Here is a list of dance performances in L.A. for Sept. 22-29:
San Pedro Festival of the Arts Includes performances by Louise Reichlin & Dancers / Los Angeles Choreographers & Dancers, Kairos Dance Company, White Crane Dance Theatre and others. Anderson Memorial Senior Center (on the lawn), 828 S. Mesa St., San Pedro. Sun., 1 to 4:15 p.m. Free. triartsp.com
Swan Lake Russian Ballet Theatre presents the Tchaikovsky classic. Fox Performing Arts Center, 3801 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside. Sun., 2 p.m. Also at the Wiltern, 3790 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. Tue., 7:30 p.m.; the Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale. Wed., 7:30 p.m.; and Oxnard Performing Arts Center, 800 Hobson Way, Oxnard. Thu., 7 p.m. $25 and up. russianballettheatre.com
The Want CAP UCLA presents this contemporary dance opera, with choreography by Adam Linder and music by Ethan Braun, inspired by the Bernard Marie-Koltès play “In the Solitude of the Cotton Fields.” REDCAT, 631 W. 2nd St., L.A. Sun., 7 p.m. $18-$35. (310) 825-2101. cap.ucla.edu
L.A. Dances Two-month festival, with three distinct programs, features classic and contemporary works by Kyle Abraham, Bella Lewitsky, Benjamin Millepied and others. L.A. Dance Project, 2245 E. Washington Blvd., L.A. Thu.-next Sun., 8 p.m.; ends Nov. 24. $45. (213) 422-8762. ladanceproject.org
The new play “The Abuelas” delves into the disappeared of Argentina’s “dirty war.”
Openings around L.A., including George Rodriguez at VPAM, Shirin Neshat’s videos at the Broad and the conscientious architecture of Brooks & Scarpa.
The out-and-back Alta Canyada trail in La Cañada Flintridge gives you panoramic view of L.A.'s basin and hills.
Gold and yellow are the primary tones at the mountain resort north of L.A.
BodyTraffic The L.A.-based company launches a residency at the Wallis with a world premiere by choreographer Michaela Taylor, plus works by Matthew Neenan, Fernando Hernando Magadan and choreographic duo Wewolf. Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Bram Goldsmith Theater, 9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills. Thu.-Sat., 7:30 p.m. $39-$99. (310) 746-4000. TheWallis.org
2019 Laguna Dance Festival New York City’s Parsons Dance Company, Montreal’s Rubberband and Ballet West from Salt Lake City are featured in the 15th edition of the annual showcase. Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine. Fri.-Sat., 7:30 p.m.; next Sun., 2 p.m. $45-$100. lagunadancefestival.org
Los Angeles Youth Ballet Family-friendly double-bill features Prokofiev’s “Peter & the Wolf” and Cedric Dodd’s new contemporary dance piece “Mixed Motions.” El Portal Theatre, 5269 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood. Fri., 8 p.m.; Sat., 2 and 7 p.m.; next Sun., 2 p.m. $28. (818) 508-4200. elportaltheatre.com
Malavika Sarukkai The dancer-choreographer and company present an evening of classical Indian dance. The Broad Stage, 1310 11th St., Santa Monica. Sat., 6 p.m. $22-$45. eventbrite.com