5 art and culture events happening this week

DM1FEST30 “Come Together” Spring Dance Festival Brian Sanders. Brian Sanders’ JUNK. Dancers: Gunnar Clark and Shadou Mintrone. Photographer: Bill Hebert

A holiday dance show set to 80s music, a masterful take on the art of Santa, a juried art show at a dive bar, jailhouse writings celebrated and a new look at a preeminent female African-American science fiction writer are just a few of the most unique events happening today through the weekend.