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A FREE music and performance series for the STROLLER SET!

Juicebox in Prestion Bradley Hall Juicebox

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With engaging music and dance in a kid-friendly setting, the FREE admission Juicebox programs are geared toward the stroller set and enjoyable for the whole family. Children will experience a diverse range of artistic and educational presentations, with hosts regularly inviting youngsters to move, dance and interact with performers.

Presented by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, the Juicebox series runs on alternating Fridays at the Chicago Cultural Center and Saturdays at the Garfield Park Conservatory, with occasional special events at other venues. Except where noted, performances are 11-11:45am.


Tatsu Aoki's Tsukasa Taiko Ensemble

Tatsu Aoki's Tsukasa Taiko Ensemble

Friday, May 6, 2016

Chicago Cultural Center, G.A.R. Hall

Tatsu Aoki’s Tuskas Taiko Ensemble will present a family-friendly performance that features various combinations of Taiko drummers delivering rhythms and beats to a dance led by the spectacular sound and artistry of their Japanese folkloric percussion instruments. Tsukasa Taiko is the largest multigenerational ensemble in the U.S. performing in traditional and contemporary Taiko drumming.


Alma Afrobeat EnsembleAlma Afrobeat Ensemble

Friday, May 20, 2016

Chicago Cultural Center, Preston Bradley Hall

Alma Afrobeat Ensemble (AAbE) performances are an interactive Afrobeat experience for children of all ages. Taking advantage of the international components of Alma Afrobeat Ensemble that included Nigeria, Italy, Canary Islands and Madrid, the group from Barcelona will present a show with multilingual chants, interactive percussion for the audience, dancing and more! Juicebox bonus, kids will learn short phrases in Yoruba, Spanish, Italian and English, as well as receive shakers to play and take home with them!





Dates & Locations:




11-11:45 am





Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602








Chicago Cultural Center Accessibility:
The following services are available for persons with disabilities:

  • Accessible entrance, 77 E. Randolph St.
  • Accessible restroom facilities
  • Wheelchair loans, see information desk for availability
  • ASL interpreters are provided with 72 hours notice
  • Assisted Listening Devices available for public event with 24 hours notice




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