Nia & Ness in Chicago - Brenda's Home
The W.O.M.B. presents Nia & Ness in Chicago for 4 nights in 4 locations--a breathtaking experience! With special guest appearance by E Nina Jay.
Sunday, December 9, 2018
Brenda Schumacher's Home
Sliding Scale $15-$30
7:00 - 11:00pm
OPEN TO ALL
Reception to Follow
Nia & Ness are a black, lesbian, dancer-poet performance art duo based in Brooklyn, NY. Their performances aim at deeper understanding of their co-reality through intense investigation of their individual identities. "We invite our audience to enter our world as observers, listening in on our intimate, strong, and loving conversations about and influenced by our identities. We hope those experiencing out work will bring what they've learned into their own lives and interactions with others across various and intersectional backgrounds."
The doors will open at 6:30pm and the performance begins at 7:00pm, with a run-time of about 100 minutes followed by a Q&A session with Nia & Ness. Stay a Little longer This Evening For a POST SHOW RECEPTION from 9pm-11pm (BYOB)
Attend more than one performance or tell a friend. Additional nights are:
Monday, December 3, 2018
Click Vagabond School of the Arts for more details and tickets.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Click Affinity Community Services for more details and tickets.
Friday, December 7, 2018
Click Claudia VillaCova's Home for more details and tickets.
**WOMYN OF COLOR ONLY EVENT**
Nia & Ness are a black, lesbian, dancer-poet performance art duo based in Brooklyn, NY. The duo met and became a couple in 2013, and founded their company in 2016. They have performed at multiple venues nationwide, sharing their work that aims at a deeper understanding of their co-reality through intense investigation of their individual identities. They have been keynote speakers at Brown University, and performed their work at schools such as the University of California Riverside, NYU, Sarah Lawrence College, Temple University, Bard College, Harvard College and more. The duo has been highlighted in local newspapers; worked with the Sadie Nash Leadership Project Summer Institute; and been featured in a 2017 BRIC TV segment, a documentary for The Advocate, and on Radio Free Brooklyn. They've also performed at Brooklyn Pride 2017 and Harlem Pride 2018; were recipients of the BAX Summer 2017 Space Grant; inaugural recipients of the Virginia Giordano Memorial Fund and were the winners of the 2017 National Women's Music Festival Emerging Artist Contest. Currently, Nia & Ness are on tour!
Brenda Schumacher's Home (View)
1430 W. Rascher Avenue, 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60640