It’s like the 1967 version of “People of New York.” Shirley Clarke’s documentary “Portrait of Jason” brings us into the Chelsea Hotel, where aspiring nightclub performer Jason Holliday tells stories, sings, shows off costumes and reminisces. See “Portrait of Jason,” in this screening sponsored by the Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs at the Texas Theatre 7 p.m. Wednesday. Pay $1 for a ticket online or “pay what you can” at the door.

Oak Cliff Brewing Co. has live music from 7-10 p.m. Friday.

Help neighbors plant trees at Glendale Park from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday.

See a Texas treasure when Alejandro Escovedo performs at the Kessler Friday.

The Kessler also has an all-local show on Leap Day, Saturday, Feb. 29, when Pinkish Black and Nervous Curtains perform.

Verse & Rhythm celebrates drummer Leo Hassan at the Oak Cliff Cultural Center from 7-9 p.m. Saturday.

Hear the story of black eyed peas and learn about its use in African culinary traditions at Recipe Oak Cliff from 3:30-5 p.m. Sunday. The workshop costs $25.