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Sunday: John Cage's Musicircus

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The Chicago Composers' Forum presents Musicircus this Sunday, a four-hour performance piece featuring hundreds of performers of many different genres, each one doing their act simultaneously, as specified by composer John Cage when he first put together a Musicircus performance at the University of Illinois in 1967.

From the official description, it's hard glean any more specific information about what this is all about, but the event has an entire philosophy behind it and it's all written there. Considering that it was advertised at this summer's Printer's Ball, which was busted by the police, it should prove to be a fun event.

The event runs from 12:00 to 4:00 PM at the Chicago Cultural Center, and the event is free and open to the public. Chicago Cultural Center: 78 E. Washington St. 773.418.0119 See the Musicircus Website for more (vague but intriguing) details.

 
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