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Jason Anick Acoustic Trio: sponsored by KCCK, 88.3FM  

Jason Anick Acoustic Trio: sponsored by KCCK, 88.3FM

May 7, 2020 at 7:00pm

Fiddle, guitar, and bass—it’s a combination as old as the hills. But follow Jason Anick, Max O’Rourke and Greg Loughman into those hills, and you’ll find yourself taking unexpected turns and discovering vistas you never knew were out there. It’s a new brand of acoustic music they make—traditional instrumentation spinning ear-catching melodies, channeling the wit and spontaneity of three irrepressible musical storytellers.

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Mississippi Heat  

Mississippi Heat

May 16, 2020 at 8:00pm

Led by harmonica master and songwriter Pierre Lacocque, Mississippi Heat is a world-class Chicago Blues Band. Their motto is “Traditional Blues With A Unique Sound” as they present fresh yet vintage-based musical ideas. Mississippi Heat’s name is a reflection of Pierre’s reverence for Mississippi’s blues culture and music. The band’s conviction is that there is no deeper music than Delta-inspired blues to express what lies in everyone’s soul. They have received world-wide critical acclaim, including from Living Blues Magazine: “Mississippi Heat delivers its traditional urban blues with a freshness, energy and competence that makes them a treasure on today’s Chicago scene.”

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Sam Lewis  

Sam Lewis

May 23, 2020 at 8:00pm

Sam Lewis has collaborated with everyone from Leon Russell to The Wood Brothers. Chris Stapleton dubbed him “a modern Townes Van Zandt”. He’s often labeled with some form of the word ‘soulful’ (some have even compared his voice to molasses), Lewis’ style meets at a juncture of many different genres however he’s discovered what most musicians spend lifetimes working for; the place where feel-good music meets vital social commentary.

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The Idea of Dance  

The Idea of Dance

May 30, 2020 at 8:00pm

The Idea of Dance is an hour long program of original work that combines live poetry with dance and musical recordings. Wendy Labinger will read her poetry while Travelers Dance performs movement choreographed by Angela Hayes for each poem. Recorded music by Bo Ramsey and jazz artist Jarrett Purdy accompanies each piece. Audience members are encouraged to stay for a post-performance discussion.

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Eddie and Dave  

Eddie and Dave

June 18, 2020 - June 28, 2020

Don’t miss the latest production from resident company Mirrorbox Theatre. Eddie and Dave is a gender-bending new play by Amy Staats about hubris, friendship, family, fame, musical genius and what happens when the person you need is the one you find most irritating. Some plays examine the deepest questions of life. This is the play that asks: “What the !@#$ happened to Van Halen at the 1996 VMA’s?”

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This Bitter Earth  

This Bitter Earth

September 10, 2020 - September 20, 2020

Don’t miss the latest production from resident company Mirrorbox Theatre. A protest brought them together. But now, as his white lover, a Black Lives Matter activist, immerses himself in the struggle, Jesse, a black man, must confront his own political apathy or risk his rights and their love. This gripping and intimate new play asks what is the real cost of standing on the sidelines?

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Hurricane Diane  

Hurricane Diane

November 12, 2020 - November 22, 2020

Don’t miss the latest production from resident company Mirrorbox Theatre. Meet Diane, a permaculture gardener dripping with butch charm. She’s got supernatural abilities owing to her true identity—the Greek god Dionysus—and she's returned to the modern world to gather mortal followers and restore the Earth to its natural state. Where better to begin than with four housewives in a suburban New Jersey cul-de-sac? In this Obie-winning comedy with a twist, Pulitzer Prize finalist Madeleine George pens a hilarious evisceration of the blind eye we all turn to climate change and the bacchanalian catharsis that awaits us, even in our own backyards.

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