On Dec. 15, 8 p.m. and Dec. 16, 4 p.m., enjoy Dance Place’s annual Kwanzaa Celebration, under the direction of Sylvia Soumah. Coyaba Academy, Coyaba Dance Theater, and special guests celebrate the seven principles of Kwanzaa. At the Dec. 16th performance, get one free ticket for a child 12 and under with a paying adult. Tickets are $30 for adults; $15, college students and children 17 and under. Dance Place, 3225 Eighth St. NE. danceplace.org.