The Art of Skateboarding

Posted by    |    November 15th, 2010 at 8:23 am

Last week I attended the 3d annual The Art of Skateboarding at South Side on Lamar with my 10 year-old son.

It was an evening of spectacular art, skateboarding, cocktails and fun benefiting Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children.

Throughout the evening guests could bid on and purchase their favorite artist’s skateboard and limited edition Vans shoes.

175 skateboards were on display, designed by either a celebrity artist, clothing designer, graphic designer, or a local artist.

Our favorite board: The Snake

As a Mom, I love family-friendly events in Dallas like this that I can share with my son.

He loved the eclectic crowd, photo booth, colorful art and endless supply of Vitamin Water (sponsor).

It was great to show him that appreciating art doesn’t have to mean visiting a stuffy museum.

BIG kudos to my friend, Bri Crum, of Plan b PR for executing a fabulous event.

Creatures of the Sea

About the Author

Cynthia Smoot is a very busy girl: She spends her days developing social strategies for clients with Gangway Advertising, is the Vice President of the Social Media Club of Dallas, and Contributes as a Social Media expert for The Examiner. Cynthia and her husband are the proud parents of a 10 year-old son , dog, cat, betta fish and a colony of Sea Monkeys. She is Dallas-based Mommy Blogger who writes at Oh So Cynthia about the people and events that make Dallas (Park Cities especially) such a great place to live.. You can follow her on Twitter @OhSoCynthia and @GangwayAdv

As a Partner and Chief Marketing Strategist for Gangway Advertising, I develop creative marketing strategies for clients looking at all of the options the market has to offer, including developing social media strategies! Utilizing my skills as a Dallas-based "Mommy Blogger" I participate in the online conversations companies are having about new products being developed and marketed to Moms and kids. Everything that has to do with my son I find endlessly wonderful and anything that influences his world I make it my business to have a say in. There is no job that's harder or more rewarding than Motherhood!

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  2. I was sad to miss this event this year! I had so much fun last year!!