Performances This Week

Listings AFTER THE BABBLE. Tucson Center for the Performing Arts. 40 E. 14th St. Tucson's newest dance company, NEW ARTiculations, presents After the Babble, a collection of modern dances at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 10 and 11. Advance tickets are $8 general, $6 for students; they'll cost $2 more at the door. Call 622-5018 for information.


AFRICAN DANCE. Learn the movements of dance from Guinea, Senegal, Nigeria and Afro-Brazilian and Cuban regions with teacher Denise Hawthorne Bey. You'll also learn the intricacies of the music, and the traditional songs and their meanings. Classes meet at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Cost is $10 general, $8 for students, and $5 for kids grades K through 12. The location of the classes has recently changed. Call 623-8231 for new location 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, which includes a free, professional dance lesson from 7 to 8 p.m. Annual membership is $25. Call 885-4599 for information.

DANCE AND DRUMS. The Barbea Williams Performing Company offers classes in Pre-African and Pre-Ballet for children; African Brazilian/West African, African Cuban/West African, and West African drum lessons for teens and adults. Registration is on-going. Call 628-7785 for information.

DANCE CLASSES. 121 E. Seventh St. Intensive classes in everything from low-flying trapeze to jazz, modern dance and Capoeira for adults and children of all abilities. Classes run through July 31. Call 624-7552, or email, for more information.

MODERN DANCE. NEW ART Loft. 61 E. Congress St. Guest artist Charlotte Adams teaches a six-week workshop. Call 320-7844 for class times and information. Jennifer Pollack teaches intermediate modern dance classes to help find and strengthen your center, improve placement, and explore and develop individual style from
7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday evenings. Cost is $7 per class. Call 320-7844 for information.

WEST AFRICAN DANCE. Zenith Center. 330 E. Seventh St. Learn songs and dances of West Africa and the West African Diaspora from master dancer Donald Eno Washington. Mixed-level classes meet from 7:15 to
8:45 p.m. Tuesdays, and from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays. Beginning classes are taught by Lauren Green from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursdays. Call 206-9250 for information. TW

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