Chicago Dancing Festival Celebrates ‘Modern Women’

The Chicago Dancing Festival‘s annual engagement at the Museum for Contemporary Art has explored a variety of themes throughout its nine year history, most with…

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First Ever Chicago Teen Dance Festival Tonight!

A conversation between Links Hall’s Roell Schmidt and Suzanne Connor of the Chicago Community Trust was the catalyst for the Chicago Teen Dance Festival, a…

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A New Lens for Dance: Pros and Cons of Live Streaming Performance

CHICAGO — Dance for the camera is nothing new, but with idevices, YouTube and the Internet literally everywhere, broadcasting dance to living room sofas is…

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The Chicago Dancing Festival closes in grandiose style

Hours before the grand finale to the Chicago Dancing Festival in Millennium Park, a storm rolled through so big it nearly washed away the Pritzker…

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Duets on the menu for Friday’s CDF

The Chicago Dancing Festival¬†opened last night and I’m still buzzing from the excitement. Walking past a line of hopeful dance patrons in a standby line…

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Kyle Abraham’s ‘Counterpoint’ set to premiere at Chicago Dancing Festival

It’s been a fruitful summer for dance in Chicago – and I’m not just talking about PRODUCE. Tonight, Dance for Life will see two world…

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Chicago Dancing Festival founders receive Public Humanities Award

Every once in awhile, we are reminded that dance is about more than just dance. Each year since 1984, the Illinois Humanities Council has awarded…

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Chicago Dancing Festival in Review

Another chapter of the Chicago Dancing Festival closed, and while I’d love to say that I was spending all sorts of time trying to process…

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Chicago Dancing Festival Tickets Released July 16, 17 and 18

The Chicago Dancing Festival is a REALLY good idea. Concerts are free, the venues are top notch, and so is the dancing. If you can…

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