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December 6, 2013

Editor's picks

1) Circus time

Bankers Life Fieldhouse hosts Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey: Built to Amaze today through Sunday.

This extraordinarily engineered circus experience is where children of all ages find out what it takes to build "The Greatest Show On Earth."

The show features 110 of the world’s best performers representing 17 countries along with 95 exotic and domestic animals. Ringling Bros. is thrilled to introduce nine-time international award winning comedic animal presenting duo Alex and Irina Emelin of Russia. Also new to Ringling Bros. is the Tower Tumblers, a troupe of competitive aerial athletes from the Ukraine who launch themselves from trampolines to scale, repel, and pass through a three-story high translucent tower.

Tickets range in price from $15 to $78. Visit ticketmaster.com for more information.

2) A Beef and Boards Christmas

Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre’s annual production, A Beef & Boards Christmas, will have a fresh feel this season. An all-new quartet prepared several fresh arrangements in a glittering celebration of the season on stage Nov. 29 through Dec. 23.

Four members of the highly-acclaimed cast of "Les Misérables" return to perform this holiday season. Kelly Teal Goyette, who made her Beef & Boards debut in :"Les Misérables," is the featured vocalist in A Beef & Boards Christmas.

Tickets range from $37.50 to $62.50 and include Chef Odell Ward’s holiday dinner buffet offering carved turkey and all the trimmings, a fruit & salad bar, unlimited coffee and tea. Student group pricing is available for select performances; ask for details. Parking is free. For reservations, call the box office at 317-0872-9664 anytime between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays. For complete show schedule, visit www.beefandboards.com.

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