Friday, October 21, 2011

Play Locally-Fire Spinning Events Throughout Chicago



Going through Full Moon Fire Jam withdrawal?    October is the ideal month to still see amazing displays of fire spinning, juggling, hooping and more.   Liz and the Full Moon Jam Organizers put out this great list.   So check it out.   If you missed ChiIL Mama's photo filled coverage of the final jam, check it out here.


Here's one of our Android HD videos from the last jam.





The Full Moon Jam is on hiatus till spring, but here is a list of fire performances that will be happening all around the City, for the rest of October.   Going to any of these performance is a great way to support the fire artists in our community, but also gives you the ability to see choreographed pieces, elaborate costuming and beautiful stage design that have been created specifically for the performance that you are going to watch.  The experience is very different then going to the jam and watching fire dancers dance to the beat of a drum.  

Fire In Chicago for October:

Oct 21 – Friday
Pyrotechniq @ Navy Pier – 6pm, 7pm, 830pm -FREE -  http://www.navypier.com/halloween/halloween.html

Oct 22nd - Saturday
Dollface Performing: Oct 22nd – Cirque du Cite @ tzar - http://cirqueducitechicago.eventbrite.com/
Pyrotechniq @ Navy Pier – 6pm, 7pm, 830pm --FREE

Oct 23- Sunday
Pyrotechniq @ Navy Pier – 530pm, 630pm, 730pm - -FREE

Oct 24th - Monday
Gaea Performing: - "Harvest Festival: Getting Ready for Winter" in Little Village's Amor de Dios Church 2356 South Sawyer Avenue  5-8pm.

Oct 28th – Friday
Pyrotechniq @ Navy Pier – 6pm, 7pm, 830pm - -FREE

Oct 29th – Saturday
Pyrotechniq @ Navy Pier – 6pm, 7pm, 830pm  --FREE
Freakeasy's Monkey's Paw Massacre @ The Metro -   Fire Stage & Fire Art.  11:30, 12:30 and 1:30am  www.freakeasy.net

Oct 30th – Sunday
Pyrotechniq @ Navy Pier – 530pm, 630pm, 730pm - -FREE

Halloween Night – Oct 31st - Monday
Pyrotechniq @ Navy Pier – 530pm, 630pm, 730pm --FREE

Homebrew Haunted House @ Glenview - 1760 harrison 

North Halsted Halloween Parade @ Halsted and Belmont- -FREE during parade and stage show (9pm) -http://www.northalsted.com/pages/northalsted_halloween_parade/31.php

Connect, Inspire, Grow - Networking Event @ The  Vertical Sky Lounge on Halloween night, 8:30pm. - http://cigtober-eorg.eventbrite.com/

Not October... but still FIRE
Thanksgiving Day Parade - Barefoot Hawaiian and friends spinning fire in the parade 


**Not fire related, but speaking of Hawaiian...

Saturday, October 22, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.OAHU AT LINCOLN PARK ZOO’S “SPOOKY ZOO SPECTACULAR”
Lincoln Park Zoo, 2001 North Clark Street.  
Come and join in on some haunted Hawaii fun at Lincoln Park Zoo’s annual “Spooky Zoo Spectacular.” This family-friendly event provides a free, safe and family-friendly environment for kids to dress up in their favorite costume and learn about animals, make crafts, enjoy entertainment, and collect goodies. Keep an eye out for the Oahu area, featuring fun Hawaii keiki (children) crafts and island treats. This event is free and open to the public. Visit www.lpzoo.org for more information.


Saturday, October 22 and Sunday, October 23, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.HAWAII AT SHEDD AQUARIUM
John G. Shedd Aquarium, 1200 South Lake Shore Drive
Discover the intriguing marine life of the Hawaiian Islands at Shedd Aquarium! Make your own fresh flower lei, sample Hawaii treats, learn about the unique and rare Niihau shell, and enjoy fun activities with the Pacific Whale Foundation, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Waikiki Aquarium. This event is open to the public. Visit www.sheddaquarium.org for more information.

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