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Texas comic Raymond Orta returns to the Waco Hippodrome for an 8 p.m. Friday performance. Tickets are $35 for floor seats, $27 in the balcony.

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Baylor University violinists Eka Gogichashvili and Mia Orosco play “An Evening of Violin Conversations” with pianist Kae Hosoda-Ayer at 6 p.m. Friday at Baylor’s Roxy Grove Hall. Free.

Texas comic Raymond Orta, who makes both English- and Spanish-speaking audiences laugh, returns to the Waco Hippodrome, 724 Austin Ave., with an 8 p.m. Friday performance. $35 floor seats, $27 balcony.

Elvis tribute artist Al Joslin will bring back rock ’n’ roll memories in his “Elvis Memories Birthday Bash” at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Waco Hippodrome, 724 Austin Ave. $35 floor seats, $20 balcony.

Baylor theater students put on plays they began to create the day before in the “24-Hour Play Festival” whose performances begin at 7 p.m. Saturday at Baylor’s Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center.

Monday is the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday and several community events mark the legacy of the civil rights leader. A wreath-laying ceremony will be held at noon Friday at MLK Memorial Park, 300 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. On Monday, the 22nd annual MLK Peace March and Observance will take place from 9 a.m. to noon at Indian Spring Park with a free lunch and entertainment at Bledsoe-Miller Center.

Waco Friends of Peace/Climate will screen the documentary “Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story” at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Poppa Rollo’s Pizza, 703 N. Valley Mills Drive. Free.

New movies

Opening this week at Waco first-run movie theaters are “The Post,” “The Commuter,” “Paddington Bear 2” (above) and “Proud Mary.”