Drip Technicolor Heidi Duckler Dance Theater performs this new site-specific work as part of Culver City’s Centennial “1988” series. Platform, 8850 Washington Blvd., Culver City. Sun., 1 p.m. Free; reservations required. www.heididuckler.org.
Fate in Italy Fairies from Tchaikovsky’s ‘Sleeping Beauty’ dance to music from Rossini’s ‘William Tell’ in this new mash-up from choreographer Lincoln Jones; The program also includes new choreography by Jones on dances from “Lakmé” by Léo Delibes. American Contemporary Ballet, The Bloc, 32nd Floor, 700 S. Flower St., LA Thurs-Fri, 8 p.m.; Sat., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.; next Sunday, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. $50-$105. (800) 838-3006.
great pleasure of the world The Kutturan Chamoru Foundation presents traditional Chamoru music and dance from Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands in a one-hour show for children ages 4-12. Ford Theaters, 2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East, Hollywood. August 12. Saturday, 10 a.m. $5; 12 and under, free; reservations recommended. (323) 461-3673.
emotions The brand new Blind Dance Company, made up of blind performers, gives its very first performance. The Lazarus Experience, 224 E. 11th St., Loft 501, LA Saturday, 7 p.m. $20, $25. www.creoutreach.org.
Modern Ballet by Raiford Rogers The troupe is accompanied by the Jacaranda Chamber Orchestra for a program that includes the world premiere of the “Joshua Tree Symphony” by composer Zbynek Mateju. Luckman Fine Arts Complex, Cal State LA, 5151 State University Drive., LA Saturday, 8:20 p.m.-$650. (323) 343-6600.
Without Borders A Stage of Our Own presents an interactive performance featuring original works inspired by cultural and ancestral connections. Pieter Performance Space, 420 W. Avenue 33, LA Saturday, 7 p.m. $10. (310) 941-8379.
Dancing in progress Kai Hazelwood presents new works by Los Angeles-based choreographers. Downtown Dance and Movement, 1144 S. Hope St., LA Next Sunday, 8 p.m. $12. (213) 335-3511.