Nikkita Donyal Johnson (above) peers out at the audience before the start of 'Blues for an Alabama Sky' Wednesday night at the Dock Street Theatre. Johnson plays the role of Angel in the play, which is part of the MOJA Festival. The festival is back for its 27th year and highlights an eclectic mix of African-American and Caribbean theater, art, music and authors. It starts today and runs through Oct. 3 with events all over the city.

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