Most of you were probably at home all warm and toasty watching movies and drinking hot toddies on Saturday night; no doubt laughing at those of us who decided to forge ahead with our plans and brave the cold rain. But “those of us” who’s plans included Dallas Observer’s Artopia got the last laugh (sorry, couch potatoes).
You missed a sensory overload of awesomeness at The Dallas Contemporary. Attendees were bombarded with yummy food, delicious tequila concoctions, free t-shirts designed by Wade College (and screen-printed on the spot!), fashion shows with wide eyed, Lady Gaga-esque models, an appearance by the Vintagemobile, interactive nutcrackers (that happen to be naked female mannequins), not one, but two sets by badass Fort Worth band Burning Hotels, and a skeleton puppet show. I know, you’re jealous.
Thankfully, yours truly was on the scene taking notes, and my amazing team of YouPlusDallas videographers was there, Canon 7D’s in hand, capturing each magical moment for you. Until the video is posted, I shall recount a few takeaways for you, dearest couch potato reader. (more…)