WILL TO ADORN REVEAL EVENT— FREE TO THE Public on FRIDAY Nov 21 at 6pm.

edit Will to Adorn Reveal flyer CHICAGO 2014

Exciting presentation of Videos recorded THIS SUMMER will be revealed on Friday, Nov 21, 2014 at 6:00pm.

More than 50 African American style exemplars, artists, and authors across Chicago have been interviewed.

Jewelry makers, barbers, fabric artists, portrayers and more will be highlighted in the video presentation.

FREE TO THE PUBLIC

Hosted at:  Quaker House

5615 South Woodlawn Ave.

Chicago, IL  60615

Rsvp at gg60628@aol.com or Call 773 21300229 for more details

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Jackie Brown ~ Urban Cowboy featured in Will To Adorn 2014

JACKIE BROWN is a fan of noted actor and cowboy John Wayne.  He is most comfortable wearing

his cowboy hat and boots.  His apparel changes for work.  There he wears a suit and tie.

Izekil Thomas interviewed Mr. Brown in Roseland community of Chicago.

Lori Bibbs portrays Kitihawa the wife of DuSable – Founder of Chicago

Jean Baptiste Point de Sable (Du Sable)—The Founder of Modern Chicago  married a Potawatomi woman named Kitihawa (christianized to Catherine) on October 27, 1788.  Lori Bibbs portrays Kitihawa and provides a glimpse of what type of garments she would have worn and how she managed their enterprise.  Izekil and Malik Thomas interviewed her for Will To Adorn ~ Chicago at the Du Sable Museum of African and African American History.

Ladetria Warren is an extraordinary jewelry designer and jewelry maker – WIll to Adorn 2014

Ladetria Warren is a  jewelry designer and jewelry maker in Chicago.  Her unique creations combine color, gems, and precious metals.  Her one of a kind jewelry is a celebration of African heritage and talent.  Izekil and Malik Thomas interviewed Ms. Warren for the Will to Adorn – Chicago 2014 program produced for the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage project