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Friday, February 13, 2015

This Weekend #NearbyMuseumTower: February 13 - 15

Fully immersed in a world of art and culture, every day at Museum Tower Dallas is an opportunity for adventure. The finest art, performances, sporting events, gourmet fare and entertainment that the city has to offer await just steps away from our sleek high-rise home. Below, a curation of experiences not to miss this weekend:

Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1
Friday, February 13
7:30 p.m.
Meyerson Symphony Center
0.2 Miles from Museum Tower

The Piano Concerto No. 1 is a work for piano and orchestra completed by Johannes Brahms in 1858. This weekend, Yefim Bronfman returns to the Dallas Symphony performing Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 1, the first large-scale orchestral composition of Brahms. Still haven’t planned for Valentine’s Day? An evening spent in the magnificent Meyerson Symphony Center accompanied by the one you love is simply perfect. #NearbyMuseumTower, the notes of romance beckon. Tickets are available here.

11th Annual Dallas Blues Festival
Saturday, February 14
7:00 p.m.
Verizon Theatre
14.0 Miles from Museum Tower

Considering venturing outside of the city this Valentine’s Day? Look no further than the 11th Annual Dallas Blues Festival in Grand Prairie. Featuring Mel Waiters, Clarence Carter, Latimore, Theodis Ealey, Shirley Brown, T.K Soul and Sir Charles Jones, it is certain to be a great night of music. A celebration of the harmonious style of the blues, escape to a toe-tapping date night beyond the city lights. Tickets are available here. Alternatively, perhaps you’d prefer to stay closer to home and enjoy a romantic evening strolling Hearts in the Park at Klyde Warren Park. Either way, unique experiences always await #NearbyMuseumTower.

Ricki Derek and Casablanca
Saturday, February 14
7:00 p.m.
The Granada Theater
3.8 Miles from Museum Tower

Love the classics, good sounds and a swingin’ time? Don’t miss The Granada Theater’s Valentine’s Day double feature with Ricki Derek and a screening of Casablanca! Known for his magical voice and ability to entertain like the greats of days long gone, Ricki Derek is fabulous and charming. Influenced by the likes of Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and Louis Prima, Derek performs from the Great American Song Book. To hear him sing, you would think “Old Blue Eyes” was right there crooning. Always dressed for the occasion, Ricki makes you feel like you’ve got a front row ticket to an old school show on the strip. Take a trip back in time this weekend at The Granada Theater #NearbyMuseumTower. Tickets are available here.

Jurassic Quest
Sunday, February 15
9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Fair Park
3.9 Miles from Museum Tower

Show the kids some love this Valentine’s Day weekend with a larger than life experience in Fair Park. Jurassic Quest brings a Dinosaur Adventure for the whole family. Enjoy dinosaur exhibits, tours, science stations, crafts, thrilling rides, inflatables and even fossil digs for the young paleontologists! Interact with ultra-realistic, life size animatronic dinosaurs and learn more about these incredible creatures all weekend long. Ready to embark on a delightful prehistoric journey #NearbyMuseumTower? Tickets are available here.

The Book of Mormon
Sunday, February 15
2:00 p.m.
Winspear Opera House
0.3 Miles from Museum Tower

Hailed by The New York Times as “the best musical of this century” and the winner of nine Tony Awards, The Book of Mormon is the blockbuster Broadway smash from South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, and the Oscar-winning composer of Disney’s Frozen and Avenue Q, Bobby Lopez. An outrageous musical comedy, the show follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. Spend your Sunday laughing #NearbyMuseumTower with international sensation, The Book of Mormon. Tickets are available here.