New England Open – Ballroom Dance Championship

James Powers Hall at Needham Town Hall
September 21, 2019
9:30 am - 11:30 pm

The Dance Championship is a full day event of competitions, shows and workshops, outlining the grace and skills of the ballroom dance contestants. The contests are mixed with intervals of social ballroom dancing, games with the audience and professional dance performances. Featuring will be dances like Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Cha-cha, Rumba, Salsa with the traditional…

We Try to Live Together

Boston Center for the Arts
September 26, 2019
7:30 pm
September 27, 2019
8:00 pm
September 28, 2019
8:00 pm
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We Try to Live Together brings audiences together to explore the issues that drive us apart. Callie Chapman, Michael Figueroa, Megham McLyman & Kristen Duffy Young, Marsha Parrilla, Catherine Siller, and J. Michael Winward present personal and political works addressing themes of migration, gender, identity, and interior space. Audiences move between the Plaza Theatre and…

BU Dance Showcase 2019

BU Dance Theater
September 27, 2019
8:00 pm

The concert includes teen and seasoned performers in works by BU faculty choreographers Paul Jackson, Margot Parsons, DeAnna Pellecchia, Shaina Schwartz and several aerial pieces by Lynda Rieman, Colleen Roddy, and Liz Roncka (bungee) Marin Orlosky Randow (silks) and Paul Jackson (trapeze); guest artists Ernesto Lea Place and Caitlin Quinn (aerial straps); and two pieces…

“I AM TANGO” by Tango Lovers

Regent Theater
October 9, 2019
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

“I AM TANGO” by TANGO LOVERS, multiple times awarded “Best Show of the Year” and “Best International Production”. Directly from Argentina & Uruguay an unforgettable experience with an ensemble of 24 world-­renowned professionals, dancers and musicians “I AM TANGO” by TANGO LOVERS presents a distinctive tango experience by staging its artistic evolution over time. The…

FERNANDA GHI DANCE COMPANY

The Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA
October 11, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
October 12, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
October 13, 2019
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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At its core, tango is an elegant form of communication. Two dancers embrace and harness opposing energies to move as one. The Fernanda Ghi Dance Company (FGDC) fuses Argentine tango with other styles of dance to present the Boston premiere of Black + White, a theatrical dance performance that explores the concept of opposition in…

LI LUI – THE ACROBAT

Scottish Rite Museum Auditorium
October 12, 2019
2:00 pm

Li Liu was born in the city of Shenyang in the Northeast of China. At the age of six she began her acrobatic training, and the following year she was chosen to attend The Chinese National Circus School in the capital city of Beijing. While in Beijing she trained for eight hours a day until…

SOUNDS OF KOREA

Scottish Rite Museum Auditorium
October 12, 2019
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm

Sounds of Korea is one of the best known Korean dance and music group in the United States. This New York-based Korean professional performing group consists of a dance troupe, an instrumental chamber ensemble, and a percussion ensemble. Sue Yeon Park. The Director of this program and well-known dancer and musician learned to dance and…

THE TANGO –Raul Jaurena and Friends

Scottish Rite Museum Auditorium
October 12, 2019
8:00 pm - 9:15 pm

Raul Jaurena is amongst the best known Tango musicians in the world. Making his home in Argentina and New York, he has won several awards, including the Grammy. He has performed at major venues around the world and been invited to perform at the White House. He has played with other illustrious musicians like YoYo…

THE PACO DE LUCÍA PROJECT with Farruco

Berklee Performance Center
October 19, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Produced by 10-time Latin Grammy winner Javier Limón, The Paco de Lucía Project reassembles the band that toured with the legendary flamenco guitarist for the last 10 years of his illustrious career, including Antonio Sánchez on guitar, David de Jacoba on vocals, Alain Pérez on bass, Piraña on percussion, Antonio Serrano on harmonica, and flamenco…

LES BALLETS JAZZ DE MONTRÉAL- Dance Me, Music of Leonard Cohen

Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre
October 25, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
October 26, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Internationally renowned Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal presents the Boston premiere of Dance Me, an exclusive creation inspired by the rich and profound work of Montréal-based poet, artist, and songwriter Leonard Cohen. Approved by Cohen during his lifetime and under the artistic direction of Louis Robitaille and the strong and bold dramaturgy of Eric Jean,…