Always a staple of the fall dance season, Harvest Chicago Contemporary Dance Festival opens tonight at 8 PM at Ruth Page Center for the Arts (1016 N. Dearborn), and continues through 10/1, Fri-Sat 8 PM. Among the pieces this weekend is work by local artists and companies, including Joshua Blake Carters JBC Choreography, Daiva Bhandari, […]
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Chinatown hip-hop, Summer Skate, Dracula, and dance
Have you hit a summer festival in Chinatown yet? Starting today through Sunday, Hip Hop in Chinatown is happening at Chinatown Square (2133 S. China Pl.), a three-day festival celebrating Chicago hip-hop while subtly intimating the relationship of immigrant communities to music, fashion, and street culture. From 2-9 PM today, there will be a street […]
Jumaane Taylor, tap dancer
“I’ve been on this journey to be able to present within the jazz community. . . . To be a union of creative beauty.”
Burning Bluebeard relives the Iroquois Theater fire with joy and sadness
The Ruffians move to the larger Ruth Page Center for the Arts, but the heart of the story remains strong.
Reeling Film Festival, 312 Block Party, and more to do in Chicago this weekend
The World Music Festival wraps up and more happenings around town.
The Harvest Chicago Contemporary Dance Festival takes the pulse of the performing arts
“The strife and challenges in the world are being reflected on stage.”
Alvin Ailey Dance Theater and more of the best things to do in Chicago this weekend
Comedian Tom Papa and more goings-on March 9-11
Bachelorette, Hard Times, and 12 more stage shows to see now
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#Imomsohard at the Vic, Gorillaz, and more things to do this weekend in Chicago
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C2E2, an Earth Day celebration at Garfield Park Conservatory, and more things to do in Chicago this weekend
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A dance showcase where jazz, tap, and hip-hop don’t get pushed to the wall
Back for its second year, the Kaleidoscope Choreographers Festival showcases jazz, tap, hip-hop, and contemporary dance.
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