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  • 2/9 Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago

    2/9 Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago
    Expanding jazz dance boundaries Evanston-based Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago captivates audiences worldwide with dynamic performances and the diversity and wide appeal of its repertoire. Continually expanding the boundaries of jazz dance while diversifying...
  • Alvin Ailey's legacy has been kept, and expanded

    Alvin Ailey's legacy has been kept, and expanded
    Judith Jamison can recall vividly the April 1989 lunch in St. Louis when Alvin Ailey designated her his artistic heir. "He said, 'I'm not doing well; you know I'm sick, and I'd like you to take over the company.' I said, 'Sure, of course, Alvin.' "That...
  • Fall Arts Preview: Local Motion

    In the early and mid-20th century, Connecticut had the whole avant-garde dance thing down cold. The state’s lush lawns seemed to grow modern dancers like daisies. Major innovators like Paul Taylor flourished in places like New London, where...
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance': Top 10 revealed

     
    The night starts with an ultra-cool hip-hop routine choreographed by Tabitha and Napoleon D'umo to Ne-Yo's 'Closer.' The dancers are all dressed in these funky red running suits that glow in the dark. They move as one. There is a......
  • Obamas to honor dancer Judith Jamison at White House celebration

     
    During their time in the White House, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama have held events celebrating classical music, jazz, country music and Broadway. Now it's the dance world's turn to get its moment in the executive spotlight.......
  • Social media wrap: Michelle Obama's White House song and dance

     
    First Lady launches the first in a series of dance parties in the East Room of the White House as the Democrats get in line for the whole kabuki: The November mid-terms....
  • Monster Mash: Egypt to try museum officials in Van Gogh case; Judith Jamison to receive White House honor

     
    Heading to court: Egypt will try 11 people -- including museum officials and security guards -- in connection with the recent theft of a Vincent van Gogh painting from a Cairo museum. (Bloomberg) Top honor: Judith Jamison, the head of......
  • Michelle Obama praises Judith Jamison at White House ceremony

     
    In case you missed the live webstream of Tuesday's White House ceremony honoring dance and ballet, the presidential staff has posted the entire hour-long event on YouTube. (You can watch the event in its entirety in the video above.) The......
  • Live review: 'Peaches Christ Superstar' at the Orpheum Theatre

     
    "Don'tcha think it's rather funny / I should be in this position," the Canadian singer-rapper-performance artist Peaches sang halfway through the first act of "Peaches Christ Superstar," her surprisingly faithful one-woman (plus remarkable pianist)...
  • Is Sarah Palin Blowing Off Oprah?

     
    No go, O. A feud! A feud! Goody, goody. It looks like we've got a brand new feud. Here's the latest: Oprah was in NYC at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre last night, where she hosted the 50th......
  • Obama, Congress: Stimulus dance

     
    by Mark Silva They could have danced all night - the Alvin Ailey dance company, that is - at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, where the Obama family, the president, the first lady and their two daughters, spent......