Bop Shop

Title

Bop Shop

Subject

Bop Shop, aka Liquid Kitty/Celluloid, was impresario Kate Smith's popular jazz club.
1807 W. Division St

Description

Bop Shop was impresario Kate Smith's up-and-coming and avant-garde jazz club. It was a nightclub, mini concert hall, and boutique movie theater. Smith had a reputation of compensating artists well, at times exceeding the venue's profits.

Source

Chicago Tribune

and

Margasak, Peter. "Bop Shop Won't Stop." September 12, 1996. ChicagoReader.com. July 16, 2023. https://chicagoreader.com/music/bop-shop-wont-stop/.

Date

approx. 1990/1997

Contributor

Oana Alexan Katz

Type

Jazz

Location

Clubs and Discotheques,

Citation

“Bop Shop,” Chicago Black Social Culture Map, accessed July 21, 2024, https://cbscmap.omeka.net/items/show/272.

Output Formats

Geolocation