Over the past several years there have been many a panel discussion on the evolution of House music, and it’s always fascinating to see the symbiosis created by the cast’s chemistry.

This particular combination should be more than fascinating, as it bridges both the first generation of House music’s foundation to the second wave that continued its strong legacy in Chicago.

On Friday November 11th as part of the Chicago Humanities Festival’s 27th annual Fallfest, they bring together Robert Williams (Warehouse and Music Box owner and the man credited for having brought Frankie Knuckles to Chicago), Techno and House Producer/DJ Green Velvet aka Cajmere and 5 Magazine Editor-in-Chief Czarina Mirani as moderator.

“Fallfest/16: Speed” runs from October 29th through November 12th and will showcase more than 100 events from prominent authors, artists, historians, scientists and cultural commentators ranging from journalist/activist Dan Savage, comedian/tv host Trevor Noah and Pulitzer Prize winning New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd.

The Chicago House Music talk will be held at the Gallery Guichard (436 E 47th Street) on Friday November 11th from 8:30-10pm. It’s $10 for members, $5 for students and teachers and $12 for the general public.

The full line-up for Fallfest/16: Speed is available at tickets.chicagohumanities.org.



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