Timeless traditions are telltale signs of the holiday season and The Nutcracker Ballet is one of those enduring marks of the most wonderful time of the year. The Ann Arbor Ballet Theatre continues the tradition with their production of The Nutcracker at the Power Center for the Performing Arts. Performances run the weekend of December 16-18, with 8pm shows on Friday & Saturday and 2pm matinees on Saturday & Sunday. Tickets are $14 children/$20 students/$24 adults and can be purchased through the Michigan Union Ticket Office at 734-736-8587. The Power Center, Huron St. & Fletcher. www.annarborballettheatre.org
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