Gemini Ink kicks off Black History Month with San Antonio native Sterling Houston’s play Black and Blue: 400 Years of Struggle and Transcendence. The hour-long snapshot of the African-American odyssey includes excerpts from The Ballad of Henry Box Brown, a play chronicling the true story of a Southern man who mailed himself to freedom in a shipping crate, Dr. Martin Luther King’s writings, classic jazz, and more. Free, 7pm, McAlister Auditorium, San Antonio College, 1300 San Pedro, (210) 734-9673.
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