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Recommended arts: Miró Quartet, 'Trey McIntyre Project's "The Sun Road" '

Staff Writer
Austin 360

Sunday

Miró Quartet. Austin's fab four - the string quartet in residence at the University of Texas' Butler School of Music - offers an afternoon gig at the Blanton Museum. On the program is Haydn's Quartet in E-Flat Major, also known as 'The Joke,' along with Beethoven's Quartet in A minor. 2 p.m. Sunday. Blanton Museum of Art, Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Congress Avenue. $3-$7. www.blantonmuseum.org.

Tuesday and Wednesday

Compagnie Julie Dossavi. Julie Dossavi is a French gymnast, dancer and choreographer of West African descent who injects her live performances with modern dance, contemporary street culture moves and traditional African dance. In 'P.I. (Pays) or Presentations Intimes,' electronic dance music and pounding percussion provide the aural soundscape to Dossavi's athletically explosive yet graceful dance. 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. Rollins Studio Theatre, Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive. $15-$21. www.danceumbrella.com.

Wednesday

'Trey McIntyre Project's "The Sun Road." ' Former choreographer for the Houston Ballet, Trey McIntyre has his own explosive, edgy style of contemporary ballet. For his multimedia performance 'The Sun Road,' McIntyre considers Glacier National Park, celebrating its grandeur but also examining the threat posed to its beauty by a changing global climate. 8 p.m. Bass Concert Hall, University of Texas campus, 23rd Street and Robert Dedman Drive. $26-$36. www.texasperforming arts.com.

­- Jeanne Claire van Ryzin