Here is a list of dance shows in L.A. for Feb. 16-23:
Astaire Dances III American Contemporary Ballet presents re-creations of classic dance routines by movie legend Fred Astaire, plus a new work by artistic director Lincoln Jones. Metropolis Los Angeles, 877 S. Francisco St., upper level, downtown L.A. Sun., 2 and 5 p.m. $45-$105. acbdances.com
Awe and Wonder Donna Sternberg & Dancers presents works created by local choreographers in collaboration with scientists from a variety of fields. The Odyssey Theatre, 2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., West L.A. Sun., 3 p.m. $20-$30. (310) 260-1198. dsdancers.com
Brazilian Carnaval Matinee L.A. Samba Dancers and others perform. Old World Huntington Beach, 7561 Center Ave. #49, Huntington Beach. Sun., 2 to 6 p.m. $15; 12 and under, free. (818) 566-1111. braziliannites.com
Forever Flamenco With featured dancers Briseyda Zárate and Lakshmi “La Chimi” Basile. The Fountain Theatre, 5060 Fountain Ave., L.A. Sun., 8 p.m. $30-$50. (323) 663-1525. fountaintheatre.com
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Valentina New York-based Ballet Nepantla mixes classical and contemporary ballet with traditional ballet folklorico in this salute to the women of revolutionary Mexico. California Lutheran University, Preus-Brandt Forum, 135 Chapel Lane, Thousand Oaks. Mon., 7 p.m. Free. (805) 493-3015. callutheran.edu
I fall, I flow, I melt L.A. Dance Project presents an updated version of company founder Benjamin Millepied’s full-length work inspired by the music of Bach. L.A. Dance Project, 2245 E. Washington Blvd., downtown L.A. Wed.-Sat., 8 p.m.; next Sun., noon and 5 p.m.; ends Feb. 29. $20, $45. LADanceProject.org
Fruits borne out of rust Japanese visual artist Tabaimo and choreographer Maki Morishita join forces for this multimedia dance work exploring the hidden world all around us. REDCAT, 631 W. 2nd St., L.A. Thu.-Sat., 8:30 p.m.; next Sun., 3 p.m. $18, $22. (213) 237-2800. redcat.org
Blue13 Dance Company The L.A.-based company that mixes modern and traditional Indian dance with ballet and hip-hop performs three works by artistic director Achinta S. McDaniel. 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
Backhausdance With(in) OCMA: Triptych Jennifer Backhaus and company present a trio of immersive, site-specific works. OCMAExpand Santa Ana, South Coast Plaza Village, 1661 W. Sunflower Ave., Santa Ana. Sat., 3 p.m. Free; RSVP at ocmaexpand.org
Drumfolk Step Afrika! stages this full-length work inspired by an uprising by enslaved Africans in South Carolina in 1739. Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge. Next Sun., 3 p.m. $36 and up. (818) 677-3000. TheSoraya.org