Performances This Week

CELEBRATE DANCE. UA Centennial Hall, east of Park Avenue on University Boulevard. The University of Arizona School of Music and Dance presents the UA Dance Ensemble in Celebrate Dance. Celebrate National Dance Week and catch a glimpse of new and innovative choreography in modern dance, jazz and ballet. Performances are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 2 and 3. Tickets are $10, $7 for students/seniors. Call the Centennial Hall box office at 621-3341 for tickets and information.


ARGENTINE TANGO. Learn the intricacies of the authentic Tango with John Dahalstrand, of Sueños Tangos Performing Company, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Sundays. Cost is $15, $60 for a block of five. Call 622-5095 for information.

BALLROOM DANCING. Dance to live music from 8 to 11 p.m. Wednesdays at Let's Dance Club, 6245 E. Bellevue. Singles and couples of all skill levels are welcome. Experience a touch of sophistication and romance with theme-dress occasions and a large, decorated ballroom. Cost is $7, $5 for members. Annual membership is $25. Call 885-4599 for information.

BALLROOM DANCING. Enjoy dancing at the Arizona Ballroom Company, 5536 E. Grant Road, from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. every Friday, and the second and fourth Saturday of each month. Singles and couples of all ages and levels are welcome. You'll start the evening with a 30-minute class, then dance the night away! You can also enjoy dancing to live music from 3 to 5:30 p.m. the first and third Sunday of the month. Cost is $5 per person. Call 290-2990 for information.

STEP IN TIME. Thursdays keep jumping with the evening dance hosted by Tucson Friends of Traditional Music. Learn the art of contra dancing with live callers and traditional music starting at 8 p.m. at the Zenith Center, 300 E. Seventh St. Dancers of all abilities are encouraged. Just wear loose, comfortable clothing and be prepared for fun. Cost is $4, $3 for members. Call 624-0602 or 327-1779 for information.

WEST AFRICAN DANCE. Denise Bey offers classes in West African Dance from 7 to 8:45 p.m. Wednesday, and 1 to 2:45 p.m. Saturdays, at the YWCA, 738 N. Fifth Ave. Call 623-8231 for information.

WEST COAST SWING. Tucson Swing Dance Club. 6245 E. Bellvue. 326-4818. Get in the swing of things at the Tucson Swing Dance Club every Thursday evening. Lessons are from 7 to 7:45 p.m. for beginners and from 7:45 to 8:30 for intermediate dancers. The joint starts jumpin' from 8:30 to 9:30 with general dancing activities for all. No partner necessary. Cost is $3, $2 for members. Call 326-4818 for information.

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