Wednesday... can I get a definition, please? Tonight: Check out work by local emerging choreographers at ODC Theater's ODC School Pilot Program performance. Twelve bucks gets you into the 8 p.m. show (3153 17th Street, between S. Van Ness and Shotwell).

Thursday: "An old man!" "A broom!" "At an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting!" Dance Mission Theater's featuring a program of improv dance by Scott Wells & Dancers. Wells won last year's Isadora Duncan award for Outstanding Choreography. The show, "U.S. or Them," will explore outside views of the United States through the terpsichorean arts. Dance Mission Theater's at 3316 24th Street at Mission and the show starts at 8. Reserve tix at 415-273-4633.

And Friday: Support your local independent filmmaker and stop by the annual Artists' Television Access fundraiser from 7-11 p.m. tonight. Beer by Lagunitas, food by Rainbow, interviews with local notables by Neighborhood Public Radio, and a Powerpoint presentation inspired by Walter Benjamin, all in the service of "The Work of Art in the age of Digital Reproduction." Plus. music and DJs, and if you donate now, you get an array of text and video compilations and a shirt! $10, at 992 Valencia.