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Friday, April 17, 2015

This Weekend #NearbyMuseumTower: April 17 - 19

Texas Ballet Theatre Presents Masterworks #NearbyMuseumTower.
Another weekend in Dallas, another opportunity for adventure #NearbyMuseumTower. From the art of the screen during the final weekend of the 2015 Dallas International Film Festival to the dynamic world of sports with the UEFA Champions League Trophy Tour at Klyde Warren Park to the stunning movement of dance, entertainment abounds. View our selections below then get out and live life to the fullest!

2015 Dallas International Film Festival
Friday, April 17 through Sunday, April 19
Locations and Times Vary

The final weekend of the 2015 Dallas International Film Festival is upon us and there is still time to experience the magic of the big screen! For more than a century, the art of film has captured the brilliance of the human imagination and the trials of the human spirit. Film today is a powerful force that can give voice to the voiceless and push the boundaries of what we consider possible. This year, the festival celebrates the films of Germany investigating the complex facets of that country’s cinematic heritage. The 2015 Dallas International Film Festival brings incredible films from around the world to Dallas for an exciting opportunity to indulge in cinematic excellence. Experience a variety of film screenings like The Blues Brothers, Breathless, Love and Mercy, The Cut and many others #NearbyMuseumTower.

UEFA Champions League Trophy Tour
Saturday, April 18
12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Klyde Warren Park
187 Feet from Museum Tower Dallas

The UEFA Champions League Trophy continues its American tour April 18 at Klyde Warren Park. Soccer fans will get to experience an interactive exhibit featuring historic memorabilia and kits worn in some of the league’s biggest matches, special appearances by Champions League legends and the chance to take a photo with the incredible trophy itself. Enjoy the rare opportunity to see one of the world’s most celebrated and coveted trophies just steps from Museum Tower Dallas! And, be sure to stay up to date on all of the other interactive activities happening at Klyde Warren Park all weekend long by visiting www.klydewarrenpark.org.

Texas Ballet Theater Presents Masterworks
Saturday, April 18
8:00 p.m.
Dallas City Performance Hall
0.4 Miles from Museum Tower Dallas

Texas Ballet Theatre presents their Masterworks recital performing three pieces: Rubies, Petite Mort and Five Poems. Rubies is a one act of from the world's first ever plotless ballet, Jewels. In this act, the dancers race like lightening across the stage to an upbeat jazz-inflected score. Petite Mort is an intense piece that juxtaposes pleasure and death. Set to movements composed by Mozart, this is a breathtaking work that showcases the unique vision of Jiri Kylian, including demanding choreography that features foils as dance partners. Finally, Five Poems is a serene neoclassical ballet that is set to Richard Wagner's Wesendonck Songs, a score based on five poems written by his lover. An incredible and varied dance experience, tickets are available here.

Dallas Symphony Orchestra Presents Mozart Requiem
Sunday, April 19
2:30 p.m.

Meyerson Symphony Center
0.2 Miles from Museum Tower Dallas

This weekend, the Dallas Symphony and Trio Jean Paul present the US premiere of Wolfgang Rihm's Triple Concerto, a piece dedicated to the Trio and a co-commission of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, the Cologne Radio Symphony Orchestra and Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich. Mozart’s Requiem marries choral forces with the orchestra in one of the best-loved works of the classical repertoire. A work of impressive beauty and depth, this performance is certainly one not to be missed #NearbyMuseumTower. Experience the touching, beautiful, divine and sacred sounds of a beloved classical masterpiece.

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