July 15th, 2011

The Look Ahead: Anna Sprage at Dionysus, Two Art League Houston Shows, Royal Bangs at Fitz and More!

Sooooo close. The minutes are winding down. The bell’s about to ring. Work’s out for the weekend!

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Artwork by Anna Sprage Opening at Dionysus

Where: Dionysus Salon – Midtown [3201 Louisiana St., 77006]
When: Friday, July 15th | 7:00PM to 10:00PM
How much: Free
Scoop’d from: @ReiswigPhoto

“The show will now double as the start of a new campaign to raise awareness for Ali’s disappearance. Ali’s mom will be there to answer questions and give direction as to what they need from our community to keep the flyers out and the searches going until someone comes forward with information. Someone somewhere knows something. Where is Ali Lowitzer?


Indigenous Genius – The R.W. Northcutt Collection at Art League Houston


Where: Art League Houston [1953 Montrose Boulevard, 77006]
When: Opening Reception – Friday, July 15th | 6:00PM until 8:00PM
How much: Free
Scoop’d from: Art League Houston

Art League Houston: A selection of artistic and scientific artifacts from the private collection of pioneering Ohio-based collector R.W. Northcutt, which chronicles the obscure yet poetic life of three particular wood-working animals the beaver, the woodpecker and the termite and explores the deep-rooted connections between animal and human methodologies.


Fleet for Abby – New Works on Paper by Catherine Colangelo at Art League Houston


Where: Art League Houston [1953 Montrose Boulevard, 77006]
When: Opening Reception – Friday, July 15th | 6:00PM until 8:00PM w/ artist talk at 7:00PM
How much: Free
Scoop’d from: Art League Houston

Art League Houston: Prepare to set your sails for an exciting seafaring adventure. Fleet for Abby presents an enchanting installation of sixteen beautifully crafted gouache paintings of sail boats on Japanese Okawara paper, inspired by the remarkable story of sixteen-year-old Abby Sunderlands attempt to become the youngest person ever to sail solo around the world.

The works in this exhibition explore the intrinsic connections between themes of friendship, youthful adventure and childhood imagination.

Royal Bangs w/ Colourmusic at Fitzgerald’s

Where: Fitzgerald’s – The Heights [2706 White Oak Dr., 77007]
When: Saturday, July 16th | Doors at 8PM
How much: Free for 21+
Scoop’d from: Paul

I’ve been listening to the Royal Bangs album Flux Outside for a couple months now. It never gets old. Free shows at Fitzgerald’s never get old either. Doors open at 8:00PM tonight. Don’t be late. From a quick listen of Colourmusic, I can tell you won’t want to pass on their opening set. I’m intuitive like that.


The Coathangers w/ Featherface, The Wheel Workers and Jealous Creatures at The Mink
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Where: The Mink [3718 Main St., 77002]
When: Saturday, July 16th | First band at 9:00PM
How Much: Free before 10:00PM; $5 after
Scoop’d From: Facebook

We know that you’re looking to catch some shows this weekend. That’s where we come in. With The Coathangers heading through town, three Houston bands will be accompanying them at The Mink this weekend. If you show up early you will be rewarded by not having to pay a cover… Plus, let’s not forget that the first band starts at 9:00PM. You’ll be rewarded by the Jealous Creatures for your punctuality as well.

9:00PM – Jealous Creatures
10:00PM – The Wheel Workers
11:00PM – Featherface (pictured above)
12:ooAM – The Coathangers

— The Loop Scoop

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