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23
Aug

M.A.D.D. Rhythms’ Young Queens Brigade Premiere “empoWOMENt” @ Peacebook 2017

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22
Aug

M.A.D.D. Rhythms’ Young Queens Brigade @ Soul Yoga Fest

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New dates for Soul Yoga Fest:

Friday August 25: Awards Dinner
Saturday August 26: Free Outdoor/indoor Kemetic Yoga Festival, Workshops and Classes

www.soulyogafest.com

Friday August 25, 2017: Community Awards Dinner honoring those who have made significant contributions to our community’s development, health and vitality, Keynote Speaker will be Wayne B. Chandler, the Author of Ancient Future. Meal will consist of Gourmet Vegan Fare created by Chef Iyabo Kiyaa Lawrence. In addition to our meal and awards there will be a Step and Repeat (Photo Opps in front of our banner), networking and conversation.

COST FOR THE DINNER IS $30.00 PER PERSON

Some of our awardees include:

Bril Barrett                                                                                             Wayne B. Chandler
Yeekskah Radcliffe
Marshawn Feltus
W.L. Lillard
Jill Minard
And More to Be Announced

SATURDAY AUGUST 26, 2017: ALL DAY YOGA, MEDITATION AND OTHER WORKSHOPS FOR ALL AGES AND LEVELS

Our all day outdoor festival will include Master Workshops presented by:
Yirser Ra Hotep
Wayne B. Chandler
Jill Minard
Khalidah Kali
Kassandra Kernisian

And a wide variety of other classes and workshops and entertainment.

Master Workshops, Beginner Classes, Senior Citizen Classes, Children’s Classes,

Yoga, Meditation, Belly Dance, African Dance, Chi Qung, Hip Hop Dance and More

VENDORS: There will be a wide range of cultural vendors and healthy food providers. If you are interesrted in being a vendor the fee will be $125. Please go to www.soulyogafest.com to fill out an application.

Look forward to Musical Concerts, Dance Performances, Spoken Word and HipHop Detox Session

Contact: Yirser Ra Hotep, 773 396-6613 or yirser@yogaskills.com

www.soulyogafest.com
Healing Our Elders: Yoga for Elders

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Darlene Blackburn, Sanovia Muhammad

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Maticia Sudah, Sanovia Muhammad

2:30 PM to 3:30 PM Sanovia Muhammad, Darlene Blackburn

Real Men Do Kemetic Yoga: Steven Rousseau, Jaime Wilkinson, Ibteni Nimhat, Frank Mitchell

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

11:30 AM to 12:30 AM

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Yoga Beginners:

9:30 to 10:30 PM

11:00 to 12:00 PM

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Level II Kemetic Yoga

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Tai Chi: Raphre Newberry

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

2:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Kemetic Yoga For Children: Nubia Henderson, Maticia Sudah, Sadiya

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

Meditation Journey to Amenta: Master Yirser Ra Hotep

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Master Workshops:
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM: Khalidah Kali: North African Belly Dance (Dance Studio)
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM: Kwesi Karamoko: Ausarian Tantric Yoga & Joints and Glands (Auditorium)
11:40 AM to 1:00 PM: Kassandra Kernisian: Kemetic Yoga & Healing the Sacred Feminine (Auditorium)
1:10 PM to 2:30 PM: Jill Minard: Kemetic Yoga and the YogaSkills Method for Flexibility, coordination and balance (Auditorium)
3:00 PM to 4:30 PM: Wayne B. Chandler: Alchemy of Inner Empowerment: Chi Qong & Energy Healing (Auditorium)
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM: Yirser Ra Hotep: Kemetic Yoga: Breath, Flow and Internal Power (Auditorium)

22
Aug

M.A.D.D. Rhythms’ Young Queens Brigade @ The 27th Annual Music & Arts Explosion

2017 COMMUNITY EXPO

22
Aug

M.A.D.D. Rhythms’ Young Queens Brigade @ Summer Dance Village – 12pm

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In collaboration with Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), Audience Architects presents Dance Village, a summer celebration highlighting various forms of dance through neighborhood competitions, with finale performances at a day-long dance festival in Millennium Park!

Dance Village will take place on Saturday, August 26th from 12-6 pm at Wrigley Square in Millennium Park. This event is open to the public, and all are welcome to enjoy the festivities.

Can’t wait to see you upcoming Saturday the 26th!
Here’s a schedule for the upcoming performance –

12:00 – M.A.D.D. Rhythms – Tap Dance Performance

12:15 – Meher Dance Company – Bollywood Dance Performance

12:30 – Concert Dance Inc – Contemporary Dance

12:45 – Ballet Chicago – Classical Ballet Performance

1:00 – Najwa Dance Corps Organization – African American Dance

1:15 – Ginger Jensen, Choreographer – Contemporary Dance

1:30 – Sarita Smith – Childs – Groove 3: Dance Exercise Mini Class

1:45 – Mandala Arts – Classical and Contemporary Indian Dance

2:00 – Ballet 5:8 – Classical Ballet Performance

2:15 – REIdance group – Contemporary Dance Performance

2:30 – Red Clay Dance Company Youth Ensemble – Afro – Contemporary Dance

2:45 – Duncan Dance Chicago – Isadora Duncan Dance Performance

3:00 – Dancing Petals – Traditional Kathak India Dance

3:30 – Stomping Ground Movement – Breaking / Capoeira

3:45 – Yin He Dance Company – Classical Chinese and Folk Dance

4:00 – Chicago Swing Dance Community – Swing Dance Performance

4:15 – Movement Revolution Dance Crew – Hip – Hop and Breaking

4:30 – Off Center Project – Classical Ballet Performance

4:45 – Joel Hall Dancers & Center – Jazz Dance

5:00 – BeMoved Dance – Dance Fitness Mini Class

5:15 – Nomi Dance Company – Contemporary Dance Performance

5:30 – Evanston Dance Ensemble – Contemporary Dance Performance

5:45 – Aloha Center Chicago ACC – Hula and South Pacific

22
Jul

M.A.D.D. Rhythms @ JUBA! Masters of Tap and Percussive Dance – TONIGHT

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We want to share a very special offer with you to see and hear JUBA! Masters of Tap and Percussive Dance, Friday, July 21 and Saturday, July 22 at the New Studebaker Theater in the Fine Arts Building at 410 S. Michigan Ave!

We are offering you 25% off JUBA! tickets with the promo code ARC25. Don’t miss out!

Friday Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/juba-masters-of-tap-and-percussive-dance-friday-july-21-tickets-34698650598?aff=es2

Saturday Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/juba-masters-of-tap-and-percussive-dance-saturday-july-22-tickets-34699678673?aff=es2

Extraordinary foot drummers and percussive arts masters from around the globe share the Studebaker Theater stage for JUBA!

This concert features performances by some of the country’s leading masters of tap and percussive dance, including a world premiere by CHRP’s new Artist in Residence, Dani Borak; solo performances by former Tap Scholars Jumaane Taylor and former CHRP ensemble member Tristan Bruns; STOMP alumna and Broadway hoofer (Shuffle Along) Lisa LaTouche; and many more.

JUBA! performances are on Friday, July 21 and Saturday, July 22 and both shows are completely distinct. For more information about the line-up for Friday’s performance, or to purchase tickets, click here. More information about Saturday’s line-up will be available on this page soon.

The JUBA! concerts are the culminating events of Chicago’s prized citywide festival, Rhythm World. Rhythm World runs July 17–23 and includes scores of courses, master classes, and workshops, the 17th Annual Youth Tap Ensemble Conference, a brand new STOMP intensive focusing on body drumming and found-object percussion and teacher certification. For more information about the festival, click here.

22
Jun

M.A.D.D. Rhythms Performs Supreme Love @ Jacob’s Pillow

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Tireless: A Tap Dance Experience Curated by Michelle Dorrance

Jun 28 – Jul 2

For the first time ever, astonishing tap artists from our backyard and beyond come together in a program curated and introduced by the “tireless ambassador of tap” Michelle Dorrance (The New York Times). TIRELESS exhibits the endless talent, depth, and perseverance of the international tap community.

A Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award recipient and MacArthur ‘Genius’ Fellow, Dorrance introduces this Pillow-exclusive engagement featuring tap dancer and bassist couple Reona and Takashi Seo of Japan in AUN; Chicago-based choreographer and performer Jumaane Taylor and his ensemble work Supreme Love; Joe Orrach of San Francisco in his solo performance entitled In My Corner; and tap dancing siblings Joseph and Josette Wiggan of Los Angeles.

BUY TICKETS HERE

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12
Jun

M.A.D.D. Rhythms Is Hiring Teens For Our Summer After School Matters Advanced Apprenticeship Program

Teen Summer 2017 Teen Summer back 2017

7
Jun

HWCC Summer Arts Intensive Registration Now Open

Summer Intensive 2017

7
Jun

M.A.D.D. Rhythms Tap Academy Open House, Student Showcase & After School Matters Summer Orientation/Audition

Open House 2017

11
May

The Entire M.A.D.D. Rhythms Family @ Big Deal: 13th Annual Performing Arts Gala

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May 15, 2017 will mark a brand new milestone for gem of Chicago as executive producer Jimalita Hunter and Harold Washington Cultural Center host “Big Deal”, a theatrical fundraising gala. This production is a continuation of its Broadway in Bronzeville series. The gala will feature songs and scenes from over 10 top Broadway and off Broadway productions, including 42nd Street, Othello, Fosse, Phantom of the Opera, and more. This marks the kick off to the Harold Washington Cultural Center’s 13th year anniversary celebration. Each year we present our alumni and current members of Broadway in Bronzeville/ Off the Streets on the Stage programs. We also have an awards ceremony and pre-event reception. The goal is to raise funds to operate and expand our performing arts program for 2017-2018. Donell Jones, Louis Car, Josilyn Martin, Jahkil Jackson, and Betty Magness are listed as awardees.

Featuring:

M.A.D.D. Rhythms

M.A.D.D. Rhythms Bronzeville: The HWCC Crew

M.A.D.D. Rhythms Tap Academy

And Introducing……..

M.A.D.D. Rhythms “Grown & Sexy” Crew

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10
May

M.A.D.D. Rhythms Bronzeville: The HWCC Crew @ 11th Annual KBMF Dance Showcase

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Tickets are on sale now at: https://naperville203.tix.com/Event.aspx?EventCode=968575

The Kathryn Bender Memorial Dance Showcase brings together dance companies from the area to perform and raise money to help with research and prevention of sudden cardiac death as well as to provide scholarships in the community. Kathryn Bender was a senior at NNHS and only seventeen when she passed away in 2005 from sudden cardiac death. Participants in the showcase include the orchesis troupes from NVHS and MVHS along with Academy of Dance Arts, Extensions Dance Company, Beyond the Stars, Dream Contemporary Dance, Steps Dance Center, Elan Dance, School of Performing Arts, and M.A.D.D. Rhythms Tap Company. On May 13, 2017, the evening will begin at 6:30pm with raffles, silent auctions and concessions, and the show will begin at 7:30pm. http://www.kbmf.net/