Here is a list of dance performances in L.A. for Jan. 12-19:
Dance at the Odyssey 2020 L.A.-based String Theory explores the intersection of sound and movement in the new work “Landscapes and Layers.” Odyssey Theatre, 2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., West L.A. Sun., 5 p.m. $15-$25. (310) 477-2055. OdysseyTheatre.com
Dance Camera West 2020 Dance-themed documentaries, shorts and experimental films from around the world. Downtown Independent Cinema, 251 S. Main St., downtown L.A. . Sun., noon. Free with RSVP. dancecamerawest.org
Moves at The Montalbán Four-day showcase for up-and-coming dancers and choreographers. The Montalbán, 1615 Vine St., Hollywood. Wed.-Sat., 8 p.m. $40-$100. (323) 461-6999. themontalban.com
Celebrate the Lunar New Year with Pacific Symphony, see Pacific Opera Project’s latest or hear how the L.A. Master Chorale gives voice to “Sunrise.”
With its book completely rewritten, “The Last Ship” docks for a spell at Los Angeles’ Ahmanson Theatre
USC Pacific Asia Museum opens Oscar Oiwa’s immersive dreamscape made of nylon, pen, paint and air — no flat walls, no corners.
There’s so much to do in the Southern California garden right now, such as creating water-saving berms -- called hügel berms -- in your backyard.
Contra-Tiempo: JoyUs JustUs The L.A.-based urban Latin dance company presents this evening-length work about people in communities of color using the power of joy to overcome inequality. Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Bram Goldsmith Theater, 9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills. Fri.-Sat., 7:30 p.m. $29-$79. (310) 746-4000. TheWallis.org
Dance at the Odyssey 2020 The new work “Tethering” celebrates the founding of Rebecca Lemme’s Acts of Matter and Andrea Knowlton’s Dance Aegis; program also includes the L.A. premiere of Lemme’s “I/D” and Knowlton’s “This Land.” Odyssey Theatre, 2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., West L.A. Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; next Sun., 2 p.m. $15-$25. (310) 477-2055. OdysseyTheatre.com