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Friday, September 14, 2018

Dance

Momix, Opus Cactus

Editor’s Pick 7:30 PM Jones Hall

After a certain weather event canceled its 2017 SPA performance, the famed Connecticut-based “dancer-illusionist” group Momix comes to town to lift, twist, b...

Theater

Swimming While Drowning

Editor’s Pick 8:00 PM From $25 Stages Repertory Theatre

Driven from home by his homophobic father, Angelo Mendez finds himself sharing a room with street punk Mila, another 15-year-old, at an LGBTQ homeless shelte...

Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train

Editor’s Pick 7:30 PM $17-53 Studio 101

Holed up in prison on New York’s Rikers Island, two men accused of murder grapple with faith, justice, and redemption in this darkly comic play from Pulitzer...

Skeleton Crew

Editor’s Pick 8:00 PM $45 Alley Theatre

Set in 2008 on the precipice of the Great Recession, this drama follows four mouthy Detroiters as they hash out the future of their American Dream in the bre...

The Book of Will

Editor’s Pick 7:30 PM From $10 Main Street Theater

Shakespeare’s been dead for three years, and cheap knockoffs of his work are being peddled all across London. Enter two of his buds, who decide to grapple wi...

Oklahoma!

Editor’s Pick 8:00 PM From $30 Hobby Center for the Performing Arts

Visual Art

Walls Turned Sideways: Artists Confront the Justice System

Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM Free Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

America’s complicated criminal-justice system looms over this multifaceted exhibition that examines—among other things—social justice as subject matter; art ...

Always Greener: Seeing and Seeking Suburbia

Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM From $7.50 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

The stereotypical view of post-WWII suburbia as cultural wasteland is simultaneously confirmed and challenged through paintings, drawings, and photographs by...

Ayomi Yoshida

Editor’s Pick 11:00 AM Free Asia Society Texas Center

Yoshida incorporates her family tradition of woodblock printmaking into this large-scale installation, which highlights the nurturing and destructive propert...

Alfred Leslie: One Hundred Characters in Search of a Reader

Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM Free Blaffer Art Museum

Over his long career, the Bronx-born Leslie has turned from abstract expressionism and filmmaking to these digitally enhanced, highly detailed portraits of c...