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  • REVIEW: 'Swan Lake' by the Joffrey Ballet ★★★★

     REVIEW: 'Swan Lake' by the Joffrey Ballet ★★★★
    At what point does the animal turn into the human? Fear into love? The everyday into magic? The brilliance of choreographer Christopher Wheeldon's re-imagined "Swan Lake" is to bring into high relief those transformations — as well as their reversals, in a tragic loss of art, of love.
  • Joffrey's 'Swan Lake' is set to take wing

     Joffrey's 'Swan Lake' is set to take wing
    "You know, Degas was groundbreaking," says choreographer Christopher Wheeldon. "He painted ballet rehearsal the way it really is: The girls are sweaty, they have a bad back, they're leaning over. They're in their undergarments. He wanted to paint the...

    Wednesday: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Wednesday: Eat. Drink. Do.
    EAT Food & Flight Night Beermiscuous 2812 N. Lincoln Ave. 855-450-2337 The Lakeview bar brings in food from neighbor Gyros on the Spit, serving $8 gyros, saganaki and chicken or pork souvlaki sandwiches with a side of potatoes, fries or veggies. Pair...

    Corrections and clarifications for Oct. 11, 2014

    In Friday's On the Town section, Ashley Wheater, the artistic director for the Joffrey Ballet, was misidentified as a woman. Wheater is a man. In this week's Good Eating section, a story about using the cheese halloumi to make a meatless burger...

    Joffrey Ballet spends afternoon with 'Swan'

    Joffrey Ballet spends afternoon with 'Swan'
    The Joffrey Ballet Women's Board celebrated the upcoming premiere of the company's "Swan Lake" production with a sold-out luncheon Oct. 1. More than 200 were in attendance at RPM Steak in River North. A highlight was a Q&A conducted by theater/dance...