- The Washington Times - Thursday, March 13, 2008

Atlas Performing Arts Center

1333 H St. NE. 202/399-7993, www.atlasarts.org

• Joy of Motion Dance Center’s Middle Eastern Dance Concert. Faculty, students and guest artists. 8 p.m. March 29. $25, $30.

Dance Place

3225 Eighth St. NE. 202/269-1600, www.danceplace.org

• Pearsonwidrig Dancetheater: “Katrina, Katrina: Love Letters to New Orleans.” A live documentary of dance, spoken word, video and music from New Orleans. 8 p.m. March 15; 7 p.m. March 16. $8-$22.

• Sharna Fabiano Tango. Argentine tango blended with contemporary dance and music. 8 p.m. March 29, 7 p.m. March 30. $8-$22.

D.C. Tango Festival

Pan American Symphony Orchestra celebration at various venues. 240/884-9008, 240/242-8032, www.dctangofestival.com

• Tango at the Embassy of Argentina. Rodolfo Zanetti and Juan Pablo Jofre Romarion, bandoneon; Amy Beth Horman, violin; members of the Pan American Symphony in music of Bach, Piazzola and Piro. Embassy of the Republic of Argentina, 1600 New Hampshire Ave. NW. 8 p.m. March 13. $30. Limited capacity.

• Tango at the University. Rodolfo Zanetti and Juan Pablo Jofre Romarion, bandoneon; Claudia Gargiulo, vocals; members of the Pan American Symphony in music of Piazzola and traditional tango. Notre Dame Chapel, Trinity University, 125 Michigan Ave. NE. 8 p.m. March 15. $30.

• [El] Tango y [Ella] la Milonga. Pan American Symphony with Raul Jaurena, bandoneon; Octavio Brunetti, piano; Marga Mitchell, vocals; dancers Carolina and Anton and Annatina and Hernan. From the early days of tango to modern inspirations. George Washington University Lisner Auditorium, 730 21 St. NW. 8 p.m. April 5. $36. Tickets through 240/884-9008, 240/242-8032, ticketmaster.com or 301/808-6900.

George Mason University Center for the Arts

4400 University Drive, Fairfax. 888/945-2468, www.gmu.edu/cfa

• Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company. Award-winning company specializing in “new wave” choreography. Concert Hall. 8 p.m. March 22. $22-$44.

Gunston Theatre One

2700 S. Lang Street, Arlington. 703/228-1850, www.arlingtonarts.org

• Noche de Carnaval with Los Quetzales Mexican Dance Ensemble. An evening of Mardi Gras with repertoire from the pre-Hispanic era and from Nayarit, Baja California and Durango; dance from Jalisco and Veracruz. 8 p.m. March 28; 7 p.m. March 29. $10, $15; $7 children under 10. 703/528-4142, www.quetzales.org

Harman Center for the Arts

610 F St. NW. 202/547-1122, www.shakespearetheatre.org/harmancenter

• WPAS: Merce Cunningham Dance Company: “EyeSpace.” A new work. IPods programmed with an original score will be distributed to all audience members. 8 p.m. March 27-29. $22-$67.

Kennedy Center

Concert Hall, 2700 F St. NW. 202/467-4600, kennedy-center.org

• Shen Wei Dance Arts: “Connect Transfer.” The Chinese choreographer and his 12 dancers perform “live action painting” using multiple colors of paint on a trapezoid-shaped white canvas. 7:30 p.m. March 21, 22. $15-$48.

Kennedy Center

Terrace Theater and Gallery, 2700 F St. NW. 202/467-4600, kennedy-center.org

• Performance Plus: Ballet 360 — A Day in My Shoes: The Dancer’s Life. Panelists Suzanne Farrell, Runqiao Du, Erin Mahoney-Du and Kara Genevieve Cooper talk about a life in dance. 4 p.m. March 30. $15-$36.

Studio Gallery

2108 R St. NW. 202/232-8734, www.studiogallerydc.com

• Deborah Riley Dance Projects. All female group, led by the co-director of Dance Place, celebrates its 20th anniversary with choreography that illuminates the concerns of women in society. Preview of April’s performance at Dance Place. 4-5 p.m. March 15. Free. No tickets required.

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