"Carlo, Keep Swingin": Film screening with discussion and live music

Aug 26, 2017 7:00 PM | DANK HAUS German American Cultural Center | 4740 North Western Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625

Carlo, keep swingin' Enlarge image (© Elizabeth Ok) In 1952, with much of the city still in ruins, the jazz trumpeter Carlo Böhlander founded a new club in Frankfurt am Main, the "Domicile du Jazz" - known today as the Jazzkeller. In her documentary "Carlo - Keep Swingin'," German filmmaker Elizabeth Ok brings the man, the moment, and the music to life

DANK Haus German American Cultural Center will host a special screening of the film on August 26 at 7:00 pm. Ms. Ok will be in attendence for discussion and audience Q&A, and the Thomas Gunther Trio will perform music from the period. The event is organized by the Consulate General.

Admission is free, with snacks and drinks available for purchase.
Free parking in the MB Financial Bank lot (entrance on Western and Gunnison) after 6 pm.

For more information, visit https://dankhaus.com/event-2624786