| Jul 25, 2014
| 11:51 AM
The spirit of summer fun — serious fun, defying expectations — rules "Dance for $9.99/D49." Produced by the Energizer bunny of local dance, the 41-year-old Chicago Moving Company, this second incarnation of the two-day festival again...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 2:55 PM
“This is a dance song,” Arcade Fire anchor Win Butler said Friday night as he introduced the single “We Exist” during the first of two nights at the Forum. He undersold it.
The song, a slinky little disco-influenced number, has...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Doing a normal review of Miley Cyrus' Bangerz tour, which stopped Saturday at Wells Fargo Center, won't work.
Because Bangerz isn't the normal tour.
The hour-and-55-minute show was barely a concert. Rather, it was a spectacle in which there often was so...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 12:34 PM
When Rene Gueits steps on a dance floor and spins with a partner, he feels alive.
"It's a feeling like when you buy your first car, and then you want to drive it everywhere and show it off," he says. "It's an amazing feeling."
Gueits will have...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 2:30 PM
A young Arab in Israel struggles to find his place and an identity amid necessary compromises in Eran Riklis' "Dancing Arabs," a film designed to make Jews -- not just Israelis -- comfortable with Arabs. That is, until the finale, when bigoted alarmists...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 7:13 AM
Eddy (played by Misha Gabriel Hamilton from the last "Step Up" movie) turns to Sean (Ryan Guzman, star of the latest film) and asks the question that's already on our minds just 10 minutes into "Step Up All In"
"What are we still DOING here?"
| Jul 20, 2014
Jane O'Connor Kerr was a leader in the fine arts and cultural communities in Chicago as well as statewide for decades.
Mrs. Kerr, whose first husband was legendary Chicago broadcast newsman Len O'Connor, was appointed by Gov. Richard Ogilvie to serve on...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:37 PM
As the festival's home of world music, Musikfest's Volksplatz venue has been a place to experience a smorgasbord of international sounds including African rhythms, Celtic harmonies and Siberian surf punk.
On Saturday night, the sound of the subcontinent...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 3:32 PM
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Reel Line made Saturday's "Walk On Water" Salt Water Fishing Tournament a family affair.
Jason Miller and his sons Chris, Jared and Brian won top boat honors as well as several other categories in the 14th annual tournament put on by the St. Coleman's...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 1:01 PM
CANTON — The Valley Ballet is offering a master class with a professional dancer, Matthew Prescott, who has danced with the Joffrey Ballet and other professional troupes.
The 33-year-old New York artist earned the title of master dancer after a...