December 4, 2018

THE WEEKLY REPORT

On the agenda: Pups, boxers, and a good dose of holiday magic

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5 | Christmas only comes once a year, but its stories last a lifetime. A Christmas Story is the perfect example. This 1983 Christmas classic has been a part of the holiday festivities for decades. Wear your pink bunny pajamas. Mispronounce fragile. Say “fudge” instead of…that other word. Join the fun without having to worry about finding that one television channel that plays the movie for 24 hours straight starting Christmas Eve—and for free! The Details: The Box Garden at Legacy Hall, 7800 Windrose Avenue. 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. FREE. Click here to register and for more information.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5–SUNDAY, JANUARY 13 | His name was Cassius Clay, but you know him as Muhammad Ali. His name was Lincoln Theodore Monroe Andrew Perry, but you know him as Stepin Fetchit. Or, do you really know either them at all? Loosely inspired by the pair’s real-life friendship, Dallas Theater Company’s Playwright-in-Residence Will Power has crafted a daring script that brings these two iconic figures and shapes their legacies against the backdrop of the Civil Rights Movement. Fetch Clay, Make Man pulls no punches. The Details: Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre, 2400 Flora Street. 7:30 p.m. Click here to purchase tickets.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5–SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9 | There’s something about Christmastime and the holidays that is magical. In keeping with the season, five world-class illusionists, the Champions Of Magic, present daring grand illusions, stunning close-up magic and incredible mind reading feats. The Details: Music Hall at Fair Park. 909 1st Avenue. Click here to purchase tickets.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8 | Bundle up and head to Wheelhouse for the return of Bark & Brunch: Holiday Pawty. Celebrating our fur-coat wearing besties, the event will feature free (and very festive!) pet portraits at the Color Barking pop-up studio, decorated treats  for all pups, and special hot cocktails to keep you warm. The Details: Wheelhouse, 1617 Hi Line Drive. 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Complimentary valet. 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9 | The TASCHEN Library at The Joule pops up in the Design District with gifts for design lovers, art lovers, fashion lovers, and well…lovers. Make a purchase of $100 or more and you’ll receive a card for a free cocktail or beer from Wheelhouse or Sassetta. The Details: Wheelhouse, 1617 Hi Line Drive. Noon–3 p.m. Complimentary valet. 


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