Mojo Rhythm & Blues Festival 2019 - And This Is Free: The Life and Times of Chicago’s Legendary Maxwell St.

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Presented by Bainbridge Island Museum of Art at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Bainbridge Island WA

Jul 12 2019
Mojo Rhythm & Blues Festival 2019 - And This Is Free: The Life and Times of Chicago’s Legendary Maxwell St.

Join us for a free screening of the 1965 documentary film And This Is Free: The Life and Times of Chicago’s Legendary Maxwell St. with a introduction and guided Q&A session from Steve Franz as part of BIMA’s first ever Mojo Rhythm & Blues Festival, a four day weekend of live music and events happening July 11-14.

 

ABOUT AND THIS IS FREE

During its heyday, the Maxwell Street Market in Chicago was the biggest and most populated open-street market in America, and a singular cultural melting-pot. It has been called the Ellis Island of the Midwest. Thousands of people swarmed there every weekend to shop for bargains and second-hand junk on pushcarts and in stores. They also came for the entertainment: hucksters, hustlers, eccentrics, sidewalk preachers and, most famously, the street musicians, including many of Chicagos blues greats.

Mike Sheas only film is a seldom-seen pioneering cinema-vérité masterpiece, an essential historical document of Chicago and the market as a

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ADMISSION INFO

Admission is free, but please register at brownpapertickets.com

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LOCATION

Bainbridge Island Museum of Art

550 Winslow Way East, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

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PARKING INFO

Parking is available and free to our visitors.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

BIMA is located in the Island Gateway complex which has accessible parking spaces on Ravine Lane. There is a flat surface entering the courtyard, which leads into the museum. Parking is also

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