Stone Soup Salon, Uptown Underground, October 18!

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Join us for a delightful evening of performance that includes Chicago greats like JC Brooks, The Chicago Moving Company and the Chicago Chorus Girl Project, plus plenty of other great performers.

Stone Soup Salon is an ongoing monthly event celebrating Beauty, Truth & Love.

Find out more about the line up and how to purchase tickets here!

Lindy Bliss Workshop with Evita and Michael

Lindy Bliss Workshop, Sunday October 2, 2016 with Michael and Evita

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Join 2 of the most sought after international Lindy Hop instructors for this first ever local workshop series. Join Evita Arce and Michael Jagger for their unique brand of top level instruction, unequaled understanding of musicality and connection, amazing performance prowess and unending humor.

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In this Lindy Hop focused 1 day workshop, Michael and Evita will offer up 2 tracks of instruction, covering Musicality, Fast Lindy Technique, and Partner Connection, plus some slicks moves to add to your repertoire!


Location: Through The Body Dance and Fitness 1819 W. Grand Ave, suite #201

  • 2 class track: $40 with advanced registration*
  • Single class: $30*
  • 4 class registration: $70*

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Chorus Girl University coming July 15-17, 2016, Chicago IL

Join the Chorus Girl Revolution!

The Galaxie Girls and Nicolle Wood are bringing this spectacular first ever event to Chicago the weekend of July 15-17. Open to women of all ages and dance levels, Chorus Girl University is an incredibly comprehensive weekend of workshops featuring classes in everything from Solo Jazz to the Busby Berkely Way to High Kicks for Kicks; from Vintage Hair and Make-up to Adapting Patterns to Fascinators and Head pieces, plus so much more!

Even events include a Showgirl Fashion Show, vintage video clips and a tremendous night of live music and dancing with the Fat Babies, PLUS the International Chorus Girl Championships! So much great stuff in one weekend, you’ll hardly believe you luck!

Find out more here~

Plan on bringing your hometown Chorus Girls to Chicago for Showcase opportunities and to participate in the International Chorus Girl Championships.

Don’t miss a minute of it! Tier 3 registration is still applicable.

In celebration of ‘Springtime’: April Burlesque at Found

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‘Springtime’: April Burlesque at Found

 

Join us for our next Burlesque extravaganza- Step into the intimate 1920s salon of Found Kitchen and Social House and celebrate ‘Springtime’-
Come see flowers in bloom and the experience the rights of Spring as only The Galaxie- Extraordinary Entertainment can bring you.
Your host for the evening, Vourteque, will see to it that everyone is comfortable and VERY well taken care of as you take in the evening, enchanted by Tila Von Twirl, beguiled by Ray Ray Sunshine, and captivated by Donna Touch. Advanced tickets can be purchased with accompanying reservations. Call for details: 847-868-8945

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Burlesque at Found Kitchen and Social House!

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Join us for our March edition of Burlesque at Found Kitchen and Social House in Evanston IL. Found has a spectacular atmosphere reminiscent of 1920s Bohemian Paris, intimate setting and spectacular food and cocktail offerings.

Thursday March 17th, 2016 , 1631 Chicago Ave, Evanston, IL 60201

Come relax on a vintage chaise lounge as you take in the spectacle offered by Eva La Feva, Ray Ray Sunshine and Donna Touch during one of the 2 seating that evening, 7pm & 9pm

This months offering includes beguiling performances that will inspire wander lust, if not merely lust, in our guests for the evening.
Seating reservations can be made by contacting Found at 847-868-8945. Very limited seating.

 

 

 

 

 

Holiday in Havana: A Swingtime Voyage South of the Border

Join us as we celebrate the Holidays with a classic 1940s floorshow

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Holiday in Havana: A Swingtime Voyage South of the Border will feature over 75 performers bringing you classic song and dance numbers that will transport you to 1948 Cuba, featuring some of the most delightful Latin Jazz and traditional American Jazz music you will hear in any place, at any time.

Performers include the elegant and often revealing Donna Touch, the alluring Senora Tentacion, Chicago’s darlings, The Galaxie Girls, the rhythm bound Chicago Chorus Girl Project, our dashing host Richard Strimer, entrancing Mambo performance and lesson by Mixed Motion Arts the fantastical Flat Cats, the spectacular Chico Havana Orchestra and even more guests.

Wednesday December 16, 2015, Alhambra Palace, 1240 W Randolph

  • 7:45pm Doors open
    8pm Free Mambo lesson
    8:30-10pm Holiday in Havana: A Swingtime Voyage South of the Border
    10pm a complete set featuring the Flat Cats

Tickets are general admission: $25 at the door.

Make a night of it!  Click here for reservation at Alhambra Palace for dinner.

About the amazing music for the evening:

The Chico Havana Orchestra, lead by Paul Asaro featuring The Flat Cats, Andy Schumm of the Fat Babies, Richie Santiago and many more will inspire you to dance, to sing, and to take a conga line trip around the magnificent dance floor at the Alhambra Palace, 1240 W. Randolph. This 12 piece orchestra was put together expressly to bring the sounds and feel of Caribbean and South American  music into Chicago’s Riverwest neighborhood for this very special event. The music for the evening will range from traditional Mambo to quintessential  Hot Jazz. You can try to stay in your seat, but your body is sure to take over and find you in the middle of the floor dancing the night away.

Guests are encourage to don classic vintage attire.

For more information, or to inquire about having your own “Holiday in Havana”, contact us!

Chorus Girl University July 2016

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Registration Open!

The Nation’s first ever Chorus Girl University

Brought to you by the ULHS Chorus Girl Champions: The Galaxie Girls

Participate in the International Chorus Girl Championships

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Summer 2016 you will find a whole new way to get an education: Chorus Girl Style.
Join us for an amazing weekend of workshops that will include:
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Evening events to include a Vintage Chorus Girl film screening and fashion show

Chorus Line performances and the International Chorus Girl Championships plus social dancing to the Fat Babies and special guests!

Showcases and jam sessions throughout the Chicago.


Pass options include 3 class, 5 class and 7 class passes, plus guest passes and ala carte options for classes and evening events. (see ticket options)

Brought to you by the ULHS Winners of the National Chorus Girl Competition, and the folks who took over Chicago with their 100 Gal Chorus Line, summer 2015, the Midwest’s Darlings…. The Galaxie Girls. See our Facebook page.

Workshops and performances will be hosted in the magnificent and historic Logan Square Auditorium, in the heart of one of Chicago’s most fashionable neighborhoods, and close to public transportation.

Make Chicago and Chorus Girl U your summer holiday destination.


You only have to be a Chorus Girl at Heart!

Cocktails with the Crooner featuring Johnny Boyd 9/11/15

Johnny promo 9:11The legendary Johnny Boyd (former front man of Indigo Swing) will be bringing his unique and classic brand of crooning to the Chicago area in this exclusive one show only event.

Friday September 11, 2015 Fizz Bar and Grill, 3220 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago IL 8pm

This performance is the Chicagoland premier of his nationally sought after Cocktails with the Crooners performance series, and will debut the Galaxie All Girl Revue, featuring a carefully selected collection of Chicago’s finest from the Chicago Chorus Girl Project 2015.

Limited tickets will be sold for this event (a total of 150 general admission tickets), so act fast.

**** Your ticket purchase will get you on the guest list for Friday’s performance. No physical tickets are necessary*******

~TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR, Cash ONLY~

2nd Annual Roaring Twenties Party in the Park 9/20/15

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Join mavens of vintage culture, music and dance from all corners of the Chicagoland area as they celebrate the 2nd annual Roaring Twenties Party in the Park, Sunday September 20, 2015, Pottowatomie Park, St. Charles IL

This free, all-ages, afternoon event will boast live music by The Fat Babies, special performances by The Galaxie Girls, a picnic and pie baking contest, vendors from the Chicagoland area, a vintage auto exhibition, dance instruction and more!

Don your best Charleston era Sunday afternoon attire, pack your lunch and lawn games, and join Tri-City Swing and The Galaxie for the afternoon as they celebrate this immersive cultural experience for all ages.  Step back in time and step out in style.

We’re anticipating an enormous crowd at this year’s event, and to ensure that we have enough room for all of those happy feet, we have created a Capital Campaign to assist with the rental of a larger dance floor for the event.

Remember, this is a FREE event, and open to all, funded only by grant money. If you can contribute to help us expand the dance floor, we would really appreciate it!

Enter your donation amount here:




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Lunchtime Vintage Music and Dance Extravaganza 8/21/15

Take a break on a summer Friday afternoon in the loop to join us for some great music and spectacular dancing, all right in your your backyard.

2 N. Riverside Plaza will play host to vintage Jazz sounds as guests join us for a midday break from the hustle and bustle, 11:30am-1:30pm.

The Chicago River at our backs, the sounds of vintage Jazz music will echo off the walls of the Lyric Opera House, and find its way down the nearby boulevards. Join in to dance, to listen, or just to immerse yourself in the atmosphere of times gone by.

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