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Friday, March 6, 2015

This Weekend #NearbyMuseumTower: March 6-8

AT&T Performing Arts Center, located #NearbyMuseumTower
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:

TITAS Presents Maya Beiser in Concert
Friday, March 6
8:00 p.m.
Dallas City Performance Hall
0.4 Miles from Museum Tower Dallas

Hailed by The Boston Globe as “the post-modern diva of the cello,” cellist Maya Beiser is simply phenomenal. Her newest production, All Vows, explores the dichotomy between the physical, external world we inhabit and the inner landscape of our secret selves. It includes the Dallas premiers of Michael Gordon’s All Vows, Glenn Kotche’s Three Parts Wisdom, and Mohammed Fairouz’s Kol Nidrei, plus Michael Harrison’s Just Ancient Loops with film by Bill Morrison and reimagined classic rock from Maya’s latest album Uncovered. This weekend, #NearbyMuseumTower, enjoy Maya Beiser! The renowned cellist plays Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, Jimi Hendrix and more! Tickets are available here.

All Out Trinity
Saturday, March 7
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Trinity River Corridors
1.4 Miles from Museum Tower Dallas

This outdoor and fitness festival along the Trinity River corridors features the 11th annual Trinity River Levee Run with a 10K, 5K and fun run; the Gravelethon Dallas cycling event with routes from 6 to 60 miles; an attempt to set a Guinness World Record for the world’s largest yoga chain during the third annual yoga on the bridge event on the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge; demonstrations of adaptive sports and more. An outdoor market at the Continental Bridge will feature artisan foods, clothing, art and food trucks. You can also take your favorite furry friend for K9-Palooza, a mass dog parade along the Trinity Skyline Trail. Get up, out and active #NearbyMuseumTower! The sun will be shining so Go All Out Trinity!

The Dallas Flea
Saturday, March 7
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Trinity Groves
2.3 Miles from Museum Tower Dallas

The Dallas Flea is a seasonal, upscale marketplace featuring 90+ Texas artisans and businesses selling handmade, vintage and one-of-a-kind wares. Expect furniture, art, clothing, jewelry, paper goods, kids items, pet items, dog gear and more. An added perk? The Dallas Flea returns this year in an expanded location at Trinity Groves. During this indoor one-day show you can enjoy live music, cocktails and bites while shopping among more than 100 unique vendor booths.

Spring Break 2015 Kickoff Party
Saturday, March 7
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Dallas Arts District
0.1 Miles from Museum Tower Dallas

March 7 promises to be a big deal in the Dallas Arts District. It’s the Spring Break 2015 Kickoff Party, which marks the first time that streets will close to facilitate a daytime block party. It will last from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and offers special activities at the institutions in the Dallas Arts District. The Crow Collection will host Adventure Asia with a Bollywood dance performance, art activities and yoga in the galleries. And, Klyde Warren Park is also involved with the festivities, with family-oriented science experiments, sketching in the park and a skyline tour.

North Texas Irish Festival
Saturday, March 7
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Fair Park
4.1 Miles from Museum Tower Dallas

The Pipes are calling! The largest celebration of Irish culture in the Southwest returns today, March 6 through Sunday, March 8 with the North Texas Irish Festival. Showcasing all things Celtic pipes in its 33rd year, the festival includes dancing, dining and more entertainment in Dallas’ Fair Park. Pipers from near and far will perform, and then there’ll be fold dancing, beer and whiskey tasting, Irish draft horse demos and more. A celebration of the great traditions of Irish culture, this festival is fun for the entire family.

Ellis Hall Plays Ray Charles
Sunday, March 8
2:30 p.m.
Meyerson Symphony Center
0.2 Miles from Museum Tower Dallas

The protégé of Ray Charles and a true “Ambassador of Soul” pays tribute to “The Genius” in the brilliance of the Meyerson Symphony Center. Selections include “Georgia on My Mind,” “Let the Good Times Roll,” “Hit the Road Jack,” and other favorites. Don’t miss the spirit of Motown at the Meyerson Symphony Center this weekend. Tickets are available here.