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17
Aug

Tristan Bruns & Ian Berg Premier New Choreography In THRUST!

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THRUST! is the opening performance of Tapman Productions’ 2016-2017 season. This unique double feature of tap and modern dance showcases the work of long-time Tapman Productions collaborators Tristan Bruns (tap) and Kate O’Hanlon (modern) and special guest choreographer Ian Berg (tap). The pieces performed are created specifically for this thrust (three-sided) stage with original music by Trainwreck Symphony and composer Carolyn O’Brien, and new arrangements of popular music.

We are pulling out all the stops for this performance, and we need your help to make it happen. For every $15 donation you make on our GoFundMe page, you’ll receive a ticket to the THRUST! performance of your choice. It’s a great way to assist our efforts to bring you this mash up show of epic proportions AND save yourself a little dough!

DONATE HERE: www.gofundme.com/TapmanTHRUST

This project is partially supported by an Individual Artist Program Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events, as well as a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency, a state agency through federal funds provided by the National Endowment for the Arts.

19
Jul

SUPREME LOVE @ Museum of Contemporary Art

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12
Jul

M.A.D.D. Rhythms @ Bronzeville Summer Nights – Art District Trolley Tour

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Join us for Part 2 of BSNADT!

Meet us on 47th Street – King Drive to Cottage Grove – to explore the rich artistic culture and entertainment of Bronzeville and surrounding neighborhoods!

Food, drinks, live music and more! ADMISSION is FREE!!!

Here’s what’s happening on Friday, July 15th, 6-9pm:
Family Fun at McDonalds featuring performances by the King High School Jazz Band, games, Hawaiian Punch samplings, giveaways and more!

For Kids: Meet & Greet with the one and only Ronald McDonald, jumping jack fun, and the McDonalds Basketball Toss.

Plus FREE Ronald McDonald House Charities Mobile Children’s health examinations.

Sam Trump will bring his innovative, down home soul to the streets of Bronzeville. He’s been traveling across the country, creating quite a buzz and we are excited to have this next generation trumpeter join the BSNADT line up.

M.A.D.D. Rhythms TAPdance collective joins us once again to spread the love and joy of TAP, bringing poise, versatility and big energy.

Chicago Blues Museum presents Bronzeville Dance thru the Decades featuring non-stop archival musical footage with highlights of performances of legendary entertainers related to Bronzeville and Chicago. Featured entertainers include Jackie Wilson, James Brown, B.B. King and many more.

Sponsored in part by Martell.

Trolley Tours
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Rotating trolley stops at each gallery every 30 minutes

The downtown trolley will transport patrons from the corner of Randolph Street and Columbus Drive (near the AON center) to Little Black Pearl approximately every 30 minutes. The downtown trolley begins service at 5:30pm and concludes service at 9:00pm.

Participating Art Establishments:

Blanc Gallery
4445 South King Drive
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The Path is Not Linear (negotiating humanity)
Featured Artists: Elizabeth Allen-Cannon, Vidura Jang Bahadur, Andrew Bearnot, Jan Brugger, Evan Carter, Kyle Hossli, Ben Nicholson and Shanna Zentner

Bronzeville Artist Lofts
436 East 47th Street
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Open Studios:
1. Mario Uomo Showroom
2. Nikki Bruce, “GreyMatter Photography”
3. Roger Carter
4. Raymond Anthony Thomas
5. Phantom Gallery Chicago Network presents,
“Black Experimentalism” curated by Alpha Bruton, Alan Emerson Hicks

Renee Baker is the composer of four operas. Currently she is working as a film score composer, having composed and released a new score for Oscar Michaeux’s “race film” masterpiece BODY AND SOUL (1925) with the music performed by her Chicago Modern Orchestra Project ensemble.
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Collected Voices Film Fest
A Collection of Films on Life in Chicago by Danielle Echols and Ife Olatunji

Faie African Art
1005 East 43rd Street
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Gallery Guichard
436 East 47th Street
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Echoes of Our Journey
6 artists using the original doors from the Bronzeville Artist Lofts to create art! Alpha Bruton, Marlene Campbell, Roger Carter, Andre Guichard, Alan Emerson Hicks and Raymond A. Thomas

Little Black Pearl Art and Design Center
1060 East 47th Street
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South Side Community Art Center
3831 South Michigan Avenue
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The Great Migration: The Journey and New Beginnings; Featuring the art of Gerald Griffin and many other contemporary prominent Chicago artists.

More information available at www.bsnadt.com. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @BSNADT!

9
Jun

M.A.D.D. Rhythms Tap Academy Open House, Student Showcase & #3rdSaturdays #TapJam

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9
Jun

HWCC Summer Arts Intensive 2016

Summer Intensive

YOU ASKED FOR IT, HERE IT IS!!!!

Register today for the HWCC Summer Arts Intensive.

Harold Washington Cultural Center
4701 S. Martin Luther King Drive, Chicago, IL 60615

(773)604-1899

Register Before June 15 And Get The Earliest Bird Discount. Pay Just $500

Register Before June 30 And Get The Earlier Bird Discount. Pay Just $600

Register Before July 5 And Get The Early Bird Discount. Pay Just $700

Group, Family Discounts Available….

Summer Arts Intensive runs July 5-August 12, 2016

HWCC Summer Arts Intensive Daily Schedule

9am – 10am Drop Off
10am – 11am Warm Up
11am – 5pm Various Dance Break Out Sessions
5pm – 6pm Pick Up

Fast Beginners/Slow Intermediate dancers Only

This Youth Summer Arts Intensive is for Children under the age of  18.

2
Jun

Star Dixon & Tristan Bruns @ Chicago Rhythm Fest

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23
May

Star Dixon World Premieres New Choreography @ Take Five

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TAKE FIVE

For 5 years, Audible Odyssey has commissioned and presented original, diverse, and thrilling choreographic works from Chicago’s best and brightest tap dancers. TAKE FIVE celebrates this milestone, presenting the restaging of three crowd-favorite works from past seasons including Zada Cheeks’ critically-acclaimed Diabolus, alongside three world premieres from this year’s Artists in Resonance incubator artists, Starinah Dixon, Rich Ashworth and Matt Pospeshil.

AO is the place to see the future of tap dance.
Six choreographers, more than a dozen performers and always something unexpected….all with a single ticket.

TICKETS:
Adult – $25 in advance/$30 at the door
Student/Senior/Artist – $15 or pay what you can at the door

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May 27 & 28 @ 8pm

Presented at:

Stage 773
1225 W Belmont Ave, Chicago

FEATURING:

Choreography by:
Rich Ashworth
Martin Bronson
Zada Cheeks
Starinah Dixon
Matt Pospeshil
Melissa Reh
With appearances by:
Bril Barrett
Tyler Booker
Phil Brooks
Tristan Bruns
Andrew Carr
Jessica Chapuis
Tanzania Covington
Megan Davis
Jenna Deidel
Molly Favreau
Alexandrya Fryson
Helen Grdina
Donnetta Jackson
Sioned Papparotto
Lindsay Shepherd

Price: Adults – $25 in advance ($30 at the door), Students/Seniors/Artists – $15 or pay what you can at the door | Click here to buy a ticket

Artists Involved:

2
May

Supreme Love @ Made In Chicago Jazz Festival In Poznan, Poland

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Made In Chicago był przez pierwsze dziesięć lat festiwalem jesiennym, listopadowym. W tym roku wkraczamy w nową fazę. Począwszy od swej jedenastej edycji kojarzyć się on będzie z wiosną. Pozwoli nam to odkryć świeże smaki muzyki z „wietrznego miasta”, a także poprzez zmienioną formułę stworzyć nowe konteksty spotkania z chicagowskimi artystami. 11. edycja festiwalu pozostaje w kręgu szeroko pojętej muzyki improwizowanej z Chicago, ale w tym roku pojawi się ona w nowych przestrzeniach i lokalizacjach.

Na festiwalu i tym razem nie zabraknie nowych projektów: Mike Reed, jeden z najważniejszych muzyków z Chicago, zaprezentuje „Flesh And Bone”. Twórczym zderzeniem tradycji z nowoczesnością będzie koncert „Supreme Love”. Muzykom towarzyszyć będą stepujący tancerze! Usłyszymy także zespół prowadzony przez saksofonistkę Julię Wood – Chicago Calling. Będzie wreszcie także typowo klubowe granie. Usłyszymy wybitnego pianistę Jeremy’ego Kahna (który nagrywał z artystami od Dizzy Gillespiego poprzez Arethę Franklin po Joni Mitchell). Zagra zespół doświadczonego waltornisty Vincenta Chanceya oraz międzynarodowy kwartet Switchback, w którym grają m.in. Mars Williams i polski klarnecista Wacław Zimpel. Szczególnym wydarzeniem dla publiczności będą koncerty plenerowe. W sercu poznańskiego Starego Rynku usłyszymy, w ramach podsumowania trzydniowych warsztatów, zespół prowadzony przez saksofonistę Grega Warda. Następnie miks jazzowej tradycji z elementami muzyki peruwiańskiej w wykonaniu Juana Pastora i zespołu Chinchano. Na koniec Poznań rozkołysze się w rytm klasycznych piosenek niezapomnianej Elli Fitzgerald. Trzy chicagowskie wokalistki i towarzyszący im muzycy, wykonają bestsellerowy program “Three Ellas”.

PROGRAM
Piątek, 20 maja
g. 19:00, Salon Muzyczny The Piano House, Jeremy Kahn
g. 20:00, Scena na Piętrze, Juli Wood’s Chicago Calling
g. 21:00, Klub Dragon, Vincent Chanecy Group
g. 22:00, LAS, Switchback
g. 23:00, Klubokawiarnia Meskalina, Jam Session

Bilety: 25 zł; karnet na 4 koncerty: 60 zł
Promocyjna przedsprzedaż na BILETY24.PL w dniach 11-24 kwietnia: bilety:15 zł, karnet na 4 koncerty: 50 zł

Sobota, 21.05
g. 18.00, Sala Wielka Centrum Kultury ZAMEK w Poznaniu, Flesh and Bone
g. 20:00, Sala Wielka Centrum Kultury ZAMEK w Poznaniu, Supreme Love

Bilety przedsprzedaż: 50* zł / 80 zł, od 20 maja: 70* zł /100 zł
Promocyjna przedsprzedaż na BILETY24.PL w dniach 11-24 kwietnia: 30* zł / 50 zł
* zniżka dla studentów i uczniów po okazaniu ważnej legitymacji studenckiej

Niedziela, 22.05
g. 17:00, Scena Quadro Stary Rynek, Made in Chicago Workshop Concert
g. 18:30, Scena Quadro Stary Rynek, Chinchano
g. 20:00, Scena Quadro Stary Rynek, Three Ellas

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2
May

M.A.D.D. Rhythms @ HAROLD WASHINGTON CULTURAL CENTER ALL THAT JAZZ AND PIZZAZ THEATRICAL GALA

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27
Apr

M.A.D.D. Rhythms @ Celebrating The Healing Power Of A Strong Family: Mental Health Is Everyone’s Wealth

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“Celebrating the Healing Power of a Strong Family”

Mental Health is Everyone’s Wealth!

Join us for an Exhilarating Evening of Food, Song, Dance and Music

Keynote Speaker:  The Honorable Cook County Commissioner ROBERT STEELE

HONORING Families who have Overcome Trauma & Violence and Mr. Isaac Lewis, Founder of North Lawndale Community News

I AM ABLE is a Trauma Informed Care (TIC) Agency: “Empowering Families, Building Communities”

FREE PARKING!

PLEASE NOTE: AS THIS IS A CHARITABLE EVENT, ALL PROCEEDS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.

 

When
Saturday, April 30, 2016 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT) Add to Calendar
Where
New Zion Banquet Hall – 1950 W. 13th Street, Chicago, IL 60608 – View Map
3
Apr

M.A.D.D. Rhythms @ THE ONE: Urban Dance Showcase

Demo Flyer 8.5x11 with High Strung

ALL AGES SHOW

Doors open at 6:45pm (6:15pm for VIP ticket holders)

THE ONE has become the top Midwest URBAN showcase of the year featuring the best hip hop, footworking, breaking and tap companies in the midwest.

The featured companies include:
Hip Hop Connxion HQ
Boomcrack
Creation
Movement Revolution
Fusion
HHC Downtown
The Future Kingz
MADD Rhythms
Culture Shock Chicago
HHC Indiana
Hip Hop Force
Vicious
Puzzle League
Urban Movement
Dance Force Elite
CODA

Ticketweb presale:
$15 children under 11
$20 Adults
$30 VIP – NO WAIT IN LINE/EXPRESS ENTRANCE/FIRST CHOICE SEATING (Limited amount)

Day of pricing:
$20 children under 11
$25 Adults

You can buy tickets through the ticket link above or through a Hip Hop ConnXion Family dancer.

GROUP RATES AVAILABLE by emailing theoneshowcase@yahoo.com

Tickets will be sold online up till 11:59pm, Friday April 15th.
After 12:00AM SATURDAY, APRIL 16TH tickets will be sold at the door.