900 block of N. Glenwood) kicks off with a party tonight from 6 to 10 PM featuring tribal belly dancing by Read My Hips, fire dancing by Pyrotechniq, and blues and zydeco music from the New Iberians. On Sat-Sun 8/21-8/22 the free festival extends to the 1400 block of W. Morse and goes on from noon to 9 PM. The studios and galleries of the Glenwood Avenue Arts District will open their doors to visitors, and more than 100 artists will display their work. The fest also features three stages of music and entertainment, a kids area with hands-on art activities, and food and beverages from local restaurants and bars. Stop by the gallery information center at 1409 W. Morse to pick up a map, and visit the festival's website for schedule updates.

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