Weekend Saturday
Entertainment Picks

Saturday 2/8/2020

Editor's Picks

Sesame Street Live
"Make Your Magic"
@NRG Arena

When magician extraordinaire Justin visits Sesame Street to put on a magic show for the whole neighborhood Elmo wants to be part of the big event. But theres one problem Elmo doesn't know how to do magic! Thats when Elmo teams up with Abby and Justin, embarking on an amazing journey where Elmo will discover the power of yet the lesson that with perseverance and practice, nothing can stand between you and your dream. Along the way, Elmo and Abby, joined by their friends Cookie Monster, Big Bird, Grover, Rosita, Count von Count, and Gonger, discover the many magical moments in everyday life. In the end, Elmo learns that you can do anything you set your mind to if you just keep trying! Join your favorite Sesame Street friends on this magical adventure when Sesame Street Live! Make Your Magic comes to your neighborhood. Note: Costumes not permitted for guests 14 years & older. More info at www.nrgpark.com
Sat Feb 8, 2020 10am
Sat Feb 8, 2020 2pm
Sat Feb 8, 2020 6pm
NRG Park, 1 NRG Pkwy, Houston, TX

XFL - Houston Roughnecks
vs. Los Angeles Wildcats
TDECU Stadium. XFL football on the University of Houston campus.
More info at https://www.xfl.com/teams/houston/.
Sat Feb 8, 2020 4pm
3847 Holman St, Houston, TX

Highly Suspect in Concert
@Revention Music Center

When it comes to Brooklyn rock trio Highly Suspect, all three members--Johnny Stevens, (guitars and lead vocals) and twins, Rich, (bass/vocals) and Ryan Meyer (drums) -- are that guy. The trio have played 800 shows in six years, having supported bands like My Morning Jacket and Grizzly Bear, and, as the day's opener no less, have drawn the biggest audience to-date to the Lollapalooza BMI Stage. More information at 713.230.1600 or www.livenation.com or www.reventionmusiccenter.com
Sat Feb 8, 2020 8pm
520 Texas Street, Houston, TX

@Toyota Center

The UFC's return to Houston will be its biggest event ever in the Lone Star State, as pound-for-pound king Jon Jones puts his light heavyweight title on the line against unbeaten knockout artist Dominick "The Devastator" Reyes. Plus, dominant flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko defends her crown against surging contender Katlyn Chookagian, and Houston's own Derrick Lewis welcomes Ilir Latifi to the heavyweight division. More info at www.toyotacenter.com
Sat Feb 8, 2020 5pm
1510 Polk St, Houston, TX

Monster Jam
@NRG Stadium

Monster Jam® is adrenaline-charged family entertainment providing jaw-dropping displays and gravity-defying feats that promises to always leave fans entertained. Monster Jam events feature some of the most recognizable trucks in the world including Grave Digger®, Max-D, El Toro Loco® and many more. Our world-class drivers push these perfectly engineered Monster Jam trucks to their limits in Freestyle, 2-Wheel Skills and Racing competitions that will put families on the edge of their seats and leave them craving more of this unexpected, unscripted and unforgettable event! More info at www.nrgpark.com
Sat Feb 8, 2020 7pm
NRG Stadium, NRG Pkwy, Houston, TX

Houston Symphony
Schumann Festival I
Jones Hall

Robert Schumann’s music speaks to us in a timeless, universal language. His romance with virtuoso pianist Clara Wieck is a love story for the ages, while his ongoing battle with depression, and eventual descent into insanity, makes his noble, life-affirming creations all the more remarkable. Join us for a deep dive into the trials and the triumphs, the love and the madness, the man and the music. Tickets at 713.224.7575 or www.houstonsymphony.org
Sat Feb 8, 2020 8pm
615 Louisiana St, Houston, TX

Jersey Boys
@Hobby Center
Sarofim Hall

Tonight through Sunday 2/9/2020

JERSEY BOYS is the behind-the-music story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note.  This throw back to the day timeless musical makes it way to the Hobby Center this weekend through Sunday, February 9, 2020. They had a sound nobody had ever heard… and the radio just couldn’t get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story – a story that has made them an international sensation all over again. The show features all their hits including “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Oh What A Night,” “Walk Like A Man,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” and “Working My Way Back To You.”
 . . .more JERSEY BOYS click here

Rugby - Houston
Sabercats vs. Glendale Raptors
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 8, 2020 7pm
2055 Mowery Rd, Houston, TX

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Quixote Nuevo
@Alley Theatre
Hubbard Stage

Final Performance Tonight


This weekend (Januray 17, 2020) The Alley Theatre brings us "Quixto Nuevo" on their Hubbard Stage. The play directed by Austin, Texas-based KJ Sanchez and starring “Sesame Street’s” Emilio Delgado, as Quixote Nuevo is an inspiring reimagining of Cervantes’ Don Quixote by celebrated playwright Octavio Solis. Set in a fictional modern-day Texas border town, Quixote and his sidekick embark on an adventure in search of long-lost love. Infused with imagination, Tejano music, and true Texas soul. Quixote Nuevo shows the challenges of living in this modern world all the while in pursuit of a lost dream. The play is a co-production with Hartford Stage and Huntington Theater Company.
 . . .more Quixto Nuevo click here


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