Sandie’s Arts Blog: Hair!
The Age of Aquarius comes to to the Winspear Opera House this week for twoo weeks! HAIR! This new production comes to Dallas directly from Broadway where it is playing a “back by popular demand” return engagement this summer as a follow up to its smash-hit original Broadway run in 2009 and 2010. HAIR won the 2009 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival as well as the Drama Desk, Drama League, and Outer Critics Circle award for Outstanding Revival of a Musical. It was also nominated for an additional seven Tony Awards Make sure you wear your bell bottoms and fringe vests and come out to the AT&T Performing Arts Center Sep 20 – Oct 2 for a groovy time! Ages 13 and up are recommended.
Great news for fans of the new Texas Giant! In light of the new attraction being named Best New Ride of 2011, Six Flags Over Texas is wanting to celebrate with its guests. Beginning this week, park goers can purchase tickets online for $20.11. The tickets will be valid only for September 24, 25, and 30, 2011. If you’ve missed visiting the popular theme park this summer – here’s a great chance to have some fun at a bargain price!
Opa!! The Greek Food Festival of Dallas is one of the country’s largest, longest running, and most authentic celebrations of all things Greek. The annual event held at Holy Trinity in Dallas is a labor of love. It’s the our 55th year so ome enjoy the tastes, sights and sounds of Greece. Plus, catch Constantine Maroulis on stage each day, and join us for Opa! Hour — a Festival first! It’s your chance to Go Greek without a passport! Friday thru Sunday.
How about an OVERNIGHT at the Dallas Zoo? Ages 7 and up can have a great night under the stars! Ever wonder what it would be like to spend the night at the Zoo? Now you can find out with a Dallas Zoo “Lights Out” overnight experience! Join us as we show you the fascinating world of animals through activities, special talks, and tours of the Zoo at night. Overnights are $45/participant. Chaperones are free at a 1:10 ratio. Overnights are booked on a first come, Check-in begins at 6:30 p.m. Check-out is at 10:30 a.m. the following day. One adult chaperone per ten participants is required and additional chaperones are always welcome.
Lastly, the popular band Maroon 5 is bringing their summer tour to North Texas this Friday at 7:30p at Gexa Energy Pavilion. Tickets range from $20.00 – $181.50. This tour will be an evening of music that will include over 20 charted hit songs from the two bands who have sold over 22 million records worldwide.
See you next week…center stage!