Best Bets • 04-24-15

Posted on 23 Apr 2015 at 11:10pm

Saturday 04.25

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TITAS presents modern troupe Parsons Dance Experience

The Parsons Dance Experience isn’t just a virtuosic troupe that creates exuberant modern dance, it’s also one of the sexier shows out there. TITAS presents this exciting show of contemporary movement with a one-night-only performance.

DEETS:
Winspear Opera House,
2403 Flora St.
8 p.m.
ATTPAC.org.

Saturday 04.25

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Q Cinema opens second annual lesbian film fest

Last year, Fort Worth’s Q Cinema launched its first-ever one-day Lesbian Film Festival, and its success has led the fest to repeat it, with a full slate of its Best of the Fest on Saturday. Among the films screening: The romance Bumblefuck, USA; the drama Margarita; The German film Concussion; and the foul-mouthed Brenda Fricker–Olympia Dukakis road film Cloudburst, pictured. Screenings take place starting at 12:45 p.m. and continue throughout the evening.

DEETS:
Amphibian Stage Productions
120 S. Main St, Fort Worth
All access pass $25–$30
Screenings at 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m., 8 p.m.
Qcinema.org

Wednesday 04.29

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Disney’s new Alan Menken musical ‘Newsies’ opens at Winspear

Disney has been on a tear for decades, turning its animated movie properties into stage musicals (Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, The Little Mermaid, Tarzan, etc.), but it’s also been doing it — albeit with less frequency — with its live-action properties: First with Mary Poppins, and now with Newsies, which became one of the dancingest shows in recent B’way history. The Tony Award-winning show about newsboys unionizing in turn-of-the-century NYC taps into the Winspear Wednesday for a two-week run.

DEETS:
Winspear Opera House
2403 Flora St.
Aprul 29–May 10
ATTPAC.org.

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