Best Bets • 01.15.16

Posted on 14 Jan 2016 at 11:10pm

Friday 01.15 & Saturday 01.16

GBraden

New Age guru and author Gregg Braden plots a spiritual path

Gregg Braden is a best selling author of books about self-enlightenment and living a spiritual life in the modern world. He brings his talents to Dallas this weekend at two events — on Friday evening for a book signing, reception and talk; and then all day Saturday for a full-on workshop, both held at the Unity Church in North Dallas.

DEETS:
Unity Church of Dallas
6525 Forest Lane
Friday at 6 p.m. & Saturday 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
UnityDallas.org

Thursday 01.21—Sunday 01.24

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‘The New Moon,’ a rarely-revived Romberg/Hammerstein operetta, gets new life from (natch) Lyric Stage

Long before he teamed legendarily with Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II co-wrote composer Sig Romberg’s final Broadway operetta, The New Moon. This rarely-scene musical will get a new concert staging from North Texas’ premiere source of classic and original musical theater, Lyric Stage, with Grand Hotel’s Christopher J. Deaton (pictured with Kristen Lassiter) starring. (Watch a clip here.)

DEETS:
Irving Arts Center’s Carpenter Hall
3333 N. MacArthur Blvd.
LyricStage.org

Friday 01.22

Kollide

L.A. dance troupe BodyTraffic makes Dallas debut

TITAS’ 10-show season not only features three world premieres, but also nine local debuts, including one of Los Angeles’ hottest dance companies. BodyTraffic. The three-year-old company features stylized, energetic performances designed by sought-after choreographers in what should be a memorable evening of contemporary dance.

DEETS:
Winspear Opera House
2403 Flora St.
8 p.m.
$12–$200
ATTPAC.org

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition January 15, 2016.

 

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