Vends + Vibes
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Venues

Venues

Four Locations

 

Vends + Vibes 2017 will take place at four locations on historic Garfield Boulevard in Washington Park. Start your visit at the ARTS INCUBATOR, then head down the block to BING READING ROOM, CURRENCY EXCHANGE CAFE, and the KLEO COMMUNITY FAMILY LIFE CENTER.


Arts Incubator
301 E Garfield Blvd

Gallery:

+SHOP:

A Maker and a Gentleman
Ayana Contreras Vintage
Cutie Bumps
Design Apprenticeship Program
Monica's Images in Glass
Soap Junkii
Tendaji Natural Body Oils
YarnGirlz

First Floor:

+SCREENING:

Holiday Home Movies by the South Side Home Movie Project

+OPEN STUDIOS:

Artists-in-Residence

Annex (Floor 2):

+SAT: DJ AfroBang
+SUN: DJ: Joe de Presser

+SHOP:

Afro x Naut
Dr. Herbal's Organic and Vegan Hair Care
ESO Shea Therapy
MASHALLAH Inc.
Olio
Rhonda Gray Art
Twenty Thou
Urban Soul Apparel and Lifestyle Co. LLC
Kido
Pink Lemonade Children Books

Flex (Floor 2):

+DJ Duane Powell

+SHOP:

A Versatile You
Brown & Proud Press
Cyn's Delights
David Anthony Art
Dawning Day Creations
GEOSUFF GEERE
ILAVA: It Can Be Done
KC Graphics Design
KFLEYE
Kissed By A Bee Organics
NiC.NaC.DesignZ
ONLI STUDIOS
ReformedSchool
Twisted Rose Metal
Reagan Sanai Natural Hair Essentials


Currency Exchange Café
305 E Garfield Blvd

+DJ SELAH SAY

+EAT!

Take a break from your shopping and warm up with seasonal menu items from the Currency Exchange Café next door. The Café is a neighborhood eatery featuring cuisine that embodies a modern mix of Mexican spice, American nostalgia, and Southern soul.


BING Reading Room
307 E Garfield Blvd
 

+Activities:

Brother Nick Photobooth
Cocktail Demonstrations
Gift Wrapping by A Social Life


KLEO Community Family Life Center
119 E Garfield Blvd

+DJ Crissy collins

+Activities:

Healthy Holiday Food Demo by Pilot Light Chef Justin Behlke

+SHOP:

Better Belly, LLC
Big Mamas Kitchen Catering Chicago (food truck outside)
Mindful Indulgences
Taylor's Tacos
Triple A Gourmet Treats, LLC

 

 

Transportation + Parking

 

We are conveniently located by the CTA Garfield Green Line stop.

Free street parking is available nearby. 

Arts + Public Life events are wheelchair accessible. Contact us for assistance at 773.834.5141 or npatin@uchicago.edu.