Season two of African American Dance Review's THE PROGRESSIVE REALIZATION OF DREAMS is an improved production of moving imagery and history in motion. The extensive presentation showcases the traditions of several African ethnic groups through high-energy dancing that displays responses to the musical and social lives of individuals in the African community, from slavery and beyond. Intermission includes performances by spoken-word artists and presentations from AADR beneficiaries. Through Feb. 6. $38.25-$45. Thurs.-Sat., 7:30 p.m.; Sun., 3:30 p.m. Rialto Center for the Arts, 80 Forsyth St. 404-913-9849. www.rialtocenter.org.