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Ramonski Luv has been on radio over 29 years. He began his career as a morning producer for several radio hosts, including, Doug Banks. Ramonski was the first Chicago radio personality to embrace and take Hip-Hop to the next level, when he hosted Chicago’s first rap show, “Rap Down”. This show was the first of its kind and it opened many doors for Chicago artists and many more. Now he is the host of the “The Real Show”, with his partner Joe Soto which can be heard Monday-Friday from 6pm-9pm on V103.
Ramonski has enjoyed the many opportunities that he’s been given during his career thus far at V103, and the many partnerships he’s developed over the years. Some of those partners include various automotive dealers, for whom he's done television commercials and radio ads. He has also done promotions for Nike, Reebok, and AND 1 where he emceed the AND 1 Mix Tape Tour basketball game, which was held in Chicago. The event was a huge success and a great amount of credit went to Ramonski for displaying his creativity and professionalism. His unique style and charisma has made him one of the most marketable radio personalities in the Chicago area, and paved the way for his work with such companies as Heineken, Budweiser and Captain’s Morgan Rum. He has hosted many after-work events and promotions on behalf of these companies but realizing the importance of working with corporate partners Ramonski has always tried to remain as diversified as possible. The following companies show how diversified he has been throughout his career: CEDA, McDonalds, Pizza Hut, Dunkin Donuts, Burrell Advertising, R.J. Dale Advertising, Jewel, State Farm and Honey Baked Ham. Throughout his storied career, Ramonski has always kept his finger on the pulse of what’s going on in the community.
He has worked with and supported many programs involving students. In 2006, he hosted his first “Back to School is Cool – Say No to Drugs & Yes to Education” promotion. Having participated in numerous speaking engagements for elementary and high school students Ramonski may not know how much of an impact his presents has made directly on the students but he does know the importance of being a positive role model. In 2010, he and his wife started a not for profit foundation, Four Rivers, Inc. (501c3). When not working for a change Ski is a proud and faithful member of Solomon’s Kingdom. It’s late pastor, Prophet Joseph Bailey remains an inspiration to him. He is also a loving and dedicated husband and a father of 4 girls. Ramonski says that “ I Am that I Am, God is able in spite of what you are going through in your life, if you change the way you think, you can change your life. P.U.S.H pray until something happens".
Coming to Chicago October 9, 2012
NATIONAL CASTING CALL
CHICAGO, IL- Have you ever dreamed of running away with the circus?
National playwright and talent scout, Angela Barrow-Dunlap and Founder of Brand Rally, Allison Jordan is looking to discover the next SOUL STARS in Chicago to become hosts of the most interactive circus in the world!
The Scouts and Crew will be in Chicago on October 9, 2012. They will be looking for all professional caliber comedic actors, mimes and dancers. Strong improvisational skills are a must for all auditionees. Dancers must possess a strong technical aptitude in Ballet, Modern Dance and Contemporary dance styles and must possess strong dramatic stage presence. Male and female talents of all ethnicities are strongly encouraged to attend.
DATE: October 9, 2012 –DANCERS ONLY/TIME: 10am- 2pm:
Looking for Dancers and Dancer groups (All genres)
DATE: October 9, 2012/TIME: 4pm-8pm:
Looking for Mime troops or individuals
Looking for Improv Groups
Looking for Comedians and Comedic Actors
The Castingll Ca will take place under the Big Top Tent: Washington Park 5531 S. Martin Luther King Dr. Chicago, IL 60637.
UniverSoul Circus is a big top thrill-ride infused with an unparalleled global mix of circus artistry, music, dance and style – all inspired by reflections of the world around US. The UniverSoul Circus 2012 production entitled “US” – featuring Shaolin Kung Fu acrobats from China, bone-breaking contortionists with hop-hop flair from Guinea, and hilarious acrobatic comedy from South Africa – will be performing from Sept. 19 to Oct. 21 at Washington Park in Chicago. UniverSoul Circus is sponsored in Chicago by the Black McDonald’s Operators Association.
INFORMATION ABOUT THE SHOW:
“At UniverSoul Circus, we’re one big happy family – and that includes our fans,” said Founder and President Cedric Walker. “Without you, there is no US. This year’s production titled simply, yet profoundly, “US” – includes 14 outstanding acts from Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas – all coming together to create an unforgettable global experience. ”
US 2012 Tour
The UniverSoul Circus 2012 North American tour of “US” kicked off in January in Tampa followed by Miami, Atlanta, and a host of other cities along the East Coast and Mid West including New York City, Washington, D.C., St. Louis, Dallas, Memphis and Detroit before heading to Chicago. The international cast includes 80 world-class acrobats, contortionists, aerialists, martial artists, dancers, comedians, clowns, zebras, llamas, giraffes, tigers, horses and elephants.
2012 List of Acts
Improv Comedy Troupe USA
Zeke – Co Host USA
Onionhead the Clown USA
Caribbean Dance Trinidad & Tobago
Acrobatic Hip Hop Contortion Guinea, South Africa & USA
Acrobatic Kung Fu China
Mixed Animal Act USA
Comedy Bench Act South Africa
Russian Swing Belarus
Cossack Horse Act Russia and Guinea
Aerial Duet France and Brazil
Hip Hop Dancers USA
WHEN: September 19-October 21, 2012
WHERE: Washington Park
TICKETS: Tickets, ranging from $15 to $31 will be available via Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com and 1-800-745-3000. Children under 1 are FREE.
Wednesday, Sept. 19 @11:00 a.m. and 7:30 a.m.
Tuesdays thru Fridays @ 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Saturdays @ 12 noon, 4:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sundays @ 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
About UniverSoul Circus
UniverSoul is a highly interactive combination of circus arts, theater, and music that spans genres including Pop, Classic R&B, Latin, Hip Hop, Jazz and Gospel. It embraces and celebrates the unique and familiar aspects of pop culture globally by bringing them center stage with a cast of international performers. UniverSoul Circus is rated as one of the top three circuses in America along with Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey and Cirque du Soleil. UniverSoul’s fresh approach to family friendly live entertainment has garnered it a coveted spot as one of Ticketmaster’s top ten most requested family events, along with other shows including Sesame Street Live, Disney on Ice, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular. The circus was founded in Atlanta by concert and theatre promoter, Cedric Walker. Now in its 19th year, the circus will perform over 500 shows in 28 major markets.