The nonprofit Artemis Singers, www.artemissingers.org, Chicago’s lesbian feminist chorus, presents Rise Up! concert of progressive music Saturday, Jan. 13, with guest artist Melanie DeMore and students from Evanston Township High School at 7:00 p.m. at ETHS.
The program features songs which identify inequities in society and offer solutions. Suggested concert donation $15-$25. DeMore, an Oakland, California vocal activist and choral conductor, will also lead a vocal music workshop, Using Your Voice for Change, at ETHS, Jan. 13, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Open to the public, the workshop will show people how they can use their voices to express themselves.
Singer-songwriter DeMore has performed on stage with Pete Seeger, Odetta, Richie Havens, Judy Collins and Laura Nyro, among others. Suggested workshop donation $20-$25. Combined workshop and concert suggested donation $30-$40. Both concert and workshop are accessible. Tickets are available online or call (773) 764-4465 for more information.
The “Rise Up” concert will be held in the ETHS Upstairs Theater. The Using Your Voice for Change workshop will be held in Room A252, located one floor directly below the theater. Parking is available in ETHS parking Lot 2, located on the west side of the building. Enter the building at Door #2 on the west side. Artemis Singers is a 501c3 organization.