Weekly Scenes and Screens: Feb. 3
Take a socially-distanced and masked-up stroll through Rice Village this Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for its biweekly open-air farmers market. Support local vendors and enjoy everything from fresh produce to artisan coffee, honey, pasta sauce and much more.
Kelvin Drive & Amherst Street
NEW AT LAWNDALE
Visit the Lawndale Art Center this weekend for new exhibits from national and local artists: “In Passing” by Rabea Ballin, “Carnage” by Jennifer May Reiland and “Mine the Gap” by Jacquelyne Boe, David Janesko, Gerardo Rosales and Holly Veselka. Admission is free, and viewing appointments must be booked online.
Lawndale Art Center
4912 Main Street
“MALCOLM & MARIE”
The highly anticipated black-and-white drama “Malcolm & Marie” hits Netflix this Friday, Feb. 5. Co-stars John David Washington (“BlacKkKlansman,” “Tenet”) and Zendaya (“Euphoria”) will play lovers navigating a tense crossroads in their relationship, performances sure to generate awards season buzz.
SUPER BOWL LV
Watch the Kansas City Chiefs take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers — no, seriously — at the 55th NFL Super Bowl this Sunday on CBS starting at 5:30 p.m. CST. If football isn’t your thing, tune in for the real star(boy) of the show at halftime when The Weeknd takes the stage.
More from The Rice Thresher
The Golden Globes, often described as the precursor — and sometimes inferior sibling — to the Oscars and the Emmys, are happening this Sunday, Feb. 28 and I will be taking you through my predictions for the biggest categories in film and (some) television. Buckle up … because, once again, it is very beige.
Houston artist MoNique LeRoux opens her docuseries “Meet Houston’s Artists” by acknowledging the upheaval of normal life in the past year in the past year caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, economic downturn and Black Lives Matter protests. The tumultuous events of 2020 were key motivations for LeRoux to produce her docuseries, which highlights 14 local artists and how they were impacted by the pandemic. The docuseries culminated in a physical art exhibit, which opened Saturday, Feb. 13 at Sabine Street Studios.