Oni Dance, June 25 through June 26, 8 p.m. Maria Gillespie's company makes its Bay Area debut. $16-$20.
1310 Mission St., San Francisco. (415) 626-2060, www.counterpulse.org.<
PALACE OF FINE ARTS THEATRE
"San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival," through June 27, Saturday, 2 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m.; Benefit gala June 11, 6 p.m. From the powerful dance and music of Haiti to a special Mexican Bicentennial Tribute, event presents an unparalleled cultural feat, including four new works representing the cultures of the Congo, Afghanistan, China and Mexico, and the debut of 26 world premieres. $22-$44. www.worldartswest.org.
3301 Lyon St., San Francisco. (415) 567-6642, www.palaceoffinearts.org.<
"Carnaval Del Sur," Saturdays, 8:30 p.m. Sukay, Eddy Navia and the Pachamama Dancers present a program of Latin music and dance. $13.50.
"Cuban Nights," Fridays, 8:30 p.m. Fito Reinoso, Sukay and Eddy Navia present Latin dancing Buena Vista style. $13.50.
"Flamenco Thursdays" with Carola Zertuche, Thursdays, 8:30 p.m. Music and dance with performers of traditional flamenco. $10.
Georges Lammam Ensemble, Sundays, 8:30 p.m. Event features music and dancing from the Middle East. $10.
For ages 21 and older. 1630 Powell St., San Francisco. (415) 646-0018, www.penapachamama.com.<