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at N Troy St 3502 N. Elston Ave. Chicago, IL 60618
773-539-7838
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Event Website

http://raksgeek.com

Quotes & Highlights

“Set phasers to stunning.” —The Daily Mail (UK)
“This nearly broke my geek-o-meter.” —Jefferly.com
A_ Time Out Chicago_ critics’ pick

Description

_Run time is approximately 90 minutes, including intermission. 

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The TARDIS dances with fan veils. A Klingon challenges a Starfleet officer to a duel. Link, of Zelda fame, jumps with sword and shield. Fire spins in the world of Tron. Covering everything from Battlestar Galactica to Assassin’s Creed, Raks Geek pays homage to nerd culture’s favorite stories and characters. One part art, two parts comedy, and three parts sexy, Raks Geek is alternately silly, beautiful, and seductive. These aren’t the droids you’re looking for. 

Read My Hips tribal bellydance performs over 100 shows a year. Directed by Stephanie Barto, the first person certified to teach American Tribal Style outside of California, the troupe performs its own fusion style with elements borrowed and adapted from Bharata Natyam, the folkloric dances of the Middle East, Flamenco, and Hip Hop. RMH has performed at a wide variety of venues including the House of Blues, Green Mill, Old Town School of Folk Music, and Museum of Contemporary Art. Michi Trota (Chicago Fire Tribe) is one of the organizers of the Chicago Full Moon Jams, a monthly performance showcase of Great Lakes area firespinners. 

Directed and Produced by Dawn Xiana Moon 

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