- The Washington Times - Thursday, April 24, 2008

Alden Theatre

1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 703/790-9223, www.mcleancenter.org

• Charu Narasimhan: An evening of dance in the classical South Indian style of Bharatanatyam. 8 p.m. April 26. $24, $30.

American Dance Institute

1570 E. Jefferson St., Rockville. 301/984-3003, americandance.org

• Edgeworks Dance Theater: “The Determining Factor.” Washington DC’s first all-male contemporary dance company of predominantly African-American men. 8 p.m. May 2 and 3. $15, $25.

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

University Boulevard and Stadium Drive, University of Maryland, College Park. 301/405-ARTS, claricesmithcenter.umd.edu

• Take Five: Monica Bill Barnes & Company: Suddenly Summer Somewhere. Duet, with Anna Bass, explores how the passage of time affects the lives of two people. Dance Theatre. 5:30 p.m. April 29. Free.

Dance Place

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

• Deborah Riley Dance Projects’ 20th Anniversary Performance. Works include “Steel Angel,” “Old Cronies” and a new work in progress called “Place.” 8 p.m. April 26; 7 p.m. April 27. $8-$22.

• CrossCurrents Dance Company. Diverse choreographic visions come together in the language of dance. 8 p.m. May 3, 7 p.m. May 4. $8-$22.

• Dakshina/Daniel Phoenix Singh and Company. Traditional and modern Indian dance, side by side. 8 p.m. May 10, 7 p.m. May 11. $8-$22.

George Mason University Center for the Arts

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

• GMU Dance Company May Concert. Dance Performance Studio. 8 p.m. May 1-3. $7, $10.

George Washington University Lisner Auditorium

730 21st St. NW. 202/994-6800, 301/808-6900 or ticketmaster.com; www.lisner.org

• Third annual Capitol Movement Project Dance Concert. The local nonprofit brings underprivileged dancers together with top professional teachers and choreographers. 8 p.m. April 26, 2 p.m. April 27. $25, $45. See www.capitolmovement.org.

• Pan American Symphony Orchestra: Pasion por Tango. With the Cavallaro Quartet, singer Claudia Gargiulo and tango dancers. 8 p.m. May 10. $25, $36.

Harman Center for the Arts

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

• Happenings at the Harman: Silk Road Dance Ensemble. The award-winning company in traditional dance and costuming from the Silk Road. Noon April 30. $10. Reservations requested but not required. Call 202/547-3230, option 1 to reserve a space. Boxed lunches available on request. $10 each.

Kenmore Performing Arts Center

Kenmore Middle School, 200 S. Carlin Springs Road, Arlington. 703/524-4641.

• Bowen McCauley Dance and BMD Junior Company. Saint-Saens’ “Carnival of the Animals” and other works. 7:30 p.m. May 3; 3 p.m. May 4. Free creative-movement class for children following the May 4 performance. $10, $20; children 5 and under free.

Kennedy Center

Millennium Stage, F Street and New Hampshire Avenue NW. Performances start at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Free. 202/467-4600, www.kennedy-center.org

• Merasi. Dance troupe from Rajasthan, India, melds sacred Hindu, Sufi and traditional folk music. April 29.

•The ClancyWorks Dance Company. The Silver Spring ensemble, which uses dance to advance social action, performs “Noise,” “Taking Steps to Climbing Mountains” and a new work. April 30.

• Daystar: Contemporary Dance Drama of Indian America. The first dance company in the United States created with all-native performers. Presented in cooperation with the National Museum of the American Indian. May 1.

Kennedy Center

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

• Performance Plus: Black Grace master class. The all-male New Zealand dance troupe, made up mostly of Pacific Islanders and Maori tribe members, in a 90-minute intermediate to advanced master class. 11 a.m. April 26. $15. Sold out.

• Black Grace. Fusing the traditional and contemporary dance forms of New Zealand. 7:30 p.m. April 25, 26. $36. Sold out. Post-performance discussion April 25, free with performance ticket.

The Lyceum

201 S. Washington St., Alexandria. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Closed holidays. 703/838-4994, www.alexandriahistory.org

• Alexandria Performing Arts Association: Dance in the Round with Tehreema Mitha. Dance inspired by India. 4 p.m. April 27. Free. Donations accepted. Information: 703/549-1421, www.wmpa.us

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts

801 Chase St., Annapolis. 410/280-5640, www.marylandhall.org

• Expressions Dance Company: “A Tribute to Broadway Musicals.” 4 p.m. May 18. $18.

Strathmore: The Music Center

5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. 301/581-5100, www.strathmore.org

• Philadanco. The Philadelphia-based modern dance troupe in a program of material rooted in jazz, modern and African traditions. 8 p.m. May 16. $18-$38.

THEARC (Town Hall Education, Arts and Recreation Campus)

1901 Mississippi Ave. SE. 202/484-3272, www.thearcdc.org

• Youth Dance Festival at THEARC. The best and brightest youth from the metro area in performances of various dance styles. 4 p.m. May 10, $10, $15. Free for one child 12 and under with each paying adult.

Warner Theatre

13th and E streets NW. 202/397-SEAT, www.warnertheatre.com

• The Washington Ballet: “Cinderella.” Septime Webre’s spectacle. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Saturday, Sunday. May 7-11. $20-$80.

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