Prostitution or drugs is the usual life for the poverty-stricken of Brazil, so garbage picking is an honorable step up, but now a few have managed to escape even this. In this uplifting tale, the spirit of the people of The Garden is indomitable. 8 p.m. Brazilian Arts Foundation, 1133 E. 11th Street. For information, call 713‑862-3300 or visit www.brazilianarts.org. Free.
Sat., Jan. 21, 2012