MINNEAPOLIS--You can spend an hour or so with authors Kate DiCamillo and Dave Eggers on March 31 at the Illusion Theater.

Proceeds benefit the Mid-Continent Oceanographic Institute (MOI), a nonprofit that provides homework and writing help for under-resourced students.

Enjoy an unforgettable conversation and a performance by local improv troupe BLACKOUT. The program begins at 8:00 p.m. with a VIP reception starting at 6:30 p.m.

Visit MOI for ticket information.