Robbie McCauley in "Love & Race in the U.S. Revisited" & Dawn Akemi Saito's humor & horror piece "Ha" (Weds. & Thurs. at 8); Josefina Baez performs "Dominicanish" & Jenny Bass' performance interprets interviews from Balanchine's Ballerinas in "My Affair with the Teacher" (Fri. & Sat. at 8, mat. Sun at 3); Dance Theater Workshop, 219 W. 19th St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 924-0077; $15, $10 st./s.c., & child. 12 & under.
DANCE WORKS IN PROGRESS
Series feat. works by new & established choreographers. Tonight, Karen Bernard, Wendy Blum & Ed Winslow perform, followed by discussion moderated by Debra Wanner; Arts at University Settlement, 184 Eldridge St. (betw. Rivington & Rivington Sts.), 674-9120 ext.183; Weds. at 8, $5 [through 11/17].
GARTH FAGAN DANCE
Premiere of "Woza" attempts to define the word "come," with music by Lion King composer Lebo M., performance also incl. revivals; Joyce Theater, 175 8th Ave. (19th St.), 242-0800; Weds.-Sat. at 8, Sun. at 2 & 7:30, $35 [through 11/21].
Choreographer & 16-member troupe perform Balanchine's "Meditation," "Romeo & Juliet" & others, part of Step Lively: Dance at the New Victory; New Victory Theater, 209 W. 42nd St. (B'way), 239-6200; Weds., Fri. & Tues. at 7, Sat. at 2 & 7, mat. Sun. at 3, $10-$20 [through 11/28].
Flamenco performances in tapas bar; El Patio Del East Side, 211 E. 60th St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd Aves.), 838-9090; Fri. & Sat. 8:30, $25.
FRIDAYS @ NOON
One-hour informal performances by upcoming choreographers, followed by discussion. Today, Monica Bill Barnes, Guta Hedwig, Barbara Mahler & Wendy Blum; 92nd St. Y, 1395 Lexington Ave. (92nd St.), 996-1100; Fri. at 12, free.
M'ZANA DANZ PRODUCTIONZ, trust fund
Night of "hip-hop-ified" African art forms, dance & music in "Flare: II AfricanARTiculationz," followed by hieroglyph party from 9-12; The Kitchen, 512 W. 19th St. (10th Ave.), 255-5793; Fri. & Sat. at 8, $15, $10 after 9.
THE ORIENTAL BALLET
Japanese troupe consisting of Rika Yu, Maxim Belotserkovsky, Irina Dvoronvenko & OuLu performs "Songs of the Himalayas;" Town Hall, 123 W. 43rd St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 307-4100; Sun. at 7:30, $35-$65.
THE PEGGY SPINA TAP CO.
Dance Theater Workshop pres. an evening of tap dance & music with choreographers Peggy Spina, Cintia Chamecki, Jennifer Wehr & Buster Brown entitled "Just in Time;" Spina Loft, 115 Prince St. (betw. Greene & Wooster Sts.), 674-8885; Fri. at 8, Sat. at 6 & 8:30, $15.
"Empathy" & other works by Spradlin performed by Trisha Bauman, Walter Dendervill, Justine Lynch, Paige Martin & Tasha Taylor; Danspace Project at St. Marks Church, 131 E. 10th St. (2nd Ave.), 674-8194; Thurs.-Sun. at 8:30, $12.
TANGO & TANGO
Spanish dancing & singing production from Thalia Spanish Theater in Queens comes to Theater East, 211 E. 60th St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd Aves.), 838-9090; Weds. & Thurs. at 8, Sun. at 4, $30.
WOMB, TEMPLE OF CHILD
Annual event celebrates childhood through dance, acrobatics & music; West-Park Church, 165 W. 86th St. (Amsterdam Ave.), 769-3131; Sat. 2-4, $20, $10 child.