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Friday, November 30, 2012 - Page updated at 11:30 p.m.

Dance action, film and talk at Velocity and NW Film Forum


Dance on stage, on film and in discussion are all on offer next week when “Next NW: Real/Time” takes over stages at Velocity Dance Center, Northwest Film Forum and other Capitol Hill venues. Live performances at Velocity run 8 p.m. Dec. 7-9, with work by Shannon Stewart, thefeath3rtheory (Raja Kelly), newcomer Babette McGeady (dancers Autumn Tselious, Kelton Roth and Will Christopher are shown here performing a McGeady piece) and others ($12-$18). On Dec. 10, “Next Dance Cinema” presents 13 dance films by Adam Sekuler, Joan Laage and others at Northwest Film Forum ($6-$10). “Velocity Open For(u)m: Real/Time” is a series of panel discussions, including “Shaping Time,” a free round-table exchange at Velocity with Sekuler, choreographer Mark Haim and composer Wayne Horvitz on Dec. 9. For more details, call 206-325-8773 or go to www.velocitydancecenter.org. (Velocity Dance Center: 1621 12th Ave., Seattle; Northwest Film Forum: 1515 12th Ave., Seattle.)

Michael Upchurch, Seattle Times arts writer