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Upcoming Performances

Raks Inferno: Fire + Flow Arts + Bellydance at Uptown Underground: First Thursdays at 7:30pm

Raks Inferno

First Thursdays at 7:30pm: Aug. 2, Sept. 6, Oct. 4 (doors at 7pm)

Uptown Underground
4707 N. Broadway | Chicago, IL 60640
Tickets: $25-$39
Ages 21+

"When sexy meets dangerous, it’s badass.” Join Raks Inferno for unique shows every month featuring firespinners, bellydancers, and object manipulators who have performed around the world, dazzling and inspiring audiences from Germany to Morocco, Costa Rica to the Czech Republic! We won't nerd out this show, but we will amaze you with badass bellydance and fire!

Our August show is an immigration protest and fundraiser. Proceeds will be donated to the Chicago-based Young Center, which fights for the rights of immigrant children.

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Raks Geek has performed at venues including the University of Chicago, Gen Con, Wizard World Chicago, Uptown Underground, Sidewalk Festival of Performing Arts, Mayne Stage, Chi-Fi, Viaduct Theatre, Prop Thtr, Chicago TARDIS, Public House Theatre, and Kenosha Public Library. Our bellydancers and flow artists/firespinners have also performed at venues including the The Field Museum, Untitled, Tribal Fest (Sebastopol, CA), Metro, Alhambra Palace, University of Illinois - Chicago, International Festival of Oriental Dance (Spain), Atomic Lollipop (Canada), Chicago Full Moon Fire Jam, Envision Festival (Costa Rica), and Bellydance Evolution (Germany) as soloists and with other performance companies.