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November dance calendar

CHARMAINE PATRICIA WARREN Special to the AmNews | 3/2/2012, 4:30 p.m.

Nov. 6: From Madrid, the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts presents Artistic Director Jose Porcel's Compania Flamenca in "Gypsy Fire." For more information, call (718) 951-4500 or visit www.brooklyncenteronline.org.

Nov. 6: The Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College kicks off its Target FamilyFun series with "SOUL STREET DANCE: Breakin' Backwards" under the direction of co-founders Javier Garcia and Rock Williams. For more information, call (718) 951-4500 or visit www.brooklyncenteronline.org.

Nov. 8: Downtown at Dixon Place, Francine Elizabeth Ott and many other emerging dance makers are presented in the series "Under Exposed," curated by Doug Post. For more information, call (212) 219-0736 or visit wwww.dixonplace.org.

Nov. 13: Porcel's Compania Flamenca makes a trip to the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College as part of their World Stages Series for another performance of "Gypsy Fire." For more information, call (718) 960-8833 or visit www.lehmancenter.org.

Nov. 15: Again at Dixon Place, "MOVING MEN," curated by Niles Ford with works by Andre M. Zachery and other emerging male choreographers. For more information, call (212) 219-0736 or visit wwww.dixonplace.org.

Nov. 20: The South Orange Performing Arts Center presents the Dance Theater of Harlem Ensemble in an afternoon of "interactive performance" to include audience members. For more information, call (973) 313-2787 or visit www.sopacnow.org.

Nov. 30: The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (AAADT) will kick off a five-week New York season with a star-studded gala benefit at New York City Center led by Artistic Director Robert Battle. Honorary chairs for the special evening are first lady Michelle Obama and the legendary model Iman. Nine-time Grammy Award-winner John Legend will join Ailey's Alicia Graf Mack in an exclusive live performance of "If It's Magic," choreographed by Artistic Director Emerita Judith Jamison to the timeless music of Stevie Wonder. The AAADT season runs from Nov. 30 to Jan. 1. For more information, call (212) 581-1212 or visit www.alvinailey.org.

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