Music

“On Your Feet!” takes first steps at Oriental Theatre

“On Your Feet!” takes first steps at Oriental Theatre

May 19, 2015 / Music, People, Stage

The “Conga” line led straight to the lobby of Oriental Theater on Tuesday morning as Emilio and Gloria Estefan greeted the press in preparation for the debut of their Broadway-bound musical, “On Your Feet,” which begins previews in Chicago on June 2 and is set to open in New York on Nov. 5.

Columbia Dance Center announces 2015-2016 season

Columbia Dance Center announces 2015-2016 season

May 19, 2015 / Dance, Music, Stage

During its 42nd season as one of Chicago’s top presenters of contemporary dance, the Dance Center of Columbia College will showcase the Stephen Petronio Company paying homage to American postmodern masters, a Butoh-meets-hip-hop duet courtesy of Michael Sakamoto and Rennie Harris, the New York-based troupes of Urban Bush Women and Camille A. Brown, San Francisco Bay Area’s Joe Goode, Camille A. Brown and this city’s very own Natya Dance Theatre and the ever-popular Giordano Dance Chicago.