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  • DANCE REVIEW: 'Sun King' by Elements Contemporary Ballet

    DANCE REVIEW:  'Sun King' by Elements Contemporary Ballet
    It's an ingenious idea: Create an evening-length ballet about the progenitor of ballet, Louis XIV, and his most frequent collaborator, composer Jean-Baptiste Lully. And there was a certain magic to Elements Contemporary Ballet's ambitious world-premiere...
  • Valencia College presents annual Choreographers Showcase

    Valencia College presents annual Choreographers Showcase
      Valencia College’s dance department will present its annual Choreographers Showcase at 8 p.m. Nov. 14 and 15. The Choreographers Showcase has become a fall-semester staple at Valencia and is now in its 16th year. Designed to showcase student...
  • SwingTime Ballroom gets people of all ages on their feet

    Ever since television’s “Dancing With the Stars” revived interest in ballroom dance, people of all ages have been putting on their dancing shoes and discovering their inner Fred or Ginger. If you’d like to learn a few smooth moves,...
  • Should the minimum wage apply to the arts?

    Should the minimum wage apply to the arts?
    Outgoing Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has said he wants to push through an increase in the minimum wage for the state of Illinois — from the current $8.25 an hour to $10 an hour — before he leaves office. With certain significant conditions, the...
  • A dance with Daddy: Federal inmates get chance to go to the 'ball'

    MIAMI In a Federal Bureau of Prisons first, inmates serving time in a Miami federal detention center were allowed to dance with their daughters for an afternoon as part of a re-entry program. The theme: There's still time at the ball, still time to take...
  • 'Dancing,' ESPN deliver; ditto 'Voice'

    UPDATED: Disney and NBCUniversal could both point to big ratings wins Monday night. The strong showing for Disney came from ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" with 13.3 million viewers and from ESPN's "Monday Night Football," which featured Philadelphia...
  • REVIEW: 'Oubliette' by Khecari Dance

    REVIEW: 'Oubliette' by Khecari Dance
    Applause seemed a trivial response to an experience as profoundly disturbing as Khecari's "Oubliette," Jonathan Meyer's Beckettian exercise in the elemental and the empathic. Thoughtful, beautifully crafted, it's nevertheless no well-made dance but a...
  • Khecari presents a dance performance in a dungeon

    Khecari presents a dance performance in a dungeon
    To find the latest performance piece by the rising experimental dance company Khecari — "rhymes with 'treachery,'" explains founder Jonathan Meyer — go to West Rogers Park on the Far North Side. Specifically, Indian Boundary Park on Lunt...
  • Towson split-level houses owners' artistic passion

    Towson split-level houses owners' artistic passion
    Fe T. Reyes-Dollete is a pediatrician with more than medicine on her mind and in her life. She is an ardent collector of decorative arts, a traveler and a member of a ballroom dancing group. The Towson home she shares with her husband, Rudy Dollete,...
  • Wick 'Swings!' into 2nd theater season

    Wick 'Swings!' into 2nd theater season
    With Leslie Uggams coming in to do "Mame" and five more musicals through the end of May, The Wick Theatre & Costume Museum kicked off its second season in Boca Raton. "Swing!" burst out of the gate as The Wick's first production, with shows through Nov....
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' recap: America votes, and Tommy Chong is saved

    'Dancing With the Stars' recap: America votes, and Tommy Chong is saved
    Democracy was in full swing in the glitterverse on Monday night for Week 9 of “Dancing With the Stars,” as America’s Choice night put the option of song, dance and wardrobe squarely in the people’s social-media using hands. The...