Congo Square Theatre Company, one of Chicago’s most acclaimed theater groups, will commemorate Juneteenth with “Festival on The Square,” a popular program of live theater readings, musical performances and art installations on June 19, 2022, at Zhou B Art Center in Bridgeport.
The family-friendly activities will focus on the theme of homecoming and the promotion of arts, healing and Black joy that the original Congo Square in New Orleans continues to celebrate. Live performers include Ayodele Drum & Dance and blues guitarist Melody Angel.
Black-owned small businesses will also be selling a variety of accessories, beauty products and art. The event takes place from 1- 4 pm and is free to the public.
Festival on the Square
Zhou B. Art Center
1029 W. 35th St.
June 19, 2022, 1- 4pm