Tag: Chicago tap companies

This is why you should skip Naperville Ribfest

This is why you should skip Naperville Ribfest
The summer is in full swing, and there are rooftops to enjoy, festivals to attend, beaches to lay on. Now is the time to be selective with your time. Here’s a few suggestions for how enjoy what is hopefully a gorgeous weekend. Must See I admit that I’ve never been to the World’s Largest Block... Read more »

Navy Pier takes it to '11' with a "Spinal Tap" viewing and free ferris wheel rides

Navy Pier takes it to '11' with a "Spinal Tap" viewing and free ferris wheel rides
This is my denial time of year; everyday I wake up and hope that it will be 70 degrees again. I’ve been living here my whole life, so I’m not sure where my delusion comes from, but I’ll tell you the 10 minutes of snow I saw this week almost made me cry. I guess I’ll just... Read more »

Get to know the Chicago tap scene with "Tap Like Water" tomorrow night

Get to know the Chicago tap scene with "Tap Like Water" tomorrow night
If you’ve followed my blog for any length of time you’ve probably notice my love of tap dance. It’s an art form that deserves infinitely more appreciation than it gets. And I’m also a tap dancer. I know I’m always recommending various shows you should go see, but this time I’m underlining it: you must go... Read more »
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It's a "Terror, Tap Dance and Cuban" Kind of Weekend

It's a "Terror, Tap Dance and Cuban" Kind of Weekend
It seems like Lollapalooza is dominating this weekend’s list of activities. Survival rule number one for those not going: if you can avoid the downtown area, absolutely do so. Everything between Lake St and Balbo east of Michigan is going to be an absolute wreck. If you are going to Lollapalooza, please visit Chow Town for me.... Read more »

Tap dancers have taken over Chicago

Tap dancers have taken over Chicago
It’s true. The city has been overrun with all sorts of them – from 15-year-old girls hoping to improve their skills to some of the greatest tap dance masters in the world. And, believe it or not, this happens every year. The Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP), a non-profit that presents American tap dance and... Read more »