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Friday, December 19, 2014

This Weekend Nearby Museum Tower Dallas: December 20-21

It's the most wonderful time of the year. This winter weekend, enjoy the finest art, dining, cultural happenings and, of course, holiday festivities nearby Museum Tower Dallas.

Friday, December 19
8:00 p.m.
Winspear Opera House

"His music needed one thing - her." Celebrate love this season with Once. The story of a Dublin street musician who is near giving up on his music when he meets a beautiful young woman reminds us to never give up on our dreams. Charming and enchanting from the first note to the last, the magic of Once will not leave you disappointed. Stroll over to the Winspear Opera House this weekend for the opening of the 2014/2015 Broadway Series with Once. Purchase tickets here.
Charles Dickens’ classic, A Christmas Carol, is a charismatic story of Ebeneezer Scrooge, a grouch who realizes the true meaning of Christmas. Complete with Christmas hymns, stunning choreography and eye-popping special effects, this performance is a must-see during the holidays. The audience is surrounded by the actors with ghosts flying above and coming from below. This classic show is one you won’t want to miss! All 26 performances sold out last year so don’t wait until the last minute to purchase your ticket to this one of a kind display of Christmas spirit! Visit attpac.org to purchase your tickets.
Saturday, December 20
7:30 p.m.
American Airlines Center

The Dallas Mavericks host the reigning NBA Champions, the San Antonio Spurs, this Saturday at the American Airlines Center. The Dallas Mavericks are flying high through the Western Conference and after recently acquiring point guard Rajon Rondo from the Boston Celtics, they are ready to make a strong stand as they prepare to enter the second half of the season. Cheer them on to victory! Tip-off is at 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, December 21
3:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
American Airlines Center

Trans-Siberian Orchestra makes their way back to the American Airlines Center this Sunday to perform their rock opera The Christmas Attic live. Incredible special effects will light up the American Airlines Center as this yuletide tradition performs favorites such as ‘Christmas Canon,’ “Wizards in Winter,” “Requiem” and “Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24.” Get your tickets here for what promises to be an exhilarating evening of  guitar solos, pyrotechnics and holiday performance!

Sunday, December 21
2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Meyerson Symphony Center

In its last weekend, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra is certain to spread some Christmas joy with their Christmas Pops concert. Holiday classics such as “Away in a Manger,” “Glory Hallelujah to the Newborn King” and tunes from the classic Christmas movie, Scrooge, will be brought to life. This brilliant holiday showcase presented by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Children's Chorus of Greater Dallas and Dallas Symphony Chorus is guaranteed to have your hearts overflowing with Christmas spirit. Tickets are limited! Visit mydso.com to purchase yours today.