News March 22, 2016 | 0 Comment

Donda’s House Partners With Virgin Hotels

Caption: Donda’s House participants & staff take a tour of Virgin Hotels Chicago.  Donda’s House Partners With Virgin Hotels FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: marketing@dondashouseinc.org Donda’s House Inc., a local nonprofit which supports young aspiring artists in Chicago is thrilled to announce their new partnership with Virgin Hotels Chicago. In support of Donda’s mission, the partnership will…

News January 11, 2016 | 0 Comment

After School Matters Auditions

We invite all Chicago Public High School rappers and singers to audition for our Spring 2016 “Got Bars” Program! In order to participate in our program, you are required to come in to audition and interview on one of the following days: Tuesday, January 12, 2016 – 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 13, 2016…

News January 3, 2016 | 0 Comment

Applications Open For Spring Programs!!!

We are excited to announce that applications are now open for our Spring Programs! After School Matters (ASM) “Got Bars” Requirements: Teenager enrolled in a Chicago Public High School The ASM “Got Bars” Program teaches participants how to write, perform and record music. Students learn: How to master writing techniques (including learning the secrets behind…

News December 30, 2015 | 0 Comment

Meet Matt Muse

Matt Muse – “Got Bars” Spring ’15 & Made in America ’15 Matt Muse earned a $500 Scholarship from the Global Mixx Summit. Matt is currently finishing up his Senior Year at Northern Illinois University. Matt balances pursuing his education and pursuing his passions as an artist and proves that education and art are not…

Uncategorized December 20, 2015 | 0 Comment

Meet Hex Hectic

Meet Hex Hectic – @hexhectic Donda’s House Alum of “Got Bars” Spring ’14 From the moment Hex Hectic started Donda’s House, he’s been a force to be reckoned with. Not only is Hex a Hip Hop artist, he is also a graphic designer, photographer and videographer. We believe in empowering our participants, so we started contracting…

News December 14, 2015 | 0 Comment

Meet Sunnie Storm

Meet Sunnie Storm – @sunniestorm Donda’s House Alum of – Got Bars Fall ’13 As an artist it is incredibly important to be resourceful. Many artists support themselves and their work through grants. We discussed a grant opportunity in the Fall of 2013, and Sunnie not only pursued the grant but secured $5,000.00 to finish her…

News December 7, 2015 | 0 Comment

Meet John The Author

Meet John The Author – @john_theauthor Donda’s House Alum of – Got Bars Spring ’15, Second City Spring ’15 & Made In America 2015 Our goal at Donda’s House is to inspire artists to not only pursue and accomplish their own goals, but to give back to their communities. John The Author did just that…

News November 9, 2015 | 0 Comment

Senator Mattie Hunter Hosts College Fair

Senator Hunter Hosts Free College Fair Click here for the flyer: College Fair CHICAGO – State Senator Mattie Hunter (D-3, Chicago) will host a free college fair on Friday, November 20 at the VanderCook College of Music. Representatives from over 30 institutions and Historically Black Colleges and Universities will be in attendance. “We’re helping connect…

News October 17, 2015 | 0 Comment

Style Bias Recap Video

(PRO)jectUS presents the 2nd Annual Style Bias: Street Style Fashion Presentation sponsored by Kenneth Cole, Hive Chicago Fund, and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE). Chicago’s talented next generation designers and artists along with featured established brands make up this year’s Chicago Fashion Week Program! For more information, please visit http://pro-jectus.org Video…

News September 21, 2015 | 0 Comment

After School Matters Auditions This Week

Caption: Donda’s House Brand Ambassadors at Made in America Festival in Philadelphia, PA Calling all teenagers enrolled in High School in Chicago! We are hosting auditions this week for our Fall 2015 After School Matters “Got Bars” Program. You have the opportunity to earn a stipend to learn how to write, record and perform music!…