Within minutes of the doors’ official opening, most of the crowd had assembled. They stood in bunches in the open area near the projector screen, moving to look through rows of artwork or to find a good seat.
There’s a warm glow in the eighth floor penthouse of the Logan Center for the Arts, despite the falling snow visible through the floor-to-ceiling windows. People pile in, vying for spaces in the front rows.
If you hear me, say, ‘Hey oh!’ ” Dominique Chestand shouts, singsong, from the lip of the stage at the Metro in Wrigleyville. The audience, still filing in, delivers the requested exchange. “You are my family!” Chestand continues. “This is my living room!”
Savannah Wood sifts through crates and crates of books, trying to create a library featuring the works of black authors. She’s surrounded by pots and pots of plants.
As Psalm One transitions into her Hologram Kizzie persona and continues to push toward a new innovative soundscapes, we took some time to pick a few of our favorite tracks from Psalm’s vast back catalogue of albums, mixtapes, and guest features.