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Dance Wed Oct 15 2008

October Is Dancin', Dancin', Dancin'!

If there's such a thing as a "Dance Season" in Chicago, we're in the thick of it. So pull out your calendars and start planning the rest of your October around some of these incredible dance viewing opportunities. And this isn't even to mention (yet) the dozens of shows coming up in November!

  • Chicago's premiere ballet company, the Joffrey Ballet begins its Fall Repertory tonight. (10/15-10/26)
  • NAMAH and Zarbang perform Persian and Middle Eastern dance and music this weekend at the Dance Center of Columbia College. (10/16-10/18)
  • If you've ever wanted to witness a true icon of contemporary dance, you must not miss the Trisha Brown Dance Company's visit to Chicago. Also at the Dance Center of Columbia College.(10/23-10/25)
  • One of the top modern/jazz companies in the country, Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago calls our city home, and they'll be performing for us at the Harris Theater. (10/24 & 10/25)
  • Thodos Dance Chicago, one of Chicago's favorite modern dance companies, will be performing their Fall Concert at the Athenaeum Theater. (10/24-10/26)
  • And speaking of the Athenaeum, please excuse the brief foray into November, but tickets are now available for the 14th annual massive dance festival Dance Chicago (11/7-11/30). I'm sure I'll have more to say on this topic, but check out their website. Your old favorites are here, as well as new programs galore!
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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

By Nancy Bishop

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

By Steve Prokopy

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