• Announcing our 4th Cabaret Connexion exchange for May 2022

    This year we’re celebrating the legacy of Josephine Baker and discovering Chicago’s legendary cabaret.

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  • Cabaret Connexion 2022

    Chicago Paris Cabaret Connexion ran during the day concurrently with Chicago Cabaret Week at night! Chicago Paris Cabaret Connexion, May 8-16, 2022  While the evenings were filled with vocal performances as part of Chicago Cabaret Week, daytime was dedicated to artistic growth and development. The Chicago Paris Cabaret Connexion (#CPCx) Conference held masterclasses and workshops […]

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  • SongShop Live Winter Schedule

    Take a look at our upcoming classes and concerts: February 6 & 7, 2022: Master Class with Spider Saloff Spider says: “Hey cats! Here is your chance to have an intense course in one evening! It will be a blast.” Some of the greatest interpreters of song have their roots in jazz. This workshop will […]

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  • Get Involved

    We greatly appreciate your continued support; here are some new ways to get involved with Working In Concert: WANTED NOW: A volunteer bookkeeper handy with QuickBooks Online, 1 or 2 hours per week. Welcoming committee: 3 volunteers to check in our guests, confirm vax status, and handle tickets and/or donations at our next concerts on […]

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  • NEW! Encore Ensemble

    Become a founding member of Encore Ensemble, an inner circle of sustaining contributors. Encore Ensemble members provide a recurring donation—of any amount—every month, quarter or year. When you make a regular donation that we can count on, you give us the confidence to produce our musical offerings with joy. In return, we continue to bring […]

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  • Bastille Day 2021

    Wednesday, July 14: We kept the embers stoked for our Chicago Paris Cabaret Connexion in 2022 by celebrating Bastille Day in Bronzeville. Singer Claudia Hommel and accordionist Patricia Spaeth kicked up their heels and for a few hours Norman’s Bistro was humming the magic of Paris. “Bonjour Paris” was heard as we strolled down the […]

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  • RSVP2

    (Proof of vaccination and masks required.)Call 773.509.9360 for more information.

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    PERFORMANCE: “Up close and personal” ADVOCACY: Advancing the art of cabaret and classical vocal arts EDUCATION: For all ages; for the development of professional and avocational artists Featured Performances and Projects

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  • 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 […]

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  • SongShop Live presents Invitation to a Voyage

    SongShop Live presents Invitation to a Voyage at the DePaul School of Music Recital Hall, Tuesday, December 14 at 7 PM.The spirit of thanks and giving gets a special meaning when it’s an invitation to a voyage, a journey for life.Songs from Berlioz to Schumann, Berlin to Sondheim, and more. Music-directed by Howard Pfeifer, and […]

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  • David M. Stephens

    After 35 years of entertaining as a magician and circus clown in the Metro New York City area, David moved to Chicagoland in 2014 and, under the influence of his spouse Dan Johnson, has embraced the art of singing. A frequent participant in SongShop, his musical influences lean towards jazz, pop and R&B (with a […]

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