Jun
9
Sun 7:00 PM

A City So Real:(A stage adaptation by D. Soyini Madison of Never A City So Real by Alex Kotlowitz)

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When: Sunday, June 9, 2013
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM  
Where: Block Museum of Art, Mary and Leigh
40 Arts Circle Drive  
Evanston, IL 60208 map it
Audience: - Faculty/Staff - Student - Public
Costs: - Community: Free - rsvp required
Contact: One Book NU  
Group: One Book One Northwestern 2014-2015
Category: Fine Arts

A City So Real is a performance portraying the divergent stories of Chicago neighborhoods and the people who are inspired by them and enliven them with their wisdom, labor, and ingenuity.  A collage of scenes staged throughout the galleries of the Block Museum capture the dialogue, imagery, movement, soundscape, and the rich poetic description of Alex Kotlowitz.  As audiences traverse through the museum, they are guided to each scene by stylized enactments representing stories from the book. The performance time is one hour and fifteen minutes with a “Town Hall” exchange after the show, in the Block Auditorium, with the cast and directors. Only 50 audience members will be admitted per show therefore prior reservations are required for each performance.

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