Amid the dozens popping up in December, Los Angles Ballet’s is the most polished and professional of this season's Nutcracker productions and this weekend offers the last chance for this holiday delectable, set in 1912 Los Angeles. The dancing talent has deepened as LAB continues to prove itself to be the top-drawer professional resident ballet company which has eluded this city. In full disclosure, your scribe volunteers in a chimney onstage.

Sat., Dec. 27, 1 & 5 p.m.; Sun., Dec. 28, 2 p.m., 2014
(Expired: 12/28/14)

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