Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Chicago Calling Telematic Performance Event at WNUR and Mills College

Thursday, October 8, 2009 (7:30-9:30 p.m.)

You are invited to attend this Fourth Annual Chicago Calling Arts Festival event, which features a telematic performance involving musical ensembles at WNUR and at Mills College (Oakland, CA).

WNUR 89.3 FM
1877 Campus Drive
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL 60208

Concert Hall
Mills College
5000 MacArthur Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94613

Performers at WNUR include:
Saalik Ziyad -- vocals
Jayve Montgomery -- reeds and percussion
Dan Godston -- trumpet
Mike Staron -- upright bass
Matt Weston -- percussion

Performers at Mills College include:
Karl A.D. Evangelista -- guitar
Eric Glick Rieman -- piano, toy piano, celeste, melodica
Curtis McKinney -- bass
Lona Kozik -- piano
Drew Ceccato -- reeds
Krzysztof Golinski -- drumset

For those who would like to attend this event at WNUR, there is a $5 suggested donation. Otherwise, you can listen to it at 89.3 FM or online.

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The Fourth Annual Chicago Calling Arts Festival (CCAF4) takes place October 1-11, 2009, featuring Chicago-based artists collaborating in performances and projects with artists living in other locations -- both here in the U.S. and abroad. These collaborations will be prepared or improvised, and some performances will involve live feeds between Chicago and elsewhere. CCAF4 venues include: Little Black Pearl Art & Design Center, Claudia Cassidy Theater at the Chicago Cultural Center, The Velvet Lounge, Elastic Sound & Vision Gallery, Epiphany Church, Columbia College Concert Hall, WNUR, Mercury Café, WLUW, Myopic Bookstore, Café Ballou, Quaker House, Hotti Biscotti, Brown Rice, and other venues. http://www.chicagocalling.org

CCAF4 is being organized by the Borderbend Arts Collective, a not for profit organization. Borderbend’s mission is to promote the arts, to create opportunities for artists to explore new directions in and between art forms, and to engage the community.

Chicago Calling is part of Chicago Artists Month, the fourteenth annual celebration of Chicago’s vibrant visual art community. In October, more than 200 exhibitions of emerging and established artists, openings, demonstrations, tours, open studios and neighborhood art walks take place at galleries, cultural centers and arts buildings throughout the city. For more information, call 312.744.6630. Chicago Artists Month is coordinated by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and is sponsored by the Chicago Office of Tourism with additional support from 3Arts.

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