friday, march 12

blend-annabella gonzalez dance theater presents juntos, a series of dance pieces for the spring season. the program includes three world premiere pieces, as well as dances from the company's repertoire, which blends european and american music with latin-style dances. manhattan movement arts center, 248 w. 60th st., 212-722-4128; 8 p.m., $12 to $20.



fundraiser-the non-profit, hunger-fighting charity 16000children hosts a benefit concert of russian and polish music. proceeds will benefit save the children's work in haiti; crossing borders, a faith-based organization that helps north korean refugees with food and medical assistance; and 16000children, whose name references the 16,000 children who die of hunger and hunger-related illnesses each day. hunter college, lang recital hall, 695 park ave., 212-772-4448; 8 p.m., $20.
reopening-the jan hus theatre reopens with a production of carl stillitano's play kenny and the virgin mary. through a

series of back-and-forth flashbacks, the play explores the relationship between kenny and diane, two ex-lovers who

unexpectedly meet again 13 years after he left her at the altar. proceeds from ticket sales go toward the american cancer society. the jan hus theater, 351 e. 74th st., 212-396-3304; 8 p.m., $25.
japanese prints-a new exhibition of japanese prints by the 19th-century artist utagawa kuniyoshi opens. known as "the brashest of japan's ukiyo-e printmakers," and considered by some to be the forerunner of today's manga and anime artists, kuniyoshi's work features a wide variety of subjects drawn from such diverse sources as kabuki theater and the history, religion and folklore of japan, china and other asian countries. through june 12. japan society, 333 e. 47th st., 212-832-1155; 11 a.m. to

9 p.m., $8 to $10; free 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
saturday, march 13

fractured fairy tale-the children's musical isabelle and the pretty-ugly spell tells the story of isabelle, a mistake-prone fairy godmother who casts the wrong spell in attempting to help a princess find true love. she has three days to fix her mistake. through april 25. vital theatre company, 2162 broadway, 212-579-0528; 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., $25.