NORTHSIDE SOUTHSIDE ONESIDE With dance, music and more at the Mayfair Arts Center
Funded by a project grant from the City of Chicago, Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, CHRP will host Northside Southside Oneside, a series of monthly events at the new Mayfair Arts Center beginning May 15 and ending May 16. October with over 20 Chicago-based music, dance, and visual artists in free classes and informal performances.
North Side South Side One Side will feature 3-4 different dance and music companies as well as visual artists and food at the Mayfair Arts Center. Each Sunday afternoon event will include 6 free introductory classes and a collaborative, free and affordable performance featuring at least three ensembles.
June 19: Ramya Ravi, Najwa Dance Corps and Stone Soup Rhythms
July 31: Pharez Whited Quartet, Ballet 5:8 and Joel Hall Dancers
August 21: Zenzile Fatou, Movement Revolution dance team, SilDance/AcroDanza
September 18: Ensemble Espanol Spanish Dance Theatre, Ayodele Drum and Dance, Ishti Collective
October 16: South Chicago Dance Theater, Chicago Dance Crash, Deeply Rooted Dance Theater
North Side, South Side, One Side will help establish and grow new roots for CHRP’s Mayfair Arts Center; to provide an affordable platform and base of operations for independent artists and other small to medium-sized dance and music companies based on the South Side; introduce the new MAC to children, teens, adults and seniors in Calumet Heights and surrounding neighborhoods so they can engage in lifelong learning opportunities and experience the health and wellness benefits be accumulated through participation in the arts; to be a hub of economic development for the South Side by helping independent artists and small businesses generate earned income; continue to refine and share this model of collective artistic practice, economic development and peaceful coexistence.