Dance Down in Austin Town Hall Park
Aug
17
2:00 AM02:00

Dance Down in Austin Town Hall Park

DANCE DOWNS IN THE PARK is a performance series. Each event brings youth dancers to center stage for dance and pom-pom performances, alongside legendary Chicago house DJs, local celebrities and esteemed musician guests.

Stay tuned for final confirmation of timing and participants.

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Dance Down at Hamilton Park
Jul
27
2:00 PM14:00

Dance Down at Hamilton Park

DANCE DOWNS IN THE PARK is a performance series. Each event brings youth dancers to center stage for dance and pom-pom performances, alongside legendary Chicago house DJs, local celebrities and esteemed musician guests hosted by The Era Footwork Crew

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Dance Down at Navy Pier's - Fresh Fest
Jul
11
5:30 PM17:30

Dance Down at Navy Pier's - Fresh Fest

Our partners, Open the Circle is teaming up with Navy Pier to present a youth-focused Dance Down featuring some of the top youth dance companies in Chicago. Join us for this special event.

The event is part of Fresh Fest!, a two-day, Pier-wide performance program featuring young performers of Chicago. This free festival is open to the public, and includes multiple performances on July 11th and 12th at various stages and spaces at Navy Pier (Crystal Garden, Fifth Third Bank Family Pavilion, Polk Bros Park and Performance Lawns, Wave Wall platform, and Pier Park).  

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The Era - Footwork 4 the Youth @ 4th Annual Chicago House Music Festival
May
25
5:00 PM17:00

The Era - Footwork 4 the Youth @ 4th Annual Chicago House Music Festival

Our partners OTC and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs are teaming up again to bring two hours of footwork dance and music back to Millennium Park as part of the 4th Annual Chicago House Music Festival.

5:00-6:00pm features a footwork workshop hosted by The Era Footwork Crew featuring live sets from Teklife DJs.

6:00-7:00pm features a footwork/house music “Dance Down” featuring leading black youth dance troupes such as Bringing Out Talent and Empiire Dance Company as well as music by DJ Corey and DJ Clent, godfather of footwork. This hour is hosted by women footwork originator De’One Johnson.

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Footwork On Film
Apr
24
7:00 PM19:00

Footwork On Film

Join The Era Footwork Crew for a film screening from 7-8pm as part of Cinema 53. The screenings will be followed by a footwork battle with music from fthe originator RP Boo and performances by The Era Footwork Crew supported by Open The Cirlce.

The event is oriented towards students and community residents. It's free for all ages.

Cinema 53 is a partnership between the historic Harper Theater in downtown Hyde Park and UChicago’s Gray Center for Arts & Inquiry. The winter series is presented with support from The Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture.

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THE ERA @SOCIAL WORKS: NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM / "FOOTWORK SAVES LIVES" TEE PRE-LAUNCH
Dec
20
to Dec 31

THE ERA @SOCIAL WORKS: NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM / "FOOTWORK SAVES LIVES" TEE PRE-LAUNCH

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Join The Era Footwork Crew for A Night at the Museum as it returns this year with Social Works to bring you a night full of good times and thoughtfulness. Come out to our next set / workshop and also stop by The Era’s first ever pop up shop for the pre-launch of “Footwork Saves Lives” Tee and have a chance to cop yours before its official release!

This year Social Works is coming back to host this extravaganza at The Museum of Science and Industry, allowing guests to explore the Museum’s awesome features after-hours. SocialWorks will also bring to the museum 50+ event only activations for you to enjoy. A Night at the Museum includes special activities, performances, interactive spaces, giveaways, and tons of surprises around every corner! Tickets Available Now! Click the link below!

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The Era Footwork Crew feat. DJ Spinn (Teklife) @Adidas Originals 1 Year Anniversary
Oct
3
to Oct 6

The Era Footwork Crew feat. DJ Spinn (Teklife) @Adidas Originals 1 Year Anniversary

FRIDAY! Catch The Era footwork crew feat. DJ Spinn for Adidas Originals 1 year anniversary for a live performance / workshop + custom sneaker debossing!

Sounds by Vic Lloyd of The Fat Tiger Workshop Collective

DOORS @7PM

Complimentary Drinks and Bites

RSVP NOW | EARLY ARRIVAL SUGGESTED | RSVP DOES NOT GUARENTEE ENTRY

EVENT DETAILS SUBJECT TO CHANGE

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Dance Down at Millennium Park
Aug
25
12:00 PM12:00

Dance Down at Millennium Park

DANCE DOWNS IN THE PARK is a performance series hosted by Shkunna Stewart and The Era Footwork Crew. Each event brings youth dancers to center stage for dance and pom-pom performances, alongside legendary Chicago house DJs, local celebrities and esteemed musician guests. The following youth dance groups are featured: Bringing Out Talent, Third Dimension, Royalty, Silent Threat, Minor Threat, Royal Flush, Insanity, Geek Squad and Empire. This culminating event will happen in front of “the bean” at the Millennium Park Cloud Gate Stage

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Dance Down in Austin Town Hall Park
Aug
18
2:00 PM14:00

Dance Down in Austin Town Hall Park

DANCE DOWNS IN THE PARK is a performance series hosted by Shkunna Stewart and The Era Footwork Crew. Each event brings youth dancers to center stage for dance and pom-pom performances, alongside legendary Chicago house DJs, local celebrities and esteemed musician guests. The following youth dance groups are featured at each dance down: Bringing Out Talent, Third Dimension, Royalty, Silent Threat, Minor Threat, Royal Flush, Insanity, Geek Squad and Empire.

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Dance Down in Hamilton Park
Jul
21
2:00 PM14:00

Dance Down in Hamilton Park

DANCE DOWNS IN THE PARK is a performance series hosted by Shkunna Stewart and The Era Footwork Crew. Each event brings youth dancers to center stage for dance and pom-pom performances, alongside legendary Chicago house DJs, local celebrities and esteemed musician guests. The following youth dance groups are featured: Bringing Out Talent, Third Dimension, Royalty, Silent Threat, Minor Threat, Royal Flush, Insanity, Geek Squad and Empire.

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Footwork night at the MCA's Prime Time Series
Jun
30
7:00 PM19:00

Footwork night at the MCA's Prime Time Series

Footwork comes to the Museum of Contemporary Art. MCA Prime Time is an after-hours series that taps into the creative pulse of Chicago with an eclectic mix of live music, performance art, film screenings, and interactive programs that transforms the museum in spectacular ways. This evening features a footwork takeover with performances by Suzi Analogue, a special set by Chicago footwork legend RP Boo, and appearances by DJ Spinn of Teklife, Jana Rush, The Era Footwork Crew, and I Am the Queen. Read a writeup of the event here.

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