8 p.m. Saturday
Mahalia Jackson Theater, 801 N. Rampart St., 522-0996; www.nobadance.com
The Houston Ballet celebrates its 40th season with a program of classical and modern works by renowned choreographers Twyla Tharp, Nacho Duato, Stanton Welch and William Forsythe. New Orleans native Mireille Hassenboehler is a featured dancer. Tickets $20-$125.