Super Vision

Also: Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Two Pianists.

Super Vision

Actors, three-dimensional animation, and electronic music combine for social commentary on people and technology. The last time The Builders Association was in town, it gave us the corporate-outsourcing-to-India reflection Alladeen, a piece that changed the way you answered your telephone. Super Vision, a collaboration with visual art/architecture troupe dbox, contemplates the fact that our every moment can be digitally tracked. Prepare to be fantastically freaked. On the Boards, 100 W. Roy St., 206-217-9888 or www.ontheboards.org. $24. Opens Fri. Nov. 11. 8 p.m. Fri.-Sun. (7 p.m. pre-show talk Fri. Nov. 11.) Ends Sun. Nov. 13.. STEVE WIECKING

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

When it was founded in the 70's Hubbard Street was devoted strictly to jazz dance, an art form easy to enjoy but hard to categorize. Since then they've widened their horizons without losing their sizzle, which they bring to a diverse program, including a nod to their roots with a jazz-based work by their artistic director Jim Vincent; the ballet-influenced modern sweep of Jiri Kylian; and Gnawa, a new work by Nacho Duato that combines influences from Spain and Northern Africa to reflect life on the Mediterranean. The Paramount, 911 Pine St., 206-292-ARTS or www.theparamount.com. $19-$42. 8 p.m. Fri. Nov. 11. SANDRA KURTZ

Two Pianists

Apologies to Angela Hewitt and Andre Watts, who must get tired of reviewers constantly invoking their Glenn Gould connections: Hewitt is, like Gould, Canadian and renowned for her Bach performances, while Watts' career was launched when, at just 16, he stood in at the last minute for Gould, a notorious concert-canceler, as soloist with the New York Philharmonic. At her Meany Hall recital next Tuesday, Hewitt will play Book I, complete, of the Well-Tempered Clavier; two Chopin Nocturnes; and Ravel's elegantly somber Tombeau de Couperin. Watts' program the following night includes shorter works by Chopin, Mozart, Scarlatti, and Ligeti (Watts isn't known as a contemporary music advocate, so this is a nice surprise), plus Beethoven's Appassionata. Hewitt: Meany Hall, UW campus, 206-543-4880 or www.uwworldseries.org. $32. 8 p.m. Tues. Nov. 15. Watts: Benaroya Hall, Third Avenue and Union Street, 206-215-4747 or www.seattlesymphony.org. $21-$53.50. 7:30 p.m. Wed. Nov. 16. GAVIN BORCHERT

 
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