“Life”: a color print by Essie P. Graham

“Life”: a color print by Essie P. Graham at ‘Levitas’

Through Jan. 31
For the “Levitas: A Photographic Investigation of Weightlessness” exhibition, 17 photographers were asked to create a photographic image that best captures their ideas of lightness, zero g-forces, defiance of gravity, airiness, levity and ethereality.
Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther, 214.670.8749, bathhousecultural.com, free

Through Jan. 4
Circus extravaganza
An annual winter tradition in Lake Highlands, this circus extravaganza features an international cast of acrobats, aerialists, hand balancers, jugglers, clowns and more. Produced by the award-winning Lone Star Circus, an arm of the Dallas-based nonprofit Lone Star Circus Arts Center.
Dallas Children’s Theater, 5938 Skillman, dct.org, 214.978.0110, $20-$46

Jan. 21
Pecos River Brass Band
Some of Dallas’ best musicians play popular music from the 1930s and 40s at the Pocket Sandwich Theater beginning at 7:30 p.m. You’ll recognize songs by famous composers such as George Gershwin, Duke Ellington and Rogers and Hammerstein, which Pecos bandleader John C. Smith arranges in the tradition of more modern jazz musicians like Count Basie. Food and beverage service begins at 6:15 p.m.
Pocket Sandwich Theater, 5400 E. Mockingbird, pocketsandwich.com, 214.821.1860, $15

Jan. 17
LHHS Band mattress fundraiser
In the market for a new bed? Hold off on that mattress, OK? Because for this one day, the Lake Highlands High School band hall will be converted to a mattress showroom featuring name-brand mattresses on sale at up to 40 percent lower than retail, and profits from the sale go to the high school’s band.
Lake Highlands High School band room, 9449 Church Road, 469.593.1000, free entry

Jan. 2-25
Murder mystery
White Rock-area resident Kurt Kleinmann directs “Another Murder, Another Show,” a living black-and-white play that mimics the style of an old-timey movie. The Pegasus Theatre production is at the Eisemann Center in Richardson.
Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance, eisemanncenter.com, 972.744.4650, $22