The members of the Houston City Dance Company explore life's turning points in Awakenings, a seven-piece program. Included is Symphony of Brotherhood, performed to a mix of violins and excerpts from the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s I Have a Dream speech. Lighter in tone is That's Not My Name, which celebrates femininity with sass and grace. 7:30 p.m. Rice University, 6100 Main. For information, call 713-529-6100 or visit www.houstoncitydance.com. $10 to $15.
Sat., Dec. 5, 7:30 p.m., 2009