2009-11-01/30 Monthly LOVIEE

I’m finding a lot more things that span more than one day, so I’m going to do some experimenting with the listing format, in an attempt to improve it. Feedback is, as always, appreciated. Yes, this one’s a bit light, but we do have Thanksgiving this month.

Friday 11-06 and Saturday 11-07

The Houston Area Arcade Group presents its 2009 Arcade Expo at the Crowne Plaza Houston Reliant Park, 8686 Kirby Drive. Fri 6pm-2am, Sat 10am-2am. $15 one day, $25 weekend pass, tickets available at Web site with discount for advance sales. Dozens of classic arcade, pinball, and console games all set on free play; an arcade game addict’s dream! The hotel is also offering a discounted rate for those coming from out of town. 09-M11-1

Wednesday 11-11 through Sunday 11-15

Cinema Arts Festival — A contemporary film and multimedia arts event taking place over five days. Screenings take place at multiple locations throughout Houston including: Alabama Theatre; Angelika Film Center; Discovery Green; Miller Outdoor Theatre; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Rice Media Center; University of Houston; Warehouse Live; and others. See the event Web site for complete details. 09-M11-2

Friday 11-13

Society for the Performing Arts presents the Trey McIntyre Project, Wortham Theater Center, 8pm. $22+. The new company of Houston Ballet’s former choreographic associate makes its Houston debut. 09-M11-3

Saturday 11-21

Artcrawl Houston 2009, 10am-9pm, free admission. 09-M11-4

Saturday 11-21 and Sunday 11-22

Via Colori, Sam Houston Park and the surrounding streets of Allen Parkway and Bagby. Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm. Free admission. A two-day street painting festival with food, live music, a scavenger hunt, facepainting and more. Benefiting the Center for Hearing and Speech. Join me, it’s going to be a blast! 09-M11-5