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  • 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...
  • Mom of slain teen: 'You can do all the right things and still come up with the same outcome'

    Mom of slain teen: 'You can do all the right things and still come up with the same outcome'
    Just before Ebony Ambrose went to bed about 10 p.m. Tuesday, her son Kevin Ambrose asked her if she had made the spinach gnocchi and apple cider pork like she had planned for dinner. Kevin Ambrose, 19, was hanging out with a friend and had not eaten...
  • Being numb to it all no longer big shock

    Being numb to it all no longer big shock
    Sometime in the next few weeks, if you're walking down Fullerton Avenue around DePaul University and have 15 minutes to spare, duck into the tidy brick building alongside the CTA station. Here you will find the DePaul Art Museum, an institution so...
  • Modell Lyric sets theater, dance season

    Modell Lyric sets theater, dance season
    One of Santa's helpers, a man who tilts at windmills, and Toto, too, will be part of the 2013-2014 season of the Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric. One of the country's most distinguished dance companies, the Joffrey Ballet, is also scheduled....
  • 'Rite of Spring' by Igor Stravinsky turns 100

    'Rite of Spring' by Igor Stravinsky turns 100
    It's hard today to imagine a ballet causing an audience to riot, but that's what happened 100 years ago when the well-heeled Parisian spectators at the Théâtre des Champs Elysées revolted against Igor Stravinsky's "The Rite of Spring."  "Rite" debuted...
  • A festive summer for classical music lovers

    A festive summer for classical music lovers
    It's that time of year again, time to check out some of the more artistically enterprising U.S. summer classical music festivals. Whether it's a world premiere, an unusual opera, an orchestral or chamber rarity, or a gifted young artist seeking exposure...
  • “Dance Moms” recap: Abby’s Rants-A-Thon

     
    Aw, c'mon, man! I thought I was getting one — just one — episode where we could all sit back and revel in the talent of our favorite little dancers before we wade back into the well-dressed sturm und drang of life at ALDC. I thought tonight'...
  • “Dance Moms” recap: Jill Is Going To Cost Me A Lot Of Money In Therapy

     
    Boy howdy, do things get rolling quickly on this little crankfest! I haven't even come close to maxing out my admiration for the drama mama's fashion choices when the studio door opens and evil strolls in. I mean, Jill. Sporting Linda Evans' Dallas...
  • “Dance Moms” star Abby Lee Miller gets new Lifetime dance-competition show

     
    Dance Moms fans, if you're wondering what you're going to do when Season 2 wraps up this fall, Lifetime just provided the answer. And it's a doozy. The network has picked up a 10-episode run of Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition, in which our...
  • 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...