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The People’s Culture is a platform exploring the ways in which artistry, perseverance, and business savvy collide to create enduring careers in the arts.

Through first-hand interviews, neophytes and masters alike share with you how they make it happen.

"Connecting Different Worlds" with Meida McNeal

"Connecting Different Worlds" with Meida McNeal

 
 Photo Courtesy of Meida mcneal

Photo Courtesy of Meida mcneal

Our first interview for February features Chicago-native Meida McNeal, Arts & Culture Manager for the Chicago Parks district, and Artistic Director for the Afro-diasporic, feminist collaborative Honey Pot Performance.  Join us, as Meida and The People's Culture editor, Vanity Gee, discuss parenthood, the intersections of her artistic and community practices, her journey through academia, and making time for it all. 

 photo courtesy of meida mcneal

photo courtesy of meida mcneal

 photo courtesy of meida mcneal

photo courtesy of meida mcneal

 
"The Rhythmnast" with Mark Colenburg

"The Rhythmnast" with Mark Colenburg

"Super-Duper Black" with Adrian O. Walker

"Super-Duper Black" with Adrian O. Walker