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As part of the Chicago International Music and Movies Festival, Fulcrum Point New Music Project brings you a multimedia feast for the senses featuring outrageous videos and a 7 piece funk band playing wild mashups of documentary films and provocative interviews. Dutch avant-pop artist Jacob TV’s punchy, social-political music videos, riffing on rap, machismo, and violence are the perfect foil to the suave, award-winning scores of Hong Kong filmmaker/pop-star Teddy Robin Kwan. Kwan’s theme songs will be sung by winners of the “Chicago’s Got Cantonese Talent” singing competition. The music of Kwan and Jacob TV are complemented by Valerie Coleman’s work for video, flute, and percussion, “Hair, Cloth, and Thread,” a six movement piece based on artwork by Sonya Clark exploring cultural themes of African American hair, the textile industry, history, and memory.


The concert program:

“Close Fight”

“I Was Like, Wow!”

“Grab it!”

By Jacob TV


“Hair, Cloth and Thread “ by Valerie Coleman
Midwest Premiere, featuring Jennie Oh Brown, flute;  Peter Ferry, percussion


“City of Fire” 

“Cops and Robbers”

“Til Death Do We Scare”

By Teddy Robin Kwan



Jeremy Ruthrauff, sax

Steve Roberts, guitar

Michael Keefe, keyboard

Christian Dillingham, bass

Jennie Oh Brown, flute

Peter Ferry, percussion


Catch the award-winning scores by Teddy Robin Kwan again at Asian-Pop Up Cinema’s award night, featuring Fulcrum Point.

Location: 1st Ward Events/ The Chop Shop


1st Ward Events/ The Chop Shop
2033 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60647

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