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  • 'Dancing': Marriage proposal, perfect marks, lots of tears

    The most dramatic moment on Monday’s “Dancing With the Stars” had nothing to do with dance. Iraq War veteran Noah Galloway paused after his first dance to propose to his fiancée, Jamie Boyd. She accepted, and host Tom Bergeron was in...
  • Quincy recruit Kylie Powers stepping up big for Oak Forest

    Quincy recruit Kylie Powers stepping up big for Oak Forest
    To be a ballerina or a batter? Oak Forest senior Kylie Powers had quite the decision to make when she was 10 years old. OK, it wasn't much of a decision. "I had to choose softball," Powers said, smiling. "My mom really liked me in dancing, so I...
  • Best bets for May 14

    Best bets for May 14
    Music Michael Ray: The up-and-coming country singer broke through with such singles as "I Am Who I Am," "If I Knew Then" and "23rd Psalm." Still a singles artist, his latest hits include "Kiss You in the Morning," "Run Away With You" and "Livin' It Up."...
  • Rock in Rio USA is a ball of confusion

    Rock in Rio USA is a ball of confusion
    — Who in their right minds would get married during the debut of a Las Vegas music festival? A few couples took the leap at Rock in Rio USA. The extravaganza closed the first of two weekends Saturday night on a plot of undeveloped real estate next...
  • Letting the good times roll at Louisiana's Cycle Zydeco

    Letting the good times roll at Louisiana's Cycle Zydeco
    Imagine a bike ride where speed doesn't matter and every pedal stroke carries you closer to another helping of Louisiana music, food or drink. I lived that dream at Cycle Zydeco, a 200-mile rolling Cajun culture festival. Po'boys, etouffee and...
  • 'American Idol,' 'Dancing,' 'Voice': This week

    The season finales accelerate as the broadcast networks announce their fall schedules this week. "American Idol," once TV’s hottest series, has cooled off considerably as its 14th season concludes. Clark Beckham, Nick Fradiani and Jax are the...
  • Elementary school does Michelle Obama 'Gimme Five' challenge

    They danced, then they danced some more. The entire student body— about 350 students —and staff at Hillside Elementary School shot video of a choreographed dance routine on Friday, taking part in first lady Michelle Obama's #GimmeFive...
  • Review: 'Coppélia' from Orlando Ballet

     Review: 'Coppélia' from Orlando Ballet
    If good news lifts the spirits, the dancers of Orlando Ballet must have been over the moon Thursday night. They certainly danced like they were on cloud 9. Following the ballet's announcement that all performances next season would feature live...
  • Theater review: 'Peter Pan' from Garden Theatre

     Theater review: 'Peter Pan' from Garden Theatre
    The Garden Theatre has made headlines with its cutting-edge production of "Peter Pan." Traditional scenery has been replaced by digitally projected animation to depict the cozy Darling children's nursery and exotic Neverland. Does the high-tech hype...
  • Speak Out: Unions have lost their purpose

    Speak Out: Unions have lost their purpose
    Unions had a purpose back in the 1920s, but the only thing they do now is increase the prices that we pay for goods and services to the benefit of a small percentage of Illinois workers. When unions push for more money for their members, guess who ends up...
  • Eifman Ballet's 'Up & Down' is up and down

    Eifman Ballet's 'Up & Down' is up and down
    Love him or hate him, Russian choreographer Boris Eifman makes nothing small. Extreme choreography, generally delivered at tantrum levels, is only one factor in the brash narrative ballets he creates. "Up & Down," making its North American debut at...