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24
Dec

MAKE A DIFFERENCE! DONATE TODAY

When you or a family member wants to learn about tap, where do you turn?

If you’re like most in our community, you turn to M.A.D.D. Rhythms

Why?

Because you know you will receive an absolute top notch tapdance education.

And you also know that you’ll be treated like a real person, by dedicated, compassionate tap professionals in a warm, caring environment.

Your contributions have helped make M.A.D.D. Rhythms one the leading tapdance organizations in the Country.  We are so grateful to you for supporting our mission to preserve, promote and contribute to this artform called tap .

Thanks to you, our organization has touched the lives of thousands of youth – whether they needed a positive alternative to the streets, an outlet to express themselves or sought to improve their quality of life.

M.A.D.D. Rhythms is your community tapdance collective.  We exist to serve you and your loved ones – to spread joy, love, discipline and creative expression.

In this uncertain economic time, we count on your support – now more than ever.

Your gift is extremely important to M.A.D.D. Rhythms because it provides resources that make an immediate impact – that will help us through these interesting – and tough – times.

Your gift of $100, $500, $1,000 or $5,000 can make all the difference…… to our instructors, our students, our programs, our communites, our support staff – to every one here who works to serve you.

Please consider making as generous a gift as you can.

As Chicago’s underserved communities continue to experience an increase in youth related violent crimes, your tap collective is committed to staying at the forefront – for you, for your loved ones, for every person in the community.  Please help to make this possible with your contribution.

Your donation will make a world of difference.  I promise you.

Thank you so much for your help.

Sincerely,

8
Dec

Holiday Party & M.A.D.D. Rhythms #2ndFridays #TAPJAM @ American Rhythm Center

5
Dec

Bril Barrett, Jumaane Taylor, Star Dixon & Ja’bowen Dixon @ Holiday Rhythms

1
Dec

Ja’bowen Dixon Hosts Dimo’s And The Downbeat OPEN #TapJam

Ja’bowen Dixon Hosts Dimo’s And The Downbeat

12/5/14

9pm-10:30pm

Be sure to check out this open tap jam at Dimos pizza wicker park.
Come to jam or come to just watch and eat.
-No age limit

FREE
FREE
FREE

Street parking available.

6
Nov

M.A.D.D. Rhythms #2ndSundays #FREE #TAPJAM @ Lou Conte Dance Studio

#FREE #Fun #OpenToThePublic #SeeYouOnTheWood #ImprovToImprove #RespectTheDance

28
Oct

M.A.D.D. Rhythms @ Harlem Nights At Ivy Chicago

9
Oct

Bril Barrett’s #FREE #MiniClass & M.A.D.D. Rhythms #TapJam @ ARC’s FALL INTO DANCE

FALL INTO DANCE
Friday, October 10, 2014 5:30-9

Join the partners of the American Rhythm Center on Friday, October 10 for a series of mini class samples! During this time participants will be have the opportunity to try out some of the ARCs favorite classes including Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, and more!

Free Class Schedule:
5:30-5:50:  Nia with Deborah Darr

5:30-5:50: Jazz with Darling Shear

6:00-7:00:  Mad Haus with Monica Morris

6:00-8:00:  Improv Jam with J. Lindsay Brown

7:00-7:20:  Body Drumming with Lane Alexander

7:30-7:50: Improvization 101 with Bril Barrett

7:30-7:50: Hip Hop with Geena Williams

8:00-8:20:  Zumba with Jillian Garza

8:00-9:00:  Tap Jam with Bril Barrett

The evening will also feature our monthly JAMS! Improvisation Jam for modern/contemporary movers, musicians, and other artists. The Improv Jam starts at 6PM. Tap Jams are for hoofers and tap dancers of all tapping levels! Tap Jams start at 8pm! There is a $5 suggested donation for both jams!

Upcoming Jam Dates:
October 10 (8:00pm-9:00pm)
November 14 (8:00pm-9:00pm)
December 12(8:00pm-9:00pm)

#Fun #OpenToThePublic #SeeYouOnTheWood #ImprovToImprove #RespectTheDance

18
Sep

FREE #FREE #TapClass & #FREE #TAPJAM @ Lou Conte Dance Studio’s Open House

18
Sep

M.A.D.D. Rhythms @ World Routes 2014

7
Sep

M.A.D.D. Rhythms #TapJam @ American Rhythm Center, 9/12 @ 8pm

M.A.D.D. Rhythms’ is hosting a series of tap jams in 2014

and we want you there!

The 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

6
Sep

M.A.D.D. Rhythms’ Mini-Performance & #PopUp #TapJam @ Bronzeville Nights

M.A.D.D. Rhythms Mini-Performance

&

#PopUp #TapJam

@

Bronzeville Nights

The People Spot

(Outside)

47th & Champlain

6pm – 8pm

#FREE #Fun #OpenToThePublic #SeeYouOnTheWood

#ImprovToImprove #RespectTheDance