Calendar Of Events Dance
Written by Miami Today on April 30, 2009
Now in its sixth year, the Miami Dance Festival brings together Miami-based ballet, flamenco and modern dance companies for a six-week celebration of the art. Participating companies include the Momentum Dance Co., Ballet Flamenco La Rosa, The Dance Now! Ensemble, Iroko Afro-Cuban Dance Theater and Bollywood dancer Geeta Dias. Performers will dazzle audiences at such venues as the Colony Theater, Miami Beach Cinematheque, the Manuel Artime Theater and the Byron Carlyle Theatre. Ends May 9. Details: (305) 858-7002 or www.momentumdance.com.
Karen Peterson and Dancers spring concert present several performances of video-dance fusion. The performances, titled "Mano a Mano" and "Future Memories," feature dancers with and without physical disabilities interacting with live-video projections. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 4 p.m. Sunday. Excello Dance Space, 8700B SW 129th Terrace, South Miami. $10. Details: (305) 298-5879 or www.karenpetersondancers.org.
The Performing Arts Network, a non-profit coalition of professional performing artists and arts organizations, hosts an evening with the Dance Now! Ensemble. 7 p.m. 13126 W Dixie Hwy, North Miami. Details: (305) 899-7730.