Calendar Of Events Dance
Written by Miami Today on November 29, 2012
MDC Live Arts presents the Rennie Harris Puremovement dance company as it celebrates its 20th anniversary. The company performs a program of groundbreaking work created between 1992 and 2011, including "Something to do with Love Vol. I," the first installment of a three-part flirty, infectious romp set to the rhythms of Marvin Gaye and Nina Simone; and "Continuum," showcasing Harris and his company. 8 p.m. Nov. 30-Dec. 1. Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. $10 MDC students. $25 others. Details: (305) 237-3010 or www.mdclivearts.org.
Miami Youth Ballet performs Tchaikovsky’s "The Nutcracker," a dance telling of a little girl’s dreamlike journey to the magical Land of the Sweets, the Sugarplum Fairy, dazzling costumed characters, and beautiful score. 8 p.m. South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211th St., Cutler Bay. $25-$35. Details: (786) 573-5300 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.smdcac.org.
"Stomp," the eight-member percussion troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments — matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, hubcaps — to fill the auditorium with magnificent rhythms. 8 p.m. Additional performances through Dec. 9. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Ziff Ballet Opera House, Miami. $26-$56. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.