Sep
11

Dance: DJEDI OHM aka KENNETH RUSSELL

By | Dance

Photo credit: Katrina Monea   As a native Chicagoan, Djedi was born Kenneth Russell. He is the second child to be born out of four siblings. Djedi, has been involved in the performing arts since he was eight years old. He started out in tumbling class at Mayfair Academy. But after two years of repetitive […]

Dec
01

Music/Business/Dance/Fashion: DJ CZARINA MIRANI aka CZBOOGIE: 5 Magazine & Fivestarboogie Dancers

By | BusinessDanceFashionMusic

Photo credit: Leslie Carroll   Born in the Philippines to a Filipina mother and Indian father, Czarina (aka Czboogie) moved to the United States and attended Northwestern University majoring in Theater. She wanted to be an actress and did films, TV, commercials, and modeling, (all that lovely shit) for 15 years, but also had a […]

Dec
01

Business/Literature/Dance: ENTREPRENEUR PIERRE A. EVANS’ interview on “Living On Purpose” podcast

By | BusinessDanceLiterature

Photo credit: Yortel Photography   INTERVIEW LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oR7SioQVohs&feature=youtu.be On this episode, LIVING ON PURPOSE had a conversation with entrepreneur and author, Pierre A. Evans. He gave us an in-depth look into the creative process of his book “Inside The Minds of Entertainers” and other fascinating subjects. Pierre’s debut book “INSIDE THE MINDS OF ENTERTAINERS” is […]

Jul
01

Dance/Event/Music: HOUSE DANCE CLASS / ANDRE’ PIERRE “THE DANCIN’ MACHINE”

By | DanceEventsMusic

TICKET LINK:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/house-music-dance-class-tickets-98875293665   THE COVID-19 BAN WAS LIFTED IN CHICAGO ON FRIDAY, JUNE 26TH, 2020. THEREFORE WE CAN NOW RESCHEDULE OUR 1ST HOUSE DANCE CLASS:  Date And Time Sun, August 16, 2020 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM CDT Location Dance Studio 403 East 69th Street Chicago, IL 60637 CLASS SIZE HAS BEEN “REDUCED” to 10-15 […]

Jun
17

Dance: #HELLYOUTALMBOUT 🎥@northwesttapconnection

By | Arts & CultureDance

🎥@northwesttapconnection#SayHisName #SayHerName #SayTheirName You can view the video here with this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fr-FyI-3wZ0 In 2016, Seattle-based Northwest Tap Connection hip hop instructor Shakiah Danielson created a protest piece that debuted at the 2016 Groovement at Rainier Beach to speak out against police brutality. This POWERFUL tap dance is a performance honoring the names and lives […]

Jun
01

Music: TEJ’AI SULLIVAN: Michael Jackson Tribute Artist

By | DanceFilmMusic

He has the look, he has the sound, and he has the moves!!! From the wardrobe to the stage show, one thing is certain: No one personifies Michael Jackson like Tej’ai Sullivan. He began his professional career at the early age of two years old. He got his start performing at family functions and birthday […]

May
15

IT’S TIME to Dance!

By | DanceMusicNight Life

SATURDAY, 5/17/20 at 10 PM – 12 AMTomorrowLINK: https://www.facebook.com/pierre.a.evansFACEBOOK LIVE It’s time to dance. Virtual dance party! Bring your maracas, tambourines, whistles, drinks and smokes.If this is successful, then we’ll do this every Saturday!

Apr
30

Dance/Poetry: ERIKA JARVIS

By | DancePoetry

Choreographer, producer, impersonator, and author, ERIKA JARVIS studied dance under the direction of Deidre M. Dawson, Joseph Holmes Chicago Dance Company and The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago.  She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Fashion Merchandising from International Academy of Design and Technology.   As Artistic Director of Creative Soul Entertainment and […]

Apr
28

TV/Dance: JOHN-DERIC MITCHELL

By | DanceTelevision

John-Deric Mitchell was born and raised in Chesapeake Virginia. It was at the age of seven that his mother got him involved in an all-black performing arts company called Center Stage in Norfolk, VA. There, he learned all styles of dance from Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Modern and African, along with Acting, Singing and Music Appreciation. […]

Apr
13

Business: UNLEASH YOUR INHIBITIONS

By | Arts & CultureDanceFashionMusicPoetry

A multidisciplinary production for grown folks. We entertain and heighten your senses with dance, poetry, fashion and music. Artistic Director: Erika Jarvis(email) creativesoul_ent@yahoo.com(Blog) https://www.blogtalkradio.com/unleashyourinhibitions?fbclid=IwAR1RYkwl29nyu6Lpah66oR4ZaFJH3EV-1HerB2Jwo9hXTtop_ak0hhefz6U

Mar
25

Dancer: JOEL HALL, Co-Founder/JOEL HALL DANCERS

By | Arts & CultureDance

Joseph “Joel” Hall was born in Chicago, Illinois, on April 20, 1949. Hall began his dancing career in 1968 under the tutelage of Ed Parrish, and the following year, he moved to New York City, where he studied under Denise Jefferson. Returning to Chicago, he earned his B.A. degree in sociology from Northeastern Illinois University […]

Mar
08

Dancer: Andre Pierre “The Dancing Machine” HOUSE MUSIC DANCE CLASS

By | Arts & CultureDanceEventsMusic

Dancer:ADVANCED TICKETS ONLY – NO TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR!!! TICKET LINK: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/house-music-dance-class-tickets-98875293665?aff=ebdssbeac Sun, April 26, 2020 (PENDING CORONAVIRUS BAN) 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM CDT Dance Studio 403 East 69th Street Chicago, IL 60637 “GOTTA HAVE HOUSE” – House Dance Class Learn the basics through intermediate levels of house music club-dancing. House music began in […]