Czarina Mirani (aka Czboogie) was originally a professional actress and dancer for most of her life with a serious love affair for House.  In 2005 she launched 5 Magazine, North America's only publication dedicated exclusively to underground House music. She has interviewed and worked with almost all of the House community's biggest stars and continues to push for the next generation of talent.

 

Czboogie's style of sexy Disco-infused House music has made her an in demand DJ all over Chicago, in cities around the U.S. as well as in Asia. She has had DJ residencies at Smartbar (Chicago's number one club for electronic music), Evil Olive, Grandbar, Hydrate, 3 Degrees at Primary, Circuit, Crocodile, Uptown Lounge, Cocktail, Drop Chicago, and with the legendary Boom Boom Room (the longest running House night in the world.) One of the highlights was her Nu-Breed Residency with world-class House legends Cajmere and Chez Damier at Smartbar.

 

Czboogie has played alongside some of her favorite DJs such as Kerri Chandler, Dennis Ferrer, Derrick Carter, Cajmere, Joey Negro, Osunalde, Chez Damier, Karizma, Spen, Mark Farina, Timmy Regisford, Miguel Migs and Gene Farris.

 

She is also part of the DJ collective The Untouchables with Farley Jackmaster Funk, Paul Johnson and Gene Hunt, 3 Degrees Global the Strictly 90s crews.

 

Aside from being the Publisher and Editor-In-Chief, she also does 5 Magazine radio shows and podcasts. She currently is doing ‘Cz’s Boogie’ which won New City’s ‘Best House Music Podcast’ as well as the ‘Conversations’ podcast where she interviews some of the most prominent names in the dance music field.

 

Loving all aspects of the House world Czboogie promotes several events in Chicago and has her own dance company (Fivestarboogie Productions) with dance performances and classes throughout the city. Her House dancing classes have been named by the Chicago Reader as the ‘best dance class in the city.’

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