In Your Faces, Bicyclists

Here are some questions to ponder as you wander through the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, 650 S. Griffin St., during the annual DFW Auto Show. (And many will wander. The show's vast display of current, concept and classic cars and trucks and product exhibitors drew 400,000 last year, according to its website.) What's the likely career path of an auto-show hostess? Is hostess what you call them? Where are the best bags of free stuff? Do we really have to call the convention center by that name? Is it wrong to deliberately leave a greasy nose-print on the window of any fancy-shmancy car whose doors are kept locked (bastards)? Did that guy who got out of the car just before me drop a fart or what? These are things to occupy your mind as you take your shot at finding a seat in one of the pretty, pretty shiny things at the biggest celebration of lust in Dallas south of Northwest Highway. The show's open 4-10 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for seniors and kids ages 6-12; free for ankle-biters and babies. Visit dfwautoshow.com.
Thu., March 26, 4-10 p.m.; Fri., March 27, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sat., March 28, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sun., March 29, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., 2015
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Patrick Williams is editor-in-chief of the Dallas Observer.
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