Shemekia Copeland headlines a show at the Kessler Friday, May 27, with Bobby Patterson opening.

The Oak Cliff Cultural Center hosts the podcast “What is Cinema?” starting at 7 p.m. Friday. They’ll be discussing “cultural inequity, arts institutions and cinema, pertaining to Oak Cliff and Dallas.” Panelists include Rafael Tamayo of the Oak Cliff Cultural Center, Ariel Saldivar of the Oak Cliff Foundation, Mylan Nguyen of the Safe Room gallery and Barak Epstein of the Texas Theatre.

The Texas Theatre shows “Giant” with Rock Hudson and Elizabeth Taylor at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 29.

The Women Texas Film Festival brings “Truth and Daring Story Slam” in which “five women of varying ages tell stories about the phenomenon of being female” to the Wild Detectives starting at 7:30 p.m. Sunday.