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Houston Cinema Arts Society and Museum Of African American Culture Celebrate Juneteenth And Black Music Month

Houston Cinema Arts Society and Houston Museum of African American Culture partner on screenings at Moonstruck Drive-In in celebration of both Juneteenth and Black Music Month. Miss Juneteenth will play on Saturday, June 19th at 8:30pm with $30 tickets per car and Summer of Soul will play on Wednesday, June 23rd at 8:30pm with free advanced registration.

On Saturday, June 19th at 8:30pm, HCAS and HMAAC will present A Juneteenth Celebration: Miss Juneteenth and Doretha’s Blues at Moonstruck Drive-In. The program will consist of the Texas-shot film Miss Juneteenth by Channing Godfrey Peoples, previously screened at HCAS’s Beyond Film Program with Sundance Film Festival, and will be preceded by the Houston premiere of the director’s new short film, Doretha’s Blues. Doors open at 7:00pm, and at 7:30pm audience members will get to listen to a custom Juneteenth Mixtape by DJ Red of Screwed Up Records and Tapes celebrating the legacy

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Imagine you are a young singer, hoping for a career in opera and you’ve worked hard enough, been good enough and had enough stamina to reach the finalist stage of a competition where you’ll be performing before a theater jammed with opera lovers.

But now instead of facing a live audience at your big moment, you are instead greeted with facsimiles of people: 2D cardboard cutouts filling the seats as you sing two arias in the course of the evening before a panel of judges. The rewards are still the same — recognition, prize money, possible accepted into a respected training program — but the ambience, well it’ll be a bit different.

This Friday, Houston Grand Opera’s 2021 Concert of Arias will air live but virtually as HGO like

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