Things to do: Feb. 28 and March 1

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Marissa Mitchell

Friday, Feb 28

“Doubt: A Parable” @ Kentucky Center’s MEX Theater

501 W. Main Street

$11, 8pm

A 2005 Broadway production written by John Patrick Shanley which won a Pulitzer Prize for Best Drama and a Tony Award for Best Play. It was later turned into a film, featuring Meryl Streep.

“Sister Aloysius, the principal at a Bronx school, takes matters into her own hands when she suspects that young Father Flynn has been having improper relations with a male student.”

This show lasts until March 9.

‘Why I Collect’ by the Rev. Al Shands @ The Speed Art Museum

822 E. Market Street

Free, 6pm

A local reverend who collects contemporary art will discuss what drives him to collect, and also what he sees when he looks at his contemporary art pieces. Shands often donates to museums. Without collectors, the walls of museums would be bare.

Saturday, March 1

U of L’s Jazz Fest Closing Night @ Comstock Concert Hall

2301 S. 3rd Street

$5-15, 8pm

U of L’s Jazz Ensemble 1 will be performing pieces associated with bassist Christian McBride, and drummer Ulysses Owens Jr (Fri.),  along with guitarist Bruno Mangueira (Thurs.) and trumpeter Sean Jones (Sat.) throughout the festival days.

Festival lasts from Feb. 27-March 1.

23 String Band featuring Vessel @ Headliners Music Hall

1386 Lexington Road

$10, 9pm

Recently released “Bangin’ and Clangin’,” their latest EP. Although it’s only about 15 minutes long, the show is promised to be longer and  very exciting. It is also promised that the Horn Dog Millionaires will be making an appearance.