Joes Pub425 Lafayette St., 212-967-7555, www.joespub.com: NOCHE FLAMENCA, Dancing, song and guitar from Madrid. Dec. 27-31.
Joyce Soho155 Mercer St., 212-334-7479, www.joyce.org: ROSS DANCE COMPANY, Speak is an evening program incorporating modern jazz, spoken word, video documentary and rhythm & blues to share the real life inspiring stories of domestic abuse survivors. Fri. & Sat., Dec. 21-22 at 8pm. $20, $15 students.
Joyce Theater175 8th Ave., at 19th St., 212-242-0800: TANGO FIRE, Estampas Portenas from Buenos Aires. 8 dancers and music by Quatro tango & singer Javier di Ciriaco. Wed., Dec. 19, Dec. 26 & Jan. 2 at 7:30pm; Thurs. Sat., Dec. 20-22, 27-29, Jan. 3-5 at 8pm; Sun., Dec. 23, 30, Jan 6 at 7:30pm; Sat. & Sun., Dec. 22-23, 29-30, Jan. 5-6, Wed., Dec. 26 at 2pm. $44, Sunday evenings are $25.
La MaMa E.T.C.74A E. 4th St., 212-475-7710: KINDING SINDAW, Traditional Philippine dance and music. Thru Dec. 23; Thurs.-Sat. at 7:30pm, Sun. at 2:30 & 7:30pm. $20; $15 students & seniors.
Theater for the New City155 1st Ave. at E. 10th St., 212-254-1109, www.theaterforthenewcity.net: TARANTELLA - SPIDER DANCE, Wild, erotic trance dance and ritual drumming from the Mediterranean/Southern Italy presented for the Winter Solstice. Dec. 21-23; Fri. & Sat. at 8pm, Sun. at 3pm. $15.