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WED ? 30 We intentionally excluded the Texas Brahmas from the sports-related sidebar on this page because we saved this slot for them. The defending Central Hockey League champions, now stuck in the middle of the pack, face off...


Let the Games Begin

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In Britain, the tradition is that on Boxing Day (Dec. 26), there’s a full slate of sports for people to enjoy: soccer, rugby, cricket, horse racing, hunting, and yes, boxing (though that’s not where the name comes f...



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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 23 If you loved the Preston Lane/Jonathan Moscone version of A Christmas Carol that Dallas Theater Center used to put on every year, Kids Who Care is staging it here in Tarrant County. This afternoon is your last chance t...


On the D.L.

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Has anybody noticed that not much improvisational comedy goes on at the Improv? The haven for traditional stand-up comics goes back to 1963, when the first location was founded in New York. It was the second club in L.A., found...



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WED ? 16 The Mystery Science Theater 3000 guys riffed on Plan 9 From Outer Space at your local movie theater last summer, and now they’re back with a holiday show. The Christmas Shorts-stravaganza unleashes them on old Yu...


Nutcrackers

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Having curtailed its season for budgetary reasons, Metropolitan Classical Ballet makes its only public appearance in Tarrant County this weekend, performing The Nutcracker through Sunday in Arlington.



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WED ? 9 If you’re looking to get away from holiday-themed events, Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth is doing its NOTcracker … but only in Dallas! (They’ll be here on the 13th performing with Adonis Rose at Univers...


Nutcracker Season

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Texas Ballet Theater begins its popular Nutcracker series at Bass Performance Hall on Friday and will continue on weekends through December 24. The company just completed a two-week run of the holiday classic at the new Winspea...



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KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 2 This week Riverdance plays Bass Hall as part of its farewell tour. (Cue the sound of haters murmuring, “Don’t come back.”) The show premiered on the multinational TV show Eurovision in 1994 and will go...


Xmas-Rated Theater

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We always welcome any theater troupe that can bring us fresh stuff for Christmas, and this week several of the local ensembles are coming through.