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By Hadley Medlock     8/22/23 11:22pm

Open Mic Night

This Friday Aug. 25 from 6 to 9 p.m., the Rice Music Collective is hosting an open mic night in Lyle’s, the Lovett basement. 

Student Media & Arts Fair

Head to the Moody Center for the Arts Aug. 24 from 2 to 4 p.m. chat with Rice’s media and arts organizations, check out the current exhibit, JooYoung Choi’s “Love and Wondervision,” before it closes and enjoy free food, refreshments and a ktru DJ set. 

Peter and Wendy: Family Dance Theatre

The Miller Outdoor Theatre is hosting a free dance performance that’s a fresh take on the classic tale of Peter Pan and Wendy. Tickets are free and available Aug. 24 starting at 10 a.m., and the event takes place Aug. 25 at 8 p.m. 

Rooftop Cinema Club Y2K Tuesdays

Houston’s Rooftop Cinema Club is hosting a series of nostalgic movie screenings every Tuesday from the early 2000s era. Their next showing is the movie “Barbershop” Aug. 29 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $19.75. 

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