Be the Groove will be performing at Hawthorn Mall on the lower level between the GAP and H&M to celebrate Hanukkah with the Jewish Community Center of Chicago. This free program runs from 10am-Noon, with Be the Groove performing at 11.
Chicagos finest cutting-edge performers will have their chance to shine during Dance Chicagos Fringe Carnival. Improvisational dancers and one-of-a-kind companies will push the boundaries of dance and performance to the edge in this unique event.
The Chicago Tap Summit; 5th Anniversary Celebration will include an array of master classes for all levels of tap dancers, along with history sessions (complete with rare footage of some of the all time greats of tap), a participants’ showcase, a panel discussion and our popular “LIVE THE HISTORY” lecture/demonstration which takes you through TAP history by the legends who lived it. The festival will wrap up with an electrifying concert “TAKE 5” featuring all faculty, guests and the M.A.D.D. Rhythms family. This year’s concert will feature Be The Groove, The FootworKingz (Finalists on America’s Got Talent, Touring with Madonna), The Primeridian (Underground Hip Hop, Jazz, Soul and Funk eclectic group) and The Hip Hop ConnXion (one of the leading hip hop dance troupes in Chicago). Chicago’s Ben “Jammin” Johnson will serve as musical director, providing live Jazz-Hip Hop-R&B-Classical-Rock-Gospel music.
The Harold Washington Cultural Center 4701 S. King Drive Chicago, IL. 60615
Arts + Humanities Month FREE Dance Showcase