2011-02-28/03-06 Weekly LOVIEE

Not a lot to really add this time around. I said most of it as a preface to the Monthly LOVIEE posted just yesterday. And now, on with the list…

Continuing This Week

A Fertle Farewell, Radio Music Theatre, 2623 Colquitt, Thu-Fri 8:30pm, Sat 8pm & 10:30pm, $25. The final chapter in a staple of Houston’s theatre scene; performances will continue through April 30. 11-RMTFAREWELL

Snowman Poker League hosts free Texas Hold’em poker tournaments at bars and pubs across the greater Houston area. Featured games this week: Mother’s Speakeasy (new venue), 3505 Hwy 146 North (Bacliff), Mon 7pm (partners tournament) & 10pm; Barney’s #5, 217 FM 1960 Road West, Fri 7pm & 10pm. Z-SMP

Thursday 03-03

Canned Acoustica II, Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, 7pm-?, canned food donation for admission (2 cans minimum). Second installment of acoustic concert series benefiting the Houston Food Bank; The Tontons, Roky Moon, Come See My Dead Person, Southern Backtones, Finnegan, Lee Alexander, Young Girls, Poor Pilate, Erin Rodgers. See On The Horizon feature about this event and recap of the first Canned Acoustica for more details. 11-M03-1

Friday 03-04 Through Sunday 03-06 (And Continuing)

Bobbindoctrin’s 7th Annual Puppet Festival, Midtown Art Center, 3414 La Branch, $15 for Fri-Sat 8pm shows, “Fambly Day” pay-what-you-will Sun 4pm. Live puppet shows by local puppeteers in addition to the showing of short puppet films distributed by Heather Henson’s Handmade Puppet Dreams. Reservations strongly recommended. 11-PUPPETS

Friday 03-04

The Southern Kill/Castle Lights/American Mantra, Scout Bar, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd, doors 9pm, show 10pm. 11-W10-1

Saturday 03-05

The Mighty Orq, Katie’s Bar & Grill, 315 Grand Ave. (Bacliff), 9:30pm. 11-M03-2

Sunday 03-06

Susan Gibson CD Release Show, Dosey Doe Coffee Shop, 25911 I-45 North (The Woodlands), doors 6pm, show 7:30pm, $45 (includes dinner, CD, and show). Country artist based in Wimberley, Texas, making one of many appearances to promote her new album. Shellee Coley opens at 6:40pm. 11-W10-2