The Daily Arts guide to the best upcoming events – it’s everywhere you should be this weekend and why.

Dave Mekelburg
On Stage
Dave Mekelburg
On Exhibit
Dave Mekelburg
At the Arcade
Dave Mekelburg
At the Podium

AT THE PODIUM

In brown-bag lecture style, Jo Reger’s presentation “High Heels and Vintage Funk” will focus on the relationship between second- and third-wave feminism in the United States, with special attention to fashion and personal appearance. Thursday from noon to 1:30 p.m. at 2239 Lane Hall.

ON STAGE

LSA China Theme Year will kick off on Friday at the Power Center with Chinese choreographer Shen Wei’s “Second Visit to the Empress,” a dance and theater performance that blends traditional Chinese opera with contemporary dance. Performances are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 4 p.m.

AT THE ARCADE

Go ahead, indulge your love for electronic rhythm games. DDR Club is meeting at Pinball Pete’s on South University tomorrow night from 8 p.m. until late. Aside from DDR, the members will also play DrumMania and GuitarFreaks. Newcomers are welcome.

ON EXHIBIT

Iran is sanctioned against “official cultural exchange” with America – but the first “unofficial” exhibit of several contemporary Iranian photographers to be shown in this country will stay for three months, starting this Saturday at UMMA Off/Site at 1301 South University Ave. See “Persian Visions” through Dec. 30.

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