ONLI STUDIOS started this annual event in 1993 at the National Treasure, The South Side Community Art Center in the historic Bronzeville district., years later it movement to the Kenwood Academy where Prof. Onli was a teacher & Coach. It was in walking distance to the homes of President Obama and The Honorable Louis Farrakhan. Then it partnered with the DuSable Museum of African American History as part of its annual Arts & Crafts Cultural Festival. Now ONLI STUDIOS is in negotiaiton to return to its former free standing model.
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