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  • Chicago's Joffrey Ballet commissions new 'Nutcracker'

    Chicago's Joffrey Ballet plans to debut a new version of "The Nutcracker" in 2016. Robert Joffrey created the company's version of "The Nutcracker" in 1987 and it has run annually in Chicago for nearly 30 years. The ballet said Tuesday that is has...
  • Rio samba school goes green in reused, recycled costumes

    With their formations of spandex-clad samba dancers, fruit-topped drummers in Carmen Miranda headgear and legions of ladies swathed in reams of lace, the Petizes da Penha samba group is almost indistinguishable from the others parading down Rio de...
  • Grande shines as singer, falls short as dancer at halftime

    Ariana Grande's NBA All-Star performance wasn't a slam dunk, but more like a layup: It was good, but you won't remember it tomorrow. Grande's 11-minute halftime set on Sunday highlighted the pop-star year the singer's had on the charts: She sang the four...
  • Prince performs Valentine's Day set for star-studded crowd

    Prince woke up early Saturday to share some love and hits on Valentine's Day to a crowd that included Michael Jordan and Chris Rock. The pop icon performed an early morning concert to a star-studded audience: Questlove, Rosario Dawson, Nas and Queen...
  • Temple Solel to honor cantor

    Temple Solel to honor cantor
    Cantor Israel Rosen of Temple Solel in Hollywood will be honored for his 30 years at the congregation with a Mediterranean brunch and shuk on Feb. 22. "For the last thirty years, Cantor Rosen has touched hearts for his enthusiasm and innovative...
  • More allegations surface in Newport News Industrial Corp. race discrimination case

    More allegations surface in Newport News Industrial Corp. race discrimination case
    More than two dozen current and former workers have been added to a race discrimination lawsuit against Newport News Industrial Corp. The original lawsuit, filed by eight workers in September, contends that workers at the company — a division of...
  • Burb's Eye View: Mural helps light up tribute to 'Torch'

    Burb's Eye View: Mural helps light up tribute to 'Torch'
    For a few hours on Feb. 8, much of the L.A. swing scene descended on Joe’s Great American Bar and Grill on Magnolia Boulevard, paying tribute to the ding-dong daddy who kept that place bumpin.’ Every slap bass in L.A. County seemed to take...
  • Final Robert Joffrey-created 'Nutcracker' for 2015-16 season

    Final Robert Joffrey-created 'Nutcracker' for 2015-16 season
    The Joffrey Ballet announced Tuesday that it has commissioned a new "Nutcracker" from choreographer Christopher Wheeldon, which will have its world premiere in Chicago in Dec. 2016 as part of the company's 60th anniversary season. Robert Joffrey's...
  • Valentine's Day Dance had seniors gliding across the dance floor

    Valentine's Day Dance had seniors gliding across the dance floor
    Hearts and feet fluttered Feb. 13 at the Oak Park Arms Ballroom, where dancers from across the Chicago region convened for the Arms' annual Valentine's Day Dance. The dance this year was co-sponsored by the family of Emil Kost in his memory — a...
  • Festival of Gospel Choirs opens at The Glen

    The Methodist Hospital Foundation is hosting a vendor craft bazaar from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at the Northlake campus, 600 Grant St. in the South pavilion. For more information contact Maria Diaz, (219) 886-4468, or Emma Greenwood, (219) 742-6467. The...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars': Mark Ballas returns

    Derek Hough will be in New York performing. Cheryl Burke has moved over to NBC. Karina Smirnoff won't be in the mix, either. But the 20th season of "Dancing With the Stars" will offer Mark Ballas, Tony Dovolani, Peta Murgatroyd and Witney Carson....