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Dallas Arboretum brings ‘12 Days of Christmas’ to life

The 12 Days of Christmas

One woman’s idea of creating a grand holiday tradition, the imagination of a costume and set designer, and the talents of a stage builder have come together in the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden’s “ Read more

Theater review: ‘Once’ at Winspear


©2013 Joan Marcus

Once is a musical you’ll want to see (at least) twice, and North Texans have that chance as the tour of the 2012 Best Musical Tony winner is at the Winspear Opera House in Dallas, through Dec. 28, and comes to Bass Hall on Feb. 18-22. Read more

Dirty dozen entertainment guide: Dec. 19-25, 2014

Nutty Nutcracker 4


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Dance group gets holiday spirit moving with sidewalk celebration


Taylor Davidson

No dance company in North Texas has done more to engage the community in learning about and participating in the art form than Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth. Read more

Theater review: ‘Greetings!’


Onstage in Bedford

There was a time when ghost stories were more of a Christmas tradition than candy canes. That’s why Dickens wrote A Christmas Carol. The emphasis in his day was on the visiting spirits, not the sentimental aspects of the holiday. Read more

Theater review: Stolen Shakespeare Guild’s adaptation of ‘Emma’


Stolen Shakespeare Guild

It may seem a little out of season for the Stolen Shakespeare Guild to be presenting a stage adaption of Jane Austen’s Emma, which that theater opened Friday at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center. Read more

Review: Texas Ballet Theater’s ‘The Nutcracker’

Texas Ballet Theater Nutcracker dress rehearsal


Texas Ballet Theater’s annual parody The Nutty Nutcracker is a week away, but honestly, no one goes as brilliantly nuts in the traditional The Nutcracker than Ben Stevenson. The production that opened at Bass Hall on Friday is the ... Read more

Review: Ballet Concerto’s ‘Holiday Special’


Perry Langenstein

Even though Friday night’s performance of Ballet Concerto’s annual A Holiday Special undoubtedly had many children in the audience, Will Rogers Auditorium probably wasn’t ... Read more

Review: ‘Jubilation II’ a sweet Christmas revue


Cecil Fuqua

There are few better places to spend Christmas than Rudyville — even though it doesn’t really exist. Read more

Dirty Dozen entertainment guide: Dec. 12-18, 2014


General de Producciones y Diseno

This week's fun guide's got holiday spirit with Christmas Vacation and The Nutcracker. as well as the hit stage musical, Once, and -- because why not? -- a Flamenco documentary! Read more

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