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Empower, Educate and Create: Nine Days of Giving Stream-A-Thon – Day 2 (Media)

Image may contain: text that says 'Goal: $250,000 CENTER FOR CREATIVE ENTREPRENEURSHIP PRESENTS The Empower Educate Create Stream-a-thon 9 Days of Giving Spotlighting 9 Creative Industries Dec Dec 9 ③ TICKETS ON SALE NOW Music Film Fashion Visual Arts ...and more!'

The Center for Creative Entrepreneurship is producing an unscripted and inspirational “Nine Days of Giving” Stream-A-Thon, to show the world the talent Chicago has to offer and the education and resources we provide to expand and grow our creative economy. This is a virtual salon-style gathering of experts and artists, patrons and fans coming together to celebrate and enrich the culture of creativity. We have a diverse array of leaders of industry like owner of Cinespace, Alex Pissios, influential institutions like the Illinois Film Office and its director, Peter Hawley, thought leaders like fashion icon and published author Marcellas Reynolds, and celebrity stars like Hill Harper, who will host, moderate, and participate every night. Our lineup of guest speakers will demonstrate CCE’s commitment to excellence at all levels in education of the nine sectors(Music, Film/Video, Dance, Theater, Fashion, Visual Arts/Design, Media, Sports, Culinary).

Drumming is foundational, it is a system of organization, it is the rhythm we feel that sets a tempo to our action. It is the march beneath the rally. It is the heartbeat of our passion. his is a virtual salon-style gathering of experts and artists, patrons and fans coming together to celebrate and enrich the culture of creativity. Each evening at 7:00 pm, we will spotlight a creative sector power-packed with engaging conversations and wrapping up with a drum solo from globally celebrated drummers. The first eight nights will be free to all, while the final night will be a ticketed event celebrating Film/Video. Our MVP “All Stars” ticket comes with two John Legend, “Legend Vineyard Exclusive wines” from Boisset Collection and access to a virtual wine tasting after party with plenty of celebrity surprises!

With your support, you will help us to empower entrepreneurs to grow their business in the creative sector.


Days 1-8 are FREE with a suggested donation of $50.

Day 9 Finale is a ticketed event. Ticket prices are as follows: General admission is $75, MVP “All Stars” experience is a $250 minimum or $500 or up. ..

Tuesday, December 1 – Music

Drum Solo: Martin Atkins

Wednesday, December 2 – Media

Drum Solo: Charles Heath

Thursday, December 3 – Fashion

Friday, December 4 – Theater

Saturday, December 5 – Dance

Drum Solo: Daniel Crane with Veena artist and dancer

Sunday, December 6 – Design/Visual Arts

Monday, December 7 – Sports

Drum Solo: Jeremiah Collier

Monday, December 8 – Culinary

Wednesday, December 9 – Finale – Film/Video

Drum Solo: Damion Reid

*MVP “All-Star” includes:

  • Two bottles of John Legend’s exclusive wine collection from Boisset Collection Napa Valley shipped directly to your house
  • Virtual wine tasting and admission to the virtual after party!



Empowering creatives at all levels with knowledge, skills, and relationships necessary for business success.

CCE is a pilot project, fiscally sponsored by Arts Alliance Illinois and funded by the Coleman Foundation. 2112 serves as programmatic lead, with ancillary support from MediaTech Ventures and partner organizations in each focus industry.


Event Details
12. 02. 2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm