Dance for Life: Top Dance Companies Share the Stage to Support The Dancers’ Fund and AIDS Foundation of Chicago

The Joffrey Ballet, Body of Your Dreams (Photo by Cheryl Mann.)

Chicago is a hub for arts and culture. A recent study from the Cultural Policy Center at the University of Chicago confirms that our city is, in fact, a destination for creative professionals. With nearly 63,008 artists working in Chicago, scientists and programmers included, the segment of “creatives” in the labor force rises above the


Shanol and his mentor Anthony celebrate high school graduation. These two have been working together for two years; Shanol is now in his first year of college (Photo courtesy of iMentor.)

Fall is in the air, folks! And it’s the perfect time to get involved in the local community. Rally the family, phone a friend, or take a risk and take a solo adventure with an open mind. Volunteering is a great way to make connections and meet new people. Fall is also a prime time