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The Wicker Park Advisory Council, Wicker Park Garden Club, Urban Encounter and Mosaic Church are putting together Boo-Palooza 2014 to be presented Saturday, October 25 from 10am - 2pm in Wicker Park - 1425 N Damen Ave.
See 2013 Layout to get an idea of the scope of the event.
Saturday, June 28 from 10am – 3:30pm Inside the Field House
Learnapalooza combines educational and hands on experience in numerous disciplines all in one day. It is the perfect event to realize the WPAC goal of expanded educational opportunities for our park’s patrons.In 2012 and 2013 Learnapalooza was held in Wicker Park Field House and in many other venues in the Wicker Park Bucktown neighborhood. It was a great success each year.
Repeats every month on June, July, August, September on the last Friday until Fri Sep 26 2014 .
Friday, June 27, 2014 - 6:00pm
Last Fridays, June - September at 6pm Softball Field Near Schiller
Wicker Mic is an outdoor open mic located in the heart one of Chicago's leading artistic communities -- Wicker Park. We create a platform for local artists to display their talents, and provide the community with quality outdoor entertainment on beautiful summer evenings in the park.
Signups from 5:45pm on day of event
5 minutes slots (2 songs, 3 poems, or 5 minutes of stand-up)
James Earl Jones is an American actor who in a career of more than 60 years has become known as "one of America's most distinguished and versatile" actors and "one of the greatest actors in American history." Since his Broadway debut in 1957, Jones has won many awards, including a Tony Award and Golden Globe Award for his role in The Great White Hope. Jones has won three Emmy Awards, including two in the same year in 1991, and he also earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role in the film version of The Great White Hope.