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Weekend welcomes cultural notables, 9/11 remembrance


8 p.m., Saturday, House of Blues

The New Orleans-native, trombone-led funk rock band will rock the house this weekend with their exuberant and explosive sounds. Either buy your tickets here, or here’s a way to get a couple of free ones.

9/11 Memorial Concert

4 to 7 p.m., Sunday, Stude Concert Hall at Rice University

A day to be remembered — for how it bruises us and how it reminds us to rise. With performances from the Houston Masterworks Chorus, the Rice Chorale and featured soloists. Admission is free.

SPB Presents: “Captain America — Civil War

Three showings (4, 7 or 10 p.m.), Friday, Student Center Theater

This weekend, relive the latest chapter in The First Avenger’s saga on the big screen — courtesy of the Student Program Board.

Pop-Up Performance: Models for Movement with Chapman Dance

1:30 to 1:50 p.m., Saturday, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

A unique dance performance that portrays the beauty of mobility with Jae Ko’s exhibition, “flow 流,” in the background. This project is a collaboration between Fonteno Senior Education Center, the University of Houston Dance Ensemble and Chapman Dance.

“Donnie Darko” with Richard Kelly

7:30 p.m., Friday, Alamo Drafthouse Vintage Park

“Why are you wearing that stupid man suit?” is a line that brings chills every time in this cult film. This is definitely a must-see at least once in any lifetime, so come on down. Director Richard Kelly will also attend the event.

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