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Saturday 2/29/2020

Editor's Picks

Vijay Iyer Sextet
@Wortham Center

Da Camera -- Composer-pianist Vijay Iyer has carved out a unique path as an influential, prolific, shape-shifting presence in modern music. Iyer has been voted DownBeat’s Artist of the Year four times and Artist of the Year in Jazz Times‘ Critics’ and Readers’ Polls for 2017. Iyer’s ECM sextet album Far From Over was ranked #1 in NPR’s annual Jazz Critics’ Poll. It was named among the best jazz albums of the year in the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe, Slate and The New York Times, and the only jazz release in Rolling Stone’s list of the 50 best records of 2017. More info at www.dacamera.com
Sat Feb 29, 2020 8pm
501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX

Houston Symphony Pops
Unforgettable: Celebrating the Nat King Cole Centennial
@Jones Hall

His warm, velvety voice is unmistakable. His legacy is Unforgettable. Join the world in celebrating legendary crooner Nat King Cole in his centennial year as Ryan Shaw performs all the songs that made us fall in L-O-V-E with Nat—“When I Fall in Love,” “Mona Lisa,” “Stardust,” “Straighten Up and Fly Right” and many more. Tickets at 713.224.7575 or www.houstonsymphony.org
Sat Feb 29, 2020 8pm
615 Louisiana St, Houston, TX

College Basketball
TSU vs. Alabama A&M
College basketball at H&PE Arena, on the Texas Southern University campus. More info at www.tsusports.com
Sat Feb 29, 2020 7:30pm
3100 Cleburne St, Houston, TX

Andrew Tyson, Pianist
@Hobby Center

Society for the Performing Arts -- Hailed by BBC Radio 3 as “a real poet of the piano,” Andrew Tyson is emerging as a distinctive and important new musical voice. In Summer 2015, he was awarded First Prize at the Géza Anda Competition in Zürich, as well as the Mozart and Audience Prizes. Program includes works from Rameau, Rachmaninoff, Chaminade, Franck and Schumann. Tickets at 713.227.4SPA or www.spahouston.org
Sat Feb 29, 2020 8pm
800 Bagby St, Houston, TX

An American in Paris
@The Grand Opera House in Galveston

Romance! Adventure! Gershwin! Who could ask for anything more! In post war Paris, romance is in the air and youthful optimism reigns. Gershwin’s soaring melodies are matched by gravity-defying dance as the world rediscovers the power of love in this breathtaking production. Winner of four Tony Awards® and inspired by the Academy Award-winning film, this exquisite production features your favorite Gershwin songs, including “I Got Rhythm,” “Liza,” “’S Wonderful,” and “Stairway to Paradise.” Pure joy! More info at www.thegrand.com
Sat Feb 29, 2020 3pm & 8pm
2020 Postoffice St, Galveston, TX

Houston Sabercats
vs. Rugby United New York
Major League Rugby at Aveva Stadium in Houston Sports Park. Take Hwy. 288 South from downtown Houston, exit Almeda Road, turn right (west). More stadium information at www.houstonsabercats.com
Sat Feb 29, 2020 7pm
2055 Mowery Rd, Houston, TX

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College Baseball
Houston vs. Texas State
College baseball at the former Cougar Field (now Don Sanders Field at Darryl & Lori Schroeder Park), next to Fertitta Center, at the corner of Cullen @ Elgin, on the University of Houston campus. More info at www.uhcougars.com
Sat Feb 29, 2020 6:30pm
3100 Cullen Blvd, Houston, TX

College Baseball -
Rice vs. Missouri State

College baseball at Reckling Park on the Rice University campus. Enter via Entrance 8 on University Boulevard, between Main and Greenbriar. More info at www.riceowls.com
Sat Feb 29, 2020 6:30pm
6100 Main St, Houston, TX

Soccer -
Houston Dynamo vs. LA Galaxy
Major League Soccer at BBVA Compass Stadium. More info at www.houstondynamo.com and www.bbvastadium.com
Sat Feb 29, 2020 2:30pm
2200 Texas Ave, Houston, TX

Houston Symphony
Family Concert
Take Me Out to the Ball Game
@Jones Hall

Batter up! Put on your baseball cap and root, root, root for your hometown orchestra – we’re gearing up for Spring Training with this fun program inspired by America’s favorite pastime! A star slugger swings for the fences in a musical narration of the humorous poem Casey at the Bat. And, show your Texas pride as you sing and clap along to “Deep in the Heart of Texas” during a special Seventh Inning Stretch! Tickets at 713.224.7575 or www.houstonsymphony.org
Sat Feb 29, 2020 10am & 11:30am
615 Louisiana St, Houston, TX

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