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Friday, June 26, 2015

This Weekend #NearbyMuseumTower: June 26-28

MUSEUM TOWER DALLAS prides itself on making life truly exceptional for our residents. As an extension of our in-house, at-your-service concierge, Museum Tower curates a special guide to the best things happening in Dallas every Friday in anticipation of the weekend ahead. This weekend, enjoy one of the world's best-loved musicals, take in the captivating sights, sounds and smells of a local farmers market or indulge in the romance of Shakespeare. There is always something extraordinary happening #NearbyMuseumTower. Go make the most of summer!

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Friday, June 26
8:00 p.m.
Winspear Opera House 

One of the world’s best-loved musicals is back in time-honored form. Directed by original lyricist Martin Charnin, this new production of Annie will be a classic incarnation of the beloved original. Featuring book and score by Tony Award-winners Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, Annie includes such unforgettable songs as “It’s the Hard Knock Life,” “Easy Street,” “I Don’t Need Anything But You,” plus the eternal anthem of optimism, “Tomorrow.” Don't wait until tomorrow, see Annie tonight #NearbyMuseumTower!

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Dallas Design District Farmers Market
Saturday, June 27
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
The Decorative Center Dallas
0.3 Miles from Museum Tower Dallas

This summer is all about new adventures. This Saturday, the Dallas Design District presents its very first Farmers Market, at The Decorative Center Dallas. What better way to spend a summer's morning than taking in the vibrant flowers, captivating smells and delicious samples that accompany a Farmers Market on a beautiful day? Shoppers can peruse fresh selections from Denton-based JBG Organic, cool off with a treat from Steel City Pops, enjoy a bite from a variety of food trucks, hear great live music and even watch on-site fitness demos #NearbyMuseumTower.

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Off Broadway on Flora Series: Love, Loss, and What I Wore
Saturday, June 27
2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre
0.4 Miles from Museum Tower Dallas

Proving that a great show is always in fashion, Love, Loss, and What I Wore has become an international hit. With its compulsively entertaining subject matter, this intimate collection of stories by Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron celebrated an accomplished two-and-a-half year run in New York’s Westside Theatre. Love, Loss, and What I Wore is based on the best-seller by Ilene Beckerman as well as the recollections of the Ephrons’ friends. The show uses clothing and accessories and the memories they trigger to tell funny and often poignant stories that all women can relate to, creating one of the most enduring theater going experiences domestically and overseas.

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2015 Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo and Juliet
Sunday, June 28
8:15 p.m.
Samuell-Grand Amphitheatre
5.3 Miles from Museum Tower Dallas

Shakespeare Dallas will kick off 2015 Shakespeare in the Park with Romeo and Juliet. An ancient feud between the Montague and Capulet families disrupts the city of Verona and causes tragic results. Revenge, love, and a secret marriage force the young star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, to grow up quickly — and fate forces them to an early death. Spend your Sunday evening with Shakespeare #NearbyMuseumTower.