A celebration of life in the heart of Dallas

Friday, August 14, 2015

This Weekend #NearbyMuseumTower: August 14 - August 16

Friday, August 14
9:00 AM

Baseball’s relationship with America’s presidents is almost as old as the game itself. Abraham Lincoln, who threw baseballs with his sons, had a baseball field constructed behind the ...

10:00 AM

Add Perot Museum of Nature ... to your calendar.
Discover the marvels of natural engineering—and see how humans can draw inspiration from the innovations in the animal kingdom. Feel the pressure of a giraffe’s heart, catch the ...

7:30 PM

Add Sammons Center for the ... to your calendar.
Sammons Center for the Arts
The Sammons Center for the Arts brings back its popular Cabaret & Cabernet, an event featuring performances by more than 10 local cabaret stars and a selection of fine wines. Cabaret ...

7:30 PM
On Friday, esteemed singer-songwriter and Highland Park grad Willis Alan Ramsey will be back in his Dallas hometown for a live gig at Poor David's Pub. 1313 South Lamar Street.

Saturday, August 15
West Village will present the newest Dallas farmers market, in partnership with Uptown Dallas, every Saturday through October. The farmers market will feature a variety of the following vendors: Promise ...

10:00 AM
Meets at Flora and Harwood Streets 
(entrance to Dallas Museum of Art)
The Dallas Arts District and the Dallas Center for Architecture present a 90 minute architecture walking tour of the largest urban arts district in the United States. Your tour guide will examine building from the 1890’s to the present day. Reservations and payment must be made in advance. Due to the necessity of scheduling docents, we are unfortunately unable to accommodate walk-ups.

2:00 PM

Add AT&T Performing Arts ... to your calendar.
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 ...

2:30 PM
Join the Dallas Center for Architecture for a “standing” tour of the Dallas skyline. Klyde Warren Park offers the perfect vantage point to see the buildings that have made up Dallas’ architectural heritage for the last 100 years. In 25 minutes, you’ll learn all about the buildings that define our skyline in Uptown and Downtown Dallas. The tour begins at the games cart in the Reading and Games Room on the northwest side of the park.

7:00 PM

Add LuminArte Gallery presents The ... to your calendar.
LuminArte Gallery presents the 3rd Annual Texas Artists Showcase, featuring artwork by Texas-based artists working in a range of styles and media. This exciting exhibition of contemporary artwork includes painting ...

Sunday, August 16
11:30 AM
African Dance with Fihankra Dance & Fitness Studio 
Check out this fun and unique dance class every third Sunday at the park! It's open to all ages and skill levels! Class is sponsored by Cigna - Official Sponsor of Health and Wellness Activities at Klyde Warren Park.

2:30 & 7:30 PM

Theatre Three will present The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams. A young man invites us to join him on a journey into his memories, as he revisits the people and the events that would forever change his life.
Williams’ thinly-veiled autobiographical play has captivated theater goers for generations, and launched the playwright into history books.

3:00 PM

Add ATTPAC Sunset Screenings: The ... to your calendar.
As part of their Sunset Screenings series, the AT&T Performing Arts Center will present The Maltese Falcon. Sam Spade is a partner in a private-eye firm who finds himself hounded by police when his partner is killed whilst tailing a man. The girl who asked him to follow the man turns out not to be who she says she is, and is really involved in something to do with the ‘Maltese Falcon’, a gold-encrusted life-sized statue of a falcon, the only one of its kind. Humphrey Bogart and Mary Astor star in this John Huston directed classic of the noir genre.