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Chicago Dancing Festival

Has Chicago Become a World Class City of Dance? The Hamburg Ballet Opens Its U.S. Tour in Chicago

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 04.03.2013 | Arts
Elysabeth Alfano

Chicago, which now has a string of artistic "firsts" under its belt, is also becoming a major player on the world stage of dance. And it isn't just that Chicago is bringing in international heavy hitters to perform. It also touts many important dance companies of its own.

The Chicago Dancing Festival, the Largest Free Dancing Festival in North America

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 10.20.2012 | Arts
Elysabeth Alfano

The Chicago Dancing Festival, in its sixth year, will once again spread its wings and bring dance to the public by offering six days of free performances, movies and discussions centered around all types of dance.

This Weekend's Top 5 Street Festivals & Other Events

Posted 08.17.2012 | Chicago

Looking for something to do this weekend that won't cause a strained neck from looking skyward for hours on end? Luckily for you, in addition to a ...

Emanuel Wants Chicago To Be 'Heartbeat Of Dance'

AP | CARYN ROUSSEAU | Posted 10.26.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Rahm Emanuel is bringing his longtime passion for dance to his new job as Chicago mayor. "I want Chicago to be one of the cities wher...

Movie Madness: Upcoming Screenings Of Classics And Cult Faves

| Ashley Henshaw | Posted 10.10.2011 | Chicago

This year’s Movies in the Parks schedule has been killer, with plenty more great films to come this season. But that’s not the only movie event go...