Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Event preview: Rockitecture at Filter Building in Dallas on Wednesday
Rockitecture will celebrate both White Rock Lake’s 100th anniversary and the stunning architecture that surrounds the body of water.
Dallas has a lake? This is one of the biggest surprises to out-of-towners when driving by White Rock Lake, one of our city’s great semi-natural wonders. Admittedly, we often take the park for granted and even though we personally live mere blocks from its shores, we rarely strap a canoe to our backs and head for the water. (That’s why we have lesbian friends.)
Some people enjoy running or biking the lake. Others like to watch their dogs chase the ducks. Us, we like to go to the lake to enjoy it the best way we know how: with a cocktail in one hand and air-conditioning on our back.
That’s why you’ll find us at Rockitecture 2011, an event designed to celebrate both White Rock Lake’s 100th anniversary, but also the stunning architecture that surrounds the body of water and has become an indelible part of the city’s history.
On hand will be Sally Rodriguez, author of White Rock Lake – Images of America. She’ll regale us with tales of the lake’s history while DJ Lucy Wrubel blasts tunes about buildings, blueprints and construction workers who whistle at ladies. (At least we’re hoping that’s part of her spin list.)
The Filter Building is one of the great, newly repurposed event spaces in the city and we’re excited to see the restored building and its unique lake views.
Rockitecture 2011 is also a great opportunity to hobnob with other lovers of architecture, which typically includes plenty of handsome gays. Handsome gays with nice houses. Handsome gays with nice houses, fast cars, a sizable monthly allowance, and rent-free spare bedrooms overlooking their pools in exchange for just a little platonic companionship.
Though we’ll be there purely for the silent auction of great art pieces. And the open bar.
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