A celebration of life in the heart of Dallas

Friday, August 7, 2015

This Weekend #NearbyMuseumTower: August 7 - August 9

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. There is always something extraordinary happening #NEARBYMUSEUMTOWER. What will you discover this weekend?

Friday, August 7
8:00 p.m.
Winspear Opera House

Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, Motown is the real story of the one-of-a-kind sound that hit the airwaves in 1959 and changed our culture forever. The show charts Motown Founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye and many more.

Featuring all the classics you love, Motown The Musical tells the story behind the hits as Diana, Smokey, Berry and the whole Motown family fight against the odds to create the soundtrack of change in America. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat. Now, experience the next electrifying chapter in the Motown story, Broadway’s record-breaking smash hit Motown The Musical.

Saturday, August 8
3:30 p.m.
American Airlines Center
1.0 Mile from Museum Tower

Behold the living legends! In an all-new show, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Legends. Experience epic family fun as legendary circus artists from around the globe perform awe-inspiring feats of daring, spectacles of strength and thrills of wonder to summon the mythical and the mysterious visions that have only existed in your imagination until now: the Unicorn, Pegasus and Woolly the Mammoth! Enjoy an unforgettable family day of legendary proportions at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Legends #NearbyMuseumTower.

Sunday, August 9
Sunset Chess on Sundays
7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.
Klyde Warren Park
0.1 Mile from Museum Tower

Work out your brain by playing a friendly game of chess with a member of the Fighting Scots Chess Club of Highland Park High School. Players of all ages and abilities are welcome, including those just learning the game to experienced players looking for challenge and improvement.

Klyde Warren Park serves as a central gathering space for Dallas and its visitors. The 5.2-acre deck park, designed by The Office of James Burnett, is an urban green space built over the recessed Woodall Rodgers Freeway between Pearl and St. Paul streets in downtown Dallas. Klyde Warren Park is a highly active space, providing daily free programming for the public ranging from yoga to book signings to outdoor concerts and films. The park is privately operated and managed by the Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation.