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Ella, Billie, and the Femme Fatales of Jazz
Thursday, March 27
Museum Members $35; Public $40 Buy tickets
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The Rose Colella Trio salutes Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, and the femme fatales who conquered the jazz genre. Signature songs like “A Tisket, A Tasket” will be performed by popular Chicago vocalist Rose Colella, whose grandmother was a friend of Ella Fitzgerald.
Regularly seen at The Jazz Showcase & The Green Mill, the Rose Colella Trio also performs at Lawry’s and Hemingway’s Bistro. Rose also teaches jazz master classes at Northwestern University & Roosevelt University, as well as being the Director of Jazz at The School of Performing Arts & Jazz Voice Instructor at The Chicago Academy for the Arts.
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for guests wishing to visit the Museum.
Please note that in exchange for your reservation and/or ticket, you have authorized the Driehaus Museum to photograph, record, film, video tape, or otherwise use your likeness, performance, image, and/or voice for use in general and/or program-related Driehaus Museum promotional materials. If for any reason, you do not wish to be photographed, please provide your name(s) at registration that evening.
Book Club: The Picture of Dorian Gray
Saturday, October 11
Discuss Gilded Age fiction, biography, and history with the authors and historians. Join us for a lively discussion of Oscar Wilde’s only published novel. Read more
Gypsy Jazz: Swing Gitan
Friday, October 17
Back by popular demand! Chicago's premiere gypsy-jazz band, Swing Gitan, led by Alfonso Ponticello returns to the Museum for an evening of foot-tappin' swing played on acoustic instruments in the 1930's-style music of guitarist Django Reinhardt. Read more
Nickerson Lecture: Gardens for a Beautiful America
Thursday, October 30
Gilded Age industrialism brought a new prosperity, but at the price of once pristine forests, rivers, and blue skies, devastated by continental railroad building and factory pollution. This lecture will explore the work of wealthy women and landscape architects to green America. Read more
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