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MCA Prime Time: Ascend

  • Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago 220 East Chicago Avenue Chicago, IL, 60611 United States (map)

"Please note: this is an ages 21+ event.

The co-headliners make the next MCA Prime Time another one you can't miss: 
Noname blurs the lines between poetry and rap; 
Jamila Woods's music is rooted in soul and hip-hop; 
and accompanying them, RP Boo, the Godfather of Footwork, closes out the evening. 

Also featured are DJ sets by Slo 'Mo Party's Audio Jack, Adachi Taiko's thunderous drumming, and indie-rock duo Homme's escalating vocals and experimental sounds. Visitors can also enter the magical world of The Fantasorium to convene and preen with fellow partygoers and enjoy atmosphere, activities, and art curated by the evening's oracle, artist Claire Arctander.

Titled Ascend, and cocurated with online music magazine Pitchfork, this event offers a multitude of opportunities to explore themes of growth, renewal, ritual, and harmony, showcasing the best of Chicago’s emerging musical talent along with locally produced art activations as well as food and drink offerings throughout the museum." 

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