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Archive for September 25, 2015

Video: Learn to Breakdance to Bach in 90 Seconds

Yamine Manaa aka Spider and Yui Kawaguchi pose for a portrait at the Red Bull Flying Bach in Torino, Italy, on Oct 05th, 2012

Think Bach and breakdancing don’t go together? Think again. The Flying Steps bring together breakdancing, or b-boying, with Bach in their latest show, Flying Bach. Watch to learn some new moves in under 90 seconds for the next time you listen to the “Well-Tempered Clavier”

More Than Mariachi: Ballet Folklórico Celebrates Mexico’s Diverse Culture

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The Ballet Folklórico de México de Amalia Hernández, a national treasure of Mexico, comes to Chicago for select performances this weekend at the Auditorium Theatre. I spoke to Salvador Lopez, the Ballet’s director and the grandson of the company’s founder Amalia Hernández, by phone from Mexico to learn more about the company and the program.

QUIZ: What Mozart Opera Are You?

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Mozart wrote 22 operas before he died at age 35. His works for the stage are as diverse as people, each with their own unique personalities. Find out what Mozart opera YOU are in this quiz, and don’t forget to share your result!