Flora Street Taken Over by Professional Convention Management Association

As you’ve no doubt heard, we’ve got about 3,000 visitors in town, folks with the Professional Convention Management Association kicking the tires of our fair city. Walking to work this morning, I was impressed with the large tents erected on Flora Street, between the Nasher and Trammell Crow Center. According to the PCMA’s site, here’s what’s going down at ART-RAGEOUS, the convention’s closing event:

All the world’s a stage in the Dallas Arts District. Come alive with a spectacular showcasing of Dallas’ cultural, performing, visual and culinary arts centered on three world-renowned museums: the Dallas Museum of Art, the Nasher Sculpture Center and the Crow Collection of Asian Art. Hear the sounds of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s Brass Quintet, try Mendhi Art/ Henna Tattoo, see local artisans, and close the evening by rocking with Rick Springfield. This party is like no other so we invite you to Live Large. Think Big… Dallas style. Shuttles will run between all hotels and the Bishop Arts District from 6:00 p.m. — 9:00 p.m.

Holy crap. Rick Springfield?! Eric Celeste, are you reading this? Man, I want to get my “Jesse’s Girl” on. Crash the party with me?


  • Glenn Hunter

    If it’s the Rick Springfield from “Californication” who shows up, that could be quite a bash.

  • One Arts Plaza! I think Jorge’s can handle mixing up 3,000 margaritas. To make reservations at any of One Arts’ restaurants, click the link above.

  • Chris Chris

    Hey Tim, Jesse is a good friend of mine. I bet he can get us in. I hope he brings his girlfriend…

  • Just be careful if you decide to get a Henna Tattoo: