Dec 15th 2019

Free for kids! Featuring musical guests The Right Now & Local Motive!

Boogie on down to Wicker Park and dance on our cable access TV show for kids of all ages. Rock out in the El Train line, shimmy, shake, and see you there. You will be live broadcasted on Facebook! Enjoy delicious food before or after the show with adult and kiddie beverages available. $5 dance party for adults, free for kids. Wear a costume, be yourself, have fun.

In partnership with Hope For The Day, there will be a self-care fair as well where attendees will have the opportunity to see what’s available in their community to take care of ourselves.

Stay tuned. Self-Care Fair featured vendors and partner organizations to be announced…


Kids of all ages – join us for a free TV taping of Chic-A-Go-Go in the Chop Shop’s music venue. Join veteran hosts Miss Mia and her puppet pal Ratso for dancing, jokes, and family fun.

Since its 1996 debut, CHIC-A-GO-GO has been one of the most original and entertaining programs on Chicago television and one of the most popular shows in Chicago Access Network (CAN-TV) history. Drawing from legendary dance programs like Soul Train and American Bandstand, as well as Chicago’s own 1960s classic Kiddie-A-Go-Go, Chic-A-Go-Go combines classic TV entertainment with an original, quirky style. Unlike its dance show predecessors, Chic-A-Go-Go takes advantage of its non-commercial home on CAN-TV to create a diverse TV world that does not have to focus on a single demographic. People of all ages and backgrounds — linked by their love of music — dance together in harmony on the Chic-A-Go-Go set. Admission is free for all, and during the event the bar will be serving non-alcoholic cocktails for kids (as well as regular ones for adults). Dancers are welcome to fuel up before or after the taping on Chop Shop’s delicious food offerings.

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