Jan 20th 2017

On inauguration night, join us at High Concept Labs for The Anti-Inauguration: An Emergency Cabaret, featuring performances that energize and prep us for surviving the Trump presidency.

Writers, singers, illusionists, composers, performance artists, filmmakers and comedians share their work and how they’re preparing for the new administration in a cabaret setting.

Participating artists include: Jeanette Andrews; Alexa Græ; Joshua Kent; The Laboratory for the Development of Substitute Material; Derek McPhatter; Elaine Phillips; Mitsu Salmon; with films by Ginger Krebs/Sara Zalek/Eugene Sun Park; Benjamin Rosenthal.

Tickets: $10. Beverages and snacks provided.

Curated/Produced by Cynthia Bond in association with High Concept Labs.

High Concept Labs (HCL) supports artists and facilitates dialogue between artists, audiences, and staff. This increases access and transparency to the artistic process and fosters transformational experiences in an environment of experimentation and discovery.

HCL is supported in part by the generosity of The National Endowment for the Arts, The Chicago Community Trust, The MacArthur Funds for Arts and Culture at The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, The Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, The Chicago Dancemakers Forum, The Martha Struthers Farley and Donald C. Farley, Jr. Family Foundation, N.A., The Norwottock Charitable Trust, The Samuel J. Baskin Charitable Trust, Mana Contemporary Chicago, and individual donors.

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