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Friday, December 11, 2015

#NearbyMuseumTower: December 11-13

12:00 PM
The stately 1904 C. H. Alexander Mansion, one of the city’s oldest residences, will be dressed in its holiday best for its annual celebration, Christmas Magic, presented by The Dallas Woman’s Forum. The huge Christmas trees and beautiful decorations that will fill the Alexander Mansion to create Christmas Magic are guaranteed to put you in the holiday spirit.Christmas Magic will feature the European Tea Room, where guests will enjoy a three-course tea of sweet and savory treats, champagne, and two flavorful teas, Blue Ambrosia and the Forum’s private label Caramel Almond Bliss.
C.H. Alexander Mansion | 1.9 mi. from Museum Tower

2:30 PM
Radiant soprano Ava Pine returns with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and Chorus to lead the dazzling Christmas Pops concert. From sing-along carols to sacred choruses, this concert is a must-see event for the perfect holiday season.
Meyerson Symphony Center | 0.3 mi. from Museum Tower

3:00 PM
Shakespeare Dallas and AT&T Performing Arts Center are in the midst of presenting staged readings of every single one of Williams Shakespeare's works over five years. The 26th in the series will be Narrative Poems.
A dramatic performance of Shakespeare’s two major narrative poems, Venus and Adonis and The Rape Of Lucrece. Believed to have been written while London theaters were closed due to the plague and among the first works by Shakespeare ever published. These rarely performed poems based on works by Ovid and focused on eroticism and matters of the heart explore the guilt and moral confusion created by uncontrolled lust.

Winspear Opera House | 0.3 mi from Museum Tower

7:30 PM
Dallas Theater Center's A Christmas CarolPhoto by Karen Almond
Dallas Theater Center’s hit production of the holiday classic A Christmas Carol returns to the Wyly Theatre. DTC’s Brierley Resident Acting Company member Christie Vela will be the first female director of DTC’s adaption of the tale that follows a miserly old man on a magical journey of hope and redemption. Brierley Resident Acting Company member Hassan El-Amin will play the role of Ebenezer Scrooge.
Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre | 0.3 mi. from Museum Tower