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Opportunities 4/20/17

In our new OPPORTUNITIES feature, we will post information and resources for artists and for the larger community. Click the photos below for more information! “Last year, he was nominated for a Grammy for executive-producing and performing on the 2015 funk-R&B-soul album Ego Death, the third release from The Internet and Lacy’s first with the band. He’s…

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Opportunities

In our new OPPORTUNITIES feature, we will post information and resources for artists and for the larger community. Click the flyer for more information! Check out the 25 Best Music Festivals for Black Professionals, curated by IDontDoClubs.com. Harry Potter Fest is coming to the Chicagoland area, via TimeOut Chicago. The Arch Grants Global Startup Competition awards…

News February 9, 2017 | 0 Comment

Donda’s House Hosts First Pop Up Concert at Daley Center

Yesterday, in celebration of our annual #heARTsmatter week, we hosted our first pop-up concert at the Daley Center in downtown Chicago through a partnership with Chicago’s DCASE (Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events). In the lobby of the Daley Center, some of our most talented singers, vocalists and dancers performed. DJ Mike P, Chicago’s…

News January 13, 2017 | 0 Comment

MLK Celebrations in Chicago

Things To Do For Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2017 We wanted to share some information about multiple events happening around the City of Chicago for Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2017. From IMAN (Inner-City Muslim Action Network): This MLK Day, dedicated activists, committed faith leaders and community members of all backgrounds will convene at…

News October 21, 2016 | 0 Comment

Style Bias Fashion Show Recap

3rd Annual Style Bias Fashion Show Recap Caption: The Style Bias Show had its own Snapchat filter! Last night. we hosted over 400 guests for our 3rd Annual Style Bias Fashion Show in the Skyline Loft at the Bridgeport Art Center. Presentations were given by established brands including House of LeRenn, Albert Ray and Leaders 1354….

News September 27, 2016 | 0 Comment

ICYMI: AAHH! Fest Recap from Donda’s House

Caption: Ice Cube Performs at AAHH! Fest. Photo by Juan Anthony Images.  Donda’s House joined Juan & Only Events and the Common Ground Foundation to co-produce AAHH! Fest 2016 in Union Park. The two-day festival featured a Community Stage and a Main Stage. Over 2,000+ youth from Community Organizations, Chicago Public Schools and Chicago Park…

News September 16, 2016 | 0 Comment

Apply For The “Got Bars” Program

Caption: Shaina Jones, Fall 2013 “Got Bars” Participant singing at our Donda’s House Spring Fundraiser! We are excited to announce that applications are now open for our Fall 2016 “Got Bars” Program. The program will run 9/26 – 10/31! “Got Bars” is designed for singers and rappers with a goal of enhancing participant’s ability to…

News August 29, 2016 | 0 Comment

Peace on the Beach Bash

RECAP: Peace on the Beach in Humboldt Park This past Saturday, Donda’s House joined the Chicago Park District, Chicago Freedom School and CAPs in Humboldt Park for the Peace on the Beach Bash. Approximately 200 people joined us in order to listen to live performances and participate in activities like Bubble Soccer, Stress Ball Making,…