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Dance Extravaganza — The Las Cruces Chamber Ballet’s annual performance is 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, May 25-26, at NMSU’s Atkinson Music Recital Hall in Las Cruces. Tickets: $15 (Ticketmaster). Information: (575) 527-1893 or michelesdanceacademy.biz.
Ballet School of Vivian Eurich — The Classical Ballet School of Vivian Eurich presents its annual spring dance recital at 7 p.m. Friday, June 2, at the Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial, featuring pieces from various classical ballets. Admission is free. Information: 591-9576.
Father’s Day Dinner — LULAC council #22269 hosts a fundraising Fathers Day Dinner and Dance 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, June 3, at the Forum Ballroom, 3800 Mattox. Dinner at 6:30 p.m. with music By Azucar and Tejas bands. BYOB and munchies; beer, sodas and set ups offered. Dance begins at 9 p.m. Tickets: $35 per person. Information: Julie 248-6191, or Rose Ortega, 588-2365.
For the Love of Dance — The dance studio presents its student performance, “Aladdin,” 7 p.m. Saturday, June 3, at UTEP’s Magoffin Auditorium, featuring students from pre-school to adult. Admission is free; event usually fills fast. Information: 276-6522 or 4lovedance.com.
Taller de Tango Musica y Baile — Elena Baker Dance Studio, 1815 Trawood Ste B, hosts the tango workshop on the original way Tango was danced in the ’40s and ’50s 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 10. Coffee and empanadas for sale. Cost: $10. Bring a partner. Information: 820-6243 or elenabakerdance.com.
‘A Night in the 40s’ — Paso Del Norte Big Band, a 16-piece group, hosts 1940s style dancing and music, 8 to 11 p.m. Friday, June 23, at Shundo Ballroom, 120 N. Paragon. The band will play hits from the big band era including Glenn Miller, Harry James, Artie Shaw, Perez Prado, Gene Krupa and more. BOYB; food and snacks allowed. Admission: $15. Information: 532-2043, 203-7292, email@example.com or on Facebook at PDNbigband.
‘Carmen’ — Compañia de Ballet Clasíco de la UACJ, under the direction of Maru Becerra, presents the ballet based on Bizet’s opera about the passionate free-spirited woman at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 23-24, at Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial. Tickets available at the door. Cost to be announced. Information on Facebook at CompaniaDeBalletDeLaUacj.
‘Re-Stories of the Borderland’ — The collection of contemporary dance performances depicting life along the border set to popular regional music is 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 30-July 1, at Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial. Admission is free. Information: 532-7273.
Argentine Tango Saturday Night Milonga — Paso Del Norte Tango Club hosts lessons 8 to 9 p.m. every Saturday, at Sunland Dance Studio, 1769 Victory Lane, Sunland Park, followed by a practice milonga. No partner needed; beginners welcome. Cost: $10 (includes free lesson). Information: 227-8953, 422-3338 or pasodelnortetangoclub.com.
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.
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