The Half Dozen

  1. Dallas Blooms – The Dallas Arboretum presents the largest annual floral fest in the Southwest, Dallas Blooms: “Birds in Paradise.” Over 500,000 blooming bulbs create an explosion of color to welcome spring. Opening day is Saturday, Feb. 19th. Dallas Blooms will run through April 10. Adult admission is $20. 
  2. Flamenco Pastorela – Orchestra of New Spain presents an interpretation of the early pueblo roots of the Mexican Pastorela while bringing us up to date with New Mexico Flamenco. The production will follow the colorful encounters of good over evil. Come see this performance Feb. 18 at 7:30 p.m. or Feb. 19 at 2:30 p.m. at the Moody Performance Hall in Dallas. Student admission is $10.
  3. Perot Museum Jewelry Exhibit – Perot Museum of Nature and Science presents “The Shape of Matter – Through An Artist’s Eye.” This exhibit is a showcase of the jewelry creations of renowned designer Paula Crevoshay. Come see this exhibition through April 20th. Admission starts at $13.
  4. Cirque du Soloil – Cirque du Soloil “OVO”, which means “egg” in Portuguese, is a colorful display of an ecosystem teeming with life, where insects play and fight and look for love in a riot of energy and movement. There will be shows between Feb. 16-20. Tickets start at $50. 
  5. Prodigal Son Exhibition – The Meadows Museum will present an exhibition focusing on Bartolomé Esteban Murillo’s series of paintings focused on the biblical parable of the prodigal son. Admission is $6.  Opening day is Feb. 20, and the display will remain through June 12.
  6. Plano Symphony – Plano Symphony Orchestra presents “Cirque de la Symphonie”  featuring aerial flyers, acrobats, contortionists, dancers, jugglers and more, as well as music from 14 loved composers, from Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake” to Strauss’s “Thunder and Lightning Polka.” Feb, 19 at 8 p.m. at the Eisemann Center. Admission starts at $33.


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