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  • Elgin nonprofits get helping hand from Fox Trot

    Elgin nonprofits get helping hand from Fox Trot
    Area nonprofits are well represented in the list of 25 organizations benefiting from the Elgin Valley Fox Trot's Walk for a Cause. The 2-mile walk starts at the corner of Kimball and Douglas Avenues and continues through a downtown on a circular route,...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, May 24 'Godspell' Silhouette Stages presents the musical "Godspell" at 3 p.m. at Slayton House, 10400 Cross Fox Lane. The show will include modernized versions of the 1971 score, including the hit song "Day by Day." Tickets are $17-$20....
  • Florida Grand Opera reveals 2015-2016 season

    Florida Grand Opera reveals 2015-2016 season
    Florida Grand Opera announced a diverse spate of titles for its 2015-2016 season, including Gioachino Rossini's "Il Barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)," Vincenzo Bellini's "Norma," Mieczyslaw Weinberg's "The Passenger" and Gaetano Donizetti's...
  • 'Cinderella' a fun introduction to ballet

    'Cinderella' a fun introduction to ballet
    A favorite children's story can get new audiences to appreciate ballet. "A family is more likely to see 'Cinderella' and then say, 'Wow. We like ballet.' That's the biggest satisfaction for me," said Ken Von Heidecke, founder and director of Von...
  • 91-year-old ballerina still dancing 'because she can'

    Folks who know Alice Modine thought it was remarkable that she was still taking ballet and yoga lessons almost daily at 88, and she could still do a split. She just turned 91 and she's still at it, leaving Boca Ballet Theatre to claim they have the...
  • What's happening in Annapolis, Baltimore, D.C. and at the beach

    City Annapolis, first block of West Street. •One of Annapolis' most popular street festivals, the First Sunday Arts Festival, will be held June 7. The first block of West Street, from Church Circle to Calvert Street, is closed to traffic from...
  • The most basic language, dance, brings out the unutterable

    The most basic language, dance, brings out the unutterable
    For eons societies around the world have used dance to express feelings and to help people heal. Those concepts are embodied in contemporary dance/movement therapy that was founded as a profession in the 1940s. Trained professionals in the field have a...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' winner is Rumer Willis

    'Dancing With the Stars' winner is Rumer Willis
    Rumer Willis, the most technically proficient of the three finalists on this season’s “Dancing With the Stars,” took the coveted gold mirror ball trophy on Tuesday night. With the announcement at the end of the two-hour show, capping...
  • Six things you need to know about the Freddy Awards

    Six things you need to know about the Freddy Awards
    It's showtime. After a winter of high school musicals, it's time for the Freddy winners to be announced. Dieruff and Parkland lead going into the 13th annual ceremony. Here's are six things you need to know: What: Thirty high schools compete in...
  • Honoring Barrington Youth Dance Ensemble's commitment to excellence

    In the last column I promised some further news about Barrington Youth Dance Ensemble, which will give two performances of The Sleeping Beauty ballet at Barrington High School on June 12 and 13. Beginning in 2004, Patricia Whitmore was BYDE's theatrical...
  • Irish Fest jump-starts festival season

    Irish Fest jump-starts festival season
    To truly appreciate Gaelic Park Irish Fest, you have to understand some of the components of Irish culture: dancing, music, drama and conversation. Or you just have to like having a good time. Some 25,000 people attended last year's festivities at the...