Posts tagged "Chicago jazz"

Try Bollywood, Tap, Flamenco and more for free this week.

Try Bollywood, Tap, Flamenco and more for free this week.
Have you heard of the American Rhythm Center? It’s a new space that just opened in the Fine Arts Building to serve as the headquarters to multiple dance organizations that rehearse and/or offer dance classes. To show off the various programs, each dance group is offering a free class from its current schedule from now... Read more »

A lost treasure in Chicago's jazz history

A lost treasure in Chicago's jazz history
Just when I think I have a good grasp on the city’s history, something pops up that blows my mind. I was at 680 N. Lake Shore Drive the other day, and I passed an empty window with Gold Star Sardine Bar written on it. Being the total nerd that I am, I figured this... Read more »

A piece of Chicago's jazz history

A piece of Chicago's jazz history
Since my post last week regarding the history of Dearborn station, I’ve received several requests for a blog about the Jazz Showcase inside of the station. And again, I’ve found myself pleasantly surprised. I guess I wasn’t as unobservant as I thought; the club has only been there since 2008. The Jazz Showcase was founded in 1947... Read more »
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You should know about this hidden jazz club in an old train station

You should know about this hidden jazz club in an old train station
I’m so embarrassed. I lived across the street from Dearborn Station for two years, and I never knew there was an amazing jazz club inside! I went to a tap jam for the Chicago Human Rhythm Project, and I couldn’t figure out just where it was supposed to be. That is, until I asked the security... Read more »