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B52’s Blast DFW August 20th


For more than 40 years, the B-52s have been considered pioneers for the New Wave scene of the late ’70s and early ’80s. But more so, the band championed Pride culture through its own out members, including front man Fred Schneider, guitarist Keith Strickland and founding member Ricky Wilson, who died in 1985 due to complications from AIDS. Now North Texans have a chance to see the original  alternative rockers bring their slew of hits, such as “Rock Lobster” and “Love Shack,” in Grand Prairie.

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Cirque Du Soleil: Amaluna brings divine feminine mystique to Grand Prairie

amaluna-act-water-bowlby Alex Gonzalez

Last week, Cirque Du Soleil kicked off the Dallas leg of its Amaluna show tour. Performers in Amaluna brought to life classic Shakespearean tales and Greek and Roman myths from a female perspective.

Amaluna is currently running at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie. Attendees of Amaluna will behold performances consisting of stunning, captivating visual elements. The openness of Lone Star Park venue helps to cultivate a sense of vulnerability, allowing the audience to feel overwhelmed with the emotion evoked in the performances. Continue reading

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Archer Live Comes To Verizon Theatre In Grand Prairie

archerby Steven Doyle

When the idea of presenting an animated television series to the live stage I laughed thinking it was an odd April Fools joke. My brain screamed in agony at the thought of live action characters performing clumsily across a stage, pantomiming to voice-overs in cheesy amusement park staging. This seems not to be the case for Archer Live, the roadshow for FX’s send up to Bond buffoonery.

Archer Live is fanboy ejaculate on stage. The show will feature a panel discussion, a question-and-answer session with attendees, some scene readings, and a few never-before-seen clips with the shows cast in attendance.       Continue reading

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