Arts & Culture

Help us showcase Harvey's eclectic arts and culture scene

The HWH wants to tell stories about young creatives in the city. And, we need your help.

Harvey’s arguably the true arts and entertainment capital of the south suburbs.

Decades before they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, before they were film consultants for “The Five Heartbeats”—which was loosely based on their lives—The Dells were a bunch of Thornton high schoolers looking to get their big R&B break.

A then coy, introverted teenaged Wasalu Muhammad Jaco, now known as Lupe Fiasco, made his earliest mixtapes in his father’s basement when the two lived in Harvey.

You’ll often hear, “Harvey used to be a thriving place.” And, that’s true. But, it’s still a thriving place—one producing Grammy award winners, Super Bowl guitarists and the coolest band kids you’ll ever meet.

We want to remind our community of all the creative energy that lives here.

If you’re a musician, send us videos about your life: late night studio sessions, behind-the-scenes exclusives of big performances, you with your friends and family. We’ll feature them on our new Instagram series, “Gateway to Harvey World.”


We accept video submissions to our Dropbox. You don’t need a Dropbox account to submit a video; just upload your content here:

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