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Hoofin' it all over town

Dance your way around the city this weekend, whether your thing is hip-hop, tango or modern.


1. 'Come Fly Away'

WHAT Twyla Tharp, who reinvented dance musicals with her Billy Joel show "Movin' Out," does her flying thing to Sinatra.

WHEN | WHAT Friday night at 8, Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Marquis Theatre, 1535 Broadway.

INFO $65-$125, 212-307-4100, comeflyaway.com


2. Keigwin + Company

WHAT Larry Keigwin choreographs vibrant, humorous pieces (his "Bolero NYC" is a kooky tribute to New Yorkers of all shapes and sizes). The new season will include a premiere work set to Haydn's Symphony No. 6 in D Major.

WHEN | WHERE Friday and Saturday night at 8, Sunday at 2 p.m., Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Ave.

INFO $35 and $49, 212-242-0800, joyce.org


3. The Wiz: Emerald City

WHAT Nicholas Leichter Dance presents a " 'Wizard of Oz' for the Obama Generation," danced to music from "The Wiz," part of the spring 2010 Dancemopolitan series.

WHEN | WHERE Friday night at 8, Saturday at 9:30 p.m., Joe's Pub, 425 Lafayette St.

INFO $15 in advance, $20 at the door, 212-967-7555, publictheater.org


4. Family matters

WHAT Dance Theater Workshop hosts this series of family-friendly performances designed to introduce youngsters to innovative dance and live performance. At this weekend's "Groove-cation!" kids can dance along with Pearsonwidrig Dancetheater and see short dances by Kyle Abraham, Gerald Casel and others.

WHEN | WHERE Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m., Dance Theater Workshop, 219 W. 19th St.

INFO Free for kids, $15 for adults, 212-924-0077, dancetheaterworkshop.org


5. Tango Casenave

WHAT Uruguayan pianist and composer Gustavo Casenave directs an evening of tango and tango-inspired dance featuring the Tango Casenave Quartet, RumbaTap's Max Pollack and others.

WHEN | WHERE Saturday at 8 p.m. Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, 566 LaGuardia Place.

INFO $30 and $35, 212-352-3101, skirballcenter.nyu.edu


6. 'Fred & Ginger in So Many Words'

WHAT This isn't a dance show per se, but dance lovers will revel in the music of the Astaire & Rogers movies (by Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern and others). Performers include Debby Boone, James Naughton, Billy Stritch and Karen Ziemba - and we're promised some dance numbers.

WHEN | WHERE Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 and 8 p.m., Kaufmann Concert Hall at the 92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Ave.

INFO $25-$62, 212-415-5440, 92y.org

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