Samay by Naacho South Asian Dance Company (Feb. 21–23) at Frist Campus Center. Naacho South Asian Dance Company invites audience members to travel through time by watching their annual performance this weekend. A group that prides themselves on “popping, locking, and dropping with a dash of South Asian spice,” the show is bound to be hours well spent for those who come to see it.
real lies (Feb. 21–23) at the Hearst Dance Theater. James Jared ’19 and William Keiser ’19 present their choreographic thesis performances in a joint show coordinated in conjunction with the dance department. Stretch your understanding of opposites, fairy tales, and the cutting edge of dance by questioning what you know at real lies.
Reading by Tina Chang (Feb. 22) at Labyrinth Books. As part of the C.K. Williams Reading series, Tina Chang — a New York City-based poet — will be sharing some of her work alongside four seniors who are pursuing the Creative Writing certificate. Chang is the first female Poet Laureate of Brooklyn and also teaches poetry at Sarah Lawrence College.
MIKE + deem spencer (Feb. 23) at Terrace Club. While Terrace’s motto might be “food is love,” they also are known for their hype live music acts. After hosting Vic Mensa this past Saturday, the club is bringing two up-and-coming artists — MIKE and deem spencer — to Princeton this week. Both artists are on the vanguard of lyrical hip-hop, so make sure to catch their shows for free while you still can.
Opus 21 Presents Beethoven’s “Kreutzer” (Feb. 24) at Forbes College. If you want something on the classical music side after MIKE + deem spencer, make sure to check out Opus 21’s performance next Sunday. In collaboration with Swedish pianist Per Tengstrand and Music on Park Avenue, Opus 21 will be delighting the crowds with the beautiful sounds of a Beethoven sonata.