CONCERTS of the Cabaret Connexion
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TUESDAY, October 30 at 7:30 PM
Willkommen, Bienvenue, Welcome an evening of cabaret pizazz
Featuring Broadway star Faith Prince, Chicago's "Queen of Cabaret" Denise Tomasello, Johnny Rodgers, Claudia Hommel, Spider Saloff, Cynthia Clarey and Cindy Firing. Alex Rybeck and Jeremy Kahn at the piano.
Supported in part by TimeLine Theatre and presented on the set of their production of Master Class
Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont, Chicago.
General admission $37.50, seniors $27.50, students and youth $17.50 (all fees included). Visit the Stage 773 Box office in person or online.
WEDNESDAY, October 31 [Halloween] at 8:30 PM
World Music Wednesday: Costumes, Clowns & Masks
with Clotilde Rullaud, Clovis le Musicopathe, Jean-Claude Orfali, Mylène Launay, Michèle Barbier, Patrick Pernet, and Christian Pagès. Introduced by Claudia Hommel and Elizabeth Doyle
Halloween costumes are welcome as we sing of skeletons, clowns, ghosts, cats, and more!
Old Town School of Folk Music
Szold Hall, 4545 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625 Phone: 773-728-6000
The residency of our French artists is supported in part by a grant from the European Union.
Suggested donation is $10. There is a processing fee for box office reservations by phone or online at www.oldtownschool.org/concerts
THURSDAY, November 1, 2018 at 7:30 PM
Paris Noir...Celebrating Black Culture in Paris!
Greta Pope Entertainment, Inc presents Paris Noir. Experience Paris from the 1920's to 1960 as we pay tribute to African American culture in Paris. Art, Literature and Music were all a part of this important movement. Hear the music of Bricktop, Josephine Baker, Eartha Kitt and others who made or sustained their careers in the City of Light.
This exciting concert features Chicago vocalists Frieda Lee, Lynne Jordan, Greta Pope, Ava Logan, accompanied by pianist Miguel de la Cerna and others. Special guests Michèle Barbier and Mylène Launay of Paris.
6:30 PM Reception to meet Michèle Barbier, personal secretary to Josephine Baker, vice-president of the Alliance Francophone, founder of the Kreatika festival of singer-songwriters. Barbier's visit to Chicago is underwritten by the Alliance Francophone.
In French and English
Alliance Française de Chicago
54 West Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60610
$30, ($25 for Alliance Française members.) af-chicago.org
FRIDAY, November 2 at 8 PM Songwriters Connexion
Dinner show of French and American songwriters in cabaret, with special participation of Elizabeth Doyle's "Last Tuesday Song Circle" songwriters.
Cash bar and Southern comfort menu!
Wishbone North restaurant
3300 N. Lincoln Ave.
Suggested donation is $12.
SUNDAY, November 4 at 7 PM
Showcase Finale for master class participants, directed by Dale Calandra and Faith Prince. Followed by closing night party.
DePaul School of Music
Recital hall (lower level) at 804 W. Belden
Suggested donation is $12.
Correspondant en FRANCE
Yves Bertrand : 06 30 25 22 49
Correspondent in CHICAGO
Claudia Hommel : 1-773-509-9360
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