[The half dozen]

Illustration by Cecilia Secaira
  1. The famous Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo continues at Will Rogers Coliseum until Feb. 4. Catch speciality rodeo performances, livestock exhibitions (because who doesn’t love animals?) and a carnival from 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. every day. $10.


  1. The Tony Award-winning “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” finishes its run at the Winspear Opera House this Sunday, so be sure to catch the latest installment of the Winspear’s Broadway series before then. $25.


  1. If you’ve always loved playing with Legos, the Dallas Center for Architecture’s Building Toys and Toy Buildings: Architecture Through a Child’s Eyes exhibit is on its last week. Visitors can see structures made of popular children’s toys, with the opportunity to build their own structures at the end. Free.


  1. Literature lovers and English majors cramming for comps, be sure to catch a performance of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) at Theatre Arlington any time until Jan. 29. The show compresses all 37 of Shakespeare’s plays into a meager 97 minutes, with only three actors. $21.


  1. The South Dallas Cultural Center kicks off its Distant Relatives exhibit Friday night at 6:00. The exhibit focuses on the African diaspora and features the work of Nigerian-American photographers Hakeem Adewumi and Moyo Oyelola. Free.


  1. The Lunar New Year Festival at Asia Times Square in Grand Prairie begins Friday at 6:00 p.m. and lasts until Jan. 29. Don’t miss performances by Vietnamese singers, lion dances and food vendors throughout the celebration. Free.


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