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Ten years after his groundbreaking solo, 29 Effeminate Gestures, dancer-choreographer Joe Goode has switched sides. His new program, Maverick Strain, delves into the ultramasculine world of the cowboy. The text draws on celluloid icons from John Wayne and Montgomery Cliff to Blanche DuBois to speak about gender roles and intimacy barriers. Goode will also present his newest work, Deeply There (Stories of a Neighborhood), in which he adds the songs of Robin Holcomb to his text-and-dance repertoire. Set in San Francisco’s mostly gay Castro district, this work examines how new communities and bonds are formed as members cope with dying and loss. At 8 p.m. at University of Maryland’s Tawes Theater, University Blvd. & Adelphi Rd., College Park. $15. (301) 403-4240. (Holly Bass)