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This page is house in, the website of Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference and is written by Gary Ossewaarde, president of the South Shore Cultural Center Advisory Council.

Schedule of Concerts and Events 2012 at South Shore Cultural Center, Chicago

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7059 S. South Shore Drive. Parking on site at $1 per hour.

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For a review of the May 1 2011 Civic Orchestra concert, by Barbara Wright-Pryor, vice president and performing arts chair of the advisory council, go to



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Free unless as noted.

Arts Partner with the Center

South Shore Opera Company of Chicago

Partners with the Center

Chicago Music Association

Civic Orchestra of Chicago (CSO)

Creative Artists Association

Organizations for which the Council has sponsored events in the past.

Cultural Events at South Shore Cultural Center -2015

July 19, Thursday 7 p.m. Grant Park Chorus in the Parks- Barber, Bruckner, Britten and others. Free.

July 21, Saturday, 10 am. Workday and plant ID in the SS Nature Sanctuary.

July 26, Thursday, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Unity 4 Community, with Chicago Police. Starring Maggie Brown. With guests from Chicago Police Department and others performing spoken word, poetry, and music. Free.

August 4, Saturday, 10 am. Summer Learning in the SS Nature Sanctuary- Plant and Animal Adaptation.

August 26, Sunday, 4 pm. MCA fundraising gala concert. $35, 15. Featuring Dee Alexander!

October 28, Sunday, 4 pm? South Shore Opera Company of Chicago annual ticketed gala. Premiere of the complete 3-part opera, with new orchestration, Steven A. Allen's "Lyrics of Sunshine and Shadows" based on the life and loves of Paul Dunbar and Ruth Moore.

October 31, Wednesday. The big community Halloween bash- kids and teens and all ages.

December 14, Sasturday, time? Jazz Institute of Chicago Jazz City celebrates Von Freeman. Led by guitarist Mike Allemana. Details and tickets Free.

Gallery-- CPD Wood Shops exhibit.