Dec. 31
NYE at Granada Theater
Join Dallas-based indie-rockers Jonathan Tyler & the Northern Lights, along with Nikki Lane and The Texas Gentlemen, for a New Year’s Eve bash at the Granada Theater. Doors open at 8 p.m. Preorder tickets online.
Granada Theater, 3524 Greenville, granadatheater.com, 214.824.9933, general admission $24, VIP $80

Through Jan. 4
Circus extravaganza
Ring in the New Year with a circus featuring an international cast of acrobats, aerialists, hand balancers, jugglers, clowns and more. Produced by the Lone Star Circus.
Dallas Children’s Theater, 5938 Skillman, dct.org, 214.978.0110,  $20-$46
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Through Jan. 31
‘Levitas’
Seventeen photographers in the “Levitas: A Photographic Investigation of Weightlessness” exhibition were asked to create a photographic image that best captures their ideas of lightness, zero g-forces, defiance of gravity, airiness, levity and ethereality.
Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther, 214.670.8749, bathhousecultural.com, free

Through Jan. 31
‘The Art of Nature’
The Bath House Cultural Center presents a mixed-media art exhibition that features recent works by Silvia Thornton and Anne Neal. The works in this exhibition show what happens when an artist’s inspiration is applied to gifts from nature and earth.
Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther, 214.670.8749, bathhousecultural.com, free

Jan. 2-25
Murder mystery
Support East Dallas neighbor Kurt Kleinmann and enjoy a “living black and white murder mystery” with Pegasus Theatre at the Eisemann Center in Richardson. Kleinmann is the artistic director for “Another Murder, Another Show!” which mimics the style of an old-timey movie.
Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Dr., Richardson, eisemanncenter.com, 972.744.4650, $22

CAL SPOT _ Art for kid_optwebJan. 24
Hands-on art for kids
East Dallas kiddos can join art educator Amy Hofland from 10 a.m.-noon to explore creative and engaging visual arts projects using diverse media and techniques. Ages 5-12.
St. Matthew’s Episcopal Cathedral, 5100 Ross, Room 208, cathedralartsdallas.org, 214.887.6552, free

Oral Fixation

Oral Fixation

Jan. 19
‘Slippery Slope’
Join East Dallas neighbor Nicole Stewart and her Oral Fixation crew as they narrate personal stories centered on the theme “Slippery Slope.” Show starts at 8 p.m.
Wyly Theater, 2400 Flora, oralfixationshow.com, $25

Jan. 23-Feb. 22
‘Skippyjon Jones’
Skippyjon Jones is a rambunctious Siamese kitten with big ears and an even bigger imagination. When his loving but exasperated mother puts Skippyjon in time-out, he starts to daydream. His imagination takes him far, far away to Mexico, where he pretends that he is a swashbuckling Chihuahua named Skippito Friskito.
Dallas Children’s Theater, 5938 Skillman, dct.org, 214.740.0051, $15-$28

Jan. 27
Rec center reveal
Join Ferguson Road Initiative for the White Rock Hills Recreation Center design presentation, where the feasibility study and master plan will be revealed. The meeting will be from 6-9 p.m. at the Dallas Arboretum. Enter via the main gate.
Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland, fergusonroad.org, entry and parking are free


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