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The Art of the Record Store

Museum Confidential: Season 7, Episode 15.
Museum Confidential: Season 7, Episode 15.

Museum Confidential: Season 7, Episode 15.

Founded by artist Theaster Gates, the Rebuild Foundation has been transforming buildings and neighborhoods on Chicago's South Side since 2009 -- with art projects, community gathering spaces, small businesses, and more. The foundation's latest venture is a newly-launched vinyl shop called Miyagi Records. On this episode of MC, we do a little crate digging with the project's co-leaders, Nigel Ridgeway and Marco Jacobo.

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