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SPRING EQUINOX JAM- Community OPEN MIC and DRUM CIRCLE
March 18 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
“Ritual Rhythms” are bringing their firey world-music fusion fest to us for one night!
Rewild yourself at the beautiful Insect Asylum Nature Museum with a community of radically inclusive artists, poets, dancers and musicians.
This community musical event is to celebrate the end of winter and invite the warming new season. This event offers a community Drum Circle and Open Mic for poetry, music, and more followed by a dance party. We invite you to join your voice with your instruments, drums, spoken word, or whatever you want to share. This is a safe space for all.
Be brave and get UP so we can get down!
**SECRETS OF THE BEEHIVE**Secrets of the Beehive is an evolving collaboration of musicians dedicated to exploring the hidden spirit. Performing original music of singer/songwriter Jason Winslade (the founder and organizer of Ritual Rhythms Chicago), the band is currently a duo consisting of Jason on percussion, keyboard, shruti box and melodica, and Davis Krieg on guitar. The Beehive’s style is heavily influenced by alternative folk, post-punk and world music, and focuses on the spiritual journey. Jason and Davis will perform originals and seasonal tunes.
**The Insect Asylum** The Insect Asylum is an Insect and Taxidermy Nature Museum with a striking gallery of local chicago artists that take you on a journey with wildlife, taxidermy art of all creation. We feature over 2,500 different deceased insect specimen, a live insect observatory exibit and in-house animal ambassadors to meet in person.
Doors open at 7pm, sign up for the open mic when you arrive.
Admission is $10 for the venue, plus tips for performers!