Best of the week, arts: Ballet Afrique fuses styles
“Ballet Afrique: Wither or Fly.” Ballet Afrique fuses ballet, modern, African and contemporary dance in “Wither or Fly,” a spirited, energetic concert-length dance piece that expressive a range of life’s situations. Choreography by Ballet Afrique artistic director and founder China Smith. 8 p.m. Friday. Salvage Vanguard Theater, 2803 Manor Road. $20.512-228--7060, www.witherofly.eventbrite.com.