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Friday, February 20, 2015

This Weekend #NearbyMuseumTower: February 20 - 22

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:

Dallas Symphony Orchestra Presents Disney in Concert
Friday, February 20
7:30 p.m.
Meyerson Symphony Center
0.2 Miles from Museum Tower Dallas

Relive childhood memories with scenes from the new golden age of Disney animation accompanied by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Conducted by Richard Kaufman and featuring music from Frozen, Aladdin, The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid and many more, it’s certain to be a magical evening for the entire family! Enjoy additional performances on both Saturday, February 21 and Sunday, February 22. Tickets are available here. Act fast because tickets are going quickly!

Form Follows Fitness 5K
Saturday, February 21
8:30 a.m.
Klyde Warren Park
187 Feet from Museum Tower Dallas

The Dallas skyline is a rare jewel. Voted the Best International Skyline, the Dallas skyline represents some of the world's best architecture. From our sleek, 42-story Museum Tower Dallas to the iconic green lights of the Bank of America building to the grande dame of the sky, Reunion Tower, this city abounds with masterfully made structures. This Saturday, the Dallas Center for Architecture has designed one of Dallas' best 5K events to showcase these and more of the city’s impressive architectural icons. Enjoy running or walking a route through Uptown, the Dallas Arts District and downtown Dallas revealing the sprawling beauty and architectural intrigue of our city. Celebrate this beautiful place we are all lucky to call home all while supporting the Dallas Center for Architecture. Form Follows Fitness 5K race day registration and late packet pick up starts at 7:30 a.m., warm up starts at 8:15 a.m., and the 5K starts at 8:30 a.m. After you're done with the race, enjoy live music, vendor tents and food trucks at Klyde Warren Park. Then, head to the Crow Collection of Asian Art to celebrate Chinese New Year and the Year of the Ram with a spectacular street festival!

Crow Collection Chinese New Year Festival
Saturday, February 21
11:00 a.m.
Crow Collection of Asian Art
0.1 Miles from Museum Tower Dallas

Celebrate the Year of the Ram at the Crow Collection's Chinese New Year Celebration #NearbyMuseumTower! Enjoy four-member lion and dragon dances meant to bring good luck and fortune among other live performances. Participate in traditional Chinese New Year art-making activities such as decorating red envelopes, and making sheep headbands and glowing paper lanterns, plus calligraphy demonstrations, face painting, fortune telling, photo booth and family yoga. There will also be a diverse assortment of food trucks including Bobaddiction, Bombay Chopstix, Simply Dosa and Nammi. All events are free to the public. See the full schedule here.

Dallas Theater Center Presents Medea
Sunday, February 22
Kalita Humphreys Theater
2.0 Miles from Museum Tower Dallas

An unforgettable theatrical experience, Medea is a 2500-year-old classic that still resonates today with its modern–day complexities of power, marriage, families and politics. You'll be plunged into the midst of an intense domestic dispute that quickly accelerates to its horrifying climax of violence, revenge and mutual destruction. Don't miss this classic at Kalita Humphreys Theater #NearbyMuseumTower running through March 29. Tickets are available here.