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Saturday, September 15, 2018

Classical Music

Gustav Mahler’s Resurrection Symphony

Editor’s Pick 8:00 PM Jones Hall

Expect greatness at this production of Gustav Mahler’s Resurrection Symphony, the sprawling opus that took the Austrian composer six years to write and immed...

Concerts

Jay-Z & Beyoncé

Editor’s Pick 7:30 PM NRG Arena

Pop culture’s favorite couple made the internet go “Apes**t” this summer by taking over the Louvre in the first video from their post-Lemonade reconciliation...

Gustav Mahler’s Resurrection Symphony

Editor’s Pick 8:00 PM Jones Hall

Expect greatness at this production of Gustav Mahler’s Resurrection Symphony, the sprawling opus that took the Austrian composer six years to write and immed...

Theater

Swimming While Drowning

Editor’s Pick From $25 Stages Repertory Theatre

Driven from home by his homophobic father, Angelo Mendez finds himself sharing a room with street punk Mila, another 15-year-old, at an LGBTQ homeless shelte...

Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train

Editor’s Pick 3:00 PM $17-53 Studio 101

Holed up in prison on New York’s Rikers Island, two men accused of murder grapple with faith, justice, and redemption in this darkly comic play from Pulitzer...

Skeleton Crew

Editor’s Pick 7:30 PM and 2:30 PM $45 Alley Theatre

Set in 2008 on the precipice of the Great Recession, this drama follows four mouthy Detroiters as they hash out the future of their American Dream in the bre...

The Book of Will

Editor’s Pick 3:00 PM From $10 Main Street Theater

Shakespeare’s been dead for three years, and cheap knockoffs of his work are being peddled all across London. Enter two of his buds, who decide to grapple wi...

Oklahoma!

Editor’s Pick 2:00 PM From $30 Hobby Center for the Performing Arts

Visual Art

Walls Turned Sideways: Artists Confront the Justice System

Editor’s Pick 10:00 AM Free Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

America’s complicated criminal-justice system looms over this multifaceted exhibition that examines—among other things—social justice as subject matter; art ...

The Big Show

Editor’s Pick 12:00 PM Free Lawndale Art Center

Juried this year by Evelyn C. Hankins, senior curator of the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, this annual free-for-all welcomes all artis...