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Night Out in the Parks 2022

Night Out in the Parks 2022

Check out our Summer Soundwalks In the Parks schedule, with rain dates, here.

Proposals Due October 1, Listening Futures 2023

Submit your proposal before October 1 for 2023 WFAE Conference Listening Pasts – Listening Futures at Atlantic Center for the Arts.

Listening to the Borderland/La Frontera on Sept 23

Listening to the Borderland/La Frontera on Sept 23

The soundwalk in Harrison Park in the neighborhood of Pilsen, will embrace the soundscapes of the Mexican diaspora existing in Chicago, framing our steps with poem excerpts from Borderland/La Frontera, a book by Chicana feminist writer Gloria Andalzua. Her term, “deslenguadas” takes pride in speaking Spanglish as a hybrid cultural being existing in the Borderland which is a metaphorical space of living in the bridge of two cultures that carry our identities.

From 6 – 8 p.m. on September 23. Meet at the Fieldhouse door at Harrison Park: 1824 S Wood St, Chicago, IL 60608, United States

Singing Insects Soundwalk

Singing Insects Soundwalk

Northerly Island on Sept 6 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. The Singing Insects Monitoring Program is a citizen science effort to familiarize people with common sounds of singing insects in the Chicago region, including grasshoppers, cicadas, katydids, and crickets. Building on Dr. Carl Strang’s work