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Top Things to Do This Weekend: March 18–20

Beethoven at the Symphony, GuGu Drum Group at Miller, Brad Paisley rides into RodeoHouston, Project Dance at Discovery Green, and the 36th Annual Ukrainian Easter Bazaar.

By Nick Esquer March 16, 2016

Classical

Beethoven 9 & Bernstein

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Andrés Orozco-Estrada leads his orchestra through Leonard Bernstein’s epic Hebrew choral work from 1965, Chichester Psalms, based on stories from the Old Testament.

March 18 & 19 at 8, March 20 at 2:30. $35–139. Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana St. 713-224-7575. houstonsymphony.org 

Family

GuGu Drum Group

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Sailing in from Shanghai, this award-winning group lights up the night at its high-energy show, which blends epic drum battles with laser lights.

March 18. 8. Free. Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park Dr. 281-373-3386. milleroutdoortheatre.com

Concert

Brad Paisley at RodeoHouston

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The country music all-star returns to the rodeo for a third consecutive year to play to a more-than-assuredly sellout crowd. Paisley, a RodeoHouston favorite, is one of 16 country music musicians performing at this year's Rodeo.

March 19. $18–300. NRG Stadium, One NRG Pkwy. rodeohouston.com

Dance

Project Dance Houston 2016

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The open air performance features fully interactive dance sequences including jazz, hip-hop, ballet, modern, and tap.

March 19. 11 a.m. Free. Discovery Green, Labranch at Lamar. 713-626-5050. projectdance.com

Culture

36th Annual Ukrainian Easter Bazaar

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Families can get a taste of Eastern Europe at this annual Easter celebration. Arts and crafts stations, Easter Egg hunting and a bevy of authentic Ukrainian food options fill out the afternoon event.

March 20. Noon. $3. Pokrova Parish Hall, 9102 Meadowshire. 713-213-7564. facebook.com

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