In Ameriville, New York-based theater group Universes uses an eclectic fusion of poetry, jazz, hip-hop, politics, down-home blues and Spanish boleros to tackle poverty, racism and censorship. Performer Mildred Ruiz-Sapp says, Its about flipping a mirror back and forth on our nation and [the] people who are in the audience, and people saying, Hold on, lets take a better look
Its about having a dialogue
seeing what America has become and what it can be. 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. DiverseWorks, 1117 East Freeway. For information, call 713-223-8346 or visit www.diverseworks.org. $10 to $20.
Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 7:30 p.m., 2010
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