Three Black creatives from Alabama fight for their place on an app that constantly erases them after a White content creator steals their content. When a famous filmmaker decides to document their journey, the trio’s bond has to survive jealousy before the spotlight costs them their friendship
Reading of Floating Naked with Piranhas
Two puppet ministers meet the Houston Pickaxe Killer.
December reading — If Nobody Does Remarkable Things
Joel is on board a ship and needs somewhere to stay. Paul thinks they should rescue him but Anna’s not so sure. A new play about climate change and forgiveness.
November reading — Hecuba by Amanda Andrei
Set in Los Angeles, Philippine-born baker and mother Hecuba struggles to remember and reconcile the past violence done to her and her children. Meanwhile, her children – activist Cassandra and scholar Polyxena – clash over Polyxena’s unexpected/unwanted pregnancy. All the women orbit the question: How do I obtain justice in an unjust world?
Please join us for a panel discussion!
On Monday, September 12, at 6:30 on Facebook.
Rehearsing the Times Panel Discussion
With Dabrina Sandifer and Jennifer Decker, and moderated by Karen Schlag.
This panel discussion will talk about how “art imitates life”. To discuss how we have so many pieces of literature, films, and plays, that continue to go through a cycle of violence and hardship and how it affects writers, directors, and actors. We will discuss how we can use platforms to advocate and connect. And when is it a great time to inform children of what’s taking place in the world and how we do it?
ABC City produces educational programming for children. One of its most popular characters is Mr. Pickle, whose goal is to guide children through some of the most difficult situations in various eras, such as the tensions in the Balkans in the early 2000s, immigrant detention camps on the Texas border during President Trump, and the post climate apocalypse in the future.
Reading for May 2022!
It’s 1878. Yellow Fever and serial killer Yella Jack ravage the city of Memphis. Can science and faith together conquer these vile, twin plagues? Is there a lesson here for us?
Reading for April 2022!
Doug writes a historical play diminishing the prominence of a woman; director Rebecca restores it through skillful staging, angering Doug. What do writers and artists owe to historical fact?
Our friends at Houston Arts Alliance maintain a Cultural Events Calendar, listing all sorts of things to see in Houston!