CHARLES MOORE DANCE THEATER AT THE SEAPORT An afternoon of festivities with “Traces: From African cultural roots in America.” Dance performance along with crafts for children. Sun, March 14, 1-4 p.m., South Street Seaport’s Melville Gallery, 213 Water St. 212-748-8786.

“WORK & SHOW FESTIVAL” at Tribeca Performing Arts. The fifth annual artists-in-residence program offers this festival with an array of dance, theater, music and spoken word performances by emerging artists. Pictured above is a dance choreographed by Ellis Wood. March 19-April 3. BMCC, 199 Chambers St., 212-220-1460.

DANCER-CHOREOGRAPHER CHRIS YON, right, with Taryn Griggs in “Un Elephant Terrible” at La MaMa E.T.C. “Tragicomic vaudeville involving obnoxious re-interpretations of minimalist music in a film-noir setting.” 74A East Fourth St., 212-475-7710. March 25 to April 4.

Dance theater workshop, 219 W. 19th St., 212-924-0077: SUSAN ROTHORST, “Oh, Oh, Oh,” Feb. 27-28, 7 p.m., $20; DAVID ZAMBRANO, ANJA HITZENBERGER, EDWARD RATLIFF, “Barcelona in 48 hours,” Feb. 25-26, Mar. 5-6, 7 p.m., $25; KARL ANDERSON/KATE WEARE, “A Picture & a Thousand Words,” Mar. 3-4, Mar. 12-13, 7 p.m., $25.