If anyone else besides Dance Houston tried to present a show as huge as Vida del Baile, wed say theyd lost their mind. But for a Dance Houston show, we expect nothing less than huge and exciting. Vida del Baile is a mega concert with more than 100 dancers performing a vivacious mix of Latin styles including contemporary, tango, salsa, samba, reggaetón and traditional folk works. Vida celebrates Cinco de Mayo and gives the Latino artists and organizations Dance Houston thinks you ought to know about a little stage time. Sabor Mexico Theatrical Dance Company and Alegria Dance and Performing Arts Company, along with Strictly Street Salsa and Luna Tango Productions, are all on schedule. And the program promises more than just a few surprises. Seen a reggaetón ballet lately, anyone? Well after tonight, you can say you have. 7 p.m. Wortham Center, 501 Texas. For information, call 713-526-1049 or visit www.dancehouston.org. $15 to $31.50.
Tue., May 5, 7 p.m., 2009