2011-03-21/27 Weekly LOVIEE

Better late than never. It’s tempting to make that the new slogan for this site. But I won’t, because I believe punctuality is a virtue, but sometimes stuff happens.

Wednesday 03-23

Round 34: Matter of FOOD (artists and community talk), Project Row Houses, 2521 Holman St., 7pm. See website for more info. 11-W12-1

Thursday 03-24 through Saturday 03-26

Kristina Wong: Cat Lady, DiverseWorks, 1117 East Freeway, pay what you can ($5/$10/$15/$20/$25). Described by the venue as “an interdisciplinary performance blending the parallel worlds of two pathetically lonely personas living at the margins of gender and society—musty cat ladies (who make solo performance for a living) and fast-talking male pick-up artists.” 11-CATLADY

Thursday 03-24

Twestival Houston, Baker-Ripley Neighborhood Center, 6500 Rookin, 6-10pm, $10+. Benefiting Neighborhood Centers of Houston. Food, drinks, raffle prizes, and live music from Luke Lukas, Tyagaraja, Benjamin Wesley, and Gretchen Schmaltz. 11-M03-7

Adrian Zavala Band/CHangoMan, Continental Club, 3700 Main, 10pm. 11-W12-2

Friday 03-25 and Saturday 03-26

Southern Culture On The Skids, Continental Club, 3700 Main, 10pm, $18 one night/$30 for both nights, 21+. Friday’s show also features The Light Rock Express; Saturday’s show will feature special guest The Ugly Beats. 11-CCSCOTS

Friday 03-25

Devo, Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, doors 8pm, show 9pm, $35 (GA)/$100 (VIP). Synthpop/New Wave heroes of the 1970s/1980s, probably best known for “Whip It” and their cover of “Workin’ In A Coal Mine” (the latter featured in the movie Heavy Metal) but may also be remembered for “Faster” and “Modern Life” (both featured in the Windows PC videogame Interstate ’82), and a cover of “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” (originally performed by The Rolling Stones). 11-M03-8

Graham Colton, McGonigel’s Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, show 7:30pm, $20. American singer-songwriter from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, best known for his hit “Best Days” as featured on American Idol and Kyle XY. 11-W12-3

Saturday 03-26

Super Happy Fun Land 8th Anniversary, 3801 Polk, doors 7pm. Featuring Darwin’s Finches, Giant Battle Monster, Muzak, Only Beast, Art Institute-Limited, Poopy Lungstuffing, Organ Failure, The Annoysters, and others. 11-W12-4

Opening Saturday 03-26

Round 34: Matter of FOOD (opening reception), Project Row Houses, 2505-2517 Holman St., 4-7pm. An exhibit addressing the issues of nutrition, accessibility, and sustainable urban farming practices, and celebrating food traditions. Exhibition continues through June 19. 11-R34MOF