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Lucy Bowen McCauley has thought about giving up on running her own dance company more than a few times since she first put it together a decade ago. But though the Arlington choreographer gets frustrated with marketing dance, she’s never gotten burnt out on the creative process. The 10th Anniversary Performance of Bowen McCauley Dance will display her eclectic vision. Dancers will be joined by local postrock ensemble Tone for the new “Amygdala.” Amygdala is the fear-generating primitive portion of the brain, also known as the “lizard-brain,” and McCauley hints that this selection will look at evolution through a glam-rock-meets-Japanese-horror-movie prism. “Requite Me Not” will exhibit McCauley’s classical roots: Bonnie Pickard, of the Suzanne Farrell Ballet, will perform this tale of love gone awry to Schumann’s “Dichterliebe,” as sung by tenor Robert Baker of the Washington National Opera and accompanied by pianist Jeffrey Watson. The performance starts at 7:30 p.m. (see City List for other dates) at the Kennedy Center’s Terrace Theater, 2700 F St. NW. $40. (202) 467-4600. (Steve Kiviat)