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We Love Soul is a network and community of music lovers who love and support soul music and its many offshoots and genres; NuSoul, Classic Soul and R&B, Hip Hop, House, Disco, Afrobeat, NuJazz, Latin flavors, Funk and more. Our goal is to expose soulful music to audiences who desire to be entertained as well as educated. Our mission is to progressively and positively influence soul music communities and cultures around the world one beat at a time by providing soul music lovers audio and visual access to cutting edge soul music and artists. We Love Soul and so should You...

Sat Aug 31st: Love Village presented by AfroFuturistic, We Love Soul, and NOITP @ Oakwood Beach

Saturday August 31st from 2pm-9pm
AfroFuturistic and We Love Soul join forces with Chicago Park District NOITP to present Love Village at Oakwood Beach (39th Street Beach).

Love Village is an exhibition of forward thinking projections of art and music rooted in Love, Soul, and The African Diaspora. This festival's intention is to bring communities together and fellowship through art, music dance, and culture. Whether you're a lover of Good music, someone who loves to be in nature, or someone appreciates art in it's many aspects Love Village has a nurturing spirit that is cultivating to All who seek this vibration.
This is a FREE event for all ages so feel free to bring the Fam!
We will also be celebrating Sean Alvarez's and more of your favorite Virgo Birthdays!

Sean Alvarez, Rae Chardonnay, Duane Powell, and Joe Kollege

Hosted by
Discopoet Khari B

-Live Drumming/Percussion
-Art and Live Painting
-Dance Performance by Joshua L. Ishmon and Friends of Deeply Rooted Dance (www.deeplyrooteddancetheater.org)

Featured Interactive Activities:
-Yoga led by E'a the Wholistic Artist from SPACE Englewood at 2pm

-Dance instruction by Joshua L. Ishmon of Deeply Rooted Dance Theater at 4:30pm

-Marketplace featuring some of Chicago's best independent vendors and food.

*Lawn chairs, blankets, food, and drink are allowed.

39th Street Beach does have a pay parking lot. If it fills up there is usually parking just west of the bridge crossing Lake Shore Drive at 39th Street. Another alternative is to park near 41st street & Lake Park Ave or Oakenwald near 41st then use the blue pedestrian bridge to cross Lake Shore Drive and enter into the Love Village area. 

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