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Performance Sun Jul 06 2008

Summer School for Movers, Shakers and Performance-Makers

Links Hall, one of Chicago's long-standing dance and performance hubs, still has openings for some of its summer intensive workshops:

SITI Company Suzuki and Viewpoints Intensive
Mondays-Fridays, July 7-18, 9:30am-1:30pm; $595
Or, check out:
One-day intro to Suzuki and The Viewpoints Method with SITI Company; Saturday, July 12, 10am-2pm; $40

The New York-based SITI Company comes to Links Hall to facilitate a one-day introduction and a two-week intensive workshop in the physical vocabularies and basic theories of two distinct methods of actor training, the Viewpoints and the Suzuki Method. The Suzuki Method is a rigorous physical and vocal discipline designed to focus the perceptive abilities and powers of the human body. The Viewpoints is a technique of improvisation that grew out of the post-modern dance world. For details or registration for either workshop, call Links Hall at 773-281-0824 or e-mail

Charged Bodies/Borders: A Solo Performance Intensive with Tim Miller

Monday-Thursday, July 21-24, 1pm-5pm; Saturday, July 26, 11am-3pm; Student Performance Sunday, July 27, 7pm; $150

Renowned performance artist, writer and teacher Tim Miller explores modes of movement and performance-making. The workshop will culminate in an ensemble-generated piece and will be performed in conjunction with Miller’s own solo performance. For more on Tim Miller, see Call Links Hall at 773-281-0824 or e-mail for details or to register.

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Architecture Tue Nov 03 2015

Paul Goldberger Describes the "Pragmatism and Poetry" of Frank Gehry's Architecture in His New Book

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Architecture critic Paul Goldberger talks about Frank Gehry's life and work in a new book.
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Steve at the Movies Fri Jan 01 2016

Best Feature Films & Documentaries of 2015

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