The Bridge Dance Festival began in 2018 as the culmination of four years of Japanese-focused programming at Links Hall, including the National Performance Network Asian Exchange, Beyond the Box, and Links to Japan. In 2019, partnered producers Links Hall and Asian Improv aRts Midwest, and curator Yoshinojo Fujima (Rika Lin), continues to adhere to the… Read More »Bridge Dance Festival 2022
Saturday, September 10th at Columbus Plaza just East of the Columbus Street Bridge 12PM – Workshop Japanese Festival Dance with Yoshinojo Fujima aka Rika Lin open to all ages and abilities 1PM – Performances Featuring: Shubukai and Tsukasa Taiko Yoshinojo Fujima aka Rika Lin Murda Mommy The Sampson Brothers All events will include ASL interpretation.
Links Hall is celebrating the Year of Chicago Dance with FREE performances and community workshops on the Riverwalk! Movers, makers, musicians (and perhaps a flash mob or two!) showcase the city’s dynamic dance scene. All are invited to take their turn on the “dance floor” at pre-show classes for all ages and abilities. We’ll have… Read More »“Dance the Walk” Sat. September 10, 2022
An event organized as part of the NIU World Music Festival (April 11 – April 16), School of Music; Shubukai “Revitalizing Tradition XV,” Asian American Certificate Program, co-funded by the Art History Division Elizabeth Allen Lecture Series, School of Art and Design, College of Visual and Performing Arts, the Asian American Resource Center, Office of… Read More »Revitalizing Tradition XV ”Sukeroku”「助六」April 14, 2022
Fujima Shunojo’s experimental Japanese Classical Dance with collaborators Toyoaki Sanjuro and Fujima Yoshinojo; Live Music Performance with panel reaction” presented by DCASE and supported in part by AIRMW
Bridge Dance Festival 2021 Day 1: Fri, Nov 12, 2021 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM CST Day 2: Sat, Nov 13, 2021 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM CST At first, we instinctively had a reaction to the pandemic. The continued effects ripple outwards from each individual into our society. The Bridge Dance artists of 2021… Read More »Bridge Dance Festival 2021 | Nov. 12~13, 7P.M.