Body language

Young dancers carry on the legacy of choreographer Martha Graham, one of the dance world’s most influential figures, this weekend at the University of Nevada, Reno. The Martha Graham Ensemble features dancers who are nearing the end of their training and are on the brink of becoming members of the prestigious Martha Graham Dance Company. The ensemble will perform selections from the dance company’s repertoire as well as give pre-show lectures about Graham’s impact on modern dance. Performances are 8 p.m. May 5-7 at Nightingale Concert Hall, Church Fine Arts Complex, UNR. Tickets are $10-$20. Call 784-4444.—Kelley Lang