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Donald’s weekend picks

You might have to dig a little harder for cultural events this pre-Christmas weekend — but you can still find some great possibilities.

1. ENJOY A ‘MIRACLE’
The Good Company Players production of “Dad’s Christmas Miracle” at the 2nd Space Theatre has just four performances left: 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. This nostalgic comedy is about a boy who has to convince his family and teacher he’s worthy of a visit from Santa. Another theater option for the weekend is the first-rate “Beehive,” which continues at Roger Rocka’s Dinner Theater. [Details]

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Donald’s weekend picks

1. MORE ‘HAIRSPRAY,’ PLEASE
I haven’t yet seen this return engagement from Good Company Players — I’ll be there in the audience tonight at Roger Rocka’s Dinner Theater — but the original GCP production was a blast. Most of the principal cast members and director Fred Bologna return. The show is in its opening weekend. Here’s my Beehive interview with Ashley Wilkinson, who plays Tracy Turnblad. Pictured: Peter Allwine as Corny Collins.

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Donald’s weekend picks

I’ve already told you about some of this weekend’s happenings, from Fresno State’s “The Glass Menagerie” and Good Company’s just-reviewed “Born Yesterday” to “City Dance Spring Concert 2011″ at Fresno City College.

Some more picks:

ORGAN MANIA
Here’s your chance to play the spectacular Morton pipe organ at Warnors Theatre — and to ride up and down with it on its elevator.

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