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Free Belly Dance Open House

Tue., Aug. 20, 6:15-8 p.m.
Cordova Community Center 1017 Sanga, Memphis Cordova

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Join Karsilama Tribal Belly Dance for an open house with door prizes, food, mini introductory belly dance choreography class, performances, and more.

Dance Night

First and Third Tuesday of every month, 7-10 p.m.
Baker Community Center 7942 Church, Millington, Millington Frayser/Millington

Evening of dancing with music provided by The Jim Mahannah Band or Wally and Friends.

Brooks Milongas

Third Wednesday, Thursday of every month, 6:30 p.m.
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art 1934 Poplar, Memphis Midtown

Members of the Argentine Tango Society give lessons and tango demonstrations in the rotunda. 544-6209

Argentine Tango Society

Wednesdays, 6-7:30 p.m.
Bert Ferguson Community Center 8085 Trinity, Memphis Cordova

All level dancers; everyone is welcome. 341-9282

Tropical Thursdays

Thursdays, 7-9 p.m. Continues through Aug. 29
River Garden 51 Riverside Drive, Memphis Downtown

Come to the river to dance or listen to Latin music while the sun sets over the Mississippi River. hosted by Seda Latin Dance. Open to all dancers, with or without experience. (901) 312-9190

Velvetina's Blue Moon Revue

Every other Thursday-Saturday, 7-9 p.m. Continues through Aug. 31
Mollie Fontaine Lounge 679 Adams, Memphis Downtown

Buy Tickets$30

A dazzling dinner show featuring live, local music and the best in glamorous, classic burlesque. 917-705-0945

Alima Tribe and Friends Belly Dance Show

Sat., Aug. 24, 7-9 p.m.
Rumba Room 303 S. Main, Memphis Downtown

Buy Tickets$15

Second annual show highlighting dances and original choreography by Alima Tribe and other local dancers. 523-0020

Memphis Argentine Tango Society

Sundays, 5:30-7 p.m. Continues through Dec. 22
TheatreWorks 2085 Monroe, Memphis Overton Square

Dedicated to promoting Argentine Social Tango like it is danced in Buenos Aires. All levels of dancers are welcome. (901) 849-2243

Shrine Tea Dance

First Sunday of every month, 2-6 p.m.
Al Chymia Shrine Center 5770 Shelby Oaks, Memphis East Memphis

Featuring Noble Sounds Orchestra and the Bankers. Semi-formal attire. BYOB. 901-377-7336

USA Dance Greater Memphis Annual Ice Cream Social

Second Saturday of every month, 7-10 p.m.
Advent Presbyterian Church 1879 N. Germantown Parkway, Cordova Cordova

Waltz on in for all the ice cream you can eat with sundae toppings and DJ recorded ballroom music. 901-853-1413 or 662-340-3720

Catapult Shadow Dance Theater

Sun., Sept. 29, 7-8:30 p.m.

Buy Tickets$30 for adults, $25 for students

Performance combining dance, story-telling, and sculpture, as silhouettes caper across screens. 901-537-1483

Romeo and Juliet

Sat., Oct. 12, 8-10 p.m., Sun., Oct. 13, 2-4 p.m., Fri., Oct. 18, 8-10 p.m., Sat., Oct. 19, 2-4 & 8-10 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 20, 2-4 p.m.
Playhouse on the Square 66 S. Cooper, Memphis Overton Square

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Steven McMahon’s take on the enduring story of feuding families and timeless love, set to the iconic score by Sergei Prokofiev, returns to the stage of Playhouse on the Square to kick-off Ballet Memphis’ 33rd season. 737-7322

Saturday Series: Companhia Urbana De Dança

Sat., Nov. 9, 10 a.m.
The Halloran Centre 225 S. Main, Memphis Downtown

Artistic director Sonia Destri Lie's original mix of contemporary Brazilian dance and hip-hop infuses both forms with new rigor, meditative one moment, explosive the next. 901-525-3000

World of Dance

Sun., Nov. 10, 6-9 p.m.
Graceland Soundstage 3717 Elvis Presley, Memphis Whitehaven/Airport

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Live dance showcase of raw talent, dedication, and jaw-dropping choreography. 877-777-0606

Karsilama Winter Raqs: A Variety Show and Workshops

Sat., Dec. 7, 6:30-9 p.m.
Cordova Community Center 1017 Sanga, Memphis Cordova

Buy Tickets$15-20

Belly dance workshop and opening reception with live music and light appetizers, cultural pieces from the Memphis-area dance community, demonstrations, and the Karsilama Tribal Belly Dance Shop.

Angelina Ballerina

Sat., Dec. 14, 2:30 p.m.

Angelina and her friends are planning an absolutely, positively, spectacular holiday dance pageant; the best in all of Mouseland. 901-385-6440

Swedish Jam Factory

Fri., Jan. 31, 8-9:30 p.m.

Buy Tickets$28 for adults, $23 for students

The dynamic duo of Thomas Bergstig and Isaac Middleton make up and break rules as they go along. 901.537.1483

Ballet 5:8 Presents The Space in Between

Sat., March 21, 7 p.m.
The Halloran Centre 225 S. Main, Memphis Downtown


Pilobolus - Shadowland: The New Adventure

Sat., March 28, 8 p.m.

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The sequel to Shadowlands, a marvelous mash-up of animation, video, shadow theater, and connected bodies that culminates in a wild adventure to save a magical bird. 751-7500
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