METROdances are free, but you'll have to buy a ticket to ride the METRO; it's so worth it because they're bringing along traveling trumpets and a brass quintet. What's it all about? Well, in addition to showcasing new music by living composers (we'll hear an original composition by Charles Halka), the framers also want our car culture-centric community to get out and learn more about the METRO system. Sounds good to us.
5 to 6 p.m. April 22 and 23. Performances begin at Dryden/TMC and end with a picnic at Market Square Park; start off at Hermann Park or join in anywhere along the Red Line. For information, visit framedance.org. Free.
Catch the Red Line this weekend and you might see something other than commuters obsessed with smart phones. Frame Dance Productions is sending out their most extroverted dancers, also called framers, to perform on Houston's METRORail between the Medical Center and downtown Houston. The