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This Sunday's performance will mark MOVEiUS Dance Company's Atlas Intersections Festival debut.
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This Sunday's performance will mark MOVEiUS Dance Company's Atlas Intersections Festival debut.

Feb. 23-24: Mad Siren

Have you ever gotten lost in a song? A new work by Israeli choreographer Idan Cohen follows a group of performers as they evolve from passive Mozart listeners into the spirit of the music itself. The dancers wear masks resembling birds' nests in Mad Siren, a political work that delves into immigration and the search for a place to call home. You can see this contemporary dance performance this weekend at Dance Place in Northeast.

Feb. 22-Mar. 10: Atlas Intersections Festival

The Atlas Intersections Festival kicks off today, running through March 10. More than 100 groups will bring their unique styles to the stage for events such as this Saturday's Spirit of Unity concert at 4 p.m. in The Atlas Performing Arts Center in Northeast. North Indian vocalist Samia Mahbub Ahmad and her world fusion ensemble will play a selection of Hindustani Classical music. At 2 p.m. on Sunday you can watch local ballet company [MOVEiUS Dance perform the company's latest piece "Legacy: A Conversation Through Contemporary Ballet."

Music: "Get Me Home (Instrumental)" by Foxy Brown Feat.Blackstreet

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