Best Bets: Dec 12-19

‘The Little Dancer.’ Credit: ProPhotoSTL


WHAT:  “The Little Dancer”

WHEN: 7 p.m. Friday, 2 & 5 p.m. Saturday, 1 p.m. Sunday

WHERE:   COCA, 521 Trinity Avenue, University City

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HOW MUCH:  $14-$18

THE 411:   St. Louis photographer Stewart Halperin provides the artistic backdrop for this story ballet, which magically brings Degas’ famous statuette to life. 

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WHAT:  Beyonce in “The Mrs. Carter World Tour” show

WHEN:  8 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: Scottrade Center, 1401 Clark Avenue, St. Louis

HOW MUCH:  $45-$250

THE 411:   The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour, with its explosive special effects and intricate, strobe-laden light show, is being heralded as an artistic triumph and the entertainer’s most ambitious undertaking to date.  It is bigger in scope than any of her previous shows, fittingly designed for the vastness of arenas and stadiums. Give in to your guilty pleasure and just go!

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WHAT: Happy Birthday, Baby! A Celebration of 1968 Babies

WHEN: 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday

WHERE:  Missouri History Museum in Forest Park 


411: Enjoy complimentary desserts from local Piccione Pastry, along with free admission for St. Louis city and county residents on Tuesdays, to the 1968 exhibit, which runs through Jan. 5.

MORE INFO:  314-746-4599 or