"The American Corner," a dance created by Association Manifeste of France and featuring the choreography of street corners of Houston and Toulouse, France, will take place at 6 and 7 p.m. Fri., Oct. 24, at the corner of Franklin and Milam streets in the Old Market Square Historic District, downtown. The free event is part of CORE Performance Company's 34th annual Houston season and presented in partnership with the Cultural Service at the French Consulate in Houston, the Texan-French Alliance for the Arts, and the City of Toulouse. For details, see www.coredance.org. CORE and the French troupe will also present the world premiere of Je Suis/I Am at 3 p.m. Sat., Oct. 25, at the East End Street Festival, Navigation Boulevard at North Live Oak Street.