2011-04-25/05-01 Weekly LOVIEE

Delayed this time by purely technical issues, here once again is this weekend’s arts, events, and happenings.

Opening Thursday 04-28

Grandalism, DiverseWorks, 1117 East Freeway, opening reception 6-9pm. This series of street art exhibitions continues featuring the work of W3R3ON3. This exhibit runs through June 11. 11-GRANDALISM-5

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

Avis Frank Gallery Opening Night, Avis Frank Gallery, 215 23rd Street (Galveston), 6-9pm. Selected works by Patrick Medrano, Steve Murphy, Lisa Qualls, Kelli Vance, Martin Wnuk, David Hardaker, and Ray Phillips. 11-W17-1