Diversions: 4 picks for June 28-July 5
Updated: June 29, 2012 12:08PM
1. Emmy Award-winning dance company Jump Rhythm Jazz Project will present an evening of dance premieres, under the artistic direction of company founder and choreographer Billy Siegenfeld, at 8 p.m. June 29-30 at Northwestern University’s Josephine Louis Theater, 20 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston. Tickets are $25; $22 for senior citizens; $10 for full-time students. Call (847) 491-7282 or visit www.tic.northwestern.edu.
2. Lincolnwood Chamber Orchestra presents “Bulgarian and American Music” at 7 p.m. June 30 at Gorilla Tango’s Skokie Theatre, 7924 Lincoln Ave. Skokie. The program includes works by Marin Golimenov, Dimitar Nenov, Georgi Zlatev-Cherkin, John Williams and Aaron Copland. Philip Simmons conducts, with violin soloist Kamen Vatchev. Tickets are $15. Call (773) 598-4549 or visit www.gorillatango.com.
3. The Visiting Artists Program will hold its annual fundraiser, “Sunday in the Park,” from 1-4 p.m. July 1 in a garden at 1810 Saunders Road, Riverwoods. The event features wine and beer tastings, hors d’oeuvres, and an exhibit of works by Lake County artists. Tickets are $20. Proceeds will benefit the organization’s art programs for school-age children in Lake County. For information, call (847) 668-8016.
4. “Frances Willard and Evanston’s Revolutionary Women: A Walking Tour of Their Extraordinary Legacy,” 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. July 1, starting at Frances Willard House Museum,1730 Chicago Ave., Evanston. Tickets are $10. After the walking tour, the Frances Willard House Museum will be open for tours at no extra cost. Advanced reservations encouraged; same-day registration welcome. Reservations accepted by e-mail only at firstname.lastname@example.org.