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Weekly Scenes & Screens, Sept. 27

Vivian Lang / Thresher

By Hadley Medlock     9/27/23 12:12am

Chamber Orchestra

The Shepherd School is hosting a chamber orchestra concert Thursday, Sept. 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Alice Pratt Brown Hall. 

Poet Laureate Reading

Leslie Contreras Schwartz, the fourth Houston Poet Laureate, will be reading from her new memoir Sept. 28 at 6:30 p.m. at Basket Books. Schwartz, a Rice graduate, also teaches the occasional poetry writing class on campus. The event is free and open to the public. 

SpoCo & Nocturnal

The campus improv troupe will be hosting a collaborative Families Weekend show with a capella group Nocturnal Sept. 30 at 3 p.m. in the Grand Hall. 

Off the Wall

The Off the Wall series at Brochstein will unveil its newest installation by william cordova with an opening reception Sept. 29 from 5 to 7 p.m. The installation will remain on view through Aug. 23, 2024. 

“Minamata Mandala”

Over the course of three days, Rice Cinema will show a three-part documentary 15 years in the making by Kazuo Hara. Hosted in Sewall Hall 301, part one of the screening is Friday, Sept. 29 at 7 p.m., part two will show Saturday, Sept. 30 at 5 p.m. and part 3 will follow the same day at 8 p.m. 

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