By Chip Chandler — Producer
Here's a quick take on your 10 best entertainment bets in the next 10 days.
1. Discover for a Dollar
Admission at Don Harrington Discovery Center is only $1 from 6 to 9 p.m. April 12, offering you the chance to see the dino-tastic Battle of the Titans exhibition, along with Space Theater shows, live science demonstrations and more.
2. Amarillo Sod Poodles
The new Double-A team plays a four-day stand against Corpus Christi Hooks from April 11 to 14 (including a potentially pretty cold night on April 13), then three games against Corpus Christi Hooks from April 18 to 20. Plus, Route 66 Motor Speedway opens its season April 20, with races every Saturday through August. (The races moved a week because of the expected winter weather.)
3. Other Desert Cities
Old wounds are reopened in this Pulitzer Prize-nominated family drama by Jon Robin Baitz, the season-ending offering in Amarillo Little Theatre's Adventure Space, with performances April 11 to 20. Other theatrical offerings include WTAMU Theatre's powerful sports drama The Wolves through April 14 and Broadway Spotlight Series' staging of Finding Neverland on April 17 and 18.
4. Sleeping Beauty
Marsai Martin (Black-ish) stars as the youthified version of a hard-driving boss woman (Regina Hall) in this reverse Big. Also opening the weekend of April 12 are teen drama After, supernatural action reboot Hellboy and stop-motion animated film Missing Link. Set to open April 17: faith-based drama Breakthrough, horror film The Curse of La Llorona and Disney Nature documentary Penguins. Special engagements include biblical play Noah on April 11 and 13; swords-and-sandals classic Ben-Hur on April 14 and 17; '80s favorite The Goonies on April 15; goofy romp RiffTrax Live: Octaman on April 18; and Christian allegory The Pilgrim's Progress on April 18 and 20.
6. For King & Country
8. Savor the Goods Preview: Local Cuisine, Ethnic Flair
9. Seckond Chaynce
10. Piles of David Hasselhoff's Potentially Bastard Sons