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23 years of dance with Ballet Folklorico

An audience of more than a thousand turned out for a show-stopping 23-year- anniversary performance of the BYNC Ballet Folklorico program, Sunday, Nov. 19. Held at Harris Theater in Millennium Park, the dances reflected the traditional culture of Mexico’s folk dance with choreography inspired by folkloric dances native to Oaxaca, Jalisco, Nuevo León, Michoacán, Tabasco […]

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Back of the Yards Ballet Folkorico Prepares for Performance at the Harris Theater

The loud clatter of shoes tapping against the linoleum floor travels through the lobby of the Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council (BYNC). Members of its Ballet Folklorico are breaking a sweat attempting to synchronize their dance steps. Practicing avidly for months, they prepare for a number of performances throughout the year—including an upcoming presentation […]