2011-04-07/05-08 Monthly LOVIEE

Since I’m a bit late with this one, I’m extending the date range to cover the first weekend in May. I may be doing this for the next couple of months, so that by July I’ll be back to the top of the month.

Other events may be added in the coming days, so please check back.

Thursday 04-07

Stick ‘Em Up Exclusive Debut, Landmark River Oaks Theater, 2009 West Gray, 7:30pm/9:30pm/10:30pm, $10, tickets available at Aurora Picture Show website. (Note: First two screenings are sold out; tickets are only available for the third screening.) Filmmaker Alex Luster of Shoot Edit Sleep shows the world of a guerilla art form called wheatpasting, in all stages: conception, creation, placement, and ultimately removal by city abatement/enforcement authorities. See the On The Horizon feature for more details. 11-M04-1

Saturday 04-09

Ravensway Stables Benefit, Cypress ACE Hardware & Feed, 11655 Jones Road, 10am-2pm. On the night of February 13, a fire gutted the Ravensway Stables, taking the lives of six horses. This event is a fundraiser for those who lost a horse (100% of proceeds). Featuring: barbecue, silent auctions, new saddle raffle (tickets $2.50 each), petting zoo, tack sale, bake sale. Memory bracelets will also be on sale ($2.50 each). 11-M04-2

Sunday 04-10

Linda’s Block Party, Westheimer & Driscoll (Paulie’s Restaurant parking lot), 4pm-10pm. Fundraiser for Linda Salinas, a friend of the community who was recently injured in a scooter accident. 11-M04-3

Saturday 04-16

Disco Green Electronic Music Festival, Discovery Green, noon-10pm. Back for a second year, Houston’s downtown park is transformed into an outdoor dance club. Beverage booths near the main stage will be available alongside the usual offerings at The Lake House and The Grove. Hosted by resident DJs Mr. Bristle and DJ Drew; also featuring Kerri ‘Kaoz’ Chandler, Little Martin, Ceeplus Bad Knives, Henry Chow, Sasha Braverman and Mike W. 11-M04-4

Thursday 04-28 Through Saturday 04-30

Emily Johnson presents The Thank You Bar, Diverseworks, 1117 East Freeway, Thu/Fri 7:30pm & 9:30pm, Sat 7:30pm only. A performance/installation of dance, music and storytelling connecting ideas of displacement, longing, and language to history, pre-conceived notions, architecture, and myth. Created and performed by Alaska-born choreographer Emily Johnson with composers/musicians James Everest and Joel Pickard, with lighting design by Heidi Eckwall, beadwork by Karen Beaver, and paper sculpture by Krista Walsh. 11-M04-5

Friday 04-29 Through Sunday 05-01

Aces for Adoption Charity Tennis Tournament, reception Fri 6:30pm at residential address in Cypress, tournament Sat-Sun 9am-4pm at Copperfield Racquet & Health Club, 15700 Longenbaugh. $50 for reception only, $100 individual/$400 team to play. Benefiting Spaulding for Children, a non-profit foster care and adoption services agency. Reception features live music from Staci’s Edge, hors d’oeuvres, and a silent auction. Please visit link for more details or to purchase tickets. 11-M04-6