Feathers: A Tango Journey | Madison Street Theatre | Dance | Chicago Reader
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Joe Kwon

Feathers: A Tango Journey 

When: Fridays, Saturdays. Continues through June 3 2017
Price: $25
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The tango exists in the popular imagination as a sleek, sexy, intimate dance. Hollywood has helped. Films like Easy Virtue, True Lies, and Scent of a Woman all feature spiced-up tango numbers, as of course do episodes of Dancing With the Stars and So You Think You Can Dance. Barack and Michelle Obama went viral after cutting a rug with two tango partners during a 2016 state dinner in Buenos Aires. But the theatricalized popular conception isn't necessarily true to the traditional form. Continue reading >>

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