Artwork.12The Oak Cliff Foundation hosts a happy hour from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12. Visit with neighbors and learn how you can help increase English literacy in Oak Cliff.

The new gallery from Oak Cliff-based artist Michael Savoie opens Saturday, Sept. 14, with “Expensive Waste,” and a reception from 6-8 p.m.

An exhibit from Oak Cliff-based artist Ray-Mel Cornelius, “Inside and Out,” opens at Norwood Flynn Gallery Saturday with a reception from 6-8 p.m. The show runs through Oct. 5.

The Texas Theatre is showing “Drinking Buddies” and “Sample This,” a documentary about the use of samples in rap music.

Terrance Simien and the Zydeco Experience perform Friday, Sept. 13, at The Kessler. Comedian Paul Varghese performs Saturday. And Jimmy Webb performs with Grace Pettis Sunday.