If you’re suffering from cabin fever from all this Texas winter weather, or simply looking for something to do this weekend, The Texas Standard has some suggestion for you.
From KERA, Jerome Weeks suggests Water Town Theatre’s annual Out of the Loop Fringe Festival in Addison. The Fringe Festival bring Broadway to Dallas, presenting as many as nine shows a day. The lineup includes improv troupe The Victims, and a puppet show called “An Excrutiatingly Ordinary Toy Theatre Show” by Miniature Curiosa. The complete lineup is here.
Joel Luks, the Listings Editor of CultureMap Houston, recommends watching the world premiere of the Houston Ballet’s Romeo & Juliet. It will transport you back to Renaissance Italy, he said, and perfect whether you’re on a date or alone.
Film buffs in West Texas should attend the Marfa screening of documentary “Children of Giant”, said Sarah Vasquez, reporter for Big Bend Now. The documentary highlights the racial tensions that were happening in then-sleepy town of Marfa, where Western epic “Giants” was filmed sixty years ago. A Q&A session with Hector Galan follows. Held at the Crowley Theatre.