| Mar 5, 2012
| 2:58 PM
The Auditorium Theatre (50 E. Congress Pkwy.) is readying a mix of dance, jazz and cabaret offerings for its 2012-13 season, one that will include a production celebrating Cuban art and uniting River North Dance Chicago and the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic....
| Jul 29, 2011
| 11:00 AM
A vast national audience rooted for Precious, the heroine of the film of that name and of Sapphire's novel "Push," as she learned to read with a dedicated teacher's help. Profoundly abused, obese, barely literate and HIV-infected, Precious set about...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 9:32 AM
Dance companies see winter coming long before the rest of us. Many of their performance dates have been booked since May, and their season brochures have long since gone to the printers for distribution to potential subscribers.
The Washington Ballet was...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 9:19 AM
Someone once said that ballet and modern dance would merge when a contemporary dancer donned toe shoes and ballerinas went barefoot. Well, that did happen in an Alvin Ailey piece years ago, and it was evident again last week in the dance kickoff of...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 5:37 AM
MOVIES OPENING (Friday)
I Don’t Know How She Does It
The Lion King 3-D
Anderson (talk-show premiere; syndicated)
Monday Night Football: New England at Miami (season premiere; 7 p.m.; ESPN)
| Nov 18, 2011
| 11:15 AM
The National Edowment for the Arts announced 863 grant recipients comprised of organizations and individual writers across the country. The awards total $22.543 million, encompass 15 artistic disciplines and fields, and support projects in 47 states,...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 8:38 AM
Laurence Fishburne of "Mitch Albom's Have a Little Faith" on ABC
Q: "Mitch Albom's Have a Little Faith," in which you play a real-life felon-turned-minister, is grittier than many Hallmark Hall of Fame projects. Did you find it that way when you first...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 7:09 AM
Cat's looking even more beautiful than usual (which I didn't think was possible) as she welcomes us to tonight's episode with 16 dancers still left in the competition.
The opening number has all the dancers dressed like Charlie Chaplin's Little Tramp and...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 3:10 PM
Dust off the tuxedos, pull out the pearls and get ready to celebrate a new dance season with anniversaries, reunions, holiday performances and a masked ball here in Howard County.
Around this time of year, Kathi Ferguson puts on a seasonal dance show for...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 7:23 PM
By now, the title isn't even a question: Yes, Tiffany Maher can dance.
Maher, of Plantation, moved into the finals of the Fox TV show "So You Think You Can Dance" Wednesday night, as her mother and sister watched live in Los Angeles and her father...
| May 19, 2012
Gifted with a mother's second sight, Catherine Johnson knew her daughter Jacqueline Green better than the child knew herself.
In 2004, the eighth-grader insisted she had absolutely zero desire to study dance. "Oh, Mom," she said, rolling her eyes. "Why...