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Friday, March 2
Baseball at Texas State University
4 p.m.
San Marcos

SFA Planetarium
"The Explorers"

7 p.m.
Math Building Planetarium

Softball at University of Houston
6 p.m.
Houston

Softball vs. Mississippi Valley State University
3:30 p.m.
Houston

Saturday, March 3
Baseball at Texas State University
4 p.m.
San Marcos

Men's basketball at Sam Houston State University
7 p.m.
Huntsville

Soccer vs. St. Thomas University
1 p.m.
Nacogdoches

Softball at University of Houston
5:30 p.m.
Houston

Softball vs. Mississippi Valley State University
12:30 p.m.
Houston

Tennis vs. Lamar University
Noon
Nacogdoches

Women's basketball at Sam Houston State University
4:30 p.m.
Huntsville

Sunday, March 4
Baseball at Texas State University
1 p.m.
San Marcos

Softball vs. Southern University and A&M College
10 a.m.
Houston

Tennis vs. Sam Houston State University
Noon
Nacogdoches


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SFA Gardens’ Theresa and Les Reeves Lecture Series to feature Dr. Franta Majs

SFA Gardens will host the monthly Theresa and Les Reeves Lecture Series at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 8, in the Brundrett Conservation Education Building at the Pineywoods Native Plant Center.

Dr. Franta Majs, director of SFA’s Soil, Plant and Water Analysis Laboratory, will present “For Better Fruits, Vegetables and Landscapes, Test Your Soil.”

The lecture is free and open to the public, but donations to the Theresa and Les Reeves Lecture Series fund are always appreciated.

Parking is available at the Pineywoods Native Plant Center and Raguet Elementary School. For more information, call (936) 468-4129, or email sfagardens@sfasu.edu.

Main Street program to celebrate 20 year anniversary

The Nacogdoches Main Street program will celebrate its 20th anniversary from 5 to 8 p.m. tonight in downtown Nacogdoches.

The public is invited to enjoy late night shopping and the "Roaring 20s" celebration.

Fine Arts

Friday Film Series to screen ‘Queen Mimi’ tonight

SFA’s School of Art and the Friends of the Visual Arts will present a free, one-night screening of “Queen Mimi” at 7 p.m. tonight in The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House in downtown Nacogdoches.

Forced onto the streets in her 50s, Marie “Mimi” Haist found "home" at a Santa Monica laundromat. Taking shelter there for 20 years, Mimi's passion for pink, and living without looking back, has taken her from homelessness to Hollywood's red carpets.

For more information, call (936) 468-1131.
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Swingin' Axes and Swingin’ Aces bands to present an evening of jazz tonight

The Swingin' Axes and Swingin’ Aces jazz bands will present an evening of jazz and fun beginning at 6 p.m. tonight at Fredonia Brewery.

The Fredonia Brewery will serve beer and other beverages produced at its downtown facility. Eat a Bite Food Truck also will be on site. Rain or shine, the event will stay dry under a tent.

All proceeds benefit SFA’s jazz area.

Presale tickets are now available for $10 and will be $15 at the door. Ticket prices do not include food or beverages. For tickets, visit the SFA Fine Arts Box Office, call (936) 468-6407, or visit the event website.


Guest trumpet, piano recital slated for Calliope Concert Series tomorrow

SFA’s College of Fine Arts and School of Music will present a guest recital featuring Craig Morris, trumpet, and Rebecca Wilt, piano, at 6 p.m. tomorrow in Cole Concert Hall.

Their program will include “Suite Bergamasque” by Claude Debussy; “Monkeyshines” by Roshanne Etezady; “Quatro Pezzi” by Giacinto Scelsi; and “Sonata for Trumpet and Piano” by George Antheil.

The guest artists will teach a master class, which is free and open to the public, from 1 to 3 p.m. tomorrow in Cole Concert Hall.

Concert tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors, and $3 for students and youth. For tickets or more information, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407, or visit finearts.sfasu.edu.
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Decades of popular music highlight ‘Broadway, Movies and Classics’ concert

Fans of music made popular during the past 70 years won’t want to miss the fourth installment of the concert series “Broadway, Movies and Classics” presented by SFA’s Orchestra of the Pines at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 5, in Turner Auditorium.

The program will take audiences through generations of music with the tunes of popular artists such as Journey, Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, Paul Simon and much more.

Concert tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors, and $3 for students and youth. For tickets or more information, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407, or visit finearts.sfasu.edu.
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Choral ensembles celebrate works of Bernstein

SFA’s Choral Union and Women’s Choir will present the program “The Best of All Possible Worlds: A Bernstein Celebration” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, in Cole Concert Hall.

The concert’s music celebrates the 100th birthday of Leonard Bernstein, who is “arguably the greatest, and most diverse, musical mind in our country’s history,” according to Dr. Tod Fish, associate director of choral activities for SFA’s School of Music.

Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors, and $3 for students and youth. For tickets or more information, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407, or visit finearts.sfasu.edu.

A Cappella Choir to premiere ‘Where Everything is Music’

SFA’s A Cappella Choir will present “Where Everything is Music” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 8, in Cole Concert Hall.

The A Cappella Choir will perform the North American premiere of Swedish composer Bo Hansson’s original composition “Where Everything is Music” for choir and cello.

The 900-year-old text from Persian poet Rumi talks about removing barriers and boundaries in life. Dr. Evgeni Raychev, cello instructor at SFA, will collaborate with the choir. Other works performed will feature “Reggel” (“Morning”) by the Hungarian-Austrian avant-garde composer György Ligeti. The rhythmic Haitian folk song “Peze Kafe” by Swedish arranger Sten Källman, along with the melancholy “Nächtens” (“In the Night”) by Johannes Brahms and other selections will complete the program.

Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors, and $3 for students and youth. For tickets or more information, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407, or visit finearts.sfasu.edu.

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