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Community Blessings at the CHICAGO CULTURAL CENTER

October 15 @ 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM

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One event on October 14th, 2022 at 11:00 AM

One event on October 15th, 2022 at 11:00 AM

Free

A Celebration of Peace at the Chicago Cultural Center.
On Friday, September 30 at 6:00 pm Evanston artist and peace activist Indira Freitas Johnson will facilitate the Community Blessings Rangoli drawing in the Learning Lab at the Chicago Cultural Center. The Rangoli Drawing will continue October 14 and 15 from 11-3 pm. All are invited to participate.This event is part of the celebration to mark the 10th anniversary of Ten Thousand Ripples, (TTR) a citywide public art and peace project.
To mark the celebration, the Chicago Cultural Center has invited Indira Johnson to be the Artist in Residence at the Center and facilitate the Community Blessings Rangoli drawing and other Peace based arts activities. Embedded in a South Asian folk-art tradition the Community Blessings Rangoli drawing will embody wishes for the well-being of our community and demonstrate our collective hopes for a peaceful world.
The Rangoli drawing begins on September 30 in conjunction with the Ragamala festival and culminates on October 15 with a closing ceremony at 2:30pm involving Maggie Bridger and dancers from Unfolding Disability Futures.

Details

Date:
October 15
Time:
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://www.indirajohnson.com/community-blessings.html

Venue

Chicago Cultural Center
78 E Washington St,
Chicago, IL 60602, IL 60602 United States
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Phone:
(312) 744-5000

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