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Dance For Life

By Rachelle Bowden in Arts & Entertainment on Aug 26, 2004 2:59PM

Dance For Life - Photo: www.aidschicago.orgNow in its 13th year, Dance For Life has raised over $2 million in the fight against HIV & AIDS by bringing together Chicago's premiere dance companies for an evening of performances. This event, which takes place on August 28, benefits the AIDS Foundation of Chicago, Chicago House, Project VIDA and the Dance for Life Fund. The dance companies participating include Gus Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago, Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago, and River North Chicago Dance Company. Hosting the show will be Dean Richards, the entertainment critic and reporter for WGN Radio and Television.

The fundraiser begins at 5pm with a gala reception in the Crystal Garden and is followed by the dance performance at 7:30pm at the Skyline Stage at Navy Pier. Tickets for the gala and performance range from $150 - $500, but tickets for only the performance are just $75. To purchase, call (312) 922-5812.