Licensed Zumba instructor Richard M. transforms the Liberty Theatre into a dance-fueled fitness fiesta twice a week, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. For each gathering, cardio connoisseurs don shorts, leotards, and shortotards, and head to the theater for an hour of easy-to-follow moves inspired by salsa and merengue.
Based on the hit Disney movie, High School Musical delights audiences with catchy tunes and snappy dance numbers. The musical chronicles the travails of Troy and Gabriella, two star-crossed high-school sweethearts from different cliques, as they try to overcome their school's intergroup feuds, win parts in the upcoming musical, and investigate how everyone learned specific songs and choreography for every situation.
Locos Grill & Pub's hearty menu tickles the tummies of patty-craving patrons with any one of its nine specialty hamburgers within the familiarity of a laid-back neighborhood setting. Diners swamped in hunger can zoom free on a blackened Bayou burger cloaked in hot sauce, armored in monterey jack, and propelled by a fan of sautéed onion ($8.99). Chorizo burgers set mouths aflame with pico de gallo and a spicy chipotle sauce ($8.99), and the El Dorado yields its treasure of bacon, egg, mayo, and cheese ($9.49). Basted with a hoisin and soy-sauce glaze, the spicy thai burger spans culture gaps, much like the first towns of the American West, on a sturdy bridge of beef ($8.99).
Instructor Ray Al encourages all levels of dance enthusiasts to revel in their own fancy footwork with variety of dance classes, including waltz, tango, polka, salsa, and the hustle. After choosing a dance style, couple up with Ray for a 40-minute private class to gauge your experience level, and then cut a captivating rug while learning proper technique in a class attuned to your liking and level, compromised of a series of four, one-hour group-dance sessions held one time a week.
William Shakespeare's As You Like It follows a merry band of outcasts into the delightfully earthy Forest of Arden, where love is found, lost, and almost claimed by the jaws of a hungry lioness. One of the bard's most respected heroines, Rosalind, assumes the identity of a peculiarly pretty boy to teach her one true love, Orlando, how to woo. Whether attending the show to dance a jig with the fool Touchstone or siphon melancholy from this tale of banishment "as a weasel sucks eggs,” As You Like It sets up laughs and wistful sighs like so many love notes written to celebrities.