The American Friends Service Committee, the Council on American Islamic Relationships, and the Chicago Fringe Festival will partner with HumanThread to present 9/11 Primer: The Epoch of the Peacemakers.
9/11 Primer will memorialize 9/11 and reaffirm the role of artists as peacemakers.
It will be held at Meridian Stage, 1932 S. Halsted, between 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., on September 11. Admission is free.
The program will include:
- Presentation of One Common Thread Project for Peace, an artwork composed of threads sent to the event organizers by individuals dedicated to the cause of peace.
- Live performances, including music and spoken word, by Jungle of Cities, Gyasi Ayo Kress, One Earth and other powerful artists · Exhibition of Fiber Artists for Hope’s quilts, Reflections on September 11th, a Decade Later Fringe and HumanThread invite contributions to the Common Thread project.
For more information, see the event’s Facebook page