Also, property taxes for Chicago home owners are going up very soon.
Three premiere works highlight the talent of the next generation of choreographers.
Two CPS teachers want to make ballet accessible to everyone.
Retired from the New York City Ballet, Wendy Whelan is developing her own works and bringing one to Chicago.
Thoughts on Frederick Wiseman’s latest documentary, National Gallery, and the fleeting nature of all art
The Hamburg Ballet makes sense of Mahler with Third Symphony.
In the epic At Berkeley, Frederick Wiseman turns his lens on higher education in the age of George W. Bush.
Employing vogue and contemporary ballet, Paige Cunningham Caldarella’s new Off-Center examines dancers’ anxieties.
First impressions of the director’s first film in over five years, now playing at the Music Box Theatre
Emily Stein conducts Secret Experiments in Ballet #2.
The Paris Opera Ballet performs to program here to begin a U.S. tour
Karole Armitage’s troupe, Armitage Gone! Dance, performs at the MCA
The Academy of Music and Dance celebrates its grand opening.
The Joffrey Ballet offers a selection of men’s and women’s costumes for sale.
At this point Frederick Wiseman’s documentaries are almost beyond reproach. For more than 40 years he’s stuck to the same ascetic storytelling style: no title cards, no voice-over narration, no talking-head interviews, no staged re-creations or archival clips. His films can be demanding, but after one has been poked and prodded by more commercial documentaries, […]