The half dozen

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Illustration by Cecilia Secaira
  1. Boogie on down to Klyde Warren Park on Oct. 26 for Jazz on the Green. This free concert series features jazz bands from University of North Texas including the famed One O’Clock Lab Band. While you’re down there, check out the DMA and the delicious food trucks!
  2. Theatre Three welcomes local company Prism Co for their production of Lear. Prism Co creates movement-based theatre that doesn’t rely on traditional spoken language to tell the story. Come see their adaptation of one of Shakespeare’s greatest plays, all without uttering a word. Oct. 26-Nov. 19. Tickets $35.
  3. On Oct. 27, head to Historic Downtown Carrollton for their free Movie on the Square: Hocus Pocus. This classic ’90s film is the perfect kickoff to your Halloween weekend festivities. Grab a lawn chair and a blanket and enjoy!
  4. Join the Ghost Scribes at The Wild Detectives on Oct. 28 for the second annual Poe in the ‘Hood. Three storytellers perform work by the Master of Macabre, Edgar Allan Poe. Add in giveaways, books, food and drink and it’s a perfect, and free, pre-Halloween celebration.
  5. Dallas’ first-ever Rosé All Day wine and music festival is on Oct. 29. A ticket to this all day picnic gets you a Rosé All Day blanket and wine glass, live music and access to local and national food and beverage vendors. You can’t drink all day if you don’t start early. General admission $50.
  6. The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra invites you to A Hero’s Life from Oct. 27-29. Conductor Miguel-Harth Bedoya has selected pieces from Edvard Grieg’s ubiquitous “Peer Gynt” suite, which will inspire surprise and delight when you recognize them. Also on the program is Strauss’ epic musical tribute to his own life, “Ein Heldeneben.” Tickets $17-88.

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