Little Grill Open Mic
Thursday, 8 – 10 p.m.
Music, poetry and spoken word performers and enthusiasts are welcomed to the Little Grill Collective on Thursday for an evening of sharing talents.
Court Square Theater Film — “Nebraska”
Thursday, 1 p.m.; Friday, 4:30, 7, and 9:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2, 4:30, 7, and 9:30 p.m.; Sunday through Tuesday, 4:30 and 7 p.m.; Wednesday Feb. 12, 3 p.m.
Rated R, 115 Minutes, Nominated for six Academy Awards.
“After receiving a sweepstakes letter in the mail, a cantankerous father thinks he’s struck it rich, and wrangles his son into taking a road trip to claim the fortune. Shot in black and white across four states, “Nebraska” tells the stories of family life in the heartland of America. The newest film by Alexander Payne, director of Sideways and The Descendants.” (valleyarts.org/films)
First Fridays Downtown
Friday, 5 – 8 p.m.
Downtown shops and businesses will feature local artists and musicians, and food and merchandise specials.
OCP Second Saturday Night Out
Saturday, 5 p.m.
Suggested donation $20/person; 25%
of proceeds go to help Nan Boukan, a community in Haiti, where folks usually eat one plate of rice every other day. Reserve by email at email@example.com.
Menu: Green Salad; Curried Butternut Squash Soup (vegan); Ms. Chopra’s Chicken Soup; Lamb Vindaloo with scented Jasmine rice; Chicken, Okra, Mango, Pickle Stew; Curried Lentils and Garbanzos with Basmati Rice; Ginger Rice Custard; Chai Tea. All served with curried potatoes and peas, and saag paneer.
Basketball Game featuring Half- time Show by the Black Student Union
Wednesday, 7 p.m. at Yoder Arena. The BSU will host halftime activities during Wednesday’s men’s basketball match against Randolph-Macon.