Calendar

Aug
24
Sat
A Tribute to Marcus Garvey @ Blackstone branch of Chicago Public Library
Aug 24 @ 1:00 pm

A Tribute to Marcus Garvey; Blackstone Branch, Chicago Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave.; 1 p.m.; the African Connection presents a multimedia program focused on the Jamaican-born political activist, publisher, journalist and entrepreneur; free.

Aug
25
Sun
Summer Concert Series @ Nichols Park
Aug 25 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Summer Concert Series; Nichols Park, 1355 E. 53rd St.; 4 – 6 p.m.; Zaramela and Friends jam through the evening, presenting their unique sound combining elements of jazz, soul and rock music; free.

Aug
28
Wed
A Tribute to Nat King Cole @ Logan Center for the Arts
Aug 28 @ 6:00 pm

A Tribute to Nat King Cole; Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St.; 6 p.m.; Chicago Jazz Festival Neighborhood Nights presents a salute to Nat King Cole in celebration of the 100th anniversary of his birth; program features guitarist Henry Johnson, vocalist Bruce Henry and the Chuck Webb trio; free.

Aug
30
Fri
African Festival of the Arts @ Washington Park
Aug 30 @ 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm

African Festival of the Arts; Washington Park, 5531 S. King Dr.; 1 – 10 p.m.; 30th annual AFA kicks off a four-day celebration over Labor Day weekend filled with entertainment featured on two stages; hours for Saturday, Sunday and Monday are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.;