Music by a Waila band and Christmas carols in Spanish and English accompany an original adaptation of the nativity story with today's news providing dramatic leitmotifs in A Tucson Pastorela
, at 7:30 p.m., Thursday through Saturday, Dec. 20 through 22; and 2 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 23; $7 to $24. Desserts and a meet-and-greet are featured Friday, Dec. 21. The Sunday matinee includes a pre-play performance by Ballet Folklórico Tapatío. Call 882-7406, or visit borderlandstheater.org
for tickets and more information.