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Changing Perspectives Block Party: A Cultural Festival

Friday, April 14, 2023

Sammons Park



Dallas Arts District presents

Changing Perspectives Block Party: A Cultural Festival


Friday, April 14, 2023
6:30-11:00 pm

Rain Date: April 15, 2023


Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Dallas Arts Month, Dallas Arts District is hosting the annual Changing Perspectives Block Party: A Cultural Festival!

This FREE family-friendly event will feature Close-Act Theatre’s Birdmen; a trio of large, illuminated birdlike animals that extend 23 feet high and 19 feet long with a wingspan of 13 feet that will come to life on the streets of the Dallas Arts District!

The Netherlands company Close-Act Theatre is renowned for interactive street theatre. Their unique form of theatre is performed in, between and above the public.

Changing Perspectives Block Party will also feature multi award-winning Tejano music artist, Monica Saldivar, vibrant singer songwriter and entertainer Dezi 5 Entertainment Kupira Marimba Ensemble, Fred Villanueva, community muralist, among other dancers and musicians.

Program Details:

  • 6:30-7:00pm Anita N. Martinez Ballet Folklorico
  • 7:00-7:40pm Close-Act Theatre: Birdmen
  • 7:45-8:15pm Monica Saldivar and Band
  • 8:25-8:55pm Artist TBA
  • 9:00-9:40pm Close-Act Theatre: Birdmen
  • 9:45-10:10pm Kupira Marimba Ensemble
  • 10:20-10:50pm Dezi 5
  • 6:30-10:30pm Fred Villanueva, Community Muralis

Don’t miss this family-friendly event with some of the best Dallas artists, gourmet food trucks, artisan/makers, and a community mural. For more details, click here.