CROSSING CUSTOMS IMMIGRANT MASTERS OF MUSIC & DANCE

Shalin Liu Performance Center
September 8, 2018
7:30 pm

  Mass Cultural Council will be featuring four artistic traditions from the many vital contributions by our immigrant communities whom Massachusetts has welcomed throughout its history. A traditional Chinese Lion Dance will be performed by members of Boston’s Gund Kwok Asian Lion and Dragon Dance Troupe, led by Sifu Cheng Imm Tan. A Nepalese group will perform music of the Gandharvas, featuring Shyam Nepali on sarangi…

Short & Suite

Cotuit Center for the Arts
September 8, 2018
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Ryan P. Casey, named a 2018 Finalist in Choreography by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, returns with an evening of both new and repertory pieces never before presented at the Cotuit Center for the Arts. With their signature blend of humor, storytelling, and infectious percussion, the nationally recognized tap dancer and his merry band of rhythm-makers…

Cambridge Carnival

Kendall Square |
September 9, 2018
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Cambridge Carnival International is a colorful and festive celebration that is rooted in African traditions. Carnival secretly allowed public communication and cultural bonding for the Afro-Caribbean cultures from as far back as the 1600s. The festival, now a Cambridge institution, attracts thousands of people and is the largest festival in Cambridge. The highlight of the…

Tiny & Short: A Drop In The Bucket

The Dance Complex
September 14, 2018
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
September 15, 2018
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
September 16, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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The Dance Complex will host – once again! – an evening of engaged movement experiences – for audience and artists alike! Choreographers and performers will investigate the constrictions of space and time as a means to expand invention and structure. Within the casually intimate environment of Studio 7, audiences will be immersed in the exciting…

HIVELAND

Multicultural Arts Center
September 21, 2018
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
September 22, 2018
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
September 28, 2018
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hailed as one of “the most intelligent and innovative dance troupes in Boston” (Boston Arts Review), Luminarium Dance Company returns after a two-year creation period with its newest feature production, HIVELAND. Immerse yourself among HIVELAND’s athletic and ethereal performers as they venture through a portal into the unknown, while composer Christos Zevos sets the pace…

Disney Junior Dance Party On Tour

Wang Theatre
September 22, 2018
2:00 pm
September 22, 2018
5:00 pm

Are you ready to DANCE?!? Disney Junior Dance Party On Tour Presented by Pull-Ups® Training Pants! is an ALL NEW interactive live concert experience. Sing and dance along to Disney Junior’s greatest hits with your favorite characters. Kids of all ages and their families are all invited to the biggest dance party around! The Disney…

Supper, People On The Move

The Dance Complex
September 28, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
September 29, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
September 30, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Silvana Cardell’s Supper, People on the Move! has been greeted with rave reviews and packed houses since its 2015 premiere in Philadelphia. This work brims with the emotional power embedded in the examination of the immigrant journey. From this rich and fertile history Cardell creates evocative forms of movement— abstract, personal, universal—performed with unrelenting physicality…

Lord of the Dance Dangerous Games

Emerson Colonial Theatre
September 28, 2018
8:00 pm

Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games, with music composed by Gerard Fahy, premiered at the iconic London Palladium in September 2014 to mark the milestone 20th anniversary since Michael Flatley became an international sensation. The show continues to thrill audiences around the globe with its intoxicating mix of dance and music that fuses the traditional…

Dancing Through the Decades with Dance Caliente

Medford Senior Center
October 18, 2018
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Travel through time with this Interactive Ballroom Dance Show that brings the world to your feet (as well as your heart and soul). Eileen Herman-Haase and Raul Nieves of Dance Caliente perform their choreography inspired by a mix of cultures from Africa and Europe. In between every costumed dance, audience members are engaged in exciting…

PLACES PLEASE! at The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston |
October 19, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
October 20, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

PLACES PLEASE! reunites KEIGWIN + COMPANY founding choreographers Nicole Wolcott and Larry Keigwin in a zany duet that captures the anxiety and playfulness of life behind the scenes before the curtain goes up. This Boston premiere work explores the parallel and intersecting paths of the creative process, relationship, and aging of two very dynamic artists,…