Things To Do In Dallas This Weekend, Jun 23rd – 25th, 2017

Books Reimagined

Saturday, June 24th, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, and Sunday, June 25th, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM at J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, 1515 Young St, Dallas.

This is a really cool program hosted by the library! Artists VET and Sheila Cunningham come together to showcase the power of books by contemplating the transitional phases of paper and re-imaging the book as an art object. VET and Sheila’s installation references a forest of altered books that have been folded, manipulated and stacked to mimic trees, plants and ground cover. A maze of books covers the floor leading to shredded paper contained in glass symbolizing the life cycle of books.

Spirit of the Trail

Friday, June 23rd, 2017 through Sunday, June 25th, 2017 at various times at Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame, 128 E. Exchange Ave, Fort Worth.
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Spirit of the Trail” is a nontraditional musical that pays homage to the Chisholm Trail’s one hundred and fiftieth anniversary. Watch Orchard Theater of Texas’ take of the good ol’ cattle drive where actors and actresses will perform original monologs and sing with the accompaniment of a live band. You’ll hear traditional cowboy favorites, Broadway tunes, movie scores, and the newest Country music from up and coming artists working to comment on the pioneer spirit. Spirit of the Trail promises to present a tuneful new take on the trail and the continuing effect on our culture. Tickets start at $28.00 per person.

“Peter and the Starcatcher”

Friday, June 23rd, 2017 through Sunday, June 25th, 2017 at various times at W.E. Scott Theatre, 1300 Gendy St, Fort Worth.
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Anyone who’s read these books knows that “Peter and the Starcatcher” is a favorite among the kids. Watch the young actors of Kids Who Care’s June Intensive Summer Camp in this production of this amazing rendition of the Peter Pan story. The Tony-winning play, based on the best-selling novels, upends the century-old story of how an orphan boy becomes the legendary Peter Pan. Don’t miss this one! Tickets start at $15.00.

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