Things to do: You don’t want to miss these concerts and events
THE SCIENCE BEHIND PIXAR
Ever wonder what goes into the making of a Pixar film, particularly how character favorites like Buzz Lightyear, Mike, Sulley and Dory are created and brought to life? Making its Texas debut at the Perot, “The Science Behind Pixar” offers a unique look into the Pixar process, including the science and technology needed to create the animated films and characters.
Where: Perot Museum of Nature and Science, 2201 N. Field Street
When: Through Sept. 4
TWIST & SHOUT: THE MUSIC OF THE BEATLES
As part of the Broadway at the Bass Series, the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra presents The Beatles in sight and sound. Relive The Beatles’ first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show and their appearance at Shea Stadium. The guest conductor is Byron Stripling.
Where: Bass Performance Hall, 525 Commerce St.
When: Feb. 3-5
THE WORLD-FAMOUS GLENN MILLER ORCHESTRA
Listen to timeless classics like “In the Mood,” “Moonlight Serenade,” “Chattanooga Choo Choo,” “Pennsylvania 6-5000, String of Pearls,” and “Tuxedo Junction” performed by the world-famous Glenn Miller Orchestra. This is a must-see show for jazz and swing fans.
Where: Music Hall at Fair Park, 3809 Grand Ave.
When: Feb. 24
This annual festival is one of the best ways to segue from winter into a new season thanks to the massing color, from spring bulbs and flowers, thousands of azaleas and hundreds of Japanese cherry trees. The larger-than-life peacock topiaries also are back with accompanying bird talks, bird flight shows and more.
Where: Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 8525 Garland Road
When: Feb. 25-April 16