Ronald K. Brown, award-winning choreographer and founder of EVIDENCE DANCE COMPANY, employs a wide span of dance moves and historical context to tell stories through movement. Influenced by traditional dance from Africa, the Caribbean and Latin America as well as contemporary Western dance, Brown has choreographed for the world-famous Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Brown and Co. perform a mix of traditional African dance, ballet, hip-hop and modern dance Fri., FEB. 20, showcasing such themes as spirituality and the importance of community in African-American culture. $20-$38. 8 p.m. Ferst Center for the Arts, 349 Ferst Drive. 404-894-9600. www.ferstcenter.gatech.edu.