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Jazz (Music Genre)

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  • 'Ballet 422' peeks behind curtain at birth of a Justin Peck ballet

    'Ballet 422' peeks behind curtain at birth of a Justin Peck ballet
    All eyes are on Justin Peck. Only 27, the gifted New York City Ballet soloist has already choreographed 15 ballets for that company as well as the Miami City Ballet and the L.A. Dance Project since 2009. Last year, he was named resident choreographer...
  • Here & Now for Feb. 11

    Here & Now for Feb. 11
    Entertainment throughout the county. Fox Lake Plunge fundraiser: The 2015 Polar Plunge will be held at 1 p.m. Feb. 22 at Lakefront Park, 71 Nippersink Blvd. Check-in time is from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Also, there will be a pre-registration event from...
  • Chicago Humanities Festival has new artistic director

    Chicago Humanities Festival has new artistic director
    The Chicago Humanities Festival said it would name on Wednesday Jonathan Elmer its new artistic director, a half-time position that helps guide the festival's programming choices and serves as one of its public faces. Elmer, 54, is a professor of...
  • Chicago Dance Crash gets experimental for Dance Center show

    Chicago Dance Crash gets experimental for Dance Center show
    On the brink of its 13th season, Chicago Dance Crash is still doing what it does best: changing things up. This risk-taking fusion troupe — whose native styles range from ballet and break dance to acrobatics and capoeira — has produced shows...
  • Hollywood Bowl's 2015 season strives to offer something for everyone

    Hollywood Bowl's 2015 season strives to offer something for everyone
    The Hollywood Bowl is going especially big — and broad — this summer. On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Philharmonic is expected to announce a 2015 lineup that is particularly diverse, in keeping with the Bowl's longtime philosophy of offering a...
  • RHAM hosts Hebron's Got Talent

    The second-annual Hebron's Got Talent competition on Feb. 6 brought an eclectic mix of performers to the RHAM High School auditorium. Judging this year's event was an equally eclectic group. Chris Ambrose is a retired local educator with 50 years of...
  • Five things to do this weekend in the south suburbs

    Five things to do this weekend in the south suburbs
    1. Chocolate Fest, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; Homewood Flossmoor Park District Auditorium, 2010 Chestnut Road, Homewood; 708-957-0300; village.homewood.il.us/ Go for the chocolate, stay for the chocolate and the live music, baking demonstrations and...
  • A rip-roaring start to a New Year in jazz

    A rip-roaring start to a New Year in jazz
    The first week of the year will be rich with jazz offerings. Following is a guide to the highlights: Ari Brown: A magisterial saxophonist, Brown carries forward the legacy of the Chicago tenor tradition in distinctive ways. The sheer heft of his sound...
  • Old friends to meet again on the jazz stage

    Old friends to meet again on the jazz stage
    In the early 1980s, a group of hot young players from around the country made names for themselves in New York. They weren’t free-jazz avant-gardists, neo-beboppers, electronic funksters or a part of Wynton Marsalis’ “young men in suits&...
  • Review: Palmieri and Henriquez celebrate Latin jazz at Orchestra Hall

    Review: Palmieri and Henriquez celebrate Latin jazz at Orchestra Hall
    The music we generically call "Latin jazz" can be viscerally exciting or intriguingly cerebral. On Friday night in Orchestra Hall it was both, though sometimes to extremes. At 78, Eddie Palmieri holds revered status as pianist-bandleader, his work...
  • Maryland Family's summer-camp guide 2015

    Maryland Family's summer-camp guide 2015
    It's time to start thinking about summer camp, and this guide, which is a special advertising section of the Baltimore Sun Media Group, is an invaluable resource for Baltimore-area families. Anne Arundel County Abrakadoodle Art Education Various...