June 2018

Dance

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USA Dance — USA Dance Las Cruces NM Chapter #5058, hosts an afternoon dance 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, June 3, at Mesilla Community Center, 2251 Calle de Santiago in Las Cruces, with 2-step, waltz, cha cha, salsa, tango, swing, hustle, cumbia and more. Free dance lesson with Hanna Cole 2:15 to 3 p.m. Admission: $10 ($5 members). Information: Ellen (575) 522-1438 or edavis4455@yahoo.com; or Jerry, (575) 639-3993 or geraldcarolcarson@gmail.com.

‘Nuestras Tradiciones’ — Ballet Folklorico of El Paso presents its 29th annual performance of the traditional dances of the different regions of Mexico at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 9, at Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial. Admission: $10. Information: 526-4293.

‘Under The Sea’ — For the Love of Dance dance studio presents its student performance inspired by the tale of “The Little Mermaid” at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 9, at UTEP’s Magoffin Auditorium, featuring students of all ages. Admission is free; event usually fills fast. Information: 276-6522 or 4lovedance.com.

June Luau — Shundo Ballroom Dance Studio, 120 Paragon, hosts a summer luau dance 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, June 10, with check-in at 2 p.m. hula lessons at 2:30 p.m. Admission: $11 ($7 member, military; $5 students). Information: usadance.org.

Adult Contemporary Dance Class — Onawa Life hosts the class for all adults of all levels of experience 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning June 13, at Onawa Studio, 801 N. Piedras. Dancers learn floor work, technique, improve flexibility and strength, and new choreography each month.  Cost; $10 drop in. Information: 497-4913 of onawalife.com/schedule/.

Ballet recital — The Classical Ballet School of Vivian Eurich presents its annual spring dance recital at 7 p.m. Friday, June 15, at the Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial, featuring a variety of dance styles. Admission is free. Information: 591-9576.

Contra Dance — Nana Lopez and friends hosts a contra dancing event 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, June 15, at Shundo Dance Studio, 1220 Paragon Lane, with live music by Little Table Contraband. All dances taught by caller Jeff Lindsay, no experience or partner needed. Cost: $7. Information: (512) 970-4919.

‘Swan Lake’ — Compañia de Ballet Clasíco de la UACJ, under the direction of Maru Becerra, presents the romantic ballet in four acts at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 22-23, at Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial. Admission: $10. Information: 304-9245.
  Swan princess Odette and the prince Siegfried go toe-to-toe with the villainous Von Rothbart.

Big Band Dance Club — The club sponsors dances 8 to 10 p.m. selected Thursdays or Fridays, at the Court Youth Center, 402 W. Court, in Las Cruces. Cost: $8 members, $10 others, $5 students. Dance lessons at 7 p.m. Information: (575) 526-6504.

Dancing with Parkinson’s — The dance classes for people with Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders El Paso are 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Fridays at New Hope Lutheran Church, 4801 Sun Valley. Professional caregivers and family (age 16 and older) are welcome. No dance partner necessary. Walker and wheelchair friendly. Classes are modeled after the Mark Morris Dance Group/ Brooklyn Parkinson’s Group/Dance for PD program. Beginning classes integrate all styles of music and movement. Cost: $5 for dancer/patient (first class is free). Information: 345-1438.


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