Dance notes: Ballet West's annual Gala features a dance competition
Ghost Town Dance
DF Dance Studio will premiere its "Ghost Town" Halloween dance production, which combines salsa, ballroom, Argentine tango, hip-hop and jazz.
When • Friday, Oct. 26, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where • DF Dance Studio, 2978 S. State, South Salt Lake
Tickets • $10; visit http://www.dfdancestudio.com
Ballet West Gala
The fundraiser offers a preview of the company's season. This year's event features a Dancing for Our Stars competition. Visit bit.ly/QwIIoE to vote for a favorite dance couple; each vote costs $10.
When • Saturday, Oct. 27, 6:30 p.m.
Where • Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, Salt Lake City
Tickets • $75, at arttix.org; no babes in arms.
Old Time Square and Contra Dance
Old Time Square and Contra Dance with Loose Shoes will perform; musicians are invited to sit in.
When • Saturday, Oct. 27, 8 p.m.
Where • First Unitarian Church, 569 S. 1300 East, Salt Lake City
Tickets • $5 donation