The fest returns for its third year with both local and out-of-town talents. Catch it at Erickson Theatre March 16-17 and March 23-24.

Choreographer-producer Marlo Martin brings back her BOOST dance festival for its third year with a lively lineup of local and out-of-town talents. Among the highlights of the two-weekend event: Kate Wallich/Company Wallich, Iyun Harrison and his new company Ashani Dances, and Martin’s own company, badmarmar dance. The roster changes from weekend to weekend; see for details.

8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and March 23-24, Erickson Theater, 1524 Harvard Ave., Seattle; $18 (800-838-3006 or

Michael Upchurch, Seattle Times arts writer