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  • Joffrey's Magical 'Nutcracker' Dinner

    Joffrey's Magical 'Nutcracker' Dinner
    The Women's Board of The Joffrey Ballet hosted its 25th annual "Nutcracker" Family Dinner on Dec. 15 at the Palmer House Hilton. The Grand and State ballrooms were enchantingly transformed by Kehoe Designs to resemble the Land of Sweets from Robert...
  • Hamburg Ballet brings 'Nijinsky' home

    Choreographers often take opening-night bows, always a special moment, a chance for audience and artist to commune and revel in a bit of star-studded bonhomie. But it will be unusually thrilling when John Neumeier takes the stage after the Hamburg...
  • Bolshoi Ballet calls off 'Rite of Spring' following acid attack

    [This post has been updated.] The Bolshoi Ballet in Russia has called off its new production of Igor Stravinsky's "The Rite of Spring," citing the recent acid attack on the company's artistic director, Sergei Filin. The production, which was to...
  • Northwestern music building gets $6M gift

    A $6 million gift to Northwestern University's Bienen School of Music will go toward the school's $117 million, 152,000-square foot Music and Communication Building, which is under construction on the Evanston lakefront and scheduled to open in fall 2015....
  • Joffrey Ballet to celebrate giants in 'Legends'

    Joffrey Ballet to celebrate giants in 'Legends'
    The Americans celebrated in the Joffrey Ballet's "American Legends" program aren't all choreographers. The bill does include works by U.S. dance giants Jerome Robbins, Twyla Tharp and Gerald Arpino. But it also boasts a new creation from the Houston...
  • Candid Candace: Lyric Gala's 'Midnight in Paris'

    Candid Candace: Lyric Gala's 'Midnight in Paris'
    For the 29th annual Fantasy of the Opera Gala on Feb. 9, the Lyric's Guild Board transformed the Civic Opera House into 1920s Paris for this year's theme, "Midnight in Paris." More than 700 patrons in black-tie attire sipped Champagne among French-...
  • Jodie Gates to head USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance

    Jodie Gates to head USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance
    Jodie Gates — a former principal dancer with the Joffrey Ballet who has since become one of Southern California's most prominent dance leaders — will become the director of the new USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance. Gates is a professor of...
  • Edward Kelsey Moore on 'The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat'

    Edward Kelsey Moore on 'The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat'
    When he was a boy of 7 or 8, Edward Kelsey Moore developed a habit that, unbeknown to him at the time, would come in handy years later: eavesdropping. At holiday gatherings of his extended family in the suburbs of Indianapolis, or in the small Kentucky...
  • Joffrey dancers creating evil through movement for 'Othello'

    Joffrey dancers creating evil through movement for 'Othello'
    He is guilty of "motiveless malignity," in the words of Samuel Taylor Coleridge -- for undiluted evil, few characters in literature rival William Shakespeare's Iago. But everyone, remember, is beautiful at the ballet. In a dance version of "Othello,"...
  • Surplus of song and dance in Chicago this weekend

    Surplus of song and dance in Chicago this weekend
    On Saturday night, the Lyric Opera of Chicago officially gets into the business of Broadway musicals. The Lyric's production of "Oklahoma," as directed by Gary Griffin, is certainly not the venerable opera company's first foray into the Broadway...
  • Lifetime Renews “Dance Moms” for Season 3

     
    Press release regarding Dance Moms season 3 issued today by Lifetime: LOS ANGELES, CA (October 10, 2012) – Lifetime has renewed its hit docu-series Dance Moms, featuring renowned dance instructor Abby Lee Miller, for a third season, it was announced...