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Chicago Ballet Arts shows kindness with anniversary

Chicago Ballet Arts shows kindness with anniversary

April 25, 2016

Unlike classical ballet teachers who are noted for a stern demeanor as portrayed in movies like “Fame” and “Center Stage,” instruction at Chicago Ballet Arts in West Ridge defies those grim, unyielding ...

LIGO team makes local waves

LIGO team makes local waves

By Associate Editor

February 29, 2016

Scientists from Northwestern University, the University of Chicago and the Adler Planetarium have been credited with helping to prove a key piece of Albert Einstein’s century-old general relativity t...

Exhibit aims to empower sex trafficking survivors

Exhibit aims to empower sex trafficking survivors

February 1, 2016

A traveling exhibit sharing the stories of female sex trafficking survivors is scheduled to run at the Loyola University Museum of Art from Feb. 6 through March 19. It will highlight victims who have po...

She’s in the band: Local DIY scene fosters feminist community

She’s in the band: Local DIY scene fosters feminist community

January 25, 2016

Against a backdrop of multicolored string lights adorning the brick wall behind her, a petite woman with poufy hair dressed in white brandished her microphone like a baton, pointing it toward the crow...

Chicago’s Indian groove Funkadesi turns 19

Chicago’s Indian groove Funkadesi turns 19

December 7, 2015

Chicago’s lively music scene is home to the band Funkadesi, known for its Indian-funk vibes, upbeat dance tunes, diverse instruments and title as six-time winner of The Chicago Music Awards. The 10-memb...

Right to bear arms falls short in Chicago debate

Right to bear arms falls short in Chicago debate

November 23, 2015

The National Constitution Center held a debate Nov. 19 at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., on whether the Supreme Court was correct in its ruling in the 2008 case of District of Colum...

Students bring Big Foot back to the stage

Students bring Big Foot back to the stage

November 9, 2015

Robyn Wilson and Joy Calhoun tied as winners of Big Foot, Columbia’s dance talent showcase held for the first time in two years on Nov. 5. at Stage Two, 618 S. Michigan Ave.The showcase’s dance styles...

Sci-fi favorites  to belly dance  at MCL Chicago

Sci-fi favorites to belly dance at MCL Chicago

November 2, 2015

“Star Wars” and “Star Trek” fans do not typically agree on much, but a Wookiee dancing to a song performed by a Klingon band might just be enough to finally bring them together.Chicago resident...

Alum stars as Simba

Alum stars as Simba

October 12, 2015

Aaron Nelson, a 2012 business & entrepreneurship alumnus, knew he wanted to sing in “The Lion King” after seeing the show at age 12, according to Nelson’s former voice teacher, Andrew Schultze....

Risque Ballet: ‘Sylvia’ at the  Joffrey Ballet

Risque Ballet: ‘Sylvia’ at the Joffrey Ballet

October 12, 2015

Following its show “Millennials,” Chicago’s Joffrey Ballet, located at 10 E. Randolph St., is preparing for the North American premiere of John Neumeier’s “Sylvia.” The show, which runs O...

Pilsen residents call for greater disability access

Pilsen residents call for greater disability access

September 14, 2015

Shouts of “What do we want? Access! When do we want it? Now!” were heard in front of the office of Alderman Danny Solis (25th Ward) in Pilsen on Sept. 3 as residents protested for equal disability ac...

Citywide Home Theater festival comes to Chicago

Citywide Home Theater festival comes to Chicago

By Katlyn Tolly

May 11, 2015

Homes across Chicago will become part of a citywide entertainment festival as they play host to film screenings and theater, dance and alternative performances.Part of the annual Chicago Home Theater F...

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