Best Bets • 11-06-15

Posted on 05 Nov 2015 at 8:00pm

Friday 11.06 & Saturday 11.07


Akram Khan dances into Dallas debut

TITAS’ season of dance this year is most notable for the plethora of Dallas debuts (only one company has appeared in the past). One of the newcomers generating the most excitement is Akram Khan, the British-born, Bengali-bred choreography known for his innovative style. You’re invited to this rare performance, which comes to City Performance Hall for two shows.

City Performance Hall
2520 Flora St. 8 p.m.

Friday 11.06 —Sunday 11.22


Puccini’s ‘Tosca’ continues the Dallas Opera season with free simulcast

Since its debut in 1900, Puccini’s intrigue-filled melodrama Tosca has been one of the most popular operas in the classical canon. And why not, with its lush orchestrations, overwrought shocks and political machinations, all centered on the celebrated singer Floria Tosca. Emily Magee tackles the juicy title role, with maestro Emmanuel Villaume conducting. Tosca runs in rep with the season opener Great Scott (reviewed this week) And on Nov. 6, you can even see it for free via a live simulcast at Klyde Warren Park.

Winspear Opera House
2403 Flora St.
Nov. 6, 11, 14 and 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 8 and 22 at 2 p.m.

Sunday 11.08


Planning your big gay wedding? We got you covered

Now that marriage equality is a reality, queer Texans can legally wed … but many never actually expected to be able to plan an authentic wedding. Where do you start? Not a problem — celebrity wedding planner and decorator Donnie Brown knows all the ins and outs, and has a ton of advice he can share at Dallas Voice’s free workshop Sunday. You, toom can become a bridezilla in one afternoon!

Magnolia Hotel
6070 N. Central Express-way
1–4 p.m. Free.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition November 6, 2015.

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