Dance News & Views

Face your (Theatrical) Fears in Chicago with Fear Experiment Five

Lincoln Park Hey Chicago, have you ever wanted to sing, dance, or do improv? Do you lack any (or all) of the skills and training to make this dream a reality?  Yes, you say? Then you're perfect for Mac 'n Cheese...

Duran Duran's Roger Taylor will celebrate his birthday in Chicago

Chicago, Downtown, The Loop, River NorthDuranies who are still suffering severe dissapointment over the abrupt cancellation of Duran Duran's concert at Ravinia last summer are in for a special treat.  Still no word on a future Duran Duran...
NorthSide Dance Theater

Free Ballet Classes at Northside Dance Theater March 12

Rogers ParkAre you light on your feet? Want to be? You're in luck. Northside Dance Theater is offering both beginning and intermediate ballet classes for free on March 12. Here's what they have to say: Join us...

Ann Reinking and Melissa Thodos team up again for "A Light In The Dark"

Downtown  Award winning choreographers Ann Reinking and Melissa Thodos are teaming again to co-choreograph A Light in the Dark, the story of Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan, their second full-length...

The Dinner Party

Rogers ParkOn Monday, February 25, I was lucky enough to be invited to bring a guest to attend The Dinner Party, a monthly talk show with a twist. Host Elysabeth Alfano interviews three creative people over a...

Creative Chicago Expo 2013 - In Its 10th Year

The LoopIt’s here again. What? The Chicago Creative Expo that’s what. I love when this event comes around because it’s a two day free event that brings individual businesses, organizations, educators and...

Travel Talk with Chris Harrison and Rick Steves

Northwest"Travel is the only thing you can buy that makes you richer" is a quote I live by.  So, needless to say, I was ecstatic when the 2013 Travel and Adventure Show rolled into town last weekend.  I'm...

Halloween at The Admiral Theatre

ChicagoI’ve been to men’s clubs, strip clubs, lap-dance palaces, or whatever you want to call them. I’ve thrown bachelor parties for my straight buddies and I even produced my brother’s bachelor-bash which...

Paris Opera Ballet's Chicago visit

The LoopThe Paris Opera Ballet's US tour beginning in Chicago was  a groundbreaking decision between Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and the Paris Opera. The company touched down in our fair city...

The Trocks: Dude Looks Like a Lady

The Loop"Is this really happening?" The man sitting behind me at the Harris Theater, about 12 rows back from the stage, spent the first half-hour gawping incredulously to his friends, over and over, over the...

Kick Off Your Week With Salsa Mondays

River NorthMondays are a little more exciting thanks to Patron's Hacienda and HotOn1Salsa. Every Monday night the new River North restaurant is hosting salsa dancing lessons with Rick Mangram, founder of the...

Follies at Chicago Shakespeare Theater Navy Pier

Magnificent Mile | StreetervilleThe Chicago Shakespheare Theater's production of Stephen Sondheim and James Golman's landmark 1971 Broadway musical, Follies, has the distinction of running at the same time as the New York...

Chicago's Got Twinkle-Toes: Chicago Dancing Festival August 22 - 27

Grant Park | Museum Campus, Magnificent Mile | Streeterville, The LoopThe Chicago Dancing Festival is a celebration of movement that takes place this week. It starts tonight with an Opening Night Gala & Benefit and continues through Saturday. All of the events,...

Martin Sheen at Symphony Center Tonight for Siamsa na nGael

The LoopTonight is the 15th Annual Siamsa na nGael at Symphony Center. This event celebrates St. Patrick's Day with song, dance, and story. This year award winning actor Martin Sheen will be narrating and he...

Eat To The Beat Is Back

Grant Park | Museum CampusAt lunch you could do the same ol' same ol', or you could head over to the Harris Theater and get some culture with your cuisine. This Friday their Eat To The Beat series returns with River North...

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