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Paris Opera Ballet

First Nighter: Soft ...Hardbody, Happy Happy Birthday and It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Not Too Good

David Finkle | Posted 05.22.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Hands on a Hardbody follows -- with music -- a marathon where the contestant who keeps at least one hand on a truck the longest gets to drive the shiny new vehicle home.

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.

A Rambling Look at the Paris Opéra Ballet's New York Season

Margaret Fuhrer | Posted 07.26.2012 | Arts
Margaret Fuhrer

To indulge in a few stereotypes: Russian ballet is lush and expansive. Balanchine ballet is fleet and musical. French ballet is perfect, and perfection is limiting.

Paris Opera Ballet Opens Its American Tour in Chicago, Then Heads to New York

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 08.28.2012 | Home
Elysabeth Alfano

It seems that Chicago's reputation as being the second city may be on its way out. After a 15 year absence from the U.S, the Paris Opera Ballet, the oldest ballet company in existence, opened its American tour at Chicago's Harris Theate.

Win Tickets To 'Giselle' At Lincoln Center

Posted 06.21.2012 | Home

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