The week ahead in L.A. dance, Aug. 13-20: Aszure Barton's 'Awáa' and more

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The week ahead in L.A. dance, Aug. 13-20, 2017

 

Dance in Progress Kai Hazelwood presents new works by L.A.-based choreographers. Downtown Dance & Movement, 1144 S. Hope St., L.A. Sun., 8 p.m. $12. (213) 335-3511.

Le Fate in Italia The fairies from Tchaikovsky’s “The Sleeping Beauty” dance to music from Rossini’s “Guillaume Tell” in this new mashup; program also includes dances from Léo Delibes’ “Lakmé.” American Contemporary Ballet, The Bloc, 32nd floor, 700 S. Flower St., L.A. Sun., 2 and 4 p.m. $50-$105. (800) 838-3006.

Tino Sehgal: (Untitled), 2000 A dancer explores different forms of 20th-century iconic choreography in this solo work; viewer discretion advised (contains nudity). L.A. Times Central Court, LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. Sun., 8 p.m. Free; reservations requires. (323) 857-6010.

The 11th Annual MixMatch Dance Festival Four-day showcase features Hart Pulse Dance Company, Jacksonville Dance Theatre, Arpana Dance Company and many others. The Miles Memorial Playhouse, 1130 Lincoln Blvd., Santa Monica. Thu.-Sat., 7:30 p.m.; next Sun., 2 p.m.; ends Aug. 20. $18. www.HartPulseDance.com.

Awáa Aszure Barton & Artists present the L.A. premiere of this work celebrating sexuality and humanity. Ford Theatres, 2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East, Hollywood. Fri., 8:30 p.m. $25 and up. www.fordtheatres.org.

On Me Jacob Jonas The Company explores the concept of carrying the weight of the world on one’s shoulders; musicians Tim Hecker and Kara-Lis Coverdale also perform. Ford Theatres, 2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East, Hollywood. Sat., 8:30 p.m. $25 and up. www.fordtheatres.org.

Forever Flamenco Antonio Triana and Company perform with featured dancers Mizuho Sato, Oscar Valero, Daniela Zermeño and Alice Blumenfeld. Gallery Theatre, Barnsdall Art Park, 4800 Hollywood Blvd., L.A. Next Sun., 8 p.m. $30-$50. (323) 663-1525.

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Kenneth Turan reviews "Wind River," directed by Taylor Sheridan and starring Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen. Video by Jason H. Neubert.

Kenneth Turan reviews "Wind River," directed by Taylor Sheridan and starring Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen. Video by Jason H. Neubert.

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Kenneth Turan reviews "Wind River," directed by Taylor Sheridan and starring Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen. Video by Jason H. Neubert.

Kenneth Turan reviews "Wind River," directed by Taylor Sheridan and starring Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen. Video by Jason H. Neubert.

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Justin Chang reviews "Columbus," directed by Kogonada and starring John Cho and Haley Lu Richardson. Video by Jason H. Neubert.

Justin Chang reviews "Columbus," directed by Kogonada and starring John Cho and Haley Lu Richardson. Video by Jason H. Neubert.

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"Step" tells the inspirational story of Baltimore teens’ triumph against the odds.

"Step" tells the inspirational story of Baltimore teens’ triumph against the odds.

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Rebecca Sugar, Zach Callison, Deedee Magno Hall and Michaela Dietz stop by the L.A. Times' Comic-Con studio to talk "Steven Universe" (and sing some songs).

Rebecca Sugar, Zach Callison, Deedee Magno Hall and Michaela Dietz stop by the L.A. Times' Comic-Con studio to talk "Steven Universe" (and sing some songs).

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Watch "Steven Universe" creator Rebecca Sugar perform "Be Wherever You Are."

Watch "Steven Universe" creator Rebecca Sugar perform "Be Wherever You Are."

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