When: Thursday through March 11.
Where: Atlas Performing Arts Center
Why you should go: The third annual festival, with more than 150 performances, aims to present a variety of art forms, such as music, dance and theater, that connect audiences of diverse ages, races and cultural backgrounds. Performances include youth tap dancers, live storytellers and French-Vietnamese jazz guitarists. Some shows will be followed by discussions between artists and audiences, a space that allows for cross-cultural conversations.