January 20, 2021

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BEMA International Shares News: HotHouse Meets Havana - 5 Nights of Incomparable Cultural Exchange
January 3, 2021

News from BEMA International Posted Courtesy of Wright Enterprises San Francisco~Dallas Community Spotlight~~~

Orlando Valle + Roscoe Mitchell + Tomeka Reid + Roberto Fonseca y mucho mas!

HotHouse has presented our online streaming events for free during the pandemic so that there is no barrier to high quality arts content during these difficult times.  

 

While this Festival is a benefit concert for HotHouse, and it is expensive for us to produce, you will find tickets available for a range of affordable prices including a donation of $1.

 

Registered ticket holders will receive the email watch link the day before the event begins

Please consider making a donation equal to the price of the $25 ticket so that we may provide free access to this event for people who cannot afford to buy a ticket  

 

 DONATE HERE   

Each night before the concerts begin we will be hosting a warm up dance party with groovemaster DJ Madrid

Tune in early to get that body moving into the new year !

Bring your favorite Cuban Cocktail to the set as we toast HotHouse at 34 and dance in the end of Trump  

 

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TRADING FOURS  

EACH NIGHT 2 ENSEMBLES FROM CHICAGO MEET 2 ENSEMBLES FROM CUBA IN AN UNPRECEDENTED EXCHANGE

Join Hosts Larry Blumenfeld, Richard Steele, Mark Ruffin and Richton Thomas each night as they introduce the programs

In our 34 years, HotHouse has created some of the city's most memorable events from Jazz en Clave Festivals to the co-founding the Chicago World Music Festival - from International Cultural Exchanges and dedication to amplifying voices from the margins to debuts of world legends

 

There is no other cultural organization in the city that has dedicated its mission to the intersection  of creative expression and commitment to social justice work for more years than HotHouse

 

Now HotHouse has been invited to create a virtual stage for the prestigious Havana Jazz Festival

And what a line up!

 

Help us celebrate this milestone as one of this country's most beloved arts presenters

Join us January 18 and 21-24 for this exciting series of events

find out more on our website

 

SPECIAL MLK DAY PROGRAM

CUBA, THE CONVERSATION CONTINUES

Exploring Afro-Descendant roots of music in the diaspora

Moderated by Dr. James Early

Free with registration


 

 

Opening Song

Lift Every Voice

Performed by ShaZah

PLEASE HELP US REACH A BROAD AUDIENCE FOR THESE IMPORTANT CULTURAL PROGRAMS

WE WOULD LOVE IT OF YOU WOULD FORWARD THIS EMAIL TO 5 FRIENDS

& SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOU TUBE CHANNEL

HotHouse appreciates the support of The Reva and David Logan Foundation, The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, The Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, The Crossroads Fund and several private family foundations and individuals who support our work and projects like this one.


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