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Catch a cheap film, jam out to Modest Mouse or explore Nigerian culture this weekend in San Antonio

The faculty year could have began, however there isn’t any scarcity of the way to chill out this weekend in the Alamo City.


Modest Mouse stops by the south aspect

Tickets are nonetheless out there for Modest Mouse’s Saturday show at Tech Port Center & Arena, the place the Grammy-nominated indie rock group is enjoying following the discharge of their newest album. It’s the band’s final scheduled Texas live performance in the interim.

When: Saturday, at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Cost: Tickets begin at $28.50; buy here.

Where: Tech Port Center and Arena (3331 General Hudnell Dr.). 

New artwork showcased in Southtown

A pair of recent displays – one in all them that includes works by a Dallas-born artist, the opposite by a Colombian painter – open at Presa House Gallery this weekend.

Ari Brielle’s “27” explores “contemporary Black experiences” by the lens of the ladies in her life for an set up that brings collectively numerous mediums, together with images, sound and drawing. The artist calls her solo exhibit “an ode to the women who raised me.”

The work of Rossana Romero is simply as personal, visualizing her expertise of leaving her house nation at a younger age with the textures of migration and different sociopolitical points. Romero’s exhibit, titled “Home is just an idea in my head,” is vividly imagined. 

When: The displays open Saturday, and will likely be on show by Sept. 24. The gallery is open by appointment. 

Where: Presa House Gallery (725 South Presa St.). 

Nigeria is entrance and heart in south Texas

Sing, eat and dance your manner by Nigerian culture on the family-friendly A Taste of Nigerian Festival. The occasion, touring throughout the nation, additionally touts a Nigerian trend present and market. 

When: Saturday, from midday to 7 p.m. 

Cost: $10 for advance tickets, $20 on the door; buy here. Kids get in free. 

Where: Lagos Buka Bar and Grill (6060 Montgomery Dr., Suite 101). 

Agarita kicks off a new season

A fifth season of free and creative live shows for the San Antonio chamber ensemble begins on the Carver Community Cultural Center, the place Agarita will play alongside two members of the Harlem Quartet. Saturday’s music will vary from Mozart classics to up to date works by Cuban composer Guido López-Gavilán.

When: Saturday, at 7:30 p.m.

Cost: Free; pre-register here.

Where: Carver Community Cultural Center (226 North Hackberry St.). 

Watch a cinema traditional backdropped by a reside rating

A bunch of Austin-based musicians, Montopolis, will tear down the fourth wall with their devices Saturday at Blue Star, the place they’ll provide the music in real-time to a screening of the movie “Man with a Movie Camera.” The 1929 documentary is thought to be one of the influential and experimental motion pictures of all time thanks to its numerous strategies. The unique rating consists by Texas musician Justin Sherburn. 

When: Saturday, at 8 p.m. The film’s runtime is 68 minutes.

Cost: Tickets are $10; buy here

Where: The Brick at Blue Star (108 blue Star).  


The begin of a new month means one other First Friday at Blue Star, and thus a new spherical of opening nights for brand new exhibitions. This month’s embrace documentary photography from abroad, in addition to a multidisciplinary set up exploring “space, myth and geography.”

Meanwhile, it is the final weekend to examine out the Briscoe’s huge artwork showcase, “The Sons of Charlie Russell,” tracing the evolution of cowboy artwork. And, in case you’ve been trying to make amends for a number of the year’s greatest motion pictures like “Nope” or “Top Gun: Maverick,” most San Antonio theater chains are taking part in National Cinema Day Saturday by touting $3 tickets.

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