Throwback and Cocktails Party & Concert Series
Mar
4
Mar 5

Throwback and Cocktails Party & Concert Series

Welcome to THROWBACKS & COCKTAILS ® where the party is always on point and where your favorite Hip-Hop & R&B Throwback artists reside every month at Little Black Pearl. Yes… Finally something for a mature audience in Chicago. No adolescent behavior…No drama filled evening…Simply good people, music, live performances, great cocktails, and tasty food. Let the good times roll…

This event series caters to the forward thinking music aficionados who enjoy and appreciate music when it was at its best and meaningful. THROWBACKS & COCKTAILS ® is nostalgic, taking you on a musical journey and back to a time that’s relatable and fun.

THROWBACKS & COCKTAILS ® features seasoned Chicago DJ’s who understand and know how to build up the event through great song selections and skill-set while displaying a wide range of genres to include reputable mainstream recording artist performances live on stage. This concert series is designed to be small in attendance, intimate and exclusive. No large crowds to get lost in and every seat in the house is a good one.

Book your ticket today and tell a friend that something just for us is finally here.

The Art of Glass Blowing “A Workshop For Adults”
Mar
18
2:00 pm14:00

The Art of Glass Blowing “A Workshop For Adults”

  • Little Black Pearl

Create your own glass masterpiece!  Participants will learn the intricate art of glass blowing during this 4 hour workshop.  Our resident artist will guide you through the entire process of creating your own glass art piece.  (Designs include bowls, ornaments, & paperweights.) All supplies and equipment will be provided.  Light refreshments will be served after the workshop has concluded. BTW, this event is BYOB! You must be 21 or older to participate. 

Carver 47 Café Launch Party
Apr
22
9:00 am09:00

Carver 47 Café Launch Party

  • Little Black Pearl

Join us as we celebrate the opening of Carver 47 Café!  Carver 47 is the newest and most exciting attraction on Chicago’s Southside. Located in the historic Bronzeville/North Kenwood neighborhood, Carver 47 will serve the community as a true social lab experiment where we can come together to learn, nourish our spirits and commune under the guise/greatness of Dr. George Washington Carver.  Music, food, poetry, & fun!!! 

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Event Showcase & Tasting
Apr
29
4:00 pm16:00

Event Showcase & Tasting

  • Little Black Pearl

Are you planning a special event? Are you in the events business, or do you just want to keep up with the latest trends in special events?  If so, you should attend this showcase featuring many of Chicago’s best caterers and event specialists.   Come to sample the cuisine, view the latest in floral and event design, including table setup, network with event specialists!  If you want to experience the services offered by Chicago’s best in the business you have to attend this event!  You will even have an opportunity to rate the vendors to determine the best of the best!  

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Paint & Sip at Little Black Pearl “A workshop for adults”
May
5
6:00 pm18:00

Paint & Sip at Little Black Pearl “A workshop for adults”

  • Little Black Pearl

There may be numerous paint & sip events around town.  However, none of them will feed your artistic energy like Little Black Pearl!  Our unique boutique venue at the crossroad of Chicago’s Bronzeville, Hyde Park, & Kenwood neighborhoods provides the perfect atmosphere for a fun evening with friends, family, co-workers, or even a special date night!  During this 4 hour workshop.  Our resident artists will guide you with step by step instruction to create your own personal masterpiece!  All painting supplies and an 11 x 14 canvass will be provided.  Light refreshments will be served.  BTW, this event is BYOB! You must be 21 or older to participate. 

57th Street Art Fair
Jun
3
10:00 am10:00

57th Street Art Fair

  • East 57th Street Chicago, IL United States

Join Little Black Pearl at the 57th Street Art Fair! We are pleased to have an opportunity to share with you the great work being done by our students and faculty!  The 57th Street Art Fair is a two-day outdoor celebration of the visual arts held in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago, adjacent to the University of Chicago campus and the home of President Barack Obama. Artists and art lovers reunite at Chicago's oldest juried art fair in the Midwest, featuring the work of 200 exhibitors. Most are returning artists, but each year between 50 and 75 new exhibitors are invited to participate by a jury made up of collectors, critics, curators and artists.

This is a free event!

57th Street Art Fair
Jun
4
10:00 am10:00

57th Street Art Fair

  • East 57th Street Chicago, IL United States

Join Little Black Pearl at the 57th Street Art Fair! We are pleased to have an opportunity to share with you the great work being done by our students and faculty!  The 57th Street Art Fair is a two-day outdoor celebration of the visual arts held in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago, adjacent to the University of Chicago campus and the home of President Barack Obama. Artists and art lovers reunite at Chicago's oldest juried art fair in the Midwest, featuring the work of 200 exhibitors. Most are returning artists, but each year between 50 and 75 new exhibitors are invited to participate by a jury made up of collectors, critics, curators and artists.

This is a free event!

Bronzeville Summer Nights
Jun
16
6:00 pm18:00

Bronzeville Summer Nights

  • Greater Bronzeville Area Bronzeville, IL

Little Black Pearl is proud to be one of the featured venues for the Bronzeville Summer Nights and Trolley Tour.  Every 3rd Friday, June – September, experience the robust history, flavor, and artful energy of historic Bronzeville!  There will be continuous rotating trollies with periodic stops at local establishments showcasing art, music, food, performances and more!  Make it a very happy Friday by experiencing all that Bronzeville has to offer!

This is a free event!

Little Black Pearl Presents… A Jazzy Pearl Day Party
Jun
25
2:30 pm14:30

Little Black Pearl Presents… A Jazzy Pearl Day Party

  • Little Black Pearl

Tired of the same Sunday brunch?  We have the remedy to your dilemma!  Jump start your week at our Jazzy Pearl Day Party featuring live music, gourmet hors d’oeuvres, mimosas, and dancing!  Located at the crossroads of the historic Bronzeville, Kenwood, Hyde Park neighborhoods Little Black Pearl is the perfect place to network with old friends and meet new ones!  This is sure to be the chicest day party in the city!   

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Bronzeville Summer Nights
Jul
14
6:00 pm18:00

Bronzeville Summer Nights

  • Greater Bronzeville Area Bronzeville, IL

Little Black Pearl is proud to be one of the featured venues for the Bronzeville Summer Nights and Trolley Tour.  Every 3rd Friday, June – September, experience the robust history, flavor, and artful energy of historic Bronzeville!  There will be continuous rotating trollies with periodic stops at local establishments showcasing art, music, food, performances and more!  Make it a very happy Friday by experiencing all that Bronzeville has to offer!

This is a free event!

Bronzeville Summer Nights
Aug
18
6:00 pm18:00

Bronzeville Summer Nights

  • Greater Bronzeville Bronzeville, IL

Little Black Pearl is proud to be one of the featured venues for the Bronzeville Summer Nights and Trolley Tour.  Every 3rd Friday, June – September, experience the robust history, flavor, and artful energy of historic Bronzeville!  There will be continuous rotating trollies with periodic stops at local establishments showcasing art, music, food, performances and more!  Make it a very happy Friday by experiencing all that Bronzeville has to offer!

This is a free event!

 Little Black Pearl Presents… A Jazzy Pearl Day Party
Aug
27
2:30 pm14:30

Little Black Pearl Presents… A Jazzy Pearl Day Party

  • Little Black Pearl

Tired of the same Sunday brunch?  We have the remedy to your dilemma!  Jump start your week at our Jazzy Pearl Day Party featuring live music, gourmet hors d’oeuvres, mimosas, and dancing!  Located at the crossroads of the historic Bronzeville, Kenwood, Hyde Park neighborhoods Little Black Pearl is the perfect place to network with old friends and meet new ones!  This is sure to be the chicest day party in the city!   

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Bronzeville Summer Nights
Sep
15
6:00 pm18:00

Bronzeville Summer Nights

  • Greater Bronzeville Area Bronzeville, IL

Little Black Pearl is proud to be one of the featured venues for the Bronzeville Summer Nights and Trolley Tour.  Every 3rd Friday, June – September, experience the robust history, flavor, and artful energy of historic Bronzeville!  There will be continuous rotating trollies with periodic stops at local establishments showcasing art, music, food, performances and more!  Make it a very happy Friday by experiencing all that Bronzeville has to offer!

This is a free event!

 Little Black Pearl Presents… A Jazzy Pearl Day Party
Oct
29
2:30 pm14:30

Little Black Pearl Presents… A Jazzy Pearl Day Party

  • Little Black Pearl

Tired of the same Sunday brunch?  We have the remedy to your dilemma!  Jump start your week at our Jazzy Pearl Day Party featuring live music, gourmet hors d’oeuvres, mimosas, and dancing!  Located at the crossroads of the historic Bronzeville, Kenwood, Hyde Park neighborhoods Little Black Pearl is the perfect place to network with old friends and meet new ones!  This is sure to be the chicest day party in the city!   

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The Art of Glass Blowing “A Workshop For Adults”
Nov
4
2:00 pm14:00

The Art of Glass Blowing “A Workshop For Adults”

  • Little Black Pearl

Create your own glass masterpiece!  Participants will learn the intricate art of glass blowing during this 4 hour workshop.  Our resident artist will guide you through the entire process of creating your own glass art piece.  (Designs include bowls, ornaments, & paperweights.) All supplies and equipment will be provided.  Light refreshments will be served after the workshop has concluded. BTW, this event is BYOB! You must be 21 or older to participate. 

Paint & Sip at Little Black Pearl “A Workshop For Adults”
Dec
15
6:00 pm18:00

Paint & Sip at Little Black Pearl “A Workshop For Adults”

  • Little Black Pearl

There may be numerous paint & sip events around town.  However, none of them will feed your artistic energy like Little Black Pearl!  Our unique boutique venue at the crossroad of Chicago’s Bronzeville, Hyde Park, & Kenwood neighborhoods provides the perfect atmosphere for a fun evening with friends, family, co-workers, or even a special date night!  During this 4 hour workshop.  Our resident artists will guide you with step by step instruction to create your own personal masterpiece!  All painting supplies and an 11 x 14 canvass will be provided.  Light refreshments will be served.  BTW, this event is BYOB! You must be 21 or older to participate. 


Barriers To Wellness
Feb
11
9:00 am09:00

Barriers To Wellness

  • Little Black Pearl

On Saturday, February 11, 2017 the students of Little Black Pearl Art & Design Academy will host a powerful three-part researched based presentation covering the reported experiences that lead to physical and mental health barriers that impact youth wellness.

Come join us and share in a collaborative discussion as we continue our search for solutions towards positive youth development.