School’s back in session, and finally, we hope, Houston starts seeing some relief from the ridiculous record-breaking heat wave of 2011. Again, most of the events this week are indoors.
I will be making small changes to how event locations are listed in the LOVIEEs, as announced on the Facebook page and Twitter earlier this evening.
Opening Thursday 08-25
Houston 175: 1836 Through Now, Architecture Center Houston, 315 Capitol #120, opening reception 5:30-7pm, free admission. An exploration of the city’s built environment, with photographs organized into ten clusters: First (early history), Sacred, Civic, Shelter, Beautiful, Culture, Modern, Tall, Shop, and Exotic. Parking is available in the Hobby Center parking garage. After the opening reception, the exhibit will be open Mon-Thu 9am-5pm, Fri 9am-3pm, and October 29 (Sat) 10am-3pm. 11-W34-1 / 11-HOU175
Canned Acoustica IV, Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, 7pm-2am, school supplies donation for admission (any
two three of: loose leaf notebook paper (>80 sheets), Spiral notebooks (70-page, single subject), pencils (package >24 count), facial tissues, markers: fine point and regular (>2), multi-colored construction paper (>30 sheets)). See On The Horizon feature for details. 11-M08-3
Fall for Dominic Walsh Dance Theater, Miller Outdoor Theater, 8pm-10pm. DWDT kicks off another season with a free show at the Miller, featuring Walsh’s own Time out of Line. 11-M08-4
Opening Friday 08-26
iPerform by Continuum, Spacetaker ARC, 2101 Winter Street #B11, 7-10pm. A series of performance art workshops hosted by Houston performance art troupe Continuum. Future performances will be on August 29, September 5, and September 12 (the following three Monday nights), 7-10pm. 11-W34-2 / 11-IPERFORM
The Go-Gos, House of Blues, 1204 Caroline, doors 6pm, $40/60/75/140/215 (+fees), tickets available at livenation.com. Also featuring local blues-rock band Runaway Sun and San Antonio-based Girl In A Coma. 11-M08-5
DiverseWorks FUNdraiser, 1117 East Freeway, doors 7pm, party starts 8pm, $10 minimum donation. DiverseWorks celebrates the end of another hot and humid Houston summer with one last party before the fall arts season. Featuring performances by The Wild Moccasins and The Wiggins. 11-M08-6
Houston’s 175th Birthday Bash, Market Square Park, 5-8pm. A live jazz band and performances by Interactive Theater highlight the festivities. Food and drinks (including beer wine) will be available at Niko Niko’s, as well as special 175th Birthday-edition cupcakes from Frosted Betty, Angie’s Cake, and Cupcakes a GoGo. You may also bring your own food and non-alcoholic beverages. 11-M08-7
Opening Sunday 08-28
Sticky, East End Studio Gallery, 708 Telephone #C, 4-7pm. An exhibit featuring artwork made entirely from sticky notes. Opening reception features refreshments and food from Natachee’s Supper and Punch. Artists Participating: Julie Zarate, Lizbeth Ortiz, Vincent Fink, Jeremy Walker, Mason Starkey, Anthony Gay, Joseph Walker, Catfish Perez, Leosapien, Matchu Rogers, Julia Salazar, Lowbrow Pilgrim, Stephanie Guajardo, Stevie Rae Guajardo, Carolina Wackerle, Chasity Porter, Armando Castelan, John Cramer, Jennifer Eli, Kyle K Cool Clement, Janeth Salgado, Jourma Westrup, Willa Wylde, David L. Weaver, Kristi Gonzalez, Margarita Zuniga, Brennan Burch, John Luna, Jordan Sills, Khloe Morris, Michael Rodriguez, Janeth Salgado. 11-W34-3 / 11-STICKY