Dance Card

Randy James Dance Works celebrates its 10-year anniversary with three programs over three nights, with premieres, repertory favorites, and live, and original music by Tigger Benford and Michael Wall. John Jay Theater, 899 Tenth Ave. at 58th St. Tickets $15 are 212 924 0077. Fri & Sat., Oct. 24 & 25 at 8 p.m, Sun., Oct. 26 at 3 p.m.

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Ronald K. Brown/evidence presents two New Yokr premieres and two encores works in his season at The Joyce Theater. “Come Ye,” which celebrates Nina Simone, is also a response to 9/11. “For You,” a new solo, was created to honor Stephanie Reinhart, co-director of the American Dance Festival, who died last September. Last year’s “Walking Out the Dark” and the rousing “High Life”are also on the program. 175 Eighth Ave. at 19th St. Tickets are $36 at 212.242.0800. Tue.-Fri., Oct. 21 – 24 at 8 p.m., Sat., Oct. 25 at 2 p.m. & 8 p.m., and Sun., Oct. 26 at 2 & 7:30 p.m.

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Reggie Wilson/Fist & Heel Performance Group joins up with Trinidad’s Noble Douglas Dance Company and Zimbabwean a capella stars Black Umfolosi in “Black Burlesque (revisited),” another installment of Mr. Wilson’s continuing postmodern exploration of the African Diaspora through song and dance. Dance Theater Workshop, 219 W. 19th St. (next door to G). Tickets are $25 at 212 924 0077 or go to dtw.org. Oct. 22 – Nov. 1 at 7 p.m.

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Miral and Friends present “Glimpses,” an evening of eclectic dance, featuring a DJ, videography, and a mixture of styles, devices, and approaches (all in just under an hour). Mulberry Street Theater, 70 Mulberry St., 2nd fl. Tickets are $10 at 212 349-0126. Thu.-Sat., Oct. 23–25 at 8 p.m.

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“TEARDROP TERROR,” a trilogy created by Chris Yon starring Taryn Griggs features a different opening act every night: Friday it’s Katy Pyle, Saturday it’s Eleanor Bauer, and Sunday Zach Steel & Adam Carpenter. Ur, 445 Grand St. at Keap, Williamsburg, Brooklyn. (L train to Lorimer or G train to Metropolitan). Tickets $10 at 718 781 296. Fri-Sun., Oct. 24 – 26 at 8 p.m.

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Sens Production presents the re-staging of “Descent,” a site-specific work in a 12-story staircase by Noémie Lafrance, which won Bessie Awards for choreography and Brook’s Williams’ score. City Court Clock Tower, 108 Leonard Street (btwn. Broadway & Lafayette). Tickets are $20 in advance/$25 at the door, $15 for students at 212 868 4444. Oct. 16 – Nov. 23, Thu. & Sun. at 7p.m. and 8:30 p.m., Fri. & Sat. at 7 p.m., 8:30 p.m., and 10 p.m.

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Tere O’Connor tackles environmental issues in his new multimedia work, “Lawn,” at Dance Theater Workshop. 219 W. 19th St. Tickets are $25 at 212 924 0077. Wed.–Sat., through Oct. 18 at 7 p.m.

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Patrick Corbin, long-time dancer with Paul Taylor Dance Company, showcases four of his own works on a program entitled Take Flight. Danspace Project at St. Mark’s Church, 10th St. and Second Ave. Admission is $20 at 212 674 8194. Thu.-Sun., Sept. 25–28 at 8:30 p.m.

Dance Conversations @ The Flea Theater continue with their second installment of “new works and lively talks,” with performances by Tami Stronach, Tracy Dickson, Heidi Latsky, Suzana Stankovic, and Angela Harriell. 41 White St. in Tribeca, three blocks south of Canal between Broadway and Church. This event is free, but for more information, call 212 226-0051. Post-performance discussions moderated by Neta Pulvermacher. Tue., Oct. 28 at 7 p.m.

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Dance Anonymous presents “In the Borders of Ignorance,” an evening of works that deals with issues of myth, homosexuality, and transsexuality. Choreography by Harry Mavromichalis. The Duke on 42nd Street, 229 W. 42nd St. Tickets are $20/$15 for students/seniors/dancers at 212 239 6200 or telecharge.com. Wed.-Sat., Oct. 29–Nov. 1 at 8 p,m., Sun., Nov. 2 at 2 p.m.

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Nikolais Dance Theatre marks the 10th anniversary of the death of Alwin Nikolais with performances of the master’s works by Utah-based Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company. The Joyce Theater. 175 Eighth Ave. at 19th St. Tickets are $36 at 212 242 0800. Tue.-Fri., Oct. 28 – 31 at 8 p.m., Sat., Nov. 1 at 2 & 8 p.m., and Sun., Nov. 2 at 2 & 7:30 p.m.

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Isabel Gotzkowsky and Friends and ZGS2 Productions present “Unframed Portraits,” an evening of dance, featuring choreography by Gotzkowsky, Sasha Soreff, and Jon Zimmerman, and original music by Brian Aumueller and Jacob Robinette. WAX, 205 N. 7th St. in Williamsburg (L train to Bedford). Tickets are $15 at 718 599 7997. Wed.-Sun., Oct. 29–Nov. 2 at 8 p.m.

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Jordan Fuchs presents “Rest Stop Rendezvous,” a blend of choreography and improvisation with an existentialist edge. Danspace Project at St. Mark’s Church, 10th St. and Second Ave. Admission is $15 at 212 674 8194. Thu.-Sat., Oct. 30–Nov. 1 at 8:30 p.m., Sun., Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m.

––Brian McCormick

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