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African Festival of the Arts


The African Festival of the Arts features live performances on two stages in Washington Park, 51st & Cottage Grove. General admission is $10. For information call 773-955-2787.

Friday 2

Main Stage

4:30 Spirits

5:30 Jean Paul Samputu

6:45 Vickie Winans with the Apostolic Church of God Choir

7:45 Pimenta Malagueta & the Samba1 Dance Group

:45 Angelique Kidjo

Hip-Hop Stage

6-8:30 Malik Yusef, Kevin Coval, Khari B., Phenom, Mreld, Red Storm

Saturday 3

Main Stage

12:30 Apostolic Church of God Choir

2:00 Wayna Wondwossen

3:30 Soweto Kinch with Abram Wilson CC

5:00 T-Vice

6:30 Johnny Clegg & Mchucu

:30 Bass Player's Ball Tour

Hip-Hop Stage

4-8:30 MC Lyte, Special Ed, Psychodrama, Swing, Chi Blizz, Profound, Sosa Karon, Miltickit, Traye D

Sunday 4

Main Stage

11:15 Ravinia Jazz Mentors

2:00 Antone (Barry White tribute)

3:30 Douglas Ewart & Inventions

5:00 Roland Brown

6:30 Ahmad Jamal

:30 Pete Escovedo with Sheila E.

Hip-Hop Stage

4-8:30 Carl Brown, Teefa, Minority Report, Suffer & Struggle, Iomos Marad, Neutrons, Reggie Ruckus, Mreld, Feva

Monday 5

Main Stage

1:00 Trinity

2:30 Spam All-Stars

4:00 Sanebella

5:30 Sherry Scott & Hai Rezolution

7:30 Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago

:30 Roberta Flack

Hip-Hop Stage

3:00 Cultural Messengers with the Divas of Culture

4-8:30 DA Smart, SB, Mic Flo, Mikkey, Russoul, Jitu Brown, Amina, Maggie Brown, Underground Railroad

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