You want go out to dance but you’re worried about getting hassled or judged. Just like life! Ever-understanding of these dilemmas, LACMDS presents A Slightly Guided Dance Party: Winter Wonderland Edition. The L.A. City Municipal Dance Squad (LACMDS) is the dance company of your dreams — or, at the very least, your un-self-conscious — and they’ll give you the encouragement to take the steps that lead to the heedless joy of body movement. Whether you want to do the African Anteater Ritual or just kind of sway there unmolested, tonight is your night, this is your place and these are your people.
The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, 152 N. Central Ave., downtown; Sun., Dec. 15, 6 p.m.; free, but about to sell out! Or you can just dance outside on the patio, they won’t stop you. (213) 621-1732, moca.org.