The Bleecker Street Theatre45 Bleecker St., 212-279-4488: THUNDER! A MUSICAL MEMOIR, Jimmy Tate blends hypnotic tap-dancing, soulful original songs, and powerful spoken word to tell a compelling, emotional story of love, loss, and the realization of dreams. Part of the NY International Fringe Festival. Thru Aug. 25. $15.

International Dance CollectiveAn informal chance for 2007 Dance Omi residents to share their process of collaboration with the community. Mon., Sept. 10 from 6-7pm. Part of the 13th annual Dancenow/NYC Festival. DANCE THEATER WORKSHOP, David R. White Studio, 219 W. 19th St., bet 7th & 8th Aves. 212-206-5684. www.dancenownyc.org. Free.

River to River FestivalFree dance performances as part of the nation’s largest free summer arts festival. Visit www.RiverToRiverNYC.com for more information. ACCOUNTING FOR CUSTOMS by Reggie Wilson with Andreya Ouamba. In the African diaspora, remembered and stolen pasts and troubled and hopeful presents are mediated by invention. Wed., Aug. 22 – Sat., Aug. 25 at 12:30 & 1:30pm. Takes place on the Steps of the US Custom House / National Museum of the American Indian, Bowling Green. An LMCC Sitelines Performance. STATES & RESEMBLANCES by Dean Moss and Ryotaro Mishima. A combination of shadow play, text and dance all set in a field of dots. Mon., Aug. 27 at 7pm; Tues., Aug. 28 at 7pm; Wed., Aug. 29 at 12:30pm; Tues., Sept. 4 at 7pm; Wed., Sept. 5 at 12:30pm; Thurs., Sept. 6 at 12:30pm. Elevated Acre, 55 Water St. An LMCC Sitelines Performance.