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Press Release: 2015 Chicago WinterDance offers Dancing, Lessons and Live Music at Four City Locations


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Winter Dance in Yates Gallery

Winter’s version of the popular SummerDance series returns to the Chicago Cultural Center and Chicago Park District for two weekends! Sessions begin with a free one-hour dance lesson followed by music and dancing. All ages and skill levels are welcome.


Saturday, January 17, 2015

Hamilton Park, 513 W. 72nd St.

  • 2-3pm - Ken Watkins (Chicago Steppin’ dance lesson)
  • 3-5pm - National Steppers Society (two DJ Steppers sets)


Sunday, January 18, 2015

Chicago Cultural Center (Sidney R. Yates Gallery, 4th Floor North) 78 E. Washington St.

  • 2-3pm - The Thomas Twins (Line Dancing lesson)
  • 3-5pm - DJ Boolumaster (two Chicago House DJ sets)


Saturday, January 24, 2015

Austin Town Hall Park, 5610 W. Lake St.

  • 2-3pm - Miguel Mendez of Dance Academy Salsa (salsa lesson) 3-5 p.m.: DJ El Caobo (two Latin DJ sets)


Sunday, January 25, 2015

South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 S. South Shore Dr.

  • 2-3pm - Lisa “La Boriqua” Latin Street Dancing (salsa lesson)
  • 3-5pm - Viva! Marc Anthony Tribute Project (live salsa band performing two 50-minute sets)




Dates: January 18, 2015

Additional WinterDance dates at Chicago Park District, January 17, 24 & 25, 2015

Chicago Park District Locations:

  • Hamilton Park Cultural Center (513 W. 72nd St.) on Saturday, January 17
  • Austin Town Hall Park (5610 W. Lake St.) on Saturday, January 24
  • South Shore Cultural Center (7059 S. South Shore Dr.) on Sunday, January 25




Begins at 2 pm




Chicago Cultural Center, Sidney R. Yates Gallery, 4th Floor North
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602




Admission: FREE




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 or call in advance
  • ASL interpreters are provided with 72 hours notice
  • Assisted Listening Devices available for public events




Public Transportation:
El: Pink, Orange, Green, Brown, Purple to Randolph; Blue to Washington; Red to Lake.
Bus: 3, 4, 6, 10, 14, 26, 143, 144, 146, 147, 151, 157.

Metra and South Shore to Millennium Station.

For more travel information, visit