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WEEKLY SCENES AND SCREENS: August 30th, 2023

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Vivian Lang / Thresher

By Hadley Medlock     8/30/23 12:23am

MUCH Public Lecture

James Doyle from Penn State University will be giving a virtual lecture with Rice’s Museums and Cultural Heritage Program. The event is free to watch and is happening Sept. 1 at 2 p.m.

All Access Art Show



All Access Art Show hosts a variety of markets for local creatives to showcase and sell their work. The next is happening Sept. 6 from 6 to 11 p.m. at Finn Hall.

Rooftop Cinema Club

If you’re already in the fall spirit, Rooftop Cinema Club is showing “Hocus Pocus” Sept. 3 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $12.50.

Rice Cinema

Rice Cinema is showing the Russian film “My Duty to Not Stay Silent” Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. The screening will be in Sewall 301 and features Evgenia Kara-Murza, a human-rights advocate in Russia. 



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