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The best things to do in Chicago this month,
selected by our culture criticsNovember 2015

Dance
Avant Garde, Ballet, Modern

ANTIBODY CORPORATION

Through 11/1 Choreographer Adam Rose, founder of the organization Antibody Corporation, mounts Against Being, a dance that examines the darker side of the human mind. $10–$12. Links Hall, 3111 N. Western. linkshall.org

CAMILLE A. BROWN

11/5–7 Using touchstones such as juba, stepping, and tap, the NYC choreographer explores black female identity in urban America in Black Girl: Linguistic Play. $30. Dance Center of Columbia College, 1306 S. Michigan. colum.edu/dance-center

 

JESSICA LANG DANCE

11/6 at 7:30 Collaborating with inventive architect Steven Holl, the NYC-based choreographer Jessica Lang, a master of combining movement with design aesthetic, takes a sculptural approach in a dance piece commissioned by the Harris Theater and the first Chicago Architecture Biennial. $35–$125. Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph. jessicalangdance.com

Dancers from Twyla Tharp’s 50th Anniversary Tour
Dancers from Twyla Tharp’s 50th Anniversary Tour Photo: Ruven Afanador

BARAK ADÉ SOLEIL

11/8 at 1 See “Barak adé Soleil Transcends Notions of Disability.” Free. Evanston Art Center, 1717 Central, Evanston. evanstonartcenter.org

 

TWYLA THARP

11/5–8 Twelve dancers who have worked over the years with modern-dance deity Twyla Tharp perform two world premieres on a tour commemorating the 50th anniversary of one of the most celebrated choreographers of our time. $33–$103. Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Pkwy. auditoriumtheatre.org

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