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11/23/2016 Onegin Downtown

In his 1965 three-act ballet Onegin, based on the 19th century novel Eugene Onegin by Alexander Pushkin, the illustrious South African choreographer John Cranko created one of the most affecting and powerful of all modern narrative ballets. Emotionally complex and powered by a rare level of psychological realism and nuance, Onegin satisfies by being grounded in the naturalism, historical context and detail of its original source while soaring with some of the most evocative and universally expressive choreography found in any ballet.
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We’ve seen retailers make a big gamble for events like the Super Bowl (and lose millions in merchandise, in one case), but this might be the first time we’ve caught wind of a car dealership willing togive out free cars just to woo Black Friday shoppers.
In what one Chicago-area Buick dealership is calling a “White Friday” sale, customers who buy any brand new Buick or GMC vehicle on Nov. 28 and 29 will have the chance to get all that money back come Christmas, reports the Chicago Tribune.
The catch is, it has to snow six inches or more on Christmas Day, a measurement that must be recorded at the O’Hare International Airport weather station.
The chances of getting any amount of snowfall in Chicago on that day are between 40% to 50%, according to the Illinois Climatologist office, much less an entire six inches.
Even so, if the dealership is smart, it’s got some kind of insurance policy backing this deal up.
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