Posts tagged "Christmas"

Hot Deal: Radio City Christmas Spectacular

Christmas is coming. No seriously As I write this, there are 60 days, 15 hours, 49 minutes, and 27, 26, 25 seconds left until Christmas. Luckily you can get a headstart on all things Christmas with LivingSocial’s deal to see the Rockettes this December. Radio City Christmas Spectacular is coming back to Chicago after a... Read more »

Another year, another perfect Nutcracker

Another year, another perfect Nutcracker
I’m only asking for one thing this Christmas: a highly trained group of world class ballet dancers dancing like angels through glittery white snow. Aaaah. What? Too expensive? As always, Robert Joffrey’s The Nutcracker did not disappoint on opening night. The holiday classic was the perfect Christmas treat to kick off the season. Although essentially... Read more »

Chicago's best Nutcracker preview

Chicago's best Nutcracker preview
Now that we’re in full swing holiday mode (see: peppermint mochas and leftover turkey) The Nutcracker is showing its face all over Chicago. Not sure which Nutcracker to check out? Here’s my breakdown of our city’s most promising performances. Joffrey Ballet: Chicago classic, and one that people travel all over the country for. This will... Read more »
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Hot Deal: Visceral Dance Center

Need a last minute gift for your favorite dancer? Today’s Groupon is $60 for 10 classes at Visceral Dance Center (Elston & Diversey). Classes include ballet, hip-hop, jazz, and contemporary, and range from beginner to advanced. Note: This is for new clients only. Get the deal here!

Classic Holiday Traditions: The Joffrey Ballet Nutracker

Classic Holiday Traditions: The Joffrey Ballet Nutracker
Victoria Jaiani and Fabrice Calmels, photographed by Herbert Migdoll The Auditorium Theatre transformed into a magical fantasyland over the weekend with the opening night of The Nutcracker. The Joffrey members were no longer dancers, but giant rats and life-size dolls instead. Seeing The Nutracker is one of my favorite holiday traditions, but this was my first time seeing it performed by... Read more »

Hot Deal: Joffrey's Nutcracker Opens this Weekend

Hot Deal: Joffrey's Nutcracker Opens this Weekend
Photo by Herbert Migdoll There are 17 days until Christmas (so says my Christmas Chalkboard on my desk) and one of the most anticipated holiday performances is upon us! The Joffrey’s acclaimed Nutcracker opens this Friday. I love it! Get 20% off tickets from www.seechicagodance.com. I love this even more! Lots of holiday love going... Read more »
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