This Week’s Spotlights March 24-30

Dancer’s Studio
1508 University Ave. W., St. Paul
Sat., Mar. 26, 7 pm (VIP reception at 6 pm): “Living as Light” Fundraising Gala
Benefiting One Way Up Prison Ministry
With performances by Shelia Raye Charles, Cherelle, Kevin L., Jubilee, St. Paul Saintz and the Bluprint
Silent auction at VIP reception
Tickets are $65 in advance and $75 at the door. Limited VIP seating with Shelia Raye Charles or Cherelle is $150 per person. For tickets, call 612-876-7964 or 614-584-9810, or go to

North Star Ballroom
University of Minnesota, 2017 Buford Ave., St. Paul
Sat., Mar. 26, 5 pm: Twin Cities Omega Zulu presents “Get Tha Funk Down!” Fundraiser
Hosted by Minnesota hip hop pioneer TruthMaze and B-boy Minhzy
Featuring hip hop dance battles: B-boy/B-girl (breaking) and popping. Winners of each battle will receive a $250 prize.
Also featuring exhibition battles in house dance, DJing, popping, and B-boy/B-girl (breaking)
Proceeds go to fund Twin Cities Omega Zulu, a chapter of the Universal Zulu Nation, founded in 1973 by hip hop godfather Afrika Bambaataa.
Cover is $10 per person. This is an all-ages, family-friendly event. For more information, contact Tracy Yang at 218-269-7576 or

Walker Art Center
1750 Hennepin Ave., Mpls., 612-375-7600 or
Thurs.-Fri., Mar. 24-25, 8 pm: Woyzeck on the Highveld presented by William Kentridge/Handspring Puppet Company
An adaptation of Georg Buchner’s play about jealousy, murder and the ultimate destruction of an individual by an uncaring society makes the main character a migrant worker in 1956 Johannesburg and tells the story with live actors, puppets and animated film.
Tickets are $24-$30 ($20-$25 for Walker members).