'Bring It On: The Musical'

Feb. 14–26 Bring It On: The Musical
The wildly popular movie about competitive cheerleading has made its way to Broadway and now to Dallas. “Bring It On: The Musical” is a hilarious look into cheerleading squads and the often cutthroat methods of winning top honors.
• Music Hall at Fair Park, 909 First, 214.565.1116,, $15-$80

Through Feb. 25 White Steel, Blue Skies: A New Icon for Dallas’ Skyline
To celebrate the grand opening of the Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava’s Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge, the Latino Cultural Center showcases the new structure, as captured through the lenses of North Texas Latino photographers.
• Latino Cultural Center, 2600 Live Oak, 214.671.0045, free

Through Feb. 26 If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
Based on the popular 1985 book by Laura Numeroff, “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” tells the tale of a young boy and the adventure that ensues when he innocently gives a mouse a cookie. For ages 4 and older.
• Rosewood Center for Family Arts, 5938 Skillman, 214.740.0051, $12-24

Eleven Hundred Spring

Feb. 3 Honky Tonk Friday: Eleven Hundred Springs
Granada Theater presents Honky Tonk Friday featuring Eleven Hundred Springs with Sons of Fathers and The Possum Posse. Doors open at 7 p.m.
• Granada Theater, 3524 Greenville, 214.827.5514, $17-$24

Feb. 7 Economic Summit luncheon
Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst will be the keynote speaker for the Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce’s annual Economic Summit luncheon from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Dewhurst and other speakers will discuss neighborhood, city and state economic development trends and opportunities.
• Lakewood Country Club, 6430 Gaston, 214.328.4100, $60 (includes lunch); $500/table sponsorship

Feb. 10-Feb. 26 The Secret Life of Girls
A must-see for teenage girls and parents alike, this educational play uncovers the destructive world of girl bullying. A dialogue follows each performance.
• Rosewood Center for Family Arts, 5938 Skillman, 214.740.0051, , $20-24

Feb. 11 Hot Chocolate 15k/5k
Kicking off with the 5k at 7:30 a.m. and the 15k at 7:45 a.m., the Hot Chocolate 15k/5k winds through Fair Park and ends with some sugar … Ghirardelli hot chocolate and chocolate fondue, to be exact. In addition to the chocolate, the post-race party also features live music.
• 15k $60, 5k $45

Feb. 12 Voices of Change
Voices of Change, a nonprofit professional new-music ensemble, is hosting a free family concert at 2:30 p.m. No admission will be charged, but donations are encouraged.
Lake Highlands Presbyterian Church, 8525 Audelia, 214.378.8670, free

Feb. 13 Lakewood Young Life Family Club
For the first time, Lakewood Young Life hosts a night of fun for the whole family. The Lakewood Young Life Family Club, held from 7-8:30 p.m., gives parents the opportunity to see what their children experience each week at Young Life’s WyldLife clubs, as well as a chance to learn more about the locally based worldwide nonprofit. All Young Life alumni and parents of children in middle school and high school are welcome.
• Winfrey Point, 950 E. Lawther, 828.545.1980, free

storyteller Toni Simmons

Feb. 24 African American folk tales and legends
Celebrate Black History Month at the Museum of Nature & Science with storyteller Toni Simmons. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., Simmons will explore African American culture. Craft time follows until 1 p.m.
• Children’s Museum at Museum of Nature & Science, 1318 S. 2nd, 214.428.5555, free for members, cost included in general admission ($7-$10)

Feb. 25 Jordan Knight
New Kids on the Block fans rejoice: Jordan Knight is bringing his Live & Unfinished tour to Lakewood. The former teen heartthrob has been performing for audiences since he was 14. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.; show starts at 8:30 p.m.
Lakewood Theater, 1825 Abrams, 214.821.7469, $35-$50


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