In Panther and Crane, Ibex Puppetry's Heather Henson carries forward the legacy of her father Jim Henson through her own vision, with a story of a young crane's journey of survival through Florida's ecosystem, both wild places and man-made landscapes. The show incorporates dance, puppetry, animation, and even kite work. Thursday, Oct. 14, through Saturday, Oct. 16, at 8 p.m. Also Saturday, Oct. 16, at 3 p.m. Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center's Dance Theatre, University of Maryland, University Boulevard and Stadium Drive. College Park. Tickets are $30. Call 301-405-ARTS or visit claricesmithcenter.umd.edu.