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Daniel R. Gomez, Classical Guitarist

Daniel R. Gomez, Classical Guitarist By Elissa JonesRogers Park has long been home to many diverse artists, one of whom is Daniel R. Gomez, 32. He is a guitarist specializing in classical and South American folk music. Slender and unassuming, with a slight accent from his native of Lima [Peru], Gomez explained that he had emigrated alone to Chicago in 2006, to join relatives living here. Often, musicians begin their craft at a young age. Not so with Gomez; he did not begin playing guitar until age 26. However, he made up for lost time, motivated by a search for passion in his life. Initially, he was self-taught.
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Posted on October 27, 2011

New Advertiser - Flatts and Sharpe Music Company

New Advertiser - Flatts and Sharpe Music Company Flatts and Sharpe Music Company is a small town music store that somehow ended up in a big city. With our small town charm, affordable prices, and a friendly community of staff and musicians, Flatts and Sharpe music store is here to help with every aspect of a musician’s life. We leap at the opportunity to help the beginner of beginners become acquainted with the world of musical instruments. Questions are answered often before they are asked, so that new learners and parents feel right at home and comfortable with their new purchase. Learn more about Flatts and Sharpe here...
Posted on October 27, 2011

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy at Mayne Stage - Win Free Tickets!

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy at Mayne Stage - Win Free Tickets! Wednesday, July 20 at 8 p.m. Tickets: $27 general admission $55 reserved Since their arrival on the music scene in 1993, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy has been known for irresistible live shows. Their aggressive, musically perceptive approach has established them as the singular standout among the numerous bands that launched the 90s swing revival. The seven-man group forged a massively successful fusion of classic American sounds from jazz, swing, Dixieland and big-band music, building their own songbook of original dance tunes, and, sixteen years later, BBVD is a veteran force that to this day adds new fans by the roomful every time they play. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy was featured in the Jon Favreau 90’s movie hit Swingers. The Mayne Stage floor will be cleared and available for dancing at this performance! Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) with code word “voodoo” for chance to win a pair of tickets to the show!
Posted on July 13, 2011

Check out Mary’s Bao’s and Neil Lifton’s latest Video

Posted on June 29, 2011

Concert in the Park - Tonight

Concert in the Park - Tonight Concert in the Park! June 10, 2011 6:30-10PM Touhy Park, 7348 N. Paulina, Chicago IL 60626 773-262-6737 Featuring: The White Saddle Band,
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Posted on June 08, 2011

Local video wins top honors

The YouTube video Glenwood and Morse 2010 featuring the Glenwood Avenue Arts District, Duke's Bar, and the Glenwood Sunday Market has won a top four position in the Metropolitan Planning Commision's Placemaking Chicago contest. The announcement and video was aired on WGN TV Friday, September 17, at 5:50 pm. by Mary Bao and Neil Lifton, owners of Duke's Bar.
Posted on September 21, 2010

Market For All Fest - Sunday July 11th

Market For All Fest - Sunday July 11th The Glenwood Sunday Market, in Rogers Park, presents the Market for All Fest. This night of local music and entertainment at The Morseland will provide funds to support the Market for All program at the Glenwood Sunday Market. The program enables families who rely on the Illinois LINK card to have access to fresh, nutritious local products. In addition, the program will match up to $10 in LINK purchases per card-holder, per market day.
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Posted on July 08, 2010

First time ever… FLATTS & SHARPE SUMMER MUSIC SESSION!

First time ever… FLATTS & SHARPE SUMMER MUSIC SESSION! Now that school is out and summer is here, are you wondering about how you are going to keep your darling, demanding kids busy? Send them to us! We have created an exciting new music program that builds on the camaraderie and spirit the students experienced during our spring recital. This class is designed for children with basic guitar skills in grammer school and high school.
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Posted on June 18, 2010

Jan James Plays Preview Concert at Mayne Stage - Fri June 4th

Jan James Plays Preview Concert at Mayne Stage - Fri June 4th Jan James plays a special preview concert to showcase the Mayne Stage to the neighborhood friends, family and fans in advance of the Grand Opening with a special ticket price of $10.00 June 4th at 8:00 p.m. at the all-new, yet historic, Mayne Stage. Visit Act One Cafe for dinner before or after the show. Mayne Stage, 1328 W. Morse Ave, Chicago, IL 60626
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Posted on June 01, 2010

Eclipse the Violence Spoken Word Showcase & Blacks for Green Art Exibition

Eclipse the Violence Spoken Word Showcase & Blacks for Green Art Exibition Eclipse the Violence event is a spoken word showcase as well as an art exhibition that will feature young men and teenagers from Family Matter's Programs. MAy 21st 6:00 - 7:30 at No Exit
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Posted on May 20, 2010

Record Release Party - Yama and the Karma Dusters

Record Release Party - Yama and the Karma Dusters Lion Productions is pleased to announce the release of Yama and the Karma Dusters’ 1971 album, “Up From The Sewers” on Earth Day, April 22nd, 2010. Yama and the Karma Dusters played music at the first Earth Day Celebration at Daley Plaza in 1970; and they recorded their environmental warning song “Evolution” on their self produced album, which featured revolutionary protest songs, blues, rock and love songs.
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Posted on April 20, 2010

Black History Month Celebration

Black History Month Celebration Celebrate the rich heritage of African Americans with A Work of Faith Ministries, Inc. (AWOFINC)
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Posted on February 24, 2010

Cedric Burnside &  Lightnin’ Malcolm @ MORSELAND

Cedric Burnside &  Lightnin’ Malcolm @ MORSELAND Cedric Burnside and Lightnin' Malcolm appear at Morseland on Saturday, February 13th at 10PM. Go here for details
Posted on February 12, 2010

An Evening with Anthony Molinaro - Feb 5th

An Evening with Anthony Molinaro - Feb 5th ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF MUSIC Anthony Molinaro's performance will feature solo piano works fo Schubert/Liszt, Debussy, Brahms, Rachmaninoff, and Molinaro. The program will also include other original compositions with a guest appearance by the highly gifted young alto saxophonist Greg Ward.
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Posted on February 01, 2010

Pat Hall Memorial

Pat Hall Memorial Chicago’s Mr. Piano Man, Pat Hall, passed on to the great gig in the sky on January 24, 2010. There will be a benefit on the 14th of February at the Red Line Tap to remember him, celebrate his life through the music of his friends, help pay his final expenses and set up a fund for his son Brian. http://www.pathallmusic.com
Posted on January 27, 2010

Morse Theatre to reopen: Spring 2010

The much loved and critically acclaimed Morse Theater and Century public House is planned to reopen as Mayne Stage and Act One Cafe. Read Howard Reich's article at The Chicago Tribune here.
Posted on January 06, 2010

Break Dancing at Lifeline Theatre

Martin Luther King Day Workshop: Break Dancing Members of Alternatives, Inc.'s break dance troupe Connect Force teach a three-hour workshop on break dancing basics, appropriate for ages 7-12. Date: Monday, January 18, 2010 Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Lifeline Theatre 6912 N. Glenwood Ave. Tickets: $30 per child. Advance registration recommended - call 1.773.761.4477. For more information visit http://www.lifelinetheatre.com
Posted on January 06, 2010

Performing Arts Limited Presents Nutcracker - Dec. 13th

Performing Arts Limited will be performing the holiday classic The Nutcracker. Featured guest artists will include soloist Megan Banovic as the Sugar Plum Fairy, Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Youth Company, and Zahara Fusion.
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Posted on December 01, 2009

Loyola Ensembles Holiday Concert

Loyola Ensembles Holiday Concert Wednesday, December 2, 2009 7:30 PM
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Posted on December 01, 2009

The Musical Zoo

This Sunday, October 4, Flatts & Sharpe is hosting a free musical program for toddlers called The Musical Zoo. Designed for children five years old and younger, The Musical Zoo is a rhythmic, tune-filled series of developmentally appropriate games and activities. It's an introduction to music, an exploration of rhythm and dance, an opportunity to imagine, and an all-around good time!
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Posted on October 01, 2009

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