OCTOBER 28 & 29

Performed on a set that includes 20 cardboard boxes, an 8-foot-high fence, and metal scraps, Dance Kumikokimoto’s Masao depicts the difficult life of a Korean immigrant in Japan during World War II. Choreographed by Korean-born New York City dancer and musician Kumiko Kimoto, Masao‘s elaborate production also includes video footage and original songs by the artist. At 8 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday at Dance Place, 3225 8th St. NE. $12. (202) 269-1600. (Steve Kiviat)