Raks Geek: Starspace Fighter (Bellydance + Fire) · Hosted by Raks Geek

Event Information

Date & Time:Fri, 06/16/2017 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Ticket Price:$19.00-$39.00 Ages 21+
Info:

BELLYDANCE AND FIRE MEET SCIENCE FICTION! Fight hate, support computer science in Chicago Public schools, and join bellydancing Wookiees, firespinning warriors, and hooping Borg for an unforgettable night of nerdiness and dancing! We'll even have specially-crafted geek cocktails (because who doesn't want to drink Romulan Ale?)! Raks Geek presents a brand-new show inspired by science fiction like Dune, Star Trek, Star Wars, and Firefly that will knock your socks off and do good at the same time.

"Sci-fi seduction." - The Daily Mail

FRIDAY, JUNE 16 at 8:00pm (doors at 7:30pm)
Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway
Tickets: $19-$39
Ages 21+

GET YOUR TICKETS NOW: http://raksgeek.com/june

** A portion of proceeds from this show will go to Lane Tech Computer Science to support students and teachers in Chicago Public Schools. **

A Time Out Chicago Critics' Pick, Raks Geek is the premiere bellydance, flow arts, and fire company by geeks for geeks - they broke the internet's collective brain with a viral video of a Wookiee bellydancing to a four-piece Klingon band playing an original song in Shyriiwook. Raks Geek is based in Chicago, but they've made waves nationally and internationally on MSN, The Daily Mail, and UK Channel 4 TV through their commitment to blend a high degree of artistic and technical mastery with fun, creativity, and themes from nerd culture. The dancers and firespinners of Raks Geek have performed everywhere from Spain to Argentina and dance for hundreds of people every week, but they're also lifelong geeks who bring a love and expertise in science fiction, video games, technology, research science, and comics.

Preshow: Arrive at 7:30pm to demo the new indie video game The Day We Fought Space from Tursiops Truncatus Studios!

** The first 80 attendees will get free swag bags filled with awesome goodies! **

Performers:
- Dawn Xiana Moon, founder/director
- Michi Trota, firespinning
- Kamrah Raqs, bellydance
- Gaea Lady, firespinning
- Tank Tana Karo, circus arts
- Matt Porubcansky, emcee

Crew:
- Nikki Marquardt, stage manager
- Loki Deadman
- Amancay C. T. Kugler

Tickets:http://raksgeek.com/

Venue Information

Name:Uptown Underground
Address:4707 N Broadway, Chicago, Illinois 60640
Website:http://www.uptownunderground.net/
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