The Monologues of My Hips

Carver Military Academy Auditorium

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In a Nutshell

Choreography and monologues weave together in an evening examining body image and celebrating women

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Promotional value expires May 16, 2015. Limit 8 per person. Redeem on day of event for a ticket at venue box office. Must show valid ID matching name on Groupon at venue. Refundable only on day of purchase. Must redeem together to sit together. Discount reflects Lanita Joseph Dance & Cultural Center's current ticket prices-price may differ on day of the event. Doors open 30-minutes before showtime. For ADA seating, call box office promptly upon receipt of voucher - availability is limited. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

  • $25 for one VIP ticket to Lanita Joseph Dance & Cultural Center presents “The Monologues of My Hips” (up to $43.19 value)
  • When: Saturday, May 16, at 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Carver Military Academy Auditorium
  • Door time: 7 p.m.
  • Ticket values include all fees.

VIP ticket includes appetizers and wine.

Lanita Joseph Dance & Cultural Center presents “The Monologues of My Hips”

In “The Monologues of My Hips,” dance and spoken-word performances blend together in an exploration—and challenge—of society’s beauty standards for women. The plot follows a young, plus-size dancer trying to lose weight, incorporating choreography, poetry, and plenty of warm humor along the way. Ultimately, the show aims to celebrate the diversity of all bodies. A portion of the event’s proceeds will benefit Local-Motions Performing Arts Organization, a non-profit group that teaches dance, vocal performance, theater, and fine arts to school-age children in Chicago.

LaNita Joseph Dance & Cultural Center

LaNita Joseph is an advocate for women, children, minorities, and the LGBTQ community. The method of her advocacy: empowering people to express themselves through dance, the performing arts, and poetry. Through free dance programs, as well as outreach, the nonprofit explores issues such as self-esteem, body image, and bullying, all while inspiring audiences and imparting performers not only with an outlet but also with a valuable skill.

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    Carver Military Academy Auditorium

    13100 S Doty Ave.

    Chicago, IL 60827

    +17738073546

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