Shen Yun: This New York-based dance company resurrects the 5,000-year-old tradition of classical Chinese dance, which has been virtually extinguished in communist China.
The dancers perform with a live orchestra featuring traditional Chinese instruments alongside traditional Western ones.
DETAILS >> 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28 and Friday, March 1; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 2; and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 3. Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main St. $50-$138. (480) 644-6500 or www.mesaartscenter.com.