Next time business brings you to Big D, skip the evening in-room movie and check out the new Nextstage at Grand Prairie entertainment venue. Just 10 miles southeast of DFW airport, NextStage creates an intimate performance space for concerts, musicals, comedy shows, and sporting events. Luxury suites, gourmet food, and VIP memberships make this one great place to coddle the clients. (214) 373-8000, www.nextstage.com