JANUARY attractions

iViVa Valentino!

WITH HIS SMOLDERING GAZE, SILENT FILM star Rudolph Valentino could melt an audience without a word. The flamboyant and romantic public life of the screen idol is contrasted with his ultimately tragic private life in the Southwest premiere of The Dream of Valentino at The Dallas Opera. Costumes designed by world-renowned Italian couturier Valentino heighten the drama. January 6, 8, 11, and 14 at 7:30 p.m. Additional performance on the 8th at 2 p.m. Music Hall at Fair Park, 214-443-1000.

Fun Flicks at Mm

THE BEST NEW AND CLASSIC INTERNA tional films for and about children ar presented at the 11th Annual KidFilr Festival on January 21 and 22. Directon animator Don Bluth and producer Gar Goldman screen and discuss An America Tale and The Secret of NIMH. Henr Selick, director-animator, presents The Nightmare Before Christmas and bring; some of his characters from the film. S3.0C per show for children and adults. Tickets go on sale at the theater one hour prior to show time. AMC Glen Lakes Theatres, 9450 North Central at Walnut Hill Lane. For information, call the USA Film Festival at 214-821-NEWS.

Elvis Redux

CELEBRATE THE BIRTH OF ’THE KING” COMPLETE WITH Elvis film clips, oldies, and wannabe Elvii at the 8th annual Elvis Birthday Party on January 5 at Hard Rock Cafe. The night includes an Elvis Impersonators Contest from 8:30-9:30 p.m., followed by an Elvis Show starring Dave Tapley, the “king” of Elvis impersonators, and his 10-piece band. 2601 McKinney Avenue, 214-855-0223.

Great Moments in lime

HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT, ONE-OF-A-KIND WATCHES from the private collection of 155-year-old Swiss watchmaking company Patek Philippe are on view January 17 -29 at the Sid Richardson Collection of Western Art in Fort Worth. The exhibit, “The Legendary Watches of Patek Philippe,” includes timepieces commissioned by Queen Victoria, car magnate James Ward Packard, Albert Einstein, and Madam Marie Curie (see photos below). Admission is free. 309 Main Street, Fort Worth. 817-332-6554.


WEBB FOLK ART GALLERY. Lines and Wonders isan intriguing show of drawings by five self-taught artists. From Mark Cole Greene’s nature studies and themes from Phantom of the Opera to Carter Todd’s studies of architecture to drawings of individuals by Shields Landon Jones, Rev. L.T. Thomas, and M.C 5¢ Jones, this exhibit showcases works by people who are driven to draw. Through January 8. Texas folk art legends John W. Banks and Rev. Johnnie Swearingen document the history of their surroundings with their artwork. Opening reception is January 14, 5 p.m.-9 p.m. The exhibit runs January 14-31. Exhibit hours are Saturday and Sunday, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. and by appointment. Webb Gallery, 107 North Rogers, Waxahachie. Information: 214-938-8085.

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS SCHOOL OF visual ARTS EXHIBIT. The faculty of the University of North Texas School of Visual .Arts exhibits 20 years’ worth of metalworks by Harlan W. Butt, UNT professor of art. The pieces range from enameled jewelry to wall panels 5 feet high, and incorporate influences ranging from fruit to Chinese landscape painting. January 17 through February 3. Monday and Tuesday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Wednesday through Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p-m. University of North Texas Art Building, Mulberry at Welch, Denton. Information; 817-565-4316.

CONDUIT GALLERY’S DANCE. Patrick Faulhaber, a Dallas artist, opens a new installation piece entitled Dance, a lively event open to the public. Gallery space is transformed into a dance hall, as the artist uses dance as a metaphor for life. Through January 7. Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Conduit Gallery, second floor, 3200 Main Street, Dallas. Information: 214-939-0064.

TOMB TREASURES FROM CHINA: THE BURIED ART OF ANCIENT XI’AN. Affording a glimpse of one thousand years of art from the ancient Chinese city of Xi’an, this exhibit features objects in jade, gold, and silver from grave sites in the region of this eastern termination of the Silk Road. Through February 12. Tuesday through Thursday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Friday, noon-9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, noon-5 p.m. Open New- Year’s Day. Kimbell Art Museum, 3333 Camp Bowie Boulevard, Fort Worth. Information: 817- 3.32-8451 or metro 817-654-1034.

SUNDAY FAMILY HOUR AT THE KIMBELL. This program focuses on the Kimbell Art Museum’s exhibit Tomb Treasures From China. Parents and children may take an informative guided tour through special exhibitions. January 8,15,22, and 29, 1 p.m.-1:45 p.m. Kimbell Art Museum, 3333 Camp Bowie Boulevard, Fort Worth. Information and reservations: 817-332-8451, extension 249.

RAVEL FINE ART EXHIBITION. Mexican-American artist Sergio Rodriguez brings to bear a synthesis of formal training and a search for identity in this highly expressive exhibition of paintings and lithographs. January 19 through March 14. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Ravel Fine An, 2700 Fairmount Street, Dallas. Information: 214-754-9077.

BROOKHAVEN COLLEGE CENTER FOR THE ARTS. Susie Moody’s works in clay and Fahimeh Vahdat’sFoIdmg-Unfolding.paintingandworkson paper,aredisplayed in BrookhavenCollege’sStudio and Forum Galleries respectively. January 5-29. Studio Gallery, Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Closed Saturday and Sunday, Forum Gallery, Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m.-l0 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Brookhaven College Center for the Arts, 3939 Valley View Lane, Farmers Branch. Information: 214-620-4101.

PORTRAITS OF COMMUNITY-AFRICAN AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHY IN TEXAS. Documentary Arts, Inc. presents this survey of African-American photography which uses community as a central focus. The exhibit features the works of 16 photographers, spanning the period from the 1930s to the present. Through January 21. Thursday and Friday, 11 a.m.-5 pam.; Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Other days by appointment. 5501 Columbia, Dallas. Information: 214-823-8955.

BIBLICAL ARTS CENTER EXHIBITS. Introspections: Works By Mariana Sain-Morar features works in the tradition of Romanian icons. January 18 through March 5. The East Gallery. The Art of Remembering: Photographs By Sarah Carson features photographs of shrines and memorials of Europe. January 31 through March 12. The Atrium Colonnade. Both exhibits are free and open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. The Biblical Arts Center, 7500 Park Lane, Dallas. Information: 214-691-4661.

500X GALLERY. EXPO ’95, a national juried exhibition, is on display January 14-29, Saturday and Sunday, noon-5p.m. 500X Gallery, 500 Exposition Avenue, Dallas. Information: 214-8284111.

LA VIRGEN DE GUADALUPE. This exhibit is presented by Artists Relating Together and Exhibiting (ARTE) to explore the influences of “La Virgen”on Latino culture and as a symbol for multiculturalism. it includes works by artists from throughout Texas as well as those by young people at KidArt. Through January 8. Saturday and Sunday, noon-5 p.m. and by appointment 500X Gallery, 500 Exposition Avenue, Dallas. Information: 214-828-1111.

SMU MEADOWS MUSEUM EXHIBITION. Fata Morgana USA: The American Way of Lite, photomontages by Josep Renau, addresses themes of colonialism, sexism, love, militarism, and the ironies of modern media culture. Through January 15. Biennial Faculty Exhibition: Division of Art, features the works of SMU art faculty in a variety of media. January 27 through February 12. Monday,Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Meadows Museum, SMU campus, Dallas. Information: 214-766-2516 weekdays; 214-76S-2740 weekends,

DAVID DIKE FINE ART. Works by painter George Herbert Macrum (1870-1948) are on display at the David Dike Fine An gallery. Macmm’s paintings depict European and American scenes in an impressionistic manner. Through February 15. Monday-Friday. 10a.m.-5p.m.;Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. David Dike Fine Art, 2613 Fairmount, Dallas. Information: 214-720-4044-

DALLAS HISTORICAL SOCIETY EXHIBIT. United We Win: Dallas During World War II reflects themes of patriotism, sacrifice, and the struggie for civil rights. Photographs, documents, and museum items from the Dallas Historical Society are included. Through April 1. Tuesday-Saturday, 9:30 a.m,-5:30p.m.; Sunday 1 p,m,-5 p.m. Hall of State, Fair Park, Dallas. Information: 214-421-4500.

THE EDITH BAKER GALLERY. This exhibit features the works of more than 30 Texas artists and includes sculptures and paintings that reflect the theme of the exhibit: the hand. Through January 28. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday. 11a.m-5p.m.Edith Baker Gallery,2404 Cedar Springs at Maple, Dallas. Information: 214-85S-5101

DALLAS MUSEUM OF ART EXHIBITIONS. Encounters 6: Rachel Hecker and Peter Hailey. As part of the “Encounters” series, this exhibit juxtaposes the works of two painters who focus on socialissues. January 28 through April 2. Tuesday and Wednesday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday, Sunday, and holidays, 11 a.m-5 p.m. Silver in America, 1840-1940: A Century of Splendor. This exhibit features pieces by Reed 6k Barton, Tiffany, and Gorham, and traces the rise and decline of the manufacture of silver pieces in America. Ranging from tea services to berry spoons, the items offer a telling look at American craftmanship and society in the period of 1840-1940. Through January 29, closed New Year’s Day. Tuesday. Wednesday, and Friday, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.; Thursday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Dallas Museum of Art, 1717 North Harwood, Dallas. Information: 214-922-1200 or 214-922-1355.

AMON CARTER MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS. Face Value: Portrait Photographers From the Collection. A Selection from the A mon Carter Museum’s photography collection explore? the phenomenon of portraiture: the rapport among subject and artists, technique, and situation. Through February 26. Tuesday through Saturday, l0 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, noon-5 p.m. Charles M. Russell. This comprehensive exhibit features the bronze works of sculptor Charles M. Russell and presents Russell’s 46 intended subjects in the order they were produced by the artist. Through March 5. Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, noon-5 p.m. Amon Carter Museum, 3501 Camp Bowie Boulevard, Fort Worth. Information: 817-738-1933.

CUBA-THE LAST 60 TEARS. While Cold War barriers have come down in Europe, Castro’s Cuba remains a mystery to most Americans. Now you can get a glimpse of what’s been happening. The Pan American Art Gallery features a comprehensive gallery exhibit of Cuban art, including works by more than 50 of the most prominent modern and contemporary Cuban artists. Through March 31. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday by appointment. Pan American Art Gallery, 3303 Lee Parkway, Dallas. Information: 214-522-3303.

NEW WORKS FELLOWSHIPS; NORTHERN TELECOM. The Arlington Museum of Art presents an innovative exhibition from Raleigh, North Carolina, featuring three artists chosen from the South as winners of the New Works Fellowship: David Szafranski, Dallas; Martin Johnson, Virginia Beach, and Lynn Marshall-Linnemeir, Atlanta. The works of five Texas artists are included with the traveling exhibition of the three winners. Through January 7. Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Arlington Museum of Art, 201 West Main Street, Arlington. Information: 817-275-4600.

GOOD/BAD ART COLLECTIVE. The Spring 1995 season starts with a one-night exhibition featuring the work of Denton artist Brian Fridge. His works are a mix of abstract forms and objects out of a “50s science fiction movie. January 20, 8 p.m.-10 p.m. Good/Bad Art Collective, 120 Exposition, Denton. Information: 817-591-1725.

EXHIBITS AT THE DALLAS PUBLIC LIBRARY. University of Dallas students’ works are on display in a printmaking show, January 16 through February 28. Gallery 4 area of Fine Arts Division. The Dream of Valentino: An Opera Preview showcases photographs and costumes that evoke the life of silent film star Rudolf Valentino. Central Library’s lobby showcase: Blades in The Sky. Through January 31, Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. J. Erik Jonsson Centrall Library, 1515 Young Street. Dallas. Information: 214-670-1400 or 214-670-1640.

IRVING ARTS CENTER EXHIBITIONS. Chinese Brush Painting and Japanese Flower Arranging. The eighth annual Association of Oriental An (TAO) and Ikebana International-Dallas and Fort Worth Chapters Exhibition features Chinese brush painting and Japanese ikebana (flower arranging). Reception January 8, 2 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Main Gallery. Donna Stallard: New Work, January 8-22. New Talent Gallery. Life Through The Eyes Of African-American Artists, an exhibition in honor of African-American history month, is presented by the West Irving Black Arts Council, January 27 through February 20;Kente-The Sight And Sound. Thus collection of Kente, a textile woven by people of Ghana, centers on Dallas artist Kofi Bempah’s master work for Crown Family Unify, CROFA, designed to commemorate The Year of the Family and to promote family unity and values. New Talent Gallery. January 27 through February 12; Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-5p.m .; Saturday, 10a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Irving Arts Center, 3333 North MacArthur Boulevard, Irving. Information: 214-252-7558 or metro (214) 256-4270.

PHOTOGRAPHY AT THE TRAMMELL- CROW PAVILLION. The Annual Ungar Photography Club Exhibit of photos by amateur photographers from around the country is on display at the Trammell Crow Pavillion, Through January 7. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Trammell Crow Lower Bast Pavillion, 2001 Ross Avenue, Dallas, information: 214-761-0551.

ENTANGLED VISIONS. Milam Gallery present more than 30 local artists in this first annua juried show featuring two distinctly differen media: sculpture and photography. January through February 1. Weekdays, noon-5:30 p.m. Saturday, noon-4 p.m., or by appointment Justine’s Milam Gallery, 5224 Milam Street Dallas. Information; 214-821-9045.

MAC EXHIBITS. The McKinncy Avenue Contemporary features artists George Condo ant Larry Mantello. Through January 15. Critica Mass, a sculpture exhibition curated by Charles Long from Yale University. January 15-31. Wednesday through Saturday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Closed Monday and Tuesday. Free and open to the public. The MAC 3120 McKinney Avenue, Dallas. Information: 214-95IMAC (1622) or 953-1212.

THE TOXIC TOUR OF TEXAS, PHOTOGRAPHS 0V SHARON STEWART. The Haggar University Gallery at the University of Dallas presents this exhibit featuring 40 black and white photographs of Texas toxic waste sites and their surroundings. January 7 through February 15. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m saturday, noon-5 pm.; Saturday, noon-5 p.m., or by appointment Haggar University Gallery, University of Dallas. 1845 East Northgate Drive, Irving, Information: 214-721-5319.


NATALIE COLE AT THE 1995 SOUTHWESTERN BALL. Natalie Cole headlines this year’s Southwestern Ball to benefit neuroscience and paralysis research at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. January 21,7 p.m. cocktails, 8 p.m. dinner. Loews Anatole Hotel, 2201 Stemmons Freeway. Dallas. Information: 214-720-7870.

HEARD MUSEUM VOLUNTEER GUILD GAME DAY. The Bridge festival benefits the Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary. Participants bring their bridge group, bunch, munchies, and door prizes are provided. January 17, 10 a.m.-3p.m. One Nature Place, McKinney Boulevard, Dallas. Information: 214-562-5566.

ARLINGTON MUSEUM OF ART HOUSE & GARDEN ART AUCTION. This exhibition and auction of art plus luxury goods and services benefit the annual fund. Forty-five artists donate their artwork on the theme of House and Garden January il, 7 p.m. Live auction starts at 8:30 p.m. Arlington Museum of Art, 201 West Main -Street, Arlington. Information; 817-275-4600 or metro 817-265-6500.

GOOD/BAD ART COLLECTIVE BENEFIT CONCERT. The Collective’s spring projects, live music, refreshments, and food are planned for January 28, 8 p.m. Good/Bad Art Collective, 120 Exposit ion, Demon. Information: 817-591-1725.

JEWEL CHARITY BALL. Held to raise money for Cook-Fort Worth Children’s Medical Center’s Uncompensated Care Fund, this year’s Jewel Charity Ball has the theme The Time of Your Life and features the opening of The Legendary Watches of Patek Philippe, on exhibit at the Sid Richardson Collection of Western Art. January 14, 8:30 p.m. Anion G. Carter Jr. Exhibits Hall, Fort Worth. Information: 817-870-9064.

DINING OUT IN DALLAS. Benefiting the Texas Neurofibromatosis Foundation, this first annual extravaganza arranges for guests to dine at tables of 10, each table hosted by local high-profile celebrities, sports stars or business figures at more than 30 of the city’s finest restaurants, followed by a nightcap at Hotel Crescent Court. Guests are assigned to tables and restaurants based on a random drawing by the Texas Neurofibromatosis Foundation. January 12, 7 p.m. Tickets and information: 214-953-0808.


CHILDREN’S PROGRAM AT PAPERBACKS PLUS. Children ages 3-12 read stories and poems, work on arts and craft projects such as writing, illustrating, and scrapbooks, and play with Brio trains. Tinkertoys, Lincoln Logs, and puzzles. Children should bring a favorite poem or short story that they can read to the group. Light refreshment and coffee provided for the grownups. January 7, 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Paperbacks Plus, 6115 La Vista, Dallas. Information: 214-827-4860 or 214-827-9309.

THE DALLAS ARBORETUM’S GROWING TOGETHER. Children of all ages are invited to plant a seedling and learn where trees come from. Also, for those who wish to take a short, fun trip through nature, there is a leaf scavenger hunt. January 28 and 29, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Road, Dallas. Information: 214-327-8263.

FRIDAY FAMILY FUN NIGHTS. Fitness Fun features egg races, potato sack hops, and an evening of exercises to a tune; January 6. Chinese New Year teaches kids cultural awareness and how to create a dragon; January 13. Winter Wonderland includes a trip to the art center to design snow shakers and make snowflakes; January 23. Silhouettes features a shadow show; January 30, All events 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Kid’s Town! 751 South Central Expressway, Richardson. Information: 214-231-1413.

THE WORLD OF PETER RABBIT. The Science Place sponsors this exhibit for Beatrix Potter fans, young scientists, and fans of whimsy of all ages. Author Beatrix Potter’s first and best-known story, “The Tale of Peter Rabbit,” concerned the misadventures of a young rabbit who steals into a neighbor’s garden against his mother’s express warning. This exhibit’s set prompts observation, nature study, and comparison, all skills necessary for the youngest scientists. The exhibit is free with regular admission to The Science Place. January 27 through May 7. Monday through Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sunday noon-5:30 p.m. The Science Place, Fail-Park, Dallas. Information: 214-428-5555, extension 343 or 344-


DANCE FUSION’S CELEBRATION ’95. The presentation showcases new works bv choreographers Donnette Durham, Dewayne Hambrick, Ramona Jackson, Leslie Jabsen, Lisa Neely, Shannon Leyner, Karen Bower Robinson, and Eric Salisbury. January 6, 7, 13, and 14. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.; Saturday matinee at 2 p.m. Bath House Cultural Center, 521 East Lawther, Dallas. Information: 214-320-3396.

MARK MORRIS DANCE GROUP. International Theatrical An Society (TITAS) hosts the Dallas debut of one of America’s most original contemporary dance companies. Mark Morns’ choreography melds the influences of classical Indian dance, Balkan folk dance, Martha Graham, and Balanchine into a style so distinctive it becomes its own. January 27 and 28, 8 p.m. McFarlin Auditorium, SMU campus, Dallas. Information: 214-528-5576.

DECADANCE IV. This fourth annual performance an concert incorporates an open forum of music. theater, literature, dance, photography, video, and sculpture. January 20,21,27. and 28.8 p.m. Teatro Dallas, 2204 Commerce, Dallas. Information: 214-298-6866 or 214-369-0090.


BROOKHAVEN COLLEGE COOKING CLASSES. Cooking for One or Two, January’ 19, 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.; Valentine Gourmet: A “Fare” of the Heart, January 24. 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.; Cake Decorating, beginning January 26, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.; Cake Decorating, Advanced, beginning January 24, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.; The Mansion on Turtle Creek Cooking Class, Mondays, 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Information: 214-620-4715.

MESSINA RESTAURANT AND CULINARY CENTER. Southwestern cuisine classes with executive chef Chong Boey, January 4; Pasta Mania with executive chef Pierre Molticolombi, January 11 ; Winter sauces with chef Boey, January 18; An Italian buffet with chef Monticolombi, January 25, 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Messina’s Restaurant and Culinary Center, 3521 Oak Grove, Dallas. Information: 214-559-0642.

TOM LANDRY SPORTS MEDICINE AND RESEARCH CENTER. The Healthy Cooking School focuses on high nutrition and low-fat recipes for a wann winter. January- 12, 6 p.m- 8 p.m. Baylor Fitness Center, 411 North Washington, Dalles. Information: 214-820-7870.

EUREKA! NEW SOUTHWESTERN CUISINE WELLNESS WIZARD CLASSES. At Eureka! classes you’ll learn how to prepare food that tastes good and is also good for you. Students learn how to prepare a complete meal including green chile pesto, turkey tomatillo chili, chopped salad with black bean dressing, and fruit quesadillas; January 4, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Pasta Plus! Robust Puttanesca Sauce, horseradish-mustard dressing, oven-roasted veggie chunks with basil and garlic, spinach in garlic-sesame sauce for pasta and grains; January 11, 7 p.m.- 9 p.m, Delitelui Desserts includes grapes in cabernet sauce, a tower of crepes with chocolate sauce, and an orange-raspberry frozen dream. January 17, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Eureka! Restaurant, 4011 Villanova, Dallas. Information: 214-750-7322 or 214-369-7767.

COOKIN WITH CAROL AT THE KITCHEN STORE. Learn to prepare authentic Italian meals that are deliciously low in fat: vegetable primavera sauce, tangy tomato marinara sauce, homemade Italian dressing, semolina pasta, and minestrone soup. January 12, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. The Kitchen Store, 4714 Little Road, Arlington. Information: 817-860-1573.

THE KITCHEN SHOP AT SIMON DAVID. Get ready for Valentine’s Day bt creating a gift that shows you really care. Carol Ritchie demonstrates “A Sweetheart’s Dinnet,” featuring delicious ways of preparing low-fat pork, beef dinners, and desserts. January 13, 10 a.m.-ll:30 a.m. Simon David, 6770 Abrams Road, Dallas. Information: 214-340-1119.


THE GAZEBO. January 12 and 13: Meet Michael Kors at this trunk show with informal modeling, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. January 19 and 20: See the spring collection of Richard Tyler with informal modeling, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. January 26 and 27: Pamela Dennis trunk show with a representative and informal modeling, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 8300 Preston Road, Dallas. Information: 214-373-6661.

OPEN HOUSE AT TALBOTS. Featuring cruise wear for 1995, this open house includes travel seminars on packing for a trip, informal modeling, refreshments, and a gift certificate drawing. January 19, 20, and 21, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Seminars begin at 1 p.m. Talbots, Highland Park Village, 100 Highland Park Village, Dallas. Information: 214-522-8490.

ANN MAY TRUNK SHOW. The Ann May label is holding a trunk show of its silk sportswear, including designs in tissue silk and silk matka as well as traditional weaves. January 26-29. Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Collections, 71 Highland Park Village, Dallas. Information: 214-528-8030.

JANUARY BRIDAL SHOW AT SOUTHFORK RANCH. The wedding show includes door prizes and grand prizes such as wedding dresses, rings, and tuxedos. January 7 and 8, noon-5 p.m. South Fork Ranch and Conference Center, 3700 Hogge, Parker. Information: 214-442-7800.

NEIMAN MARCUS DOWNTOWN. January 7: Bridal Traditions, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m-, The Bridal Salon. January 12-14: Christos personal appearance, informal modeling, noon-4 p.m., The Bridal Salon. January 19-21: Amsale personal appearance, informal modeling, noon-3 p.m., Bridal Salon. January 23 and 24: Oscar de La Renta Trunk Show, informal modeling, noon-3 p.m.. Couture Salon. January 25: Louis Feraud RTW Trunk Show, informal modeling, noon-3 p.m., Counture Salon.January 26-28: Waiters & Watters Trunk Show with informal modeling, noon-4 p.m., The Bridal Salon. 1618 Main Street, Dallas. 214-741-6911.

ANN hartley trunk SHOWS. The Donna Jessica trunk show features casual, fun designs along with Z Design: earrings with a twist. January 26, 27, and 28, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Ann Hartley, Preston Center East, 4024 Villanova, Dallas. Information: 214-692-5588.


UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT DALLAS LANDMARK FILM SERIES. The Saturday evening film series features a variety of films. Free and open to the public. January 14-31, Saturday evenings, 7p.m. The University of Texas at Dallas, Jonsson room 4.614, 2601 North Floyd Road. Richardson. Information: 214-690-2982 or persons-with-dis-abilities line, 800-RELAYVV (735-2988).

GERMAN FILM SERIES. The University of Dallas presents Amphitryon, a 1935 spoof of the Greek myth involving the seduction of Alkmene by Zeus. In German with English Subtitles. January 29,4 p.m. Lynch Auditorium,University of Dallas campus, Irving. Free. Information: 214-721-5220.

ITALIAN FILM SERIES AT THE DALLAS MUSEUM OF ART. Featuring Federico Frllini’s La Strada and Virtorio De Sica’s The Bicycle Thief, this series also includes films by Bernardo Bertolucci and Michelangelo Antonioni. January 5, 7, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26-29. Thursday, 7:30 p.m.; Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 2 p.m. Information: 214-922-1200 or 214-922-1355.


TREES FOR DALLAS. Plant, pot, mow, weed, mulch, and learn about trees while helping to keep Dallas green. Plant trees in parks, school yards, medians, boulevards, and other public lands throughout Dallas. January 21,9a.m.-3 p.m. Growing Center, 8740 Elam Road, Crawford Park, Pleasant Grove, Dallas. Information: 214-953-1184.

THE DALLAS ARBORETUM’S TREES PLEASE WEEKEND. The sixth annual celebration of the beginning of arbor season with two-gallon samplings free for the asking, is held at the DeGolyer House. The first 500 visitors each day are able to select a Chinese Pistache, Sawtooth Oak, or Bald Cypress tree. Demonstrations will be given on how to plant and care for new trees. January 28 and 29, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Road. Dallas. Information: 214-327-8263.

HOME LANDSCAPE DESIGN. Landscape architect Michael Parkey teaches participants how to design a personalised landscape. Parkey takes students on a walk through the gardens at the Arboretum and Botanical Society on White Rock Lake. During this two-day workshop, students design home landscapes based on personal needs and preference under Parkey’s supervision, January 14 and 21, 10 a.m.-noon. The Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Road, Dallas. Information: 214-327-8263.

BONSAI FOR BEGINNERS. The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Society hosts a class taught by Mark Wegman, past president of the Dallas Bonsai Society, on how to coax beaury out of bonsai through styling. training, and potting of participants’ own intricate trees. January 21, 1 p.m.-4p.m. The Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Road, Dallas. Information: 214-327-8263.


FRIENDS OF PHOTOGRAPHY. Geoff Winning-ham, photographer and professor of art at Rice University, discusses his current work in photography. This lecture includes a general membership meeting and election of officers for the Friends of Photography. January 26, 7 p.m. Dallas Museum of An, 1717 North Harwood, Dallas. Information: 214-922-1300.

THE ART OF THE WRITTEN WORD: THREE POETS. Dallas poets Liza Bachman, Lisa Lee, and Christopher Soden present a selection of their works in a presentation free to the public. January 19, 7 p.m. Orientation Theater, Dallas Museum of Art, 1717 North Harwood, Dallas. Information: 214-922-1300.

COKIE ROBERTS. Broadcast journalist Cokie Roberts, a news analyst and media commentator for ABC News and National Public Radio, speaks as part of the Willis M.Tate Distinguished Lecture Scries at Southern Methodist University. January 31,8 p.m. McFarlin Auditorium, SMU campus, Dallas. Information: 214-SMU-TATE (768-8283).

WEDNESDAY NIGHT TALK SERIES. Lee Cullum. journalist at The Dallas Morning News and regular on the “McNeil-Lehrer News Hour,” speaks on “Lost in Post-Modern Limbo: A Call For Moral Imagination.” January 11. Cocktails at 6:30 p.m. followed by discussion at 7 p.m. Hotel Crescent Court, 400 Crescent Court, Dallas. Tickers: 214-520-0206.

THE DALLAS PHILOSOPHERS’ FORUM. Ben Petty, associate professor of philosophy and religious studies, SMU, emeritus, speaks on The Problem of Evil, Once Again, January 10. Joe Hinman, Ph.D. candidate and teaching assistant, history of ideas, UTD, speaks on Friedrich Nietzsche and the Twilight of Civilization: Does Nietzsche Furnish An Adequate Ethical Basis m a Post-Modern Age? January 24. Lectures start at 7 p.m. Wyatt’s Cafeteria, Southwest corner of Forest and Marsh Lanes, Dallas. Information: 214-373-7216.

UT-DALLAS GREEN LECTURE SERIES. Dr. Sheila Jasanoff, professor of science policy and law at Cornell University, speaks on the controversial and timely topic Knowledge and Distrust: The Dilemma of Environmental Democracy. January 19, 7:30 p.m. University of Texas-Dallas, 2601 North Floyd Road, Richardson. Information: 214-690-2293.

JEWISH WAR VETERANS AUXILIARY. Dr. Joel A. Holiner, Dallas psychiatrist and chief of psychiatry at the Medical City Dallas Hospital, speaks on New Approachesto Treating Depression. January 16,7:45 p.m. Jewish Community Center, 7800 Northaven Road, Dallas. Information: 214-363-3444.

DALLAS SOCIETY OF VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS. The January meeting features Gerald Bustamante, a Mexican-American artist who works with found objects, cardboard, and paint among other media. He speaks on Weaving Intuition and Sensibilities into Design and Illustration. January 11,6 p.m. CityPlace, corner of Haskell and Central Expressway, Dallas. Information: 214-241-2017.

THE WOMEN’S BOARD OF THE DALLAS OPERA. The January meeting features Jim Yancy of the University of Texas at Tyler, who speaks on The Dream of Valentino by Argento.astory set in 1920s Hollywood with costume designs by couture designer Valentino. January 4, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Rigoletto by Verdi, one of the greatest tragic operas of all time. January 18,7 p.m.-9 p.m. Information: 214-526-8036.

SCUBADILLO DIVE CLUB. Bob “Fishhead” Hughes presents a slide show on underwater photography and a video featuring dive scenes from CoEumel, Mexico. January 5, 7:30 p.m. Taffy’s Restaurant, 1902 Promenade Center, Dallas. Information: 214-270-7713 or 214-437-1502.

UNIVERSITY OF DALLAS AQUINAS SERIES. Rev. Noris Clarke. Fordham University philosophy professor, speaks on Living on the Edge: The Human Person as Microcosm and Frontier Being. This lecture is free. January 26, 7:30 p.m. Lynch Auditorium. University of Dallas, 1845 East Northgate Drive, Irving. Information: 214-721-5220.


DALLAS POPS ORCHESTRA. Joel Grey, singerand dancer, performs with the Dallas Pops Orchestra. January 6 and 7, 8:15 p.m. January 8, 2:30 p.m. Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora Street, Dallas. Tickets: 214-692-0203.

GARLAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. Guest conductor Augustin Cullel and violinist Vesselin Demirev join the Garland Symphony for this night of Mozart, Saint-Saens, Sarasate, and Brahms. Overture to The Magic Flute by Mozart; “Introduction” and “Rondo Capriccioso” by Saint-Saens; “Gypsy Airs,” op. 20, virtuoso by Sarasate for violin; Symphony No. i in C Minor or Symphony no. 2 in D Major by Brahms. January 27,8 p.m. Garland Pertonning Arts Center, Fifth and Austin Streets, Garland. Information: 214-553-1223.

LAS COLINAS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. Guest conductor Augustin Cullel and violinist Vesselin Demirev join the Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra for this night of Mozart, Saint-Saens, Sarasate, and Brahms. Overture to The Magic Flute by Mozart; Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso by Saint-Saens; “Gypsy Airs” op. 20 virtuoso by Sarasate for violin; Symphony no. I in C minor or Symphony no. 2 in D Major by Brahms. January 28, 8 p.m. John Carpenter Hall, Irving Arts Center, 3333 North MacArthur, Irving. Information: 214-580-1566.

DALLAS SYMPHONY CLASSICAL SERIES. James Rives-Jones, conductor, and Vladimir Feltsman. pianist, perform Haydn: Symphony no. 51 in D Major; Bartok: Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta; Beethoven: Piano Concerto no. 5 in E-flat Major, opus 73, “Emperor,” January 12-15. Andrew Litton, Conductor, and Emanuel Borok, violinist, perform Piston: The Incredible Flutist Suite; Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D Major; Beethoven: Symphonyno. 5 inCminor.opus 125. January 19-22. Andrew Litton, conductor, and Andre Warts, pianist, present Ives: “Three Places in New England;” MacDowell: Piano Concerto no. 2 in D minor; Rachmaninoff: Symphony no. 3 in E minor, opus 44; January 26 through 28. Concerts are Tuesday through Saturday at 8:15 p.m. Sunday matinees at 2:30 p.m. Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora Street, Dallas. Tickets: 214-692-0203.

THE TURTLE CREEK CHORALE’S BENEFITS CONCERT. The chorale performs a holiday repertoire amid candles and poinsettias. The chorale is accompanied by the Dallas Wind Symphony. January 10, 8 p.m. Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora Street. Dallas. Information: 214-520-2787.

DALLAS CHAMBER ORCHESTRA. The “Tuxedos to T-Shirts” season continues with Debussy: “Danses Sacres et Profanes”; Debussy: Trio for Harp, Flute and Viola; Mozart: Quartet for Flute and Strings. Devienne: Quintet for Bassoon and Strings, January 20. 8 p.m. Church of the Transfiguration, Hillcrest and Spring Valley. January 22, 7 p.m., Caruth Auditorium, Hillcrest and Binkley. Dallas. Information: 214-520-2787.

AN EVENING OF TRANSCRIPTIONS. Pianist Pamela Mia Paul performs a concert at the Jewish Community Center of Dallas to benefit its Young Artist Concert Series. This performance includes works by Bach, Schubert, and Ravel. January 15, 7:30 p.m. The Jewish Community Center of Dallas, 7900 Northaven Road, Dallas. Information: 214-739-2737.

RIGOLETTO. This This classic tragic opera from one of Italy’s greatest operatic composers, Guiseppe Verdi, is based on Victor Hugo’s “Le Roi S’amuse.” January 26, 7:30 p.m. January 29, 5:30 p.m. and 2 p,m. Fair Park Music Hall, Fair Park, Dallas. Information: 214-443-1000.

OPUS 101 GUEST ARTISTS SERIES. Graduate of the Meadows School of the Arts and winner of the First Dublin International Organ Competition, organist Dean Billmeyer performs works by Buxtehude, Muffat, Bach, Thomas, and Dumfle. January 23, 8 p.m. Caruth Auditorium, Hillcrest and Binklev, Dallas. Information: 214-768-ARTS (2787).

MADE IN THEUSA. The Dallas Wind Symphony’s January performance showcases works by some of America’s best and brightest modern composers. Jerry F. Junkin is artistic director and conductor. January 17, 8 p.m. Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora Street, Dallas. Information: 214-528-5576.

DALLAS CLASSICAL GUITAR SOCIETY. Stan ley Yates, Internationally acclaimed guitarist, per-forms at the Dallas Museum of Art. January 21.3 p.m. Dallas Museum of Art, 1717 North Harwood, Dallas. Information: 214-528-3733.

THE 20TH CENTURY. The Piano Chamber Orchestra’s January performance features pianists Christopher Taylor, and VanClthum medalist and conductor Hector Guzman. January 21,8:15 p.m. Fellowship Bible Church, 850 Lexington, Plano. Information: 214-985-1983.

THE HAPPY PRINCE ft CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS. The Booker T Washington High School for The Performing and Visual Arts-otherwise known as the Arts Magnet School for the Dallas Independent School District-presents this winter show. January 26 and 27, 7:30 p.m. Leach Thearre, Booker T- Washington High School, 2501 Flora Street, Dallas. Information: 214-720-7300.

NEW ARTS SIX CONCERT. A performing arts ensemble dedicated to preserving the sacred folk music of African-Americans. The six-woman ensemble presents a unique blend of music, poetry, and literature. New Arts Six presents “A joyful Noise” at the University of Texas at Dallas. January 13, 7: 30 p.m. Jonsson Performance Hall, UTD, Campbell at Floyd Road, Richardson. Information: 214-690-2982.

FORT WORTH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. Featuring clannetisr David Shifrin and conductor John Giordano, the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra presents works by Bach, Mozart, and the world premiere of Laderman. Concerto for Clarinet. January 28,8 p.m. and January 29,2 p.m. Tarrant County Convention Center Theatre, 1111 Houston Street, Fort Worth. Information: 8I7-926-8831.

FORT WORTH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA. Awadagin Piatt is the featured pianist for this performance showcasing works by Villa-Lobos, Albeniz/Giordano, and Beethoven. January 21, 7 p.m., and January 24, 8 p.m. Landreth Auditorium, Texas Christian University Campus, Fort Worth. Information: 817-926-8831.

FORT WORTH SYMPHONY POPS. Favorite love themes from Broadway and Hollywood are featured in these performances by the Pops. The theme for the concerts is “Romantic Rendezvous.” January 6 and 7, 8 p.m. Tarrant County-Convention Center Theatre, 1111 Houston Street, Fort Worth. Information: 817-926-8831.

THE CHERUBIHI STRING QUARTET. Presented by the Dallas Chamber Music Society, The Cherunini String Quartet performs works by Schubert, Schnittke. and Beethoven. January 30, 8 p.m. Caruth Auditorium, SMU campus, Hillcrest and Binkley, Dallas. Information: 214-526-7301.

LEIF OVE ANDSNES, At only 24 years old, this Norwegian pianist is already well established internationally as a talent of note. He performs as part of the Cliburn Concerts 1994-1995 season. January 15,8 p.m. Ed Landreth Auditorium, TCU campus, Fort Worth. Information: 817-335-9000 or 800462-7979.

SAMUEL RAMEY. Known for his portrayal of villians in some of the world’s most revere J operas, internationally acclaimed bass Samuel Ramey performs as part of the Clihurn Concert Series. January 30, 8 p.m. Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora Street, Dallas. Information: 817-335-9000 or 800-462-7979.

CIVIL rights CONCERT. This twelfth annual tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., features Mavis Staples and the 200-member JBAAL Concert Choir singing music from the American Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. Presented by the Junior Black Academy of Arts and Letters. January 15, 7 p.m. Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora Street, Dallas. Information: 214-658-7144.

IRVING ARTS CENTER MUSIC EVENTS. Join the Bluegrass Club for an afternoon performance. January 21,2 p.m. The Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra performs as well. January 28, 8 p.m. Irving Arts Center, 3333 North MacArthur Boulevard, Irving. Information: 214-252-7558.


FESTIVAL OF HOLIDAY TRADITIONS. Valley View Shopping Center and the Dallas Children’s Museum co-sponsor this festival celebrating diverse cultures through the display of trees representing African, Asian, Hispanic, Jewish, and Russian cultures. Through January 1. Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-lO p.m.; Sunday 1 p.m.-7 p.m. Valley View Center, upper level Center Court, Dallas. Information: 214-661-2939.

THE ARLINGTON TEXAS MOTORCYCLES EXPO SHOW/SWAP MEET. Just about everything and everyone to do with motorcycles are at this two-day event featuring a motorcycle show, swap meet, fashions, and parts. January 7 and 8, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Arlington Convention Center, 1200 Stadium Drive, Arlington. Information: 214-216-5520.

THE MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION. A candle-lighting ceremony for Martin Luther King Jr., is held on January 13, 6 p.m. MLK Community Center, 2922 MLK Boulevard (in front of Dr. King’s statue). Fifteenth annual community program. January 13, 7 p.m. MLK Recreation Center, 2901 Pennsylvania. Annual MLK March/Parade. January 14, 10 a.m. Dallas City Hall, 1500 Manila; MLK Awards Banquet, Harvey Hotel, 400 North Olive, Dallas. January 14, 7 p.m. Information: 214-670-8355.

FORT WORTH STOCK SHOW. The 99th annual Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show anticipates that more than 18,000 head of livestock will be exhibited, ranging in type from Nigerian Dwarf Goats to Longhom Cattle. It also includes numerous activities for children of all ages as well as 28 performances of the World’s Original Indoor Rodeo complete with the Roman Ben-Hur Chariot Horses. January 20 through February 5, weekdays and weekends7:00 a.m-12:00 a.m. Will Rogers Memorial Center, Amon Carter Square, Fort Worth. Information: 817-877-2400.

THE GREAT TECHNOLOGY EXHIBITION OF 1995. INFOMART celebrates its first decade of success as the premiere marketplace of information technology industry with an exhibit featuring special events for market experts, industry leaders, and computer users. Computer-generated artwork created by students from the Dallas Independent School District illustrate Careers in Technology. This INFOMART-sponsored competition features the new KidPic and Print Shop Deluxe software as well as the district’s inter-scholastic work. Through January 31. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. INFOMART, 1950 Stemmons Freewav, Dallas. Information: 214-746-3500.


DALLAS MORNING NEWS COLLEGE SWIMMING CLASSIC. An annual competition held between SMU, UT Austin, Auburn, Minnesota, Tennessee, and Southern California. January 20 and 21, 7:30 p.m. SMU’s Perkins Natatorium, SMU Campus, Dallas. Information: 214-768-2883.

BELLOWS ARCHERY TOURNAMENT. Trophies are awarded to the winners of five different age-specific categories:cub ( 11 and under), youth (12-14). young adults (15-17), adult (18-54), senior (over 55). January 14,10 a.m. and 2 p.m. January 15, I p.m. Bellows Archery, 201 South Beltline, Irving. Information: 214-399-0600.

THE MOBIL COTTON BOWL CLASSIC. Southwest Conference co-champion Texas Tech meets the University of Southern California. January 2, noon. Cotton Bowl Stadium, Fair Park, Dallas. Information: 214-634-7525 or 800-638-BOWL (2695).

DALLAS MAVERICKS. The Dallas Mavericks continue their 15th basketball season at Reunion Arena. Home games:

January 3 Houston

January 6 Indiana

January 11 LA- Clippers

January 14 Miami

January 18 Orlando

January 20 New York

January 21 Seattle

January 27 Minnesota

January 28 Sacramento

All games at 7:30 p.m. Season tickets: 214-748-1808. Individual tickets: 214-939-2800.

DALLAS STARS. The Dallas Stars play hockey at Reunion Arena. The NHL players’ strike may affect the following schedule of home games:

January 2 Los Angeles

January 7 Winnipeg, 7:05 p.m.

January 16 Hartford

Cames at 7:35 p.m. unless specified otherwise-Tickets and information: 214-467-8277.

DALLAS FREEZE. The Dallas Freeze ice hockey team plays ice hockey at Fair Park Coliseum. Home games:

January 4 Tulsa Oilers

January 11 Wichita Thunder

January 14 Fort Worth Fire

January 18 Memphis Riverkings

January 21 San Antonio Iguanas

January 22 San Antionio Iguanas, 2:35 p.m.

January 26 Wichita Thunder

January 31 Oklahoma City Blazers

All games at 7:35 p.m. Tickets and information: 214-750-7400.

SECOND ANNUAL DINO DASH. Races to benefit The Science Place Education Program, featuring 10K, 5K, and 1K races and kids’ programs. January 28,8:30 a.m. The Science Place, Fair Park, Dallas. Information: 214-428-5555, extension 342.


THE FANTASTICKS. Theatre Three performs this lively show by Tom Jones. Through January 7. Tuesday through Saturday, 8:15 p.m.; Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2:30 p.m. Theatre Three, 2800 Routh Street, Dallas. Tickets and information: 214-871-3300.

HAIR. This R-rated love-rock musical is Theatre Arlington’s New Year’s production. January 20 through February 18,8:15 p.m. Theatre Arlington, 305 West Main Street, Arlington. Information: 317-275-7661 or metro 817-261-9628.

AVENUE X. The Dallas Theatre Center presents this story of a friendship between two teen-agers in Brooklyn in 1963 who are drawn to each other by their love of music but are separated by racial conflict. January 10-29. Tuesday through Thursday, 7:30 p.m.; Friday S p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 2:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. No Monday performance. Previews begin January 5. Kalita Humphreys Theater, 3636 Turtle Creek Boulevard, Dallas. Information: 214-526-8857.

ZORRO-THE LEGEND LIVES. This Spoof on the depiction of Zorro is one of the theater’s audience participation comedies. Through February 18. Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday 7 p.m. The Pocket Sandwich Theatre, 5400 East Mockingbird, Dallas. Information: 214-821-1860.

THE SAUSAGE EATERS. Written by Steven Starosta, this play is performed by the University of North Texas Department of Dance and Drama. January 27, 5 p.m. Studio Theatre, Speech and Drama Building, University of North Texas, Welch and Chestnut Roads, Denton. Information: S17-565-2428.

A TALE OF TWO CITIES. An off-beat adaptation of the Dickens classic. January 14 through February 4. Tuesday through Saturday, 8:15 p.m.; Sunday 7:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday matinees, 2:30 p.m. Theatre Three, 2800 Routh Street, Dallas. Information: 214-871-3300.

DEATH/TAKE: 11 Harry Hunsacker comes to the ;tage of the Pegasus Theatre. January 4-7, 8:15 p.m.; January 8, 7 p.m.; January 11-14, 8:15 p.m.; January 18-21, 8:15 p.m.; January 25-28, 8:15 p.m.; January 15, 7 p.m. Pegasus Theatre, 3916 Main Street, Dallas. Information: 214-821-6005, 214-373-800 or metro 214-647-5700.

ON THE WAV HOME. The Addison Centre Theatre presents Stephen Wade’s On the Way Home. January 21 through February 19. Thursday through Saturday, 8:15 p.m.; Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Addison Centre Theatre, 15650 Addison Road, Addison. Information: 214-404-0228, extension 3.

STEEL MAGNOLIAS. The Irving Community Theater presents Robert Harding’s classic story in the Dupree Theater. January 20-28. Weeknights, 8 p.m.; Sunday matinee 2:30 p.m. Irving Arts Center, 3333 North MacArthur Boulevard, Irving. Information: 214-252-7558.

WOMEN’S VOICES. This production by Kitchen Dog Theater is the second to be held at The McKinney Avenue Contemporary. January 19 through February 11. Wednesday through Saturday, 8 p.m. The MAC, 3120 McKinney Avenue, Dallas. Information: 214-521-DOGS or 214-520-ARTS.

tinv DIMES. A comical satire staged by the Undermain Theatre, about the corporate world where five executives vie for control of the never ending board meeting. Pay-what-you-can pre-views, January 25, 7:30 p.m., and January 27,8:15 p.m.; opening night, January 28, 8:15 p.m. The Basement Space, 3200 Main Street, in Deep Ellum, Dallas. Information: 214-747-551 5.


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