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  • Seniors on the Go: 'Head for where they ain't'

    Seniors on the Go: 'Head for where they ain't'
    With a nod to Wee Willie Keeler ("hit 'em where they ain't"), if you're looking for a quick year-end vacation, your best bets are places where business is seasonally soft. And that gives you some important options: BEACH DESTINATIONS. Typically, the...
  • A look at the best kid-friendly holiday shows

    A look at the best kid-friendly holiday shows
    Three to see “A Christmas Carol” at Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn St. (goodmantheatre.org), through Dec. 28. $25-$83. Joffrey Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” at Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Parkway. (auditoriumtheatre....
  • Greg Schwem: My (hopefully) viral moment with Tiger Woods

    My favorite part of the day is first thing in the morning when I open my various inboxes and social media accounts to see what landed there during the night. Typically the contents determine how I will approach the days and weeks ahead. Which is why...
  • April Daly, Sugar Plum Fairy

    April Daly, Sugar Plum Fairy
    Growing up, April Daly said she knew no one in her native Rockford who had made it as a professional ballet dancer. Yet she never questioned her decision to pursue a ballet career. "I always tell my parents (that) I think they're incredible that they...
  • Guide to Los Angeles area 'Nutcracker' performances

    Guide to Los Angeles area  'Nutcracker' performances
    This season's offerings of "The Nutcracker" are robust and varied. Westside Ballet of Santa Monica presents Tchaikovsky's holiday classic. The Broad Stage, 1310 11th St., Santa Monica, Dec. 1, 1 and 5 p.m. Sold out. (310) 434-3200. http://www....
  • Millepied's L.A. Dance Project finds home: 1927 downtown theater

    Millepied's L.A. Dance Project finds home: 1927 downtown theater
    The bid to revive the stately old theaters of downtown L.A. has intersected with hopes for boosting the city’s chronically undernourished scene for major resident dance companies.  L.A. Dance Project, launched in 2012 by star choreographer...
  • Joffrey Ballet announces 2014-15 season

    Joffrey Ballet announces 2014-15 season
    The Joffrey Ballet announced its 2014-15 season on Tuesday. The company’s twentieth year in Chicago will feature eight premieres and some familiar Joffrey classics. The season opens in September with George Balanchine’s “Prodigal Son,&...
  • Joffrey moves 'Winning Works' venue

    Joffrey moves 'Winning Works' venue
    Due to last week’s fire at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, the Joffrey Ballet’s “Winning Works: Choreographers of Color Awards 2014” has changed its venue, representatives for the company announced on Monday. The...
  • Joffrey Ballet member teaches master class at Towson's Carver high school

    Joffrey Ballet member teaches master class at Towson's Carver high school
    Sixteen-year-old Eleanor Weir held her right leg out in front of her, arched that foot and brought her toes delicately down to the floor, then back up again. She was pretending that the floor was a cat, and she was trying to pet it with her foot. "Yup,...
  • Orlando Philharmonic narrows music-director search to 5

    Orlando Philharmonic narrows music-director search to 5
    The Orlando Philharmonic has revealed the five finalists hoping to be the orchestra's next music director. Orlando audiences will get a chance to watch them conduct at concerts throughout the 2014-15 season, executive director David Schillhammer said....
  • Faces to Watch 2014: Dance | Josie Walsh, Melissa Barak and more

    Faces to Watch 2014: Dance | Josie Walsh, Melissa Barak and more
    The Times asked its reporters and critics to highlight figures in entertainment and the arts who will be making news in 2014. Here’s who they picked: Josie Walsh and Melissa Barak | Artistic director-choreographer; artistic director-choreography-...