Highlights of the Dance Is the Answer Festival

Friday, April 24, 2009

Most events are free; some are ticketed. For a full schedule, visit http://www.danceistheanswer.org.

Today Edgeworks Dance Theater, an African American all-male company, 6 p.m., Kennedy Center Millennium Stage, 2700 F St. NW (Metro: Foggy-Bottom, with free shuttles).

Saturday American Dance Institute open house with Angelina Ballerina, noon, 1570 E. Jefferson St., Rockville.

Lecture on Russian classical ballet, 3 p.m., Kirov Academy, 4301 Harewood Rd. NE.

Monday Performance by Jane Franklin Dance and post-show chat, 7 p.m., Arlington County Cultural Building, 3700 Four Mile Run Dr., No. 129.

Wednesday Beginning hip-hop class, 8 p.m., Joe's Movement Emporium, 3309 Bunker Hill Rd., Mount Rainier.

Thursday "Dancing 4 Ever: Improv Random Selection/Concrete Choices," 12:30 p.m., Calvary Baptist Church, 755 Eighth St. NW.

May 1 "Horse's Mouth," 8 p.m., Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St. NE (also May 3 at 2 p.m.).

May 2 "Your World Moves," 2 p.m., Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St. NE.

May 3 Free kids and adult classes in bhangra/Bollywood-style dance, 3 p.m., Knock on Wood Studio, 8700 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring.

Dance Is the Answer closing party, 8:30 p.m., Chief Ike's Mambo Room, 1725 Columbia Rd. NW.

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