Wednesday, January 9, 2013
"Duets Of My Valentine" ft. BRICKHEADZ (Chicago)
To Purchase Tickets For "Duets Of My Valentine" ft. BRICKHEADZ Click Link Below https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe/9743313 Duets for My Valentine is a passionate, exciting evening of romantic dance brought to you by Chicago's finest dance companies, crews, and couples. Established in 1998 by show founder Bob Barrett, "Duets" provides a wide array of crowd-pleasing forms... presenting the city's hottest concert, social, and street dance styles in a fun, romantic setting. Now owned by Mark Hackman and presented by Chicago Dance Crash and Bread & Roses Productions, the show is an ideal night out for anyone looking for a fun Valentine's day alternative to dinner and a movie, for those looking to appreciate Chicago's cultural community, or anyone simply looking to dress their best, sip their favorite wine, and have the time of their lives. Every year, "Duets" is housed in a comfortable, easy-to-find venue. Drinks and entertainment will be served after the event to keep the romance going! “If you're a last minute Valentine's Day planner like I am, let me put it this way - there's booth seating, a full bar, a delightful emcee to guide you through the end, and a free after party when the performances are done. How could your date not enjoy it?” (Gapersblock.com) “…seamless merging of concert dance and urban styles. So ballet, modern and tap are on equal footing with hip hop and break dancing.” (WBEZ) “…has something for everyone, even those convinced that love stinks.” (Chicago Reader)
Shon Roka (pronounced Shaun Roca) the DJ also known as Shaun Ortega was born on the west-side of Chicago. He started gaining fame as a bboy in 1991 and later became a member of a well known crew called the BRICKHEADZ. He would perform for such artist and events such as The Roots, KRS One, Immortal Technique, Dougie Fresh, Common, Rhymefest, Cypress Hill, Pharoah Monch, Nas, Diddy, Mariah Carey, Taste of Chicago, Lollapolooza, Looptopia, B96 Summer Bash just to name a few. The BRICKHEADZ also won many breakin' competition nationally and internationally. While Shon Roka was being active as a bboy he was working on his craft of being a DJ. DJing for w/ Nike, Jordan, Under Armour, Adidas, Vans, Uprise (Chicago) Skateshop for numerous in-stores, sporting events, galleries and corporate outings. Also Shon Roka is a resident DJ post Covid in Chicago at McGee's, Tantrum, Imbibe and Harbee's. While being a DJ, he has been teaching music production and the Art of Skateboarding through Maggie Daley's After School Matters. Also known as Gallery 37. For more information contact via email.