Past Events

2023

Healthy Singing––Our New Year's Resolution for Vocal Health

Healthy Singing––Our New Year's Resolution for Vocal Health

Christine Steyer offers a special session on Healthy Singing––A New Year’s Resolution for Vocal Health Register Today! Join award-winning soprano and voice teacher Christine Steyer […]

2022

SongShop Live presents "Things Change"

SongShop Live presents "Things Change"

A concert for seasons and other things that change in us. Howard Pfeifer is music director, with singers Susan Arjmand, Evelyn Danner, Jeanne Franks, Ruth […]
29 Nov

SongShop Fall sessions

Solo singers (advanced amateurs and professionals) come together each week for “stage time” with an intimate audience of peers as we work on our performance […]
Women in Music, Song, and Verse

Women in Music, Song, and Verse

Black Voices In Cabaret partners with the Guild Literary Complex for The Musicality of Poetry series featuring singer-storyteller Lynne Jordan and vocalist Arlene Armstrong, and […]
The Stars Come Out at Night

The Stars Come Out at Night

A letter from Anne Burnell: Dear Friends,  Our first live Gala since 2019 is next month.  The 2022 Chicago Cabaret Professionals Gala will include performances by […]
Talking to Petals & Strangers

Talking to Petals & Strangers

Aug 20, 2022    
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
SongShop Live presents a garden concert in Albany Park. USE THE FORM BELOW TO RESERVE YOUR PLACE. The garden is in bloom. For forty fortunate […]
Black Voices in Cabaret presents: "Celebrating Sisterhood"

Black Voices in Cabaret presents: "Celebrating Sisterhood"

Black Voices in Cabaret: “Celebrating Sisterhood” The Cliff Dwellers Club invites you to an exclusive dinner and show. Celebrating Women’s History Month, we feature these […]
Bastille Day, July 14th - dinner & show!

Bastille Day, July 14th – dinner & show!

An evening of French cabaret music at Norman’s Bistro Come kick up your heels with Claudia Hommel and accordionist Patricia Spaeth as we bring you […]
Josephine Baker and the legacy of fervor

Josephine Baker and the legacy of fervor

A grand finale for both Chicago Paris Cabaret Connexion and Chicago Cabaret Week 2022. In Person – In French & English. Ten performers from Paris […]
"Making jazz, Arthur Briggs, and Josephine Baker French" - an online international round table

"Making jazz, Arthur Briggs, and Josephine Baker French" – an online international round table

Making Jazz, Arthur Briggs and Josephine Baker French: Join an international conversation about the history of African-American artists living in France, the cross-cultural stories of […]

2021

Celebrating 100 Years of Chicago Cabaret: Black Voices in Cabaret & The French Connection

Celebrating 100 Years of Chicago Cabaret: Black Voices in Cabaret & The French Connection

Oct 3, 2021 @ 3:00pm Directors: Daniel Johnson, David Stephens Music Director: Elizabeth Doyle Where it all began…in Paris and Chicago. Spotlighting the exchange off […]
Celebrating 100 Years of Chicago Cabaret: Cabaret Burlesque & Great American Songbook

Celebrating 100 Years of Chicago Cabaret: Cabaret Burlesque & Great American Songbook

Sept 19, 2021 @ 3:00pm Directors: Anne Burnell, Kyle Hustedt Music Director: Mark Burnell A celebration of LGBTQIA artists featuring drag, burlesque, and dancers interwoven […]
Healing through Song Part 3 - Dream On

Healing through Song Part 3 – Dream On

Mar 28, 2021    
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
  Healing through Song Part 3 – Dream On (Sunday, March 28th) Room opens at 2:30 p.m. to meet and greet the artists and each […]
Healing through Song Part 2 - I'm Here: See Me As I Am

Healing through Song Part 2 – I'm Here: See Me As I Am

Mar 21, 2021    
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
  Healing through Song Part 2 – I’m Here: See Me As I Am (Sunday, March 21st) Room opens at 2:30 to meet and greet […]
Healing through Song Part 1 - I Know Where I've Been

Healing through Song Part 1 – I Know Where I've Been

Mar 14, 2021    
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
  Healing through Song Part 1 – I Know Where I’ve Been (Sunday, March 14th) Rooms open at 2:30 to meet and greet the artists […]
Black Voices in Conversation—A History of Cabaret

Black Voices in Conversation—A History of Cabaret

Mar 7, 2021    
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Black Voices in Conversation—A History of Cabaret (Sunday, March 7th) Moderated by Mark Ruffin Panel begins at 3:00 PM Central Time. Room opens at 2:30 […]