Category: Working In Concert


  • Making Jazz, Arthur Briggs and Josephine Baker, French:

    On April 10, 2022 we hosted an international conversation about the history of African-American artists living in France, the cross-cultural stories of their fight for recognition, race relations, and the embrace of solidarity through music. View the forum anytime at cabaretconnexion.org/roundtable. Travis Atria (author of Better Days Will Come Again, the life of Arthur Briggs), […]


  • Working In Concert Executive Assistant Needed

    We have a part-time opening and are looking for a lively and competent candidate to add to our team. If this sounds like an opportunity that you would be excited to help us with, or know someone who fits the bill, read on! Working In Concert is a performing arts facilitator for Bellissima Opera, Black […]


  • A memorial tribute to Bob Moreen

    Celebrating the life and music of Bob Moreen, the Quintessential Cabaret Man Monday, November 29, 2021Le Piano, 6970 North Glenwood Avenue, Chicago LIMITED SEATING: reserve your place, sign up to sing, and make your donation at bob-moreen-tribute 6 PM: Passed hors d’oeuvres with Red, White and Bubbly will be followed by cash bar and Le […]


  • Celebrating 100 Years of Chicago Cabaret: Second Concert

    Never before has there been a collection of Chicago’s African American singers, Parisian Cabaret, LGBTQIA+ artists, and the classic American standards all coming together to celebrate 100 Years of Chicago Cabaret! Presented by Chicago Cabaret Professionals, Working In Concert, and The Cabaret Project. Black Voices in Cabaret & The French Connection Oct 3, 2021 @ […]


  • Celebrating 100 Years of Chicago Cabaret

    Never before has there been a collection of Chicago’s African American singers, Parisian Cabaret, LGBTQIA+ artists, and the classic American standards all coming together to celebrate 100 Years of Chicago Cabaret! Presented by Chicago Cabaret Professionals, Working In Concert, and The Cabaret Project. Cabaret Burlesque & Great American Songbook Sept 19, 2021 @ 3:00pmDirectors: Anne […]


  • Bastille Day 2021 – le 14 juillet

    Wednesday, July 14: Singer Claudia Hommel and accordionist Patricia Spaeth kick up their heels to bring you the magic of Paris for Bastille Day. You’ll be humming “Bonjour Paris” as we stroll down the “Champs Elysées” “Under the Paris Skies” all the way to “The River Seine” and “Beyond the Sea”. Also featuring special guesta […]


  • SongShop Garden Concert is alive!

    The SongShop Live Garden Concerts — our last concert in the series is rescheduled, and comprises two acts on Saturday, July 17, come rain or come shine! Saturday, July 17 from 6 PM to 8 PM. Gates open at 5:30. Light refreshments will be served. Pianists: Elizabeth Doyle, Bobby Schiff, Dan Stetzel.Singers: Adrienne Minnes, Carrie Hedges, […]


  • News from Black Voices artists!

    If you’ve enjoyed the recent Healing Through Song concert series and the Black Voices in History panel that preceded it, then you won’t want to miss this opportunity to support some of the artists who contributed to these wonderful events. Here are a few ways that you can support some new endeavors that our artists […]


  • Promo video for Black Voices in Cabaret

    To announce our “March month of Sundays at 3”, we’ve compiled excerpts of our upcoming concert and give a preview to the lively discussion we will have as we honor the legacy and build for the future of African-American artists in cabaret. Sundays in March 2021, at 3 PM CST. Madeline Morgan, Gwendolyn Brown, Ava […]


  • Help Us Match Our Illinois Arts Council Grant

    This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency. Join our campaign to match this fund by visiting our donation page here. When making this donation please earmark it for Black Voices. THANK YOU for donating by March 28th, 2021.