Tuesday, April 24, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Jordan Nelson, of the Ballet Chicago Studio Company, during a recent performance. | Courtesy Maywood Fine Arts
Two hundred Maywood Fine Arts students and families will be able to see a free performance by the Ballet Chicago Studio Company at the Harris Theater in Chicago in May — thanks to a bit of serendipity.
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Wednesday, March 7, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews
This month, students with Stairway of the Stars and Maywood Fine Arts will perform one of the world’s great classical ballets, “Swan Lake,” as part of MFA’s Classical Ballet for New Audiences program.
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Thursday, December 28, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews
Featured image: Mary Love, who died earlier this month at 96. | Courtesy Karen Campbell
Mary Eloise Love, who died at her Maywood home on Dec. 23 at the age of 96, was a rare being — an African American woman who played volleyball in the first half of the 20th Century well enough to establish herself in the sport professionally.
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