Five Best Things to Do in December
POCKET GUIDE: A cultural short-list for the month, in order of buzz—including Andrew Bird, John Waters, a dance adventure, and more
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HAROLD AND THE PURPLE CRAYON: A DANCE ADVENTURE
We don’t care what color the crayon is or to whom it belongs. We only care that there’s a non-Nutcracker option this December, courtesy of Hubbard Street, with music by Andrew Bird.
12/4 The apprentice company Hubbard Street 2 creates an interactive treat for kids that will get parents moving, too. Based on the 1955 children’s book, the show features music by Bird (who is next on our list).
At 3, $5. Harris Theater, 205 E Randolph. hubbardstreetdance.com.
Photograph: Todd Rosenberg