Best Bets • 11-27-15

Posted on 26 Nov 2015 at 11:10pm

Friday 11.27—Sunday 03.20


DMA shows a different side of Jackson Pollock

The Kimbell isn’t the only local museum with stunning new exhibits. Over at the Dallas Museum of Art, guests can admire later works from Jackson Pollock. Best known for his “drip” or “splatter” painting, Pollock experimented with other forms as well, including sculpture, above, and a technique with paint on absorbant cotton that adds a new layer to what we know of the art of this icon of American abstraction.

Dallas Museum of Art
1717 Main St.

Saturday 11.28 — Sunday 12.27


Theatre Britain’s Christmas panto returns

With its cross-dressing cast and silly, racy, but still family-friendly dialogue (the adult jokes go over kids’ heads), Theatre Britain’s annual holiday panto is a refreshing English tradition right here in North Texas. This year’s offering is the world premiere of King Arthur.

Cox Building Playhouse
1517 Avenue H, Plano

Monday 11.30


Edna Jean welcomes ‘holiday hotties’ for annual Trailer Park Christmas fundraiser

For 22 years now, Edna Jean has brought out her trashiest wigs and most hideous holiday sweaters to raise money for charity (this year, the Pleasant Grove Senior Center). Now she’s at Zippers, but the tradition continues, with Onyx, “holiday hotties,” raffle tickets and more.

3333 Fitzhugh Ave.
9 p.m.–2 a.m.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition November 27, 2015.

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