POW-WOW January 2010

                                                 POW-WOW, Inc 
 
celebrates
 
KINGS, QUEENS AND DREAMS
January 5, 2010
POW-WOW culminates it's
Festival of Lights with
Three Kings Day and New Years' Candle Lighting Ceremony
Bring poems of hope and change to end the old year and to begin the new one
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 January 26, 2010
POW-WOW
presents 
The 1st Annual
Pre-Grammy Kareoke King and Queen Competition
 
Bring your song and step up to the mic
Winners will be judged by the audience and receive some special prizes
 
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JANUARY 30, 2010
POW-WOW, Inc and Columbia College 
present the
6th Annual
Kings of Poetry
Tribute and Award Ceremony
honoring the works of
HAKI MADHUBUTI
 
 
Columbia College
Film Row
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
 
with performances by
avery r young
Triple Blak
Columbia College Students
panel discussions
and reading by Haki
 
free to the public
January 12, 2010
POW-WOW presents
from HBO Def Poetry Jam
Poet, Lecturer, Activist
 
RED STORM
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 CALLS AND AUDITIONS
 
This year POW-WOW is going into the production business to raise funds for our expanding programs. 
 
We are having auditions for three shows :
 
January 12  from 6:30 -8 PM at Jeffrey Pub 
A VDay Production of award winning playwright Eve Ensler's  Anyone of Us .  Show Performance - March 12, 2010
Monolgues will be provided for you - no pay - just pure community fun - only 2 rehearsals in February and dress rehearsal in March.
 
January 18, 2010 from 2:30 - 5 PM
Calling all Girls ages 13 - 20 for the Chicago Premiere of Eve Enslers' new play for girls - I Am An Emotional Creature.
Only 2 rehearsals in March for 2 shows on March 20, 2010.
 Echelon Theatre - 2101 E 83rd
 
January 19, from 6:30 - 8 PM -
at Jeffrey Pub
The Pantomime Follies
Do you know how to Patomime or do you perform in drag? ever wanted to learn how?  Bring your favorite song and let's see your stage prescence.  Group routines are welcome - most individuals will be paired up with others in an effort to have as many participants as possible.  Show performance is March 6, 2010. 
 
We're also looking for Visual Artists or creative people who would like to contirbute a decorated shoe or tie for the Rainbow Shoe/Tie Affair Silent Auction.  For more information, please contact Pat McCombs or Teresa Adams atpowwowincoutreach@gmail.com or 773.530.8603
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
January 19, 2010
 
POW-WOW Men As Allies Initiative
presents
From Your Kings of Poetry to
Our Queens of POW-WOW
featuring performances by
avery r young
Ra
RaSean and more...
 
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SAVE THE DATES:
 click Women's Pride Page on Left for All events and ticket information:
POW-WOW, Inc 
produces the first annual
World of Women Performing and Cultural Arts Festival
in honor of herstory
WOMEN'S PRIDE MONTH
just for Us - featuring the 1st Annual Rainbow Shoe/ Tie Affair along with special events to coincide with the international VDay Movement. (Partnerships and sponsorships available - contact C.C. Carter at powwowinc@gmail.com for ways you can become involved). 
 
 Join us on March 21, 2010
 for POW-WOW's major fundraiser of the year  -
 
The Rainbow Shoe/Tie Affair
 a
fundraiser to benefit our campaign to create Jackie's P.L.A.C.E. 
 The Marmon Grand Ballroom
2230 S. Michigan
Chicago, IL
$50 - Premium Ticket - Pre-Reception, Awards Banquet, Open Bar  and Buffet from 4:00 - 5:30PM
$25 General Admission Ticket for Dance,  Cash Bar and Silent Auction 6 - 9 PM
 
 Award Recipients:
Lora Branch
Chicago Women's AIDS Project
Journey Designs and Graphics
 
Music by:
Lora Branch - Old School
Dj Levi - Stepping and Slides
DJ Phyl Thomas - Old School House
 
Silent Auction by some of Chicago's acclaimed visual artists and sculpters
 
Red Carpet parade and prizes awarded to the fiercest couple with matching shoe/tie/accessory combos
 
Tickets:
available at POW-WOW every Tuesday
773.530.8603