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21
Sep

CHICAGO: Sole Sounds Of The Windy City – TICKETS ON SALE NOW!!!!

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CHICAGO: Sole Sounds of the Windy City

Join M.A.D.D. Rhythms Saturday October 14th, 2017 for CHICAGO: Sole Sounds of the Windy City @ the Harold Washington Cultural Center. 4701 Martin Luther King Dr. Chicago, IL 60653

This year’s special guests include: M.A.D.D. Rhythms, Tap That Brass, 333, Creation Chicago, Purifyed Entertainment & Hip Hop ConnXion

This years faculty include: Martin “Tre” Dumas III, Nico Rubio and Lee Howard. M.A.D.D. Rhythms’ own: Bril Barrett, Jumaane Taylor, Starinah Dixon, Donnetta Jackson, Tristan Bruns, Megan Davis, Nora Clark, Ja’Bowen Dixon & Victoria Jones.

This year’s esteemed honoree is: Ayrie King III, better known as “Mr. Taps”

Tickets are $40, get your tickets now. This is an event you don’t want to miss. Group rates available. CLICK HERE

15
Sep

Chicago Tap Summit Is 1 Week Away! Register Now! Classes are filling up FAST!

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7
Sep

M.A.D.D. Rhythms #3rdSundays #FREE #TAPJAM @ Lou Conte Dance Studio 2pm

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M.A.D.D. Rhythms’ is hosting our 3rd Sundays #TapJam

and we want you there!

1147 W. Jackson Blvd.

Chicago, IL 60607

Sunday 9/17/17

2pm

TAP JAMS are our way of paying homage to the HOOFERS of old and the traditions they set.

TAP JAMS make us better. TAP JAMS give us new ideas.

TAP JAMS help us communicate.

TAP JAMS allow us to express ourselves.

TAP JAMS show us where we came from and where we are going.

TAP JAMS are absolutely necessary to nudge your growth as a tapdancer!

#FREE #Fun #OpenToThePublic #SeeYouOnTheWood

#ImprovToImprove #RespectTheDance

 

5
Sep

M.A.D.D. Rhythms Bronzeville: The HWCC Crew @ I Love Austin Youth Showcase & Summit

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Join us Saturday, September 9 at 12:00PM for I Love Austin Youth Showcase and Summit.

What is a youth summit you ask? It’s a forum/event for young people to come together to organize, network, learn new things, and share their hopes and concerns in a public setting.

We are taking that to another level by hosting a youth-led day of arts and activism workshops, food and refreshments, music, and other cultural activities.

Sounds provided by DJ RAE CHARDONNAY

Emceed by KING RON the POET

Performances by MOVE ME SOUL, M.A.D.D. Rhythms Bronzeville: The HWCC Crew, HAPPINESS CLUB, VONYWAYUP, HOLY GRIND, and GODDESS WARRIOR

 

5
Sep

$1 Classes All Week Long @ American Rhythm Center’s DANCE ALL-4-1

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#GrownAndSexy Adult Tap1 – Wednesday @ 11am – $1
#GrownAndSexy Adult Tap2 – Wednesday @ 12pm – $1

#GrownAndSexy Adult Tap1 – Thursday @ 6pm – $1
#GrownAndSexy Adult Tap2 – Thursday @ 7pm – $1
#GrownAndSexy Adult Tap3 – Thursday @ 8pm – $1

 Join us for a week of $1 Dance Classes at the American Rhythm Center! This All-4-One features more than 50 classes for all ability levels in a range of genres and styles, including tap, tai chi, capoeira, modern, ballet, Zumba, flamenco, hip hop, Afro-dancehall, footworking, break dancing, house, popping, jazz and more.

Teaching the classes are professionals representing the ARC’s diverse community partners and other affiliated groups, including Chicago Human Rhythm Project, A&A Ballet , Kalapriya Center for Indian Performing Arts, Gang of Toes, Mandala Arts, M.A.D.D. Rhythms, Blu Rhythm Collective & the Crew., The Happiness Club and Movement Revolution Dance Crew, Bollywood Groove as well as independent artists including Formanda Colibri, Tre Daniels, Donnetta LilBit Jackson, JC Hopkins, Nadell Jackson, Domé Lorusso, Nico Rubio, Monyett Beastly Crump and more.

The American Rhythm Center’s “All-4-One” takes place Tuesday, September 5 through Monday, September 11 at the American Rhythm Center in the Fine Arts Building!

We Hope To See You There!

REGISTER HERE

3
Sep

Chicago Tap Summit 2017 Sponsorship Opportunities

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We are reaching out to you, our community, our friends and supporters, to participate in this event by being a sponsor for the upcoming Chicago Tap Summit 2017 and production titled “Chicago: Sole Sounds of the Windy City”.  The sponsorship rate is $1,000 and includes your logo placement on all printed and web specific materials, tickets to the show and the ability to make an announcement from the stage if you’d like.  Please send your check/money order to our office by September 30, 2017, to be presented at our October 13th – 15th event.

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29
Aug

Bril Barrett w/ Thaddeus Tukes @ The Chicago Jazz Festival

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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

cropped-Soul-Yoga-Fest-Logo“THE ORIGINAL INTENTION FOR THE RESURRECTION OF KEMETIC YOGA FROM THE AFRICAN PAST WAS TO ADD AN ADDITIONAL TOOL TO OUR TOOL CHEST FOR TOTAL LIBERATION AND CULTURAL REVITALIZATION”—–Yirser Ra Hotep

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