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Weekly Scenes and Screens: Sept. 29

Illustrated by Tina Liu

By Morgan Gage     9/28/21 10:43pm


JoinR2 for their annual open mic night on Sept. 30 at 8 p.m. in Ray’s Courtyard. Come for snacks, drinks and student performances. Student performers can sign up online ahead of time or at the time of the event. 


Attend the Houston Creole Heritage Festival for music, food and more on Oct. 2 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. in Midtown Park. Tickets are $10 for adults, and available online for purchase ahead of time.     


The Nigeria Cultural Parade & Festival is Oct. 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. starting near the Toyota Center with the parade ending at the festival at Root Memorial Park. General admission is free. 


Watch “SWEAT,” the story of three women working at a factory together, at the Alley Theatre. The show opens Oct. 1 and will be performing through Oct. 24. Tickets begin at $30 and are available for purchase on their website

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