What do you get when an HBO Def Poet teams up with her actor-turned-finance guru-turned-emcee brother? April Fools, a poetic hip-hop fusion aimed to blur the barrier between the two artistic worlds. Kristiana Colón and Damon Williams will launch their playful hip-hop duo on March 31st at Luna Central, the new home of Teatro Luna, Chicago’s only all-Latina theater company. A blazing hot line up of performers will kick-off the night, including Def Poet and National Slam Champion Roger Bonair-Agard, poet and vocalist Kris de la Rash, Chicago Music Award winning vocalist and emcee Squair Blaq, and many more talented voices on Chicago’s vibrant music and arts scene. Tickets are available at teatroluna.org and at the door.
There are two ticket prices for this special event.
April Fools Cocktail Reception + Performance + After Party – $10
From 8:30pm-9:30pm, patrons of legal drinking age may enjoy a hosted cocktail reception in the Luna Lounge with their choice of signature drinks, wine, or beer. This ticket includes admission to both the performances – HBO Def Poet & National Slam Champion Roger Bonair-Agard, Squair Blaq, Raliq Bashard, Kris de la Rash, Lili K & the Secret Garden and Emanuel Vinson will kick off the evening of performances, followed by a feature debut performance of April Fools, the brother/sister hip-hop duo of HBO Def Poet and Teatro Luna Artistic Associate Kristiana Colón and her brother, actor and emcee Damon Williams.
April Fools Launch Party – $5
Enjoy the phenomenal line up of poets, emcees, and musicians, the debut performance of April Fools, and the cash bar and concessions open all night. All ages/ 21+ with ID to drink.
All proceeds go to APRIL FOOLS & TEATRO LUNA
Additional Links: http://aprilfoolschicago.