This weekend: Poetry slam, Kubrick and Herzog, scaraoke

full_metal_jacket_1987The Bishop Arts Theater Center presents “Brave Young Voices,” a night of spoken word, live music and dance, starting at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17. Featured artists include Will Richey, Alejandro Perez and Individual World Poetry Slam champion Joaquin Zihuatanejo.

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The Kessler has Billy Harvey with Salim Nourallah and Robert Gomez Friday. Deborah Vial performs Saturday.

The Texas Theatre is showing a 35-mm print of Stanley Kubrick’s Full Metal Jacket all weekend. Iceberg Slim: Portrait of a Pimp screens Friday and Saturday. Joshua Oppenheimer’s documentary “The Act of Killing” (trailer below) screens for one show only, at 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

That makes for a pretty heavy line-up, but then Mr. Rid presents “scaraoke” at 10 p.m. Saturday.

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