ABENA JOAN P. BROWN, CO-FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT 1971-2011, PASSES

ABENA JOAN P. BROWN, CO-FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT OF ETA CREATIVE ARTS FOUNDATION 1971-2011, PASSES SUNDAY, JULY 12, 2015 ARTIST-INSTITUTION BUILDER-CULTURAL ACTIVIST-WARRIOR Abena Joan Brown Services Visitation Tuesday, July 21 Cage’s Funeral Home 76th & Jeffery Blvd.   2-8pm                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Private Service – Wednesday, July 22 Memorial Service Thursday, July 23rd Metropolitan Community Apostolic Church 4100 S. King …

eta 2015-2016 Theatre Schedule

A season of Chicago Premiere’s! Sins of the Father by Synthia Willams ($30) Three generations of African American men confront a family legacy of abandonment shrouded in secrets. Caleb Hamilton is a world famous blues musician; his music captures his life story. He is well- known around the world but is estranged from his father …

June 5th Chicago Premiere of Liberty City

The Chicago Premiere of Liberty City is June 5th in eta Gallery Theatre. Written by Jessica Blank and April Yvette Thompson, Liberty City is a searing memory play of a family caught in the turbulent Miami riots of 1980. 10-year April witnesses horrific events as she navigates fiery streets, police barricades and brutality to get …