• November 5, 2017, 3–5 p.m.

"Children of the Wall" Artist Talk & Concert: Bill Walker Suite

Featuring: Miguel Aguilar, Rahmaan Barnes, Liz Lazdin, and Aki Antonia Smith

Hyde Park Art Center

5020 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60615

Community members and lead artists Miguel Aguilar, Rahmaan Barnes, and Liz Lazdin talk about their experiences participating in the mural project at Hyde Park Art Center, the influence of Walker’s work on their practice, and future plans for the design.

Afterwards, Aki Antonia Smith, composer, bandleader, and longtime friend of Bill Walker, presents an original jazz composition honoring Bill Walker and his work. Aki Antonia Smith has performed around the world, both as a collaborator with the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicans (AACM) and with her own band Akiboards.