Nov 18-23, 2014

"Elf: The Musical"

Based on the 2003 cinema smash starring Will Ferrell, this sidesplitting and heart-warming musical fable is already considered a yuletide classic, having played successfully both on Broadway and off. The musical tells the story of Buddy the Elf, who must “travel through the seven levels of the candy cane forest” and straight into the Big Apple to discover his long-lost birth father, and maybe find his own place in the world along the way. Runs at Bass Hall, Nov. 18-23.

Dec 12-27, 2014

"The Nutcracker"

Bass Hall is home to this cherished holiday classic, which takes children of all ages through a whimsical world of living toy soldiers and dancing sugar plum fairies. Using Tchaikovsky’s original score, Texas Ballet Theater breathes new life into the ballet again for a special two-week run.

Dec 03, 2014

Justin Timberlake

How much sexiness can Dallas take? Find out as the one and only Justin Timberlake returns to set the chilly December night on fi re at the American Airlines Center with his “20/20 Experience” tour. Heralded for both his accomplished dance techniques and swoon-inducing voice, Timberlake emerged from his boy band years determined to blaze his own path in pop music. Mission accomplished, sir.

Nov 29, 2014 - Jan 01, 2015

Holiday at Galleria Dallas

2014 goes out in grand fashion this holiday season with this magical, month-long celebration at Galleria Dallas that includes everything from a grand tree lighting celebration to live musical performances, special weekend events, photo opportunities for the whole family and even a visit from the Big Man himself.

Nov 09-10, 2014

"The Two Gentlemen of Verona"

Shakespeare Dallas returns strong this season with one of the Bard’s first and most beloved works. Celebrated as his first official “comedy,” the production, performed in collaboration with the AT&T Performing Arts Center, will be presented as a staged reading, with minimal lighting, props and costumes.

Oct 16 - Nov 16, 2014

"Driving Miss Daisy"

Dallas Theater Center presents this Pulitzer Prize-winning play, which tells the story of a proud Southern matriarch and the African-American chauff eur who forever changes her life.

Oct 13, 2014

Paul McCartney

At 72 years old, legendary musician Paul McCartney is no stranger to vast stages and adoring crowds. What astounds still to this day, however, is his tireless capacity to entertain, challenge and energize an audience. From his work with The Beatles to his iconic solo career, McCartney’s talents are still on full display at the American Airlines Center with the release of his latest album, “New.”

Oct 02-03, 2014

Katy Perry

Dallas gets an infusion of razzle dazzle as the reigning diva of pop takes the stage once again in celebration of her “PRISM” release. Perry’s shows immerse audiences in both state-of-theart set designs and an explosive marriage of sound and color. She returns to the American Airlines Center for a two-night engagement with very special guests Tegan and Sara. Get ready to roar.

Sep 20 - Nov 26, 2014

Autumn at the Arboretum

More than 50,000 pumpkins, gourds and squash invade the Dallas Arboretum, turning the gardens into the nationally acclaimed, storybook-themed Pumpkin Village.

Sep 15-16, 2014

¡Viva Mexico!

No, Cinco de Mayo is not Mexican Independence Day, Sept. 16 is and it is known as the first day of the Mexican War of Independence. To celebrate, some of our favorite Mexican spots are throwing fiestas and offering specials on mouthwatering dishes and cocktails. So, it’s kind of like having Cinco de Mayo twice in a year, right?

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