Black Channel Films Presents "Gentrified"

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4701 S King Dr., Chicago, IL 60615 4701 S King Dr., Chicago Directions
Today 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Closed All Hours
+17733731900
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Report | a month ago
It was like a high school musical
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Report | a month ago
Low budget but yet entertaining.
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Report | 2 months ago
The show was horrible.his performance was lack. he could not stand on his own and could not remember his own jokes. than had these to man come out and they act out. never again would i spent my money to see him anywhere.
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Report | 2 months ago
I had seen the movies some years ago so I didn't really know what to expect but I bought it for a Valentine's day for my fiancee & she loved it. She's a big fan of Claudine the movie & she was raving about the musical as well. Exceptional performances, especially from the guy that played Roop!!!!!
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Report | 2 months ago
It was a nice performance. It was fun and engaging for the entire family. It's nice to have the arts in the community and by the community...keep growing strong. we support you! Thank you.
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Report | 3 months ago
Security and personnel was so unorganized outside the building. We stood in line outside then when we showed our printed out Groupon tickets, we had to get in another line. About nine comedians performed but only 3 of them were funny. The show was late. They ran out of food quickly. The line for liquor was like whoever pushed the hardest gets served first.
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Report | 3 months ago
it was very poorly organized and the help was extremely rude
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Report | 4 months ago
Very disappointed in this event. While the entertainment and the food was good, the event seemed highly disorganized. There was a long line to pick up tickets and when it was finally my turn, I was told that my ticket did not include food and drinks (as was the case for many others who ended up paying an additinal twenty-five dollars). It took approximately 45 minutes to get a drink, and was told at the counter that they were inly accepting tickets, not cash, as previously stated. The pictures were an additonal $10 and I was not informed that I could play the casino games until the end of the night. I plan to go to a more organized, completely packaged event next year.
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Report | 4 months ago
Wish I could give the venue negative stars! Unprofessional and untimely! They literally work off black time! Lbvs
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Report | 5 months ago
It's been awhile since I've attended a function at the HWCC, and I enjoy supporting black theater, so I decided to come out to see Ebony Scrooge. First, the venue: the HWCC should be our premiere facility, but it's quickly obvious that it lacks funding and support to maintain or improve itself. The auditorium is really nice. but the seats seem and feel like they're 50 yrs old, the seat and seat back padding is worn out and has no cushioning, and the sound system seems to need work. The performance was reallly nice, if it were performed in an elementary school gymnasium. I guess I expected a more professional performance because of the venue, but after the performance, the host, Ms. Tillman, ran down everything the HWCC does, and that explained the basis of the cast and quality (an acting teaching facility). It was interesting that she initially threw her husband under the bus as the audio engineer, because immediately within the first five minutes, the lavalier mics had problems, lucky we were all seated in the first 6 rows, or else we may have missed a few lines. I liked the performance, and I intend to return, Groupon or not, to support the kids and the acting program, especially since the program is free to participants. While the auditorium should have had way more than the 30 or so patrons that came out, I think the HWCC should differentiate in its marketing, if it is hosting a traveling performance, or if it is an actual HWCC production. If nothing else, it would help my expectations. People, please come out and support this cultural venue in our very own Bronzeville, before they have to shut their doors (like the iconic Jokes & Notes). This is OURS, and we need to support them like we support other cultures, and they support themselves. Be on the lookout for Claudine 2016, I know I am!
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Named in honor of Chicago’s first African-American mayor, the Harold Washington Cultural Center hosts theatrical and musical events that echo the center’s mission of African-American cultural preservation. This event helps celebrate the 10-year commemorative anniversary for the Harold Washington Cultural Center. In addition to its entertainment, the center performs community outreach each year to serve more than 45,000 youth through arts programs, teen summits, and special events.

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