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CHICAGO - A unique evening will be filled with American Indian poetry, music and storytelling. The American Indian Center of Chicago has teamed up with Cliff Dwellers for a unique evening some 22-stories overlooking Lake Michigan in downtown Chicago this Friday, March 23.
Overlook Lake Michigan
It is part of the "Standing in Sunshine Chicago American Indian Art Exhibition." Dinner is available for the cost of $35, which includes the program. Dinner will be served at 6:30 pm. The event is part of Cliff Dwellers ongoing commitment to celebrate American Indian arts.
Osage author Elise Paschen will read from her latest book "Besitary." Robert Wapihi, Dakota, will provide traditional American Indian stories. Bill Bushholtz Allison, from the Split Feather Clan, will play his numerous flutes.
Paschen is an award winning poet who mixes her Osage heritage with contemporary life. She resides in Chicago. "Besitary" was received with excellent reviews. Paschen is the daughter of renowned ballet dancer Maria Tallchief.
From the 22nd floor, overlooking Lake Michigan you can see from the Field Museum to Millennium Park, and if you like, you can step out onto their spacious terrace to enjoy the view.
Make your reservation by calling 312.922.8080.
WHAT: Standing in Sunshine Chicago American Indian Art Exhibition
American Indian reading, storytelling and music
WHEN: Friday, March 23
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm cdt
WHERE: Cliff Dwellers
200 South Michigan Avenue - 22nd Floor
Chicago IL 60604
photo credit Lawrence Okrent
posted March 20, 2012 8:55 am edt
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